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Support Stars - Aged and Disability Skill Set - Statement of Attainment (SG00003086-V01)
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Career area: Community Services 
Study area: Human Welfare Studies and Services 
  Nationally Recognised Training
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Shellharbour  Full Time  8 Weeks 5-Sep-2017  Tue, Wed 
Description: TAFE NSW is offering a short course in Support Stars that will give you the experience and confidence that you need to apply for the job you would like or gain experience in a career that you are already in. This course is specifically designed for job seekers between the ages of 18 and 24 who are interested in seeking employment in the aged care and disablilty care sector.

In this course you will learn how to communicate and work in health services, how to empower older people and follow established person centred behaviour. This skill set will also give you 5 units that may go towards further study in the Community Services industry. 
Other requirements: All students will be required to complete a WWCC and National Police check prior to attending work placement.
You will also be required to attend an information session. 
Entry requirements: All participants enrolling in to this course will require a Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www. usi.gov.au 
Learning pathways: This can provide a pathway to further study in a number of Community Services Training Packages 
Career opportunities: Gaining employment in an Aged Care or Disability facility 
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. 
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Location: Shellharbour
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Offering name: Statement of Attainment in Support Stars Skill Set 
Offering code: 17SHB-131 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 8 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday and Wednesday Time: 9:00am Block: D Floor: Ground Room: 02 
Hours per week: 14 
Starting from: 5 September 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 5:00pm
About: Students will be required to complete a WWCC and a National Police Check prior to attending work placement

Customised course for job seekers who are interested in seeking employment in the aged care and disability care sector.

ALL STUDENTS MUST ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION AT Shellharbour Campus, Block: D Floor: Ground Room: 02 on Tuesday 22 August, 10:00am.
This will be followed by an RU Ready Screening on the 23 August, 2017 also at Shellharbour Campus.

This course will run for two days a week from Tuesday, 5 September 2017 at Shellharbour Campus commencing at 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Work placement will occur from the 16 October to 26 October, 2017. This will be in an aged care or disability facility.
This will run for 2 weeks, 4 days per week on Monday to Thursday. Times 9.00am - 3.00pm. Location will be advised. You will not be expected to attend TAFE during the September/ October Holidays.

This is Fully Government Subsidised training.
To be eligible you must be:
- live or work in New South Wales
- have left school
- are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen To check your eligibility, call TAFE Illawarra staff on 1300 766 123 or visit the Training Services NSW website.

To secure your position please enrol and pay any applicable external licence fees at least 7 days before the commencement date.

This short course contains nationally recognised units of competency - CHCCOM005, CHCDIS002, CHCAGE001, HLTWHS002, HLTAID003

TAFE NSW reserves the right to cancel a course if there are insufficient numbers and will endeavour to give participants as much notice as possible.
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
Fee explanatory text: This is Fully Government Subsidised training. To be eligible you must meet the above criteria.
Comments: First day of attendance is Tuesday 5 September, 2017. You must attend beforehand an information session first which will be held on Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017 at 10:00am at Shellharbour Campus. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123