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Training for Indigenous People

CRICOS Provider No. 03020E

Program Guide 2013


NT S TE CO N 04 Why you should study with us 05 Student profile 06 justice and business 08 community services 09 visual arts 10 education 14 How to apply for enrolment 15 Campus map Q

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Information and courses contained within this booklet are correct as at June 2012 and are subject to change at any time without notice. For up to date information call 13 72 48 or visit southbank.edu.au Southbank Institute of Technology Program Guide 2013 3


Why you should study with us Southbank Institute of Technology

You are our number 1.  hether you are just starting out on your post-school W study, up-skilling for your current career, or changing your career to discover a new you, we are here to assist you on your journey as your teacher, your support team and your lifelong-learning partner.

COURSES THAT MATTER. Our courses are designed to help you develop the skill set you need to not only achieve the job you want, but to achieve ongoing success in today’s fast-changing work environment. We focus on practical, industry-relevant training so you graduate as a valuable asset to your employer - job-ready, capable and confident. At SBIT you can choose to study from a broad range of program areas including health sciences, engineering, digital media and IT, hospitality and tourism, creative industries, business services, science and more. And if you want to study further, there are over 250 pathways from our courses to major universities that award credit for SBIT studies.

Top teachers. I magine having industry knowledge ‘on tap’. Enter our learning spaces and that’s what you get. Our teachers are respected and experienced industry professionals who are passionate about passing their knowledge down the line to you. Time after time our students tell us how much they appreciate our dedicated teaching staff – they were born to teach, and they are here for you.

Where to from here? Visit southbank.edu.au for detailed information on courses and study options, or contact us on 13 72 48. Grab a copy of our Student Guide for a heads-up on our support services and facilities or find it online at southbank.edu.au/studentguide. Then follow the enrolment process outlined in the back of this brochure – we are waiting here to welcome you! Like us on Facebook SBITBrisbane Follow us on Twitter @SBITBrisbane

Location, location, location. You couldn’t want for a better location than SBIT. Our sparkling new campus is equipped to provide you with a world class education in a world class teaching environment. On your door step you have the South East Busway, South Bank Railway Station, CityCat and all the cultural and café vibrancy of South Bank’s riverside parklands. And just a short hop away – Brisbane CBD to one side, and the great vibe of West End to the other.

84.2%* of Southbank Institute of Technology graduates go on to further study or secure a job.

*Source: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2011 Summary of Graduate Outcomes.


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“Participating in the Certificate IV TAE program gave me the opportunity and avenue to increase my personal goal to achieve my present aspirations of teaching and training Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. During the program I was able to learn many theory based principles of adult learning techniques and I learned a lot about how I learn.� Paula Dewis, Certificate IV in TAE, Student (now Teacher).

Paula Dewis STUDENT PROFILE


Training for Indigenous People Justice and Business

Diploma of Justice (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)* Course No

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Entry criteria For entry into the course, applicants need to be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (as defined in Abstudy guidelines).

You can enrol in the above diploma or the pathway course below. Successful completion guarantees direct entry, with study credits, into the university degree without the need to re-apply through QTAC. Course No

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QTAC code 155490

Diploma of Justice (A&TSI) / Bachelor of Justice (QUT)

Career opportunities: Graduates of this Diploma will be eligible to work in justice and related public sector departments in the following areas: corrective and community services, Department of Emergency Services, customs and immigration control or police. Description: Put your legal career into safe hands with extensive preparation for employment in the area of State and Federal law enforcement. This course has been developed to provide you with a sound understanding of criminal and civil justice systems and the techniques and skills to provide guidance and counselling to others. You will gain job ready skills, knowledge and experience for employment in a diverse range of positions in corrective and community services, customs and immigration control. The course has been tailored to ensure you gain job-ready skills, and knowledge integral to successful articulation into the higher education sector. Some of the key areas of study include how to:

SBIT’s Diploma of Justice program has been developed to provide an understanding of the many facets of the Queensland and federal justice systems. The course helps to ensure that graduates are job-ready and possess the skills and knowledge integral to successful articulation intothe higher education sector.

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analyse criminal and civil justice systems provide assistance to A&TSI people accessing the justice system support A&TSI people in the justice system protect the safety an welfare of A&TSI offenders manage successful cultural practice for justice workers apply the Queensland Criminal Code manage ethical and accountability responsibilities and responsibilities in the justice system prepare information for justice processes and facilitate court orders.

Further study options: SBIT has built links with many universities including QUT and Griffith to give you more options for further study. This means you can benefit from direct entry into university and get a dual qualification in almost the same time it takes to gain a degree. Your studies will combine practical skills and theoretical knowledge that will hold great appeal to potential employers.

* The Diploma of Justice (A and TSI) program will be changing for 2013. Please refer to the website for up-to-date information.


Certificate III in Business

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For entry into the course, preference is given to prospective learners of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (as defined in Abstudy guidelines) who meet the basic entry criteria as determined by our short selection test. Other students are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.

Career opportunities: Graduates learn the skills for employment as a receptionist, secretary, personal assistant, word processing operator, computer operator, administrative assistant, clerical officer. Description: Take the next step in your business career with a course designed to provide Foundation training for officerelated roles. You will learn the practical skills necessary for employment in office and administrative fields. This course is designed for a variety of learners from young people looking for basic business knowledge through to mature persons looking to refresh their knowledge of modern office techniques to help you re-enter the workforce. Some of the key areas of learning in this course include: ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■

creating and using databases creating electronic presentations advanced communication strategies working effectively with diversity writing simple documents organising workplace information.

further study options: Diploma of Business (including the nested Certificate IV in Business) or Diploma of Management. These diploma courses have a variety of articulation arrangements to university degree courses.

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TRAINING FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLE – Justice and Business

By blending practical experience with current business theory our industry experienced, qualified teachers and supportive learning environment will help ensure you reach your career goals.


Training for Indigenous People Community Services and Visual Arts

Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work

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1 year (full-time)

For entry into this course, applicants will be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (as defined in Abstudy guidelines) and have completed Year 12 or equivalent. Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies as determined by our short selection test and suitability for employment in the area of welfare and community development.

You can enrol in the above diploma or the pathway course below. Successful completion guarantees direct entry, with study credits, into the university degree without the need to re-apply through QTAC. Course No

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QTAC codes 155412

Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work / Bachelor of Human Services (USQ)

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Diploma of Family Intake and Support / Bachelor of Sciences (Psychology) (USQ)

Career opportunities: Assessor, case co-ordinator, case manager, client service assessor, co-ordinator, family services co-ordinator, welfare worker, social welfare worker, early intervention co-ordinator, local area co-ordinator, local support co-ordinator, program manager, program/service coordinator, community worker.

“The teachers were beyond supportive and they gave up a lot of their time for students that were struggling or needed extra help. I would recommend SBIT as a starting point for anyone that is interested in getting a kick-start in their career and doing so in a supportive and friendly environment.” Leesa Eggmolesse, Student Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work.

Description: During this course you will be prepared to assist Indigenous individuals, families and groups with social, emotional and financial difficulties. The course will provide you with the most advanced social services training for employment in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. You will learn industry ready skills needed to enter a supervisory role in the promotion of health, mental, spiritual and cultural well being with a community development focus. ■■ ■■

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work within a legal and ethical framework work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers operate in a Family Law environment recognise and respond to domestic and family violence provide support services to clients utilise specialist communication skills to build strong relationships.

This is the perfect course to help you discover a real sense of belonging to your community. Further study options: SBIT has built links with many universities including QUT and GU to give you more options for further study. This means you can benefit from direct entry into university and get a dual qualification in almost the same time it takes to gain a degree. Your studies will combine practical skills and theoretical knowledge that will hold great appeal to potential employers.


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6 months (fulltime)

For entry into the course, applicants will be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (as defined in Abstudy guidelines).

Career opportunities: The Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts will help prepare you for a diverse range of entry level occupations in the visual arts, craft and design industries including; Assistant in Community Arts Facility, Freelance Work or Artist at Artist Run Studio. Description: Studying the Certificate IV in A&TSI Cultural Arts will provide you with knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal painting techniques, drawing, design, ceramics and screen printing. As an Indigenous artist you will develop your skills across a variety of traditional and modern media. Plus, you will gain important business skills to help you work in a community arts organisation or as a self-employed artist. The structure of the course allows you to develop your skills in a variety of specialisations and media. Specialisations covered in the course include: ■■ ■■ ■■

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concept development applying drawing, painting and print techniques research and experiment with different drawing, painting and print techniques further your understanding of Cultural Identity develop and apply knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (A&TSI) Arts Practice develop work to express your Identity select and prepare work for exhibition.

It’s the perfect course to bring a colourful history to life. Further study options: Diploma of Visual Arts. The Cultural Arts course offers more than just training to develop as an artist in drawing, painting or printing. It helps you express and enhance your understanding of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural identity.

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Training for Indigenous People EDUCATION

Certificate Diploma ofIV Marketing in Education * (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Entry criteria

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1-2 years (part-time)

Career opportunities: Graduates of this course (QUT) will be Diploma of Marketing / Bachelor of Business QTAC codes qualified 155658 to work as a general teacher’s aide, community 155657 library administrative and/or technology assistant teacher, QTAC codes liaison Diplomaofficer. of Marketing / Bachelor of Business (USQ) and cultural 155659 155660

“It’s wonderful to see the changes in the parents, (as a result of studying the Cert III or IV in Education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders) because they now have the confidence to support their children, and seeing mum and dad improving themselves gives the children something to look up to.” Judyann Towell, Indigenous Project Coordinator, Woodridge North State School.

Description: Make an impact in the lives of school QTAC codes Diploma of Marketing / Bachelor of Business students for an (USQ) educational role in Aboriginal 155661 by training Administration and Torres Strait Islander communities. This course provides 155662 you with knowledge and practical skills needed to work in an educational service providing support to students and Career opportunities: Assistant marketing manager, colleagues in linemanager, with industry and Aboriginal andsales Torres product / brand marketing coordinator, Strait Islander cultural service protocols. coordinator, customer officer, promotions coordinator. On completion of this course you will be able to work effectively in anAs educational environment Description: a student of this courseproviding you will develop assistance within knowledge early childhood, primary, secondary, library industry relevant and skills to operate successfully and informationenvironment. technology administration and community in a marketing You will gain essential work recreation environments. You will be ready able totoprovide ready marketing and business skills apply intutor the support fororpeers, students and parentsstudies and be at equipped to workplace the foundation for further university. act as a cultural liaison officer assisting in development of community school partnerships. This course and is structured to allow you to carry out a range of work based activities such as: Some of the key areas of learning in this course include: ■■ market profiling and analysing customer behaviour ■■■ support conducting, analysingofand presenting market research ■ the teaching literacy and numeracy ■■■ assist developing domestic and international marketing plansarts ■ children to express themselves through creative ■■■ develop reviewingand andapply maintaining websites electronic ■ the knowledge of and science marketing communications ■■ monitor children’s behaviour ■■ reviewing marketing activity and financial reporting. ■■ apply action research to planning and learning experiences for children Further study options: We have built links with many ■ ■ develop work practices accommodate cultural identity universities including QUTtoand Griffith to give you more ■ ■ identify and respond to children and young people at risk. options for further study. Enrolling in one of the marketing pathway courses above provides you with a seamless entry Further study options: Diploma of Education (Aboriginal into the respective university course and credit of up to one and Torres Strait Islander). year of study at university. On completion of your study you’ll have two qualifications plus great practical skills and theoretical knowledge from your vocational and university studies. * The Certificate IV in Education (A & TSI) program will be changing for 2013. Please refer to the website for up-to-date information.


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Certificate III in Education * (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)

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1-2 years (part-time)

For entry into the course, applicants need to be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (as defined in Abstudy guidelines) or parent of an Indigenous child or Non-Indigenous person who has a willingness to work with Indigenous students in the classroom. Entry is not restricted by formal educational requirements. Applicants will be interviewed to determine entry level, literacy and numeracy skills and disposition towards children.

Career opportunities: Teacher aide or assistant. Description: Help others to reach their potential by training to work in an educational role in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The Certificate III in Education will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to work as an employee in educational services. You will learn how to support students and colleagues in line with industry and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural protocols. On completion of the course you will be able to provide general teaching and learning assistance within early childhood, primary, secondary, library, information technology, administration and community recreation environments. You will also learn how to provide tutor support to peers, students and parents. Some of the key areas of learning in this course include: ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■

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developing workplace literacy and numeracy word processing and PowerPoint promoting partnerships between school and community how to support the development of children communicating with children in a learning environment providing experiences to support children’s play and learning delivering services / activities to stimulate children’s development and enhancing their leisure further developing your understanding of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity.

Further study options: Certificate IV in Education (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander).

“The School of Indigenous Australian Peoples (SIAP) were very supportive and provided me the access to apply my learning from the program in a practical sense as a teacher and for this I am most grateful for the chance to develop my teaching skills.” Paula Dewis, Certificate IV in TAE, Student (now Teacher).

* The Certificate III in Education (A & TSI) program will be changing for 2013. Please refer to the website for up-to-date information.

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Training for Indigenous People EDUCATION (continued)

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) PT Course No

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TAE40110-1 Day and even- There are no specific entry requireing classes are ments, however it is anticipated that applicants will have access to available: a workplace in which to conduct training and assessment. Basic 14 weeks - 1 computer skills are required and full day per some knowledge of PowerPoint week would be advantageous. Students who have successfully completed the TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment can apply for Credit Transfer towards the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. The number of units available for Credit Transfer depends on the electives undertaken in the TAA40104.

Career opportunities: This course provides the minimum requirement for employment in training and assessment within a registered training provider or an enterprise trainer, assessor or training needs analyst. Description: this course has been developed to help you gain the competencies required to work in a range of roles in a vocational education and training organisation. Individuals studying this qualification usually possess vocational competence (work experience) in a specific industry or technical area. They are looking to gain experience and specific skills to facilitate training and assessment in their area of experience. Three main domains identified within the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment are:

“The professionalism and structure of SBIT, right from the first phone call to completing my chosen course has been an enjoyable, rewarding and a practical experience for me.” Simon Buist , Student Certificate IV in TAE 2012.

1. Learning design – designing learning processes and learning products that enable the learner to learn 2. Delivery and facilitation – managing, guiding, facilitating and monitoring the learning process and providing a meaningful learning experience 3. Assessment – measuring progress in learning and judging whether competence has been demonstrated. Further study options: Successful completion of this program may assist students to gain entry into further study programs and/or may contribute towards study credits.


TRAINING FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLE – Education (Continued)

The School of Indigenous Australian Peoples was established 30 years ago with the vital support of local elders, the Indigenous Community Advisory Council and government.

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How to enrol Application stage Select your course

Contact Student Administration To confirm the most recent course information, phone 13 72 48, or go to southbank.edu.au

Pathways to university* Southbank Institute of Technology has partnered with major Queensland universities to provide articulation pathways from diplomas and advanced diplomas into their degree courses. So if you didn’t get the right OP it’s not the end of the world. By completing a diploma or advanced diploma at SBIT, you can improve your OP score and increase your chances of securing a place at university. For more information visit southbank.edu.au/pathways.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) RPL is a process that allows the competencies you already possess to be recognised (regardless of how you obtained them) with a formal qualification. These might include skills you picked up on the job or from other life experiences that do not necessarily include formal training. For more information visit southbank.edu.au/rpl.

Apply for your selected course through either:

(Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre)

Southbank Institute of Technology

To apply, visit qtac.edu.au

To apply, phone 13 72 48

QTAC

Check the on-line course brochure on southbank.edu.au to find out if you need to apply through QTAC or directly to SBIT.

Enrolment stage Once you have received acceptance, go to southbank.edu.au or phone 13 72 48 to enrol in your subjects. View the ‘show me’ video at southbank.edu.au/howtoenrol for full details about enrolling online.

Secure your enrolment Pay your fees before the course commences to secure your enrolment. Limited places are available in most courses.

Career and Employment Resource Centre Make sure you visit our Career and Employment Resource Centre. Aside from an array of career and employment resources, you will find qualified and experienced Career Counsellors who can help you with information and advice on future career and employment options. Prospective and current students are welcome. The Centre is open Monday to Friday and is located in the campus heart, just off Ernest Street.

FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP At SBIT you can access the Federal Government’s student loan schemes. FEE-HELP assists full fee paying students to pay for all or part of their tuition fees. Eligible students can use FEE-HELP at SBIT for the Associate Degree in Civil Engineering. VET FEE-HELP assists eligible full fee paying students to pay for all or part of their tuition fees when studying an approved VET course of study at the diploma, advanced diploma, vocational graduate certificate or vocational graduate diploma level. For more information visit southbank.edu.au/feehelp and southbank.edu.au/vetfeehelp.

Info Evening Keep your eye on southbank.edu.au for details on our annual Info Evening. This event provides you with the opportunity to meet our teachers face-to-face, tour our world-class learning facilities and seek answers to all of your questions.

*University abbreviations: ACU

Australian Catholic University National

QUT

Queensland University of Technology

BOND Bond University

SCU

Southern Cross University The University of Queensland

CQUni Central Queensland University

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CSU

Charles Sturt University

USC University of the Sunshine Coast

GU

Griffith University

USQ University of Southern Queensland


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