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Certificate II in Automotive Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22015VIC)

Campus: Hamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
Study Area: Trades & Licensing
Mode & Length: Part Time (3 days a week over 6 months)
Commencement Date: July 2014 - Warrnambool
Application: Direct Entry

  • Course Description
  • This 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.

  • Career Opportunities
    • Automotive Apprenticeships

    • Employability Skills
    • Employability skills are the skills required to gain employment, progress your career, achieve your potential and succeed in the workplace. Employability skills cover communication,teamwork,problem solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self management, learning and technology.

      A summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded from http:/employabilityskills. training.com.au

    • Pathways & Value Adding to Your Course
    • The Certificate II in Automotive Studies provides a pathway to further study at South West TAFE. Credits in some units from the Certificate II in Automotive Studies can be used towards an Automotive Apprenticeship.

    • Training Facilities
    • All training is delivered in our fully functioning automotive workshops equipped with the latest in technology.

    • Student Placement
    • There is no organised student work placement with this program, however students are encouraged to seek work placement to gain skills in the Automotive industry.

    • Application and Entry Requirements
    • This course is available via Direct Entry.
      Direct Entry - apply directly to the Institute by speaking to the Course Coordinator. Details available from the Customer Service Centre.
      Entry Requirements for this course include;

      • Applicants must have a high degree of motivation and interest along with appropriate literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to this level.
      • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

    • Skills Recognition
    • Skills Recognition is an assessment process that acknowledges that a person has satisfied the requirements of a module (subject) or unit of competency either through previous study (credit transfer) or through work or life experience (recognition of prior learning).

      You can undertake a recognition assessment for individual units in most courses offered through South West TAFE. The process requires you to be able to provide evidence of competence. For information on how to apply and costs read our RPL Procedure available at www.swtafe.vic.edu.au/RPL or contact the Customer Service Centre.

    • Credits & Exemptions
    • South West TAFE undertakes the granting of status or credit to students for modules (subjects) or units of competency, they have completed or it has been assessed and deemed equivalent, at South West TAFE or another institution or training organisation.

    • Victorian Training Guarantee
    • The Victorian Training Guarantee is making TAFE training more accessible to people who do not have a post-school qualification or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already have. For every eligible person seeking to undertake accredited training at South West TAFE, the Victorian Training Guarantee will provide funding to support that training.
      Eligibility for access to a Victorian Training Guarantee government supported place will depend on certain factors such as citizenship, age and prior educational history. Please speak with your Course Coordinator or the Customer Service Centre to determine your eligibility.
      Skills creation courses are for people who wish to undertake basic training in an industry area, either because they need to use the relevant skills immediately in the workplace, or because they wish to prepare for entry to work in that industry.

    • Enrolment Process
    • Once the selection and eligibility process for this course has been finalised, the enrolment process can begin.
      An Enrolment Form is available from the Customer Service Centre or Course Coordinator and must be signed by the Course Coordinator, prior to enrolling. Once the Course Coordinator has signed the Enrolment Form, this must be taken (plus proof of identification – preferably photo id such as a passport or driver’s licence), with payment, and any concession card to the Customer Service Centre at any of our campuses.
      Please contact the Customer Service Centre with any questions regarding the enrolment process.

    • Fees and Charges
    • For information regarding 2014 course costs please contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911.

    • Student Support
    • When choosing your study options with South West TAFE, prospective students can access the Course Advisor to assist with decision making.

      Once you are a student with South West TAFE, a comprehensive support network is available to assist with study, work and social related issues including:
      • Disability Support Team and Koorie Education Officer.
      • Education Pathway Officers are available for Support in the enrolment process, Course Options, Information Sessions, Fee payment options, TAFE and University Pathways, Career Pathways and Campus Tours
      • The library - available to provide study support and access to computers outside the classrooms.
      • Student learning support including Literacy and Numeracy is available through the Centre of Education via the Learning Support Unit. Please ring 55648506 for further information

Certificate II in Automotive Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22015VIC)

Campus: Hamilton (Hammond Street), Portland, Warrnambool
Study Area: Trades & Licensing
Mode & Length: Part Time (3 days a week over 6 months)
Commencement Date: July 2014 - Warrnambool
Application: Direct Entry
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  • Course Description
  • This 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.

  • Career Opportunities
    • Automotive Apprenticeships

    • Employability Skills
    • Employability skills are the skills required to gain employment, progress your career, achieve your potential and succeed in the workplace. Employability skills cover communication,teamwork,problem solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self management, learning and technology.

      A summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded from http:/employabilityskills. training.com.au

    • Pathways & Value Adding to Your Course
    • The Certificate II in Automotive Studies provides a pathway to further study at South West TAFE. Credits in some units from the Certificate II in Automotive Studies can be used towards an Automotive Apprenticeship.

    • Training Facilities
    • All training is delivered in our fully functioning automotive workshops equipped with the latest in technology.

    • Student Placement
    • There is no organised student work placement with this program, however students are encouraged to seek work placement to gain skills in the Automotive industry.

    • Application and Entry Requirements
    • This course is available via Direct Entry.
      Direct Entry - apply directly to the Institute by speaking to the Course Coordinator. Details available from the Customer Service Centre.
      Entry Requirements for this course include;

      • Applicants must have a high degree of motivation and interest along with appropriate literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to this level.
      • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

    • Skills Recognition
    • Skills Recognition is an assessment process that acknowledges that a person has satisfied the requirements of a module (subject) or unit of competency either through previous study (credit transfer) or through work or life experience (recognition of prior learning).

      You can undertake a recognition assessment for individual units in most courses offered through South West TAFE. The process requires you to be able to provide evidence of competence. For information on how to apply and costs read our RPL Procedure available at www.swtafe.vic.edu.au/RPL or contact the Customer Service Centre.

    • Credits & Exemptions
    • South West TAFE undertakes the granting of status or credit to students for modules (subjects) or units of competency, they have completed or it has been assessed and deemed equivalent, at South West TAFE or another institution or training organisation.

    • Victorian Training Guarantee
    • The Victorian Training Guarantee is making TAFE training more accessible to people who do not have a post-school qualification or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already have. For every eligible person seeking to undertake accredited training at South West TAFE, the Victorian Training Guarantee will provide funding to support that training.
      Eligibility for access to a Victorian Training Guarantee government supported place will depend on certain factors such as citizenship, age and prior educational history. Please speak with your Course Coordinator or the Customer Service Centre to determine your eligibility.
      Skills creation courses are for people who wish to undertake basic training in an industry area, either because they need to use the relevant skills immediately in the workplace, or because they wish to prepare for entry to work in that industry.

    • Enrolment Process
    • Once the selection and eligibility process for this course has been finalised, the enrolment process can begin.
      An Enrolment Form is available from the Customer Service Centre or Course Coordinator and must be signed by the Course Coordinator, prior to enrolling. Once the Course Coordinator has signed the Enrolment Form, this must be taken (plus proof of identification – preferably photo id such as a passport or driver’s licence), with payment, and any concession card to the Customer Service Centre at any of our campuses.
      Please contact the Customer Service Centre with any questions regarding the enrolment process.

    • Fees and Charges
    • For information regarding 2014 course costs please contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911.

    • Student Support
    • When choosing your study options with South West TAFE, prospective students can access the Course Advisor to assist with decision making.

      Once you are a student with South West TAFE, a comprehensive support network is available to assist with study, work and social related issues including:
      • Disability Support Team and Koorie Education Officer.
      • Education Pathway Officers are available for Support in the enrolment process, Course Options, Information Sessions, Fee payment options, TAFE and University Pathways, Career Pathways and Campus Tours
      • The library - available to provide study support and access to computers outside the classrooms.
      • Student learning support including Literacy and Numeracy is available through the Centre of Education via the Learning Support Unit. Please ring 55648506 for further information