Bunbury Catholic College
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Bunbury WA 6230

VET Courses

Certificate III in Business – BSB30120

Certificate III in Business is a two-year course, offered in partnership with Bunbury Catholic College and IVET Institute Pty Ltd (RTO ID 40548) which you will start in Year 11 and complete in Year 12.

The certificate is a nationally recognised Vocational Education Training qualification that will help you should you want to:

  • Gain a business related job role, including administrative assistant, clerical worker, data entry operator, information desk clerk, office junior or receptionist.
  • Gain a Traineeship within the Business industry.
  • Gain skills that can be applied and transferred to any industry.
  • Attain points for entry into any competitive certificate course at TAFE.
  • Attain course units toward your West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).

This course aims to provide you with the practical skills and knowledge required in areas of business and office administration. Core skills will include: work health & safety, customer service, working in a business environment, interpersonal communication, IT use (keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, electronic communication), workplace effectiveness (using office technology and working effectively with others) and environmentally sustainable work practices.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care – CHC30113

This course is an introduction to the field of Early Childhood Studies and is aimed at people who wish to work with children. This nationally accredited qualification is the current industry minimum standard to become a qualified assistant and educator in a child care centre. The Certificate Course will be completed over two (2) years and is offered in partnership with Bunbury Catholic College and Fremantle Education Centre (RTO ID 50354).

This Course will teach you a range of skills designed to help you give young children the best start in life. You will learn how to ensure children’s health and safety is maintained, promote healthy eating, how to support the physical and emotional wellbeing of children, provide experiences of play and learning to support children’s development plus many other child caring and work based skills.

Careers:

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Outside school hours’ care assistant
  • Playgroup supervisor
  • Recreation assistant
  • Family day care worker
  • Nanny
  • Childhood educator
  • Childhood Educator Assistant.

Alternatively, students interested in Early Childhood Teaching can complete further studies and gain an alternative entry pathway into a teaching university. After successful completion of this qualification, you may continue your education in the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113.

Opportunities to observe and interact with children of a variety of ages are an important component of this Course. To successfully complete your Cert III in Early Childhood (Child Care), you will need to complete workplace experience in an Early Education & Care facility. This will help you solidify your practical experience and skills in working with children and allow you to demonstrate your practical competencies in a real workplace. Students will attain Course units towards the Western Australian Certificate of Education. (WACE) and attain points for entry into any Certificate Course at TAFE.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Certificate II in Community Services CHC22015

The Certificate II in Community Services course is offered in partnership with the Bunbury Catholic College and Registered Training Organisation to be confirmed.

With this qualification the candidate may provide assistance and support to clients accessing a service or experiencing issues such as alcohol and/or other drug issues, or assisting people in meeting their immediate needs by providing, for example, shelter and food. Graduates can engage in short-term contact with clients in a crisis situation to establish a helping relationship and provide referral information where appropriate. Workers may provide ancillary services such as catering, cleaning, laundry, gardening and home maintenance

This nationally accredited qualification is the current industry minimum standard to work in the community services, aged care, children’s services or disability sector.

Careers:

  • Assistant Community Services Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Front Desk Officer / Receptionist
  • Support Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Residential Support Worker

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Certificate II in Engineering Pathways – MEM20413

The Certificate II in Engineering Pathways course is offered in partnership with the Bunbury Catholic College and Cartec Training Solutions (RTO ID 52502). By successfully completing the course requirements delivered over two (2) years, you will attain a Certificate II in Engineering Pathways. The certificate is a nationally recognised Vocational Education Training qualification that will help you should you want to:

  • Work in the Metals and Engineering industry.
  • Gain employment as a trade’s assistant or an Apprenticeship within the engineering industry.
  • Attain points for entry into any competitive certificate course at TAFE.

You also attain course units toward your West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).

The course is designed to give you skills that can be of direct use to you in the work place and have been designed by the Metals and Engineering industries to equip their future employees with the skills, industries want and need. Therefore, the course develops ‘real world’ skills that are very relevant to you and your future. You will learn about safety and quality control as well as skills in using tools, measuring and calculating, drawing and interpreting sketches, mechanical cutting, thermal cutting, arc, oxy and MIG welding.

You may wish to practise the skills you have learned in the workshop environment and undertake supervised workplace learning within the industry area in order to see the connection with what is learned at school and the workplace.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Certificate II in Creative Industries (Film and Photography) – CUA20220

Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media) is a two-year course, which students will start in Year 11 and complete in Year 12. It is offered in partnership between Bunbury Catholic College and North Metropolitan TAFE (RTO ID 52786). This certificate is a nationally recognised Vocational Education Training qualification that will help students qualify for possible direct entry into:

  • Certificate III or IV in Creative Industries (Media).
  • Qualify for possible direct entry into North Metropolitan TAFE.
  • Attain points for entry into any competitive certificate course at TAFE.
  • Attain course units towards the West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).
  • Attain experience and industry contacts to enable them to pursue a career pathway in one of the creative industries, such as film, television, journalism, advertising, design and photography.

The course will give students practical skills that can be of direct use in the workplace. It has been designed by the media industry to equip its future employees with the skills that the industry wants and needs such as how to apply critical thinking techniques, follow a design process, work effectively with others, assist with a basic camera shoot, produce digital images and perform basic sound editing. Therefore, the course develops relevant skills and experience that will benefit students in their future studies and careers.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Certificate III in Music Industry – CUA30920

The Certificate III in Music Industry is offered in partnership with Bunbury Catholic College and The College of Sound and Music Production (RTO ID 41549). By successfully completing the course requirements you will attain a Certificate III in Music. This certificate is a nationally recognised Vocational Education Training qualification that will help you should you want to:

  • Work in the music industry – band member, songwriter, solo artist etc.
  • Qualify for direct entry into a Certificate IV in music
  • Attain points for entry into any competitive certificate course at TAFE
  • You also attain course units toward your West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).

The course is designed to give you skills that can be of direct use to you in the workplace and have been designed by the music industry to equip their future employees with the skills, industries want and need; students will be shown how to implement copyright arrangements, work effectively in the music industry, compose and write simple songs or musical pieces, prepare for performances, make a music demo and develop improvisation skills. The course develops, ‘real world’ skills that are very relevant to you and your future such as how to operate sound reinforcement systems, record and mix a basic music demo, install and disassemble audio equipment and mix music in a studio environment. You will be expected to perform and assist in all school music events as part of your industry experience. The Certificate will also teach students how to perform music as a part of a group and as a soloist.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies (52831WA)

ONLINE – ADDITIONAL COST – MENTORED – A PART OF THE STUDENT’S TIMETABLE

When you complete the Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies, you will be a step closer to a career as an enrolled nurse.  You will gain the knowledge and skills to ease comfortably into studying nursing.  You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, microbiology, medical terminology, academic communication, applied mathematics, and physics and chemistry.

The Certificate IV will be a part of a student’s normal Timetable and will have a mentor teacher to help and guide them through the information and assist them in their preparation of assessments.  This course will provide students with a head start on various health and nursing degrees so that first-year university can be less stressful. These degrees may include

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Medical Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Paramedicine

Entry into these courses are competitive – although you may meet entry requirements, there is no guarantee of acceptance.

The course will be fully online and run through the Health Science Hub (RTO: 52806).  There is no workplace experience component with this course, however it is highly recommended to ensure that students are able to apply their knowledge and gain experience in different industries. The Certificate will come at a cost which will need the first instalment paid to commence the qualification.

Minimum student numbers are required for the Course to proceed.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation – SIS20419

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation is a two-year course, which students will start in Year 11 and complete in Year 12. It is offered in partnership with Bunbury Catholic College and IVET Institute Pty Ltd (RTO ID 40548). Upon completion of this course, students will attain a full Certificate II, this certificate is a nationally recognised Vocational Education Training qualification.

Through interaction with the natural world, Outdoor Recreation aims to develop an understanding of our relationships with the environment, others and ourselves. The ultimate goal of this course is to contribute towards a sustainable world.

Outdoor Recreation outcomes:

  • Understanding the principles of Outdoor Recreation
  • Skills for safe participation in outdoor activities
  • Understanding of the environment
  • Self-management and interpersonal skills in outdoor activities
  • Attain course units toward your West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).

Future employment opportunities and career pathways may exist in areas such as outdoor leadership, guiding activities and environmental interpretation, planning for future environments, managing facilities, eco-tourism, military service, outdoor education and the many unforeseen areas evolving in the outdoors industry.

Students will cover topics such as basic water rescues, bushwalks in tracked environments, paddle a craft using fundamental skills, ride bicycles on and off road, surf small waves using basic manoeuvres, maintain sport and recreation knowledge and learn to minimise environment impact.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Certificate III in Sport and Recreation – SIS30115

As well as other certificates. For example: First Aid Certificate and an opportunity to also gain an Austswim Qualification.

The course prepares students for a variety of post‐school pathways, including immediate employment or tertiary studies. It provides students with an increasingly diverse range of employment opportunities in the sport, leisure and recreation industries, education, sport development, youth work and health and medical fields linked to physical activity and sport. The course also equips students to take on volunteer and leadership roles in community activities.

The Certificate III in Sport and Recreation course is offered in partnership with Bunbury Catholic College and IVET Institute Pty Ltd (RTO ID 40548). The course is structured into 15 units including such areas as Work Health and Safety, providing first aid and how to respond to emergency situations, how to use social media tools for collaboration and engagement, performing basic water rescues, provide quality service, conducting non-instructional sport, fitness or recreation sessions and provide equipment for these activities. There are no semester exams or grades, you will be assessed as either Competent or Not Yet Competent. You will be given sufficient opportunities to demonstrate competencies.

You will practise the skills you have learned in the school environment and undertake supervised workplace learning within the sports industry area in order to see the connection with what is learned at school and the workplace as well as completing units of competency that requires work based skills.

You will also participate in Excursions such as helping at Netball High Schools Cup or Winter Carnivals and will participate in coaching and umpiring sessions of peers and younger children, such as in primary schools during class time.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Work Ready (Barista) – Partial completion of SIT10216 Certificate I in Hospitality

The Work Ready Program is offered to Year 10, 11 and 12 students in Semester 1 or Semester 2. This short course program can greatly increase your child’s employability opportunities during their GAP year, part-time employment or as a stepping stone into other training courses. A Statement of Attainment will be issued confirming units of competency completed at the end of the year. Costs will be included on your yearly school fees when the official enrolment is completed.

Students work towards completing units that include using hygienic practices for food safety, participating in safe work practices and how to prepare and serve espresso coffee.  There is also a requirement for industry placement, which is met with the various “School Café” commitments at Bunbury Catholic College for the duration of the course.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Construction Industry White Card - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry – CPCCWHS1001

The White Card is evidence that a student has completed a General Construction Induction Course. This course is now mandatory for anyone who works or is looking to work in the construction industry. It is also a requirement for students who are wishing to undertake work placement within the construction industry.

The White Card course is delivered face-to-face in one-day (6 hours). There is an additional cost of approximately $90 which includes all materials as well as receipt of the White Card and Statement of Attainment at the completion of the course.

Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable and the right RTO is available to auspice the course through.

Workplace Learning

Students who are studying a vocational pathway have the option of selecting Workplace Learning as part of their six courses in year 11 and 12.

Students will combine school learning with experience in industry/commercial work placements and represents a partnership between schools and the business sector. The aim is to develop competence in the Generic Skills area. These are the skills employers consider vital as a base from which one can develop industry specific skills. Matching personal and work profiles, using career development and work search skills are reflected in career portfolios, which should show evidence of organising work, training and learning experiences to reflect preferred career pathway options.

Workplace Learning Outcomes:

  • develops responsible work skills and assists in career planning and/or employment/apprenticeships/traineeships
  • increases self-esteem and confidence and develops broader communication skills
  • complements and reinforces school courses and increases awareness of the link between school, work and further education
  • provides a realistic understanding of the expectations of specific industries
  • provides students with a 'Skills Profile' which enhances their employment prospects
  • TAFE entry points are awarded on successful completion
  • contributes towards The Certificate of Secondary Education

There could be no more important choice for a young person that that of their career. So much of our lives involves working, and often where we live, the direction our lives take and our standard of living are dependent on that initial choice of career.

This course is holistic – it encompasses life, work and learning. Students explore a world of work that is constantly changing. Working independently and in collaboration with others, they develop an understanding of what is possible, and develop a set of “career skills.” It’s about pursuing one’s dreams – wisely.

2022 COURSE OFFERINGS

External Certificate Courses on offer off campus 1 or 2 days per week through external Registered Training Organisations.

Bunbury Regional Trade Training Centre Courses on Offer for 2022 South Regional TAFE Courses on Offer for 2022
Certificate III in Animal Care Services Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology
(Light Vehicle Pre-Apprenticeship) (PAIS)
Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology
(Heavy Vehicle Pre-Apprenticeship) (PAIS)
Certificate II in Autonomous Workplace Operations Certificate II in Building and Construction (PAIS)
(Pathway - Trades) ) [Brick and Block laying]
Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot) Certificate II in Building and Construction (PAIS)
(Pathway - Trades) [Carpentry & Joinery]
Certificate II in Building and Construction
(Trades Pathway)
Certificate II in Building and Construction (PAIS)
(Pathway - Trades) [Painting & Decorating]
Certificate II in Building and Construction
(Para Professional Pathway)
Certificate II in Conservation and
Land Management
Certificate II in Civil Construction Certificate II in Electrotechnology (PAIS)
Certificate III in Community Services Certificate II in Horticulture
Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications Certificate II in Kitchen Operations (PAIS)
Certificate IV in Dental Assisting Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics
Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Career Start) Certificate II in Retail Services
Certificate III in Health Services Assistance Certificate II in Salon Assistant
Certificate II in Medical Service First Response Cetificate II in Intro to Disability Care
Certificate II in Plumbing Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care
Certificate III in Retail
Certificate III in School Based Education Support
Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

Note:

  • Courses will only commence in 2023 if student numbers make it viable, State Government support and funding is available, and the right RTO is available to deliver the course.
  • There is a cost associated with undertaking some of the above courses and these costs for 2023 will be available at the time of subject selection.

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