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Aged Care or Community Care

One in four jobs created in Australia are will be from the Community Care sector. Are you ready to join the growing workforce?

Aged Care

Child Care

Love working with kids? Thinking about working from home through a family day care scheme or as a supervisor or a director? Apply for Certificate III or Diploma

Childcare

First Aid

Need to do a First Aid course for your job or course? There is now a separate first aid course specific to child care and education staff and a new first aid course for other industries

First Aid Course

Work-based Learning and Assessments

Experienced trainers and assessors help you put the industry experience in context of the theoretical knowledge

Security & WHS Training

Computer Literacy

Learn how to use computers, printers, tablets and email software and brows the net - keep your technical skills up to date

Certificate I in IT

Truck Driving

Drive an MC, HR or HC safely and confidently

Truck Licence

Become a Mentor

SkillNet Australia

SkillNet connects a participant with an experienced mentor in the same industry to facilitate the participant’s growth through sharing of resources and networks and leadership. Ask us how you can become a mentor!

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Child Care

Courses

Keep your service compliant through SkillNet's onsite or offsite professional development for educators
Full qual course specials:
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care $1450
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care $2800

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Free Courses

Courses

Asthma and anaphylaxis courses, communication courses, interview skills, and other soft skills

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Available Courses

  • This qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

    These workers:

    • Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care setting
    • Carry out activities related to an individualised plan
    • Report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.

    This course is delivered in blended mode that includes classroom based training, trainer-directed self-paced learning and work placements. The face-to-face sessions, held once per week, will allow participants to engage in training, case studies, role plays and discussions.

     
  • The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113 supersedes the older Certificate III in Children’s Services CHC30712 qualification. It now includes a new First Aid unit – Provide First Aid HLTAID004 – that covers the provision of first aid in emergencies and management of Asthma and Anaphylaxis.

    The Certificate III In Early Childhood Education and Care targets candidates with the following tasks and/or roles:

    • Early childhood educator or assistant
    • Family day care educator or assistant
    • Mobile Childcare educator or assistant
    • Nanny

    This course is delivered in blended mode with one full day face-to-face session per fortnight, where participants can get personal face to face support for assistance in course and complete the practical assessments, role plays and discussions. Participants will also need to gain practical experience via 120 hours of work placement under direct supervision or autonomous work environment, depending on the role and work settings of workers.

     
  • This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

    Participants will also need to gain practical experience via 120 hours of work placement under direct supervision or autonomous work environment, depending on the role and work settings of workers.

    The Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care targets candidates in the following roles at work:

    • Family Day Care Educator
    • Family Day Care Coordinator
    • Group Leader in a Childcare Centre
    • Child Development Worker/Coordinator
    • Children's Services Manager
    • Centre Coordinator/Supervisor
    • Centre Director/Manager
    • Authorised supervisor (children’s services)

  • This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

    Participants will also need to gain practical experience via 120 hours of work placement under direct supervision or autonomous work environment, depending on the role and work settings of workers.

    The Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care targets candidates in the following roles at work:

    • Family Day Care Educator
    • Family Day Care Coordinator
    • Group Leader in a Childcare Centre
    • Child Development Worker/Coordinator
    • Children's Services Manager
    • Centre Coordinator/Supervisor
    • Centre Director/Manager
    • Authorised supervisor (children’s services)

  • This course provides an introduction to your new career in the exciting and challenging security industry operating as an Unarmed Guard and Crowd Controller in NSW. It details the requirements and responsibilities as well as the administrative and legislative frameworks that impact upon your role and work environment.

    Course Duration
    A total of 102 hours are required to complete the training and assessment for the security units in the course:
    • 72 hours done in class
    • 30 hours done online
    To complete the qualification successfully candidates need to complete a total of 15 units - 14 security units plus a unit in Provide First Aid HLTAID003

    At the end of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Describe the legislation affecting the security industry

    2. Work as a Unarmed guard (Static and Patrol Guard)

    3. Carry out the role of a Crowd Controller

    4. Control the entry and exit of premises and buildings
    5. Secure premises
    6. Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques
    7. Assist police by observing and reporting

  • The qualification provides for basic computer skills in the workplace and as such small to medium enterprises (SMEs) will find the contents of this qualification useful at a basic ICT user level.

    The contents of this qualification may also provide supplement existing roles in other industries where basic ICT skills have become necessary; for example in retailing where basic shop front computer usage is prevalent, in warehousing where automation of stock and inventory control has occurred or in manufacturing at shop floor level for monitoring metrics of team performance and processes.
  • Formerly known as Senior First Aid or many variations of Apply First Aid (such as HLTFA311A or HLTF301C), the latest First Aid Unit is called PROVIDE FIRST AID (Code HLTAID003).

    Provide First Aid is a common unit in qualifications in various service industries, such as Aged Care, Security, Hairdressing, Beauty, Floristry, Fitness, Community Services, and Hospitality. This Unit alone will not meet the training requirements of Children’s Services as it does not include asthma and anaphylaxis risk management.

    This unit of competency provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. It incorporates the content of units:
    • HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
    • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    Current industry standard is for this Unit to be updated every 3 years; the CPR component to be updated every 12 months.

    Completion of Workbook multiple choice questions is required prior to attending the class.

    During the class, there is a demonstration of practical skills using a checklist, written quiz and completion of a casualty report form. The demonstration of skills in CPR procedures requires performance of four minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor using a resuscitation manikin, requiring a level of one’s physical ability to meet the evidence requirements for assessment.

  • A new First Aid Course is now in place for staff in Education and Children’s Services.

    The Unit – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care HLTAID004 – satisfies all educator requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training.

    The unit of competency provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. It covers infection control, DRSABCD action plan, resuscitation (CPR), defibrillation, choking, shock, first aid kits, legal issues, burns, chest pain, wounds/bleeding, asthma/anaphylaxis risk minimisation, poisons, fractures, injuries, and other medical emergencies

    It incorporates the content of units:
    • HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
    • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    Current industry standard is for this Unit to be updated every 3 years; the CPR component to be updated every 12 months.

    Completion of Workbook multiple choice questions is required prior to attending the class.

    During the class, there is a demonstration of practical skills using a checklist, written quiz and completion of a casualty report form. The demonstration of skills in CPR procedures requires performance of four minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor using a resuscitation manikin, requiring a level of one’s physical ability to meet the evidence requirements for assessment.

  • This qualification reflects the varied roles of individuals across different industry sectors who apply a broad range of competencies using some discretion, judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

    Career opportunities relating to this course are many, such as:
    • Data Entry Operator
    • Sales Assistant
    • Office Admin/Assistant
    • Payroll Officer
    • Typist
    • Receptionist
  • This qualification is designed for driving operation job roles within the Transport and Logistics Industry. Successful completion of the qualification will require competence in units of competency that relate to the job role requirements defined as aligned at AQF Level 3. Successful completion of the licensing units within the qualification must align with licensing and regulatory requirements applicable to driving and state/territory regulatory requirements.

    Job roles:

    Job roles and titles vary across different sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

    • Line Haul Driver
    • Local Heavy General Freight Driver
    • Interstate Driver.