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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]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways FSK10219.
  • Engage in short and simple spoken exchanges at work (FSKOCM002)
$0 Limited / $0
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

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

Basic Computer Skills including MyGov

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.
  • Use digital technology for routine and simple workplace tasks (FSKDIG002)
  • Use digital technology for short and basic workplace tasks (FSKDIG001)
$0 Limited / $0
Basic Computer Skills including MyGov

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

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

Resume Writing & Interview Skills - Funded

Course Outline This accredited course (FSKWTG06 Write simple workplace information & FSKOCM07 Interact effectively with others at work) 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 blended learning... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Write simple workplace information (FSKWTG06)
  • Interact effectively with others at work (FSKOCM07)
Resume Writing & Interview Skills - Funded

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

Powerpoint 2019 Introduction

Course Outline The skills and knowledge acquired are sufficient to be able to create real-world presentations. You will learn how to add themes, run a slide show, print, publish presentations. Topics will include the following Getting to know PowerPoint: Starting Powerpoint; The Powerpoint screen; Using the ribbon; Using keytip badges; Minimising the ribbon; Shortcut menus; Using shortcut menus; Understanding dialog boxes; Launching dialog boxes; The quick access toolbar;... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Business BSB30115.
  • Create electronic presentations (BSBITU312)

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

Supporting People with Mental Illness - Funded

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)

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.

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Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113