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Subject Overviews

Subject Overviews

 

Name of Subject

Content or Overview

Metals and Engineering

MEM10105 Cert 1

 

There are hundreds of jobs in the manufacturing and engineering industries. Students learn about designing, production and repairing machinery, tools and parts as well as working in teams and dealing with clients and staff.

 

 

 

Construction Pathways

CPC20211 Cert II

 

The skills and work experience gained in this course can lead directly to work in the construction industry. Students gain a NSW WorkCover construction induction certificate plus a nationally recognised qualification.

 

 

 

 

Hospitality

SIT20312 Cert II

Kitchen Operations 

The industry is growing rapidly, employs large numbers of people and focuses on providing customer service.  This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in routine tasks in the kitchen. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality enterprises where food is prepared and served, including restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.

 

 

Retail

SIR20212 Cert II

The retail industry is a major area of employment and this course starts a career path that can lead to senior management. Skills gained include, customer service, using cash registers, stock control and sales.

 

 

 

Information and Digital

Technology

ICA30111 Cert II

Skills gained in an Information Technology course could lead to a career in designing web pages, software and games, creating programs, systems & databases, networking computers and finding solutions to technical and software problems.

 

Sports Coaching

SIS209513 Cert II

 

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in assisting senior coaches in the planning and implementation of instruction for a range of sports. Work may be undertaken as part of a team and would be performed under supervision. Learners wishing to undertake this qualification should be current or past participants in the respective sport specialisation chosen as part of this qualification.

 

 

VET

Stage 5

BSB10115  Certificate I in Business

This nationally recognised course contains units that will give you a range of basic, entry-level skills to operate confidently in the corporate and business world, including operating a personal computer and developing keyboard skills, creating and using spreadsheets and producing simple word processing documents. Successful completion of this course will qualify you for a range of administrative and clerical roles. The course also provides a good pathway for further study such as the Certificate II and Certificate III in Business qualifications.

SIR10116 Certificate I in Retail Services     

This nationally recognised, entry-level qualification has been designed to teach you how to:

  • Communicate in the retail workplace

  • Support a team

  • Work effectively and safely in a service environment

It is the starting point if you want to work with speciality retailers, supermarkets, department stores and quick service restaurants. You will develop your skills in simulated workplaces and on-the-job, ensuring you graduate with relevant, job ready experience.

Stage 6


BSB20115 Certificate II in Business Services

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of junior administrative positions who perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context. Individuals in these roles generally work under direct supervision.  

The course will also assist students to develop higher level skills in the following areas:

·        Communication

·         Teamwork in a business environment

·         Problem solving

·         Innovation and enterprise

·         Planning and organising (prioritising)

·         Deliver customer service

CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways 

This qualification provides a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship and this Certificate II allows for inclusion of skills suited for entry to off-site occupations, such as joinery and shop-fitting as well as carpentry, bricklaying and other occupations in general construction. This Certificate II is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade callings in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship

SIT20316  Certificate II in Hospitality Food and Beverage 

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. Skills and knowledge will prepare the students in providing effective hospitality service to customers. 

SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias, coffee shops and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools. Skills and knowledge will prepare the students in providing effective hospitality service to customers.

Statement of Attainment towards SIT20316  Certificate II in Hospitality

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who participate in a range of routine and predictable hospitality work activities. They work under close supervision and are given clear directions to complete tasks. 

ICT30118 Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology     

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a wide range of general information and communications technology (ICT) technical functions and to achieve a degree of self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user. Persons working at this level will support information technology activities in the workplace across a wide range of ICT areas, including technical support, network administration, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies.

SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail

With this qualification the student is able to perform roles such as:

·     Providing product and service advice in a retail store

·     Selling products and services in a variety of retail settings

·     Operating a checkout area

·     Preparing and selling fast food items

·     Checking stock, rotate and replenish retail shelves

·     Organising and maintaining work areas, merchandising and building displays

 

MEM10119 Certificate I in Engineering PLUS Statement of Attainment towards MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

The Certificate I in Engineering provides students with broad-based underpinning competencies in a range of engineering skills. Students undertaking this program will work on lathes and milling machines as well as learning about hand and power tools and precision measurement tools. Students will have the opportunity to learn welding skills using manual metal arc and gas metal arc process as well as the oxy acetylene welding

FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (120hrs)

Students develop key employability skills and a range of foundation skills through project and work-based learning opportunities. This Board Endorsed Course provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate skills in literacy and numeracy along with communication and problem solving skills that relate directly to the workplace. Work placement is optional.

The course is suitable for individuals preparing for entry to the workforce or vocational training pathways who require:

·         a pathway to employment

·         reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills at ACSF Level 3

·         entry level digital and employability skills

·         a vocational training and employment plan

SIS30519 Certificate III in Sport Coaching

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to be competent in delivering a basic instruction session for a sport. Work may be undertaken as part of a team and would be performed under supervision or independently in a structured environment such as a sporting club or school. Individuals wishing to undertake this qualification should be current or past participants in the respective sport specialisation chosen as part of this qualification. This qualification is accredited for the HSC and provides students with the opportunity to obtain nationally recognised vocational qualifications. This is known as dual accreditation

Relevant Websites

https://www.educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/home

https://education.nsw.gov.au/

https://www.asqa.gov.au/

https://vet.nsw.gov.au/why-vet/benefits-of-vet

 

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