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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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Engage Respectfully with People from Diverse Backgrounds in the Workplace

Course Outline We are all individuals from diverse backgrounds in the workplace and this course will give you a structured process to reflect on your own perspectives on diversity. You will be able to recognise and respect the needs of your colleagues and customers by selecting and using appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication and where misunderstandings may arise from diversity be able to form appropriate responses. Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001) This unit describes... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.

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

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]

This course has no current classes. 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]

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

An Introduction to Case Management - Funded

Course Outline Are you looking for an opportunity to gain insight into working in the community services sector? If so, enrol in this introductory case management course. You will gain the knowledge to develop and learn skills to be a Support Worker in an ever-changing sector. Learn while you gain a nationally accredited unit for which you will gain a credit transfer if you subsequently enrol in a full qualification course containing this unit, eg CHC42015 Certificate IV in... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management (CHCCSM005)

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

Introduction to Community Services - 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.
  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management (CHCCSM005)
  • Use communication to build relationships (CHCCOM002)
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (CHCADV001)

This course has no current classes. 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 from the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015.
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (CHCPRP001)
  • Use communication to build relationships (CHCCOM002)
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (CHCADV001)

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

How to Take Proactive Responsibility for Your Own Professional Development

Course Outline This course will guide you on how to reflect on and create opportunities for your own professional development in the workplace. Reflect on and improve own professional practice (CHCPRP003) This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and enhance own practice through a process of reflection and ongoing professional development. It applies to workers in all industry sectors who take pro-active responsibility for their own professional development.... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice (CHCPRP003)

This course has no current classes. 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)

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

Resume Writing & Job Interview Skills - Funded

Course Outline This accredited course (FSKOCM007 Interact effectively with others at work and FSKLRG007 Use strategies to identify job opportunities) is designed to help you get into the workforce or apply for a better job. You will: Plan and create your resume Find out some great job seeking tips Do preparation for a job interview Prerequisite: Basic Windows PC, file management and Microsoft Word skills. What you need to know about this course The course is delivered using a... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Interact effectively with others at work (FSKOCM007)
  • Use strategies to identify job opportunities (FSKLRG007)

This course has no current classes. 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.

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

Contact us

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

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113