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Signage - Certificate III (CPC32111-01V02)
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Career area: Building Construction 
Study area: Building 
National code: CPC32111  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Part Time Day  3 Years 7-Feb-2017  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Wollongong  Part Time Day  3 Years 27-Feb-2017  Mon 
Features: Apprenticeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: This course is for people who wish to work in the Sign, Graphic Display, Visual Merchandising Display, Vehicle Graphic and related sign manufacture industries.
You will learn about the processes, as well as the specialised skills of the industry.

You will also learn about the relationship of this trade to a range of other related industries, e.g. Construction, Graphic Production and Visual Display Industries. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

However, before enrolling in this course you must successfully complete the WHS Induction Training (White Card) which will allow you entry into a construction worksite. 
Career opportunities: Sign manufacturer.
Graphics Display manufacturer Visual Display manufacturer 
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
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Offering name: Certificate III in Signage - Non Apprentice Pathway 
Offering code: 17WLG-017 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 3 Years
Scheduled attendance: Tuesday 08:00 to 15:30, Wednesday 08:00 to 15:30, Thursday 08:00 to 15:30, as indicated by attendance days on your class attendance pattern. Blocks will vary from 14 to 32 hours per block 
Hours per week: 10.5 
Starting from: 7 February 2017 
Times: 8:00am to 3:30pm
About: This offering is for a Non Apprentice Pathway. It is recomended that you are working in the industry.

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 about the context of the Signage industry.
This qualification consists of 14 core units and 7 electives

For Online Course:

TAFE Illawarra Online courses are:
• Easy to use
• Designed to help you learn new skills
• Structured around real, work-based practices to help you get work ready and get a better job

Online learning gives you the flexibility to study when and where you like. While you won’t be going to a campus every day, you’ll be able to connect with your teacher and other students in a virtual classroom. TAFE Illawarra Online offers:
• Highly experienced and industry connected teachers
• A range of student support services including
• Learning support
• Technical support
• Personal support

Volume of Learning

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 720 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised 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.
Applying and enrolling:

Selection criteria: As part of your application, you will be required to provide evidence that you have secured an apprenticeship i.e. a signed training plan or training plan proposal. 
Application next steps: • An Institute staff member will be in contact regarding your application. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, 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 $10,040
Comments: Date: commencing From 07th February 2017 (2 to 4 days per block for up to 3 years)

Time: 08:00 Location: Building O, Room 0G11, Wollongong Campus.

Resources required: As detailed and instructed by teaching staff.
The candidate will be required only to purchase notebooks for creation of a personal journal. This may be used as an aid when doing for Time: 08:30 Location: ,Building O, Room OG11, Wollongong Campus) Resources required: As detailed and instructed by teaching staff.
The candidate will be required only 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 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 will be $250

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 partial 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: Certificate III in Signage - Apprentice 2017 
Offering code: 17WLG-222 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 3 Years
Scheduled attendance: You will be contacted by a staff member and advised of your attendance requirements as various study options may be available. 
Hours per week: 10.5 
Starting from: 27 February 2017 
Times: 8:00am to 3:30pm
About: Thank you for your enquiry.

TAFE NSW will be offering this course for Apprentices during 2017

This course is available for people employed as an Apprentice and currently working in a related industry area.

You will need to provide a copy of your signed Training Plan which you will receive from your Australian Apprenticeships Centre representative.

Please register your interest by using the enquire now button and a staff member will be in contact with you to assist you to finalise your enrolment.


Volume of Learning

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 720 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised 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.

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 about the context of the Signage industry.
This qualification consists of 14 core units and 7 electives
Applying and enrolling:
Selection criteria: As part of your application, you will be required to provide evidence that you have secured an apprenticeship i.e. a signed training plan or training plan proposal. 
Application next steps: • An Institute staff member will be in contact regarding your application. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, 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.
Other information: To be eligible for this course you must be an indentured apprentice and have a signed Training Plan.

Students will need to supply all PPE (steel cap boots, safety glasses, cotton drill long pants and shirt) 
Comments: Date: commencing From 06th February 2017 (2 to 4 days per block for up to 3 years)

Time: 08:00 Location: Building O, Room 0G11, Wollongong Campus.

Resources required: As detailed and instructed by teaching staff.
The candidate will be required only to purchase notebooks for creation of a personal journal. This may be used as an aid when doing for Time: 08:30 Location: ,Building O, Room OG11, Wollongong Campus) Resources required: As detailed and instructed by teaching staff.
The candidate will be required only 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 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 will be $250

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 partial 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