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Course Info

Certificate III in Vocational and Study Pathways

National Course Code: 10586NAT

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Vocational Study Pathways is your first step toward a deadly career. Build lasting relationships with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and be supported as you learn how to study successfully, work independently and chase your career and study goals.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Work and study independently
  • Understand ethics, rights, and responsibilities in the workplace
  • Improve literacy, numeracy and digital skills to pursue further study and/or employment
  • Confidently use a range of business technology
  • Use culturally appropriate communication

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • Effective communication
  • A commitment to understanding social justice
  • Patience
  • An understanding of ethical behaviour
  • Problem solving
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level

Career opportunities:

  • NSW Police Force and NSW Border Patrol
  • Aboriginal liaison officer
  • Other justice service providers

GROW YOUR CAREER

Go further on your study journey:

  • Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation
  • Diploma of Aboriginal Studies for Professional Community Practice

INDUSTRY DEMAND

This qualification recognises the importance of having a strong Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity that can create powerful and lasting positive effects in improving academic and employment outcomes for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Locations

This course is currently available at 7 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A commitment to understanding social justice
  • Patience in tough situations
  • An understanding of ethical behaviour
  • The ability to solve problems with a range of people
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development. In this course you will undertake a variety of assessments which may include:

  • Written assessments: knowledge assessments, case studies, and projects
  • Practical assessments: role plays, and portfolios

The Certificate II in Study Skills is an entry level qualification designed to cover your foundational study skills and set you up for success in the Certificate III.

This course, the Certificate III in Vocational Pathways, is where youll gain all your underpinning experience in vocational learning. It provides real world exposure where youll apply what youre learning in simulated environments. Youll practice your skills at an intermediate level.

Once you complete this course, you can move into your chosen career, study or vocational training with confidence in your study skills and yourself. Options may include applying for IPROWD or justice system roles, Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation or Diploma of Aboriginal Studies for Professional Community Practice.

Depending on your campus location and local partnerships with TAFE NSW, you will have the opportunity to participate in excursions that take you behind the scenes in your chosen industry.

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Learning Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity and cultural protocols
  • Resolving a range of predictable and unpredictable problems
  • Working with a range of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to provide support and advice
  • Using culturally appropriate communication skills
  • Networking and negotiating with community organisations
  • Working diversely with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

TAFE NSW is known for delivering up-to-date theory along with relevant, in-demand skills to ensure you are job ready. In this course you will work on real-world projects, in simulated TAFE NSW environments, such as:

  • Work experience with an employer or community organisation
  • Communicating with a range of individuals and communities
  • Developing an understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Effectively using cultural protocols
  • Using technology to help complete assessments

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

There are specific Indigenous programs offered to students enrolled in this course, which include:

  • Deadly Skills Program: This program builds connections between the student and their family, their school, study options and employment pathways and can help students to make informed choices about their future.

  • Amplify Program: This program engages individual Aboriginal learners and builds connections with other learners, provides personalised support options, work placements and other networks.

TAFE NSW offers you a range of online and on campus study environments - industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities - to enhance your learning and employability.

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

This course offers a blended delivery of face-to-face and online learning. You will study in TAFE NSW campus classrooms, simulated classrooms and through our online delivery platform. You may also choose your own workplace in case study scenarios.

Graduates of the Certificate III in Vocational Study Pathways may use this qualification as a pathway into a number of career options including the NSW Police Force, through the Indigenous Police Recruiting Our Way Delivery (IPROWD) program. Please see the TAFE NSW IPROWD site for further information.

The Certificate III in Vocational and Study Pathways, will benefit you as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander as well as your broader community as it provides you with culturally sensitive skills and knowledge to enhance your employment or study opportunities. You will be equipped to handle complex situations faced in day-to-day life, which will create opportunities to create lasting cultural change.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Full Time
  • Fully Subsidised Course
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Armidale: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Mar 2021
  • Duration: 24 Weeks

Dubbo, Myall Street: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 22 Mar 2021
  • Duration: 26 Weeks

Eora - Indigenous Police Recruitment Our Way Delivery (IPROWD) Program: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 17 Weeks

Lismore: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 22 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Nepean, Kingswood: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Nowra: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 19 Apr 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Tumut: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Mar 2021
  • Duration: 19 Weeks

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