2020 INNOVATIVE MINDS WORKFORCE SKILLS BETTER CAREERS - Global Business College of Australia

 
2020 INNOVATIVE MINDS WORKFORCE SKILLS BETTER CAREERS - Global Business College of Australia
2020
COURSE GUIDE

INNOVATIVE MINDS
WORKFORCE SKILLS
BETTER CAREERS
2020 INNOVATIVE MINDS WORKFORCE SKILLS BETTER CAREERS - Global Business College of Australia
Welcome to
 GBCA
Welcome to the Global Business College of Australia (GBCA).

We are a dynamic, cosmopolitan and nationally recognised training
organisation located in the CBD of Melbourne, the world’s most liveable city.

GBCA is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research. We
provide life-changing experiences with our vocational courses, English
courses, short programs, corporate training, career development programs
and pathway courses. We take pride in helping students from Australia and
many other countries to achieve globally recognised qualifications.

At GBCA, we are dedicated to creating a positive learning environment for
you. We embrace diversity, encourage innovation, foster creativity, and
facilitate inter-cultural communication.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our programs and the knowledge,
skills and expertise of our qualified trainers who focus on giving everyone
the chance to be their best. Our year-round internship opportunities and
integrated professional development programs provide hands-on experience
for you and ensure that you will leave ready for employment.

We work hard to ensure that your study at GBCA and in Australia is a unique
and memorable experience. Come and study with us to create positive
change for a better world. I look forward to seeing you at GBCA.

Dr Celina Yu

GBCA Managing Director
2020 INNOVATIVE MINDS WORKFORCE SKILLS BETTER CAREERS - Global Business College of Australia
Contents
Your GBCA                                         01
• How to join GBCA
Learning Pathways to Universities                 02
Why GBCA                                          03
Campus Life                                       04
GBCA Location Map                                 05
Living in Melbourne                               07
• Arts and Culture
• Entertainment
• Sport
• Shopping
• Climate
• Cost of Living
Student Support                                   09
• Facilities and Resources
• Learning Support
• Mentor Support
• Career Program
English Program (GE)
• General English (GE)                            11
• English for Academic Purposes (EAP)             12
Childhood Education
• Certificate III in Early Childhood and Care     13
• Diploma of Early Childhood Education and        15
Care
Business
• Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping    17
• Certificate IV in Business                      19
• Diploma of Business                             21
• Diploma of Business (Pathway to Bachelor)       22
• Advanced Diploma of Business                    23
Information Technology
• Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies    24
• Diploma of Information Technology               25
• Advanced Diploma of Information Technology      27
Business Analysis
Interpreting and Translating
• Diploma of Interpreting (Mandarin-English)      28
• Diploma of Interpreting (Spanish-English)       29
• Advanced Diploma of Translating (English to     30
Mandarin)
English
• Certificate I in Spoken and Written English     31
• Certificate II in Spoken and Written English    32
• Certificate III in Spoken and Written English   33
• Course in Spoken and Written English for Job    34
Seeking
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Your GBCA
    Global Business College Australia (GBCA) is a nationally
    recognised training organisation, which is dedicated to creating
    a positive and successful learning environment for all students.   “We pride ourselves on
    We have an extensive network of industry partners that work
    with us to ensure our courses are relevant and meet industries’    providing a unique study
    current needs.                                                     experience, caring and
    At GBCA we offer a range of learning pathways into Vocational      supportive services and
    and Higher Education in the following areas:
                                                                       highly qualified trainers,
    •   Business Entrepreneurship
    •   Financial Services                                             who are dedicated to the
    •
    •
        Information Technology
        Early Childhood Education & Care
                                                                       success of all students.”
    •   Interpreting and Translating (Mandarin           English;
        Spanish      English)
    •   English

    HOW TO JOIN GBCA
               APPLICATION                                                 CONFIRMATION OF ENROLMENT

        1      Select your qualification and visit
               www.gbca.edu.au to complete the
               application form and attach the following
               documents:
                                                                       4   GBCA Admissions Team will issue an
                                                                           electronic Confirmation of Enrolment
                                                                           (eCoE) and Overseas Student Health
                                                                           Cover (OSHC).
               •   Certified copies of academic results
                   and certificates

                                                                       5
               •   Certified copies of your English                        TRAVEL AND/OR ACCOMMODATION
                   testing result (IELTS, PTE...)                          ARRANGEMENTS
               •   Certified copy of your passport                         Arrange your own travel and accommadation.
               •   Work experience documents                               Please note that GBCA can provide airport
               •   Statement of purpose                                    pickup and accommodation assistance.
               Lodge your application and documents
               above through an agent, exhibition,                         ARRIVAL
               email, phone or fax. If you require any
               assistance please contact Admissions@
               gbca.edu.au.

               LETTER OF OFFER
                                                                       6   You arrive in Australia.

    2          If your application is successful, GBCA
               Admissions Team will issue a ‘Letter of
               Offer’, which will be sent to you.
                                                                       7
                                                                           ORIENTATION DAY
                                                                           Meet our friendly GBCA Student Support
                                                                           Staff, receive information about study life
                                                                           at GBCA, course information, registration
                                                                           and Student ID cards.
               ACCEPTANCE

    3          You accept the offer by returning signed
               forms and making payment of your
               course.
                                                                       8
                                                                           CLASSES BEGIN
                                                                           If you require any assistance with your
                                                                           course/study please contact one of our
                                                                           friendly Student Support Staff or email
                                                                           Studentsupport@gbca.edu.au.
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Learning Pathways
   to Universities
                                                             Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
                                                                       CPA Accredited

                                                                             OR
           Diploma of Business*
                (Pathway)

                                                                    Bachelor of Business
                                                                   (International Business)

                                                                  Bachelor of Information
                                                                       Technology

                                                                             OR
          Diploma of Information
               Technology*

                                                                  Bachelor of Information
                                                                       Technology

                                                              Bachelor of Early Childhood and
                                                                    Primary Education

                                                                             OR
        Diploma of Early Childhood
           Education and Care*

                                                                    Bachelor of Education
                                                                (Early Childhood and Primary)
                                                                 at Swinburne University of
                                                                         Technology

*Up to one year exemption into a relevant Bachelor degree.                                       2
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why GBCA
    Learning Experience

                           STUDENT SATISFACTION
                                                                    Our library is dedicated to supporting all study needs
                                  Courses and trainers              and provides computer access with unlimited free WiFi
                                                                    throughout the college. Additionally, our library staff

        90 %
                                  Resources and support services
                                                                    provide free academic skills workshops in: research
                                  Learning environment              methods, essay and report writing, referencing information
                                  Support services                  sources and working effectively in a team.

                                  Career opportunities              At GBCA, our Careers Support Centre provides students
                                                                    with tailored work experience and internships with our
                                                                    many industry partners, and various career-boosting
    GBCA provides a balanced learning platform for students         opportunities throughout the year.
    to succeed in their studies, careers and social lives. We
    encourage students to become well-rounded people, who
    can engage effectively with other students, work colleagues     In addition, we understand that students who need to work
    and those in the wider community.                               will have a more positive study experience if they are happy
                                                                    with their jobs. To help students find suitable employment,
                                                                    we also provide free job skills workshops and on-going job
    GBCA’s course designers keep in close contact with              application support.
    our industry partners to ensure that all courses remain
    relevant and current in meeting industry’s needs. With
    highly qualified and experienced trainers and regular           GBCA is located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD within
    course reviews, our students’ training is designed to assist    the free tram zone and is only a 5-minute walk to either
    students to meet the future needs of today’s employers.         Flagstaff or Melbourne Central train station. With trams
                                                                    and buses on our doorstep, our location makes it easy for
                                                                    you to access and/or enjoy your lunch-break at the many
    GBCA offers flexible learning environments, where all           great restaurants, cafes and food bars that are all within
    support resources are on-hand, such as audio-visual             walking distance.
    equipment in all classrooms, kitchenettes, lounge areas,
    male and female restrooms with disabled access on each
    level.

                                                                      Highly qualified and
            We provide free job           Located in the heart of   experienced trainers to       Computer access with
             skills workshops             Melbourne’s CBD with      assist students to meet         unlimited free WiFi
             and on-going job              easy access to public      the future needs of         throughout the college
3           application support                  transport             today’s employers
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Campus Life

GBCA ORIENTATION
                                                                    TUITION FEES AND COST OF LIVING
The orientation program is designed to help you settle into
                                                                    We understand that studying overseas in an investment and
your new life in Melbourne. All new students are required to
                                                                    it’s important to consider all expenses. Please refer to the
attend the orientation session on the commencement date,
                                                                    ‘Cost of Living’ section page 8. Please note that any school-
which is stated in your Letter of Offer. In this session you will
                                                                    aged dependants accompanying a student to Australia will
meet the support staff, explore the facilities and services
                                                                    be required to pay full fees if they are enrolled in either a
available on campus, as well as receive information about:
                                                                    government or non-government school.
transport, shopping, recreational activities, work rights, visa
obligations, health cover (International students) and further
assistance.

                                                                    YOU ARE PROTECTED
                                                                    The Tuition Protection Service (TPS) is provided by the
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT                                                Australian Government to protect International students on a
•  Class-sizes of up to 18 students                                 student visa, who have paid tuition fees to study in Australia, if
•  Classrooms equipped with high resolution projectors              their course is unable to be delivered. Students are required to
•  Computer lab with printing facilities and free unlimited         pay their tuition fees directly to GBCA and retain all receipts/
   WiFi with lounge areas, kitchenettes and restrooms with          invoices of payment.
   disabled access.

                                                                    SKILLS FIRST PROGRAM - ELIGIBLE DOMESTIC
                                                                    STUDENTS ONLY
OUR SUPPORT SERVICES                                                Skills First Program is provided through the Victorian and
                                                                    Commonwealth Government Funding Scheme for helping
•  Dedicated library staff and resources                            eligible domestic students to access vocational education
•  Free academic study skills workshops                             and training skills relevant to industry’s needs. To be eligible
•  Student welfare support staff                                    for a government-subsidy, please discuss the eligibility
•  Careers support services                                         requirements with our team prior to your application
                                                                    (enquiry@gbca.edu.au or +61 3 9041 3050).
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GBCA
    CAMPUS LOCATION MAP

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LIVING IN
    MELBOURNE

    Melbourne is a fascinating, fun and safe city with a world-class public transport system. It is also
    known as the best destination for International students and one of the world’s most liveable cities.

    Melbourne is a vibrant                  Melbourne offers a wealth of                as H&M, Zara and Topshop, which
    cosmopolitan city in the state          entertainment including Museums,            are all easily accessible in the CBD.
    of Victoria, where 45% of the           Galleries, Exhibitions, Zoos, Beaches       Melbourne also has numerous
    population were either born             and Cinemas. Venture outside the city       outdoor markets, offering fresh food
    overseas or have parents                to discover the diversity and beauty        to shoppers daily. Queen Victoria
    from overseas. Residents                of regional Victoria, from the Yarra        Market, South Melbourne Market
    speak more than 150 different           Valley wineries to coastal villages like    and Prahran Market are all popular
    languages throughout the city and       the Mornington Peninsula and alpine         for weekly shopping or to pick up
    you can meet people from different      towns, Mount Buller and Falls Creek.        specialty items. The Queen Victoria
    countries from around world.                                                        Market buzzes with energy when it
    Melbourne is filled with exciting       Sport                                       comes alive at night during the winter
    events and activities including:                                                    season.
                                            Melbourne is the ‘sports capital’ of
    Arts and Culture                        Australia. Every year the city hosts        Climate
                                            a multitude of sporting events
    Melbourne reflects its multi-layered    including;                                  Melbourne’s temperate climate is
    culture by hosting numerous                                                         well-known to be changeable and
                                            •   The Australian Open (tennis)
    dynamic, international festivals                                                    is described as ‘four seasons in one
                                            •   Spring Racing Carnival (horse racing)
    and events. International arts and                                                  day’. You will enjoy Melbourne all year
                                            •   Boxing Day Test Match (cricket)
    comedy festivals are hosted each                                                    with a good plan.
    year, featuring renowned artists and    Watching a live Australian Football
    comedians from all over the world.      League (AFL) match in winter is              SEASON     MONTH      TEMPERATURE
    Free special events are frequently      also a popular pastime for many
                                                                                         Summer     Dec-Feb        14 - 25.3°C
    held in Federation Square located in    Melburnians. Soccer has also                                         (57.2 - 77.5°F)
    the heart of Melbourne to celebrate     become increasingly popular with
                                                                                          Autumn    Mar-May      10.9 - 20.3°C
    the multicultural nature of the city.   the introduction of the AAMI Park
                                                                                                                (51.6 - 68.5°F)
                                            Stadium in Melbourne, which held
    Entertainment                           the AFC Asian Cup in 2015.                    Winter    Jun-Aug        6.5 - 14.2°C
                                                                                                                 (43.7 - 57.6°F)

    Melbourne offers a wealth of            Shopping                                      Spring    Sep-Nov      9.6 - 19.6°C
                                                                                                                (49.3 - 67.3°F)
    entertainment including:
                                            As a bustling capital, Melbourne is a
    •   Museums         •    Festivals      shopper’s delight offering something
    •   Galleries       •    Sport Events   special for everyone including;
    •   Exhibitions     •    Live Shows
    •   Zoos            •    Theme parks    • Major department stores
    •   Beaches         •    Gardens        • Outlet centres
    •   Cinemas                             • Fashion houses
                                            • International Supermarkets
                                            There is also an increasing number
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VICTORIAN PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

          Public Holidays                                   2020

          New Year’s Day                                  Wed 1 Jan

           Australia Day*                                Mon 27 Jan                       TRANSPORTATION
             Labour Day                                  Mon 9 Mar                        Throughout Melbourne, public transport
                                                                                          is reliable and easy to use. You can travel
            Good Friday                                   Fri 10 Apr                      around with trams, trains and buses with
                                                                                          a one ticket system (Myki). For more
          Saturday before                                                                 information on ticketing, please visit
                                                          Sat 11 Apr
           Easter Sunday                                                                  www.ptv.vic.gov.au.

           Easter Sunday                                 Sun 12 Apr                       GBCA is located in the heart of
          Easter Monday                                  Mon 13 Apr                       Melbourne city within 5 minutes walking
                                                                                          distance to Melbourne Central and
             ANZAC Day                                    Sat 25 Apr                      Flagstaff train stations as well as bus
                                                                                          stops just on GBCA’s doorstep. (Tram
         Queen’s Birthday                                Mon 8 Jun
                                                                                          Route 30 Stop 4)
         Friday before the
                                                 Subject to AFL schedule
          AFL Grand Final
          Melbourne Cup                                   Tue 3 Nov

           Christmas Day                                  Fri 25 Dec

            Boxing Day*                                  Sat 26 Dec

*If a public holiday falls on the weekend, the holiday will be on the following Monday.

Cost of Living
                                                                                          ARRIVAL ASSISTANCE
THE COST OF LIVING IN AUSTRALIA
According to the Department of Home and Affairs (DHA),                                    At Melbourne airport, Study Melbourne
as a general guide, apart from the costs of studying in                                   offers students free information and
Australia, you should have enough funds to cover your                                     advice. For more details visit:
travel costs and 12 months of living expenses. You must                                   www.melbourne.vic.gov.au
demonstrate that the funds you are relying upon can meet
these costs and are available during your stay in Australia.
You will need to consider other expenses such as bond
payment and advanced rent, furniture, textbooks, study
excursions and equipment, and other emergency expenses.

The exchange rate between the Australian dollar and your
currency is also important to consider.

   AVERAGE COST OF LIVING

                                                                                          JOBS/WORKING
      International Student                           AUD $22,0000
                                                                                          We understand that some students
  Spouse or de facto partner                            AUD $7,500                        need to work in order to meet their
   of the primary applicant                                                               financial responsibilities. Please note
                                                                                          that students living in Australia on a
        A dependent child                               AUD $3,200                        Student Visa (subclass 500) cannot work
                                                                                          more than 40 hours per fortnight when
       Annual school costs                               AUD 8,300                        their course is in session. The visa holder
                                                                                          must continue to satisfy the criteria for
Source: https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/live-in-australia/living-costs        grant of their visa.
*This information was taken at the time of publication                                                                                  8
student support
    Facilities and Resources                                            The student’s academic progress will be reviewed at the
                                                                        end of each study period. Students, who are ‘at-risk’
    •   Fully equipped classrooms                                       will be contacted by the Student Administration Officer
                                                                        immediately, to discuss possible solutions to catch up.
    •   Student lounges
    •   Kitchenettes
    •   Restrooms (disabled access)
                                                                        Mentor Support
    •   Library
                                                                        Fully qualified trainers are available for additional
    •   Computer Lab                                                    consultation. Students are encouraged to talk to their
    •   Unlimited Wi-Fi network                                         trainer when mentoring is required. Booking is required for
    •   Printing services                                               additional consultation.

    Student Support Officers will provide support to students
    and/or refer them to support services on all matters relating
    to their study in Australia. This includes but is not limited to:

    •   Conducting an orientation program for students
    •   Support services to assist students to transition into
        study and living in Australia
    •   Emergency and health services
    •   Legal services
    •   Counselling services
    •   Academic assistance/study support
    •   Welfare related support services
                                                                                         Christina Symonds
    •   Facilities and resources
                                                                                  Certified Trainer and Academic Advisor
    •   Locating and understanding GBCA policies and
        procedures including the complaints and appeals                 Christina is a certified English lecturer with over 15 years of
        process                                                         experience in Australia, Japan and South Korea. She is also
    •   Visa conditions including meeting course progress               a qualified Lawyer and has been admitted to the Supreme
                                                                        Court of Victoria. Christina has extensive EAP teaching
                                                                        experience and can support your study life with academic
    NOTE: All support services provided by GBCA are free of
                                                                        advice and study guidance.
    charge to students. Students requiring special or welfare
    assistance will be referred to an appropriate external service
    provider. GBCA will not charge any referral fee. However, any
    cost associated with the external service will be at your own
    expense. The Student Support Officer will assist students, if
    necessary, when attempting to contact external services.

    Learning Support
    GBCA’s teaching staff are available to assist students
    with their studies and homework. This support may vary
    depending on identified needs. Students are encouraged to
    talk to their trainer when assistance is required to ensure
    satisfying academic performance. Students who require                                  Callum Forrester
    additional assistance can schedule appointments with their                    Certified Trainer and Academic Advisor
    trainer. There will be support available to assist students
    in meeting their course requirements and maintaining                Callum is a qualified librarian, with a Master of Information
    attendance, such as Skills Workshops and Counselling                Management and several years of university librarian
    Services.                                                           experience. He is a great source of information and provides
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                                                                        skills.
Career Program                                                     How to Plan Your Career
                                                                   • Self-evaluation SWOT analysis
                                                                   • Determining job prospects
At GBCA, we provide a free comprehensive program that
                                                                   • Personal development plan (SMART)
aims to prepare students for the Australian workplace, by
enabling them to develop their Job Ready Skills and gain
                                                                   Self-Marketing Methods
work experience through internships and employment.
                                                                   • Using online resources (Websites, LinkedIn, etc.)
Internship                                                         • Creating video and infographic resumes
GBCA has partnered with industries to give our students            • Attending job fairs/networking
opportunities for volunteering internships.
                                                                   Finding Suitable Jobs
Live Projects                                                      • Analysing job advertisements
Every year GBCA students are selected along with students          • Understanding job requirements
from different institutions to participate in real-life projects   • Contacting employers/recruiters
focused on resolving current business issues and problems.
                                                                   Writing Job Specific Applications
Volunteering                                                       • Addressing the selection criteria
Our Careers Team recommend various government and non-             • Writing successful resumes
for-profit organisations to volunteer your skills and abilities,   • Writing successful cover letters
which is a great way to gain valuable work experience.
                                                                   Understanding Interview Strategies
Career Conversations                                               • Responding to job specific questions
                                                                   • Responding to behavioural type questions (STAR)
GBCA helps our students get to know the latest information         • Interpreting body language
of the job market. Our Careers Officer can also provide free
career planning, job application guidance and advice.              Communicating Effectively at Work
                                                                   • Adapting to the Australian work culture
Career Consultations                                               • Understanding the Australian work language
                                                                   • Communication strategies
Ours Careers Offices provide free and confidential career
planning, job application guidance and advice. Students in
their final year are encouraged to take advantage of the free
30 minute face-to-face consultations.
CAREER SOFT SKILLS TRAINING

GBCA organises monthly Job Ready Workshops from setting
career goals, understanding the application/recruitment
stages to understanding the Australian work culture – the
practical skills and knowledge gained are invaluable. The
workshops cover such topics as:

                  Richard Symonds
           Career Advisor and Certified Trainer
Richard is an HR professional with several years of
recruitment experience in helping students and graduates
into work experience and employment opportunities.
Richard provides workshops, career consultations, resume                                                                 10
checking and rewriting assistance.
English Program (ELICOS)

     General English (GE)

     CRICOS CODE: 098218E

     DURATION: 42 weeks

     TIMETABLE:
     Day Classes           Evening Classes
     4 days per week       4 evenings per week
     (9:00 to 15:00)       (16:00 to 21:30)

     CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne
                                                                                           “My experience in GBCA is
     3000 and 338 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000
                                                                                           interesting, because every
                                                                                           day I learn something
     ELEMENTARY TO UPPER INTERMEDIATE:
                                                                                           new.”
     You will improve your English language skills. General English will help you
     develop communication skills for everyday situations, increasing fluency and          Romina Rachel Urzia Tono
     accuracy in spoken English to build your confidence to use English for travel,        Pre-Intermediate Level
     work, to get a good job in Australia or when you return home, or for further study.

     •      Elementary
     •      Pre-Intermediate
     •      Intermediate
     •      Upper-Intermediate

     WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
     • English for everyday use
     • Cross cultural awareness
     • Effective communication
     • Pronunciation and fluency

     FACILITIES AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS
     • Classrooms with overhead projectors
     • Whiteboards                                                                         “Very happy with the
     • Student lounge                                                                      management team, I love
     • Kitchen (a kettle, a fridge/freezer and a microwave)                                it here, because GBCA
     • Bathrooms (including a disabled toilet)                                             cares about the students”
     • Library
     • Computer lab                                                                        Cesar David Nicolas
     • Unlimited Wi-Fi network                                                             Tarazona Garzon
     • Printing services.                                                                  Intermediate Level

     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

            APPROX. ENTRY                                 POSSIBLE PATHWAY / EXIT
                                       COURSES
               POINTS                                             POINTS
         IELTS 3.5 or equivalent     GE Elementary           GE Pre-Intermediate
         IELTS 4.0 or equivalent   GE Pre-Intermediate          GE Intermediate
         IELTS 4.5 or equivalent    GE Intermediate      GE Upper-Intermediate EAP 1
                                        GE Upper-
         IELTS 5.0 or equivalent                                       –
                                      Intermediate

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English For Academic
Purposes (EAP)

CRICOS CODE: 098219D

DURATION: 32 weeks

TIMETABLE:
Day Classes          Evening Classes
4 days per week      4 evenings per week                                              “ GBCA has been a great
(9:00 to 15:00)      (16:00 to 21:30)                                                 support for me because
                                                                                      teachers have helped me
CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne                 to improve not only my
3000 and 338 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000                                             English skills, but with my
                                                                                      personal life. I’m really
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (EAP)                                                   grateful to this school.”
EAP courses focus on academic contexts for students wishing to continue further
academic study in vocational education and training colleges or universities in       David Eduardo Bordones
Australia, with formal, professional English language skills.                         EAP I

•      EAP 1
•      EAP 2
•      EAP 3

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
• Learn to give an academic presentation
• Learn to use different paraphrasing for academic assignments and reports
• Increase your language proficiency including speaking in tutorials, reading
  academic texts, and writing essays and reports.

FURTHER STUDIES:
Please speak to our Student Admissions team to learn more about other
university pathway courses and GBCA’s VET programs.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

       APPROX. ENTRY
                              COURSES        POSSIBLE PATHWAY / EXIT POINT
          POINTS
    IELTS 5.0 or equivalent    EAP 1       EAP 2 / IELTS 5.5 / GBCA VET programs

                                           EAP 3 / IELTS 6.0 / Bachelor programs at
    IELTS 5.5 or equivalent    EAP 2
                                                     University of Canberra

                                               IELTS 6.5 / Master programs at
    IELTS 6.0 or equivalent    EAP 3
                                                   University of Canberra

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Childhood Education

     CHC30113
     Certificate III in Early
     Childhood Education and
     Care                                                                                 “GBCA has always
                                                                                          believed in helping and
     CRICOS CODE: 097758G                                                                 guiding students, they
                                                                                          are so concerned about
     COURSE DESCRIPTION: This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range       students. GBCA has
     of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the        helped me to become
     Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality            a better person to face
     Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework,         the challenges of the
     and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the         world and I’m gaining my
     setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.                experience day by day.
                                                                                          Thank you GBCA”
     Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian
     Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publish lists of            Dafni Warnakulasuriga
     approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information
     regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.

     Students completing this course will gain credit transfer of up to 13 units in the
     CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care offered by GBCA.

     COURSE DURATION: 52 weeks (including 30 weeks of internal training, 6 weeks
     of vocational placement, 4 weeks catch up class, reassessment, additional
     placement (if required), and 12 weeks holidays).

     SCHEDULE: 20 contact hours per week

     DELIVERY MODE: Internal face to face
                                                                                          “GBCA has opened a
     CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne                new door for me. I really
     3000 VIC, and 338 Queen street, Melbourne 3000 VIC                                   love learning experience
                                                                                          in GBCA. Also, GBCA
     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:                                                                  facilitates me in every
     Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:                                   possible way. I really
                                                                                          appreciate that GBCA
     ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT:                                                                provided me a place to do
     Satisfactorily completed Australian year 11 or equivalent level of study             my placements as well.
     LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                                                               Also I like GBCA lecturers
     • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, or                                             and friendly staff a lot.”
     • Successfully complete the GBCA ELICOS program: English for Academic
          Purposes 1 (EAP1)                                                               Piumi Tuamalee

     All students must undertake National Police Check and Working with Children
     Check before commencing work placement.

     VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS:
     Before commencing vocational placement, all students must undertake National
     Police Check and Working with Children Check and complete the theory and
     practical components of the unit: HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid
     response in an education and care setting.

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Students are required to complete at least 120 hours of work placement as part of course requirements.

GBCA has signed agreements with prospective employers to offer the work placement opportunities for its students. A list of
these prospective employers will be provided to assist you in finding work placement. Work placements will be arranged by
the GBCA Work Placement Coordinator in conjunction with the student and GBCA trainers.

The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting unpaid work.
The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational Placements & Unpaid
Work Fact Sheet.

Students are required to discuss with the GBCA work placement coordinator if they wish to make their own work placement
arrangement.

Due to the requirement to complete vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the
relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

 Course Structure
 UNIT CODE     UNIT NAME
 CHCDIV002     Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
 CHCECE001     Develop cultural competence
 CHCECE002     Ensure the health and safety of children
 CHCECE003     Provide care for children
 CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
 CHCECE005     Provide care for babies and toddlers
 CHCECE007     Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

 CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
 CHCECE010     Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

 CHCECE011     Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
 CHCECE013     Use information about children to inform practice
 CHCLEG001     Work legally and ethically
 CHCPRT001     Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
 HLTAID004     Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
 HLTWHS001     Participate in workplace health and safety
 CHCECE021     Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
 BSBWOR301     Organise personal work priorities and development
 CHCECE012     Support children to connect with their world

ASSESSMENT METHODS: A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: short questions,
case studies, simulations, project, third party observation during work placement, work place observation, portfolio.

GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC STUDENTS: Government funding is available for this program. This course is
delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities
are encouraged to apply for training. Please contact our student admission team to check the eligibility requirements.

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Childhood Education

     CHC50113
     Diploma of Early
     Childhood Education and
     Care
     CRICOS CODE: 097270J

     COURSE DESCRIPTION:
     This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are
     responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood
     education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved
     learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services
     National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have
     responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.                       “The college GBCA renders
                                                                                        excellent services to all
     ADVANCED STANDING IN THE BACHELOR OF EARLY CHILDHOOD AND                           students. The college
     PRIMARY EDUCATION:                                                                 provides good knowledge
     Graduates from GBCA Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be          to everyone, explaining
     granted advanced standing for up to 24 credit points (1 year) of the:              every strategy which is
     • Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education at University of Canberra      applicable to different
     • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) at Swinburne University      fields in childcare
         of Technology                                                                  education. Moreover,
                                                                                        I have good learning
     COURSE DURATION: 76 weeks (including 50 weeks of face to face study, 11            experience from this
     weeks of work placement, 3 weeks for catch up class, reassessment, additional      college..”
     placement (if required) and 12 weeks holidays).
                                                                                        Thushari Koshila
     SCHEDULE: 20 contact hours per week during the face to face study period

     DELIVERY MODE: Internal face to face

     CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne
     3000 VIC, and 338 Queen street, Melbourne 3000 VIC

     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
     Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

     ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:
     • Satisfactorily completed Australian year 12 or equivalent level of study or
     • Year 11 school-leavers who can provide evidence of work experience of at
        least one year in the Child Care industry with relevant skills and knowledge;
        or
     • Completed part/all of the Certificate III in Children’s Services (or similar
        courses), or
     • Victorian Certificate of Education or equivalent certificate.
     LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
     • Minimum of IELTS 6.0 (academic) or equivalent, or
     • Successfully complete the GBCA ELICOS program: English for Academic
        Purposes 2 (EAP2)

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WORK PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS                                    CHCECE021      Implement strategies for the inclusion of
Before commencing work placement, all students must                           all children
undertake National Police Check and Working with Children
Check and complete the theory and practical components         CHCECE022      Promote children’s agency
of the unit: HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid          CHCECE023      Analyse information to inform learning
response in an education and care setting.                     CHCECE024      Design and implement the curriculum to
                                                                              foster children’s learning and development
Students are required to complete at least 240 hours of
                                                               CHCECE025      Embed sustainable practices in service
work placement as part of course requirements.
                                                                              operation
GBCA has signed agreements with prospective employers          CHCECE026      Work in partnership with families to
to offer the work placement opportunities for its students.                   provide appropriate education and care for
A list of these prospective employers will be provided to                     children
assist you in finding work placement. Work placements will     CHCLEG001      Work legally and ethically
be arranged by the GBCA Work Placement Coordinator in          CHCPRT001      Identify and respond to children and young
conjunction with the student and GBCA trainers.                               people at risk
The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational     HLTAID004      Provide an emergency first aid response in
Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting                        an education and care setting
unpaid work. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear          HLTWHS003      Maintain work health and safety
explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational      CHCPRP003      Reflect on and improve own professional
Placements & Unpaid Work Fact Sheet.                                          practice
                                                               BSBWOR301      Organise personal work priorities and
Students are required to discuss with the GBCA work
                                                                              development
placement coordinator if they wish to make their own work
placement arrangement.                                         BSBLED401      Develop teams and individuals
                                                               BSBINN502      Build and sustain an innovative work
Due to the requirement to complete vocational placement,                      environment
a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until      CHCPOL002      Develop and implement policy
the relevant component of vocational placement had been
completed.
                                                              ASSESSMENT METHODS:
                                                              A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout
Course Structure                                              the course, including: short questions, case studies,
UNIT CODE      UNIT NAME                                      simulations, project, third party observation during work
CHCDIV002      Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait        placement, work place observation, portfolio.
               Islander cultural safety
                                                              GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC STUDENTS:
CHCECE001      Develop cultural competence
                                                              Government funding is available for this program. This
CHCECE002      Ensure the health and safety of children       course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth
CHCECE003      Provide care for children                      Government funding under the Skills First Program.
CHCECE004      Promote and provide healthy food and           Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for
               drinks                                         training. Please contact our student admission team to
                                                              check the eligibility requirements.
CHCECE005      Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007      Develop positive and respectful
               relationships with children
CHCECE009      Use an approved learning framework to
               guide practice
CHCECE016      Establish and maintain a safe and healthy
               environment for children
CHCECE017      Foster the holistic development and
               wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018      Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019      Facilitate compliance in an education and
               care services
CHCECE020      Establish and implement plans for
               developing cooperative behaviour

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Business

     FNS40217
     Certificate IV in
     Accounting and
     Bookkeeping
     CRICOS CODE: 098488E

     COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is part of the Financial Services Training
     Package and satisfies the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) guidelines.
     This qualification reflects the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees      “My teacher Michelle is
     performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.             very nice and patient,
     This may include:                                                                    I have gained the
                                                                                          professional accounting
     •   Establishing and maintaining manual and computerised accounting systems          knowledge. Appreciate
     •   Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office financial         GBCA.”
         statements
     •   Developing bookkeeping management systems for organisations                      Enqin Chen
     •   General administration.

     Under certain conditions, successful students may meet requirements for
     registration with the Tax Practitioners Board.
     This qualification is suitable for candidates currently working in bookkeeping
     roles who are seeking a formal qualification to enhance and confirm their existing
     knowledge and skills.

     COURSE DURATION: 33 weeks (Including catch up class, reassessment and
     course breaks).

     SCHEDULE: 20 contact hours per week.

     DELIVERY MODE: Internal face to face                                                 “I have excellent
                                                                                          experience study with
     CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La Trobe street, Melbourne                Michelle Liu in Accounting
     3000                                                                                 bookkeeping Certificate
                                                                                          IV at GBCA. Michelle Liu
     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:                                                                  is a very patient and
                                                                                          conscientious teacher.”
     ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT:
     • Completion of Australian year 11 or equivalent                                     Qiuhong Chen
     LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:
     • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, or
     • Successfully complete the GBCA ELICOS program: English for Academic
        Purposes 1 (EAP1)

     MATERIAL REQUIREMENT: Students are required to bring their own laptop with
     Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

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Course Structure
UNIT CODE       UNIT NAME

BSBFIA401       Prepare financial reports

BSBSMB412       Introduce cloud computing into business
                operations

FNSACC311       Process financial transactions and extract
                interim reports

FNSACC312       Administer subsidiary accounts and
                ledgers

FNSACC408       Work effectively in the accounting and
                bookkeeping industry

FNSACC416       Set up and operate a computerised
                accounting system

FNSTPB401       Complete business activity and installment
                activity statements

FNSTPB402       Establish and maintain payroll systems

BSBWRT301       Write simple documents

FNSACC313       Perform financial calculations

BSBWOR501       Manage personal work priorities and
                professional development

BSBITU306       Design and produce business documents

BSBITU304       Produce Spreadsheets

ASSESSMENT METHODS: A variety of assessment methods
will be used throughout the course, including: Written
Questions, Practical Activities, Role Plays, Case Studies,
Project, Assignment, Integrated Practical Activities or
Verbal Questioning.

GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC STUDENTS:
Government funding is available for this program. This
course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth
Government funding under the Skills First Program.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for
training. Please contact our student admission team to
check the eligibility requirements.

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Business

     BSB40215
     Certificate IV in Business
     CRICOS CODE: 0101737

     COURSE DESCRIPTION: This program provides an alternative pathway for
     high school students to pursue their desire learning goal into tertiary study.
     This course can be offered as a package: Certificate IV in Business + Diploma
     of Business. Students completing this pathway may receive credit exemptions
     in Bachelor programs at GBCA’s partnering universities and higher education
     providers. Students completing this program will possess work ready and
     fundamental skills in communication, technology skills, collaboration and
     problem solving etc. that are suitable for the following job title:

     •   Human resources assistant
     •   Customer service representative
     •   Administrative assistant
     •   Receptionist

     COURSE DURATION: 26 weeks (Including catch up class, reassessment and
     course breaks).

     SCHEDULE: 30 contact hours per week. (4 days per week)

     DELIVERY MODE: Internal face to face

     CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La Trobe street, Melbourne
     3000

     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

     ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT:
     • Completion of Australian year 11 or equivalent or satisfy the LLN requirement
        of the program
     LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:
     • Minimum of IELTS 5.0 or equivalent, or successfully complete the GBCA
        ELICOS program.

     MATERIAL REQUIREMENT: Students are required to bring their own laptop with
     Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

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Course Structure
UNIT CODE     UNIT NAME

BSBWHS401     Implement and monitor WHS policies,
              procedures and programs to meet
              legislative requirements

BSBADM405     Organise meetings

BSBCUS402     Address customer needs

BSBCUS403     Implement customer service standards

BSBMKG413     Promote products and services

BSBRES411     Analyse and present research information

BSBITS411     Maintain and implement digital technology

BSBITU401     Design and develop complex text
              documents

BSBINM401     Implement workplace information system

BSBCMM401     Make a presentation

ASSESSMENT METHODS: A variety of assessment methods
will be used throughout the course, including: Written
Questions, Role Plays, Case Studies, Project, or Verbal
Questioning.

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Business

     BSB50215
     Diploma of Business
     CRICOS CODE: 090861J

     COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for domestic and overseas
     students who are planning to work within business settings as executive officers,
     product/service consultants and project coordinators. Individuals in these roles
     may possess substantial experience in a range of settings, but seek to further
     develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

     COURSE DURATION: Delivery will occur over 52 weeks (including 12 weeks catch
     up class, reassessment and course breaks).

     SCHEDULE: 20 contact hours per week
                                                                                         “I really enjoy the course
     DELIVERY MODE: Internal face to face                                                of business a lot in GBCA,
                                                                                         Lucas, who is our trainer,
     CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne               is very nice person, he
     3000                                                                                guides us not only in the
                                                                                         class but also in the life
     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:                                                                 perspective as well. I think
     Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:                                  we are lucky to have such
                                                                                         a good teacher..”
     ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT:
     • Satisfactory completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent or higher             Wenhao Ma
     • Completion of an Australian training program (Certificate IV or above)
     LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:
     • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or equivalent, or
     • Successfully complete the GBCA English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP1).

     MATERIAL REQUIREMENT: Students are required to bring their own laptop with
     Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

      Course Structure
      UNIT CODE            UNIT NAME
      BSBADM502            Manage meetings
      BSBHRM513            Manage workforce planning
      BSBLED502            Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
      BSBMKG507            Interpret market trends and developments
      BSBWOR501            Manage personal work priorities and professional devel-
                           opment
      BSBPMG522            Undertake project work
      BSBRSK501            Manage risk
      BSBHRM405            Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

     ASSESSMENT METHODS:
     A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including:
     Observation of students performing role playing, Portfolio of Work, Written
     report, Observation of Presentation, Analysis of case study/Response to
     simulated work scenario or Written questioning

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BSB50215
Diploma of Business
(Pathway to Bachelor degrees)
CRICOS CODE: 090861J

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is specifically designed as a pathway program for students who are planning to pursue
Bachelor degree at University of Canberra after completing the Diploma of Business at GBCA. Students who successfully
complete this course with GBCA are eligible for advanced standing of up to equivalent to 1 year into:
• Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) at University of Canberra (CPA accredited)
• Bachelor of Business (International Business) at University of Canberra
 (Students who wish to apply for a package offer from University of Canberra should refer to the UC’s admission requirements)

Students will acquire work-ready skills through participating in active learning activities including: analysing business cases,
writing business reports, debating, negotiating and presenting ideas… This course will also prepare students with assignment
writing, analytical reading, listening and note taking skills to help them succeed in the future University learning environment.

COURSE DURATION: 52 weeks (including 8 weeks re-assessment, catch up class, reassessment and course breaks).

SCHEDULE: 20 contact hours per week

DELIVERY MODE: Internal face to face

CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne 3000 VIC

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT:
• Satisfactory completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher OR
• Completion of an Australian training program (Certificate IV or above)
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:
• Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or equivalent, or
• Successfully complete the GBCA English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP1).

MATERIAL REQUIREMENT: Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version
installed for face to face classes.

 Course Structure
 UNIT CODE     UNIT NAME
 BSBHRM513     Manage workforce planning
 BSBCRT401     Articulate, present and debate ideas
 BSBMKG507 Interpret market trends and developments
 BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
 BSBPMG522     Undertake project work
 BSBRSK501     Manage risk
 BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services
 BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection & induction processes

ASSESSMENT METHODS:
A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation of students performing role
playing, Portfolio of Work, Written report, Observation of Presentation, Analysis of case study/Response to simulated work
scenario or Written questioning
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Business

     BSB60215
     Advanced Diploma
     of Business
                                                                      Course Structure
     CRICOS CODE: 090862G
                                                                      UNIT CODE         UNIT NAME
     COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for
     domestic and overseas students who are planning to               BSBHRM602         Manage human resources strategic
     work within business settings at the senior operational                            planning
     level: business analysis, business unit leader, department       BSBINM601         Manage knowledge and information
     manager. This qualification reflects the role of individuals
     with significant experience in a senior administrative role      BSBINN601         Lead and manage organisational change
     who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range
     of business functions.                                           BSBMKG609         Develop a marketing plan
                                                                      BSBFIM601         Manage finances
     COURSE DURATION: 52 weeks (including catch up class,
     reassessment and holidays)                                       BSBSUS501         Develop workplace policy and
                                                                                        procedures for sustainability
     SCHEDULE: 20 contact hours per week
                                                                      BSBMGT617         Develop and implement a business plan
     DELIVERY MODE: Internal face to face                             BSBMKG512         Forecast international market and
                                                                                        business needs
     CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La
     Trobe street, Melbourne 3000                                     ASSESSMENT METHODS: A variety of assessment methods
                                                                      will be used throughout the course, including: Observation
     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:                                              of students performing role playing, Portfolio of Work,
     Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:               Written report, Observation of Presentation, Analysis of
                                                                      case study/Response to simulated work scenario or Written
     ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT:                                            questioning
     • To gain entry to this qualification, students (local and
        overseas) will need to have completed the Diploma of
        Business or any other Diploma level qualification or
        higher OR be a mature age learner with at least three
        plus years of relevant work experience in the business
        operational field.
     LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:
     • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or
        equivalent, or
     • Successfully complete the GBCA English for Academic
        Purposes (EAP1)

     MATERIAL REQUIREMENT:
     Students are required to bring their own laptop with
     Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to
     face classes.

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Information Technology

                                                              MATERIAL REQUIREMENT: Students are required to bring
ICT40815                                                      their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later

Certificate IV
                                                              version installed for face to face classes.

                                                               Course Structure

in Digital Media                                               UNIT CODE
                                                               BSBCRT401
                                                                                        UNIT NAME
                                                                                        Articulate, present and debate

Technologies
                                                                                        ideas
                                                               BSBMKG420                Create digital media user
                                                                                        experiences
                                                               BSBMKG421                Optimise digital media impact
CRICOS CODE: 0100866
                                                               ICTICT418                Contribute to copyright,
                                                                                        ethics and privacy in an ICT
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for
                                                                                        environment
students who want to enter the business environment
with a strong foundation of business & technology skills.      BSBWHS304                Participate effectively in
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an                             WHS communication and
individual to work as a digital marketer. This is a hybrid                              consultation processes
course that equip students with a combination of business      ICTWEB413                Optimise search engines
techno skills to enter a digital marketing environment.        ICTICT419                Work effectively in the digital
Students will learn to:                                                                 media industry
•   Design, develop and edit website                           ICTWEB421                Ensure website content meets
•   Develop landing page and create sales funnel                                        technical protocols and
•   Integrating social web technology to a website and                                  standards
    manage key word research (SEO).                            ICTWEB417                Integrate social web
•   Create and optimise digital media user experience by                                technologies
    utilising current digital media and social marketing       ICTWEB414                Design simple web page
    tools.                                                                              layouts
•   Produce 2D multimedia images and animations
                                                               ICTWEB411                Produce basic client-side script
                                                                                        for dynamic web pages
Students who completing this program may continue
pursuing the Diploma of IT or Diploma of Business offered      ICTWEB407                Conduct operational
by GBCA as part of their package courses.                                               acceptance tests of websites
                                                               ICTWEB412                Produce interactive web
COURSE DURATION: Delivery will occur over 52 weeks                                      animation
(including 12 weeks catch up class, reassessment and
                                                               CUADIG401                Author interactive media
course breaks).
                                                               ICTPMG401                Support small scale ICT
SCHEDULE: 20 contact hours per week                                                     projects
                                                               ICTICT404                Use online learning tools
DELIVERY MODE: Internal face to face                           CUAANM301                Create 2D digital animations

CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La                 ASSESSMENT METHODS: A variety of assessment methods
Trobe Street, Melbourne 3000                                  will be used throughout the course, including: Observation
                                                              of students performing role playing, Portfolio of Work,
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must satisfy all               Written report, Observation of Presentation, Analysis of
requirements as below:                                        case study/Response to simulated work scenario or Written
                                                              questioning
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT:
• Satisfactory completion of Australian Year 11 or            GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC STUDENTS:
   equivalent or higher                                       Government funding is available for this program. This
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:                                         course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth
• Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or               Government funding under the Skills First Program.
   equivalent, or                                             Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for
• Successfully complete the GBCA English for Academic         training. Please contact our student admission team to
   Purposes 1 (EAP1).                                         check the eligibility requirements.

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Information Technology

     ICT50118
     Diploma of
     Information Technology
     CRICOS CODE: 099815J

     COURSE DESCRIPTION: This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an
     individual to administer and manage information and communications technology
     (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general
     ICT technologies.

     Graduates from this program will be able to provide a broader rather than
     specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher level technical
     skills in ICT areas such as:
                                                                                              “My experience of GBCA
     •   Networking                                                                           has so far been very
     •   IT support,                                                                          pleasant. The classes are
     •   Database development,                                                                enjoyable, the teacher
     •   Web development.                                                                     knows the topics very
     •   Programming                                                                          well and helps us a lot in
                                                                                              the learning process. In
     In the programming cluster, students will be introduced to Python, one of the most       addition, the facilities
     widely used Artificial Intelligence (AI) programming language. Artificial Intelligence   are comfortable and the
     will define the next generation of software solutions and will help organizations be     location is very central.”
     more efficient and enrich people’s lives.
                                                                                              Juan Pablo Espinosa
     PATHWAY TO BACHELOR: Students who wishes to pursue further study in IT may
     continue their education in Bachelor programs and receive credit recognition of up
     to one year at GBCA’s partnering universities including: Canberra University and
     Deakin university.

     COURSE DURATION: maximum 58 weeks (including catch up class, reassessment
     and holidays. Students who commence the course in term four (4) may take up to
     a maximum of 58 weeks to complete the course. This maximum duration allows for
     two Christmas holidays periods.)

     SCHEDULE: 20 contact hours per week

     DELIVERY MODE: Internal face to face

     CAMPUS LOCATION AND DELIVERY SITE: 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne 3000

     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
     Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

     ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT:
     • Satisfactory completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent or higher
     • Completion of an Australian training program (AQF 4 or above)
     LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:
     • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or equivalent, or
     • Successfully complete the GBCA English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP1).

     To successfully complete the Diploma of Information Technology, participants must
     complete a total of below twenty (20) units of competency.
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Course Structure:
 UNIT CODE             UNIT NAME
 ICTNWK508             Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
 ICTNWK507             Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
 ICTNWK505             Design, build and test a network server
 BSBSUS501             Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
 ICTICT509             Gather data to identify business requirements
 ICTWEB429             Create a mark-up language document to specification
 ICTWEB510             Analyse information and assign meta tags
 ICTWEB508             Develop website information architecture
 ICTWEB411             Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
 ICTWEB502             Create dynamic web pages
 BSBWHS501             Ensure a safe workplace
 ICTDBS502             Design a database
 ICTSAD501             Model data objects
 ICTPRG425             Use structured query language
 ICTDBS504             Integrate database with a website
 ICTSAS505             Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
 ICTICT517             Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
 ICTPRG430             Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
 ICTPRG528             Perform data conversion
 ICTSAD506             Produce a feasibility report

ASSESSMENT METHODS: A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Project, Observation
of students performing practical tasks, Portfolio of Work, Written report, Analysis of case study/Response to simulated work
scenario or Written questioning.

GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC STUDENTS: Government funding is available for this program. This course is
delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to apply for training. Please contact our student admission team to check the eligibility requirements.

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