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HSC Studies - TAFE Statement (168-19361V01)
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Career area: General Education 
Study area: General Education Programmes 
  Non Nationally Recognised Training
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Full Time  2 Years 30-Jan-2017  Mon 
Wollongong  Full Time  1 Year 30-Jan-2017  Mon 
Description: This course is for students who want to study for all or part of the NSW Higher School Certificate in an adult learning environment.

Your study program will depend on your previous experience and the amount of time you can spend studying for the HSC. There is a broad range of general education and vocational HSC courses to choose from.

The NSW Board of Studies (BOS) has developed the HSC curriculum and is responsible for managing completion requirements including the final examinations. The BOS awards the HSC credential. HSC assessment results achieved in your TAFE study are reported by TAFE to the BOS as part of the minimum completion requirements for the HSC.

The booklet ’Studying for the NSW Higher School Certificate’ is available at the Board of Studies website.

The booklet ’Higher School Certificate and Tertiary Preparation Programs in TAFE NSW 2006’ is available at www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/about/preparation.htm.

You can seek advice from TAFE NSW Course Information Officers at any campus and from TAFE NSW Counsellors..

Vocational Courses Vocational courses are offered within the HSC and may lead to a vocational qualification, suitable for entry to further study and work.

Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) The ATAR is used to determine entry to most university courses.

You do not need an ATAR to continue your studies in TAFE NSW. 
Entry requirements: The NSW School Certificate, or Certificate II in General and Vocational Education (CGVE), or equivalent. 
Learning pathways: Credit transfer may be available from suitable HSC study into Certificate and Diploma qualifications. Refer to the HSC Credit Transfer website. 
Career opportunities: On completion of the HSC, you will have the opportunity to enter the workforce or to apply for higher level courses at TAFE NSW or university. 
Support for students: TAFE Illawarra has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE Illawarra can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Higher School Certificate (HSC Studies) 
Offering code: 17WLG-001 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 2 Years
Scheduled attendance: This is a two-year course offering. The weekly attendance requirements vary depending on the number of subjects selected each year. Typically students attend from 16 to 24 hours per week. 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 5:30pm
About: To enrol please attend one of our information and enrolment drop-in sessions:

Wednesday 25 January from 10am to 4pm at the Wollongong Campus, Block L, Room L2.17 OR Wednesday 1 February from 12pm to 4pm at the Wollongong Campus, Block L, Room L2.17.

Our teachers will be on hand to answer your questions and assist with enrolment.

Students must have completed schooling to Year 10 level or equivalent.

In some cases it may be possible for a student to select a study pattern that allows a 2 to 3 days per week. Most classes are timetabled between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm each day.

The HSC is offered in 1 year and 2 year options. The majority of students will enrol in the 2 year option. You must contact the HSC Coordinator or Head Teacher and obtain prior approval before enrolling in the 1 year option.

At Wollongong TAFE students combine an element of Vocational Training as part of their HSC enrolment. In addition to completing standard HSC courses such as English and Maths, students will include one vocational course.
The vocational courses on offer in 2017 may include:

• Aged Care
• Animal Studies
• Beauty
• Building
• Business Services
• Community Services
• Early Childhood Education and Care
• Horticulture
• Hospitality
• Human Services (Assist Nursing)
• Hairdressing
• Information Technology (Digital Animation/Game Design), and
• Signage

Students will also enrol in courses developed by the NSW Board of Studies; for example:

• Standard English
• Biology
• General Mathematics
• Community and Family Studies
• Business Studies
• PDHPE, and
• Legal Studies.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling
 
Application next steps: After applying the applicant will be contacted by the Course Coordinator. Please supply all relevant contact details. 
Course fees:
Description Amount
TAFE Statement in HSC Studies CONCESSION $240
TAFE Statement in HSC Studies $700
Comments: Thank you for choosing TAFE Illawarra. You will be contacted by an institute staff member regarding this course.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Higher School Certificate (HSC Studies) 
Offering code: 17WLG-002 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: This is a one-year course offering. The weekly attendance requirements vary depending on the number of subjects selected each year. Typically students attend from 24 hours per week. Classes are timetabled between 9am and 5:30pm each day. 
Hours per week: 24 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 5:30pm
About: To enrol please attend one of our information and enrolment drop-in sessions:

Wednesday 25 January from 10am to 4pm at the Wollongong Campus, Block L, Room L2.17 OR Wednesday 1 February from 12pm to 4pm at the Wollongong Campus, Block L, Room L2.17.

Our teachers will be on hand to answer your questions and assist with enrolment.

Students must have completed schooling to Year 10 level or equivalent.

In some cases it may be possible for a student to select a study pattern that allows a 2 to 3 days per week. Most classes are timetabled between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm each day.
The HSC is offered in 1 year and 2 year options. The majority of students will enrol in the 2 year option. You must contact the HSC Coordinator or Head Teacher and obtain prior approval before enrolling in the 1 year option.
At Wollongong TAFE students combine an element of Vocational Training as part of their HSC enrolment. In addition to completing standard HSC courses such as English and Maths, students will include one vocational course.

The vocational courses on offer in 2017 may include:
• Aged Care
• Animal Studies
• Beauty
• Building
• Business Services
• Community Services
• Early Childhood Education and Care
• Horticulture
• Hospitality
• Human Services (Assist Nursing)
• Hairdressing
• Information Technology (Digital Animation/Game Design), and
• Signage

Students will also enrol in courses developed by the NSW Board of Studies; for example:
• Standard English
• Biology
• General Mathematics
• Community and Family Studies
• Business Studies
• PDH

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling
 
Application next steps: After applying the applicant will be contacted by the Course Coordinator. Please supply all relevant contact details. 
Course fees:
Description Amount
TAFE Statement in HSC Studies CONCESSION $240
TAFE Statement in HSC Studies $700
Comments: Thank you for choosing TAFE Illawarra. You will be contacted by an institute staff member regarding this course.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123