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62 TAFE NSW -- Western Sydney Institute -- Course and Career Guide 2011 Community Services, Children's Services and Health Caring for others is highly rewarding. Join the ranks of dedicated and highly valued professionals in Australia's fastest growing areas -- Community Services, Children's Services, Hospital and Dental Care. Community Services and Health has been the fastest growing industry in the past five years, with 157 000 new jobs created, increasing at one and a half times the rate of industry overall. This industry is central to the wellbeing and development of all Australians, providing essential services and support to the whole population from pre-birth and childhood through to old age and people with a disability. The need for skilled health and community workers is ever present, and o ers a challenging and intensely rewarding career for those with the right personal qualities and training. To work in the optical industry as technician or dispenser, study options are available through OTEN. For more information please see www.oten.edu.au Certificate IV (NRT) Adventure Based Youth Work Course No: 3333 National Code: 91385NSW Duration: 1 year full-time Location: Blue Mountains Description: You will be able to develop, coordinate and deliver outdoor recreation programs for young people through a range of community based programs which address social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs. You will be required to submit a Prohibited Employment Declaration enabling you to take part in work based or practical activities. Entry Requirements: NSW School Certificate plus a relevant Certificate III, or a NSW HSC. A relevant Certificate III includes Community Services Work, Youth Work, Sport and Recreation, Fitness, Community Recreation or Sport. Relevant life and work experience may also be considered. Career Opportunities: Adventure-Based Youth Worker, Outdoor/Activity Guide, Recreation/Activity O cer, Worker permanent/mobile facilities/outdoor camps, Youth/Family Resource O cer, Coordinator Youth/Family Services. Certificate III in (NRT) Aged Care Application Required -- see page 6 Course No: 18167 National Code: CHC30208 Duration: 18 weeks full-time, 1 year part-time Location: Mount Druitt, Nepean (Kingswood) Description: Provides skills in personal care and support to older people in residential and community aged care facilities. If clinical placement in a public or private hospital or medical facility is part of this course, you will need to undergo screening and be vaccinated against infectious diseases (at your own cost). Please contact the college for further details. You will be required to submit a Prohibited Employment Declaration enabling you to take part in work based or practical activities. Entry Requirements: NSW School Certificate or equivalent, or relevant experience may also be considered. Career Opportunities: Assistant in Nursing, Support Worker, Carer, Personal Care Assistant. International students CRICOS Code 068292K Certificate IV in (NRT) Alcohol and Other Drugs Work Course No: 18175 National Code: CHC40408 Duration: Up to 1 year full-time, up to 2 years part-time, flexible Location: Blue Mountains, Mount Druitt Description: Enables you to work as a support or care worker of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues in community based organisations, residential rehabilitation centres or with outreach services with the knowledge and skills to apply appropriate interventions and implement alcohol and drug health promotions. You will be required to submit a Prohibited Employment Declaration enabling you to take part in work based or practical activities. Samantha Price Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work Samantha has worked in the welfare sector for ten years and chose to study this course to further her knowledge of working with people a ected by Drugs and Alcohol. She is now undertaking a Master's Degree in Gestalt Therapy, and hopes to work as a Counsellor. Achieving an outstanding overall result of 94.16, Samantha placed first in the state in her course, earning her a 2009 TAFE NSW State Medal. "This industry challenges and excites me; I love being part of clients' growth processes and personal journeys. The course sparked other areas of interest for me such as mental health and indigenous studies, which could be a possibility for me in the future." Samantha was presented with the 2009 TAFE NSW State Medal for her course. 60 SECONDS WITH...