Free skill sets

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
State ID: AE161
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Online
Skill sets

COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)

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Study modes:

On Campus
Online

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

As part of the response to COVID-19, The State Government has funded a new skill set to support workers in the aged care, disability and health service industries to gain vital infection control skills.

The new COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set will increase the number of skilled workers in the aged care and disability sectors and minimise the risk of exposure to an infectious disease.

As part of the course, students will learn about the basis of infection from viruses to bacteria as well as modes of transmission, infection prevention and control - including the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and handling contaminated waste. 

Certification

Participants complete three nationally accredited units:
• HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures;
• HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely; and
• CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

Completion of this course will count towards a Certificate III in Individual Support qualification, for students who want to continue their training in the future and receive the full qualification.

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

Skill set
State ID: AE158
Industry Automotive
Free*
Skill sets

Heavy Haulage Driving Operations Skill Set (Fee Free)

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Study modes:

On Campus

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Description

If you like the idea of driving the big trucks across our great State of Western Australia, and getting things from point A to B, this is the skill set for you! The heavy haulage industry provides an essential service and now here's your chance to be part of that.

In the Heavy Haulage Driving Operations skill set, you'll learn about safely loading, unloading and handling materials and cargo, interpreting maps and navigating haulage routes, carrying out calculations related to loads and routes, managing fatigue and other health and safety risks, working in a team, and the legislation and regulations that apply to the industry.  The skill set also includes infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working COVID-safe.

The Western Road Federation will work with its industry partners to ensure course participants have at least one interview with an industry employer within a month of completing the program.

This course will be offered at these campuses: Collie.

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

Skill set
State ID: AE114
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection Control Skill Set (Retail) (Fee Free)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

The Infection Control Skill Set is designed to give you job ready skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and
responding to infection risks in organisations operating in the retail industry.
This skill set is suited to retail settings such as supermarkets, shopping centres, cinemas, petrol stations, beauty salons, gyms and hairdressing salons.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and
control policies and procedures

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury, Busselton and Narrogin.

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

Skill set
State ID: AE115
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Description

The Infection Control Skill Set is designed to give you job ready skills to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and
responding to infection risks in organisations that include food handling in their operations.
This skill set is suited to those working in hospitality, particularly in food handling and front of house. Skills can be applied to specific industry needs such as using kitchens and packaging areas, staff rooms, food stock deliveries, bathrooms and toilets.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury, Busselton and Narrogin.

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

Skill set
State ID: AE388
Free*

Infrastructure Ready Skill Set

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Study modes:

On Campus

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The three week short course training teaches work safety practices (including White Card), carry out measurements and calculations, how to prepare and organise construction work and skills to operate equipment and tools needed in construction projects.

During your work placement, you will gain real, hands on industry experience and secure a ‘foot in the door’ by working with an employer.

By completing the Infrastructure Ready Program you may:

• be offered a job with your work placement employer;

• be offered a traineeship in civil construction;

• gain employer references; or

• be endorsed for other employment opportunities

within the civil construction industry.

Skill set
State ID: AE150
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Operating a Small Business Skill Set

Study modes:

On Campus

Sub study areas:

Business

Description

This skill set is aimed at those who operate a small business or are seeking an administration support position in a small business. The Operating a Small Business Skill Set will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to get you job ready or to improve how you operate a business of your own. You’ll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents, develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and noncloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to gather financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices. It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
BSBWHS307 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

 

This course will be offered at these campuses: Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Collie (2021), Denmark, Esperance, Harvey (2021) , Katanning (2021), Margaret River, Mount Barker and Narrogin

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.

The Operating a Small Business Skill Set is free for everyone. That means there are no tuition, resource or administration fees regardless of age or status.

Skill set
State ID: AE401
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free*
Skill sets

Shearing Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Sub study areas:

Agriculture

Description

Shearers play a key role in the Australian wool industry and training proficient shearers is essential to the success of this industry.

The Shearing Skill Set will deliver practical training and support and provide you with a sound foundation to build a career in this important industry. Participants will gain the skills and knowledge to handle sheep humanely and use machinery and equipment to shear and crutch sheep.

At the completion of this training you will be work-ready for the shearing and wool handling industry and should be shearing a minimum of 40 adult merino sheep or 50 adult cross bred sheep per day to industry standards.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units:

AHCLSK217 Apply animal welfare principles to handling and husbandry of livestock
AHCSHG201 Crutch sheep
AHCSHG203 Shear sheep to novice level
AHCSHG205 Grind combs and cutters for machine shearing
AHCSHG206 Prepare handpiece and downtube for machine shearing
AHCSHG210Undertake basic shearing and crutching

This course will be offered at these campuses: Narrogin

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

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