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Course Info

Course in Vocational and Community Engagement

National Course Code: 10581NAT

Overview

Reconnect with education and your community with the Vocational Community Engagement course. You will be supported and mentored to develop learning and thinking skills, plan future study and work goals, and gain confidence in communicating with others.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:

  • Writing and reading skills
  • Foundation computer skills
  • Top set personal and career goals
  • Engage more with your community
  • The community services available to you
  • How to have discussions about issues
  • How to work together with others

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Once you complete this qualification, you will have the skills to:

  • Confidently look for work
  • Participate in further learning
  • Contribute positively to your community

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised Course in Vocational Community Engagement
  • A plan to achieve your personal and career goals
  • A strong foundation to continue your education

GROW YOUR CAREER

This course is a stepping-stone that can lead to further opportunities in:

  • Foundation courses
  • Certificate I or II courses

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Employers in Australia require their workers to have good communication skills on a professional and personal level. They also require staff to have basic technology skills. This course will allow you to gain these valuable skills and become employable across multiple industries.

Locations

This course is currently available at 20 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

This course is designed for learners who have not had the opportunity to complete their education or have other barriers to study.

People who are successful in this course have:

  • A desire to re-engage with education
  • Drive to develop personal skills
  • Determination to participate in the local community

It is open to anyone who is keen to improve both social and technical skills. Students who enrol in this course usually have a culturally and linguistically diverse background, identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, young people looking to strengthen their skills, have been out of the workforce for some time or have a disability.

Assessments give you the chance to demonstrate what you have learned and to find the areas that need more support. They also provide a chance for you to become comfortable with assessments, preparing you for success in the future.

In this course, the types of assessments you will complete include:

  • Writing short answers to questions (written and spoken)
  • Engaging in group discussions
  • Completing activities on the computer
  • Being involved in community projects
  • Planning and evaluating activities

This short course is designed for people looking to kickstart their education and gain confidence.

Students who enrol in this course usually have a culturally and linguistically diverse background and are highly supported by teachers to develop skills and gain confidence to study.

When you choose to continue your learning, you may enrol in a Certificate I that further prepares you for a job in your chosen field. You will expand your reading, writing, numeracy and technology skills in a supportive learning environment.

Further along in your education, you may enrol in a Certificate II which is an entry level qualification that gives you experience in a workplace environment. It covers basic skills that can be applied in your chosen career.

Depending on your campus location and your chosen electives, you may have the opportunity to participate in excursions.

Excursions may include:

  • Attending community centers, services and agencies
  • Visits from local guest speakers
  • Participating in projects including community gardens or markets
  • Connecting with mentoring programs or support groups

You will gain hands on experience by:

  • Communicating with groups and individuals
  • Exploring technology
  • Discovering local issues and events
  • Connecting with local services
  • Developing goals
  • Working with others
  • Practicing reading and writing
  • Creating new tools and resources to prepare for further study

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical, hands-on learning. You will engage in real world activities, including:

  • Discussing community issues
  • Being involved in volunteer work
  • Mentoring people
  • Communicating with local services
  • Using technology to connect with agencies

You will have access to industry specific computer rooms, studios, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities available at most TAFE NSW campuses, including:

  • Libraries
  • Computers and other digital devices
  • Books (audio and visual)
  • Strong study support

The demand for capable workers who have a strong foundation in reading, writing, and technology is extremely high. The Course in Vocational Community Engagement provides you with the skills to meet these demands while having a strong sense of community involvement.

This course provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Gain confidence
  • Create community connections
  • Have a positive education experience
  • Be supported in delivering your course work

This course is the starting point to your future as it helps you to uncover your talents and skills and turn them into a career.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening
  • Fully Subsidised Course

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Albury: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Albury: PT Evening

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 16 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Bankstown: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 19 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 15 Weeks

Corowa Connected Learning Centre: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 12 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 15 Weeks

Corowa Connected Learning Centre: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 12 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 15 Weeks

Goulburn: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Great Lakes: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 10 Weeks

Great Lakes: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 10 Weeks

Kempsey: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 22 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 14 Weeks

Liverpool: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 9 Weeks

Meadowbank (Focus on volunteering): Blended

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 8 Weeks

Moss Vale: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Nowra: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 9 Weeks

Petersham (Computer Basic): Blended

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 09 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 15 Weeks

Port Macquarie: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 22 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 14 Weeks

Queanbeyan: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Randwick: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 17 Weeks

Randwick, St George: Blended

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 16 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 15 Weeks

Randwick, St George: Blended

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 18 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 15 Weeks

St George, Main Campus: Full Time

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 4 Weeks

St George, Main Campus: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 05 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 14 Weeks

Sutherland, Gymea: Full Time

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 4 Weeks

Sutherland, Gymea: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 05 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 14 Weeks

Taree: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 10 Weeks

Ultimo, Main Campus: Blended

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 12 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 15 Weeks

Wauchope: Part Time Day

  • Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 23 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 14 Weeks

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