Diploma of Community Services

Diploma of Community Services - GBCA

Diploma of Community Services

Domestic Students

Course outline (Domestic)

Course Code: CHC52015

What can I do with a Diploma of Community Services?

This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups, and communities.

At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management, program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

To achieve this qualification, candidates must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Entry requirements

Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

Academic requirement:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or
  • Mature aged students who can demonstrate basic level understanding of community work, or some level of vocational experience in a range of work environments in the community services industry.

Students who are unable to provide evidence to demonstrate meeting the above requirements may be interviewed or asked to undertake the language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) skills to ascertain their existing skills. 

The recommended LLN profile to enter this qualification is: ACSF level 4 for five skills: Oral, Reading, Writing, Learning and Numeracy

Vocational placement requirements:

Students are required to complete at least 100 hours of work placement as part of course requirements. We understand the industry and will assist you in finding Work Placement. GBCA work placement coordinator, GBCA trainers and the student will work collaboratively in securing a work placement. Once you are marked satisfactory in the required units, you apply for work placement by completing an online placement application form. You can indicate your availability and preferred location. We endeavour to place you in an aged care facility and/or disability facility and/or community care setting of your choice, however, we cannot guarantee this as it depends on the availability in the facilities of your preferred location. Once you submit your form, all parties will work towards securing a place for you.
Remember, Aged care facilities and/or Disability and/or community care facilities prefer students who are both flexible and reliable.
On average, it takes approximately 4 weeks to secure a work placement.

The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting unpaid work. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational Placements & Unpaid Work Fact Sheet.  

Due to the requirement to complete the vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

Material requirement:

Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

How long does it take to do Diploma of Community Services?

Course duration:

This course is delivered during a maximum duration of 52 weeks, including term breaks and public holidays

Schedule:

2 sessions per week

Assessment methods

Questions, Case studies, Presentation, Project, Portfolio, work placement project and work placement observation.

Is this Course Government Funded?

This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

Can I Study Diploma of Community Services Online? Yes, You Can!

GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Community Services Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

Unit CodeUnit Name
CHCCCS007Develop and implement service programs
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDEV002Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversity
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT005Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTWHS004Manage work health and safety
CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs
CHCCSM004Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCSM005Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCSM006Provide case management supervision
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCCSL002Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCDEV003Analyse client information for service planning and delivery
CHCCDE007Develop and provide community projects

Course Factsheet

Course Accreditations

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualification Framework

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Certificate IV in Disability

Certificate IV in Disability - GBCA

Certificate IV in Disability

Course outline

Course Code: CHC43115

What can I do with a Certificate IV in Disability?

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency

Entry requirements

Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

Academic requirement:

  • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course (ACSF level 3), or
  • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course

Vocational placement requirements:

Students are required to complete at least 120 hours of work placement as part of course requirements. We understand the industry and will assist you in finding Work Placement. GBCA work placement coordinator, GBCA trainers and the student will work collaboratively in securing a work placement. Once you are marked satisfactory in the required units, you apply for work placement by completing an online placement application form. You can indicate your availability and preferred location. We endeavour to place you in an aged care facility and/or disability facility and/or community care setting of your choice, however we cannot guarantee this as it depends on the availability in the facilities of your preferred location.


Once you submit your form, all parties will work towards securing a place for you.
Remember, Aged care facilities and/or Disability and/or community care facilities prefer students who are both flexible and reliable.
On average, it takes approximately 4 weeks to secure work placement.

The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting unpaid work. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational Placements & Unpaid Work Fact Sheet.  

Due to the requirement to complete vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

Material requirement:

Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

How long does it take to do Certificate IV in Disability?

Course duration:

This course is delivered during a maximum duration of 52 weeks, including term breaks and public holidays

Schedule:

2 sessions per week

Assessment methods

Questions, Case studies, Presentation, Project, Portfolio, work placement project and work placement observation.

Is this Course Government Funded?

This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

Can I Study Certificate IV in Disability Online? Yes, You Can!

GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Certificate IV in Disability Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

Unit CodeUnit Name
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS005Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS005Conduct individual assessments
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people
CHCCCS019Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Course Factsheet

Course Accreditations

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualification Framework

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Diploma of Leadership and Management

Diploma of Leadership and Management | GBCA

Diploma of Leadership
& Management

Course outline

Course Code: BSB50420 | CRICOS Code: 104270B

What can I do with a Diploma of Leadership & Management?

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

Entry requirements

Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

Academic requirement:

  • Successful completion of Year 11
  • Matured aged learners who can demonstrate some level of vocational experience in a range of work environment in would be accepted into this course.

Language requirement:

  • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or equivalent, or
  • Satisfactory outcome for Internal English placement, or
  • Successfully complete the GBCA English course/s to meet the English requirements of the intended course.
  • Students who are unable to provide evidence to demonstrate meeting the above English requirement may be interviewed or asked to undertake the language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills to ascertain their existing skills.

Material requirement:

Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

How long does it take to do Diploma of Leadership & Management?

Course duration:

This course is delivered during a maximum duration of 52 weeks, including term breaks and public holidays 

Schedule:

International students undertaking a vocational course in Australia are expected to undertake a full-time study load (a minimum 20 scheduled course contact hours per week. This may include up to 6 hours of online/distance learning). 

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including Project, written question and observation.

Can I Study Diploma of Leadership & Management Online? Yes You Can!

GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Leadership & Management Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

Course Factsheet

Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBCMM511Communicate with influence
BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in others
BSBLDR523Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS502Manage business operational plans
BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
BSBXBD501Develop big data strategy
BSBOPS501Manage business resources
BSBSTR502Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional development
BSBHRM524Coordinate workforce plan implementation
BSBOPS504Manage business risk

Course Accreditations

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualification Framework

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Certificate III in Individual Support

Certificate III in Individual Support - GBCA

Certificate III in
Individual Support

Domestic Students

Course outline (Domestic)

Course Code: CHC33015

What can I do with a Certificate III in Individual Support?

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs.  Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. Graduates from this program can work as personal care worker, aged and disability support worker in: Aged care centres, nursing homes, retirement villages, residential aged care facilities or home care.

To achieve this qualification, candidates must have completed both theory assessments and at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements:

  • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or
  • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course

Vocational placement requirements:

Before commencing vocational placement, all students must process a current Police Check and complete the simulation tasks for units:

  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Students are required to complete at least 120 hours of work placement as part of course requirements. We understand the industry and will assist you in finding Work Placement. GBCA work placement coordinator, GBCA trainers and the student will work collaboratively in securing a work placement.

Once you are marked satisfactory in the required units, you apply for work placement by completing an online placement application form. You can indicate your availability and preferred location. We endeavour to place you in an aged care facility and/or disability facility and/or community care setting of your choice, however, we cannot guarantee this as it depends on the availability in the facilities of your preferred location.

Once you submit your form, all parties will work towards securing a place for you.
Remember, Aged care facilities and/or Disability and/or community care facilities prefer students who are both flexible and reliable.
On average, it takes approximately 4 weeks to secure a work placement.

The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting unpaid work. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational Placements & Unpaid Work Fact Sheet.  

Due to the requirement to complete the vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

How long does it take to do Certificate III in Individual Support?

Course duration:

The course will be delivered over a maximum of 52 weeks including holidays

Schedule: 2 session per week

Assessment methods

Written Questions, Cultural research, Roleplay, Culture Reflections, Case studies, Workplace Observation, Simulation task, Workplace Improvements, Work placement project, Project, workplace Journal and portfolio, Work placement Task, Supervisor report.

Can I Study Certificate III in Individual Support Online? Yes You Can!

GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Certificate III in Individual Support Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

You can also study this course in blended delivery mode (Online and Face to Face) or on-campus as well.

Is this Course Government Funded?

This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Course Factsheet

Course Accreditations

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualification Framework

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English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Course outline

Course Code: EAP | CRICOS Code: 098219D

Course Description:

We are a vocational education and training provider committed to improving students’ practical application abilities and skills, by providing students with high quality international education services to better prepare them for the workforce. We offers ELICOS courses to international students to prepare them a successful academic pathway.


GBCA Values: Innovative Minds, Caring Hearts, Global Skills

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course is designed for students who want to study for a degree with a university or private higher education provider, or a non-trades classroom-based VET course. Three exit points are provided: students successfully completing EAP 1 should be ready for VET courses requiring IELTS 5.5 overall or equivalent for entry; those successfully completing EAP 2 should be ready for VET and degree courses requiring IELTS 6.0 overall or equivalent; while those successfully completing EAP 3 should be ready for courses requiring IELTS 6.5 overall or equivalent.

During the EAP course, Students will learn to work and develop their presentation skills, research skills, referencing, and writing assignments and reports.

The EAP course comprises three levels:
1. EAP 1
2. EAP 2
3. EAP 3

Each level has a nominal duration of 10 weeks, making a total course duration of 30 weeks.

How long does it take to study General English

This course is delivered over a

Duration: of 32 weeks (including 2 weeks course breaks).
Schedule: 20 contact hours per week
Delivery mode: Face to face training 32 weeks (including 2 weeks course breaks).

Tuition and Non-Tuition fees:

Intake Dates:

Campus Location & Delivery Site:

  • 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne 3000 VIC
  • 338 Queen street, Melbourne 3000 VIC

Entry requirements

Students who do not have their IELTS or equivalent testing result will attend a placement test. Below are the indicative entry and exit points for each level within the course:

  Approximate entry pointLevelPossible pathway / Exit point
  IELTS 5.0 or equivalentEAP 1EAP 2 / IELTS 5.5 / GBCA VET courses
  IELTS 5.5 or equivalentEAP 2EAP 3 / IELTS 6.0 / EIA Bachelor courses / Selected Bachelor programs at &nbsp
University of Canberra
  IELTS 6.0 or equivalentEAP 3IELTS 6.5 / Selected Master programs at University of Canberra

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General English

General English

General English

Course outline

Course Code: GE | CRICOS Code: 098218E

Course Description:

We are a vocational education and training provider committed to improving students’ practical application abilities and skills, by providing students with high quality international education services to better prepare them for the workforce. We offers ELICOS courses to international students to prepare them a successful academic pathway.

GBCA Values: Innovative Minds, Caring Hearts, Global Skills

General English (GE) is designed to cater for students who are interested in improving their level of general English proficiency, including for travel, employment or personal interest. It is also designed for those who intend to progress to further study in English and require a higher level of English proficiency in order to enrol in Global Business College of Australia ‘s English for Academic Purpurses course.

The General English course comprises four levels:
1. Elementary
2. Pre-Intermediate
3. Intermediate
4. Upper-Intermediate

Each level has a nominal duration of 10 weeks, making a total course duration of 40 weeks. However, students enter the course at their level of proficiency and it is possible to progress to the next level if the relevant level of proficiency is demonstrated in under 10 weeks.

How long does it take to study General English

This course is delivered over a duration of 42 weeks (including 2 weeks course breaks). Schedule: 20 contact hours per week. Delivery mode: Face to face training

Tuition and Non-Tuition fees:

Intake Dates:

Campus Location & Delivery Site:

  • 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne 3000 VIC
  • 338 Queen street, Melbourne 3000 VIC

Entry requirements

Students will attend a placement test. Below are the indicative entry and exit points for each level within the course:

  Approximate entry pointLevelPossible pathway / Exit point
  IELTS 3.5 or equivalentElementaryPre-Intermediate
  IELTS 4.0 or equivalentPre-IntermediateIntermediate
  IELTS 4.5 or equivalentIntermediateUpper-Intermediate / EAP1
  IELTS 5 or equivalentUpper-Intermediate 

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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Accounting Course

Study
Certificate IV in
Accounting & Bookkeeping

Your First Step To Becoming A BAS Tax Agent

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    Master the Skills and Knowledge Required to Become a Professional Accounting and Bookkeeping Specialist

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    Domestic Students

    Course outline (Domestic)

    Course Code: FNS40217

    What can I do with a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping?

    The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping course is part of the Financial Services Training Package and satisfies the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) guidelines. This qualification reflects the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

    This may include:

    • Establishing and maintaining manual and computerised accounting systems
    • Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office financial statements
    • Developing bookkeeping management systems for organisations
    • General administration.

    Under certain conditions, successful students may meet requirements for registration with the Tax Practitioners Board.

    This Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping qualification is suitable for candidates currently working in bookkeeping roles who are seeking a formal qualification to enhance and confirm their existing knowledge and skills, or would like to start a career in accounting and bookkeeping in Australia. 

    This accounting and bookkeeping course is currently delivered in Melbourne city at GBCA’s Latrobe Campus

    Entry requirements

    Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:  

    Academic requirements:  

    There are no set requirements for the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:

    • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or
    • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or
    • Satisfactory complete year 11.

    Domestic applicants will undertake a language, literacy and numeracy test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

    Material Requirements:

    • Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.
    • Students will be required to work on MYOB throughout the course. MYOB educational version will be provided by GBCA.

    How long does it take to do a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping?

    This course is delivered over a maximum of one year, including public holidays and term break. Fastrack learners may complete the course in a shorter duration. 

    Schedule: 

    Two (2) sessions per week 

    Is Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping hard?

    Accounting is generally not mathematically hard. It is more about following the rules of how to record different business transactions (I.e how to account for them). … Its not difficult once you grasp the basic accountancy concepts but there is a lot of homework. Most of the assessment is exams.

    Assessment methods

    A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Project, Observation of students performing practical tasks, Portfolio of Work, Written report, Analysis of case study/Response to simulated work scenario or Written questioning.

    Can I Study Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Online? Yes You Can!

    GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

    Is this Course Government Funded?

    This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

    For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

    Study A Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) Approved Course​

    The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Course meets the education requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board for BAS preparers from the Tax Agent Services Act 2009, as a Board-approved course in basic GST/BAS taxation principles (GST/BAS course).

    Unit CodeUnit Name
    BSBFIA401Prepare financial reports
    BSBSMB412Introduce cloud computing into business operations
    FNSACC311Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    FNSACC312Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    FNSACC408Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
    FNSACC416Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    FNSTPB401Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
    FNSTPB402Establish and maintain payroll systems
    BSBWRT301Write simple documents
    FNSACC313Perform financial calculations
    BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    BSBITU306Design and produce business documents
    BSBTEC302Design and produce spreadsheets

    Course Factsheet

    You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

    To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

    Course Accreditations

    Nationally Recognised Training
    Australian Qualification Framework

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    Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

    Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - Childcare Workers

    Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

    Early Childhood Educators Nurture The Nation’s Future Because All The Significant Things We Need For Life Are Learned In The First 5 Years​

    Becoming a professional early childhood educator to educate the next generation; Enable your caring skills to flourish and make a real difference working in exciting teams

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    Gained Confidence And Experience.

    Domestic Students

    Course Outline (Domestic)

    Course Code: CHC30121

    What can I do with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care?

    We are a vocational education and training provider committed to improving students’ practical application abilities and skills, by providing students with high-quality international education services to better prepare them for the workforce.


    GBCA Values: Innovative Minds, Caring Hearts, Global Skills


    This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

    Entry requirements

    There are no set requirements for this course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:

    ·        Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or

    ·        Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or

    ·        Satisfactory complete year 11

     

    Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and the digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review. 

    Vocational placement requirements: 

    Before commencing vocational placement, all students must undertake National Police Check and Working with Children Check and complete the unit: HLTAID012 Provide an emergency first aid in an education and care setting. 

    Students are required to complete at least 160 hours of work placement as part of course requirements.

    GBCA has signed agreements with prospective employers to offer the work placement opportunities for its students. A list of these prospective employers will be provided to assist you in finding work placement. Work placements will be arranged by the GBCA Work Placement Coordinator in conjunction with the student and GBCA trainers. 

    The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting unpaid work. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational Placements & Unpaid Work Fact Sheet.  

    Students are required to discuss with the GBCA work placement coordinator if they wish to make their own work placement arrangement. 

    Due to the requirement to complete vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

     

    How long does it take to Complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care?

    Course duration:
    52 weeks (including 32 weeks of internal training, 8 weeks of vocational placement, 12 weeks catch up class, reassessment, additional placement (if required), and holidays).

    Schedule:

    • Day class: 2 days per week
    • Evening class: 3 evenings per week

    Assessment methods

    A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: short questions, case studies, simulations, project, third party observation during work placement, work place observation, portfolio.

    Is this Course Government Funded?

    This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

    For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

    Unit CodeUnit Name
    CHCECE030Support inclusion and diversity
    CHCECE031Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing
    CHCECE032Nurture babies and toddlers
    CHCECE033Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
    CHCECE034Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
    CHCECE035Support the holistic learning and development of children
    CHCECE036Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
    CHCECE037Support children to connect with the natural environment
    CHCECE038Observe children to inform practice
    CHCECE054Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
    CHCECE055Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care
    CHCECE056Work effectively in children’s education and care
    CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    HLTAID012Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
    HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
    CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice

    Course Factsheet

    You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

    To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

    Course Accreditations

    Nationally Recognised Training
    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority
    Australian Qualification Framework

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    Childhood education & Care

    Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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    Turn Your Love for Education in to a fulfilling career.
    Become a professional Early childhood educator.

    Utilise the skills and knowledge you learn from this course to help the next generation flourish and learn new life skills.

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    Meet Ayasha Karki, a GBCA student who wanted to share her experience studying what she love. Ayasha has completed her Certificate 3 in ECEC and now doing her Diploma of ECEC through GBCA. Real Practical Learning In A Playful Way. Superb Student Assistant
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    Course outline

    Course Code: CHC50121

    What can I do with a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care?

    We are a vocational education and training provider committed to improving students’ practical application abilities and skills, by providing students with high quality international education services to better prepare them for the workforce.

    GBCA Values: Innovative Minds, Caring Hearts, Global Skills

    Course Description:
    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. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

    Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publish lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.

    Entry requirements

    Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

    Academic requirements:

    To enter this course, applicant should successfully meet any one of the following academic requirements:

    • Hold a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or
    • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
    • Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and the digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

    Work placement requirements
    Before commencing work placement, all students must undertake National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

    Students are required to complete at least 280 hours of work placement as part of course requirements.

    GBCA has signed agreements with prospective employers to offer the work placement opportunities for its students. A list of these prospective employers will be provided to assist you in finding work placement. Work placements will be arranged by the GBCA Work Placement Coordinator in conjunction with the student and GBCA trainers.

    The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting unpaid work. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational Placements & Unpaid Work Fact Sheet.

    Students are required to discuss with the GBCA work placement coordinator if they wish to make their own work placement arrangement.

    Due to the requirement to complete vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

    How long does it take to do a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care?

    Duration: 58 weeks (including 32 weeks of face to face study, 14 weeks of work placement and 12 weeks for for catch up class, reassessment, additional placement (if required) and holidays.

    Schedule:
    • Day class: 2 days per week
    • Evening class: 3 evenings per week

    Assessment methods

    A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including short questions, case studies, simulations, projects, third party observation during a work placement, workplace observation, portfolio.

    Can I Study Diploma Of Early Childhood Education Online? Yes You Can!

    GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

    Is this Course Government Funded?

    This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

    For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

    Course Factsheet

    Unit CodeUnit Name
    BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
    CHCECE041Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
    CHCECE042Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing
    CHCECE043Nurture creativity in children
    CHECE044Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service
    CHCECE045Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children
    CHCECE046Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
    CHCECE047Analyse information to inform children’s learning
    CHCECE048Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum
    CHCECE049Embed environmental responsibility in service operations
    CHCECE050Work in partnership with children’s families
    CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversity
    BSBSUS511Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
    CHCINM002Meet community information needs

    You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

    To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

    Our Accreditations

    Nationally Recognised Training
    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority
    Australian Qualification Framework

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    Childhood Education and care

    Early Childhood Education Facility

    Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

    Certificate III in Spoken and Written English - Study with GBCA

    Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

    Course outline (Domestic)

    Course Code: 10729NAT

    What can I do with The Certificate III in Spoken and Written English?

    Course graduates will have developed routine English language skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing to participate in everyday life, community, employment, and further learning.

    Graduates will be able to apply their English language skills and knowledge to demonstrate autonomy and judgement in a range of familiar and some unfamiliar contexts. They will be able to deal with a range of predictable routines and some non-routine situations where they need to use English. They will be able to use English to satisfy their own routine transactional, commercial, social and recreational needs, and will be able to use English functionally at work or in further training, in known and stable contexts.

    This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

    • English language proficiency at the equivalent of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR®) 3, +, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5, or Common European Framework (CEFR)B2
    • English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 3 indicators.

    Entry requirements

    There are no set requirements for this course. Students who wish to undertake English courses will sit the  Language, Literacy and Numeracy test and the digital skill test. GBCA will place a student into the level according to the outcome of the placement test.

    The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 2.

    How long does it take to do The Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

    Training duration:

    2 sessions per week over 25 weeks.

    Holidays:

    Students may take up to 5 weeks holidays during the course.

    Assessment methods

    A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation, Written question and written assignment.

    Can I Study Certificate III in Spoken and Written English Online?
    Yes You Can!

    GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Information Technology Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

    Is This Course Government Funded?

    This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program.

    For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

    Module CodeModule Name
    SWELPE001Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges
    SWELPE002Comprehend and participate in routine informal spoken exchanges
    SWERWT009Read and write routine transactional texts
    SWERLN001Read and listen to the news
    SWERWT010Read and write routine procedural texts

    Course Factsheet

    You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

    To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

    Course Accreditations

    Nationally Recognised Training
    Australian Qualification Framework

    Apply Now To Study Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

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