The launch of the Introduction to Community Care training in Inverell is a wonderful example of how Community College is helping residents develop the skills they need to make the most of local career opportunities.
This hands-on course introduces some of the key skills required by Aged Care, Disability and Community Services workers across the nation's highest employment growth sector.
This three-week, Centrelink-approved course will enable participants to learn practical skills from the Community Services Training package while experiencing study that will prepare them for a range of full qualifications in 2020.
Alison Heagney, Executive Officer of Community College Northern Inland, is committed to ensuring students make the right career choices, by offering them the opportunity to get a taste for their chosen career before enrolling in a full qualification.
"We are offering introductory courses this term to prepare students for study in 2020. You can try some units from disabilities, aged care or community services that will lead straight into a full qualification in 2020.
"Students can be assured they are getting the most relevant training the care industry needs. Our hands-on programs are delivered by experienced trainers who work in industry. This leads to greater opportunities for employment as graduating students are work ready."
Community College has a reputable record helping students take on a professional role in one of Australia's highest growth industries-Community Care. Students benefit from industry current trainers who are able to deliver and support them in a face-to-face classroom environment.
Inverell's 2019 Certificate III in Disability class has had a 100 per cent employment outcome in the disability sector. Inverell Community Services student, Kylie Mahon was recently awarded one of three $1000 Adult Learners Week scholarships.
Kylie commenced her training by enrolling in Inverell's Certificate III in Community Services. Kylie has since gained employment with Pathfinders at the Inverell Women's Refuge.
If you have ever considered a career in Aged Care, Disability or Community Services then this induction is for you. Introduction to Community Care is an excellent career preparation course.
To start your success story, enroll in the Introduction to Community Care now. Contact the Inverell Campus Coordinator, Tania Archer, on (02) 6721 3656 or call into the College at 42 -44 Campbell Street. Classes commence on Tuesday October 22.
This training is subsidised by the NSW government. Eligibility rules apply.