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HKCC | Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Community College Inc

COVID-19 Restrictions

Due to COVID-19 restrictions this year HKCC will not be holding an opening night for our annual art exhibition. We will however have student and tutor artworks on display in our college from Fri 25 Sept – Fri 9 Oct 2020.

Changing lives 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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      • CHC33015 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.


        Subsidised places under Community Service Obligation (CSO) or Smart and Skilled funding are available for this qualification. To find out if you are eligible contact HKCC on 9482-1189 to arrange a pre-course interview.

        For more information on Smart and Skilled please visit the website https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/ or phone 1300 772 104.

        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.


        During the course learners are required to complete 120 hours of clinical placement and complete all written assessments to be awarded the qualification.

        Students must have 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.


        Core Units

        • CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
        • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
        • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
        • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
        • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
        • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
        • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

        Elective Units

        • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
        • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
        • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
        • CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
        • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
        • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

        Entry requirements


      • Guitar Level 1
        Guitar Level 1 – Mondays 7:00-8:00pm $220 Teacher: Miguel Hernandez
        Over the ten weeks of the course, you will learn to play a variety of fun, well known songs on the guitar using a range of techniques. Find out how to strum effectively, play with a pick and finger style, read simple music, both tablature and standard notation, tune your guitar, interpret chord diagrams and strumming patterns and understand the fretboard, with an experienced tutor who has experience in all styles. By the end of the course you will be playing easy rhythm and lead parts as a group and in pairs.For term 2 2020 classes will be run online. Morgan Music School will contact you directly.
      • Tai Chi

        Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art form, consisting of exercises with gentle movements designed to build inner harmony, balance and flexibility. It has been recognised for its many health benefits such as decreasing stress and helping those who suffer from arthritis. With practice, it can be an effective aid to good posture, health and wellbeing.

        Please contact the college regarding enrolment enquiries.




        Build inner harmony, balance and flexibility while aiding your posture, health and wellbeing.

        What to Bring

        Bottle of water

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