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23 An Information Session may be required. Check the Course Information Leaflet, contact the college or visit our website wsi.tafensw.edu.au. There are no fee exemptions or concessions available for TAFE PLUS courses. For more information, visit wsi.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafeplus.aspx Key: Application required TAFE PLUS fee applies International Student Code Certificate III in (NRT) Auslan Course No 3034 National Code 21201VIC Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time Location Blacktown For people who want to enhance their skills in Auslan. You will be required to participate in small group verbal/ signed discussions, presentations and instructional sequences. Entry requirements: Certificate II in Auslan or equivalent. Career opportunity: Advantage for working with deaf people in Teaching, Child Care, Community Welfare, Public Service and Interpreting. Certificate III in (NRT) Education Support -- Aboriginal Course No 8893 National Code 91396NSW Duration 1 year full-time, flexible Location Mount Druitt On completion of this qualification, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of contemporary issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, use appropriate Aboriginal and non- Aboriginal communication strategies to negotiate, deal with conflict and liaise within the school and community, maintain e ective relationships with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in the school and the community, work e ectively in a team. Entry requirements: This course is for Aboriginal people. You must be able to read, comprehend and discuss printed information in English and write simple statements in English. You must have access to a relevant workplace either as a paid worker or in a voluntary capacity. Career opportunities: Enhance employment/further study pathways. Certificate III in (NRT) Education Support (Teacher's Aide Special) Course No 8559 Training Pkg Public Sector National Code 91269NSW Duration Flexible Location Baulkham Hills (Baulkham Hills) TAFE PLUS fee applies Enables you to develop knowledge, skills, understanding, attitudes and values to support students with disabilities, and develop your understanding and knowledge of current policy and guidelines relating to students with disabilities. The program includes on the job and o the job training. Entry requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. You must have access to a relevant workplace and su cient oral and written fluency in English to communicate with teachers and students. Career opportunity: Teachers Aide (Special). Certificate IV in (NRT) English for Academic Purposes Course No 7159 Training Pkg Information Technology National Code 91459NSW Duration 18 weeks full-time Location Blacktown If your first language is not English, this course will help you learn how to research, prepare and present written and oral text needed for tertiary study. This qualification is recognised by most universities as the English criteria for entry. Entry requirements: NSW HSC or equivalent, with a minimum level of English skills equivalent to level 3 of the International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR). Career opportunity: Increased English language skills for access to further tertiary studies. Certificate III in (NRT) English for Employment Course No 4888 Training Pkg Information Technology National Code 91124NSW Duration 18 weeks full-time Location Mount Druitt If your first language is not English, this course will help you learn English language skills so that you can confidently look for work and communicate in the Australian workplace. You will be interviewed and your English will be assessed as part of the selection process. Entry requirements: You must have an English skill equivalent to level 2 of the International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR). Career opportunity: Increased English language skills to look for work and communicate in English in the Australian workplace. Joanne James Diploma of Aboriginal Studies Mount Druitt College Quitting her job as a butcher's assistant to pursue her TAFE studies full-time, Joanne completed three TAFE courses and is now studying a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) at university. She enjoyed her time at TAFE and saw it as a stepping stone towards her university career. Joanne said she is one step ahead of many others in her university course with her essay and report writing and her research skills. She appreciated the help and support of her TAFE teachers, some of whom she still has contact with. Joanne would ultimately like to specialise in forensic profiling. Joanne received the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year -- Highly Commended at the 2009 TAFE NSW -- Western Sydney Institute Student Excellence Awards. 60 SECONDS WITH...