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  • CHC33015 CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT (AGEING/HOME AND COMMUNITY)

    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.

     

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  • STEPPING FORWARD TO INDEPENDENCE

    Kitchen Operations for Life & Work

    Stepping Forward to Independence is for young people with a permanent cognitive impairment or intellectual disability.

    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 and Thursdays, participants focus on Life Skills and Health & Well-being Skills to support transition to a more independent, adult life. A range of weekly modules will be undertaken across the year including:

    Thursdays will also be Community Participation day. Every independent young person should know what community resources and facilities are available to them. So every second or third  Thursday 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.

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

    HOW WE WORK WITH THE NDIS

    If you are an NDIS registered client we will work with you to include your funded supports (including, but not limited to, your personal support worker) into our program.

    OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU CONTINUES AFTER YOU COMPLETE THE PROGRAM

    Laverton Community Education Centre is committed to securing pathways to realistic further education, employment and community participation outcomes for all students in this program. At the end of your 12 months with us, you’ll know clearly where-to next in your journey to greater independence.

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  • CHC40213 CERTIFICATE IV IN EDUCATION SUPPORT

    Education Support

    We are very excited to begin offering Certificate IV in Education Support in 2021.This course will prepare you for a position as a Teacher Aide/Teacher Assistant in education settings, such as schools and pre-schools.

    Teacher Aide and Teacher Assistant roles will increase by 21.2% over the next few years, according to the Commonwealth Department of Education Skills and Employment. The western suburbs are experiencing huge growth in school age populations.  New schools are being built and existing schools are expanding. So many opportunities for new Teacher Aide positions will be close by.

    Our innovative course design also includes two units on supporting students with a disability. This will also prepare you for positions arising from the new Disability Inclusion Strategy of the Victorian Department of Education and Training. The Strategy will double the number of students receiving support between 2021 and 2025.

    Take advantage of these new opportunities and contact us to lodge an expression of interest in CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support now!

    Certificate IV in Education Support is a six month program plus 100 hours of practical placement in an education setting . At Laverton Community Education Centre we find a placement for you and we always try to locate one in a location close or convenient to you.

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  • SKILLS FOR WORK AND STUDY – EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

    Do you want to start an Early Childhood Education and Care course but want to improve your language and literacy skills first? Do you want learn more about the early childhood education industry before taking the plunge and enrolling in a full accredited program?

    The Skills for Work and Study – Early Childhood Education course is designed just for you. Learn about the early child education industry and improve your reading, writing and maths skills at the same time. At the end of the course you will have the confidence and skills to enrol in the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education program here at Laverton or at another RTO

    Take the first step towards a new carer in the growing early childhood education industry.

     

     

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  • INDEPENDENCE BUILDING: SKILLS FOR LIFE AS AN ADULT LEARNER

    Balancing adulthood and study can be hard! Lucky this disability inclusive program is here to help you to learn how to budget, make the most of Centrelink and the NDIS and understand how to read bills and invoices. Build skills in time management for work and home life, travel training, and understanding the rental market.

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  • INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE

    Consider yourself to have a green thumb or do you just want to learn some tips and tricks of gardening? This disability inclusive program will help you to learn how to identify plants, plant seeds, treat weeds and harvest produce in a supported environment! Then explore employment opportunities in the horticulture industry and pathways to these opportunities!

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  • PREPARING YOURSELF FOR SUCCESS IN WORK & FURTHER STUDY

    Prepare yourself to the next step towards study or employment! This disability inclusive program will teach you how to maintain your physical and mental wellbeing in the workplace or in further study, including how to manage stressful situations and overall sexual health. You will also learn how to identify and access support services to help you maintain your physical and mental health while still being engaged in work or study.

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  • DIGITAL LITERACY AND CYBER SAFETY

    Using a computer can be a little tricky sometimes! This disability inclusive program will help you learn how to use a computer and the internet to their full potential! You will get to learn how to use Microsoft word, email accounts and MyGov, learn how to protect yourself from online scams, and how to access social media safely.

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  • BUILDING INDEPENDENCE THROUGH COMMUNITY ACCESS

    Let’s go exploring! This disability inclusive program will help you to build an understanding of what social, health, cultural, educational and recreational services are available to you with just a touch of a Myki! Through planning, budgeting and then participating in supported travel training you will get to explore what your local community has to offer!

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  • CREATIVE WORK FOR EMPLOYMENT & WORK-LIFE BALANCE

    Do you love art? Build your confidence and put you creative skills to work with this disability inclusive program! Learn how art can positively impact your personal well-being, support a positive lifestyle and can lead to further study or employment opportunities. Let’s put those skills to use with photography, painting, drawing and digital design opportunities!

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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 Stepping Forward to Independence Program for young people with a mild cognitive impairment or intellectual disability. For details see Stepping Forward to Independence  Program

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  • CHC50113 DIPLOMA OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

    Early Childhood Educator

    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

    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

    Completion of this nationally accredited course qualifies students to work in Children’s Services including Early Childhood Education Centres,  Family Day Care, Out of School Hours Care and (as an assistant) Kindergarten.

    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
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  • GET READY FOR WORK

    Ready to start finding a job? Not sure where to start? This disability inclusive program will support you to build a general and industry specific resume and cover letter, identify appropriate work attire and practice your interview skills! Understand how your strengths can benefit you in the workplace, how to build a positive mindset towards work and learn how to search for jobs using the internet.

     

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  • KITCHEN OPERATIONS FOR LIFE & WORK

     

    Do you want to be more independent by cooking for yourself, preparing your meals and budgeting for your food expenses? Then this disability inclusive program 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.

     

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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 two-day program Kick Start your Hospitality Career. You will study:

    Day 1 (Tuesday) : 9.30am – 4.00pm: Safe Food Handling (SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety)

    Day 2 (Wednesday): 9.30am – 1.30pm: Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)

    Day 2 (Wednesday): 2.00pm  – 5.00 pm: Basic Coffee Making

     

    DOES YOUR ORGANISATION NEED TRAINING IN SAFE FOOD HANDLING, RSA OR COFFEE MAKING?

    Laverton Community Education Centre also delivers these programs to community groups, clubs, sporting organisations, schools and others. We can come to you or you can send your people to us. Call the Centre on 9369 2726 or email education@lcis.org.au for further information and pricing.

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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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  • 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

    NEWS FLASH!

    AMEP used to be limited to 510 hours but AMEP has now changed.

    • AMEP students can now study for longer.
    • Some people who were not eligible before, may now be eligible.
    • Some people who were not eligible because they completed their AMEP hours or reached the highest level of the program may now be eligible again.
    • For people with a visa commencement date on or before 1 October 2020, time limits for enrolling, starting and completing have now been removed.

    Contact Laverton Community Education Centre on 9369 2726 to check if you are eligible

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    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 go to: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/settling-in-australia/amep/about-the-program

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

    For information on Learning for Employment go to: http://learningforemployment.org.au/

     

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  • SKILLS FOR EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT (SEE)

    SEE students visiting the city

    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 650 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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  • 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 help prepare for employment.

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  • CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH & LIFE SKILLS

    Students at MFB

    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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