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2012 Courses

CERTIFICATE COURSES Accounting Aged Care Building and Carpentry Business Business Administration Children’s Services Community Services Fitness Home and Community Care Hospitality and Events Information Technology Retail Tourism Training and Assessment

DIPLOMA COURSES Accounting Children’s Services Human Resource Management Management

SHORT COURSES Health Computing Hospitality Workplace Compliance

ADVANCED DIPLOMA COURSES Management VOCATIONAL GRADUATE CERTIFICATE Eco Tourism Management

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2012 Courses Certificate II in Retail

Advantages of choosing Chisholm Chisholm is one of the largest providers of vocational education in Victoria. At any one time there are over 40,000 people developing skills at Chisholm’s six locations in the south east of Melbourne – Bass Coast, Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Frankston and Mornington Peninsula. Located in Wonthaggi, Chisholm’s long-standing commitment to this region has given us unmatched knowledge of the community, organisations and businesses that make the Bass Coast so dynamic. Chisholm Bass Coast offers excellent facilities including: • • • • •

Industry relevant information technology, business and accounting equipment and computer training facilities Modern classrooms with integrated learning resources for hospitality, children’s services and building and construction Wireless network access available throughout the campus Student lounge and library facilities with access to the full range of Chisholm library resources Association with many local businesses and organisations to encourage and promote work placement components in most courses offered

Skills for local industry and the community Chisholm Bass Coast has long established networks with industry bodies and associations. We have partnerships with leading organisations in the region including Bass Coast Shire, Bass Coast Regional Health, Phillip Island Nature Parks, and the RSL Cowes, community services organisations, the hospitality industry and small business. Because we know the area so well, we can custom-design training programs for business or industry and provide contacts and intelligence to be more productive. Many of our experienced staff live in the region and understand both your organisation and your environment. We actively participate with community program groups and activities. Chisholm Bass Coast works collaboratively with Mitchell House delivering Community Kitchen programs – the first community kitchen project in Australia to include a vocational qualification.

• Having access to these facilities and a strong commitment to work placement means students can take the theory learnt in classrooms and apply it in a vocational environment.

Chisholm Bass Coast has also forged a partnership with the Phillip Island Nature Parks offering businesses and the community on the Island courses and training through the Chisholm Education Centre. An exciting range of eco tourism, hospitality and tourism programs has been developed.

Responsive to local needs and supporting the region’s business and industry, our educational delivery and skills training is designed to meet community, employment and business requirements. Courses are also delivered off-site to clients within the region.

We can also provide information about funding programs, incentives and subsidies you may be eligible for, and help with language or literacy requirements to ensure your staff have all the communication skills they need to be an effective part of your workforce.

When you need to gain industry skills, earn a qualification, upskill, advance your career, or treat yourself to a short course, Chisholm Bass Coast can meet your needs.

Our aim is to work with you to give your organisation the edge it needs to maximise its success not only in dollar terms but in building an engaged, competent and motivated workforce.

This course is the standard entry level qualification for those wanting to begin a career in the retail industry. Likely duties for course graduates include interacting with customers, processing sales, merchandising stock control and operating point of sale equipment. The course includes 90 hours of practical placement. Full Time: 6 months Subject Areas Workplace communication, customer service, workplace safety, security, housekeeping, stock control, equipment operation, point of sale, selling techniques, merchandising Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence July Career Opportunities Retail sales assistant, customer service representative, crew member Further Study Options Certificate III in Retail, Certificate IV in Retail Management

Certificate II in Building & Construction (Carpentry)

This is a stand-alone pre-apprenticeship course and provides students with the opportunity to learn the terminology, materials characteristics and properties and construction techniques used in the building and construction industry. It opens up employment opportunities in the building construction and building design industries and offers credit towards apprenticeship courses in carpentry. It is underpinned by industry standard OH&S work practices. First aid and construction induction or ‘white card’ are included in the course. Students do not need an employer to do a pre-apprenticeship course and successful completion of this course will reduce the term of an apprenticeship. Full Time: 18 weeks Part Time: N/A Subject Areas Building structures, calculations for building industry, career studies, communications for building industry, introduction to scaffolding, levelling, quality principles for building industry, safe handling of plant & power tools, workplace document & plans, carpentry hand tools, carpentry power tools, basic setting out, sub-floor framing, wall framing, roof framing, external cladding, installation of door & window frames, interior fixing, introduction to OH&S aspects of demolition, formwork for concrete, industry induction, workplace safety & environmental procedures, basic first aid.

Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Course Commences April Career Opportunities On completion of the Certificate II in Building & Construction (Carpentry), participants will have the skills, knowledge, and ability required to gain an apprenticeship in the carpentry sector of the building and construction industry. Further Study Options Certificate III in Building & Construction (Carpentry) (Apprenticeship)

Certificate I in Information Technology

This course provides students with the basic skills for using a computer at home or in the workplace. The Certificate I in Information Technology is a national qualification consisting of six competencies. To qualify for the award, students must successfully complete all of the units of competence. This course is also offered as part of a Dual Award program with the Certificate III in Financial Services. Full Time: 6 months Part Time: 1 year Flexible Learning This course is available by flexible delivery. Subject Areas Students use the internet, email and Microsoft Office to study a range of applications including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. The training is very practical and provides opportunities to practise and reinforce skills. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February, July and ongoing Career Opportunities Data Entry, Office Administrator, Clerical Assistant, Office Assistant, PC Operator Further Study Options Students may choose to study in Business, Business Administration or Financial Services alternatively they may continue into a Certificate II in Information Technology, Certificate IV in Information Technology. These Certificates are offered at other Chisholm Institute locations.


Certificate II in Business

This course provides entry level training, skills and knowledge to work as a clerical administrative worker in all industries. Participants develop basic office skills. Full Time: 6 months Part Time: 18 months Flexible Learning This course is available by flexible delivery. Subject Areas Students undertake study to develop competencies to work in the business environment including: communication skills, professional work practice, processing and maintaining workplace information, managing workflow, maintaining financial/business records and a range of computing programs and equipment used in the business environment. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February and ongoing Career Opportunities Word Processing Operator, Clerk, Receptionist, Administrative Officer Further Study Options Certificate III in Business Administration, Certificate III in Business

Certificate III in Business Administration

Certificate III in Business Administration provides extensive training for students seeking an administration or office technology position or those intending to proceed to a higher level certificate. The course covers the theoretical and practical skills for employment in administration and office support. The specialist stream available at Bass Coast campus is finance. Full Time: 6 -12 months depending on prior qualifications Part Time: 18 months Flexible Learning This course is offered both in class and/or by flexible learning. It is also offered as part of a Dual Award program with the Certificate I in Information Technology if all requirements are met. Subject Areas Students undertake study in the following areas: customer service, maintaining financial records and processing payroll using MYOB and manual systems, creating and using databases, spreadsheets and electronic presentations, designing and producing text documents, writing simple documents, and OH&S in the workplace. In addition students complete first aid level 2. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements The pre-requisite for Certificate III in Business Administration is the Certificate II in Business or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required

Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February and ongoing Career Opportunities Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Office Administrator, Bookkeeper Further Study Options The Certificate III in Business Administration can lead to study in the Certificate IV in Business Administration and the Diploma in Business Administration. These certificates and diplomas are offered at other Chisholm Institute locations.

Certificate III in Business

The Certificate III in Business provides training, skills and knowledge to work as a clerical administrative worker in all industries. The qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context using some discretion, judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team. Full Time: 6 months Part Time: 12-24 months, depending on the number of modules undertaken. Flexible Learning This course is available both in class and/or by flexible learning. Subject Areas To qualify for the Certificate III in Business, 1 core subject and 11 elective subjects must be completed. Subjects include: Participate in OH&S processes, deliver and monitor a service to customers, maintain financial records (MYOB), create and use databases, create electronic presentations, design and produce text documents, produce spreadsheets, design and produce business documents, produce desktop published documents, organise personal work priorities and development, write simple documents, maintain daily business financial documents, produce simple word processed documents, process payroll, process accounts payable and receivable, maintain a general ledger, develop and use complex spreadsheets, apply first aid, produce text from audio transcription, organise schedules. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements The pre-requisite for Certificate III in Business is the Certificate II in Business or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February and ongoing Career Opportunities Word Processing Operator, Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Accounts Clerk Further Study Options This certificate can lead to specialised Certificate III qualifications, such as the Cert III in Business Administration, or the Cert III in Financial Services, as well as higher certificates such as the Certificate IV in Business.

Certificate IV in Accounting

Procure the skills and knowledge for working at an operational level in bookkeeping, clerical and office administration; including BAS,MYOB and preparing financial statements. The Certificate IV is our new entry level accounting course. Full Time: 12 months Flexible Learning This course is available both in class and/or by flexible delivery. Subject Areas Students undertake study in manual and computerised (MYOB) accounts receivable, BAS, accounts payable, payroll, cash, general ledger, preparation of financial statements, business communication and information technology. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements English language and numeracy skills sufficient to deal with accounting and tax terminology Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February and ongoing Career Opportunities Assistant Accountant, BAS Agent, Bookkeeper, Finance Assistant Further Study Options Diploma of Accounting and Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Diploma of Accounting

The Diploma of Accounting course suits those seeking work at the operational level of bookkeeping, clerical and office administration and those wanting to return to the workforce and upgrade their business skills. Applicants who have already completed the Certificate III in Financial Services or the Certificate IV in Accounting will gain credit towards the Diploma of Accounting and could complete the Diploma in one year parttime. Part Time: 24 months Flexible Learning The course is delivered by a combination of classes and flexible delivery. Students are provided with workbooks and progress at their own pace through the learning program. Students can access teacher support attending optional flexible classes scheduled throughout the year. Subject Areas Students undertake study in professional practice, meeting income and business tax requirements, managing budgets and forecasts, preparing financial reports and statements, implementing and maintaining internal control procedures, providing management accounting information, developing and designing complex spreadsheets. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Certificate III in Financial Services (Accounts Clerical), Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent

Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February and ongoing Career Opportunities Finance Assistant, Finance Manager, Reconciliation Officer, Accountant Assistant, Bookkeeper Further Study Options Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Certificate III in Events and Certificate III in Hospitality (Dual Award)

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in an administrative or operational events support role. Hospitality, event organisation and management take place across the full spectrum of business and community activity, so individuals with this qualification are able to work in a range of organisations. Examples include professional conference organisers, exhibition and event management companies, sporting associations, community organisations, hospitality and cultural venues. Work could also be undertaken in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. Individuals may have some responsibility for others and provide technical advice and support to a team. Full Time: 6 months Part Time: 12 months Flexible Learning The course is delivered by a combination of classes and flexible delivery. Students are provided with workbooks, online training resources and classroom support. Students can access teacher support attending optional flexible classes scheduled throughout the year. Subject Areas Customer service, occupational health and safety, events staging support, food and beverage service, conference organisation and staff training. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February and ongoing Career Opportunities Event assistant, event administrative assistant, event operations assistant, event operative, conference assistant or exhibitions assistant. Various hospitality settings to include: preparing and serving drinks at a bar, preparing and serving espresso coffee and serving food, wine and other beverages at tables. Further Study Options Diploma of Management at Bass Coast or Diploma of Events and Diploma of Hospitality offered at both Frankston and Dandenong campuses.


Certificate III in Tourism

This course provides the skills and knowledge in tourism sales, operations and tour delivery. Work would be undertaken in an office environment or in the field where tourism products are delivered. It is a multiskilled qualification to meet the diverse and varied tourism operations within the region. Full Time: 6 months Part Time: 12 months Flexible Learning The course is delivered by a combination of classes and flexible delivery. Students are provided with workbooks, online training resources and classroom support. Students can access teacher support attending optional flexible classes scheduled throughout the year. Subject Areas Visitor information, customer service skills, occupational health and safety, staff training, tourism products and services, tour commentaries and activities and office administrative procedures. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February and ongoing Career Opportunities Adventure tourism, tour guide, tourism administrative officer Further Study Options Diploma of Management at Bass Coast or Diploma of Tourism or Advanced Diploma of Tourism offered at Dandenong and Frankston campuses

Certificate III in Fitness

The Certificate III in Fitness program is designed to provide all of the theoretical and practical skills required to perform the duties of a Gym Instructor in an Industry setting. Student’s will develop skills in client orientation and testing, program development, nutrition and exercise prescription. The course is nationally recognised and meets all criteria to gain registration with Fitness Australia or Kinnect Australia. Full Time: 5 months Subject Areas ???????????? ANYTHING HERE ?????? Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Must be 18 to obtain registration with either Fitness Australia or Kinnect Australia. Courses Commence March Career Opportunities Fitness Instructor, Group Exercise Instructor Further Study Options Certificate IV in Fitness

Certificate IV in Fitness

The Certificate IV program builds on the knowledge developed in Certificate III in Fitness. This course specialises in units required to perform the skills specific to a Personal Trainer. Students develop knowledge specific to innovative equipment, nutrition and weight control, and delivering personal training sessions. The course also includes the units required to gain recognition as a children and young adolescent trainer and an older adult’s trainer. Full Time: 5 months Subject Areas ???????????? ANYTHING HERE ?????? Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Certificate III in Fitness or current registration as a Fitness Instructor with either Fitness Australia or Kinnect Australia. Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Must be 18 to obtain registration with either Fitness Australia or Kinnect Australia. Courses Commence August Career Opportunities Fitness Instructor, Gymnasium Supervisor/Administrator, Personal Trainer

Certificate III in Children’s Services

This course offers basic training for people in roles supporting qualified staff to provide education programs and quality care for young children. It includes training for centre-based, out-ofschool hours, family day care and nanny roles, caring for infants and children up to 12 years. Full Time: 12 months Part Time: 24 months Subject Areas Students undertake study to prepare for working with children including: child development, caring for children and babies, planning play activities, illness, accidents and emergencies and level 2 first aid. Students also complete subjects in teamwork and communications, working with families and working effectively with diversity. In addition, students undertake practical placement totalling 240 hours in childcare services settings such as long day care centres and kindergartens. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Minimum age requirement is 16 years or applicants who are already working in a child care centre or mature age entry with relevant study or industry experience. Applicants are interviewed and places offered in the course based on suitability for employment in the children’s services field. Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required. Courses Commence February

Career Opportunities Child Care Centre Assistant, Family Day Care Giver, Kindergarten Assistant, Nanny Roles, Caring for Infants and Children up to 12 years, School-Aged Care Assistant Further Study Options Diploma of Children’s Services

Diploma of Children’s Services

If you have a Certificate or Associate Diploma in Children’s Services, Social Sciences or Out of School Hours Care you can now upskill to the Diploma. This course prepares and develops competent, qualified childcare personnel who are able to plan and provide care and education for infants and children up to 12 years of age in a variety of children’s services roles. Diploma level graduates take on senior positions in many centres and, with practical experience, can progress to management level. Part Time: 24 months Subject Areas Child development and research, health care and emergency care, children with additional needs, teamwork and communication, leadership and professionalism, program planning, children’s creative and learning experience, legal and ethical studies, managing occupational health and safety, working effectively with families, promoting inclusivity. In addition, students undertake 560 hours of practical placement over the two years in children’s services setting. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Certificate III in Children’s Services or equivalent Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Placement may require students to travel out of the local district. Students working in a childcare setting may use this experience to meet the placement requirements.

Courses Commence February Career Opportunities Kindergartens, School Holiday Programs, Occasional Care Centres, Before and After School Care, Family Day Care Carer, Child Care Supervisor Further Study Options Bachelor in Early Childhood Studies ** Federal initiatives may also reduce the cost of your course.

Certificate III in Aged Care Work/ Certificate III in Home and Community Care

This course is designed to provide multi skilled training for personal care workers in residential care facilities such as hostels, nursing homes and other supported residential services and Home and Community Care support. It provides graduates with a nationally recognised qualification. Training combines both theoretical study and practical experience in the industry. Full Time: 12 months Part Time: 18 – 24 months Subject Areas Students study a range of subjects in aged care and home and community care (HACC) including: the ageing process, aged care services, providing services to the aged, safety procedures and OHS, communication skills, organisational policies, procedures and programs, working with clients and colleagues, cultural diversity and aged care and HACC information requirements. Students also undertake an orientation to disability and mental health work and complete level 2 first aid. In addition students undertake 120 hours of practical placement in an aged care residential services setting. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300


Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February Career Opportunities Personal Care work in various residential care facilities, Dementia Care, Home Care Worker, Personal Carer Further Study Options Certificate IV in Aged Care Work, Certificate IV in Disability, Certificate IV in Community Services (Leisure and Health)

Certificate II in Community Services Work

This course is designed as a preparatory course for people interested in working in the community services field. It provides a broad introduction to working in community services and is a pathway into more advanced qualifications in community services. Part Time: 6 months Subject Areas Students study a range of subjects as an introduction to community services including: features of the community services sector, communication skills, organisational policies, procedures and programs, working with others, cultural diversity and basic administrative duties. In addition there are a number of specialist subjects including orientation to disability and mental health work, safe food handling practices and first aid. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence July Career Opportunities Community Services Work Further Study Options Certificate III in Aged Care, Certificate III in Children’s Services, Certificate IV in Community Services Work, Youth Work, Disability Work, Alcohol and Other Drugs work, Leisure and Health.

Certificate IV in Community Services Work

This course is designed to train community workers to provide a range of services for clients and implement health promotion and community interventions in workplaces such as community based organisations, residential rehabilitation and outreach services. At the completion of this qualification students will be able to design and deliver programs that enhance individual and group wellbeing. Training combines both theoretical study and practical experience in the industry. Full Time: 12 months Part Time: 24 months

Subject Areas Community development framework, co-ordinate the provision of services and programs, work within a legal and ethical framework, respond holistically to client issues, work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers, maintain an effective work environment, maintain organisation’s information systems, participate in safety procedures for direct care work, orientation to mental health work, orientation to disability work, orientation to alcohol and other drugs work, Level 2 First Aid, provide care support which is responsive to the specific nature of dementia. In addition, students undertake 200 hours of supervised practical placement in a community services setting. Placement may require students to travel out of the local district. Students who wish to specialise in youth work, disability or alcohol and other drugs can complete some modules within the Certificate IV in Community Services Work and apply for credit toward specialist programs offered elsewhere. Application Procedures Contact Chisholm Bass Coast on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirements Have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent Good reading, writing and communication skills are required Interview and numeracy and literacy assessment may be required Courses Commence February Career Opportunities Detoxification Worker, Outreach Officer, Case Worker, Mental Health Worker, Domestic Violence Worker, Drug and Alcohol Counsellor, Health Education Officer, Community Support Worker, Drug and Alcohol Worker, Welfare Support Worker, Family Support Worker Further Study Options Graduates from the Certificate IV in Community Services Work will gain credit towards a range of Diploma level courses in the community services field.

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment covers the knowledge and skills required to plan and deliver training and undertake assessment in the workplace and classroom environment within the National VET (Vocational Education and Training) sector. This is the qualification required to teach adults in the VET sector. Part Time: 9 months Subject Areas Policy and professional practice in the VET sector, using training packages and competencies to meet client needs, designing and delivery training for groups and individuals in class settings and the workplace, designing and undertaking assessment. Application Procedures Contact Bass Coast Campus on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirement Basic computer skills, internet access and good literacy skills Interview may be required Courses Commence February

Career Opportunities TAFE teacher, Training Administrator, Training Coordinator, Training Officer Further Study Options Diploma of Training and Assessment, Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (VET) Practice

Diploma of Management Diploma of Human Resource Management

These innovative Diploma programs provide a new learning experience in further education. By recognising your existing skills and knowledge, these programs allow you to achieve nationally recognised qualifications in an accelerated timeframe. The Diploma of Management and the Diploma of Human Resource Management are structured around a series of management topics and feature work based projects, discussion forums and online facilitation, which further recognises your experience. Part Time: 12 months Subject Areas These courses aim to develop management skills in the areas of project management, people management, leadership, finance, occupational health and safety and human resources. Application Procedures Contact Bass Coast Campus on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirement There are no formal entrance requirements for this course. However this course is best suited to those with industry experience and formal or informal experience at team leader level. Courses Commence February and ongoing Career Opportunities Business Management, Business Operator, Frontline Manager, Small Business Owner, Human Resource Team Leader. Further Study Options Advanced Diploma of Management Traineeships are available in both qualifications and federal initiatives may reduce the cost of your course. To find out more about these programs contact Chisholm Bass Coast on 5671 2300.

Advanced Diploma of Management

Take responsibility at a senior management level with the skills you learn in this course. The course focuses on two main areas: strategic leadership in the organisation and managing the organisation through development and change. Part Time: 12 months Subject Areas Organisational change, Strategic planning, compliance management, business planning, marketing plans, sustainability policy and procedures and organisational leadership. Application Procedures Contact Bass Coast Campus on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirement Preference will be given to those who have a Diploma of Management or competency in the majority of units required for the Diploma of Management. Those with substantial vocational experience without a formal qualification may be considered.

Courses Commence February and ongoing Career Opportunities Area Manager, Business Development Business Manager, Department Manager, Frontline Manager, Product Manager, Small Business Owner/Manager. Further Study Options Vocational Graduate Certificate in Eco-Tourism Management at Bass Coast in Collaboration with Phillip Island Nature Parks.

Vocational Graduate Certificate in Ecotourism Management

Visitor demand for Australia’s nature based tourism is booming. Enhance your existing ecotourism and business management skills with this unique new higher qualification and take advantage of a growing market. Course is a combination of online study, field work and research. It features two residential study components at Phillip Island nature Parks. 2 X 1 week residential placements plus online Delivery Location Combination of online study, field work and research with supervision and support from Chisholm Bass Coast. The residential project components will be held at held at the Phillip Island Nature Parks. Subject Areas Strategic business plans, risk management strategy, sustainability management, environmental sciences and research for ecotourism enterprises, community and stakeholder engagement strategies. Application Procedures Contact Bass Coast Campus on (03) 5671 2300 Entrance Requirement Suitable for people currently working in ecotourism, conservation, sustainability, zoo, tourism, hospitality or other tourist attractions. Minimum five years industry experience or diploma or above qualification in relevant industry. Courses Commence March and October Career Opportunities Conservation Officer, Ecotourism Operations Manager, Supervisor in Resort or Hotel Management, sustainability Manager, Tourism Officer at Local Council, Wildlife Sanctuary Manager, Zoo supervisor/Manager.


Degrees

Chisholm is increasingly offering new, specifically-designed degrees – developed in collaboration with industry experts – in fields where higher theoretical and practical qualifications are in growing demand. Check online at www.chisholm.edu.au for up-to-the-minute developments.

Fees Fees are calculated by the length of the course and how many hours you will study. Some courses have different fee arrangements. Please check when enrolling as fees are established by government, reviewed regularly and may change.

Choose your qualification Skills creation courses (Certificates I and II)

These help you develop basic skills and knowledge for the workplace across many industries. They can also lead to further study. You might choose one of these because you wish to undertake basic training in an industry area - either because you need to use the skills straight away in the workplace – or because you want to prepare to start work in that industry. Entrance Requirements: These vary for individual courses. Length: Up to one year full time with a range of flexible part time options to suit your needs. Recognition of Prior Learning or ‘skills recognition’ (including credit transfer) can help you get a full or part qualification saving you time and money.

Skills building courses (Certificates III and IV)

These courses will give you sound general or workplace skills as well as a knowledge base that incorporates theoretical concepts, and can also lead directly to higher level qualifications. You may wish to study at this level so you can enter a skilled trade or practise an occupation that calls for skills and knowledge beyond the basic level. Qualifications at this level may also provide entry to licensed or otherwise regulated skilled occupations. Entrance Requirements: Varies according to the program, but could include a trade certificate, VCE/VCAL, or sufficient industry experience. Length: At least one year full time with a range of flexible part time options to suit your needs. Recognition of Prior Learning or ‘Skills Recognition’ (including credit transfer) can help you get a full or part qualification saving you time and money.

Skills Deepening courses

These are for you if you are moving up to a higher level within an industry area you already work in, or if you want to enter employment at a more skilled, specialised or paraprofessional level.

Many Chisholm courses are government subsidised. In 2012 the government may pay 65% to 90% of the cost of your training, if you are eligible. You (or your employer) will still pay some tuition fees depending on the course category – ranging from 10% to 30% of the course cost.

Diploma

This will give you advanced skills and knowledge across a broad range of technical and/or management functions. In some cases, a diploma can be credited towards the first year of a university degree. VET FEE HELP is available for diploma courses at Chisholm. Pre-Requisites: VCE/VCAL or sufficient industry experience. Length: Up to two years full time with a range of flexible part time options to suit your needs. Recognition of Prior Learning or ‘Skills Recognition’ (including credit transfer) can help you get a full or part qualification saving you time and money.

Advanced Diploma

This higher level TAFE qualification gives you more specialised skills and knowledge of greater complexity where you are able to appraise, synthesise, manage and evaluate workplace situations. VET FEE HELP is available for advanced diploma courses at Chisholm. Pre-Requisites: VCE/VCAL, diploma or sufficient workplace experience. Length: Up to two years full time with a range of flexible part time options to suit your needs. Recognition of Prior Learning or ‘Skills Recognition’ (including credit transfer) can help you get a full or part qualification saving you time and money.

Vocational Graduate Certificates

These courses are designed for diploma or degree graduates of other disciplines, or people with substantial work experience, who wish to further their knowledge and broaden their skills through study that applies theory to practice, and is directly related to real industry needs. These qualifications may also qualify you for membership of various industry associations. Recognition of Prior Learning or ‘Skills Recognition’ (including credit transfer) can help you get a full or part qualification saving you time and money.

Notice there is a minimum fee - and that the fees are capped so that there is a maximum you pay no matter how many hours of training you undertake. In addition to tuition fees, there will usually be some other costs, such as a services and amenities fee; and you may have to buy some equipment. Some courses are full fee paying (sometimes called fee-forservice) and are not government funded. To help, Chisholm can offer eligible students VET FEE HELP loans or Staged Payment Plans. Current fees will be in the online course description, and you can contact the relevant teaching department for clarification. Course Category Minimum Maximum Concession Course Category

Minimum

Maximum

Concession

Foundation Skills

$50

$500

$50

Skills Creation

$105

$875

$105

Apprenticeships

$58

$923

$58

Traineeships/ Skills Building

$187.50

$1,250

$187.50

Skills Deepening

$375*

$2,500

$100#

* Minimum fee not a concession fee # Diploma, advanced diploma. Concession eligibility criteria apply. For some courses at Chisholm you will need to pay the full fee yourself - details are available from teaching departments.

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Student Advisory Services Free access to services like: • • • • • •

Careers counselling and employment assistance Support for students with disabilities Accommodation assistance Personal counselling Advocacy on a range of matters Financial advice

CONTACTS

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