VETDSS STUDY GUIDE 2022 | Midwest Region - Pathways, starting in school - Central Regional Tafe

VETDSS STUDY GUIDE 2022 | Midwest Region - Pathways, starting in school - Central Regional Tafe
2022 | Midwest Region

Pathways, starting in school
VETDSS STUDY GUIDE 2022 | Midwest Region - Pathways, starting in school - Central Regional Tafe

    Contents                                                                                              We help you get to where you want to be in the
    It all starts here
                                                                                                          future, supporting you every step of the way.
    Page 3                               VETDSS Higher Level Qualifications
                                         Page 11                                                          Central Regional TAFE industry-experienced staff are dedicated to your success, helping you
    Whoever you want to be                                                                                find a VETDSS pathway or Pre-Apprenticehip in School (PAiS) program that best suits you.
    Page 4                               Pre-Apprenticeship in Schools (PAIS)                             Working closely with industry partners and the community, we provide every opportunity
                                         Qualifications                                                   for you to achieve your goals. This ensures Central Regional TAFE training is current, ensuring
    Pathways                             Page 23                                                          graduates are highly skilled and ready for the workforce.
    Page 5
                                         VETDSS Certificate II Level Qualifications
    About VETDSS                         Page 33                                                          Did you know...?
    Page 6
    Entrance Requirements                Back Page                                                                                                      85.4% of TAFE            In Australia, students that
                                                                                                           More than half of all
    Page 8                                                                                                                                             graduates were              obtain a qualification
                                                                                                           new jobs projected
                                                                                                                                                    employed or enrolled             through VET earn
                                                                                                          to be created by 2022
    Information to Parents & Students                                                                                                               in further study after         approximately $2,000
                                                                                                          will be achievable with
    Page 9                                                                                                                                                training *               every year more than
                                                                                                           a VET qualification #                                                   University graduates ^
                                               • Course information and content contained in this
                                                 document are correct at the time of printing
                                               • Course information is subject to change without notice   * VET Student Outcomes, NCVER, 2018
                                                                                                          # Labour Market Information Portal 2017
                                               • Commencement of courses is subject to                    ^,2018
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                                                                                   Whatever your career goal is, training at Central Regional TAFE will help you get there, whether
                                                                                   it’s a Certificate or Diploma qualification, or a Degree and beyond.
                                                                                   Perhaps getting an apprenticeship or traineeship is your goal? By studying a VETDSS
                                                                                   qualification, you will have an advantage.
                                                                                   Even if you change your mind along the way, rest-assured the time spent completing your
                                                                                   vocational education and training was worth it.

                                                                                      Certificate     Certificate     Certificate                     Advanced
                                                                                           II                                          Diploma                         Bachelor
                                                                                                          III             IV                           Diploma

                                                                                           VETDSS or PAiS

                                                                                                               Apprenticeship or

    Questions to ask yourself
    1. What am I passionate about?
    2. What are my strengths?                                                                                                                Further Study
    3. What careers will allow me to follow my passion and develop my strengths?
    4. How can I get a better understanding of different career opportunities?
    5. What job opportunities will there be in the future?
    6. What qualification will help me get the job I want?                                          Employment
    7. What are my long-term goals?

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                                                                                                                                         PAiS programs see students attend practical
                                                                                                                                         and theory based training at Central
                                                                                      VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING                  Regional TAFE (CRTAFE) for two days per
                                                                                      DELIVERED TO SECONDARY STUDENTS                    week where they are taught by qualified
                                                                                      VETDSS courses are designed for students who       lecturers. Students are also required to
                                                                                      are still at high school but would like to start   participate in work placement which is an
                                                                                      working or studying in a specific field. You       excellent opportunity for them to showcase
                                                                                      can complete full vocational qualifications in     their skills and work readiness to potential
                                                                                      addition to your WACE.                             employers.
                                                                                      Vocational courses provide training options
                                                                                      to progress into the world of work after high
                                                                                      school, and offer a different pathway to
                                                                                      university, apprecenticehips and other higher
                                                                                      For more information on how a VET
                                                                                      qualification can be a unique and alternative
                                                                                      pathway into university, check out the Uni
                                                                                      Pathways page: www.centralregionaltafe.
                                                                                      Some of our popular courses include:
                                                                                      •   (52831WA) Certificate IV Preparation for
                                                                                          Health and Nursing studies
                                                                                      •   (BSB30120) Certificate III in Business - a
                                                                                          school- based Traineeship in Business,
                                                                                          a popular way to transition into the
                                                                                          workforce or learn valuable work-related

                                ABOUT VETDSS
                                                                                      We work closely with regional secondary
                                                                                      schools to offer a wide range of programs
                                                                                      including Pre-Apprenticeships in Schools (PAiS)
                                                                                      and higher qualifications.

    VETDSS Pathways are the perfect introduction into the world of work.
                                                                                      If you’re in Year 11 or 12, the PAiS program
    Learn practical skills in Years 11 and 12 while gaining an insight into what to
                                                                                      involves attending school, completing
    expect in the workplace.                                                          Certificate II Pre-Apprenticeship training at
                                                                                      CRTAFE, and completing work placements.
    Success in your program can lead to employment or give a head start in other
    nationally recognised qualifications. Some higher-level qualifications even       There is no doubt employers look favourably
    offer pathways into higher education and university studies.                      at the candidate who has a proven track
                                                                                      record of study, demonstrated the capacity to
                                                                                      apply themselves to a formal TAFE course and
                                                                                      understands the practices and terminology
                                                                                      associated with the trade in question.

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                                                                                                        GUARDIANS & STUDENTS
                                                                                                        INDUCTION & ATTENDANCE                               CRTAFE facilities such as the library,
                                                                                                        The student orientation day provides students        canteen, and computer labs with adult
                                                                                                        with further information about scheduled             students.
                                                                                                        classes, activities and a chance to meet the  •      Some courses are delivered across more

                                                                                                        lecturer and have a tour around campus.              than one campus or involve a workplace.
                                                                                                        Students are responsible for ensuring their          Parents/guardians are responsible for their
                                                                                                        attendance in class and notifying their CRTAFE       child’s travel arrangements to and from the
                                                                                                                                                             TAFE campus or workplace.

                                                                                                        lecturers if unable to attend or they’re running
                                                                                                        late.                                            •   Students may be required to complete
                                                                                                                                                             assessment tasks/assignments outside
                                                                                                        Every class records attendance. All absences         of their scheduled timetable. Some of
                                                                                                        are sent to parents via SMS message and              these assessment tasks/assignments are
                                                                                                        communicated to the student’s school on the          undertaken in the community.
                                                                                                        same day. Repeated absences may result in a
                                                                                                        school being contacted regarding a student’s     SUPERVISION
                                                                                                        continuation in the program.
    FEES & CHARGES                                    •   Letter of application; and                                                                     While attending CRTAFE , you are under the
                                                                                                        CLASSROOM & TAFE ENVIRONMENT                     supervision of your lecturer taking the class.
    Secondary school students participating in a      •   Any supporting documentation (for                                                              You will not be supervised during break times.
    VETDSS program as part of their secondary             example, work placement reports,              CRTAFE is an adult learning environment with You are expected to remain within the College
    education are exempt from course and                  references, awards).                          a focus on developing skills and knowledge to grounds unless you provide your lecturer with
    resource fees, however, depending on the                                                            the standard required in the workplace. This
                                                      After completing the application form, ensure                                                      written notification from a parent or the school
    chosen course, students may be required to                                                          means:
                                                      you and your parent/guardian sign and return                                                       that you intend to leave the College earlier
    purchase protective clothing, uniforms, text
                                                      the form to your Schools’ VET Coordinator.        • Students are responsible for their own         than the advertised class finish time.
    books, USBs, student cards and equipment at
    their own cost.                                                                                         learning and are expected to manage
                                                      DATES                                                 their workload, seeking assistance from      EXCURSIONS
    Specific information regarding fees and           All applications for 2022 programs must be            lecturers when needed.                       CRTAFE provides parents/guardians with
    charges (if required) will be outlined for each   sumitted via the CRTAFE website enrolment                                                          information on excursions prior to the event.
                                                                                                        • Learning activities at CRTAFE are
    qualification.                                    portal by Friday 3 September 2021. The next                                                        Written parental consent will be sought for
                                                                                                            not limited to lessons in a classroom
                                                      orientation session is January 2022.                                                               students under 18 to participate in excursions
                                                                                                            environment and may include: lectures,
    HOW TO APPLY                                                                                                                                         away from CRTAFE premises. If parental
                                                                                                            tutorials, online learning, work placements,
    A student may select the course they want         An interview will be conducted shortly after                                                       consent is not given, your child will not be
                                                                                                            assessments, research, project work, group
    to study in conjunction with their parent/        to determine successful applicants for each                                                        able to attend the excursion and CRTAFE will
                                                                                                            work or workshops.
    guardian and School VET Coordinator, who          program.                                                                                           not provide an alternative supervised activity.
    will issue the required application form.                                                           • Course hours include a wide range of           Students may be required to make their own
                                                      Successful students will be notified by their         delivery and assessment activities and may way to excursions. In these situations parents/
    Applicants are required to attach:                School’s VET Coordinator in Term Four (and            not always be used for classroom teaching. guardians will be responsible for organising
                                                      invited to attend an orientation session at the
    •   Copies of most recent school reports;                                                           • Students under 18 years of age share           transport to and from excursions.
                                                      CRTAFE campus in January 2022).

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HEALTH & SAFETY                                  •   Providing parents/guardians with a copy of
     CRTAFE strives to provide an environment             an Accident/Incident report if their child is
     that supports the health and well-being of all       seriously injured.
     students by:
     •   Following the relevant OSH policy,
         guidelines and practices.                    Students are not covered for Personal Accident
                                                      or any loss or damage to property whilst on a
     •   Providing designated first-aid officers,     CRTAFE campus.
         available to students at all campuses.
                                                      However, CRTAFE does hold cover with the
     •   Providing assistance and if necessary,       Insurance Commission of WA (RiskCover) that
         arranging for qualified medical personnel    provides Personal Accident cover for students
         in case of an emergency.                     who are undertaking unpaid work experience
     •   Promoting a friendly and inclusive           that is allocated or arranged by CRTAFE.
         environment where bullying or any form of    Personal Accident cover is also extended to
         harassment are not accepted. Any student     those students attending any official College
         experiencing bullying or harassment of any   camp, excursion, trip or other off campus
         kind should inform a CRTAFE staff member     activity (excluding sports days other than
         immediately.                                 interstate sporting events, carnivals or national
     •   Ensuring all relevant staff have a Working   championships) which is approved and
         with Children Check subject to the           organised by CRTAFE.
         Working with Children (Criminal Record       The responsibility is placed on parents/

                                                                                                          VETDSS HIGHER
         Checking) Act 2004.                          guardians in relation to whether they arrange
     •   Implementing the Emergency Response          their own Personal Accident insurance or
         Plan in case of an emergency.                private health cover for their child if they
                                                      believe CRTAFE coverage is not adequate.

                                                                                                          LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS
                                                                                                           Finish school with the freedom of TAFE.
                                                                                                                              Freedom starts here.

                                                                                                                       Graduating secondary school with one
                                                                                                                          or more qualifications will improve
                                                                                                                             your employment opportunities

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BUSINESS                                                                                                                                         INFORMATION
                                                                                                                 ICT30120 | CERTIFICATE III IN
     Be in high demand with skills that could                On completion you will be ideal for roles in        INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
     take you anywhere. With industry and                    data entry, customer service, accounts or as
     government forecasting a strong demand                  an office clerk. Gain skills in:                    Information technology is one of the fastest      Gain skills in:
     for office workers, with a Certificate III in                                                               growing sectors in the world with high
                                                             •    Organising tasks                               demand for skills.                                •    Using software applications such as Adobe
     Business you’ll be ready to be recruited.
                                                             •    Managing workplace information                                                                        Photoshop, Animate and Dreamweaver
     Learn skills and knowledge in basic MYOB,                                                                   Sample a broad range of IT areas, from                 and Autodesk’s 3DS Max
                                                             •    Producing business documents
     workplace organisation, customer service,                                                                   commonly used hardware and software to            •    Web development (HTML & CSS)
     workplace health and safety, desktop                    •    Delivering customer service                    creating websites, and 2D animation and 3D
                                                                                                                                                                   •    Introductory programming (JavaScript)
     publishing, spreadsheets, creating electronic           •    Communicating effectively, and                 modelling.
     presentations and much more.                                                                                                                                  •    Basic cyber security procedures and
                                                             •    Fostering innovation and change
                                                                                                                                                                   •    Providing technical support
                                                                                     One (1) year program,
      COST                    Uniform - $40.00 (approx.)         DURATION            one (1) day per week

                                                                                                                                                                                           Two (2) year program,
                                                                                                                  COST                   NIL                           DURATION
      UNIFORM                                                    WORK PLACEMENT                                                                                                            one (1) day per week
                              CRTAFE student polo shirt                              NIL
      REQUIREMENTS                                               REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                                                  UNIFORM                                              WORK PLACEMENT
                                                                                                                                         Enclosed shoes                                    NIL
                                                                                                                  REQUIREMENTS                                         REQUIREMENTS
                              Administration Assistant,
                              Personal Assistant, Clerical                                                                                                                                 ICT40120 | Certificate IV in
      CAREER                  Worker, Data Entry                                     BSB40215 | Certificate IV                                                                             Information Technology
                                                                 COURSE PATHWAYS in Business                      CAREER                 Network Administration,
      OPPORTUNITIES           Operator, Information
                                                                                                                                         Network Technician,           COURSE PATHWAYS     ICT50220 | Diploma of
                              Desk Clerk, Office Junior                                                           OPPORTUNITIES          Network Support                                   Information Technology

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MEDIA STUDIES                                                                                                                                                                    EVENTS
     CUA31015 | CERTIFICATE III IN                                                                              SIT30516 | CERTIFICATE III IN
     SCREEN & MEDIA                                                                                             EVENTS
     Mix your own demo, present live on air and             Begin your journey into mastering your              Do you love to plan the perfect party? With          Gain knowledge and skills to provide
     film and edit your own masterpiece. This               creativity, learning to write content for all       a Certificate III in Events you will be able         vital support to ensure successful events,
     qualification is the perfect platform to kick-         types of media, and produce content for any         to work as an assistant events/conference            including:
     start your career in the media industry.               platform, from Facebook to the film studio          organiser, or functions assistant, in the
                                                            floor.                                              community, cultural, hospitality, sporting, or       •    facilitating reservations
     Industry experts guide you to use industry-                                                                travel and tourism sectors.                          •    supplying food and beverages
     standard equipment and software. Learn                 Change how you think and feel about the                                                                  •    ticketing
     and develop media skills, including the                media, develop your critical and creative
                                                                                                                                                                     •    entry and seating advice
     basics of sound recording and editing, video           thinking skills, and open your mind to the
     production, post-production, and skills for            possibilities of the media industry.                                                                     •    working effectively in a team
     broadcast production/presentation.                                                                                                                              •    workplace health and safety

                                                                                    One (1) year program,
      COST                NIL                                DURATION                                                                                                                         1 year program, one (1)
                                                                                    one (1) day per week         COST                   Uniform $40 (approx.)            DURATION             day per week

      UNIFORM                                                WORK PLACEMENT                                      UNIFORM                                                 WORK PLACEMENT
                          Enclosed shoes                                            NIL                                                 CRTAFE student polo shirt                             NIL
      REQUIREMENTS                                           REQUIREMENTS                                        REQUIREMENTS                                            REQUIREMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                                              SIT30616 |Certificate III
                          Traineeship in Broadcasting,                                                                                                                                        in Hospitality
                          Traineeship in Multimedia,
                          Traineeship in Screen, Archival                                                                               Event logistics Assistant,                            SIT40416 | Certificate IV
      CAREER              Media Technician, Camera/                                                              CAREER                 Exhibition Assistant,                                 in Hospitality
                          Lighting Assistant, Community
                                                                                    CUA41315 | Certificate IV
                                                             COURSE PATHWAYS in Visual Arts                                                                              COURSE PATHWAYS
      OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                              OPPORTUNITIES          Conference Assistant, In-                             SIT30116 | Certificate III
                          Radio Program Maker/                                                                                          house Functions Assistant                             in Tourism
                          Presenter, Editing Assistant,
                          Interactive Media Author                                                                                                                                            SIT40116 | Certificate IV
                          Assistant, Production Assistant                                                                                                                                     in Travel and Tourism

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SCIENCE                                                                                                                                      ALLIED HEALTH
     MSL30118 | CERTIFICATE III IN                                                                               HLT33015 | CERTIFICATE III IN
     LABORATORY SKILLS                                                                                           ALLIED HEALTH ASSISTANCE
     If you are a budding mad scientist, this is            pathology labs, conservation and land                Does a future in health services interest you?      •    Assist with an Allied Health Program
     the course for you. Learn how to perform               management, forensic labs, marine science            This is a growing field, with Allied Health
     technical tasks including preparing and                and research institutes.                             Specialists forecast to grow by 22% over the        This qualification equips you with the
     testing samples using Australian Standards.                                                                 next three years.                                   communications skills to work in health and
                                                            For those students looking for an alternative                                                            community services.
     Work in both field and laboratory. and use             pathway to University, this program is an            Join this growing sector and assist allied
     leading edge testing equipment to process              excellent and practical starting point.              health professionals. Specialisation areas          Students will be required to undergo health
     and record data.                                                                                            include dietetics, occupational therapy,            and legal screening prior to attending
                                                            CRTAFE can offer post School programs                physiotherapy, speech therapy, or podiatry          placement, such as: National Police Clearance,
     Students who want employment on                        leading on from this qualification, to help          services.                                           Education Department Police Screening,
     completion of this program will be equipped            you gain entry to University with advanced                                                               Health Department Police Screening.
     with the knowledge and skills to perform               standing.                                            Learn skills in:
     roles such as Laboratory Technicians, field                                                                                                                     Some vaccinations may be required
     based Environmental Technician for a variety                                                                •    How to recognise healthy body systems          depending on your placement agency
     of industries, including the mining sector,                                                                 •    Interpret and apply medical technology         Example: Influenza vaccination plus other
                                                                                                                                                                     vaccinations or screening as required.
                                                                                        One (1) year
      COST                  Uniform $40.00 (approx.)            DURATION                program, one (1)
                                                                                                                                                                                              One (1) year program,
                                                                                        day per week                 COST                NIL                             DURATION             one (1) day per week
                            CRTAFE student polo shirt
      UNIFORM                                                   WORK PLACEMENT
                            Enclosed shoes (safety boots)                               NIL
      REQUIREMENTS                                              REQUIREMENTS                                         UNIFORM                                             WORK PLACEMENT
                            Hat                                                                                                          CRTAFE student polo shirt                            80 hrs
                                                                                                                     REQUIREMENTS                                        REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                        MSL40118 | Certificate
                                                                                        IV in Laboratory
                            Employment outcomes                                         Techniques                                       Opportunities include:                               HLT54115 | Diploma of
                            targeted by this qualification                                                                               Hospital Orderly                                     Nursing
                            include Laboratory Technicians,     COURSE PATHWAYS         MSS40218  |                  CAREER
      OPPORTUNITIES         Instrument Operator and                                     Certificate IV in                                Nursing Support Worker          COURSE PATHWAYS      HLT43015 | Certificate IV in
                                                                                                                     OPPORTUNITIES                                                            Allied Health Assistance
                            similar personnel.                                          Environmental                                    Personal Care Assistant
                                                                                        Monitoring and                                                                                        (Physiotherapy /
                                                                                                                                         Therapy Aide                                         Occupational Therapy)

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     This course is designed to give students
     wanting to enter into a nursing and health     COST              Uniform - $40.00 (approx.)
     programs a competitive edge.
     Gain the knowledge and skills to transition    UNIFORM
                                                                      CRTAFE student polo shirt
     into studying at a Diploma level in the        REQUIREMENTS
     future. This course will develop your
     knowledge in anatomy and physiology,                             Prepare for a career in
     microbiology, medical terminology, applied     CAREER            health or nursing related
     mathematics, physics and chemistry.            OPPORTUNITIES     occupations (after further
     Upon successful completion of this                               One and a half (1.5) years
     qualification you will be eligible for entry   DURATION
                                                                      in duration / One (1) day
     into (HLT54115) Diploma of Nursing and                           per week (finishing Term 2
     other health programs. Please note that
     there are additional requirements for
                                                    WORK PLACEMENT
     entrance into the HLT54115 Diploma of                            NIL
     Nursing qualification.
     Refer to the course information for the                          HLT54115 | Diploma of Nursing

     Diploma of Nursing for more information.       COURSE PATHWAYS   Registered Nursing following
                                                                      study at University

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EDUCATION                                                                                                          Texts: Birth to Big School
                                                                                                                        4th Ed.- Working in
                                                                                                                        Children’s Services, Karen
                                                                                                                        Kearns                                               Two (2) year program,
                                                                                                                                                                             two (2)days per week
                                                                                                                        The Big Picture 4th Ed.
                                                                                                        COST            – Working in Children’s          DURATION
                                                                                                                        Services, Karen Kearns                               One (1) day work
                                                                                                                        $150.00 (approx. for the set
                                                                                                                        of two)                                              One (1) day at CRTAFE
     EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE                                                                                 Uniform - $40.00 (approx.)
                                                                                                                        First Aid Certificate - $20.00

     If you’re looking to work in the exciting and   experiences, understanding child                                                                                        Throughout the
                                                                                                                                                                             duration of the course
     rewarding children’s services industry then,    development stages, working with                                                                                        students will be
     this nationally accredited qualification is     families and working effectively in a team                                                                              required to attend
     for you. It will not only give you industry     environment.                                       UNIFORM                                          WORK PLACEMENT      one (1) day a week of
                                                                                                                        CRTAFE student polo shirt
     exposure and a strong theoretical and                                                              REQUIREMENTS                                     REQUIREMENTS        placement at an Early
     practical foundation, it will ensure you        This program can also be used as a pathway                                                                              Childhood Education
                                                                                                                                                                             and Care Service.
     achieve the high levels of professionalism      into University. On successful completion of                                                                            Minimum of 120 hours
     needed to excel in the childcare industry.      the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education                                                                        required.
                                                     and Care, you will be eligible to enrol into the
     Gain skills in: caring for children, applying   Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.                     Successful completion of
                                                                                                                        this qualification provides
     health and hygiene principles, understanding
                                                                                                                        you with the opportunity                             CHC50113 | Diploma
     legal and ethical requirements, providing                                                          CAREER
                                                                                                                        to become a Childhood            COURSE PATHWAYS of Early Childhood
     nutritional needs for babies and children,                                                         OPPORTUNITIES   Educator, Childcare                                  Education and Care
     developing and implementing play                                                                                   Assistant, Nanny or Family
                                                                                                                        Day Carer

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     Is working in the Arts your dream? Do you
     want to follow a study pathway directly into
     a Visual Arts degree?
                                                      offered at CRTAFE. With a Diploma of Visual
                                                      Arts you can choose to study at an Advanced
                                                      Diploma level at CRTAFE or have a direct study
                                                                                                                IN SCHOOLS (PAIS)
     Learn to use a range of skills and techniques    pathway to a Degree in Visual Arts at Edith
     to produce art works and investigate career      Cowan University.
     opportunities in the creative industries.        This is an alternative to an ATAR pathway for
     Successful completion enables progression        students to obtain a Degree in the Creative
     directly into the Diploma of Visual Arts,        Arts Industries.

      COST                  NIL                       DURATION
                                                                              One (1) year program,
                                                                              one (1) day per week           Tool up for a trade after leaving school.
      UNIFORM               Enclosed shoes            WORK PLACEMENT
      REQUIREMENTS          Apron                     REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                                                                         Trades start here.
                            Art Practitioner, Art
                            Gallery Technician,
                            Art Technician.
                                                                              CUA41315 | Certificate IV in
                            The Visual Arts offers
                                                                              Visual Arts
                            employment in a variety
      CAREER                of settings including                             CUA51115 | Diploma of
                            schools, technical        COURSE PATHWAYS
      OPPORTUNITIES                                                           Visual Arts
                                                                                                                            VETDSS will give you the best of both
                            colleges, universities,
                            galleries, shop-fronts,                           CUA60715 | Advanced                         worlds. You’ll gain practical skills as well
                            privately operated                                Diploma of Visual Arts
                            creative industries,
                                                                                                                                          as theory based learning.
                            home businesses and
                            community precincts.

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                                                   AUTOMOTIVE SERVICING TECHNOLOGY (LIGHT VEHICLE SERVICING

                                                   If working with cars and trucks is what you                Gain skills in:
                                                   would like to do, this course is the one for               • Communicating effectively
                                                   you. Learn how to service engines, use and
                                                                                                              • Working in a team environment
                                                   maintain workplace tools and equipment.
                                                                                                              • Planning organising and problem solving
                                                   After successful completion, you may look
                                                                                                              • Servicing a vehicle, and
                                                   towards an Apprenticeship in a range of areas
                                                   including: Motor Mechanic (Light), Heavy                   • Performing general vehicle maintenance
                                                   Duty Road Transport, Mobile Plant, Auto                       and small repairs
                                                   Electrician or Panel Beater.                               You will also have the opportunity to test your
                                                                                                              skills in the workplace through a Supervised
                                                                                                              Work Placement during the course.

                                                                                                                                      One (1) year program,
                                                                        Uniform - $TBA                                                two (2) days per week

                                                    COST                Text Book- $200.00                       DURATION             (Currently doing three
                                                                                                                                      terms, but are looking
                                                                        First Aid Certificate - $20.00                                at ending part way
                                                                                                                                      through Term 4)

                                                                        Long drill trousers (navy blue)
                                                                        and short (or long) sleeved drill
                                                                        shirt (hi-vis yellow & blue)
                                                                        Steel capped boots that comply           PLACEMENT            220 hours (approx.)
                                                    REQUIREMENTS        with Australian Safety Standards         REQUIREMENTS
                                                                        Safety glasses (first pair supplied
                                                                        by CRTAFE)

                                                                        Successful completion
                                                                        of this qualification may
                                                                        lead to employment as an
                                                                        Apprentice Light Vehicle
                                                                        Mechanic, Apprentice Heavy
                                                    CAREER              Vehicle Mechanic, Apprentice             COURSE

                                                    OPPORTUNITIES       Plant Mechanic, Apprentice               PATHWAYS
                                                                        Agricultural Mechanic,
                                                                        Apprentice Spray Painter,
                                                                        Apprentice Panel Beater,
                                                                        Apprentice Automotive

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                                                                                                         MEM20105 - AA50 | CERTIFICATE II IN
                                                                                                         ENGINEERING - PRE-APPRENTICESHIP HEAVY FABRICATION
                                                                                                         If you are looking for a trade with many         The skills packaging for the qualification
                                                                                                         different employment opportunities, this         has been developed on an assumption that
                                                                                                         qualification is a fantastic starting point.     competency will be developed through a
                                                                                                         Learn mechanical cutting, thermal cutting,       combination of on and off-the-job learning
                                                                                                         gouging and welding.                             strategies, such as those delivered through a
                                                                                                                                                          formal traineeship.
                      Text books - $150.00 (approx.)                                                     After successful completion of this
                                                                           One (1) year program,         qualification, you may choose to become          This course is an excellent opportunity to
     COST             Uniform - $TBA                        DURATION                                                                                      experience an insight into becoming a
                                                                           two (2) days per week         a trade assistant or progress to an
                      First Aid Certificate - $20.00                                                     Apprenticeship in a wide variety of fields,      Fabricator or Fitter and Machinist.
                      Long drill trousers (navy blue) and                                                including; Fabrication - Heavy (Boilermaker);
                                                                                                                                                          Units completed may assist you in gaining
                      short (or long) sleeved drill shirt                                                Light (Sheetmetal); Welder or Heavy/Welder
                                                                                                                                                          employment as an apprentice.
                      (hi-vis orange & blue)                WORK                                         and Fitting and Machining.
     UNIFORM                                                                                                                                              Gain skills in:
                      Steel capped boots that comply        PLACEMENT      120 hours (approx.)
     REQUIREMENTS     with Australian Safety Standards                                                   This qualification provides practical skills
                                                            REQUIREMENTS                                                                                  •   Using tools
                      Safety glasses (first pair supplied                                                and knowledge in a range of metals and
                      by CRTAFE)                                                                         engineering industry areas. Also learn about     •   Measuring and calculating
                                                                                                         safety in the workplace, computing and           •   Technical drawing and drafting
                      Successful completion of this
                      qualification provides you with
                                                                           Certificate III Engineering   maths and practice the skills you have learned   •   Load shifting
                                                                           qualifications and            in a workshop environment.
                      the opportunity to become a                                                                                                         •   Thermal cutting
                                                                           streams such as:
                      Trade Assistant. This course
                      is a pathway to Certificate                          MEM30219 |   Mechanical                                                        •   Using forging and casting equipment
     CAREER           III in Engineering which is an        COURSE         Trade                                                                          •   Welding
     OPPORTUNITIES    apprenticeship course. You            PATHWAYS       MEM30319 | Fabrication
                      will need to be employed and
                      registered as an apprentice/
                      trainee before you can commence
                                                                           Or an apprenticeship/

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     UEE22011 - AA41 | CERTIFICATE II IN
     Completion of an Electrotechnology                      take electrical and electronic measurements
     Pre-Apprenticeship provides the skills                  and soldering components. Gain skills in basic
     employers are looking for as an apprentice              electrical tasks such as:
     in the electrical, instrumentation or                   • Basic electrical maintenance, such as
     electrical servicing trades.                                attaching wall mounted electrical outlets
     Gain knowledge and practical skills to work             • Using hand and power tools
     effectively in the construction industry, use           • Solving problems in DC circuits
     hand and power tools, interpret drawings,
                                                             •    Working safely in an electrical workplace

                          Basic tool kit - $120 (approx.)
                          Uniform - $TBA
                                                                                      One (1) year program,
      COST                First Aid Certificate - $20.00         DURATION             two (2) days per week
                          Training Electrical Licence
                          Long or short drill trousers
                          (navy blue) and short (or long)
                          sleeved drill shirt (navy blue)
      UNIFORM             Steel capped boots that                WORK PLACEMENT
                                                                                      160 hours (approx.)
      REQUIREMENTS        comply with Australian Safety          REQUIREMENTS
                          Safety glasses (first pair
                          supplied by CRTAFE)
                          Successful completion of this
                                                                                      UEE30811 | Certificate
                          qualification provides you with
                          the opportunity to gain an                                  III Electrotechnology
      CAREER                                                                          Electrician
                          apprenticeship in the Electrical       COURSE PATHWAYS
      OPPORTUNITIES       trade and other trades within                               Traineeship/
                          the building and construction                               Apprenticeship

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Text Books– $95.00 (approx.)                                    Three (3) Term
                                                                                                    COST            Uniform - $TBA                                   DURATION       program, two (2)
                                                                                                                    First Aid Certificate - $20.00                                  days per week

                                                                                                                    Long or short drill trousers (green) and
                                                                                                                    long sleeved drill shirt (green)
                                                                                                    UNIFORM                                                                       120 hours
                                                                                                                    Steel capped boots that comply with              PLACEMENT
                                                                                                    REQUIREMENTS    Australian Safety Standards
                                                                                                                    Safety glasses (first pair supplied by CRTAFE)

                                                                                                                    Qualified Plumber with opportunity
                                                                                                                    to specialise in Drainer, who installs,
                                                                                                                    maintains and repairs pipes in storm water
                                                                                                                    or sewerage systems and drains. They also
     52700WA - AA40 | CERTIFICATE II IN
                                                                                                                    install septic tanks, holding wells, sullage
     PLUMBING - PRE-APPRENTICESHIP                                                                                  pits and absorption tracks. Gasfitter - a
                                                                                                                    gasfitter installs, maintains, tests and
     Tap into your future. Plumbing is one of the   This entry-level course will put you on                         repairs gas lines, meters, regulators, hot
                                                                                                                    water systems and appliances. Irrigation
     top three occupations in the construction      the path to gaining an apprenticeship in
                                                                                                                    - an irrigation installer plans, designs                        CPC32413 |
     industry, with both general and specialised    plumbing, and is only offered through the                       and installs large watering systems for                         Certificate III in
     plumbers in demand. Build the basic skills     Pre-Apprenticeship in Schools (PAiS) program.                   environments such as golf courses and                           Plumbing
     and knowledge you need to start your           This course is an excellent opportunity to      CAREER          parks. Mechanical Services Plumber,              COURSE
                                                                                                                                                                                    CPC32011 |
     plumbing career.                               gain the skills to impress possible future      OPPORTUNITIES   who installs and services plant and              PATHWAYS
                                                                                                                    equipment used for heating, ventilation                         Certificate III in
                                                    employers.                                                                                                                      Carpentry and
                                                                                                                    and air conditioning (HVAC) in industrial
                                                                                                                    and commercial buildings. Roofing                               Joinery
                                                    Personal Requirements:
                                                                                                                    Plumber, who installs and fixes metal
                                                    •   Enjoys practical work                                       roofs, flashings, gutters, down pipes,
                                                                                                                    rainwater products and other accessories
                                                    •   Ability to cope with the physical demands                   on residential, industrial and commercial
                                                        of the job                                                  buildings. The work conducted by roofing
                                                                                                                    plumbers includes working outdoors, in a
                                                    •   Ability to work with your hands                             team environment and safely at heights.
                                                                                                                    Sprinkler Fitter - installs and maintains fire
                                                                                                                    protection systems.

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                                                                                                             VETDSS CERTIFICATE II
     SIT20416 - AB10 | CERTIFICATE II IN
     This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations
     such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops; and
     institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.
                          Uniform – $150.00 (plus suitable
                          kitchen shoes/boots)                               One (1) year program,
                                                             DURATION        two (2) days per week                Every career at your doorstep.
                          Text books - $70.00

                          Chef jacket (with white buttons)                                                                 ‘Possible’ starts here.
                          Chef trousers (check style)
      UNIFORM             White apron
                                                             PLACEMENT       200 hours (approx.)
      REQUIREMENTS        Neckerchief
                          Chef hat
                          Kitchen shoes/boots
                                                                             Apprenticeship in the
                                                                             Hospitality Industry                        VETDSS provides an opportunity to
                          Breakfast Cook, Catering
      CAREER              Assistant, Fast Food Cook,         COURSE          SIT30816 | Certificate III
                                                                                                                        explore your areas of interest before
      OPPORTUNITIES       Sandwich Hand or Take-away         PATHWAYS        Commercial Cookery                                committing to further study.
                                                                             SIT31016 | Certificate III in

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     On successful completion of this course you           Safety requirements, the industrial and work
     can seek an apprenticeship in the building            organisation structure, communication
     and construction industry in your chosen              skills, work planning, and basic use of tools
     trade stream and gain credit towards an               and materials. Students gain full industry
     apprenticeship for completed subjects.                experience whilst on work placement.
     The first stage of the course has units               Develop skills in:
     common to eleven construction trades,
     providing a great introduction to the industry,       • General construction techniques
     its culture, occupations, job roles and               • Working as part of a team
     workplace expectations.                               • Work safely in the construction industry
                                                           • Using a variety of construction tools and
     The elective units of competency are carpentry           equipment
     based, covering Occupational Health and

                          Text books– $130.00 (approx.)
                                                                                 One (1) year program, two
      COST                Uniform - $TBA                    DURATION             (2) days per week
                          First Aid Certificate - $20.00

                          Long drill or short trousers
                          (khaki) and short (or long)
                          sleeved drill shirt (khaki)
      UNIFORM             Steel capped boots that
                                                            PLACEMENT            220 hours (approx.)
      REQUIREMENTS        comply with Australian Safety
                          Standards                         REQUIREMENTS
                          Safety glasses (first pair
                          supplied by CRTAFE)
                                                                                 Apprenticeship in the
                          On completion of this course,                          construction industry
      CAREER              you may be able to seek           COURSE /STUDY
                                                                                 Certificate III qualifications
      OPPORTUNITIES       an apprenticeship in the          PATHWAYS
                          construction industry                                  in the construction

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AQUACULTURE                                                                                                                                                                MARITIME
     SFI20119 | CERTIFICATE II IN                                                                                    SFI20219 | CERTIFICATE II IN                   COST              Uniform – $40.00 (approx.)
     AQUACULTURE                                                                                                     FISHING OPERATIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                      CRTAFE student polo shirt

     Do you enjoy working with fish and other                • Handling and harvesting fish and other                                                                                 Enclosed (non-slip) shoes
                                                                                                                     Would you like to work on the ocean?           UNIFORM
     marine and freshwater species? Cert II                    aquaculture stock                                     Gain the practical skills and knowledge        REQUIREMENTS      Suitable clothing and hat
     in Aquaculture provides the skills and                                                                          to work as a deckhand on commercial                              for regular field and boating
                                                             • Collecting broodstock
     knowledge to work in the fast growing                                                                           fishing vessels or ferries or a dive charter                     activities
     Aquaculture industry and Geraldton is at the            • Filleting fish and handling seafood                   vessel.                                                          Further study in Certificate III
     heart of the Midwest aquaculture industry.              • Measuring water quality                               This qualification provides the main                             and IV in Fishing Operations
     Gain the expertise to work as a field hand in                                                                   entry point for individuals working in the                       | SFI40211 or may lead to
                                                             • Treating diseases                                                                                    CAREER            employment opportunities
     an aquaculture operation such as a hatchery,                                                                    fishing sector of the seafood industry.
     sea cage or pond facility and knowledge and             • Controlling fish environments                                                                        OPPORTUNITIES     as a fisher or general
                                                                                                                     Individuals operating at this level                              purpose hand on a fishing
     skills in:                                                                                                                                                                       vessel, charter boat or on an
                                                                                                                     undertake a broad range of routine                               aquaculture vessel
                                                                                                                     processes and procedures which may
                                                                                       One (1) year program,         include maintaining fishing gear,                                One (1) year program, one (1)
      COST                Uniform – $40.00 (approx.)          DURATION                                                                                              DURATION
                                                                                       one (1) day a week            operating small vessels, using deck                              day a week
                                                                                                                     equipment, processing and basic marine
      UNIFORM                                                 WORK PLACEMENT                                         science skills.
                          CRTAFE student polo shirt                                    NIL
      REQUIREMENTS                                            REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                                                     Gain knowledge and skills in:                  WORK PLACEMENT
                          Successful completion of this                                                                                                             REQUIREMENTS
                          qualification provides you with                                                            •   Assisting with operation of fishing
                          the opportunity to become                                                                      gear and equipment
                                                                                       SIFI30119 | Certificate III
                          an aquaculture field hand or
                          hatchery or nursery assistant.
                                                                                       in Aquaculture                •   Basic processing and temperature
      CAREER                                                                                                             control of harvest                                           SFI30219 | Certificate III in
                                                              COURSE PATHWAYS          MAR20318 |Cert II in                                                                           Fishing Operations
      OPPORTUNITIES       Further study into Certificate
                                                                                       Maritime Operations           •   General cleaning and maintenance of
                          III in Aquaculture may lead
                                                                                       (Coxswain Grade 1 Near
                                                                                                                                                                    COURSE / STUDY
                                                                                                                                                                                      SFI30119 | Certificate III in
                          to opportunities as a general                                                                  equipment and vessel                       PATHWAYS
                                                                                       Coastal)                                                                                       Aquaculture
                          hand in aquaculture farms,
                          hatcheries, processing
                                                                                                                     •   Handling, harvesting and sorting
                          facilities, zoos and pet stores.                                                               bycatch (incidental capture of
                                                                                                                         non-target species)

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HORTICULTURE                                                                                                                                                                           CALM
     AHC20416 | CERTIFICATE II IN                                                                                 AHC21020 | CERTIFICATE II IN
     HORTICULTURE                                                                                                 CONSERVATION AND ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT

     Be a part of the new food revolution! Be a             Learn skills in:                                      Working in the Conservation and Land              and landscaping, plus parks and gardens
     part of a vibrant industry that will feed the                                                                Management industry is for people who             management.
     world.                                                 •    Safe handling and use of pesticides              love to work in the outdoor environment
                                                                                                                  and recognise the value in restoration of         Conservation and land management is about
     This qualification provides you with the skills        •    General workplace safety                                                                           the future as much as it is about the present.
                                                                                                                  natural bushland and coastal areas.
     and knowledge you need to work within                  •    Propagation                                                                                        Develop skills in the fields of natural resource
     Australia’s rapidly growing horticulture sector.                                                             This is an ideal starting place for gaining       management, land management, mine
                                                            •    Tending nursery plants                           employment or further training within             site rehabilitation, developing and leading
     Learn the latest work techniques and                                                                         the Conservation industry. Gain practical
                                                            •    Planting and pruning                                                                               teams to implement conservation and land
     technologies to ensure your work readiness                                                                   skills and knowledge to undertake a broad
                                                            •    Treating weeds, pests and diseases                                                                 management strategies and more.
     which will help you get into a rewarding                                                                     range of tasks in gardening, nursery work
     career. This course will provide you with the          •    Maintaining garden beds and irrigation
     practical skills and knowledge to work across
     a range of horticulture sectors, including             •    Using a range of horticultural equipment
                                                                                                                                                                                           One (1) year program, one
     aquaponics and hydroponics.                                                                                   COST                Uniform - $40.00 (approx.)   DURATION               (1) day per week

                                                                                                                   UNIFORM             CRTAFE student polo shirt    WORK PLACEMENT
                                                                                                                   REQUIREMENTS        Enclosed shoes               REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                     One (1) year program,
      COST                    Uniform - $40.00 (approx.)        DURATION             one (1) day per week                                                                                  AHC31420 | Cert III in
                                                                                                                                                                                           Conservation and
                                                                                                                                                                                           Ecosystem Management
      UNIFORM                 CRTAFE student polo shirt         WORK PLACEMENT
                                                                                     NIL                                                                                                   AHC40920 | Cert IV in
      REQUIREMENTS            Enclosed shoes                    REQUIREMENTS                                                           School Gardeners, Nursery                           Conservation and
                                                                                                                   CAREER              Worker, Council Gardeners,                          Ecosystem Management
                              Successful completion of                                                                                                              COURSE PATHWAYS
                              this qualification provides
                                                                                                                   OPPORTUNITIES       Landscaper, and Private
                                                                                     AHC30716 | Certificate III                        Contract Gardeners                                  AHC51116 | Diploma
                              you with the opportunity                               in Horticulture                                                                                       of Conservation and
                              to become a Horticulture          COURSE PATHWAYS                                                                                                            Ecosystem Management
      OPPORTUNITIES           Worker/Assistant in parks                              AHC40416 | Certificate IV
                              and gardens, nurseries and                             in Horticulture                                                                                       Bachelor of Environmental
                              landscaping businesses                                                                                                                                       Science

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RURAL OPERATIONS                                                                                                                      ANIMAL STUDIES
     AHC21216 | CERTIFICATE II                                                                                  ACM20217 | CERTIFICATE II IN
     RURAL OPERATIONS                                                                                           HORSE CARE

     Do you enjoy the great Australian outdoors?            students undertake these tasks under general        Are you a keen horse person or are you                  Areas of study include stable duties and
     Does a life on the farm or on a station appeal         supervision with limited autonomy and with          interested in working with horses?                      competition and transportation requirements.
     to you?                                                limited accountability for their own work.          This qualification is an entry point into               Training also covers everyday care skills such
     This entry level qualification is great for                                                                the equine industry. Learn the skills and               as feeding, grooming, health checks and first
                                                            Learn skills in:                                                                                            aid.
     students wanting to try their hand in the                                                                  knowledge needed to work safely when
     Agriculture industry. It provides basic skills         •   Fencing                                         handling and caring for horses.                         The course is practical and hands-on, with the
     to work across rural and regional Australia. It        •   Machinery Operations                                                                                    majority delivered in a stable environment.
     offers exciting opportunities to experience
                                                            •   Land and Ecosystem management
     what it’s like to work on a farm, plantation or
     with livestock.                                        •   How to maintain structures and property
                                                            •   Horticultural operations
     Comprising of a combination of written
     assignments and hands-on industry tasks,               •   The correct use of hand tools
                                                                                                                                                                                                 One (1) year program,
                                                                                                                 COST                NIL                                  DURATION               one (1) day a week
                                                                                       One (1) year
      COST                   NIL                                DURATION               program, one (1) day                          CRTAFE student polo shirt
                                                                                       per week
                                                                                                                 UNIFORM             Boots - preferably work boots        WORK PLACEMENT
                             Work shirt
                                                                                                                 REQUIREMENTS        with tread rather than riding        REQUIREMENTS
      UNIFORM                                                   WORK PLACEMENT                                                       boots.
                             Drill work trousers                                       NIL
      REQUIREMENTS                                              REQUIREMENTS
                             Steel capped boots                                                                                      Stable hand, Farm/ station
                                                                                                                                     hand, Groom, Stock rider, Trail-                            ACM40418 | Certificate IV
                                                                                       AHC30716 | Certificate                        ride assistant, Agistment centre                            in Veterinary Nursing
                             Successful completion of                                  III in Horticulture                           work, Competition stable work,
                                                                                                                 CAREER                                                   COURSE / STUDY
                             this qualification can lead                                                                             Racing stable work.
      CAREER                                                                           AHC30116 | Certificate    OPPORTUNITIES                                            PATHWAYS
                             you to an exciting path from       COURSE PATHWAYS III in Agriculture
      OPPORTUNITIES          stockman/farmhand to                                                                                    This qualification provides                                 ACM30117 | Certificate III

                             station/farm manager                                                                                    valuable knowledge to apply to                              in Animal Studies
                                                                                       AHC40116 | Certificate
                                                                                                                                     your own horses.
                                                                                       IV in Agriculture

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                                                                                                       Important Information                                 •   Good communication skills and enjoying
     ANIMAL STUDIES                                                                                                                                              working with people
                                                                                                       This course involves some physical work.
                                                                                                       Students must be prepared to work outdoors            •   Confidence and patience when working
     Do you have a passion for animals?               •   Providing basic first aid to animals
                                                                                                       and deal with dirty, smelly situations.                   with animals
     Would you like to work with our furry and        •   Assisting with animal health care
     feathered friends?                                                                                Personal requirements are:                            •   An ability to undertake manual and
     Learn about caring for all types of animals by   •   Developing self-management and                                                                         sometimes heavy work
                                                          organisational techniques                    •    Being passionate about animals and their
     catering for animal nutritional needs, basic                                                           welfare                                          •   Being observant and methodical
     animal care and handling as well as first aid.   •   Working with teams of people who are
                                                          willing to help make a difference to the
     A Cert II in Animal Studies offers an                lives of our animal companions
     opportunity to practice skills in the TAFE
     Animal Surgery and industry placement.           •   Handling animals safely and confidently in                                                                                One (1) year program,
                                                                                                           COST              Uniform - $40.00 (approx.)      DURATION
                                                          a range of situations                                                                                                     one (1) day per week
     Gain skills and knowledge in:
                                                      •   Dealing with emergencies                                           Enclosed (non-slip) shoes
     •   Learning fundamental animal care and                                                              UNIFORM                                           WORK PLACEMENT
         handling methods                             •   Observing, monitoring and recognising                              Suitable clothing and hat for                          To be advised
                                                                                                           REQUIREMENTS                                      REQUIREMENTS
                                                          health issues in animals                                           regular field activities
     •   Developing team-work, communication
         and problem-solving skills                   •   Being able to assist in treating diseases                                                                                 ACM30117 | Certificate
                                                                                                                             Animal Care Attendant, Pet
                                                          and illness                                                                                                               III in
                                                                                                                             Shop Employee, Cattery
     •   Catering for animal nutritional needs                                                             CAREER                                                                   Animal Studies
                                                                                                                             Attendant, Kennel Hand,         COURSE PATHWAYS
                                                                                                           OPPORTUNITIES     Animal Handler, Animal                                 ACM40418 | Certificate IV
                                                                                                                             Shelter Worker                                         in Veterinary Nursing

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     Are you looking for an after school career            This certificate places you on track to work
     in fitness and/or sport industry? Turn                at community recreation centres, outdoor
     your passion for sport into a profession              sporting grounds and aquatic centres, or
     by starting your education journey with               progress into further studies, helping you
     a Certificate II in Sport and Recreation              break ground in your career.
                                                           The sport and recreation industry is forecast
     The course covers responding to emergency             to continue its already impressive growth.
     situations, first aid, customer service,
     workplace health and safety and providing             Gain employability skills which include,
     equipment for activities.                             effective communication, how to plan
                                                           and organise work, problem solve, self-
                                                           management, teamwork and use of

                          Uniform – $40.00 (approx.)                             One (1) year program, one
      COST                                                  DURATION             (1) day per week
                          First Aid Certificate - $20.00

                          CRTAFE student polo shirt         WORK
                                                            PLACEMENT            No

                          Community Activities Assistant                         SIS30315 | Certificate III in
      CAREER                                                COURSE               Fitness
                          Recreation Assistant
      OPPORTUNITIES                                         PATHWAYS             SIS40215 | Certificate IV in
                          Administrative Assistant                               Fitness

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HOSPITALITY                                                                                                                                                                     TOURISM
     SIT20316 | CERTIFICATE II IN                                                                                    SIT20116 | CERTIFICATE II IN
     HOSPITALITY                                                                                                     TOURISM
     Do you want to travel? Do you need a part                A Cert II in Hospitality will assist you to find       Imagine being the lasting impression that               Gain an understanding of the tourism
     time job whilst you study? If you answered               work in organisations such as restaurants,             tourists have as you help create memories               industry and start on your pathway to
     “yes”, this qualification could help you.                hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés and coffee          with the stories that you tell and the                  develop the skills needed to interact with
     On successful completion of this qualification           shops.                                                 service that you give.                                  customers, advise on products and services,
     you will gain invaluable knowledge and                                                                                                                                  source and use information on the tourism
                                                                                                                     If you like the idea of working with people             industry and work in a team environment.
     experience such as barista skills, hospitality,                                                                 from different countries and cultures, this
     bar skills, restaurant service skills, customer                                                                 qualification will give you the skills to get
     service and events management.                                                                                  your Tourism education journey started and
                                                                                                                     potentially take you around the world.

                                                                                                                                                                                                     One (1) year program,
                                                                                     One (1) year program, one        COST                Uniform – $40.00 (approx.)             DURATION            one (1) day per week
      COST                 Uniform – $40.00 (approx.)          DURATION              (1) day per week
                                                                                                                                          CRTAFE student polo shirt
                           Black CRTAFE work shirt                                                                                                                               WORK
                           (supplied)                                                                                 UNIFORM             Suitable clothing and hat for
                                                               WORK                                                                                                              PLACEMENT           NIL
      UNIFORM                                                                                                         REQUIREMENTS        regular field and boating activities
                           Black trousers or business skirt    PLACEMENT             NIL                                                                                         REQUIREMENTS
      REQUIREMENTS         (worn with stockings)                                                                                          Enclosed (non-slip) shoes
                           Black enclosed shoes                                                                                           Museum attendant; Visitor Centre
                                                                                                                                          assistant; Receptionist and office                         SIT30116 | Certificate III in
                                                                                     SIT30616 | Certificate III in                                                                                   Tourism
                                                                                                                                          assistant in a travel agency; retail
                                                                                     Hospitality                                          sales assistant in an attraction;
                           Café Attendant, Catering                                                                   CAREER                                                     COURSE              SIT30316 | Certificate III
      CAREER                                                   COURSE                SIT30516 | Certificate III in
                                                                                                                                          office assistant for a conference
                           Assistant, Bar Attendant, Front                                                            OPPORTUNITIES       organiser or event management          PATHWAYS            in Guiding
      OPPORTUNITIES        Office Assistant                    PATHWAYS              Events
                                                                                                                                          business. Employment                                       SIT40116 | Certificate IV
                                                                                     SIT30816 | Certificate III in                        opportunities are enhanced with                            in Travel and Tourism
                                                                                     Commercial Cookery                                   further study.

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BEAUTY                                                                                                                                                HAIRDRESSING
     SHB20116 | CERTIFICATE II IN                                                                                        SHB20216 | CERTIFICATE II IN
     RETAIL COSMETICS                                                                                                    SALON ASSISTANT

     Do you have a flair for makeup? Learn                      Gain the skills needed to work in a cosmetic             When you complete the Certificate II                   Gain the knowledge and skills to support
     more and work in an exciting industry                      retail environment, including beauty and                 in Salon Assistant you will have skills                hairdressers in a salon, shampooing,
     where you can meeting new people and                       hairdressing salons, retail outlets and                  to impress potential employers as a                    colouring and braiding hair, maintaining
     help build their confidence whilst doing                   department stores or prepare to work as a                Salon Assistant and be on your way to                  hairdressing tools, scheduling appointments,
     something you enjoy.                                       freelance make-up artist in the future.                  becoming a hairdresser or barber.                      merchandising and workplace health and
                                                                                                                                                                                safety and gaining the skills in designing and
     Develop skills and knowledge to sell, demonstrate          It also offers a pathway for further studies                                                                    applying makeup.
     and apply cosmetic products to industry standard.          such as the (SHB40115) Certificate IV in
     You’ll have hands-on experience in a variety of            Beauty Therapy.
     beauty and makeup techniques.
                           Make-up kit $90.00
                           Make-up brush set $90.00                                      Two (2) year program,
      COST                                                         DURATION              One (1) day per week
                           Textbooks (Skin Deep) $150.00
                           Photographer fee $100.00                                                                                          Uniform - Tunic Top $100                                 One (1) year program,
                                                                                                                          COST               (approx.)
                                                                                                                                                                                 DURATION             one (1) day per week
                           Tunic Top $75.00                        WORK
                                                                   PLACEMENT             NIL                                                 Tunic Top
      REQUIREMENTS         Black pants                                                                                                                                           WORK
                                                                   REQUIREMENTS                                           UNIFORM            Long Black Trousers (ankle
                                                                                                                                                                                 PLACEMENT            NIL
                                                                                                                          REQUIREMENTS       length)
                                                                                         SHB30215 | Certificate III in
                                                                                                                                             Black enclosed shoes
                                                                                                                                                                                                      SHB30416 | Certificate
                                                                                         SHB30115 | Certificate III in
                                                                                                                                             Successful completion of                                 III in Hairdressing –
                           Successful completion provides                                Beauty Services
                                                                                                                                             the Salon Assistant provides                             Apprenticeship pathway
      CAREER               opportunities to work in a              COURSE                SHB40115 | Certificate IV in                        a stepping stone into a
      OPPORTUNITIES        hairdressing or beauty salon,           PATHWAYS              Beauty Therapy                   CAREER                                                 COURSE               SHB30516 | Certificate III in
                           retail outlet or department store.                                                             OPPORTUNITIES      Apprenticeship or possible          PATHWAYS             Barbering – Apprenticeship
                                                                                         CUA51015 | Diploma of                                                                                        pathway
                                                                                         Screen and Media -                                  entry into the Certificate IV in
                                                                                         Specialist Make-up                                  Beauty Therapy                                           SHB40115 | Certificate IV in
                                                                                         Services                                                                                                     Beauty Therapy

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     Let your creative talents shine as you learn      Main areas of study include:
     about developing unique fashion and textile
     designs, millinery and accessories.               •   Fashion Design Process
     The fashion industry is undergoing exciting       •   Textile Development
     change in response to global warming and          •   Millinery (hats and headwear)
     the need to meet ethical and sustainable
                                                       •   Design and production of simple
     expectations in society. Recycling, upcycling,        garments
     documenting the resource footprint and the
                                                       •   Electronic design tools
     circular economy are trending in the Fashion
     design industry.                                  •   Hand and machine embellishment
                                                       •   Modifying patterns
     Learn the foundations of the fashion
     production process; from fashion design           •   Hand finishing techniques
     principles to construction techniques, fibre
     and fabric research, pattern-making and

                                                                            One (1) year program, one
      COST                NIL                          DURATION             (1) day per week

                          CRTAFE student polo shirt    WORK
                                                       PLACEMENT            NIL
      REQUIREMENTS        Enclosed shoes               REQUIREMENTS

                                                                            Students can go on to study
      CAREER              Assistant Fashion Designer   COURSE               specialised fields in various
      OPPORTUNITIES       Textile Print Designer       PATHWAYS             creative arts and design

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     CHC22015 | CERTIFICATE II IN                                                                         •    May provide ancillary services such as
     COMMUNITY SERVICES                                                                                        catering, cleaning, laundry, gardening and
                                                                                                               home maintenance
     Do you have a passion for working with             It will prepare you to work in roles where you
                                                                                                          •    Report directly to a supervisor and are not
     those in need and making a positive impact         will:
                                                                                                               responsible for other workers.
     to their lives? Community service workers
     provide support to individuals, groups and         •   Support individuals by providing a first
     communities and work with them to identify             point of contact in a crisis situation and
     what social, emotional, psychological,                 referral to a broad range of services, or
     practical and other supports they may need         •   Work in residential facilities and/or in                                                                                 One (1) year, one (1) day
     to face life’s difficulties and challenges.            community services under direct or                COST                 Uniform - $40.00 (approx.)        DURATION        per week
                                                            regular supervision within clearly defined
     They encourage and assist people to access             organisation guidelines and service plans.                                                                               Throughout the duration
     those services and advocate for social justice.                                                                                                                 WORK            of the course students
     Community Service workers have a powerful          Those who work at this level:                         UNIFORM                                                                will be required to
                                                                                                                                   CRTAFE student polo shirt         PLACEMENT
     impact on the lives of individuals and on the      •   May provide assistance and support to             REQUIREMENTS                                                           attend one day a week
                                                                                                                                                                     REQUIREMENTS    of placement. Minimum
     way our society deals with social changes,             clients accessing a service or experiencing                                                                              of 40 hours are required.
     challenges and issues.                                 issues such as alcohol and/or other drug
                                                            issues                                                                 Successful completion of this
     This qualification may be used as a pathway
                                                        •   Assist people in meeting their immediate                               qualification provides you with
     into the workforce which currently is a growth
                                                                                                                                   the opportunity to become                         CHC32015 | Certificate III in
     area. It can also be used as a step into further       needs e.g. by providing shelter and food
                                                                                                                                   a Assistant Community
     studies such as aged care, community,                                                                    CAREER                                                 COURSE          Community Services
                                                        •   Provide short-term contact with clients in                             Services Worker, Personal Care
     disability, youth or home and community                                                                  OPPORTUNITIES        Assistant, Front Desk Officer /   PATHWAYS        CHC33015 | Certificate III in
                                                            a crisis situation during which time they                                                                                Individual Support
     care.                                                                                                                         Receptionist, Support Worker,
                                                            establish a helping relationship to define                             Youth Worker or a Residential
                                                            the crisis and provide referral information                            Support Worker.
                                                            where appropriate

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