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Free Short Courses for those impacted by Covid Lockdown

If you have been impacted by the Covid lockdown (eg, losing work hours, losing your position, not having ongoing work and needing to transition to another industry or experiencing other challenges as a result of the lockdowns) and you want to keep your mind active and make your employment prospects brighter, take a look at these short courses. The NSW Government has expanded the criteria for the Adult and Community Education (ACE) Program to assist those impacted by the current lockdown. If you can say 'yes" to the below criteria, apply now for more details for the courses in which you are interested.

To be eligible for ACE funding you must be:

  1. an Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen, and
  2. be aged 15 years or older, and
  3. live or work in NSW, and
  4. no longer be at school or equivalent.

AND

  1. residing in a NSW lockdown LGA.

For a complete list of ACE eligibility criteria please click here.

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Conversation Skills for Beginner English Speakers

Fully funded English classes are available to Australian Citizens/Permanent Residents/NZ citizens/humanitarian visa holders who require the skills provided in the courses to help improve employment opportunities or support further training needs. To ensure you are enrolled in the correct course, a short interview is required. Enrolment/interview days will usually be held at our Brookvale campus Level 1/14 William St, Brookvale. You must bring proof of citizenship or visa. Limited... [More]
Conversation Skills for Beginner English Speakers

<p>Fully funded English classes are available to Australian Citizens/Permanent Residents/NZ citizens/humanitarian visa holders who require the skills provided in the courses to help improve employment

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You must have a short interview and fill in a form before enrolling in this class to make sure you are at the correct level. Please contact the college on 9970 1000
Conversation Skills for Beginner English Speakers

<p>Fully funded English classes are available to Australian Citizens/Permanent Residents/NZ citizens/humanitarian visa holders who require the skills provided in the courses to help improve employment

...
You must have a short interview and fill in a form before enrolling in this class to make sure you are at the correct level. Please contact the college on 9970 1000

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Introduction to Working for a Community Services Organisation

Course Outline This course is designed to give you a taste of what it is like working for a community services organisation and a rewarding career in community services. The units in this introductory course are from: Certificate IV in Community Services. Units CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships. What you need to know about this course The... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (CHCPRP001)
  • Use communication to build relationships (CHCCOM002)
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (CHCADV001)
$470 Limited GST free / $423
Introduction to Working for a Community Services Organisation

<h3 id="CourseOutline">Course Outline</h3><p>This course is designed to give you a taste of what it is like working for a community services organisation and a rewarding career in community services.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Reading Skills for Beginner English Speakers

Fully funded English classes are available to Australian Citizens/Permanent Residents/NZ citizens/humanitarian visa holders who require the skills provided in the courses to help improve employment opportunities or support further training needs. To ensure you are enrolled in the correct course, a short interview is required. Enrolment/interview days will usually be held at our Brookvale campus Level 1/14 William St, Brookvale. You must bring proof of citizenship or visa. Limited... [More]
Reading Skills for Beginner English Speakers

<p>Fully funded English classes are available to Australian Citizens/Permanent Residents/NZ citizens/humanitarian visa holders who require the skills provided in the courses to help improve employment

...
You must have a short interview and fill in a form before enrolling in this class to make sure you are at the correct level. Please contact the college on 9970 1000

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Plan and Lead Group Activities

Course Outline Learn how to work collaboratively with groups with diverse participant backgrounds to properly plan and identify resources required for group activities. You will also learn how to facilitate the group activities utilising effective communication and interpersonal skills. By completing this course you can confidently add this great asset to your resume and current working skills. Plan and conduct group activities (CHCGRP002) This unit describes the knowledge and... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Plan and conduct group activities (CHCGRP002)
$150 Limited GST free / $135
Plan and Lead Group Activities

<h3 id="CourseOutline">Course Outline</h3><p>Learn how to work collaboratively with groups with diverse participant backgrounds to properly plan and identify resources required for group activities.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Mediation Skills

Course Outline Broaden your existing skills to include mediation. This short course reflects the skill requirements for individuals who act as mediators in a community services context. You will learn how to prepare, facilitate and then conclude mediation processes with clients with varying circumstances and types of dispute. Units These units are part of the CHCSS00110 – Mediation Skill Set CHCMED001 – Prepare for mediation CHCMED002 – Facilitate mediation CHCMED003 – Consolidate... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
$390 Limited GST free / $351
Mediation Skills

<h3 id="CourseOutline">Course Outline</h3><p>Broaden your existing skills to include mediation. This short course reflects the skill requirements for individuals who act as mediators in a community

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Supporting People with Mental Illness

Course Outline This short nationally accredited course is beneficial for anyone wishing to understand how to better support those who may be experiencing mental illness. This course provides training to meet the requirements of CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues. It is also a valuable course for anyone wishing to equip themselves to support those around them. Course includes information on how to: Identify signs of mental illnesses Appropriately communicate to... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Work with people with mental health issues (CHCMHS001)
$189 Limited GST free / $170.10
Supporting People with Mental Illness

<h3 id="CourseOutline">Course Outline</h3><p>This short nationally accredited course is beneficial for anyone wishing to understand how to better support those who may be experiencing mental illness.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Basic Computer Skills including MyGov 2022

This course is for students who meet the Adult & Community Education (ACE) funding criteria. It covers the very basics including: How to navigate around a computer How to search the internet How to use myGov. [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways FSK10219.
Basic Computer Skills including MyGov 2022

<p>This course is for students who meet the Adult &amp; Community Education (ACE) funding criteria.</p>

<p>It covers the very basics including:</p>

<ul>

<li>How to navigate around a computer</li>

<li>

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR Accredited)

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID009) This nationally recognised course satisfies 1 Unit of Competency from the new HLT Health Training Package. It describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings. Elements and Performance... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID009)
$65 Limited GST free
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR Accredited)

<p>Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID009) This nationally recognised course satisfies 1 Unit of Competency from the new HLT Health Training Package. It describes the skills and knowledge

...
Pre-course work must be completed prior to attending this course. See above for more details.
Please note that a practical demonstration of CPR on a manikin on the floor is a requirement of this course.
$65 Limited GST free
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR Accredited)

<p>Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID009) This nationally recognised course satisfies 1 Unit of Competency from the new HLT Health Training Package. It describes the skills and knowledge

...
Pre-course work must be completed prior to attending this course. See above for more details.
Please note that a practical demonstration of CPR on a manikin on the floor is a requirement of this course.
$65 Limited GST free
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR Accredited)

<p>Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID009) This nationally recognised course satisfies 1 Unit of Competency from the new HLT Health Training Package. It describes the skills and knowledge

...
Pre-course work must be completed prior to attending this course. See above for more details.
Please note that a practical demonstration of CPR on a manikin on the floor is a requirement of this course.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

This first aid course is Nationally Recognised and provides participants with the skills necessary not only to be a first aid representative in a workplace but also to help family and friends in emergency situations. This unit (Provide First Aid – HLTAID011) describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
$130 Limited GST free
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

<p>This first aid course is Nationally Recognised and provides participants with the skills necessary not only to be a first aid representative in a workplace but also to help family and friends in

...
Pre-course work must be completed prior to attending this course. See above for more details.
Please note that a practical demonstration of CPR on a manikin on the floor is a requirement of this course.
$130 Limited GST free
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

<p>This first aid course is Nationally Recognised and provides participants with the skills necessary not only to be a first aid representative in a workplace but also to help family and friends in

...
Pre-course work must be completed prior to attending this course. See above for more details.
Please note that a practical demonstration of CPR on a manikin on the floor is a requirement of this course.
$130 Limited GST free
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

<p>This first aid course is Nationally Recognised and provides participants with the skills necessary not only to be a first aid representative in a workplace but also to help family and friends in

...
Pre-course work must be completed prior to attending this course. See above for more details.
Please note that a practical demonstration of CPR on a manikin on the floor is a requirement of this course.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting

This course delivers the nationally accredited unit Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting (HLTAID012). It has been developed for teachers and carers will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations in an education and care setting. This is the appropriate course for childcare workers. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID009)
  • Provide First Aid in an education and care setting (HLTAID012)
$140 Limited GST free
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting

<p>This course delivers the nationally accredited unit Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting (HLTAID012). It has been developed for teachers and carers will give you the skills and

...
Pre-course work must be completed prior to attending this course. See above for more details.
Please note that a practical demonstration of CPR on a manikin on the floor is a requirement of this course.
$140 Limited GST free
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting

<p>This course delivers the nationally accredited unit Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting (HLTAID012). It has been developed for teachers and carers will give you the skills and

...
Pre-course work must be completed prior to attending this course. See above for more details.
Please note that a practical demonstration of CPR on a manikin on the floor is a requirement of this course.
$140 Limited GST free
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting

<p>This course delivers the nationally accredited unit Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting (HLTAID012). It has been developed for teachers and carers will give you the skills and

...
Pre-course work must be completed prior to attending this course. See above for more details.
Please note that a practical demonstration of CPR on a manikin on the floor is a requirement of this course.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 9.00am to 4.00pm, Tues and Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

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