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  • CHC33015 CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT

     

    The Certificate III in Individual Support is Australia’s latest aged care training course. It is ideal for those who want to develop their career in the aged and community care industry by gaining the latest nationally accredited qualification for caregivers and support workers.
    This qualification, with a specialisation in Ageing and Home & Community Care, is ideal for anyone who wants a rewarding career in aged care, home and community care. This course also provides a pathway to further studies in the area of disability support.
    Turn your passion for caring into a full career with one of the most sought after qualifications in the growing community and health services industry.
    Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for entry into this qualification. Applicants will be required to take a pre-training review, including literacy and numeracy assessment, to assess their suitability for the course.

    We encourage people of all abilities to apply.

    • Study 2 days per week
    • 26 week duration
    • 120 hrs of practical placement. Our staff will assist you with organising your practical placement.
    • Childcare assistance
    • We assist all our students to obtain Practical placement Study close to home
    • Affordable fees
    • Payment plans available
    • Friendly study environment
    • Government funded places are available!

    Enrolment in a government funded place for this course may have a later impact on your ability to access future government funding.

    NEW PROGRAM COMMENCING AT WCEC WILLIAMSTOWN IN JULY

    Information and Enrolment Sessions at Joan Kirner House, 14 Thompson St Williamstown

    • Tuesday May 29, 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm
    • Tuesday June 26 , 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm

     

    NEXT LAVERTON PROGRAM COMMENCING IN AUGUST

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  • GET READY FOR WORK

    Do you have a mild intellectual disability or cognitive impairment? Do you want to prepare for the world of work? Then this is the course for you.


    This course will help you further your employability skills:

    • Interview skills
    • Personal presentation
    • Time management
    • Communication skills
    • and much more!

    During the course you will also explore employment options, employment services and education and training pathways to your future work goal – in class, during excursions and  through guest speakers.

    Commencing Thursday 14th June

    Spaces are limited !   Taking enrolments now! 

     

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  • HOSPITALITY FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

    COOKING | BUDGETING | NUTRITION

    Do you have a mild intellectual disability or cognitive impairment? Do you want to be more independent by cooking for yourself, preparing your meals and budgeting for your food expenses? Then this is the short course for you.

    You will learn to prepare healthy meals on a budget. You will gain a basic overview of food hygiene techniques and learn about pathways within the hospitality
    industry that may suit you.

    Commencing Friday 15th June

    Spaces are limited!   Taking Enrolments Now!

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  • 22235VIC CERTIFICATE I IN GENERAL EDUCATION FOR ADULTS (INTRODUCTORY)

     

    NEW DELIVERY AT ROSEWALL NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE IN CORIO SEMESTER 2, 2018

    This literacy and numeracy program is customised for young people up to 25 years who have moderate learning difficulties, cognitive impairment or intellectual disability.

    During your study you will:

    • improve your reading , writing and maths skills
    • explore opportunities for work and further education that you can take up in 2019
    • improve your independent living skills
    • undertake community visits and excursions
    • meet regular guest speakers and presenters who can assist you to connect with local disability and non-disability services suitable for you
    • meet other young people and make new friends

    Applicants will be required to take a pre-training review, including literacy and numeracy assessment, to assess their suitability for the course

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  • KICK START YOUR HOSPITALITY CAREER

    DID YOU KNOW?

    Over the past five years jobs in the accommodation and food services industry have grown by a massive 16.2%. You can join this growing industry with our short three-day course Kick Start your Hospitality Career. You will study:

    Day 1 (Monday) :

    Safe Food Handling (SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety)

    Day 2 (Tuesday):

    Introduction to Coffee Making

    Customer Service

    Day 3 (Wednesday):

    Responsible Service of Alcohol

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  • USE HYGIENIC PRACTICES FOR FOOD SAFETY (SAFE FOOD HANDLING) (SITXFSA001)

    This accredited one day session is suitable for staff working or wanting to find employment in any food/hospitality business. The National Food Safety Standards require all food businesses to ensure their staff have the skills and knowledge of food safety and hygiene.

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  • RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL

    This course is essential for anyone looking for or working in licensed premises. It covers staff and license responsibilities, legal requirements and how to maintain a safe environment.

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  • INTEL EASY STEPS

    Intel Easy Steps is a course that will help you learn the basic steps of how to use a computer and apply your computer skills to everyday life. Computer skills are also important for employment and for running any size of business, including the smallest. Laverton Community Education Centre can help you to learn, in friendly, supportive classes. We tailor the course content to suit your experience. In this 7 week Intel Easy Steps course you will learn the basics of how to use your computer in a series of easy lessons.

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  • INTENSIVE EAL FOR JOBSEEKERS

    This course is designed non-English speaking learners who have little educational  experience. This course will help you develop basic skills in English speaking, listening, reading, writing, numeracy, learning skills and help you prepare for employment

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  • AMEP PROGRAM

    LCEC commenced the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) at the beginning of 2018.

    AMEP is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and provides up to 510 hours of English language tuition to eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants to help them learn basic English skills to assist them to successfully and confidently participate socially and economically in Australian society. You may be eligible for AMEP if you have been

    • granted a permanent visa OR
    • granted an eligible temporary visa AND
    • speak little or no English

    Young people between 15 and 17 years of age may also be eligible.

    In an AMEP class you will learn English language skills and information about Australian society. You can meet other people learning English. Classes are taught by qualified teachers.

    LCEC delivers the AMEP on behalf of Learning for Employment.

    For more information on AMEP click here – (https://www.education.gov.au/adult-migrant-english-program-0)

    For information on being a volunteer AMEP tutor please email info@learningforemployment.org.au

    For information on Learning for Employment click here – (http://learningforemployment.org.au/)

     

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  • SKILLS FOR EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT (SEE)

    Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) Under the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program. Laverton Community Education Centre, can provide you with up to 800 hours of free English language, literacy and numeracy training, if you ae an eligible job-seeker. The skills you gain will help you to find employment. Part-time and full-time classes are available.

    The SEE program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. More information about the SEE program can be found here.

    We deliver the SEE and AMEP programs on behalf of Learning for Employment (LfE).

     

    More information about LfE can be found here.

     

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  • INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN AGED CARE/DISABILITY/CHILDCARE

    Thinking of starting a career in the Aged Care, Disability or Early Childhood Education and Care industries?

    This short 21 hour introductory course will help you to gain a better understanding of the industry, employment and study options to launch your career. Students who complete this course are better prepared to enter  Certificate III in Early Childhood And Care or Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care/HACC/Disability) and then on to your future career in the industry.

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  • EAL ENGLISH LITERACY

    This course is suitable for people that have little education in their first language. This course develops functional English literacy and numeracy skills to enable learners to participate in the community and gain employment.

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  • CHC50113 DIPLOMA OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

    Participants who complete this course successfully will receive a Diploma qualification from the nationally endorsed Community Services Training Package (CHC). Completion of this Diploma qualifies people to work in children’s services centres in positions responsible for planning, implementing and managing early childhood services including supervising other staff.
    Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for entry into this qualification.

    • Study 1 or 2 days per week
    • 15 month duration (less if holding a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care).
    • Min 240 hours of practical placement (if you are not currently working in the industry). Our staff will assist you with organising your practical placement.
    • Study close to home
    • Friendly study environment
    • Government funded places are available!

    Enrolment in a government funded place for this course may have a later impact on your ability to access future government funding.

    Applicants will be required to take a pre-training review, including literacy and numeracy assessment, to assess their suitability for the course.

    We encourage people of all abilities to apply.

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  • CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH & LIFE SKILLS

    Practice your conversational skills in a small and friendly class, learning skills that are relevant to everyday life.This course will enable you to acquire conversational tools and life skills which will give you the confidence to gain employment or progress to further study.

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  • CHC30113 CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

    Participants who complete this course successfully will receive a qualification from the nationally accredited Community Services Training Package (CHC). Completion of this course qualifies students to work in Children’s Services including Early Childhood Education Centres, Childcare Centres and Family Day Care.

    Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for entry into this qualification.

    Enrolment in a government funded place for this course may have a later impact on your ability to access future government funding.

    Applicants will be required to take a pre-training review, including literacy and numeracy assessment, to assess their suitability for the course.
    We encourage people of all abilities to apply.

    • Study 2 days per week
    • 6 months duration
    • 120 hours of practical placement. Our staff will assist you with organising your practical placement.
    • Study close to home. Friendly study environment
    • Payment plans available
    • Government funded places are available!
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  • 22302VIC – CERTIFICATE I IN WORK EDUCATION

    This accredited course is designed for people with an intellectual disability or a permanent cognitive impairment.

    This accredited program assists learners prepare for employment providing them with the basic employability skills and knowledge required to obtain and maintain employment or to undertake further study.

    This course will assist learners with:

    • Basic work skills gained through a work placement (100+ hours) and vocational tasters.
    • Gaining independence – learning life skills and getting career advice
    • Engaging classes in a supportive environment that are a lot of fun, plus make new friends!

    Applicants will be required to take a pre-training review, including literacy and numeracy assessment, to assess their suitability for the course.

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