Course Guide 2015 Semester

 
Course Guide 2015 Semester
Course Guide   2015
               Semester 1
Course Guide 2015 Semester
Welcome                                                At last count,
                                                       we had more
                                                       students
TAFE Queensland North Makes Great Happen.              than all the
With 17 campus locations from The Whitsundays          Queensland
to Thursday Island including Cairns, Townsville and    universities
Mount Isa – we are proud to be the largest provider
of Vocational Education and Training in North
                                                       combined.
Queensland.

Each year more than 25,000 students walk through
our doors to become artists, builders, carers,
electricians, managers, chefs – the list is endless.

TAFE Queensland North boasts a diverse range
of courses and qualifications, including certificates,
diplomas, training for apprentices and trainees,
as well as short courses.

With more than 380 courses to choose from,
TAFE Queensland North gives you the practical
skills to do extraordinary things.
Course Guide 2015 Semester
Contact us
1300 656 959
tafenorth.edu.au
info.north@tafe.qld.edu.au

Visit us
Atherton
Maunds Road, Atherton Q 4883
Phone 07 4095 6000
Bamaga
Sebasio Street, Bamaga Q 4876
Phone 07 4069 3214
Bowen
98 – 158 Queens Road, Bowen Q 4805
Phone 07 4720 4433
Burdekin
Seventeenth Street, Home Hill Q 4806
Phone 07 4752 4288
Cairns
Gatton, Newton, Eureka and
Wilkinson Streets, Manunda Q 4870
Phone 07 4042 2422
Cannonvale (The Whitsundays)
Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale Q 4802
Phone 07 4940 2777
Charters Towers
1–13 Macpherson Street,
Charters Towers Q 4820
Phone 07 4788 2600
Cloncurry
35 Ramsay Street, Cloncurry Q 4824
Phone 07 4742 2380
Ingham
74 Townsville Road, Ingham Q 4850
Phone 07 4776 8111
Innisfail
45 Flying Fish Point Road, Innisfail Q 4860
Phone 07 4078 0222
Mareeba
39 Byrnes Street, Mareeba Q 4880
Phone 07 4092 9755
Mount Isa
165–179 Abel Smith Parade,
Mount Isa Q 4825
Phone 07 4744 9999
Normanton
Green Street, Normanton Q 4890
Phone 07 4745 2000
Palm Island
Beach Road, Palm Island Q 4816
Phone 07 4752 5400
Thursday Island
19 Aplin Road, Thursday Island Q 4875
Phone 07 4212 1500
Townsville (Pimlico)
Corner Hugh Street and Fulham Road,
Pimlico Q 4810
Phone 07 4750 5211
Townsville Trade Training Centre (Bohle)
763 Ingham Road, Bohle Q 4810
Phone 07 4759 7700
Course Guide 2015 Semester
Contents
    Welcome                             02             Beauty                                            Electrical, Instrumentation,
                                                                                                         and Airconditioning
    Campus Information                  03             Retail, Make Up and Skin Care
                                                       Beauty Services
                                                                                            19           Refrigeration
    Pathway Options                     06
    Leaving School                      06             Beauty Therapy                                    Electrotechnology                   28
    Career Development                  06                                                               Electrician
                                                       Business                                          Instrumentation and Control
    Dual, Triple Qualifications          06
                                                                                                         Split System Installation and
    Recognition of Prior Learning       06             Business
                                                       Business Administration
                                                                                            20           Decommissioning Licence
    Higher Level Skills Program         07                                                               Refrigeration and Airconditioning
                                                       Management
    Certificate 3 Guarantee              07
                                                       Commerce Studies
    VET FEE-HELP                        07
                                                       Competitive Systems and Processes                 Engineering
    How to Enrol                        08             Small Business Management
    Student Support                     08
                                                                                                         Engineering Pathways                30
                                                                                                         Boilermaking
    Apprenticeships and                 09             Carpentry and Construction                        Metal Fabrication
    Traineeships
    International Students              10
                                                       Construction                         23           Sheetmetal
                                                       Civil Construction                                Fitting and Turning
    Industry Training                   10             Plant Operations                                  Diesel Fitting
    Aboriginal and Torres                              Cabinet Making (Kitchen and
    Strait Islander Studies             11             Bathroom, Furniture Making)                       Fitness, Sport and
    Great Barrier Reef                                 Carpentry                                         Recreation
    International Marine                               Wall and Floor Tiling
    College                             11
    myProfiler                           12
                                                       Painting and Decorating                           Fitness                             32
                                                       Building and Construction                         Sport and Recreation

    Accounting
    Accounts Administration
    Accounting
                                        14                                                               Hairdressing
                                                       Disability
    Aged Care                                                                                            Hairdressing                        33
                                                       Disability                           25
    Aged Care Work                      15                                                               Horticulture,
                                                       Early Childhood                                   Conservation and
    Art                                                                                                  Land Management
                                                       Education and Care
    Visual Arts
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait
                                        16             Early Childhood Education            26
                                                                                                         Conservation and Land
                                                                                                         Management
                                                                                                                                             34
    Islander Cultural Arts                             and Care
                                                                                                         Horticulture
                                                       Bridging Program for
                                                       Queensland Registered                             Landscape Construction
    Automotive                                         Primary Teachers                                  Parks and Gardens
    Automotive Vocational
    Preparation
                                        17             Education
                                                                                                         Rural Operations
                                                                                                         Sports Turf Management
    Automotive Servicing Technology
    Automotive Airconditioning Technology
                                                       Education Support                    27           Hospitality and Cookery
    Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology                Education (Aboriginal and
    Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical
                                                       Torres Strait Islander)                           Kitchen Operations                  36
    Technology                                                                                           Commercial Cookery
    Mobile Plant Technology                                                                              Hospitality
    Diesel Fitting
    Automotive Electrical Technology

Study                     Full time                                   Part time                                   Short courses
Options          This option is perfect if you’re ready to    Life already in the fast lane? If you’re   If you’re looking for a brief fling, one
                 jump in and give your studies                busy working, juggling family or           of our short courses will satisfy your
                 everything you’ve got! Studying full         something else just as exciting, we        appetite. Experiment with a new
                 time at TAFE Queensland is the               don’t mind if you only want to hang        hobby, up-skill for work or test the
                 quickest and most immersive way to           with us part time. We’ll still give you    waters for a career change. No matter
                 get the qualifications you need.              everything.                                what you’re looking for, we’ve got you
                 You’ll be job-ready in no time!                                                         covered.

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Human and
        Community Services
        Community Services Work
        Home and Community Care
                                               38          Management and                                        Plumbing
        Mental Health
                                                           Human Resources                                       Gas Fitting                       53
                                                                                                                 Plumbing
        Community Services Coordination
        Alcohol and Other Drugs
                                                           Project Management                     45             Roof Plumbing
                                                           Small Business Management
        Child, Youth and Family Intervention               Frontline Management                                  Plumbing and Services
        Counselling                                        Human Resources
        Youth Work                                         Management                                            Training and
                                                           Sustainability                                        Assessment
        Indigenous Programs
                                                                                                                 Training and Assessment           54
        Accounting                             41          Marine                                                Vocational Education and
        Cultural Arts                                                                                            Training
        Visual Arts
                                                           Maritime Operations                    47             Training Design and Development
        Business                                           General Purpose Hand
        Business Administration                            Coxswain                                              Transport and Logistics
        Management                                         Marine Cookery
        Education                                          Master Near Coastal (24m, 35m)                        Warehousing Operations            55
        Sport and Recreation                               Marine Engine Driver (grade 1, 2, 3)
        Justice
        Primary Health Care
        Environmental Health

        Information Technology
        Information, Digital Media
        and Technology
                                               42                                                                Travel, Tourism
                                                           Music                                                 and Events
        Information Technology
        (Networking)                                       Music                                  49             Tourism                           56
                                                                                                                 Travel
        Justice                                            Nursing and Health Care                               Guiding
                                                                                                                 Events
        Business Administration
        (Legal)
                                               43          Aboriginal and Torres Strait           50
                                                           Islander Primary Health Care
        Justice Studies                                    Indigenous Environmental
        Aboriginal and Torres Strait                       Health                                                Work Health and
        Islander Legal Advocacy                            Health Services Assistance                            Safety
        Legal Services                                     Health Administration
                                                           Basic Health Care
                                                                                                                 Work Health and Safety            58
        Language, Literacy and                             Optical Dispensing
        Numeracy                                           Health Supervision
                                                           Practice Management
        Year 10 Maths and English
        Equivalent
                                               44          Nursing                                               Diplomas                          59
        Language, Literacy and numeracy                                                                          External Courses                  60
        program (SEE)                                                                                            Short Courses                     62
        Adult Migrant English Program
        (AMEP)

       Online                                   Flexible                             Apprenticeship/                        Recognition of
                                                                                     Traineeship                            Prior Learning (RPL)
Studying online gives you              If you want a qualification but
access to TAFE Queensland’s            don’t know how to fit studying        Get the skills while you pay the        Through Recognition of Prior
huge range of resources with           into your busy life, TAFE            bills with an apprenticeship or         Learning your existing skills,
the added bonus of learning in         Queensland will bend over            traineeship through TAFE                knowledge and experience are
your pyjamas! Take your career         backwards to give you the            Queensland. We work with                recognised and credited
to the next level with an online       flexible learning options you         employers from a range of               towards a formal qualification.
course you can complete                need. Combine online study           industries to give you the tuition
anywhere, anytime.                     with a bit of face-to-face, or       and formal qualification that
                                       even workplace training, at a        complements your on-the-job
                                       pace that suits you.                 training.

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Pathway opt                       Leaving School
                                      Just completed high school, or finishing soon and not
                                      sure what your next move is?
                                      TAFE Queensland North gives you the practical skills
                                      to do extraordinary things.
                                      Start the next chapter of your life with a nationally
                                      recognised qualification – it could help you to land
                                      your dream job or provide a pathway to further study.
                                      Year 12 graduates may be eligible for fee-free training
                                      for Certificate III qualifications, in high priority areas,
                                      under the Queensland Government’s Certificate 3
                                      Guarantee Program.
                                      For more information visit or call your nearest campus
                                      and our Customer Service Team will be able to assist.

                                      Career Development
                                      If you’re looking to build skills for the career you are in,
                                      or you’re seeking an entirely different career path,
                                      TAFE Queensland North can help you get there. We
                                      give you the flexibility to choose when, where and how
                                      you study, and all students are trained by industry
                                      professionals who are passionate about helping you
                                      achieve your personal and professional goals.

                                      Dual, Triple Qualifications
                                      Our experts at TAFE Queensland North have
                                      packaged programs that will enable you to combine
                                      two or three qualifications together. This will save time,
                                      give you better value for money and enhance your
                                      career and employment opportunities.
                                      For the range of dual or triple qualifications you can
                                      study, contact the Customer Service Centre on
                                      1300 656 959.

                                      Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
                                      Be rewarded for what you know.
                                      Have your current skills, knowledge and work
                                      experience recognised and credited towards
                                      a formal qualification.
                                      Previous experience can include study, work or
                                      volunteering.
                                      RPL could provide you with a full or part qualification,
                                      and avoid duplication of training.
                                      Use RPL to identify what training you may need to
                                      undertake to complete a qualification.

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tions
Higher Level Skills Program                                           post-school Certificate III level qualification in a priority
                                                                      training area.
The Higher Level Skills Program is a key Queensland
Government initiative to assist individuals to gain the               For more information visit or call your nearest
higher-level skills required to secure employment or                  campus and our Customer Service Team will be
career advancement in a priority industry, or transition              able to assist.
to university. The program provides a government
subsidy to support eligible individuals to access one                 VET FEE-HELP
subsidised training place in selected Certificate IV level
and above qualifications, or priority skill sets.                      Study now, pay later!
                                                                      Students can now access VET FEE-HELP, an
                                                                      Australian Government interest free loan scheme.
Certificate 3 Guarantee                                                Eligible students who enrol in an approved Certificate
The Certificate 3 Guarantee is a Queensland                            IV, Diploma or higher level course can apply for VET
Government initiative to ensure ongoing training                      FEE-HELP to assist with the cost of TAFE tuition fees.
subsidies are available to eligible students to                       To find out if the course you’re planning to study offers
increase employment opportunities. If eligible, you                   VET FEE-HELP, call your nearest campus or visit
will receive subsidised training for your first                        tafenorth.edu.au.

                  HIGH                                                                                   UNIVERSITY
                 SCHOOL

                                                       RPL
                                                 RPL

                   HIGH
                                                                 Certificate I
                SCHOOL
               with Schools
                 Program                                        Certificate II                               1st Year
                                                 RPL

                                                                Certificate III                              2nd Year

                                                              Certificate III                                3rd Year
                                                        Apprenticeship/Traineeship
                                                 RPL

                                                                                                            4th Year
                       Get your existing                        Certificate IV
                       skills recognised
                                                                  Diploma
                                                 RPL

                                                             Advanced Diploma
                                                 RPL

        High School Certificate                               VET Qualification                         Bachelor Degree

                WORKING                                          WORKING                                WORKING
                                           RPL
               (Unqualified)                                  (VET Qualification)                    (University Graduate)

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Course Guide 2015 Semester
I’m ready to enrol, where
    to next?
    The course/s you choose will generally determine how       a program of study is successful you will receive
    you enrol at TAFE.                                         an acceptance letter and email. Closing dates and
                                                               timelines are outlined on the QTAC website.
    Studying at TAFE Queensland North is one of the most
    cost-effective ways you can gain a nationally recognised
    qualification.
                                                               ENROLMENT CONDITIONS
                                                               Access to all classes is subject to:
            Phone I To enrol over the phone call               • sufficient enrolments in the class
            1300 656 959 and our Customer Service Team
                                                               • pre-requisites and other entry requirements being met
            will be able to assist.
                                                               • course fees being finalised
            In person I Visit us at a TAFE campus nearest
            you and speak to the Customer Service Team.        ENROLMENT FEES
            See page 3 for campus locations.
                                                               Course fees are payable at the time of enrolment,
                                                               although Time to Pay plans and concessions may be
    QTAC                                                       available.
    For some of our programs you will need to apply            Fees can be paid by cash, cheque, EFTPOS or credit card
    directly to Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC)    (Visa, Mastercard). Contact us to discuss your payment
    at www.qtac.edu.au. If your application to enrol in        options.

    What student support
    is available?                                                      INDIGENOUS STUDENT SUPPORT
                                                                       All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
                                                                       have access to a team of Indigenous Support
                                                                       Officers to assist them with their learning and
             LEARNING SUPPORT
                                                                       training needs.
             Provided by specialised teachers, TAFE offers
             free support in time management, goal setting,
                                                                       LIBRARY
             exam preparation, operating a computer, study
             and research skills.                                      Visit http://north.tafeqld.spydus.com for
                                                                       the full range of library services available
                                                                       including books, magazines, DVDs, computers
             COUNSELLING AND CAREER ADVICE                             for student use, eBooks and eJournals.
             Free and confidential short-term counselling is            Students studying externally, or at a campus
             available to assist and support students with             without a library, may request resources to be
             physical, emotional, social, educational and              sent to their postal address.
             vocational needs. Where necessary a
             counsellor will work with teachers to assist              INTERNET/WI-FI
             students to achieve their personal and
                                                                       Wi-fi hot spots are available at various campuses.
             educational potential.
                                                                       Ask us how to connect your personal devices.
                                                                       Student computers have internet access.
             DISABILITY SERVICES
             Students with a disability receive a variety              myPROFILER
             of support services including; assistance                 If you are unsure on what to study, TAFE
             with information on course content, adaptive              Queensland North’s myProfiler App on our
             equipment, contacting other service providers,            website can help give you some ideas on what
             identifying support needs.                                careers and courses will suit you.
                                                                       Visit tafenorth.edu.au.

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Apprenticeships and
Traineeships
Apprenticeships and                                 Choose TAFE for your apprentices and trainees.
traineeships are jobs that combine                  As an employer, TAFE Queensland North can work with you to
work, structured training and formal                develop a training plan, deliver the training, carry out assessments
assessment, which lead to a qualification.           and issue qualifications to your employees on completion of their
                                                    apprenticeship/traineeship. Our workplace coordinators provide
Apprentices or trainees are contracted to
                                                    ongoing support to employers, apprentices and trainees.
an employer for a nominal period of time,
enabling them to successfully gain                  Through extensive links with industry, TAFE is well-equipped to deliver
competence in a trade (apprenticeship)              quality training to give apprentices and trainees across North
or a vocational area (traineeship).                 Queensland, the skills they need to succeed in their chosen field.

Here are
                               1       Choose the right apprenticeship or traineeship
four                                   • Think about what you enjoy doing and what your interests are.
                                       • Speak to your family, friends or your school career counsellor or guidance officer.

easy                                   • Get the facts at apprenticeshipsinfo.qld.gov.au.

steps                          2        Find an employer
to become                              • You can be employed directly by a business. The business will pay your wages
                                         and train you with the support of a training organisation.
an apprentice
                                         To find an employer: contact businesses either in person or through a letter
or trainee                               . apply for jobs advertised in the newspaper.
                                         . search for jobs on websites: jobsearch.gov.au, seek.com.au and careerone.com.au.
                                         . using your personal networks – talk to family and friends to see if they know anyone
                                           who could employ you as an apprentice or trainee.
                                         . contact a Job Services Australia provider – these organisations can provide you with
                                           a list of job vacancies in your area. Call 13 62 68 or visit employment.gov.au.
                                       • You can be employed by a group training organisation who will place you with
                                         different businesses to gain on-the-job experience, pay your wage and organise your
                                         training. To find a group training organisation call 1800 819 747.

                               3       Choose your training partners
                                       • Work with an Australian Apprenticeships Centre:
                                         They will work with you and your employer at this stage to help you complete
                                         the training contract.
                                       • Choose a training organisation:
                                         You and your employer will choose a training organisation (TAFE) who will work
                                         with you throughout the apprenticeship or traineeship.
                                       Contact the Australian Apprenticeships Centre on 13 38 73 or Apprenticeships Info
                                       on 1800 210 210 for more information.

                               4       Get started
                                       • Complete your paperwork: Speak to your employer and your training organisation
                                         to complete your paperwork and develop your training plan.
                                       • Use the probationary period: Probation is a period when the apprentice or trainee
                                         works and trains with an employer before each decides whether to continue.

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Training for
     International
     Students
     Every year thousands of students from all over the world make
     the rewarding decision to come and study at TAFE Queensland
     North.
     Our international students can be assured of world-class,
     industry-relevant training across a variety of industries including:
     business, tourism, hospitality, cookery, information technology
     and nursing.
     Students receive access to a wide range of learning and
     support services, and teaching staff are committed to helping
     students achieve their study goals.
     Studying at TAFE Queensland North offers students an idyllic
     opportunity to receive world-class training in safe, sub-tropical,
     picturesque locations of North Queensland.
     For more information on training opportunities for International
     students visit www.tafenorth.edu.au/international or
     email: international.north@tafe.qld.edu.au.

     Partnering with
     business is what
     we do
     TAFE Queensland North operates in one of the fastest growing
     economic regions in Queensland.
     If you’re in business, you’ll know that quality training equals
     improved workplace productivity. TAFE Queensland North has the
     credentials to manage and deliver your training, adding value to
     your operations with unmatched training expertise and facilities.
     Our Business Development team can help your business with:
     training needs analysis, workforce development planning,
     customised training, workplace training, assistance in funding
     applications and Recognition of Prior Learning assessments.
     Our training is developed in close consultation with
     industry and reflects the vocational needs of our students.
     We can provide flexible delivery options based on specific
     training requirements.
     For a free consultation or a customised training proposal contact
     the Business Development unit on 07 4042 2654 or email
     info.north@tafe.qld.edu.au.

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Aboriginal and Torres
                                         Strait Islander Studies
                                         TAFE Queensland North is the only training facility in Queensland to have
                                         a faculty dedicated to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies.
                                         Over 20% of students enrolled at TAFE are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
                                         students.
                                         Students can choose to study a variety of industries including:
                                         •   Accounting                  •    Education
                                         •   Aged Care                   •    Environmental Health
                                         •   Business                    •    Management
                                         •   Conservation and            •    Primary Health Care
                                             Land Management             •    Sport and Recreation
                                         • Cultural Arts

                                         Students can choose to study on campus, in communities and in the workplace.
                                         Even if you don’t live near one of our campuses you can still enrol in our courses
                                         by accessing Away from Base (AFB) financial assistance which may help pay for
                                         your travel and accommodation to undertake an AFB course. (See page 41).
                                         All students have access to a team of dedicated Indigenous Student Support
                                         Officers to assist them with their training needs.

Great Barrier Reef
International Marine
College
All your maritime training needs in one location.
One of the most comprehensively equipped training centres in the southern
hemisphere, Great Barrier Reef International Marine College (GBRIMC)
comprises a full mission bridge simulator and navigation labs, fire fighting and
damage control emergency response training simulator and a sea survival
training immersion pool, all of which are located on the one campus.
In addition, our training vessel provides innovative hands on training, taking
the classroom to sea.
Training courses on offer at GBRIMC lead to Australian and internationally
recognised certificates required to service on and operate all types of vessels.
Refer to pages 47 and 48 for the full range of certificate qualifications and
short courses on offer at GBRIMC.
For more information call 07 4041 9813 or visit www.gbrimc.com.au.

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Not sure what
                                       to study?

                                        Visit tafenorth.edu.au,
                                        click on the MyProfiler App
                                        and find a career and
                                        TAFE course to suit you.

                                        ARE YOU...

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Let’s celebrate the
     number crunchers
      Study Accounting
      with us.
      Number crunching is known as the language
      of business and is a necessary tool in all
      companies. A career in accounting is both
      challenging and lucrative and offers a wide
      range of career paths with high job security.
      From accounting and bookkeeping through
      to small office management, TAFE courses
      could be for you!
      Be accountable for your education,
      enrol now.

     Certificate III in Accounts Administration                                                           Course mode

     Learn entry-level skills in fundamental accounting processes such as general ledger, double
     entry bookkeeping, journals, trial balance, payroll and spread sheets to those seeking              Start I January 2015
     employment in the bookkeeping or accounting sector.
                                                                                                         Campus I Cairns, Mount Isa
     Career outcome I Financial Data Processing and Entry Clerk, Accounts Clerk, Payroll
     Assistant

     Certificate IV in Accounting (Indigenous students)                                                   Course mode

     Learn about preparation of accounts, inventory records and operational reporting. You will
     learn how to complete a Business Activity Statement and produce basic management reports            Start I February 2015
     as well as preparing budgets and supervising the operation of computer based systems.
                                                                                                         Campus I Cairns (residential blocks)
     Career outcome I Financial Officer

     Certificate IV in Accounting                                                                         Course mode

     Learn about preparation of accounts, inventory records and operational reporting. You will
     learn how to complete a Business Activity Statement and produce basic management reports            Start I January 2015
     as well as preparing budgets and supervising the operation of computer based systems.
                                                                                                         Campus I Cairns
     Career outcome I Financial Officer

     Diploma of Accounting                                                                               Course mode

     This qualification provides the skills required for management and administration of
     accounting functions including management accounting, preparation of financial reports or            Start I January 2015
     income tax returns and legislative compliance.
                                                                                                         Campus I Cairns
     Career outcome I Assistant Accountant, Budget Officer

                            Full Time        Part Time       Short Course       Online             Flexible     Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                  Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                      (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
the nurturers
  Study Aged Care
  with us.
  Do you enjoy giving back and helping others?
  As Australia’s population ages, the demand
  for Aged Care professionals rises. If you are
  looking to make a difference in your life and
  the lives of others, now is a great time to join
  this rewarding profession.
  Whether you’re interested in working
  in a residential facility or in client
  homes, TAFE will prepare you
  for both!

Certificate III in Aged Care Work                                                                     Course mode

Gain the knowledge and practical skills required to provide quality care for our older
clients using supportive and safe practices. You will gain the skills to work in residential         Start I Ongoing
facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines
                                                                                                     Campus I Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico),
and service plans.
                                                                                                     video conference to all locations
Career outcome I Assistant in Nursing, Home Care Provider

We believe                           Employers
in who we                            want to
are and                              hire our
what we                              graduates.
do.

                         Full Time        Part Time        Short Course         Online         Flexible     Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                              Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                  (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
     the creatives
      Study Art with us.
      Express yourself and your craft with these
      creative courses and learn how to make a
      profession out of your passion. Creative
      industries give you the freedom to build
      your own career your own way.
      Freelance to full time career paths,
      the options are infinite.

                                                                                                              Course mode
     Certificate III in Visual Arts
     Develop both traditional and electronic skills in visual arts and craft, using a range of
     specialisations.                                                                                         Start I February 2015
     Career outcome I Art Gallery Assistant, further pathways in art                                          Campus I Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico)

     Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts                                    Course mode

     Gain skills to become a professional artist with focus on the cultural knowledge of Aboriginal
     and Torres Strait Islander people. Study areas include painting, drawing and screen printing.            Start I February 2015
                                                                                                              Campus I Cairns (residential blocks),
     Career outcome I Self-employed Artist, Visual Artist, Print Maker
                                                                                                              Townsville (Pimlico)

     Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts                                     Course mode

     Develop basic art-making skills in visual arts and craft practice with a focus on the cultural
     knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Learn drawing techniques and                  Start I Expression of interest
     produce simple creative work.
                                                                                                              Campus I Cairns (residential blocks)
     Career outcome I Further pathways to specific art disciplines

     Diploma of Visual Arts                                                                                   Course mode

     Learn about visual culture and professional practice. Specialise in studio areas; painting,
     sculpture, printmaking, digital media, drawing, jewellery and community projects.                        Start I February 2015
     (Not all skill sets are offered at both locations).                                                      Campus I Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico)
     Career outcome I Self-employed Artist, Painter, Visual Artist, Sculptor, Print Maker

     Diploma of Visual Arts (Indigenous students)                                                             Course mode

     Learn about visual culture and professional practice. Specialise in studio areas; painting,
     textiles, printmaking, digital media, drawing and community projects.                                    Start I February 2015
     Career outcome I Self-employed Artist, Painter, Visual Artist, Print Maker                               Campus I Cairns (residential blocks)

     Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts                                                                          Course mode

     Independent professional artists are able to further develop their highly specialised technical,
     creative and conceptual skills and knowledge.                                                            Start I February 2015
     Career outcome I Visual Artists across a range of disciplines                                            Campus I Townsville (Pimlico)

                              Full Time         Part Time       Short Course         Online             Flexible      Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                        Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                               (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
the trades people
  Study Automotive
  with us.
  Our automotive qualifications cover a wide
  variety of disciplines that lead to a large range
  of careers. With courses in automotive
  electrical, diesel fitting, light and heavy vehicle
  mechanical technology and more, we have
  the perfect course for you.
  Qualified technicians are highly sought after
  across the region and skills gained
  from our training programs can be
  easily applied to a variety of career
  outcomes.

Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation                                                    Course mode

Develop the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of servicing operations on light
vehicles, heavy vehicles within a mechanical service or repair business. This course provides         Start I Contact us
a pathway to an apprenticeship.
                                                                                                      Campus I Bowen, Cairns, Townsville
Career outcome I Mechanical Serviceperson                                                             Trade Training Centre (Bohle), other
                                                                                                      sites by arrangement

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology Pre-apprenticeship                                   Course mode

Develop the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of servicing operations on light
vehicles, heavy vehicles, mobile plant and earthmoving machinery within a mechanical                  Start I Contact us
workshop or repair business. This course provides a pathway to an apprenticeship.
                                                                                                      Campus I Bowen, Cairns, Townsville
Career outcome I Mechanical Service Person – automotive and diesel fitting                             Trade Training Centre (Bohle), other
                                                                                                      sites by arrangement

Certificate II in Automotive Airconditioning Technology (Post trade)                                   Course mode

Gain the skills to fit, install, service and repair airconditioning units on various types of
vehicles such as cars, trucks and vans, tractors and earthmoving machinery. (Post trade               Start I Contact us
qualification).
                                                                                                      Campus I Bowen, Cairns, Mount Isa,
Career outcome I Auto Airconditioning Installer/Repairer                                              Townsville Trade Training Centre (Bohle),
                                                                                                      other sites by arrangement

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology                                                 Course mode

Gain skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light
vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry.                                               Start I Contact us
Career outcome I Light Vehicle Mechanic                                                               Campus I Bowen, Cairns, Townsville
                                                                                                      Trade Training Centre (Bohle)

                        Full Time         Part Time       Short Course         Online           Flexible      Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                    (RPL)

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Study Automotive with us.

     Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology                                        Course mode

     Gain skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy
     commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry.                                      Start I Contact us
     Career outcome I Heavy Vehicle Mechanic                                                                 Campus I Cairns,Townsville Trade
                                                                                                             Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology                                                               Course mode

     Gain skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile
     plant equipment in the mechanical service and repair industry.                                          Start I Contact us
     Career outcome I Diesel Fitter                                                                          Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
                                                                                                             Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) Diesel Fitting                                         Course mode

     Learn to service, maintain, repair and overhaul automotive heavy commercial equipment
     including engines and transmissions. This may include: diesel fuel injection, emission control,         Start I Contact us
     engine-forced induction systems, electrical circuits and hydraulics.
                                                                                                             Campus I Cairns, Mount Isa,
     Career outcome I Diesel Fitter                                                                          Townsville Trade Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology                                                      Course mode

     Gain the skills to install, maintain, diagnose faults and repair electrical wiring and computer
     based equipment in cars, trucks, caravans, trailers, earthmoving and agricultural equipment             Start I Contact us
     and boats. Learn to test, recondition and install equipment such as generators, alternators,
                                                                                                             Campus I Mount Isa, Townsville
     starter motors and batteries.
                                                                                                             Trade Training Centre (Bohle)
     Career outcome I Automotive Electrician

                             Full Time         Part Time       Short Course        Online              Flexible      Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                       Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                           (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate the
people who make us
all look beautiful
  Study Beauty
  with us.
  The beauty industry is about helping people
  look good, feel good and achieve a healthy,
  balanced lifestyle. It is an industry that is
  constantly evolving through changes in
  fashion trends and the development of
  improved products, innovative techniques
  and new technologies. Get qualified
  to work in a salon or spa or gain
  the ability to own or manage one
  of your own.

Certificate II in Retail, Make Up and Skin Care                                                       Course mode

Kick start your career in the beauty industry and gain an understanding of make-up
application techniques and how to conduct demonstrations of retail skin care products.               Start I February 2015
Develop customer service and retail skills.
                                                                                                     Campus I Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico),
Career outcome I Sales Representative for cosmetic companies, Consultants at retail                  other sites by arrangement
make-up counters or beauty salons

Certificate III in Beauty Services                                                                    Course mode

Further develop your skills in the beauty industry. Learn to provide a range of services and
treatments as well as how to interact with customers.                                                Start I February 2015
Career outcome I Beauty Therapist                                                                    Campus I Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico)

Diploma of Beauty Therapy                                                                            Course mode

Develop extensive practical skills and theoretical knowledge in a range of treatments,
enabling you to successfully own and operate or manage a salon.                                      Start I February 2015
Career outcome I Beauty Therapist, Salon Owner/Manager                                               Campus I Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico)

                        Full Time        Part Time       Short Course         Online           Flexible     Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                              Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                  (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
     the professionals
       Study Business
       with us.
       In the business world, career pathway
       options are limitless. From accounting and
       bookkeeping through to multimedia and
       project planning, the business industry can
       lead you to an exciting and fulfilling working
       life with endless possibilities.
       Get down to business in one of
       our industry recognised courses.

     Certificate III in Business                                                                          Course mode

     Further develop your office skills to help you pursue employment in business. These include;
     computing, communication and customer service.                                                      Start I Ongoing
     Career outcome I Administration Officer, Receptionist                                                Campus I Bowen, Burdekin,
                                                                                                         Cairns, Cannonvale (The Whitsundays),
                                                                                                         Charters Towers, Ingham, Mount Isa,
                                                                                                         Townsville (Pimlico), external (off
                                                                                                         campus) at any location

     Certificate III in Business (Indigenous students)                                                    Course mode

     Further develop your office skills to help you pursue employment in business. These include;
     computing, communication and customer service.                                                      Start I February 2015
     Career outcome I Administration Officer, Receptionist                                                Campus I Cairns

     Certificate IV in Business                                                                           Course mode

     Further develop an understanding of how a business works, identifying the main functions of
     a business and how they contribute to organisational objectives in a supervisory capacity.          Start I Ongoing, January 2015
     Career outcome I Middle Level Managers, Customer Service Advisor                                    Campus I Bowen, Cairns, Charters
                                                                                                         Towers, Mount Isa, Townsville (Pimlico),
                                                                                                         external (off campus) at any location

                            Full Time        Part Time      Short Course        Online             Flexible      Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                   Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                       (RPL)

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Study Business with us.

 Diploma of Business                                                                                  Course mode

 Develop an understanding of the dynamics and principles underlying the effective functioning
 of business operations. Gain high level supervisory, decision-making and problem solving             Start I January 2015
 skills.
                                                                                                      Campus I Cairns, Mount Isa,
 Career outcome I Executive Officer, Office Manager                                                     Townsville (Pimlico), external (off
                                                                                                      campus) at any location

 Certificate III in Business Administration                                                            Course mode

 Develop skills and knowledge to; design and develop business documents, create and use
 databases, create electronic presentations, maintain financial records and organise                   Start I Ongoing
 schedules.
                                                                                                      Campus I Bowen, Burdekin,
 Career outcome I Secretary, Personal Assistant                                                       Cairns, Cannonvale (The Whitsundays),
                                                                                                      Charters Towers, Ingham, Mount Isa,
                                                                                                      Townsville (Pimlico), external (off
                                                                                                      campus) at any location

 Certificate III in Business Administration (Indigenous students)                                      Course mode

 Further develop your office and finance skills to help you pursue employment in business.
 These include; computing, communication, financials and customer service.                             Start I Expression of interest
 Career outcome I Administration Officer, Receptionist                                                 Campus I Cairns (residential blocks),
                                                                                                      Thursday Island

 Certificate IV in Business Administration                                                             Course mode

 Team your existing administrative skills with supervisory skills for a career boost. Learn a
 range of skills including; preparing financial reports and complex documents, organising              Start I Ongoing
 meetings and business travel.
                                                                                                      Campus I Bowen, Burdekin, Cairns,
 Career outcome I Executive Personal Assistant, Project Assistant, Accounts Supervisor                Cannonvale (The Whitsundays),
                                                                                                      Charters Towers, external (off campus)
                                                                                                      at any location

 Diploma of Business Administration                                                                   Course mode

 Gain a range of specialist, technical and management skills including; managing payroll,
 facilitating meetings, planning and managing conferences and developing administrative               Start I Ongoing
 procedures.
                                                                                                      Campus I Mount Isa, external (off
 Career outcome I Administration Manager, Office Manager                                               campus) at any location

 Diploma of Business and Diploma of Management                                                        Course mode

 This dual qualification combines the study of business dynamics and principles of business
 operations with the high level skills needed for success in middle management.                       Start I Ongoing
 Career outcome I Manager, Executive Officer                                                           Campus I Cairns, Mount Isa,
                                                                                                      Townsville (Pimlico), external (off
                                                                                                      campus) at any location

                          Full Time        Part Time        Short Course        Online          Flexible       Apprenticeship/    Recognition of
                                                                                                                 Traineeship      Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                       (RPL)

                                                            TAFE Queensland North Course Guide 2015 I Semester 1                               21
Study Business with us.

     Diploma of Business and Diploma of Management (Indigenous students)                                   Course mode

     This dual qualification is tailored for Indigenous students and combines the study of business
     dynamics and principles of business operations with the high level skills needed for success          Start I Ongoing
     in middle management.
                                                                                                           Campus I Cairns (residential blocks)
     Career outcome I Manager, Executive Officer

     Diploma of Business and Commerce Studies                                                              Course mode

     This course gives you skills in business and commerce, allowing you to tap into a range of
     opportunities in the world of business or undertake university study.                                 Start I January 2015
     Career outcome I Business Manager, Business Administrator                                             Campus I Townsville (Pimlico)

     Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Processes                                                   Course mode

     This course will teach you the skills to better improve workplace processes. Develop your
     skills in time management and prioritising, as well as analysing workplace systems and                Start I Ongoing
     practices, to streamline and improve processes for increased productivity.                            Campus I Townsville (Pimlico),
     Career outcome I Senior Workplace Improvement Specialist                                              external (off campus) at any location

     Certificate IV in Competitive Systems and Processes                                                    Course mode

     Further develop your skills to better improve workplace processes. Learn about time
     management and prioritising, as well as analysing workplace systems and practices, to                 Start I Ongoing
     streamline and improve processes for increased productivity.
                                                                                                           Campus I Townsville (Pimlico),
     Career outcome I Senior Workplace Improvement Specialist                                              external (off campus) at any location

     Certificate IV in Small Business Management                                                            Course mode

     This course gives you strong small business management skills. Learn how to; market, plan
     finances, prepare business plans and meet customer needs.                                              Start I Ongoing
     Career outcome I Small Business Owner/Operator/Manager                                                Campus I Burdekin, Cairns,
                                                                                                           Cannonvale (The Whitsundays),
                                                                                                           Mount Isa, external (off campus) at
                                                                                                           any location

                            Full Time        Part Time       Short Course        Online              Flexible      Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                     Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                         (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
the trades people
  Study Carpentry and
  Construction with us.
  Build a solid career path with one of our
  courses in carpentry and construction.
  We offer a variety of course options within
  the construction sector including building,
  cabinet making, painting and decorating,
  civil construction, wall and floor tiling and
  more. Although physically demanding,
  this industry provides high job
  satisfaction and flexibility with
  many qualified tradespeople
  being self-employed.

Certificate I in Construction                                                                            Course mode

Gain skills and knowledge in a range of support tasks applicable to a majority of construction
work sites.                                                                                             Start I 2 February 2015
Career outcome I Trades Assistant, Builder’s Labourer, Construction Assistant                           Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
                                                                                                        Training Centre (Bohle)

Certificate II in Civil Construction                                                                     Course mode

Gain skills in general civil construction to work in civil operations work undertaken by local
government, state road authorities and civil contractors.                                               Start I May 2015
Career outcome I Labourer, Construction Crew, Civil Construction Worker                                 Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
                                                                                                        Training Centre (Bohle)

Certificate III in Civil Construction                                                                    Course mode

Develop a broad range of skills to apply as a skilled operator working within the civil
construction sector in a varied work context including use of some discretion and judgement             Start I Ongoing
and relevant theoretical knowledge.
                                                                                                        Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
Career outcome I Plant Operator, Supervisor                                                             Training Centre (Bohle)

Certificate III in Civil Construction (Plant Operations)                                                 Course mode

Learn the skills and knowledge to be a skilled operator working with civil construction plants.
                                                                                                        Start I Ongoing
Career outcome I Plant Operator, Supervisor
                                                                                                        Campus I Cairns

                         Full Time        Part Time        Short Course        Online             Flexible     Apprenticeship/    Recognition of
                                                                                                                 Traineeship      Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                      (RPL)

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Study Carpentry and Construction with us.

     Certificate III in Cabinet Making (Kitchen and Bathroom)                                                  Course mode

     Develop your skills to make kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Learn how to use power tools,
     workshop machinery, produce manual and computer aided production drawings and                            Start I Ongoing
     estimate and cost jobs.
                                                                                                              Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
     Career outcome I Cabinet Maker                                                                           Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Cabinet Making (Furniture Making)                                                     Course mode

     Gain a range of wood machining skills to pursue a career in cabinetmaking. Learn how to
     use power tools and workshop machinery, produce manual and computer aided production                    Start I Ongoing
     drawings and cost jobs.
                                                                                                             Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
     Career outcome I Cabinet Maker                                                                          Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Carpentry                                                                             Course mode

     Gain a range of carpentry skills and the option to learn carpentry specialisations.
                                                                                                             Start I Ongoing
     Career outcome I Carpenter
                                                                                                             Campus I Cairns, Mount Isa,
                                                                                                             Thursday Island, Townsville Trade
                                                                                                             Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling                                                                 Course mode

     Gain the knowledge and skills to learn how to lay tiles on a variety of wall and floor surfaces.
                                                                                                             Start I Ongoing
     Career outcome I Wall and Floor Tiler
                                                                                                             Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
                                                                                                             Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Painting and Decorating                                                               Course mode

     Learn a range of decorating skills including; how to handle painting and decorating materials,
     use painting and decorating tools and equipment, remove and replace doors and door and                  Start I Ongoing
     window furniture and match specified paint colours.
                                                                                                             Campus I Townsville Trade Training
     Career outcome I Painter and Decorator                                                                  Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate IV in Building and Construction                                                              Course mode

     Develop the skills and knowledge you need as a builder to manage a small to
     medium-sized building business. (Post trade qualification).                                              Start I 2 February 2015
     Career outcome I Builder, Construction Manager                                                          Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
                                                                                                             Training Centre (Bohle), External

                             Full Time        Part Time        Short Course        Online              Flexible      Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                       Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                           (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
the people who
empower us
  Study Disability
  with us.
  Are you a natural born helper who is in
  search of a rewarding career?
  Empower others and learn how to support
  people with a range of disabilities
  in order for individuals to sustain
  a high quality of life.

Certificate III in Disability                                                                               Course mode

Learn how to be a skilled, competent, hands-on support worker and carry out activities to
maintain personal care and/or other activities for people living with a disability. Gain                   Start I Ongoing
knowledge about workplace health and safety, how to work within the community services
                                                                                                           Campus I Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico),
sector, and how to work with different types of disabilities in different settings. This
                                                                                                           external (off campus) at any location
qualification is suitable for those interested in working in respite centres, residential settings,
schools, holiday programs, clients’ homes and anywhere that people with a disability need
support.
Career outcome I Disability Support Worker/Officer, Care Assistant, Community
Care/House Worker, In-home Respite Care Worker, Personal Care Worker/Assistant,
Residential Aide, Support Worker

Certificate IV in Disability                                                                                Course mode

Gain skills to provide specialised training and support to people with disabilities to enhance
their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community                       Start I Ongoing
participation, develop and coordinate support programs and mentor colleagues in the
                                                                                                           Campus I External (off campus) at
workplace. Work in clients’ homes and residential settings, training resource and day
                                                                                                           any location
respite centres, open employment services and other community settings.
Career outcome I Disability Support Officer/Worker, Behavioural Support Officer,
Development Officer, Employment Coordinator (Disability), Lifestyle Support Officer,
Residential Care Officer, Supervisor

                         Full Time         Part Time        Short Course         Online              Flexible     Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                    Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                        (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
     the nurturers
       Study Early
       Childhood Education
       and Care with us.
       Do you enjoy helping and teaching children?
       Educating and taking care of children is an
       important and rewarding career.
       Whether you’re already working in the industry
       and looking for a qualification to match your
       skills or looking to develop your
       career, we have a course and
       delivery style to suit you!

     Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care                                                      Course mode

     Develop knowledge and practical skills to provide high quality education and care to children
     in an early childhood environment. Learn to use a range of tools to plan educational                      Start I February 2015
     experiences and care for children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to fulfil         Campus I Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico),
     their potential.                                                                                          other sites by arrangement
     Career outcome I Children’s Service Educator

     Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care                                                             Course mode

     Gain skills to take responsibility for developing, implementing and evaluating early
     childhood education and care programs under the National Quality Framework.                               Start I February 2015
     Career outcome I Lead Educator, Nominated Supervisor, Certified Supervisor,                                Campus I Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico),
     Service Director                                                                                          other sites by arrangement

     Children’s Services Bridging Program for Queensland Registered                                            Course mode
     Primary Teachers
     A customised Early Childhood Bridging Program to assist registered primary teachers to                    Start I Ongoing
     upgrade their qualifications to deliver programs across a variety of early childhood education             Campus I By arrangement
     and care settings.
     Career outcome I Early Childhood Teacher in an education and care service, an Approved
     Diploma Level Educator in an education and care service

                             Full Time         Part Time        Short Course        Online               Flexible     Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                        Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                            (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
the educators
  Study Education
  with us.
  Do you want to work in education and
  help students achieve their goals?
  Education is a rewarding pathway
  to provide support to teachers and
  students in and out of the
  classroom.

Certificate III in Education Support                                                                Course mode

Gain the skills and knowledge required to work in a range of education settings, including
public and independent schools and community education settings to support students                Start I Ongoing – monthly intakes
from Prep to Year 12.
                                                                                                   Campus I External (off campus)
Career outcome I Education Support Worker (Teacher Aide), Home Tutor

Certificate IV in Education Support                                                                 Course mode

Learn how to work in a range of education settings, including public and independent
schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers           Start I Ongoing – monthly intakes
and students under broad-based supervision. Some job roles may require tasks to be
                                                                                                   Campus I External (off campus)
performed with a moderate level of autonomy and/or the provision of supervision/leadership
to other staff/volunteers.
Career outcome I Education Support Worker (Teacher Aide), Home Tutor

Certificate IV in Education (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)                                 Course mode

A nationally-recognised, paraprofessional teaching qualification for Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islanders eager to work in a school environment. The course is provided through the         Start I March 2015
RATEP program at 15 locations across the state and is also available via an innovative
                                                                                                   Campus I Cairns (residential blocks)
distance learning/off-site model from anywhere throughout Queensland. Gain credit towards
higher level teaching qualifications.
Career outcome I Teacher Aide/Assistant, leading to higher level qualifications

Diploma of Education (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)                                       Course mode

Always wanted to be a teacher but can’t imagine leaving your home community to attend
university? Study from home with RATEP to gain high level teaching skills and the cultural         Start I February 2015
competence to work more effectively in schools as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
                                                                                                   Campus I Cairns (residential blocks)
Teacher Aide/Assistant. Alternatively, continue studying with a year’s credit from your
Diploma and take a guaranteed place at James Cook University to complete your Bachelor
of Education either on campus or via RATEP.
Career outcome I Teacher Aide/Assistant, leading to fully qualified teacher

                        Full Time        Part Time      Short Course        Online           Flexible     Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                            Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
     the trades people
       Study Electrical,
       Instrumentation and
       Airconditioning
       Refrigeration
       with us.
       Are you a natural doer? A career in electro
       technology is mentally and physically
       challenging, diverse, and generally has
       high job security. Working within electro
       technology opens a range of career and
       specialty options with the choice of being
       self-employed, or part of a larger business
       within manufacturing, mining,
       building and construction, energy,
       and water supply industries.

     Certificate II in Electrotechnology                                                                         Course mode

     Gain a solid grounding in safety and the basic skills for working in any area of
     electrotechnology. Complete electrical theory and practice in extra low voltage.                           Start I March 2015 – Cairns,
                                                                                                                February & April 2015 – Townsville
     Career outcome I Pathway to an electrical apprenticeship
                                                                                                                Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
                                                                                                                Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Electrotechnology – Electrician                                                          Course mode

     Develop skills to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems
     and equipment in buildings and premises. (Offered as an apprenticeship).                                   Start I Ongoing
     Career outcome I Electrician                                                                               Campus I Cairns, Mount Isa,
                                                                                                                Townsville Trade Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control                                                              Course mode

     Gain skills to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain systems and devices
     for measurement and recording of physical/chemical phenomenon and related process                          Start I Ongoing
     control. (Offered as an apprenticeship).
                                                                                                                Campus I Townsville Trade Training
     Career outcome I Electronic Instrument Tradesperson                                                        Centre (Bohle)

                              Full Time         Part Time        Short Course          Online             Flexible      Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                          Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                              (RPL)

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Study Electrical, Instrumentation and Airconditioning
Refrigeration with us.

 Certificate III in Electrotechnology and Certificate III in                                             Course mode
 Instrumentation and Control (Dual Trade)
 See previous qualifications. This program is offered as an apprenticeship.                             Start I Ongoing
 Career outcome I Electrician, Electronic Instrument Tradesperson                                      Campus I Townsville Trade Training
                                                                                                       Centre (Bohle)

 Certificate IV in Electrical – Instrumentation                                                         Course mode

 Gain skills to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain electrical instrumentation
 equipment in buildings, premises and instrumentation systems and core instrumentation                 Start I Ongoing
 equipment for process and control. (Post trade qualification).
                                                                                                       Campus I Townsville Trade Training
 Career outcome I Electrician, Instrumentation Tradesperson                                            Centre (Bohle)

 Certificate IV in Instrumentation and Control                                                          Course mode

 Learn how to install, modify, repair and maintain instruments and instrumentation used in
 measurement and control systems. (Post trade qualification).                                           Start I Ongoing
 Career outcome I Instrumentation Tradesperson                                                         Campus I Townsville Trade Training
                                                                                                       Centre (Bohle)

 Certificate II in Engineering – Split system installation and                                          Course mode
 decommissioning
 Gain the skills to install, commission and decommission single head, split airconditioning            Start I Expression of interest
 and heat pump systems to a prescribed routine where maximum plant capacity for each                   Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
 system does not exceed 18 kWr. (Post trade qualification).                                             Training Centre (Bohle)
 Career outcome I Licensed Split Installer

 Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Airconditioning and Refrigeration)                               Course mode

 Learn how to select components, install, test, fault find, repair and maintain refrigeration
 systems and equipment that apply to food storage and preservation, airconditioning and air            Start I Ongoing
 distribution equipment. (Offered as an apprenticeship).                                               Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
 Career outcome I Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic                                           Training Centre (Bohle)

                          Full Time        Part Time        Short Course         Online          Flexible      Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                 Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                        (RPL)

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Let’s celebrate
     the trades people

       Study Engineering
       with us.
       Our engineering qualifications cover a large
       range of disciplines that lead to a wide
       variety of careers. Whether you want to be
       a boilermaker, metal fabricator, fitter and
       turner or diesel fitter we have the qualification
       for you.
       Qualified technicians are highly sought after
       across the region and skills gained
       from our training programs can
       be easily applied to a variety of
       career outcomes.

     Certificate II in Engineering Pathways                                                                  Course mode

     Kick start your career in engineering with this pathway to an apprenticeship. Gain entry level
     skills in the set up and operation of key areas of engineering, mechanical and fabrication.            Start I Contact us
     Career outcome I Skills in fitting, fabrication and diesel fitting trades                                Campus I Bowen, Cairns, Charters
                                                                                                            Towers, Mount Isa, Townsville Trade
                                                                                                            Training Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Engineering (Boilermaking/Metal Fabrication)                                         Course mode

     Learn the skills required for employment as an engineering tradesperson – fabrication within
     the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.                                       Start I Contact us
     Career outcome I Welder, Boilermaker                                                                   Campus I Bowen, Burdekin, Cairns,
                                                                                                            Mount Isa, Townsville Trade Training
                                                                                                            Centre (Bohle)

     Certificate III in Engineering (Sheetmetal)                                                             Course mode

     Gain the skills required for employment as an engineering tradesperson – sheetmetal worker
     within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.                                Start I Contact us
     Career outcome I Sheetmetal Worker                                                                     Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
                                                                                                            Training Centre (Bohle)

                             Full Time        Part Time       Short Course        Online              Flexible     Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                     Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                         (RPL)

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Study Engineering with us.

 Certificate III in Engineering (Fitting and Turning)                                                         Course mode

 Gain the skills and knowledge required to work as an engineering tradesperson – fitter and
 turner within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.                                  Start I Contact us
 Career outcome I Fitter and Turner                                                                          Campus I Bowen, Burdekin, Cairns,
                                                                                                             Mount Isa, Townsville Trade Training
                                                                                                             Centre (Bohle)

 Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) Diesel Fitting                                             Course mode

 Learn to service, maintain, repair and overhaul mechanical equipment including engines and
 transmissions. This may include: diesel fuel injection, emission control and engine-forced                  Start I Contact us
 induction systems, electrical circuits and hydraulics.
                                                                                                             Campus I Cairns, Mount Isa,
 Career outcome I Diesel Fitter                                                                              Townsville Trade Training Centre (Bohle)

 Certificate IV in Engineering (Post trade)                                                                   Course mode

 Gain high-level engineering skills. This is a flexible qualification that offers multiple exit points
 between trade and post-trade levels across two engineering streams of mechanical and                        Start I Anytime
 fabrication. (Post trade qualification).
                                                                                                             Campus I Cairns, Mount Isa,
 Career outcome I Higher Engineering Tradesperson                                                            Townsville Trade Training Centre (Bohle)

 Certificate IV in Engineering (Metal Fabrication)                                                            Course mode

 Gain the skills to work as a higher engineering tradesperson or a special class engineering
 tradesperson within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries where                   Start I Contact us
 engineering tradespersons work. Learn how to design, assemble, manufacture, install,
                                                                                                             Campus I Cairns, Townsville Trade
 modify, test, maintain and service equipment and machinery.
                                                                                                             Training Centre (Bohle)
 Career outcome I Higher Engineering Tradesperson

                          Full Time         Part Time        Short Course          Online              Flexible      Apprenticeship/   Recognition of
                                                                                                                       Traineeship     Prior Learning
                                                                                                                                           (RPL)

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