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52877WA Certificate I in New Opportunities for Women (NOW)

National ID: 52877WA State ID: BGR13
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The Certificate I in New Opportunities for Women (NOW) is a well‐established Access and Participation program. This qualification is designed to support women in their work and career prospects. Enabling women to develop the requisite social, personal and employability skills to support their transition into work, further education and community participation.

The Certificate I in New Opportunities for Women (NOW) maintains an inclusive pathway for students. It provides generic and transferable entry level outcomes that support the individual pathway choices of a diverse range of learners. 

Students can expect to achieve a range of Educational and Vocational outcomes, not limited to;

  • Verbal and Written Communication skills allowing them to interact professionally with people in the workplace and in the wider community
  • Personal Development Strategies and Problem Solving skills  
  • Computing and digital technology skills 

Vocational outcomes for learners who complete (NOW) include the development of:

  • strategies to assist in solving problems
  • confidence to seek further employment
  • preparatory skills for effective participation in a community or work environment by developing knowledge and skills to meet industry/workplace standards
  • preparatory skills for workplace expectations

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page(opens in a new tab) .

On completion of this course women will have a better understanding of what opportunities are available in the workforce, pursue a career or use the course as an introduction to further study.

  • personal development strategies
  • verbal and written communication skills
  • computing and digital technology skills
  • problem solving skills
  • financial literacy skills and basic maths skills
  • personal health and safety knowledge
  • confidence to seek educational opportunities

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Attendance on Campus up to three days per Semester week is required to achieve the learning outcomes of the course. 

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred study mode below to get started with your application or enrolment.

Semester 1

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Classroom
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $58.80 $80.00 $138.80
Concession $58.80 $80.00 $138.80

* Indicative Fee Disclaimers

Fees and charges published on our website are indicative only, and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. 

  • Fees may differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at time of enrolment.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
  • For secondary school aged persons not enrolled at school (in 2022, students born on or after 1 July 2004 who are at least 15 years old) the maximum course fee chargeable in 2022 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms, and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Depending on your circumstances, payment options may include paying fees via instalments or applying for assistance because of financial hardship.
  • Visit the Fees and Payment Options page for further information.
Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1
Where Busselton
How Classroom
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $58.80 $80.00 $138.80
Concession $58.80 $80.00 $138.80

* Indicative Fee Disclaimers

Fees and charges published on our website are indicative only, and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. 

  • Fees may differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at time of enrolment.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
  • For secondary school aged persons not enrolled at school (in 2022, students born on or after 1 July 2004 who are at least 15 years old) the maximum course fee chargeable in 2022 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms, and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Depending on your circumstances, payment options may include paying fees via instalments or applying for assistance because of financial hardship.
  • Visit the Fees and Payment Options page for further information.

Semester 2

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2
Where Busselton
How Classroom
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $58.80 $80.00 $138.80
Concession $58.80 $80.00 $138.80

* Indicative Fee Disclaimers

Fees and charges published on our website are indicative only, and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. 

  • Fees may differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at time of enrolment.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
  • For secondary school aged persons not enrolled at school (in 2022, students born on or after 1 July 2004 who are at least 15 years old) the maximum course fee chargeable in 2022 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms, and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Depending on your circumstances, payment options may include paying fees via instalments or applying for assistance because of financial hardship.
  • Visit the Fees and Payment Options page for further information.

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