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Signs and Graphics - Certificate III (CPC30216-01V01)
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Career area: Building Construction 
Study area: Building 
National code: CPC30216  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Part Time Day  24 Weeks 26-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 
Features: Apprenticeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: This qualification reflects the role of sign manufacturers who design and produce signs and graphics for a range of purposes.

Signs and graphics can be produced using a range of traditional and contemporary techniques, often involving the use of advanced printing software and technology, and a range of methods for illumination and fabrication.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities: Signwriter Sign maker 
Support for students: TAFE NSW 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 NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Wollongong
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Offering name: Certificate III in Signs and Graphics (CPC30216) 
Offering code: 18WLG-015 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 24 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Days: Once a month for four days a week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00am to 3:30pm. Location: Wollongong Campus, Block O Ground Floor Room OG11. 
Hours per week: 28 
Starting from: 26 February 2018 
Times: 8:00am to 3:30pm
About: You will learn the basic foundations and content to develop the skills and knowledge used in the Signage industry to efficiently produce quality work. You will also learn about safe work practices and the context of the Signage industry.

Resources required:
As detailed and instructed by teaching staff.
The candidate will be required to purchase notebooks for creation of a personal journal. This may be used as an aid when doing formative assessments.

Students are required to provide and wear their own personal protective equipment (PPE) during lessons. This includes work shirt, trousers/shorts, steel capped safety boots or shoes . Also required is a scientific calculator and pen and note book. The approximate cost for these items is $250.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 576 hours. There is approximately 768 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate some hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required Student Skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.

Learner Support:
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.

This qualification reflects the role of sign manufacturers who design and produce signs and graphics for a range of purposes.
Signs and graphics can be produced using a range of traditional and contemporary techniques, often involving the use of advanced printing software and technology, and a range of methods for illumination and fabrication. This qualification consists of 7 core units and 9 electives.
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



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,990
Second qualification $3,580
NSW Apprenticeship $2,000
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $11,040
Other information: Students are required to provide and wear their own personal protective (PPE) equipment during lessons. This includes work shirt, trousers/shorts, steel capped safety boots or shoes . Also required is a scientific calculator and pen and note book. The approximate cost for these items is $250. 
Comments: The first day of attendance is Monday 26 February 2018 at Wollongong Campus, Block O Ground Floor Room OG11.

Recognition:
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