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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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Introduction to Working in the Community Services Sector - Funded

Course Outline In the workplace it is important for you to be able to communicate effectively with others in order for you to carry out your work, for organisational processes and procedures to function; to foster a safe and comfortable environment, and to improve or maintain good relations with each other. Working legally and ethically go hand in hand to provide the best care possible to every client. ... Ethics means we show respect for every person. We do not judge, we accept... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
Introduction to Working in the Community Services Sector - Funded

<h3 id="CourseOutline">Course Outline</h3><p>In the workplace it is important for you to be able to communicate effectively with others in order for you to carry out your work, for organisational

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

How to respond to Dementia and Other Behaviours of Concern - Funded

Course Outline Behaviours of concern or challenging behaviour is any behaviour that causes significant distress or danger to the person of concern or others. It can include an outburst of aggression, or resistant type behaviour. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond effectively to behaviours of concern of people. Skills are associated with handling difficult incidents rather than managing ongoing behaviour difficulties. The unit applies to those in any... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern (CHCCCS020)
How to respond to Dementia and Other Behaviours of Concern - Funded

<h3 id="CourseOutline">Course Outline</h3><p>Behaviours of concern or challenging behaviour is any behaviour that causes significant distress or danger to the person of concern or others. It can

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Zoom sessions held Tuesday 21 and Tuesday 28 September from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

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

Hosting Zoom Meetings for Business/Training - Funded

Course Outline You’ve been attending meetings on Zoom, but now it’s your turn to host the meeting! During this course you’ll learn: The Zoom settings you need to in order to secure your meeting and make all the features you need available to you What you need to consider before hosting your Zoom meetings – technical requirements, security, policies and procedures How to use all of Zoom’s in-meeting tools Prerequisites: Familiar with attending Zoom meetings What you need to know... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate II in Business BSB20115.
  • Use digital technologies to communicate remotely (BSBITU213)

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This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Leadership Skills - Lead Team Effectiveness - Funded

Course Outline Do you want to move into a team leader or management role? This course defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to plan and supervise the performance of the team and develop team cohesion. It applies to team leaders, supervisors and new emerging managers who have an important leadership role in the development of efficient and effective work teams. Leaders at this level also provide leadership for the team and bridge the gap between the management of the... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
Leadership Skills - Lead Team Effectiveness - Funded

<h3 id="CourseOutline">Course Outline</h3><p>Do you want to move into a team leader or management role? This course defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to plan and supervise the

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This course is delivered over 3 evening sessions of 3 hours each.

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

Introduction to Working in the Health Industry - Funded

Thinking about a career as a nursing assistant or an allied health assistant but not quite ready to commit to a full qualification? This fee free nationally accredited short course will provide an introduction to understanding and working in the health services industry. Upon successful completion of this short course you may choose to immediately continue your studies to complete either a nursing assistant (HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance) or allied health... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Participate in workplace health and safety (HLTWHS001)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
Introduction to Working in the Health Industry - Funded

<p><strong>Thinking about a career as a nursing assistant or an allied health assistant but not quite ready to commit to a full qualification? This fee free nationally accredited short course will

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Introduction to Working in the Health Industry - Funded

<p><strong>Thinking about a career as a nursing assistant or an allied health assistant but not quite ready to commit to a full qualification? This fee free nationally accredited short course will

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

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