Trades & Courses

Trades Offered

Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation* AUR20712

A total of 4 units of credit – Preliminary and HSC

 

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of tasks related to familiarisation and inspection of mechanical and electrical components and systems of cars, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles.

This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

Job roles and employment outcomes

The Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation prepares prospective employees to undertake work in the broader automotive industry.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • trades assistant
  • vehicle service assistant
  • automotive service assistant
  • trainee serviceperson
  • automotive trainee

Competency Based Assessment

This is a competency based course. This means that students work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described in each unit of competency. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out the various tasks and combinations of tasks listed to the standard required in an automotive environment. There is no mark awarded in competency-based assessment. Students are assessed as either ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’.

Students will be progressively assessed as ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ in individual units of competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off and recorded by the assessor. Competency based assessment determines the vocational qualification that a student will receive.

Core Units

  • AURAEA2002 Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • AURAFA2003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • AURAFA2004 Solve routine problems in an automotive workplace
  • AURASA2002 Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • AURETR1003 Apply automotive electrical system fundamentals
  • AURLTA1001 Apply automotive mechanical system fundamentals
  • AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

 

*Students with School Based Apprenticeships will be transitioned into Certificate III Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology AUR 30612 

Information correct as of May 2015

Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying CPC30111

A total of 4 units of credit – Preliminary and HSC

 

This qualification provides a trade outcome in bricklaying and blocklaying.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Bricklayer
  • Blocklayer

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

 

Competency Based Assessment

This is a competency based course. This means that students work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described in each unit of competency. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out the various tasks and combinations of tasks listed to the standard required in a construction environment. There is no mark awarded in competency-based assessment.

Students are assessed as either ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’. Students will be progressively assessed as ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ in individual units of competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off and recorded by the assessor. Competency based assessment determines the vocational qualification that a student will receive.

 

Core Units

  • CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCM2009A Carry out basic demolition
  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCBL2001A Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
  • CPCCBL2002A Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
  • CPCCBL3002A Carry out masonry veneer construction
  • CPCCBL3003A Carry out cavity brick construction
  • CPCCBL3004A Construct masonry steps and stairs
  • CPCCBL3005A Lay masonry walls and corners
  • CPCCBL3006A Lay multi-thickness walls and piers
  • CPCCBL3009A Install flashings and damp proof course
  • CPCCBL3010A Construct masonry arches
  • CPCCBL3011A Construct curved walls
  • CPCCBL3014A Install fire-rated masonry construction

Information correct as of May 2015

Certificate III in Carpentry CPC30211

A total of 4 units of credit – Preliminary and HSC

 

This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter and joiner

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

 

Competency Based Assessment

This is a competency based course. This means that students work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described in each unit of competency. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out the various tasks and combinations of tasks listed to the standard required in a construction environment. There is no mark awarded in competency-based assessment.

Students are assessed as either ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’. Students will be progressively assessed as ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ in individual units of competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off and recorded by the assessor. Competency based assessment determines the vocational qualification that a student will receive.

 

Core Units

  • CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials
  • CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
  • CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
  • CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations
  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation
  • CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
  • CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems
  • CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames
  • CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames
  • CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses
  • CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs
  • CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves

Information correct as of May 2015

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care SIT30812

A total of 6 units of credit – Preliminary and HSC Description

 

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

 

Competency Based Assessment

This is a competency based course. This means that students work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described in each unit of competency. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out the various tasks and combinations of tasks listed to the standard required in a childcare environment. There is no mark awarded in competency-based assessment. Students are assessed as either ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’.

Students will be progressively assessed as ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ in individual units of competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off and recorded by the assessor. Competency based assessment determines the vocational qualification that a student will receive.

 

Core Units

  • CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
  • CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
  • CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
  • CHCECE003 Provide care for children
  • CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
  • CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
  • CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
  • HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Information correct as of May 2015

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)* UEE22011

A total of 4 units of credit – Preliminary and HSC

 

Description

This qualification covers competencies for work entry program providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline.

 

Competency Based Assessment

This is a competency based course. This means that students work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described in each unit of competency. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out the various tasks and combinations of tasks listed to the standard required in an electrical environment. There is no mark awarded in competency-based assessment. Students are assessed as either ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’.

Students will be progressively assessed as ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ in individual units of competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off and recorded by the assessor. Competency based assessment determines the vocational qualification that a student will receive.

 

Core Units

  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
  • UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
  • UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
  • UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

 

*Students with School Based Apprenticeships will be transitioned into Certificate III Electrotechnology Electrician UEE30811 

 Information correct as of May 2015

Certificate II in Hairdressing* SIH20111

A total of 4 units of credit – Preliminary and HSC

 

Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as salon assistants and are competent in communicating in the workplace, interacting with and providing service to clients and assistance to colleagues. They perform routine functions under direct supervision as part of a hairdressing team. This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway and VETiS delivery.

 

Job roles

  • Salon Assistant
  • Competency Based Assessment

This is a competency based course. This means that students work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described in each unit of competency. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out the various tasks and combinations of tasks listed to the standard required in a Hairdressing environment. There is no mark awarded in competency-based assessment. Students are assessed as either ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’.

Students will be progressively assessed as ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ in individual units of competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off and recorded by the assessor. Competency based assessment determines the vocational qualification that a student will receive.

 

Core Units

  • BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SIHHBAS201A Perform shampoo and basin services
  • SIHHCCS201A Greet and prepare clients for salon services
  • SIHHHDS201A Dry hair to shape
  • SIHHIND201A Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
  • SIHHOHS201A Apply salon safety procedures
  • SIRXCOM001A Communicate in the workplace
  • SIRXIND001A Work effectively in a retail environment

 

*Students with School Based Apprenticeships will be transitioned into Certificate III Hairdressing SIH30111 

Information correct as of May 2015

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30812

A total of 4 units of credit – Preliminary and HSC

 

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of cookery skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of kitchen operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.

 

Job roles

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.

Possible job title includes:

  • Chef
  • Cook

 

Competency Based Assessment

This is a competency based course. This means that students work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described in each unit of competency. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out the various tasks and combinations of tasks listed to the standard required in a hospitality environment. There is no mark awarded in competency-based assessment.

Students are assessed as either ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’. Students will be progressively assessed as ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ in individual units of competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off and recorded by the assessor. Competency based assessment determines the vocational qualification that a student will receive.

 

Core Units

  • BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
  • HLTFA311A Apply first aid
  • SITHCCC101 Use food preparation equipment *
  • SITHCCC201 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery *
  • SITHCCC202 Produce appetisers and salads *
  • SITHCCC203 Produce stocks, sauces and soups *
  • SITHCCC204 Produce vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes *
  • SITHCCC301 Produce poultry dishes *
  • SITHCCC302 Produce seafood dishes *
  • SITHCCC303 Produce meat dishes *
  • SITHCCC307 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements *
  • SITHCCC308 Produce cakes, pastries and breads *
  • SITHCCC309 Work effectively as a cook *
  • SITHKOP101 Clean kitchen premises and equipment *
  • SITHKOP302 Plan and cost basic menus
  • SITHPAT306 Produce desserts *
  • SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA201 Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXHRM301 Coach others in job skills
  • SITXINV202 Maintain the quality of perishable supplies *
  • SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices

 

*Prerequisite unit is SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Information correct as of May 2015

Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade MEM30305

A total of 4 units of credit – Preliminary and HSC

 

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required for employment as an Engineering Tradesperson - Fabrication within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or other industries where Engineering Tradespersons - Fabrication work. The qualification has been specifically developed to meet the needs of apprentices in the above trade. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through an integrated combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal apprenticeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes.

 

Job roles and employment outcomes

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade specifies the competencies required for employment as an Engineering Tradesperson - Fabrication including metal fabrication, forging, founding, structural steel erection, electroplating, metal spinning, metal polishing, sheet metal work, welding and the use of related computer controlled equipment.

Employment outcomes related to this qualification are found in a wide variety of manufacturing and engineering related sectors as well as Engineering Tradesperson - Fabrication roles in other industries.

 

Competency Based Assessment

This is a competency based course. This means that students work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described in each unit of competency. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out the various tasks and combinations of tasks listed to the standard required in an engineering environment. There is no mark awarded in competency-based assessment.

Students are assessed as either ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’. Students will be progressively assessed as ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ in individual units of competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off and recorded by the assessor. Competency based assessment determines the vocational qualification that a student will receive.

 

Core Units

  • MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
  • MEM12024A Perform computations
  • MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task
  • MEM14005A Plan a complete activity
  • MEM15002A Apply quality systems
  • MEM15024A Apply quality procedures
  • MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
  • MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
  • MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
  • MEM17003A Assist in the provision of on the job training
  • MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Information correct as of May 2015