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  • Arts Access Program (Certificate III in Visual Arts) (CUV30111)
    National CodeCUV30111
    CampusesPortland, Warrnambool
    ModesFlexible, Full Time, Part Time
    Course DescriptionArts Access is an ideal program for people who want to explore their creativity in a supportive environment. For those returning to study, our teachers are encouraging, allowing you to build your confidence by experimenting with a range of artistic media and techniques including ceramics, painting, drawing and textiles.
  • Basic Counselling (Short Course)
    National Code3120HUM196
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesShort Course
    Course DescriptionA practical short course providing introductory training in the interpersonal skills that are essential for basic counselling, and may be applied in other situations where someone requires support and understanding.
  • Certificate I in General Education for Adults (YARP)(Youth Access Re-Engagement Program) (22236VIC)
    National Code21772VIC
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesFlexible, Part Time
    Course DescriptionThe YARP Program is unique to South West TAFE. Like many of our specialised programs, it was developed in response to community need and interest. This course aims to re-engage young people (aged 16-19 years) into education and encourage them to return to training. It presents students with a range of educational options, helps them progress to further study (if they desire) and enables them to re-connect with their community. YARP is an individualised 1:1 program with no formal classes. The program includes; individual goal setting, career advice, course advice, individual support with literacy and numeracy and participation in set project work. It utilises the Certificate in General Education for Adults as the curriculum framework for student learning.
  • Certificate I in Transition Education (22129VIC)
    National Code22129VIC
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesPart Time
    Course DescriptionThe Certificate I in Transition Education provides post school educational options for people who have individual and/or special learning needs. Its main focus is on enabling learners to find the most appropriate option for them in the community after leaving school and enable them to develop skills, passions and interests.
    This program is designed for people with a disability who have specific learning needs like: Intellectual disability, learning disabilities and/or difficulties, developmental delay or specific disorders like autism spectrum or ADHD.
    Classes are designed to develop the skills of the individual so that they can move into an adult role in the community in an independent way.
    Transition offers students the following; daily access to technology, small class sizes with support, self expression through visual arts, performing arts addressed through music and drama, cooking, literacy and maths activities based on life skills, social development and interaction.
  • Certificate I in Transport and Distribution (Maritime Operations) (Pre-Sea) (TDM10107)
    National CodeTDM10107
    CampusesPortland
    ModesFull Time
    Course DescriptionThis course is more commonly known as a ‘Pre-Sea Course’. It is recognised by the maritime industry as providing the skills and knowledge required of people to work as deckhands aboard commercial vessels in Australian waters. This course would suit any person wishing to enter the Australian Maritime industry as a commercial fisher, or in another capacity.
  • Certificate I in Work Education (22128VIC)
    National Code22128VIC
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesPart Time
    Course DescriptionLearners with special needs often desire extra help to transition from a secondary school environment into the workplace. Fortunately, the Certificate I Work Education provides adult learners with a range of subjects to prepare them for employment. This program is specifically designed for people with a disability who have specific learning needs. This might include an intellectual or learning disability/ difficulty, developmental delay, or specific disorders like Autism spectrum and ADHD.
  • Certificate II in Automotive Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22015VIC)
    National Code22015VIC
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesPart Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionThis a great course for those wanting to gain some base-level skills upon which to build. It is also ideal for those who want to test the waters to determine whether they are suited to being a mechanic. South West TAFE offers a pre-apprenticeship program which provides general knowledge, mechanical skills and hands-on workshop experience in basic automotive functions and vehicle systems. This is a great staring point and knowledge of this nature is never wasted.
  • Certificate II in Community Services (CHC20112)
    National CodeCHC20112
    CampusesPortland, Warrnambool
    ModesPart Time
    Course DescriptionYour introduction to the community services field, this course offers an insight into various areas of community services such as aged care, disability, mental health, and drug and alcohol areas. It allows you to get hands-on through event coordination and participation. Delivered part-time (three days a week) over a six-month period, the course may be used as a pathway qualification into further community services study, for example, Certificate III in Aged Care and Home & Community Care or Certificate III or Diploma of Community Services Work.
  • Certificate II in Engineering Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22019VIC)
    National Code22019VIC
    CampusesPortland
    ModesFull Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionThis pre-apprenticeship course provides knowledge of engineering principles and hands-on experience in basic fabrication techniques, machining processes and welding. Graduates may pursue careers in fabrication or mechanical engineering apprenticeships and traineeships.
  • Certificate II in Transport and Distribution (Marine Engine Driving) (MED3) (TDM20207)
    National CodeTDM20207
    CampusesPortland
    ModesFull Time
    Course DescriptionThis program prepares you to work as an engineer on board commercial vessels with propulsion power less than 750KW. Subject to other requirements being met, you may be eligible for a Certificate of Competency as a Marine Engine Driver 2 issued by Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV). Upon meeting the MSV requirements, you will be able to take charge of machinery aboard a seagoing vessel where the output of the main propulsion machinery does not exceed 750KW.
  • Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30212)
    National CodeCHC30212
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesFull Time, Part Time
    Course DescriptionPursue a fulfilling career in the community services industry with the Certificate III in Aged Care. This course is ideal for those who want work in aged care facilities .Students will learn to provide personal care for older people. This will include supporting the emotional and psychological needs of such individuals and assisting them with daily activities. Students will learn to provide support for individuals with dementia, work effectively with culturally diverse clients and colleagues and assist individuals with self-medication. A supervised work placement is also undertaken.
  • Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30212) and Home and Community Care (CHC30312)
    National CodeCHC30312
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesFull Time, Part Time
    Course DescriptionOne of the great things about this course is that it enables you to gain two certificates. Graduates will be qualified to work in Home and Community Care and Residential Aged Care. Our training covers both theory and practice. It offers you the tools to become an excellent carer and to utilise a holistic approach to supporting the elderly.
  • Certificate III in Children's Services (CHC30712)
    National CodeCHC30712
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesFull Time
    Course DescriptionMake a positive and meaningful impact upon children’s lives with the Certificate III in Children’s Services. With the practical training you’ll receive during this course, you can look forward to a rewarding career as a childcare assistant, a family day carer or nanny. Designed to provide an introduction into understanding, caring for and supporting the development of young children, this course addresses children’s profiles in relation to planning activities and providing adequate care. It also teaches students how to facilitate leisure and play time and offers strategies for helping children to achieve their developmental outcomes. The qualification required in gaining employment in the children’s services industry and a prerequisite for entry into the Diploma level program —graduates may pursue positions including child care assistant, outside school hours care assistant, playgroup supervisor, recreation assistant, family day care worker, nanny, child care worker.
  • Certificate III in Home and Community Care (CHC30312)
    National CodeCHC30312
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesFull Time, Part Time
    Course DescriptionAustralia has an aging population which requires a skilled and dedicated workforce to service it. This course offers participants the chance to work in the emerging and expanding home and community service industry. Home and community care services are broad and varied. They may involve the maintenance of continued independence as well as assistance for the frail, aged or ill. These services typically include health monitoring, personal care and environmental and social support services.
  • Certificate III in Transport and Distribution (Maritime Operations) (Master 5 Skipper 3) (TDM30407)
    National CodeTDM30407
    CampusesPortland
    ModesFull Time
    Course DescriptionFancy seeing yourself at the helm of a large seagoing vessel? This is the qualification needed to gain a Master Class 5/Skipper 3 Certificate of Competency from Marine Safety Victoria. This course equips you with sufficient skills and knowledge to take charge of a seagoing vessel of less than 24 metres in length, operating within coastal limits in Australian waters. If you seek challenge and adventure, this course can help you realise your goals.
  • Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40105)
    National CodeMEM40105
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesPart Time
    Course DescriptionCurrently, there is a national shortage of engineers. This course aims to create graduates who can address this shortage, and to enhance the abilities of those already in the field. It has been carefully structured to link ‘on-the-job training’ with training provided off-the-job, thereby ensuring all skills acquired are practical and industry relevant.
  • Certificate IV In Visual Arts (CUV40111)
    National CodeCUV40111
    CampusesPortland
    ModesFull Time, Part Time
    Course DescriptionIf you’ve dreamt of becoming a professional artist or designer, this course will help you achieve that goal. Why wait? You can begin training as a professional artist with South West TAFE. Our friendly and experienced trainers can help you. You can learn essential skills in a supportive environment, using state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Plus, you’ll be able to network with others in your field. This course may help you find your niche or simply broaden your horizons. It addresses a vast range of studio areas, including: painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, digital photography, screen printing, experimental textiles, machine embroidery and tapestry weaving.
  • Computer Aided Design (Short Course)
    CampusesPortland, Warrnambool
    ModesShort Course
    Course DescriptionComputers have revolutionalised many aspects of the workplace, and this is as true for design work as any other application. Computer Aided Design (CAD) provides the means to design and develop new designs and products more rapidly than by traditional methods. CAD enables the user to lay out and develop their work on screen, print it out and save it for future editing. This course will provide participants in the engineering trade with postapprenticeship skills in design drafting using AutoCAD 2011.
  • Construction Induction (Short Course)
    National CodeCPC30208
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Sherwood Park, Warrnambool
    ModesShort Course
    Course DescriptionIf you work or are intending to work in the construction industry, occupational health and safety induction training is mandatory. This rule came into effect on 1 July 2008. This short course covers the skills and knowledge required to work safely in the construction industry. It is specifically designed to meet the requirements for registration and card issue by WorkSafe.
  • Diploma of Childrens Services (Early Childhood Education and Care) (CHC50908)
    National CodeCHC50908
    CampusesPortland, Warrnambool
    ModesFull Time
    Course DescriptionIdeal for those seeking a recognised qualification to work in the child care sector, this diploma qualifies you to work in centre-based and family day care, and supervise other staff and volunteers. Students will develop the skills required to meet the intellectual, language, physical, social and emotional needs of children in care including; foster and enhance children’s development, provide experiences to facilitate children’s development, work in partnership with families to care for children and ensure children’s health and safety. Career opportunities include authorised supervisor, centre manager, child care worker, children’s adviser, children’s service director/manage/coordinator, group/team coordinator/leader or child development worker.
  • Electrical Appliance Testing (Short Course)
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesShort Course
    Course DescriptionIn many workplaces, portable electrical appliances and equipment must be tested and inspected on a regular basis. Having the necessary skills to do this is essential in certain workplace roles. This short course provides hands-on training for non-electrical tradespeople, so they can maintain, test and tag portable electrical appliances used in the workplace.
  • Licence to Erect, Alter & Dismantle Scaffolding - Basic Level (Short Course)
    National CodeBCG30798
    CampusesPortland
    ModesShort Course
    Course DescriptionThe aim of this unit is to provide participants with the practical skills and theory knowledge to safely erect, make alterations and dismantle scaffolding. This course covers the planning and preparation work required prior to scaffolding work being performed. Assessment for this course requires demonstration of specific knowledge against a checklist, as outlined in the competency assessment instrument.
  • Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
    CampusesPortland, Sherwood Park
    ModesShort Course
    Course DescriptionForklift trucks are present in many workplaces because of their versatility and usefulness. This short course provides training in how to safely operate a forklift truck and upon successful assessment, you will be able to apply for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work for Forklift (Class LF). Entry requirements apply.
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