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Some of our training is fully funded or subsidised by the NSW Government to help you get the skills you need. At present we receive funding through the following programs:

  • Smart and skilled - for more information about Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria for subsidised or fee free places click here "Smart and Skilled"
  • Adult & Community Education - for more information about Adult & Community Education eligibility criteria for subsidised places click here "Adult & Community Education"
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - for more information about Tech Savvy Seniors click here "Tech Savvy Seniors"

Different levels of funding are available, call and speak to one of our friendly staff to see if you're eligible on 02 6684 3374.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

HLT42021 - Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

Are you passionate about helping others? Interested in how the body works? Looking for a new career? This nationally recognised training in Massage Therapy is your formally accredited pathway to a rewarding profession that also provides incredible flexibility to create your own working conditions. Guided by our highly skilled and industry current trainers, you will develop all the personal and professional skills you need to work as a qualified massage therapist across a diverse... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy HLT42021.
HLT42021 - Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

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This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

AHC30722 - Certificate III in Horticulture

Do you want to grow your passion, while creating and nurturing diverse types of green environments? A career in horticulture is a great choice if you enjoy working outdoors. It can provide you with vast opportunities to work within a wide range of horticulture settings. You will be guided by our highly skilled, industry current trainers who will help you develop the personal and professional skills required to start your career as a sought-after horticulturist, in an evolving and... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Horticulture AHC30722.
  • Transport and store chemicals (AHCCHM304)
  • Operate machinery and equipment (AHCMOM304)
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders (AHCPMG302)
  • Control weeds (AHCPMG301)
  • Operate pressurised irrigation systems (AHCIRG346)
  • Perform specialist amenity pruning (AHCPGD309)
  • Identify and select plants (AHCPCM308)
  • Contribute to workplace health and safety processes (AHCWHS302)
  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices (AHCWRK320)
  • Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases (AHCCHM307)
  • Implement soil improvements for garden and turf areas (AHCSOL304)
  • Implement a landscape maintenance program (AHCPGD310)
  • Implement a plant nutrition program (AHCPCM305)
  • Implement a propagation plan (AHCNSY313)
  • Prepare growing media (AHCSOL305)
  • Maintain nursery plants (AHCNSY308)
  • Provide information on plants and their culture (AHCPCM306)
AHC30722 - Certificate III in Horticulture

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This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

CHC33021 - Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33021 - Certificate III in Individual Support

43 Ever wanted to make a real difference in the lives of those living with a disability? A career in the community services sector enables you to work within a flexible and rewarding employment environment. With the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), there is no better time to get involved and learn about how you can support people in your community with a range of daily tasks while supporting their independence and quality of life. This course will enable... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33021.
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID011)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Work with people with mental health issues (CHCMHS001)
  • Address the needs of people with chronic disease (CHCCCS001)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (CHCCCS041)
  • Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control (HLTINF006)
  • Support community participation and social inclusion (CHCDIS012)
  • Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach (CHCDIS011)
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS040)
  • Work effectively in disability support (CHCDIS020)
  • Provide individualised support (CHCCCS031)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support (CHCCCS038)
CHC33021 - Certificate III in Individual Support

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This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

AHC33822 - Certificate III in Permaculture

AHC33822 - Certificate III in Permaculture

Are you interested in learning permaculture skills to help make lives, homes and communities more sustainable? We offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in sustainable living in Byron Shire, the green heart of the North Coast. Make like-minded friends in this highly practical course as you gain experience and confidence to transition your life and the lives of others towards a better future. You will learn: Permaculture principles and ethics Integrated plant and animal... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Permaculture AHC33822.
  • Maintain integrated plant and animal systems (AHCPER332)
  • Establish a permaculture system (AHCPER324)
  • Develop recommendations for integrated plant and animal systems (AHCPER414)
  • Communicate permaculture system principles to stakeholders (AHCPER322)
  • Conduct site inspections (AHCWRK322)
  • Select plant and animal species for permaculture systems (AHCPER335)
  • Test, improve and maintain healthy soil in a permaculture system (AHCPER336)
  • Install and maintain permaculture water management systems (AHCPER326)
  • Use the characteristics of plant resilience in a permaculture system (AHCPER323)
  • Mitigate plant pests, diseases and disorders in a permaculture system (AHCPER325)
  • Coordinate preparation and storage of produce from a permaculture system (AHCPER329)
  • Monitor weather conditions (AHCWRK314)
  • Coordinate propagation activities for a permaculture system (AHCPER331)
  • Read and interpret property maps and plans (AHCPER334)
  • Install structures for permaculture systems (AHCPER327)
AHC33822 - Certificate III in Permaculture

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This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

CHC42021 - Certificate IV in Community Services

CHC42021 - Certificate IV in Community Services

Have you always wanted to make a big difference and have a positive impact on others?    A career in community services is extremely rewarding and focuses on changing people's lives for the better. The role of the community service worker is to advocate for people to significantly improve their quality of life, create solutions and programs to address community needs and provide information and support. A career in community services gives you a purpose in life, knowing that you... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42021.
  • Assess co-existing needs (CHCCCS004)
  • Provide advocacy and representation services (CHCADV002)
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (CHCPRP001)
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence (CHCDFV001)
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (CHCADV001)
  • Provide brief interventions (CHCCCS014)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Use communication to build relationships (CHCCOM002)
  • Work with people with mental health issues (CHCMHS001)
  • Engage respectfully with young people (CHCYTH013)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support (CHCCCS038)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context (CHCAOD001)
  • Work within a community development framework (CHCCDE019)
CHC42021 - Certificate IV in Community Services

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This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

BSB30220 - Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business

BSB30220 - Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business

Achieve your dream of operating your own business by developing skills and a broad knowledge base in this specialised qualification. This qualification reflects the role of individuals establishing or carrying on business as a sole trader or contractor, as well as those supporting the establishment of a new venture as part of a larger organisation. This course is ideal for small business owners or those looking to kick start their own business. Gain the skills and knowledge to... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business BSB30220.
  • Engage in workplace communication (BSBXCM301)
  • Investigate business opportunities (BSBESB301)
  • Address compliance requirements for new business ventures (BSBESB305)
  • Organise personal work priorities (BSBPEF301)
  • Organise finances for new business ventures (BSBESB303)
  • Develop and use a personal budget (FNSFLT201)
  • Develop and present business proposals (BSBESB302)
  • Determine resource requirements for new business ventures (BSBESB304)
  • Review and maintain organisation's digital presence (BSBTEC405)
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers (BSBOPS304)
BSB30220 - Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business

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Self paced
Approximately 355 hours
365 maximum days to complete
2024-05-23 2024-05-23
Click the link HERE to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM for Certificate III New Business and Entrepreneurship or call 02 6684 3374 for more information.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Social Media Masterclass - Online Class

Social Media Masterclass - Online Class

Whether you’re new to business or already have a strong online presence, all business owners need to update their social media profiles, decide where they need to be showing up, and ensure their business is shining brightly and truly reflecting their core brand values. Join Kylie Mowbray-Allen, Digital Marketing Coach and Strategist, for a fun and full day auditing your own social presence so you can make informed decisions on where you should focus your efforts. You'll do... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Lomi Lomi Massage Training

Lomi Lomi Massage Training

In this hands-on practical massage training tied with clear-mind focus, you will learn Hawaiian philosophy, intention and flow resulting in the ability to give and receive a one and a half hour massage. Create a sacred and professional work space and share from your heart. Suitable for newbies and experienced therapists. Course Fees Course Fees are fully subsidised for eligible students, a resource fee applies to all enrolments. ACE Program Fee: $0* (plus resource fee of $50) -... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Self-Publishing Overview

Self-Publishing Overview

Keen to publish a book? In this relaxed, introductory course, the author of 21 books—both traditionally and self-published—takes you through some options available for indie authors, from big publishers to DIY sites, with a focus on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (where you format your own eBooks and paperbacks). We’ll also look at literary agents, editors, cover design, barcodes, author bios and online marketing. What to bring Pen and paper Your email log in details and... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Excel Essentials

Excel Essentials

Learn the essential skills to use the spreadsheet for home and office applications. From the basics, including layout, formatting and printing, through to the manipulation of text and numbers, participants will get a thorough grounding in applying this powerful tool to solve a myriad of problems. A working knowledge of the Windows environment is needed. What to bring Pen and paper Students need to use the College provided Windows laptops to access the course training resources... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.