Vocational Education

  • LAVERTON SCHOOL LEAVERS PROGRAM

    The Laverton School Leavers Program is for young people with permanent cognitive impairment or intellectual disability who have recently left secondary school or are leaving at the end of this year.

    Participants will complete 22302VIC Certificate I in Work Education on Mondays and Wednesdays where the focus will be on

    • identifying work goals and testing these in practical placements
    • exploring training and education pathways to jobs
    • developing employability skills
    • improving literacy and numeracy skills

    On Tuesdays, participants will focus on Life Skills and Health & Wellbeing Skills to support transition to an independent, adult, post-secondary life. A range of weekly modules will be undertaken across the year including:

    • Kitchen First Aid
    • Cooking
    • Sexual health
    • Cyber safety
    • Mindfulness
    • Personal hygiene
    • Managing stress
    • Budgeting basics
    • Photography and video
    • Fire safety
    • Negotiating the NDIS
    • Dressing for success … and more

    Thursdays will be Community Participation day. Every independent young person should know what community resources and facilities are available to them. So each week participants will have an opportunity to travel and explore new places around Melbourne and the Western suburbs.  This will include travel planning and training to build independence in traveling to and accessing services in our community.  Destinations will include:

    • Melbourne and Geelong CBD’s
    • Career Expos
    • Local Youth Space
    • Sea Shephard ship tour
    • Metropolitan Fire Brigade
    • Bowling
    • Roller skating
    • Queen Victoria market
    • Local libraries
    • Local Arts Space
    • Point Cook Marine Sanctuary … and more

    Participants will be supported by qualified teachers and a dedicated disability worker with the skills and experience needed to effectively support young people transitioning to successful, independent adult life.

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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 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, small 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.

    This course can also be undertaken within School Leavers Program for young people with a mild cognitive impairment or intellectual disability. For details see LCEC School Leavers Program

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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 close to home
    • Small class sizes
    • 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.

    A NEW PROGRAM (LAVERTON GROUP 2) COMMENCED OCTOBER 29. PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

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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 day per week if you have completed CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or 3 days per week if you have not.
    • 12 month duration
    • 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.
    • Small class sizes
    • Study close to home
    • Friendly study environment
    • Affordable fees
    • 2018 Government funded places filled. Get in early for a government funded place in 2019.

    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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  • 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.
    • Small class sizes
    • Study close to home. Friendly study environment
    • Affordable fees
    • Payment plans available
    • 2018 Government funded places filled. Get in early for a government funded place in 2019
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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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