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The following courses are all Nationally Accredited Training, which means that your qualification will be recognised throughout Australia.

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Nationally recognized Training

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and residential settings who are required to provide person-centred support to people that are ageing, people with disabilities or other reasons. Work involves using discretion and judgement as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Students will learn a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide appropriate support. This course covers two specialisations (ageing and home and community), with prospects of adding a short course in disability specialisation in 2017 which would complete all three specialisations for the Individual Support qualification.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.  Placement for the full qualification will be arranged by the College.

Career Opportunities:

  • Field Officer
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Home Care Assistant
  • In-Home Respite Worker
  • Care Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Community Care Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Support Worker

Further Education Opportunities:

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or higher level qualifications.

Course Duration:

Full time Semester 1 2017 (commenced)

Full time Semester 2 2017 (currently taking expressions of interest)

Part qualification (tasters) Semester 1 and 2 2017

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Nationally recognized Training

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for individuals to safely perform foundation digital literacy tasks using a personal computer and a range of software applications and digital devices. It is ideal for students who are looking for an introduction to computers and the employability skills necessary for varying industry occupations.

There are no formal pre-requisites for this course and it is aimed at students who have little or no experience in information technology.

Career Opportunities:

  • Records Assistant
  • Junior IT office support
  • ICT technical support roles within organisations
  • Administration Officer
  • Receptionist
  • Data Entry Operator 

Further Education Opportunities:

Pathway to Information, Digital Media and Technology Certificate II or higher. 

Course Duration:

Full time Semester 1 February – June 2017

Full time Semester 2 July – December 2017

Part qualification (tasters) Semester 1 and 2 2017

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

Running Date:

Tues 7th Mar (Tuesdays & Fridays)

Running Times

9:00am to 3:00pm

Cost:

$3930.00

Location

CCCC – Computer Room

Trainer:

Libby Feez & Andrew Horton

Course Coordinator

SITSS00017 Food Safety Supervisor

Nationally recognized Training

This short course is aimed at employees working in food premises within tourism, hospitality and catering organisations in NSW that are required to hold certification for the role of Food Safety Supervisor. This course provides a set of skills to work hygienically when handling food and to ensure the safety of food during its storage, preparation, display, service and disposal. It was established to help reduce food borne illness in the hospitality and retail food service sectors by improving food handlers’ skills and knowledge.

This course covers the following units of competency:

SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXFSA201 Participate in safe food handling practices

This is a practical course which will cover the following topics:

  • Identify and prevent organisational and personal hygiene risks
  • Legislative compliance
  • Policies and procedures
  • Hazards (waste, contamination and cross infection)
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Follow food safety program
  • Store food safely
  • Prepare food safely
  • Provide safe single use items
  • Maintain a clean environment
  • Dispose of food safely

Course duration: 1 day workshop (currently taking expressions of interest for 2017)

This course will be delivered in partnership with ATAC (RTO ID 90886). Statements of Attainment will be issued to students assessed as competent by ATAC.

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

Introduction to Computers

Nationally recognized Training

If you have never used a computer or struggle to understand and function a computer, our course will equip you with the knowledge and methods to confidently operate a computer either for your own personal use or for employment. You will be introduced to the world of computing, learning the basics of navigating around a computer, accessing and organising files and programs, sending and retrieving emails, using the internet, connecting digital media devices and applying basic security procedures and power management settings.

This course covers the following unit of competency:
ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer

Course duration: 6 weeks 1 session per week
No prior computer knowledge is required to attend this course
Students need to bring a USB flash drive

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

Provide First Aid and CPR

Nationally recognized Training

First Aid is the initial care of a sick or injured person. Prompt first aid can save lives in the critical time before emergency services or medical aid arrives. It can also prevent an injury or illness from becoming worse and provide comfort and reassurance to a casualty. This short course aims to demonstrate and develop skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. Both units apply to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

The key aims of first aid:

  • Preserve life of anyone involved in incident
  • Protect any unconscious person
  • Prevent any further injury or existing injury becoming worse
  • Promote recovery of casualty

This course covers the following units of competency:
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course duration: 1 day workshop 9.00am – 4.30pm
Compulsory course learning material to be completed before class commencement

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

Beyond Basic Computer Skills

Nationally recognized Training

You may have basic computing skills but are ready to move on to the next step in building on your knowledge in information technology. This course has been designed to provide participants with introductory skills for their resume and to build confidence in performing simple computing tasks.

This course covers the following units of competency:
ICTICT201 Use computer operating systems and hardware
ICTICT205 Design basic organisational documents using computing packages
ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment

Course duration: 6 weeks 1 session per week
Students must have basic computer skills to attend this course
Students need to bring a USB flash drive

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

Being Safe and Secure Online

Nationally recognized Training

Whether using your computer in the workplace or at home, this course will demonstrate how to remain safe and secure on your computer and online. You will learn how to identify and eliminate spam and destructive software through the use of anti-malware programs, configure software security settings, complete secure online transactions and banking, and interact securely in a socially responsible manner with a range of different internet sites.

This course covers the following units of competency:
ICTICT103 Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
ICTSAS206 Detect and protect from spam and destructive software

Course duration: 5 weeks 1 session per week
Students must have basic computer skills to attend this course
Students need to bring a USB flash drive

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

Administration Skills

Nationally recognized Training

Learn beneficial skills for employment in an administration role, volunteer position or your community and club organisations. Accredited units have been selected from the Business Services Training Package to create a practical course that is suitable for any person looking for an introduction to administration, and for employees or volunteers wanting to develop skills in these areas to effectively manage daily office tasks, projects and meetings.

This course covers the following units of competency:
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
BSBADM405 Organise meetings
BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents

Course duration: 8 weeks 1 session per week
Students must have basic computer skills to attend this course

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

Kick Start Your Own Small Business

Nationally recognized Training

Have you been kicking around a business idea but don’t know where to start? This course will help you to get organised with managing your accounts and tasks, budgeting for your small business, meeting your legal requirements, networking, marketing your business locally and online, and setting up technology. This course is aimed at people who may have just started a small business or would like to make a start in planning, organising and marketing their business idea.

This course covers the following units of competency:

BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB305 Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business

BSBSMB306 Plan a home based business

BSBSMB307 Set up information and communications technology for the micro business

BSBFIA301 Maintain Financial Records

Course duration: 10 weeks 2 session per week

Students need to bring a USB flash drive. Students do not need to have a business already set up to participate in this course.

A Statement of Attainment will be issued for the units completed in this course

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

Barista and Safe Food Handling

Nationally recognized Training

This short course is aimed at job seekers and workers in tourism, hospitality and catering organisations that require or would benefit from a combined set of skills to work safely and effectively with food and beverages. Students will learn how to extract and serve espresso coffee beverages using commercial espresso machines, and learn personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses and how to follow predetermined organisational procedures to identify and control food hazards.

This course covers the following units of competency:

SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITHFAB204 Prepare and serve espresso coffee

Course duration: 2 day workshop (currently taking expressions of interest for 2017)

This course will be delivered in partnership with ATAC (RTO ID 90886). Statements of Attainment will be issued to students assessed as competent by ATAC.

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

Medication Assistance

Nationally recognized Training

This short course is aimed at care workers in the community and health sector who require a set of skills for assisting clients with administering their medication. Care workers in community, disability and nursing homes will learn the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication, supporting a client to self-administer their medication and complete medication documentation. Participants will also reinforce their understanding of basic anatomy and physiology concepts required to recognise body systems and their components.

This course covers the following unit of competency:

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

Course duration: 4 half day workshops

Students must have completed Certificate III in Individual Support and working in industry to attend this course. Workplace assessment required.

A Statement of Attainment will be issued for the units completed in this course

*Skills must be demonstrated in the workplace unless state or territory legislated prevents this occurring with the addition of simulations and scenarios where the full range of contexts and situations have not been provided in the workplace. The following aspects of the performance evidence must have been demonstrated using simulation prior to demonstration in the workplace/with members of the general public.

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

 

Learner Driver Knowledge

Nationally recognized Training

If you are struggling to pass the RMS Learner Driver Knowledge test in order to get your L plates, our course can provide assistance to develop your language, literacy and numeracy skills, helping you understand what is required to pass the test and to achieve a result in gaining your learner drivers license. There will be interactive learning activities, opportunities to practice the test online, and setting up the driving test app on your phone.

This course covers the following units of competency:

FSKLRG04 Use basic strategies for work related learning
FSKRDG02 Read basic workplace signs and symbols
FSKOCM02 Engage in basic spoken exchanges at work

Course duration: 8 weeks 1 session per week

Note that this course has eligibility criteria, please contact our office to enquire. Students must be 16 years and over and currently not enrolled in high school to attend this course.

A Statement of Attainment will be issued for the units completed in this course.

If students are successful in completing this course or have gained their Learner Drivers license, they may be eligible for the ACE Community College Aboriginal Driver Education Programme which will assist you to gain more driving hours to complete the Driving Ability Road Test in order to get your P plates. Visit the following website for more information:

Aboriginal Driver Education Program

Child Protection

Nationally recognized Training

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. The course will address duty of care requirements, working within an ethical framework and applying relevant legislation, policies and procedures in responding to children and young people. The course applies to workers involved in delivering services to children and young people including community services, health, policing, juvenile justice, recreation, family services, education, alcohol and other drugs work and mental health. Trainer Peter Merrett has substantial experience in many areas of youth and adolescent care with undergraduate and post graduate qualifications in all relevant fields. He held both senior management and direct care roles in government and private agencies and has experience as a consultant.

This course covers the following unit of competency:

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Course duration: 2 day workshop

* Contact our office for information about our course fees – 02 6652 5378

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