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Certificate II Salon Assistant SHB20216

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as salon assistants and are competent in communicating in the workplace, interacting with and providing service to clients and assistance to colleagues. They perform routine functions under direct supervision as part of a hairdressing team. 

Students will learn about: 

  • All aspects of the hairdressing industry and the career options available within the industry 
  • Techniques to wash, colour, braid and dry hair 
  • Occupational health and safety in a hair salon 
  • Personal, professional presentation, and self-management 
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication 
  • Teamwork 
  • Problem solving 

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of learning activities including 

  • On and off-the-job activities 
  • Practical demonstrations 
  • Written assignments, tests 
  • Meeting and servicing clients 
  • Industry work placements

The salon assistant course is run in a purpose-built hairdressing salon, where practical tasks are completed on both mannequins and live models. To be successful in the salon assistant course students will need to participate in all class activities and be present in class. Students will also be expected to complete some activities and assignments in their own time. On successful completion of this VET course, students will achieve SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant and this may make them more attractive to employers when applying to be apprentice hairdressers. Students will also have obtained skills and knowledge which will benefit them in other industries. 


Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (SoA) HLT33115 

The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance - Introduction to Nursing course offers a range of opportunities for students to learn and experience the role nurses and other health professionals perform within the health services system. This course is designed for students with a focus on taking a vocational pathway either towards work as a carer or progress to further TAFE based study towards qualifying as an Enrolled Nurse or other health professional. 

Students will learn about: 

  • Body systems 
  • Infection control and hygiene 
  • Medical terminology 
  • First aid 
  • Communication in health services 
  • Work health and safety 

The Introduction to Nursing course can be structured as a one or two year program. Both programs provide two full days of face-to-face time with the teacher, practical placements at a health facility and work readiness development. 

In the first year students can: 

  • Receive a Statement of Attainment (SoA) for 11 of 15 units on successful completion from HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance. 
  • Participate in a significant work placement opportunity. 

If students choose to continue into the second year of the program they can: 

  • On successful completion students will achieve the final four units required for HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance and be awarded the full certificate. 
  • Complete two further units focusing on dementia and aged care. 
  • Participate in work placements through a range of work facilities. 

Students will be awarded statements of attainment for any units they are competent in within this qualification. They will also participate in work placements within the relevant health field. This has the potential to set students up for future employment or studies within the nursing or the broader health services. 


Certificate II in Sport and Recreation SIS20115

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to work in the sport and recreation industry under supervision. 

Likely functions for those with this qualification include providing support in delivering sport and recreation programs, grounds and facilities maintenance, retail, customer service assistance and administrative assistance. This may include work in fitness centres, outdoor sporting grounds or complexes or aquatic centres. 

Students will also learn about: 

  • Conducting financial transactions 
  • Responding to emergency situations 
  • Providing first aid 
  • Using digital technology in the workplace  

The Certificate II in Sport and Recreation is run in conjunction with the Bayview Sports High Performance Centre. Tasks are completed using a combination of practical activities and theoretical work. To be successful in the Sport and Recreation course students will need to participate in all class activities and be present in class. Students will also be expected to complete some activities and assignments in their own time. On successful completion of this VET course, students will achieve SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation. This may make them more attractive to employers when applying for employment in the sport and recreation industry. Students will also have obtained many skills and knowledge which will benefit them in other industries.  


Certificate III in Fitness SIS30315 (2022 onwards)

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.  

They work independently with some level of autonomy in a controlled environment such as fitness, leisure, aquatic and community centres where risks are managed through pre-existing risk assessment and hazard control processes. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Individuals who specialise in Aqua Exercise Instruction deliver water-based exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. They also have the skills to rescue a client in distress, and an appropriate level of pool deck fitness and endurance. 

Individuals who specialise in Group Exercise Instruction deliver exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients with a mix of ages/fitness levels. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. These individuals instruct and demonstrate complete exercise sessions to groups with limited individual interaction.  

Individuals who specialise in Gym Instruction provide individually tailored client assessments, provide technique correction as needed, and develop and demonstrate programs. They also provide supervision of a facility or service, keep equipment clean, tidy and well maintained, and handle various customer inquiries. 


Certificate II in Creative Industries CUA20215 

This course will build creative thinking and problem-solving skills that can be applied to a variety of organisations within the creative industries; from The Arts to start-up organisations.  Students will be introduced to creative design thinking fundamentals. These skills can be used to design and invent unique and entrepreneurial solutions to a variety of complex problems within existing industries.  This may be through products such as videos, new applications, inventions, and concept designs.  As the world is rapidly changing and evolving, these skills are regarded globally as key skills for the 21st century. 

The course is delivered by Bayview Secondary College on behalf of Swinburne University of Technology in conjunction with LiveTiles, specialising in user experience interfaces and products with offices in Hobart, Sydney, Seattle, and New York. This unique partnership allows students to access industry knowledge, skills, and trends that are guaranteed to give a leading educational edge. 

Intake: February 

STUDENT OUTCOMES: 

  • Creative design process 
  • Critical and creative thinking 
  • Digital media technology and applications 
  • Personal time management and accountability 
  • Working with others; team work, effective communication, conflict resolution 
  • Project preparation skills; planning, communicating with stakeholders, risk management 

COURSE STRUCTURE: 

Certificate II in Creative Industries is structured as a 300-hour, one-year program. It provides two full days per week of face-to-face time with teachers from Bayview Secondary College on behalf of Swinburne University and work placmeents at LiveTiles. Teaching and assessment materials are delivered face-to-face with a blend of paper-based and online-learning tasks.  Successful completion of the certification can lead to further creative and design thinking studies such as the Certificate III in Design Fundamentals and the Certificate IV in Design. 

The Certificate II in Creative Industries offers students the opportunity to develop and apply critical and creative problem-solving skills in both traditional and technology focused areas to solve a variety of user experience issues. Real life scenarios such as building design and community lifestyle design will be investigated over the year with students developing their own ideas and inventions as solutions. Students will also learn how to manage digital media products and to deliver services to customers. 


Introduction to Civil Construction RII20115 (Certificate II in Resource and Infrastructure Work Preparation) 

Kick start your career in the civil construction or engineering industry with this course! 

Civil construction is a branch of the construction industry involved with the construction and maintenance of both natural and physically built environments such as roads, railways, buildings, water reservoirs, subdivisions, airports, bridges, sewer systems, tunnels and dams. Qualified civil construction workers are in high demand to work on major infrastructure projects. This qualification reflects the roles of individuals who perform basic procedures, using practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge, and takes some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes. 

Students in this course will learn about: 

  • Health and safety 
  • Risk management 
  • Communication 
  • Planning and preparing to undertake a task 
  • Hand and power tool operation 
  • Cutting, bending and welding metal 
  • Measurements and calculations 

COURSE INFORMATION 

Training for this course will be conducted in a purpose built, trade training facility located at Bayview Secondary College on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students will practice and complete practical skills at this facility related to the units of competency being delivered. To supplement training, students may be taken to alternative learning facilities or workplaces to complete tasks related to the course. On successful completion of this course students will achieve RII20115 Resource and Infrastructure Work Preparation. This may make students more appealing to employers when applying for positions in the civil construction industry. Students may also wish to explore further training in industry specific certificate III courses. 


Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways FSK20119 

This course is designed for individuals who require further foundation skills development to prepare for workforce entry or vocational training pathways.  It is a highly transferable and flexible certification that may suit students that are still deciding what learning pathway or industry they would like to pursue.  Students will have the opportunity to complete first aid and ‘white card’* certifications as well as participate in an industry work placement of their choosing in the latter part of the year. 

It is suitable for individuals who require: 

  • A pathway to employment or further vocational training 
  • Reading, writing, oral communication, learning and numeracy skills primarily aligned to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3 
  • Entry level digital literacy and employability skills 
  • A vocational training and employment plan

Students in this course will learn about: 

  • Customer service skills 
  • Planning for social media and online platforms 
  • Working collaboratively and with diversity 
  • Career planning 
  • Occupational health and safety 
  • Workplace communication 

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