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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, Home and Community)

        Looking for a rewarding career?

        This new course has replaced Certificate III in Aged 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 13 units – 7 core units and 6 electives. Graduates will receive a dual specialisation in ageing, home and community. Industry prefers trained staff who can assist clients with medications, this is an additional unit to the qualification and can be purchased separately.

        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 Trish Furlong RN.

        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 $3,450 (payment instalments available).

        Fees include use of 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 above average level of written and spoken English language. A current police check will be required.
        The course is on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9am – 2.30pm, commencing Wednesday 7th Feb 2019 at Room 4, Level 1, 45 Hunter St, Hornsby.

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

      • 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. 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.
        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.

        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).

        Fees include use of manuals, classroom tutorials, tutor workplace visits, practical assessments, plus notes/handouts. Cost does not include First aid training. Most employers require first aid training.
        h3. 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.

        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.

        Students must have above average level of written and spoken English language. A current police check will be required.
        The course is on Thursdays evenings 5:30pm – 8.30pm, commencing 7th Feb 2019 at Room 4, Level 1, 45 Hunter St, Hornsby.

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

      • 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

        Prerequisite: CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support or RPL application for outdated qualification

        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.

        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.

        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.
        Learners are required to undertake clinical work placement of 120 hrs in the duration of the course program.
        Students must have high level of written and spoken English language. A current police check will be required.

        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.

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

        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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