- First Aid - Wednesday 14th October
- RSA Course - Thursday 12th November
FIRST AID @ HAWKER COLLEGE TERM 4 2020
This course is scheduled for Wednesday 14th October and will take place in the Study Support Room up in the Humanities Area.
This course will cover the following competencies, which are recognised nationally. This qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of issue. Students will need to complete a pre-course booklet. You will be contacted to come and pick up a first aid manual and the pre-course booklet from the upstairs Student Services Area once you have paid at the front office.
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
- This course will start at 9:00am and finish at 3:00pm.
- Students MUST COMPLETE the pre-course work prior to the day.
- The cost of this course for students is $70 and will need to be paid to the front office by Thursday 24th September.
- Please note this course will be capped at 16 participants (we also need 9 participants for the course to go ahead)
- All participants must bring ID (Passport, Drivers License, Proof of Age Card or Birth Certificate).
- Prior to training course participants should familiarise themselves with the Academy Course Participant Handbook which includes the Participant Code of Conduct and information about the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The handbook is available at HERE
IMPORTANT PRE-COURSE REQUIREMENT
- Unique Student Identifier (USI).
All participants must bring their USI to the course as they will need to include this on their Training Enrolment Form.
If students do not yet have a USI, they can apply for one directly HERE
from a computer or mobile device. Forgotten USI’s can also be retrieved from this
Further information about the USI scheme can be found at
There is an option to pay online if this is more convenient. Please ensure that you put your name and first aid in the description of the payment.
Download the payment form HERE
Our first RSA Training course @ Hawker College for 2020 is scheduled for Thursday 12th November
Please note – we must have a minimum of 10 participants for the course to go ahead.
VENUE: Hawker College Exercise Science Classroom
You are to arrive 10 minutes early to the classroom. This will ensure you are settled and ready for a 1pm start.
What to bring on the day
Pen / Pencil
Prior to the day
Pay $70 to Hawker College Front Office by Monday 2nd November.
Complete the enrolment paperwork (including USI number) by Monday 2nd November. This can be handed into the front office, put under the door of the careers office or emailed to email@example.com
Download the payment form HERE
SPRING INTAKE 2021 APPRENTICESHIPS IN THE ACT
Interviews will be conducted at the 1300 Apprentice office in CIT Bruce during the October school holidays.
Students will need to complete forms prior to their interview and will be asked to complete online tests after the interview has taken place.
STUDY WORK GROW
Our Top 5 Alternatives to Work Experience
Some businesses may still be able to offer placements, so it’s still worth searching for them.
- Virtual Work Experience
- Virtual Workplace Tours
- Career Podcasts
- Articles and Interviews with people working in different jobs
- 'A Day in the Life' Videos
You could start on our work experience page. Also try contacting businesses that you’re interested in directly, your initiative and enthusiasm may get you through the door but be aware that many businesses are under pressure right now and may not be able to support work experience students.
Read the full article here
Online Volunteering Opportunities
Volunteering can be a great way to gain experience and boost your confidence. But it can be difficult to find opportunities at the moment.
Did you know that you can volunteer online? Seek has a variety of online volunteering opportunities listed on their website. They include opportunities in aged care, social media, graphic design and more.
Take a look at them HERE
We've just released the Teacher Career Path Handbook
Designed for anyone considering a career in teaching, the Handbook introduces potential teachers to the in's and out's of the role. Find out if you have the necessary skills and attributes to become a teacher, then learn about pathways to help you get to where you want to go.
Download handbook HERE
NECA ELECTRICAL INDUSTRY HOLIDAY PROGRAM
It has been a very quiet year to date, for obvious reasons, but we have recently decided to cross our fingers and commence planning for the delivery of one, potentially two, NECA Electrical Industry Holiday Programs in January next year.
I have attached the Program Flyer for your information HERE
We will aim to fill Program 1 first but, if there is sufficient demand, we will open Program 2 for enrolments.
Program 1: 18-22 January, 2021
Program 2: 11-15 January, 2021
Details of the Programs are as follow:
- Technical Training derived from Units of Competency in the Certificate III Electrotechnology – Electrician (Electrical trade) qualification;
- First Aid in an ESI Environment & CPR Certificate Courses;
- Electrical concepts;
- Hand and power tool familiarisation and safe use;
- Introduction to Industry work practices;
- Professional and Personal Development;
- Information on how to secure an Apprenticeship in the Electrical Industry;
- Mentoring (from Industry Specialist Mentors and Industry members);
- Linkages to existing Apprentices, Trades and Employers.
Note: All Students will also be supplied with a full NECA Uniform and PPE.
The Programs are fully supported by our Group Training Organisation, NECA Electrical Apprenticeships, meaning these Holiday Programs are
FREE for all students.
For registration we require the following details:
Date of Birth:
Emergency Contact Name:
Emergency Contact Email:
Emergency Contact Phone:
Pending ACT Health Authority advice regarding gatherings allows, we will be holding an Information evening
in early December to allow Program participants to meet each other and be fitted for their uniforms. The night also provides parents/carers with an opportunity to hear more about the Program and ask any questions they may have.
Please do not hesitate to contact either myself or Maureen Shephard on: 6280 5580 if you have any questions or require any further information.
Manager - Projects and Governance
M. +61 (0) 428 822 218
T. + 61 (0) 2 6280 5580
49 Tennant Street | Fyshwick ACT 2609 | Australia
EducationUSA Upcoming Webinar Series: How to Finance U.S. Study
If you have students interested in U.S. study however not sure if they can afford it, encourage them to join us for this two-part webinar series. We will be joined by experts in U.S. university financial aid who will attempt to demystify the topic for our students.
- Part 1 - An introductory overview on financial aid with a panel of U.S. financial aid experts.
The focus will be on types of financial aid, terminology, resources for research,
how to find scholarships and factors international students will have to
consider. This session will also take a look at how US institutions determine
need for international students.
- Part 2 - An in-depth look at the financial aid process.
The session will cover planning for financing a US education, making a budget,
and how to find scholarships. Options to make a US education more affordable
will be discussed along with what is required to be submitted and questions
families should be asking the universities.
We hope your students can join us. The webinars will be streamed via Facebook live and available for viewing post session at your convenience, if you are unable to join in on the night.
U.S. Consulate General Sydney
HOSPILITALITY & RETAIL SKILL SET
In the current climate, we have many students currently trying to secure their first full time job, find another job or get back into the job market after losing their job due to COVID.
The Careers Team are looking at running a Term 4 course in partnership with CIT designed for those seeking employment in retail or hospitality (front of house).
This is an opportunity to gain some new skills, further develop your skills and get a competitive edge over other applicants. If you are interested, please complete the attached google form HERE
ADF Virtual Information National Schedule for the month of September.
To register please click on the following and scroll to the down the page to fine the event you would like to attend. https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/events
Download September National Virtual Information Sessions Schedule HERE
ACCESS MELBOURNE 2021
Access Melbourne is the University of Melbourne’s special entry scheme designed to recognise the challenges many students face during their secondary schooling as they prepare for undergraduate study.
Read more HERE
ACU UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE
Would you like a taste of uni life before you enrol to study at ACU?
Come along to our free University Experience day. Tailored to your study area of interest, the day will give you an insight into campus life as a uni student.
Explore your local campus and experience student life
Spend the day at your local campus where you’ll be able to:
- participate in hands-on workshops related to your degree of choice
- meet staff and current students
- explore your local ACU campus
- learn about industries and careers
- get helpful tips on preparing for university
- soak up the campus atmosphere.
Choose a workshop from a range of study areas, which may include nursing, midwifery, business, para-medicine, education, philosophy, physiotherapy, psychology, public health, exercise science and lots more.
Register for a session
To sign up for our free University Experience day, find your closest campus below and register.
Tuesday 29 September
9.30am – 2pm
Wednesday 30 September
9.30am – 2pm
North Sydney Campus
Thursday 1 October
9.30am – 2pm
Chat online with ACU students
10am: Chat online with business and law students
1pm: Chat online with education and arts students
10am: Chat online with nursing, paramedicine and midwifery students
1pm: Chat online with allied health and science students
10am: Chat online with students about student life.
1pm: Chat online with ACU course advisors and current students.
Email or call Careers Links
firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: 4967 1050
Attendee Registration Link https://futurechoices.vfairs.com
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