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Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Community College Inc (HKCC)

Believes in community

Since 1925, HKCC has been an active part of the constantly evolving local community. It was founded on catering for the needs of individuals – many deprived coming back from military service – desiring to improve education to qualify for better employment opportunities.
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Community building

Our students are mainly referred by employment and support agencies based in Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai, specialising in disability services, mental health and victims of domestic violence. The Team at HKCC is often graced with success stories from students achieving employment and/or independence within the community.
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Community networks

We believe in both the intellectual and personal growth of learners. We work closely with nearby reputable organisations for the purpose of launching careers through skills and building confidence.
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      • Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

        This qualification is for career seekers who require further foundation skills development to prepare for workforce entry or vocational training pathways. The course will cover core skills required for work.

        Skills taught include digital literacy, effective oral communication, basic mathematics and strategies to deal with routine workplace problems.

        There are 14 units of competency in the qualification. Successful completion will lead to a nationally recognised qualification. Note some units may be delivered on additional days.

        Or enrol in one or more of the following Skill Sets:

        Office skills – 5 units of competency

        Digital technology, Keyboarding, Use business technology, Word, Outlook

        Reading and Writing Skills – 4 units of competency

        Write simple workplace information, Write routine workplace texts, Read and respond to routine workplace information & Estimate, measure and calculate routine metric measures for work

        Job seeking skills – 2 units of competency

        Use strategies to identify job opportunities & Use routine strategies for work related work

        Speaking skills – 2 units of competency

        Interact effectively with others at work, Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems & Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages

        Smart and Skilled and CSO funding is available for this qualification.

        Please phone (02) 9482 1189 to arrange an interview

      • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability, Home and Community)

        Looking for a rewarding career?

        This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to disability, ageing or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
        The qualification is highly valued by employers and our graduates are successful in gaining employment in their chosen area.

        Graduates maybe employed as Disability Support Workers, Local Area Coordinators or in services that provide individual support through the NDIS, National Disability Insurance Scheme or other community services.

        Best Tutors

        Our tutors are ‘best practice’ and currently employed in the industry and share real life scenarios and case studies to enhance learning. Your experienced Tutor is Sharon Hardman-Vassel.

        Fees

        Fees include manuals from our library, classroom tutorials, tutor workplace visits, practical assessments, plus notes/handouts. Cost does not include first aid training, employers require first aid training. Industry prefers trained staff who can assist clients with medications, this is an additional unit to the qualification and can be purchased separately.

        Subsidised places under Smart and Skilled are available, make an appointment with the course coordinator to check your eligibility.

        Students that don’t meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility are required a Fee-for-Service cost of $3,950 (payment instalments available).

        Attendance

        To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

        Students must have above average level of written and spoken English language. A current police check will be required.

        Taking enrolments now for Part Qualification 7 x units of competency commencing Thursday evenings 25 July 5:30pm – 8.30pm, Room 4, Level 1, 45 Hunter St, Hornsby.

        Contact college on (02) 9482 1189 to arrange an appointment with the Course Co-ordinator or email vet@hkcc.nsw.edu.au

      • Certificate IV in Disability

        Want to work with people with disabilities or as a NDIS coordinator?

        The qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to disability or some other reason. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs.

        Pathway Short Course

        This short course is offered as a Part Qualification Pathway to CHC43115 Certificate IV Disability.
        Learners are required to undertake clinical work placement of 120 hrs in the duration of the course program.

        Best Tutors

        Our tutors are ‘best practice’ and currently employed in the industry and share real life scenarios and case studies to enhance learning. Your experienced Tutor is Sharon Hardman-Vassel.

        Potential employment

        Graduates maybe employed as Disability Support Workers or Local Area Co-ordinators in services that provide individual support through residential, respite and community services or the NDIS, National Disability Insurance Scheme.

        Prerequisite

        The short course is has been developed for graduates of the CHC33015 Individual Support qualification or persons with current industry experience, outdated qualifications and who would like to apply for
        Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) for their current work experience skills.

        CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support or,
        Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) application for outdated qualification.

        Student may apply for RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) at $150 per unit of competency.

        Fees

        Fees include manuals from our library, classroom tutorials, tutor workplace visits, practical assessments, plus notes/handouts. Cost does not include First aid training. Most employers require first aid training.

        Students may enrol into the whole course for a Fee-for-Service cost of $4,950 (payment instalments available).

        Subsidy or Traineeship may be available for eligible students.

        Attendance

        Students must have high level of written and spoken English language. A current police check will be required.
        This course will be held on Thursdays 1:30pm to 5:00pm, commencing 14th Feb 2019 at the Hornsby Campus.
        Contact the college on 9482 1189 to arrange an appointment with Deanne

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