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Job ready skill sets

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State ID: AE387
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set

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On Campus

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The Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set will give anyone new to the agricultural industry the skills and knowledge to safely undertake employment for harvest operations in the broadacre sector. You will gain the knowledge to safely operate a range of machinery used for harvest, for example a tractor, header, auger and chaser-bin.
This skill set is ideal for anyone wanting to enter the agricultural industry and gain employment as a farm worker during harvest. It may appeal to school leavers, career changers, or anyone wanting to update their skills according to current industry practices and equipment.

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

  • AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes 
  • AHCMOM305 Operate specialised machinery and equipment
  • AHCBAC308 Undertake agricultural crop harvesting activities

 

Skill set
State ID: AE378
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Business Ready Skill Set

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On Campus

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The Business Ready skill set will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver all aspects of customer service including how to create a relationship with customers, identify their needs, deliver services or products and process customer feedback. You’ll also learn how to use business technology and produce business documents, follow work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, and use computer software and organise
electronic information and data.

 

Skill set
State ID: MAA95
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Skill sets

Chemical Handling Skill Set

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This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to follow instructions and direction for safe handling, storage and use of chemicals.

The unit applies to individuals who undertake a range of defined routine activities alongside a supervisor in most situations. They exercise limited autonomy within established and well-known parameters and identify and seek help for simple problems.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit AHCCHM101 Follow basic chemical safety rules

Skill set
State ID: AE375
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Skill sets

Customer Service Skill Set

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On Campus

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Retail, finance, pharmacy, hospitality, business, tourism... what industry doesn’t have customers? Good customer service and communication skills are highly valued by employers in many different industries and areas of work. This skill set will get you job ready with the exact skills you need.
You will learn how to communicate effectively and provide quality service to both internal and external customers and deal effectively with people from a range of social and cultural groups with respect and sensitivity. You’ll also gain negotiation, conflict management and problem solving skills.
Additionally you’ll learn how to follow infection prevention and control policies and procedures, implement standard and transmission-based precautions and respond to infection risks in the workplace within a customer service context.

 

Skill set
State ID: AE820
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Skill sets

Digital Literacy Skill Set

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On Campus

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This skill set has been designed for individuals who wish to meet competency requirements for a broad range of digital literacy skills including the use of basic computing, web searching and basic applications software.

  • Operate presentation packages
  • Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • Operate a personal computer
  • Operate spreadsheet applications
  • Operate word-processing application
Skill set
State ID: MBB02
Industry Creative Industries
Skill sets

Drawing - Stage 3 Skill Set

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In this course you will develop your skills to communicate and share in an arts environment and experience:

  • Drawing from nature
  • Drawing from the landscape
  • Observational drawing
  • Figure drawing
  • Experimental drawing

On successful completion of this course students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:
BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of others
CUADRA201 – Develop drawing skills
BSBMM101 – Apply basic communication skills

 

Skill set
State ID: AE391
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Entry into Working in Agriculture Skill Set

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The local skill set Entry into working in Agriculture has been developed to assist and address labour shortages in the agriculture sector. The training will be targeted to new local entrants to provide strength in the local workforce.

Students who complete the skill set can expect to find employment in entry level positions as a labourer. The farm labourer role may be in small to medium business or in large corporate agricultural operations. On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

  • AWCWH201  Participate in work health and safety
  • AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
  • ACHMOM202 Operate tractors
  • AHCMOM204 Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • AHCCHM101 Follow basic chemical safety rules
Skill set
State ID: AE451
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Free*
Skill sets

Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations Skill Set

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Complete the 10-week driver trainer program and become job ready to join the transport and logistics industry.

The Heavy Vehicle Driving Operations skill set provides participants real, hands-on experience with practical hours in heavy haulage.

In this training program you will learn how to:

  • follow work health and safety procedures;
  • carry out inspection of trucks and trailers;
  • secure, load and unload cargo of goods;
  • apply work fatigue management strategies; and
  • use and maintain mechanical equipment.

The driving instruction training component of the program is conducted in a range of conditions and locations, with coaching from qualified and experienced drivers.
On successful completion of the skill set, you can apply to obtain one of the following licences: Heavy Rigid; Heavy Combination; or Multi Combination class vehicle, and may apply for a forklift (LF) licence.

Skill set
State ID: AE381
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Skill sets

Hospitality Service Skill Set

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On Campus

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WA has a large and vibrant hospitality industry, from bars and cafes through to world class restaurants and venues, hotels and resorts. Hospitality offers a range of both entry level jobs and career progression opportunities. If you’re keen to get back into the hospitality service industry or just get started, this skill set is for you.

You will learn responsible service of alcohol (RSA), barista skills using commercial machines, how to communicate effectively and provide quality service to customers including establishing rapport, determining and addressing their needs, and responding and managing complaints. You’ll also learn how to process cash and other payments using business technology and reconcile takings at the end of the service period or day. The skill set also includes infection control and prevention procedures and food safety.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment.

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

Infection Control Skill Set (Retail) (Fee Free)

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On Campus

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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.

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

 

Skill set
State ID: AE113
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection Control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)

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On Campus

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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 transport and logistics industry.
This skill set is suited to settings such as offices, depots, customer sites, distribution centres, public transport vehicles, commercial and residential buildings and storage facilities.

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

 

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

Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

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On Campus

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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

 

 

Skill set
State ID: AE766
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free*
Skill sets

Introduction to Commercial Cookery Skill Set

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On Campus

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In the Introduction to Commercial Cookery skill set you will learn how to prepare and present simple dishes, how to use a range of food preparation equipment and about food safety. Gain real hands on industry experience with work experience in a real commercial kitchen.

  • Use food preparation and equipment
  • Prepare and present simple dishes
  • Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Participate in safe work practices

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

  • SITXFSA001 Use hygiene practices for food safety
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
  • SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
  • SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
  • WP097 Pre- apprenticeship work placement coordination 2
Skill set
State ID: AE456
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Introduction to Direct Support Skill Set

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A career in the ageing or disability sector can be very rewarding. You can get started in one of the fastest growing work forces in Western Australia and make a positive difference to the lives of others.

This is an exciting opportunity to start a career that makes a difference and supports a person to reach their goals, engage with the community and meet their support needs.

As part of this course you will attend a work placement with an employer where you will gain real, hands on industry experience and secure a ‘foot in the door’.

 

Skill set
State ID: AE377
Industry English, Languages and Foundation Studies
Skill sets

Job Ready Basics Skill Set

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Need a little extra support to get job ready? This skill set is for you!
The Job Ready Skill Set focuses on health, wellbeing and personal development including an introduction to workplace technology. This training will prepare you for entry level roles in a variety of industries including retail, hospitality, community services, aged care and business services.

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

GATHAW101A Health and Wellbeing
GATPDV101A Personal Development 2
GATTEC101A Technology for Living
BSBWHS332X Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities

 

Skill set
State ID: AE617
Industry Business and Finance
Free*
Skill sets

Operate a Small Business Skill Set

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On Campus

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This skill set will prepare you to operate a small business in a wide range of industries, whether you plan to work in an administrative role or you
are running your own business. You will learn how to design and produce business documents, publications and spreadsheets, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to gather financial support, workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and how to create and build a social networking presence
using social media tools and applications.

On completion of the course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited units:

BSBESB403 - Plan finances for new business ventures
BSBTEC301 - Design and produce business documents
BSBTEC302 - Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWHS307 - Apply knowledge of WHS laws in the workplace
ICTWEB306 - Develop web presence using social media

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Skill set
State ID: MAC32
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Skill sets

Planning a Permaculture Garden Skill Set

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Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems.

It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people — providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way.

Design your own propagation program and grow the plants needed for a permaculture food forest in our temperate climate.

Save hundreds of dollars and reduce your carbon footprint by propagating locally sourced plant material and incorporating upcycled materials into your garden system.

Studying one day a week for 9 weeks, you will learn:

  • Plants commonly used in Permaculture systems, and their uses
  • How to grow new plants from cuttings and seed
  • How to propagate plants by grafting, layering and division
  • How to create the optimal growing media for growing permaculture plants
  • How to best care for, water and feed your plants for continued success.

Skill set
State ID: MAC44
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Skill sets

Provide Facial and Skin Care Treatments Skill Set

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This unit requires the ability to establish priorities with clients, synthesise knowledge of anatomy and physiology, skin science, cosmetic chemistry and nutrition, and to design and provide facial routines and advice on products and protection of facial skin.

Students that will participate are either currently enrolled with us in a Certificate III in Beauty Services or have a strong interest in beginning a career in skin services.

Students must have collected, read and completed their workbook activities prior to attending class. There is an expectation that students will complete theory work outside of their timetabled classes and attendance at all sessions is important to ensure all training is received and for successful completion of the unit.

SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations

Skill set
State ID: MAC47
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Skill sets

Room to Grow Skill Set

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On Campus

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This skill set aims to provide students with the confidence and skills required to choose a pathway towards further education or employment. Personal, social and employability skills will be developed while working in an outdoor hands-on work environment. The practical nature of the course helps to engage the students while improving their ability to communicate and participate in a team project. The skills learnt will be transferrable to different employment and study areas.

Educational outcomes for learners who complete the Room to Grow Skill Set include the development of communication strategies, personal development strategies, confidence to seek further employment or educational opportunities and Community participation/group project.

Student can expect to be in the nursery/garden doing propagation/planting hands on most days.

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

  • GATLSS102 Use learning and support strategies
  • LWAPRO102 Participate in a team project
  • AHCNSY207 Undertake propagation activities
  • AHCPHT215 Plant horticultural crops

 

Skill set
State ID: AE401
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Shearing Skill Set

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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.

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

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

Skill set
State ID: AE402
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Wool Handling Skill Set

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Get started as a wool handler or a shed hand by studying the Wool Handling Skill Set.

You will learn how to assist shearing teams and prepare fleece wool for classing as well as how to carry out wool pressing.

Participants will also learn a range of shed duties including penning sheep, preparing facilities for shearing and crutching and monitoring the welfare of sheep.

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

AHCWOL308 Prepare facilities for shearing and crutching
AHCWOL311 Perform shed duties
AHCWOL304 Prepare fleece wool for classing
AHCWOL305 Prepare skirtings and oddments
AHCWOL310 Press wool for a clip

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

Skill set
State ID: AE379
Industry Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Work in Agriculture Skill Set

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On Campus

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The Work in Agriculture Skill Set is the ideal introductory training opportunity for new entrants to the agriculture and rural industries. It is also suitable for school leavers, career changers and those wanting to update skills for current
industry practices and equipment.
Participants will gain a solid foundation in essential farming skills including health and safety, chemical handling, modern tractor and machinery operation and weed control.

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

AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
AHCMOM304 Operate machinery and equipment
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry

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