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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 III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

        Looking for a rewarding career?

        Enrolling now, contact the College to join the Tuesday evening class, commencing Feb 20, 2018.
        This new course has replaced Certificate III in Aged Care & Disability Care. It reflects the role of workers in residential or community setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

        Partnerships with Industry creates high quality training and employment.

        HKCC consults with industry and health care providers to develop their work force with recognised qualifications, skills and currency. Our course has 15 units – 7 core units and 8 electives. Graduates will receive a dual specialisation in ageing & disability. Industry prefers trained staff who can assist clients with medications, this is an additional unit to the qualification.

        Best tutors

        Our tutors are currently employed in the industry and share real life scenarios and case studies to enhance learning. During the course learners are required to complete 120 hours of clinical placement and complete all written assessments to be awarded the qualification.

        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 $2,950 (payment instalments available).

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

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

        Contact college on (02) 9482 1189 to arrange an appointment with the Course Co-ordinator.

      • French Level 2

        French Level 2 is a continuation of French Level 1, from term 1. (It is term 2 of the Beginners' French course.) French level 2 is aimed at students who have a small knowledge of French, having studied French for around 2-3 months. Come and practice and improve your French vocabulary, grammar and conversation, in a fun and friendly atmosphere. The course will also include some French culture and listening to French songs.

        Pre-requisite

        2-3 months experience.

        What to Bring

        Pen & Notepad – If you are a new student , the tutor will tell you on the first lesson what Textbook is needed.

      • French Level 3

        FRENCH LEVEL 3
        French level 3 is aimed at students with a prior knowledge of French, having studied for at least 12 – 18 months.
        NOTE – THIS IS ALSO A CONTINUATION OF THE 2017 FRENCH LEVEL 2 COURSE.

        Continue improving and practicing your French conversation, comprehension, reading, writing, and grammar, in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
        The course will cover vocabulary, essential expressions, French conversation and grammar. It will also include some French culture and listening to French songs.

        Prerequisite: prior knowledge of French, having studied for at least 12 – 18 months.

        Text: Bring pen and notebook. Teacher will provide hand-out notes in class and will advise details of the required text at the beginning of term.

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Disability | Individual Support | Ageing Support