VET (Vocational Education Training)

Vocational Education Training (VET) is a pathway that gives students the opportunity to gain industry skills through theory and practical work.  Each VET qualification attracts SACE Credits.  VET students are generally also enrolled in either Stage 1 or Stage 2 Workplace Practices.

 

Important Note: VET courses may attract additional fees that are specific to each course.  Contact the VET Coordinator to find out the fee schedule for each course.

 

Staff Contact

David Hickey dhickey@navigator.sa.edu.au

 

Certificate I in Construction

 

Course Outline

This qualification provides an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The units of competency cover essential work health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. The qualification is built around a basic construction project unit that integrates the skills and embeds the facets of employability skills in context.

 

Course Content

Core units

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project

 

Plus three elective units

 

Assessment

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

11 units of competency – 8 core units and 3 elective units.

 

Any other subject specific information

SACE Credits: 40-45 credits at Stage 1

Nominal Hours for this course: 280-315 hours

Additional fees for VET courses apply.

Students may need to be 16 years of age to access some VET courses/units.

Some VET courses may only run if sufficient numbers enrol.

 

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

 

Course Outline

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in kitchens who use a defined and limited range of food preparation and cookery skills to prepare food and menu items. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.

 

Course Content

Core units

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others

SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment

SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery

SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively

SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment

SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items

SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

 

Plus five elective units

 

Assessment

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

13 units of competency – 8 core units and 5 elective units.

 

Any other subject specific information

SACE Credits: 40-55 credits at Stage 1

Nominal Hours for this course: 280-385 hours

Additional fees for VET courses apply.

Students may need to be 16 years of age to access some VET courses/units.

Some VET courses may only run if sufficient numbers enrol.

 

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

 

Course Outline

This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

 

Course Content

Core units

CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

 

Plus three elective units

 

Assessment

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

11 units of competency – 8 core units and 3 elective units. The candidate must also have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

 

Any other subject specific information

SACE Credits: 70-75 credits at Stage 2

Nominal Hours for this course: 490-525 hours

Additional fees for VET courses apply.

Students may need to be 16 years of age to access some VET courses/units.

Some VET courses may only run if sufficient numbers enrol.

 

Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology (KickStart3D)

 

Course Outline

KickStart 3D is a Christian Leadership and Development Program that has been designed specifically for students with a passion to develop their faith and improve their leadership skills.

Students gain real skills, through real practical experiences and hands on leadership by partnering in projects with school, local church or through social justice and community work.

Students will be encouraged to delve into faith, question ideas, perceptions and prejudices. Students can expect to grow in their relationship with Christ and develop understanding of what it means to live out faith in Christ and lead in the world you live in.

 

Course Content

Core Units

CMTTHE301A Identify how Christian Scripture, life and practice are understood today.

CMTTHE302A Identify theological data.

CMTTHE303A Identify a range of information within a theological theme or issue.

CMTTHE304A Identify new theological insights.

CMTMIN301A Identify theological knowledge in relation to the Christian way of life.

CMTMIN302A: Communicate theology in everyday language.

 

Plus two elective units

 

Assessment

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

8 units of competency – 6 core units and 2 elective units.

 

Any other subject specific information

SACE Credits: 55-65 credits at Stage 2

Nominal Hours for this course: 385-455 hours

Additional fees for VET courses apply.

Students may need to be 16 years of age to access some VET courses/units.

Some VET courses may only run if sufficient numbers enrol.

 

Certificate III in Education Support

 

Course Outline

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.

 

Course Content

Core Units

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people

CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment

CHCEDS002 Assist implementation of planned educational programs

CHCEDS003 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains

CHCEDS004 Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre

CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills

CHCEDS006 Support the development of numeracy skills

CHCEDS007 Work effectively with students and colleagues

CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students

CHCEDS018 Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment

 

Plus five elective units

 

Assessment

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

17 units of competency – 12 core units and 5 elective units. The candidate must also have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

 

Any other subject specific information

SACE Credits: 70-75 credits at Stage 2

Nominal Hours for this course: 490-525 hours

Additional fees for VET courses apply.

Students may need to be 16 years of age to access some VET courses/units.

Some VET courses may only run if sufficient numbers enrol.

 

Certificate III in Fitness

 

Course Outline

This qualification reflects the role of instructors who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. Depending on the specialisation chosen, this qualification provides a pathway to work as an instructor providing exercise instruction for group, aqua or gym programs.

 

Course Content

Core Units

SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation

SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations

SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs

SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming

SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information

SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients

SISXCCS001 Provide quality service

SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities

SISXIND001 Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments

 

Plus seven elective units

 

Assessment

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

16 units of competency – 9 core units and 7 elective units.

 

Any other subject specific information

SACE Credits: 95-100 credits at Stage 2

Nominal Hours for this course: 665-700 hours

Additional fees for VET courses apply.

Students may need to be 16 years of age to access some VET courses/units.

Some VET courses may only run if sufficient numbers enrol.