VET Delivered To Secondary Schools | Foundation Learning Centre

VET Delivered To Secondary Schools

VET Delivered To Secondary Schools

Foundation Learning Centre

A Vocational Education & Training course is a nationally accredited training course in technical and job related skills, covering a large number of careers and industries such as trades, office or community services work, retail, hospitality and technology.

Foundation Learning Centre offer students a range of VET courses in a variety of industry areas, including Community Services, Early Childhood, Business, Retail, Animal Studies and Salon Assistant. Students are able to select one of these that are run from our centre, to study as part of their VCAL.

Foundation College VCAL students are welcome to select an external VET course operated from another RTO if they are after a specific skill.

Students who wish to undertake a VET course at Foundation Learning Centre as part of their VCAL or VCE will need to contact their home school VET Coordinator to make these arrangements.

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ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies (current)

Take the nationally accredited Certificate II in Animal Studies and start your career as an animal attendant in an animal shelter or veterinary clinic. Turn your passion for animals into a career as you gain practical skills and build industry relationships.

Through theoretical and practical coursework, you will learn to:

  • Provide care to a range of animals
  • Monitor and maintain animal health
  • Practice hygiene and infection control
  • Respond to expectations of pet owners
  • Understand what is required in running a small companion animal business

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • The pre-requisite course to undertake a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
  • Strong foundation to continue your studies
UNITUNIT NAMECORE / ELECTIVE
ACMGAS201Work in the animal care industryC
ACMGAS202Participate in workplace communicationsC
ACMGAS203Complete animal care hygiene routinesC
ACMGAS204Feed and water animalsC
ACMSUS201Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesC
ACMWHS201Participate in workplace health and safety processesC
ACMGAS205Assist in health care of animalsC
ACMGAS206Provide basic first aid for animalsC
ACMGAS208Source information for animal care needsE
ACMGAS209Provide information on companion animals, products and servicesE
ACMSPE304Provide basic care of domestic dogsE
ACMSPE305Provide basic care of domestic catsE


PROGRAM LENGTH
TWO YEAR COURSE – VETDSS
This program is delivered over the course of two academic school years. Weekly classes delivered face-to-face with learning activities completed online.


PATHWAYS
Students completing this course can continue on to ACM30117 Certificate III in Animal Studies, ACM30217 Certificate III in Animal Technology or ACM40412 Certificate VI in Veterinary Nursing, or undertake work within the animal care industry.

 

Click here to view the ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies flyer for VETDSS >

ACM20121 Certificate II in Animal Care (new)

Take the nationally accredited Certificate II in Animal Studies and start your career as an animal attendant in an animal shelter or veterinary clinic. Turn your passion for animals into a career as you gain practical skills and build industry relationships.

Through theoretical and practical coursework, you will learn to:

  • Provide care to a range of animals
  • Monitor and maintain animal health
  • Practice hygiene and infection control
  • Respond to expectations of pet owners
  • Understand what is required in running a small companion animal business

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • The pre-requisite course to undertake a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
  • Strong foundation to continue your studies
UNITUNIT NAMECORE / ELECTIVEHOURS
ACMWHS201Participate in workplace health and safety processesC40
ACMGEN201Work in the Animal Care industryC30
ACMGEN203Feed and water animalsC40
ACMSUS201Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesC20
BSBCMM211Apply communication skillsC40
ACMGEN202Complete animal care hygiene routinesC30
ACMGEN309Provide basic animal first aidE40
ACMGEN204Assist in health care of animalsC40
ACMGEN205Source and provide information for animal care needsE40
ACMBEH302Provide enrichment for animalsE40
ACMSPE320Provide general care of mammalsE40
ACMSPE321Provide general care on non-venomous reptilesE40


PROGRAM LENGTH
TWO YEAR COURSE – VETDSS
This program is delivered over the course of two academic school years. Weekly classes delivered face-to-face with learning activities completed online.


PATHWAYS
Students completing this course can continue on to ACM30117 Certificate III in Animal Studies, ACM30217 Certificate III in Animal Technology or ACM40412 Certificate VI in Veterinary Nursing, or undertake work within the animal care industry.

 

Click here to view the ACM20121 Certificate II in Animal Care flyer for VETDSS >

BSB20115 Certificate II in Business

Prepare yourself for the workplace with this comprehensive business fundamentals program covering the practical skills, knowledge and software necessary for entry-level business administration roles.

  • Cover a range of business topics to build entry level administration skills
  • Develop organisation skills to help you be more effective and productive in any workplace
  • Build a strong foundation for future business studies

UNIT

UNIT NAME

CORE /
ELECTIVE

BSBCMM201

Communicate in the workplace

E

BSBCUS201

Deliver a service to customers

E

BSBIND201

Work effectively in a business environment

E

BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

E

BSBITU211

Produce digital text documents

E

BSBITU213

Use digital technologies to communicate remotely

E

BSBSMB201

Identify suitability for micro business

E

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

E

BSBWHS201

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

C

BSBWOR202

Organise and complete daily work activities

E

BSBWOR203

Work effectively with others

E

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

E

PROGRAM LENGTH
This program is delivered over the course of an academic school year. Weekly classes delivered face-to-face with learning activities completed online.

PATHWAYS
Students completing this course can continue on to BSB30120 Certificate III in Business or undertake work within a professional business environment.

Click here to view the BSB20115 Certificate II in Business Flyer for VETDSS >

BSB20120 Certificate II in Workplace Skills  (new)

Prepare yourself for the workplace with this comprehensive business fundamentals program covering the practical skills, knowledge and software necessary for entry-level business administration roles.

  • Cover a range of business topics to build entry level administration skills
  • Develop organisation skills to help you be more effective and productive in any workplace
  • Build a strong foundation for future business studies

UNIT

UNIT NAME

CORE /
ELECTIVE

HOURS

BSBCMM211Apply communication skillsC40
BSBOPS201Work effectively in a business environmentC30
BSBPEF202Plan and apply time managementC20
BSBSUS211Participate in sustainable work practicesC20
BSBWHS211Contribute to the health and safety of otherC20
BSBPEF201Support personal wellbeing in the workplaceE50
BSBTEC202Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environmentE20
BSBOPS203Deliver a service to customersE40
BSBOPS202Engage with customersE100
SIRXCEG002Assist with customer difficultiesE40

PROGRAM LENGTH
This program is delivered over the course of an academic school year. Weekly classes delivered face-to-face with learning activities completed online.

PATHWAYS
Students completing this course can continue on to BSB30120 Certificate III in Business or undertake work within a professional business environment.

Click here to view the BSB20120 Certificate II in Workplace Skills Flyer for VETDSS >

CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in local government and community organisations that seek to encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, and plan and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs. You will learn about the community services sector and ethical behavior. You will also develop skills in communication, information provision and processing, administration support, networking and group support.

UNIT

UNIT NAME

CORE /
ELECTIVE

BSBWOR201

Manage personal stress in the workplace

E

BSBWOR202

Organise and complete daily work activities

C

CHCCDE003

Work within a community development framework

E

CHCCOM001

Provide first point of contact

C

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

C

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

C

BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

E

FSKOCM007

Interact effectively with others at work

E

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

C

PROGRAM LENGTH
This program is delivered over the course of an academic school year. Weekly classes delivered face-to-face with learning activities completed online.


PATHWAYS

Upon completing this course, students can continue on to CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services, or seek employment within the community services sector.

Click here to view the CHC220115 Certificate II in Community Services flyer for VETDSS >

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Note: This course runs over 2 years.

 

Take your first steps into the world of early childhood and a childcare support worker with the nationally accredited Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. You will learn to provide safe, nurturing, meaningful and inclusive education and care for children in a fun and playful setting.

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Care for babies and children to ensure their health and safety
  • Promote good nutrition and positive meal experiences
  • Use an approved learning framework
  • Support holistic developments through play and learning
  • Identify and respond to children at risk
  • Perform emergency first aid
  • Promote cultural competence

Completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care will equip your with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification that meets the legal requirements to work as an Early Childhood Educator
  • A First Aid certificate
  • A study pathway to advance your career
 

UNIT

UNIT NAME

CORE /
ELECTIVE

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Straight Islander cultural safety

C

CHCECE001

Develop cultural competence

C

CHCECE002

Ensure health and safety of children

C

CHCECE003

Provide care for children

C

CHCECE004

Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

C

CHCECE005

Provide care for babies and toddler

C

CHCECE006

Support behaviour of children and young people

E

CHCECE007

Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

C

CHCECE009

Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

C

CHCECE010

Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

C

CHCECE011

Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

C

CHCECE012

Support children to connect with their world

E

CHCECE013

Use information about children to inform practice

C

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

C

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

C

HLTAID004

Provide and emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

C

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

C

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

E

PROGRAM LENGTH
TWO YEAR COURSE
This program is delivered over the course of two academic school years. Weekly classes delivered face-to-face with learning activities completed online.

PATHWAYS
On completion of this course students can opt to go on to study a Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care, or seek employment within the childcare industry such as childcare assistants, private nanny, kindergarten assistant and family day care assistant.

Click here to view the CHC30113 Certificate III in ECEC flyer for VETDSS >

SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality

Getting your start in the Hospitality industry is made simple with this introductory Hospitality certificate course. This certificate level qualification provides detailed training in a range of operational skills including basic customer service and food and beverage service.

You’ll learn what it takes to work in hospitality businesses from restaurants to hotels, motels, catering operations and cafes.

UNITUNIT NAMECORE /
ELECTIVE
BSBWOR203Work effectively with othersC
SITHIND002Source and use information on the hospitality industryC
SITHIND003Use hospitality skills effectivelyC
SITXCCS003Interact with customersC
SITXCOM002Show social and cultural sensitivityC
SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practicesC
SITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safetyE
BSBCMM201Communicate in the workplaceE
SITHFAB005Prepare and serve espresso coffeeE
BSBITU201Produce simple word processed documentsE
SITHFAB007Serve food and beverageE
SIRXSLS001Sell to the retail customerE

PROGRAM LENGTH
This program is delivered over the course of an academic school year. Weekly classes delivered face-to-face.

PATHWAYS
Students completing this course can continue on to SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality or undertake work within the hospitality industry.

 

SIR20216 Certificate II in Retail Services

When was the last time you had great customer service? The Certificate II in Retail Services will show you how to create memorable experiences for your customers.

Through this nationally recognised course, you will learn how to:

  • Engage customers
  • Communicate in the workplace and support your team
  • Work effectivley in a service environment
  • Advise on products and services

The Certificate II in Retail Services is an ideal starting point if you want to work with specialty retailers, supermarkets, department stores and quick service restaurants.

Certificate II in Retail Services can lead to a career as a:

  • Retail assistant
  • Cashier
  • Customer Service Assistant
    Food Sales Assistant (Fast Food Outlet)
UNITUNIT NAMECORE / 
ELECTIVE
SIRXOSM001Identify and review social media and online platforms for organisational useE
SIRRFSA001Handle food safely in a retail environmentE
SIRRMER001Produce visual merchandise displaysE
SIRXCEG001Engage the customerC
SIRXCOM001Communicate in the workplace to support team and customer outcomesC
SIRXIND001Work effectively in a service environmentC
SIRXIND003Organise personal work requirementsC
SIRXIND004Plan a career in the retail industryE
SIRXPDK001Advise on products and servicesC
SIRXRSK001Identify and respond to security risksC
SIRXSLS002Follow point-of-sale proceduresE
SIRXWHS002Contribute to workplace health and safetyC

PROGRAM LENGTH
This program is delivered over the course of an academic school year. Weekly classes delivered face-to-face with learning activities completed online.

PATHWAYS
Options for students completing this course include undertaking a SIR30216 Certificate III in Retail, or looking to undertake employment within a retail environment.

Click here to view the SIR20216 Certificate II in Retail Services flyer for VETDSS >

 

SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Do you want to be a hairdresser? Get started with the Certificate II in Salon Assistant.

A nationally recognised qualification, this entry-level course will prepare you for work and further study. You will develop fundamental salon skills such as shampooing techniques, conducting financial transactions, preparing clients for salon services and drying hair to shape.

Plus, you will be taught by experts, learn the latest industry techniques and gain practical skills on real clients in our purpose-built learning facilities.

Certificate II in Salon Assistant can lead to:

  • An apprenticeship in Hairdressing
  • Upskilling to the Certificate III in Hairdressing
  • Work as a Salon Assistant in the retail or beauty industry

This course is run from our onsite training salon, Foundation Vogue Academy.

UNIT

UNIT NAME

CORE /
ELECTIVE

BSBWHS201

Contribute to the health and safety of self and others

C

SHBHBAS201

Provide shampoo and basin services

C

SHBHBAS002

Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation

E

SHBHCLS001

Apply hair colour products

E

SHBHDES002

Braid hair

E

SHBHDES001

Dry hair to shape

C

SHBHIND001

Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

C

SHBXCCS001

Conduct salon financial transactions

C

SHBXCCS003

Greet and prepare clients for salon services

C

SHBXIND001

Comply with organisational requirements within a personal
services environment

C

SHBXIND002

Communicate as part of a salon team

C

SHBXCCS004

Recommend products and services

E

PROGRAM LENGTH

This program is delivered over the course of an academic school year. Weekly classes delivered face-to-face with learning activities completed online.


PATHWAYS
Upon completing this course students can move on to complete SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing, or source work as an assistant in a salon environment.

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing is also available through our Foundation Vogue Academy training salon.

 

Click here to view the SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant flyer for VETDSS > 

Narre Community Learning Centre, trading as Foundation Vogue Academy.

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