Short Courses

Young Entrepreneurs

There is NEVER a better time to get started in business! Statistics indicate that the workforce of the future will be more transient and 65% of students at school today will be employed in jobs that don’t even exist yet! Andrew Lord will facilitate the Young Entrepreneurs program and uses cutting edge life coaching strategies to motivate, empower and provide actionable clarity for a young person’s future. Through this program, young people will build skills to earn an income doing something they love. What course can you take that teaches creativity, innovation, independence, risk management, budgets, financial planning, a wide variety of communication skills, creating passive income, personal growth, design principles, word processing and data management - all based around something you love?

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This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

If you answer yes to the following questions, you may be eligible:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or;
  • Government Benefit Recipient
 
If you answered 'Yes' to the questions above, please contact the College to confirm your eligiblity.

To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

 

Young Entrepreneurs - Port Macquarie
19 sessions - Thu 30 Aug - 6 Dec 18
08:30 - 15:00
$0
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MakerSpace - Construction Pathway

This transition program is designed to provide educational options for young people who need some time to decide whether to choose a vocational pathway to employment, or whether they want to set themselves a goal to get back into study and join a pathway to higher learning, including University. 

It is a transition program which will prepare participants to stay engaged in education, support the development of literacy and numeracy skills, and increase confidence.

The learning will be delivered in a hands-on, project-based environment and will give participants important skills for a future career in the Building or Construction Industries.

Training will take place in our new “MakerSpace” facility which is equipped with a range of tools, machinery and materials to facilitate the hands-on learning approach, tapping into each student’s interests, skills and imagination.

Successful students will be awarded FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways and will have the opportunity to progress to a higher qualification with recognition of the units of competency already covered.

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CONCESSION RATES apply for eligible students. Visit Smart & Skilled Here to estimate your fee.
Please enrol below and the team will contact you to confirm your concession price. Payment plans can be arranged.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

 



 

MakerSpace - Construction Pathway - Port Macquarie
Course Full - New Dates TBA
09:30 - 15:30
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UpSkill - Basic Accounts

Are you looking for work in an office? Or do you have a small business or staff who would like to formalise their skills and learn new ones? This course will equip students with basic bookkeeping skills for the office using MYOB. Basic computer skills are required to successfully complete this course. Nervous about returning to study or to the workforce? Don’t be - we will support your learning.
 
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This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. The price below applies to students who are eligible for Community Service Obligation (CSO) funding.

If you answer yes to the following questions, you may be eligible:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or;
  • Government Benefit Recipient
 
If you answered 'Yes' to the questions above, please contact the College to confirm your eligiblity.

To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

UpSkill - Basic Accounts - Port Macquarie
15 sessions - Mon,Tue 17 Sep - 6 Nov 18
09:30 - 14:30
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UpSkill - Office Admin

Are you looking for work in business administration? Are you a small business owner or have staff who would like to formalise their skills and learn new ones? This course will equip students with skills for today’s busy office environments, including skills in the most used MS Office programs Word and Excel.
Students will need to have basic computer skills to successfully complete this course.
Nervous about returning to study or to the workforce? Don’t be - we will support your learning.

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This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. The price below applies to students who are eligible for Community Service Obligation (CSO) funding.

If you answer yes to the following questions, you may be eligible:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or;
  • Government Benefit Recipient
 
If you answered 'Yes' to the questions above, please contact the College to confirm your eligiblity.

To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

UpSkill - Office Admin - Port Macquarie
12 sessions - Thu, Fri 20 Sep - 26 Oct 18
09:30 - 15:00
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Stepping Up - Landscaping

This transition program is designed to provide educational options for young people who need some time to decide whether to choose a vocational pathway to employment, or whether they want to set themselves a goal to get back into study and join a pathway to higher learning. It is a transition program which will prepare participants to stay engaged in education, support the development of literacy and numeracy skills, and increase confidence.

The learning will be delivered in a hands-on, project-based environment and will give participants important skills for a future career in the Landscaping or the Building and Construction Industries.

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This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - The listed price applies to students who are eligible for Community Service Obligation (CSO) funding.

If you answer yes to the following questions, you may be eligible:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or;
  • Government Benefit Recipient
 
If you answered 'Yes' to the questions above, please contact the College to confirm your eligiblity.

To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Stepping Up - Landscaping Pathway - Port Macquarie
Coming soon - Dates TBA
09:00 - 15:00
$0
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Pathway to Warehousing Operations - Forklift

This pathway program is designed to provide educational options for jobseekers who require some extra support to get started on their work and career goals. The learning will be delivered in a hands-on, project-based environment and will give participants important skills for a future career in Retail, Warehousing or Logistics.

Training will take place in our new “MakerSpace” which will facilitate the hands-on learning approach, tapping into each student’s interests, skills and imagination.

Successful graduates from this program will be sponsored by Port Macquarie Community College to undertake their Forklift Drivers Training with Men at Work, Port Macquarie.

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CONCESSION RATES apply for eligible students. Visit Smart & Skilled Here to estimate your fee.

Please enrol below and the team will contact you to confirm your concession price. Payment plans can be arranged.
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).


 

Pathway to Warehousing Operations - Forklift - Port Macquarie
Coming Soon - Dates TBA
09:30 - 16:00
$150
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National Qualifications

Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways (FSK10113)

This qualification aims to support learners to develop their literacy and numeracy skills to gain access into vocational qualifications.
We have a number of pathway programs to Jumpstart your learning including:
JumpStart - Retail Cosmetics
JumpStart - Building & Reno
JumpStart - Automotive
JumpStart - Hospitality


This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you may be eligible for a concession and can check your fee HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?   
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.


To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT10115)

This qualification provides the foundation skills and knowledge for individuals to safely perform digital literacy tasks using a personal computer and a range of software applications and digital devices.
This qualification is delivered as part of our Foundation Skills courses

Join us for this course and learn new computer skills for work in an office, a shop or any workplace that uses technology. We will support your learning and help you get ready for work.

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This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you are eligible for a concession and can check your fee HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.


To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
 

Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213)

This qualification aims to develop literacy and numeracy skills alongside industry skills to provide a pathway into higher qualifications.

These programs are designed for people with Disabilities who may wish to enter supported employment or who are already in a workplace and would like to formalise their skills.

JumpStart - Retail

CONCESSION RATES apply for eligible students. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

To enrol in this course you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT20115)

This entry level qualification provides the foundation skills and knowledge to use information and communications technology (ICT) in any industry.
 

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you are eligible for a concession and can check your fee HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.


Contact SkillsLink for more information.

To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20113)

This qualification is designed for individuals who aren't sure of the career they want to pursue and want to try a variety of industry options or wish to begin a pathway to an industry qualification. Our SteppingUp and Pathway Programs are suitable for individuals who require a pathway to employment or vocational training requiring assistance and support for the development of reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills. 

Options include:
SteppingUp - Beauty Services
SteppingUp - Information Technology
SteppingUp - Children & Families
SteppingUp - Cafe Skills

Pathway to Construction
Pathway to Horticulture
Pathway to Automotive
Pathway to Indigenous Land Management
The above-mentioned pathway programs are subsidised by the NSW Government - If you answer 'Yes' to the following four questions you may be eligible for a concession and can check your fee  HERE:

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you did not answer 'Yes' to all four questions, please contact SkillsLink Training directly, to determine your correct course fee.


To enrol in this qualification you require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).