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Distance learning + workplace

Distance learning + workplace courses encompass a theory component delivered entirely through distance learning, and a practical component completed in the workplace. Students must be employed in the relevant industry area or have access to an appropriate workplace with the support of a supervisor in order to complete on these courses.

The courses listed below can be delivered through a combination of distance learning and workplace training.

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CHC43015 AWM9 Ageing Support
Half price
Certificate IV Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
Aged care worker, aged care, ageing support, residential support, home care support, cert 4 aged, cert 4 ageing support

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is suitable for aged care workers who are responsible for the personal, physical and emotional support of older people in assisted living arrangements. Participants who undertake this course will undertake specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Participants will learn how to develop, facilitate and review individualised service planning and delivery, demonstrating leadership and independence.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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CUA30615 AZM8 Arts Administration
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
Visual arts, art, art administration, art admin, artist, event production assistant, gallery assistant

The art industry is significant in the North West of Australia with its vibrant festivals, exhibitions and cultural celebrations.

If you are passionate about the arts and want to work in one of the many varied areas of arts administration -  or are already working in the field and would like to earn a nationally recognised qualification - this is the course for you!

Participants will learn about a broad range of art outlets including galleries, museums and theatres, while gaining a strong understanding of the administrative and system requirements of the business. Participants will also learn how to use office technology and computer application software.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC30113 J587 Early Childhood Education and Care
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
child carer, early childhood care, nanny, playgroup assistant, cert 3 early childhood, cert 3 education

Help shape the future of our young people.

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development. This course is the nationally regulated entry level qualification for working in Early Childhood Education and Care settings.

Participants will learn how to implement the National Quality Framework, National Regulations and National Quality Standards to support the education and care of children from birth to school age. Participants will develop skills in facilitating children’s play, cultural competence, and creating healthy and safe environments.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

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CHC50113 J594 Early Childhood Education and Care
Half price
Diploma Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
Child carer, early childhood education, nanny, day care worker, playgroup assistant, dip early childhood, dip education, diploma early childhood

Help shape the future of our young people.

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development.

This course reflects the role of an educator who is responsible for the planning, implementing and management of programs in early childhood education and care services in accordance with legislative requirements and national quality standards. Participants will learn how to document, plan and evaluate children’s play, with a focus on inclusion, mentoring, management and working in a culturally diverse environment.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake  240 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

Upon completion of the Diploma, participants will become qualified to supervise other staff and volunteers. Participants will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services (0-12 years) in accordance with licensing, quality assurance and duty of care requirements.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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CHC30213 J588 Education Support
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Part-time
teachers aide, cert 3 ed support, certificate 3 ed support, education support worker, ed support worker

Support our young people to achieve a bright future.

The Certificate III in Education Support provides participants with the skills to assist school teaching staff in the care and supervision of a class of students, ranging from kindergarten to year 10.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Implement planned education programs
  • Assist students in their learning and development
  • Contribute to the safety and health of students
  • Support students with additional needs

Participants will also learn how to work with children and young people at risk of harm, culturally diverse students, families and co-workers, and gain an introductory knowledge into working with children with special needs.

As part of this qualification, participants are required to undertake a supervised work placement in order to apply the skills and knowledge learned.

CHC40213 J590 Education Support
Certificate IV Distance learning + workplace
Part-time
teachers aide, education support worker, cert 4 ed support, certificate 4 ed support, education support, school support, working with children

Support our young people to achieve a bright future.

The Certificate IV in Education Support enables participants to work as a teachers' aide in public, independent and community education settings. Upon successful completion, participants will be competent in aiding school teaching staff in the safe care and supervision of their class of students.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Assist in the facilitation of student learning
  • Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
  • Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements within an education environment
  • Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Facilitate learning for students with a disability
UEE30811 A123 Electrotechnology Electrician
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
Electrician, sparky, electrical, cert 3 electrical, cert 3 electrotechnology

Spark up a career as a licensed electrician.

The Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician must be completed as part of an apprenticeship, and upon successful completion, allows participants to work as a qualified electrician. ​​Apprentices will learn through a combination of on-the-job employment and block training at North Regional TAFE.

This qualification provides participants with the underpinning skills and knowledge required to obtain an A Grade Electrical License, and subsequently undertake a career in the domestic and commercial building installation, fit out and maintenance service sector.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Undertake electrical work and competency development activities
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities components
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Install low-voltage wiring and appliances
  • Trouble-shoot and repair work
  • Follow OH&S practices

 

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MEM30305 W238 Engineering - Fabrication Trade
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
Boilermaker, welder, welding, cert 3 engineering, certificate 3 engineering, engineer, certificate 3 engineering fabrication trade, fabrication, fabricator

Get qualified as a boilermaker or welder.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade  must be completed as part of an apprenticeship, and upon successful completion, allows participants to work as a qualified boilermaker or welder. Apprentices will learn through a combination of on-the-job learning and block training at North Regional TAFE.

Throughout this course, participants will be guided through metal fabrication, forging, founding, structural steel erection, electroplating, metal spinning, metal polishing, sheet metal work, welding and the use of related computer controlled equipment.

Participants will learn how to perform some of the following tasks:

  • Engineering measurements and computations
  • Mechanical cutting
  • Manual heating and thermal cutting
  • Fabrication, forming, shaping and assembling of components
  • Manual metal arc welding
  • Gas metal arc and gas tungsten arc welding
  • Technical drawing interpretation
  • Use of handheld and power tools

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MEM30205 W237 Engineering - Mechanical Trade
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
Plant mechanic, engineering apprenticeship, cert 3 engineering, certificate 3 engineering, mechanic

Get qualified as a plant mechanic.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade  must be completed as part of an apprenticeship, and upon successful completion, allows participants to work as a qualified plant mechanic. Apprentices will learn through a combination of on-the-job employment and block training at North Regional TAFE.

Throughout this course, participants will be guided through the design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance and service of all mechanical equipment, machinery, fluid power systems, stationary and mobile equipment, instruments, refrigeration, and the use of computer controlled machine tools.

Participants will learn how to perform some of the following tasks:

  • Engineering measurements and computations
  • Manual heating and thermal cutting
  • Routine manual metal arc welding
  • Routine gas metal arc welding
  • Maintenance of machines and equipment
  • Fault diagnosis
  • Manual handling
  • Handle a range of tools
  • Dismantle, replace and assembly of engineering components

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SIS30315 AWN5 Fitness
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
Fitness instructor, cert 3 fitness, certificate 3 fitness, sport

Take the first step in your fitness career.

The Certificate III in Fitness provides participants with the skills to work as a fitness instructor, planning and conducting fitness programs and group exercise regimes. Participants will learn about the role of fitness instructors and gain an overview of work in the industry.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific groups or individuals
  • Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
  • Provide health screening and fitness orientation
  • Provide healthy eating information
  • Maintain equipment for activities
  • Analyse risks and respond to emergency situations

As part of this qualification, participants are required to undertake a supervised work placement where there will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned.

SIS40215 AWN7 Fitness
Certificate IV Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
Personal trainer, fitness, sport and recreation, certificate 4 fitness, cert 4 fitness

Take the next step in your fitness journey. Become a personal trainer.

The Certificate IV in Fitness enables participants to work as a qualified personal trainer. Upon successful completion, participants will have specialist skills to train individual or groups of clients on a one-on-one or group basis to improve health-related components of fitness.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training
  • Provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff
  • Deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and relevant organisation
  • Monitor and manage business activities in order to operate efficiently and profitably

This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diversity of fitness industry businesses including fitness centres, gyms, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces.

AHC30716 BDF1 Horticulture
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Part-time
Horticulture, cert 3 horticulture, cert 3 hort, gardener, landscaper, parks assistant

Plant the seed for a successful career.

Set yourself on a path towards a flourishing career in the horticulture industry with a Certificate III in Horticulture.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Propagate and maintain nursery plants
  • Install irrigation and food gardens
  • Treat weeds, pests and diseases safely
  • Use a range of horticultural equipment

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21.  This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

SIT40416 AZV8 Hospitality
Certificate IV Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time

A qualification in the dynamic hospitality industry could be your master key to new places, new people and new culture!

Take your hospitality career to the next level by gaining the skills to work in a supervisory role. The Certificate IV in Hospitality will teach participants how to lead a team of staff by providing training and advice, maintaining a roster, managing diversity and addressing workplace conflicts.

Participants will also gain other management skills including maintaining a budget and transactions, and planning and costing basic menus.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC33015 AWK6 Individual Support
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Individual support, aged care, disability support, personal carer, carer, home and community care, cert 3 individual support, cert 3 ind support, ind support, disabled, ageing

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Develop the skills to care for those within the aged care, disability, or home and community care sector. Students who undertake this qualification can choose to specialise in one of these three streams.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of community workers to deliver individualised support to people who may require assistance due to ageing, disability or other reasons, both in community or residential settings. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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CHC33015-AA66 AA66 Individual Support (Ageing)
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Aged care, ageing, ageing support, cert 3 aged care, certificate III aged care, certificate 3 aged care, elderly care, certificate III individual support, cert 3 ind support, ind support

Support the independence of our elders requiring care.

Develop the skills to care for those within the aged care sector through the Certificate III in Individual Support's specialised ageing stream.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of aged care workers to deliver individualised support to elderly people. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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CHC33015-AA67 AA67 Individual Support (Disability)
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
disability, disability care, disabled, community care, individual support, cert 3 individual support, cert 3 disability, certificate III individual support

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Develop the skills to care for those within the disability care sector through the Certificate III in Individual Support's specialised disability stream.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of aged care workers to deliver individualised support to people with disability. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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CHC33015-AA68 AA68 Individual Support (Home and Community)
Half price
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
home and community care, community care, care assistant, home care, individual support, ind support, aged care

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Develop the skills to care for those within the home and community care sector through the Certificate III in Individual Support's specialised home and community stream.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of aged care workers to deliver individualised support to people in a home and community setting. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

 

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SIS30115 AYW6 Sport and Recreation
Certificate III Distance learning + workplace
Sport, sport and rec, sport and recreation, certificate 3 sport, cert 3 sport, recreation assistant, grounds assistant

Start kicking goals with a qualification in sport and recreation.

Do you enjoy living healthy and being outdoors? Then a career in the sport and recreation industry could be for you!

The Certificate III in Sport and Recreation provides participants with a wide range of basic skills, ranging from first aid to conducting exciting outdoor recreation sessions. Throughout this qualification, participants will gain the skills to provide administrative or customer service assistance in fitness centres, sporting grounds or aquatic centres, as well as how best to provide support for sport and recreational programs.

SIS40115 AYW3 Sport and Recreation
Certificate IV Distance learning + workplace
Facility coordinator, admin coordinator, sport and rec, cert 4 sport and recreation

Start kicking goals with a qualification in sport and recreation.

The Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation enables participants to work in the sport and recreation industry in an administrative or organisational capacity. These individuals are able to plan, conduct and evaluate activities of others, deal with unpredictable and non-routine situations and provide leadership and guidance to staff.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Conduct sport, fitness and recreation events
  • Address client needs
  • Develop and review budgets for activities and projects
  • Analyse participation patterns
  • Coordinate work teams and groups
  • Recruit, select and induct new staff
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Provide first aid

This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diverse range of sport and recreation locations such as fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexs, leisure and aquatic centres and community recreation centres or sporting organisations and associations.

SIT20116 AZV4 Tourism
Certificate II Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
tourism, entry into tourism, tourism career, basic tourism

Seeking a career that can take you places? A qualification in the tourism industry could land you employment anywhere in the world!

The Certificate II in Tourism is an entry-level qualification providing participants with foundation knowledge of the tourism industry. Throughout this course participants will gain basic skills in customer service, best practices for researching tourism information, how the industry works and an overview of its different sectors.

This course provides an entry into the tourism industry and is suitable to undertake as part of a traineeship, either through school or a workplace.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

SIT10116 AZW5 Tourism (Australian Indigenous Culture)
Certificate I Distance learning + workplace
Full-time
Part-time
Indigenous training, tour guide, Aboriginal guide,

Seeking a career that can take you places?

The Certificate I in Tourism provides participants with the skills to work in a range of job roles in the tourism industry in organisations with an Indigenous focus. Student will develop their knowledge of local Indigenous culture, cultural protocols, how to obtain and understand cultural information, health and safety practices in the workplace and communication techniques.

Participants may have a very specific role, as an Australian Indigenous person or other individual approved by local elders to share aspects of their culture with visitors in a formal or informal way.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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