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					 2010 program guide




                                   Access to Work
                                   and Further Study
Access to Work and Further Study




                                    Senior Studies                                         Adult Tertiary Preparation
                                                                                                                    Certificate IV in Adult
                                    (Year 11 & 12)                                                                  Tertiary Preparation
                                                                                         Certificate IV in Adult    (University Preparation
                                   Queensland Certificate                                Tertiary Preparation (ATP) Skill Set)
                                   of Education Year 11 and                              Alexandra Hills
                                                                                                                                                 Alexandra Hills
                                   12 (continuing secondary                              Loganlea
                                                                                                                                                 Loganlea
                                   students)                                             Yeronga
                                                                                                                                                 Yeronga
                                                                                         Start dates: January and July
                                   Alexandra Hills                                       Duration: 1 year full time. Part time options           Start dates: Ongoing
                                                                                         Entry requirements: Direct entry (must be 18 or         Duration: Each module is 63 nominal hours,
                                   Start dates: Ongoing
                                                                                         over)                                                   but may be accelerated depending on individual
                                   Duration: 2 years full time. 3 years part time
                                                                                                                                                 learners. Online/blended study options available.
                                   Entry requirements: Application and interview
                                                                                         Why choose this program?                                Entry requirements: Direct entry (must be 18 or
                                   Why choose this program?                                                                                      over)
                                                                                         This program is specifically designed
                                   This unique program offers senior school              to provide students with the skills and                 Why choose this program?
                                   students the chance to undertake a flexible           knowledge necessary for study at tertiary
                                                                                         level. It is ideal for adults who have been             This skill set provides the knowledge
                                   Senior Studies program (Year 11 and 12),
                                                                                         away from formal education for some time.               and skills for successful tertiary study.
                                   with options varying from a full academic
                                                                                         Students who successfully complete the                  The included modules, Language and
                                   program to a combination of vocational
                                                                                         program will gain a ‘Senior-equivalent’                 Learning and University Study Skills, will
                                   and general studies in a mature learning
                                                                                         certificate, and a rank which allows access             provide you with a range of skills including
                                   environment. We meet individually with
                                                                                         to university programs. Griffith University             time management, research and study,
                                   each student to design a Senior Studies
                                                                                         recognises successful completion of an                  assignment writing, exam strategies and
                                   program that is tailored to their talents
                                                                                         additional module (University study skills)             seminar presentation skills. Students
                                   and interests. Students have the option to
                                                                                         as sufficient for direct entry to first year            studying diplomas or certificates in all
                                   gain an OP for tertiary entrance, or start
                                                                                         undergraduate level degree programs.                    areas will find these modules valuable to
                                   a traineeship or diploma before they even
                                                                                                                                                 their studies.
                                   graduate. As part of their studies students
                                   undertake the mentor program supporting
                                                                                                                                                 Career opportunities
                                   the development of a well-rounded senior              Career opportunities
                                   program.                                                                                                      Completion of these modules, along with
                                                                                         This qualification prepares graduates                   successful completion of your chosen
                                                                                         for entry into university, TAFE, Armed
                                   Career opportunities                                  Services (now including Officer Entry) and
                                                                                                                                                 diploma course, will allow you direct entry
                                                                                                                                                 to Griffith University courses and may be
                                   Entrance into tertiary study at TAFE or               the Public Service. Students will receive               considered at other universities.
                                   university, employment, apprenticeships or            a rank through QTAC at the successful
                                   traineeships.                                         completion of their studies.
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                                                                       For the most up-to-date program information, call 1300 657 613 or visit www.msit.tafe.qld.gov.au
          Access to Work and Further Study

  Study Preparation                                       Students with a Disability                            Course in Learning for
                                                                                                                Life (for students with a
Access 10                                               Program in Vocational                                   disability)
Loganlea                                                Skills Development
                                                                                                                Alexandra Hills
Start dates: February and July                          (for students with a                                    Loganlea
Duration: 1 year full time. Part time options
Entry requirements: Direct entry
                                                        disability)                                             Mt Gravatt
                                                        Mt Gravatt                                              Yeronga
Why choose this program?
                                                                                                                Start dates: February
This program aims to provide students                   Start dates: February
                                                                                                                Duration: Full time or part time
with general education skills equivalent to             Duration: Full time
                                                                                                                Entry requirements: Certificate in skills for the




                                                                                                                                                                    Access to Work and Further Study
Year 10 to assist them in accessing further             Entry requirements: Interview only
education or finding employment. Subjects                                                                       future or equivalent
covered include English, Maths, History,                Why choose this program?
                                                                                                                Why choose this program?
Science and Computing. Successful                       This program will provide students with a
completion of this program will allow                                                                           The Course in Learning for Life builds
                                                        disability the opportunity to develop the
students entry into TAFE programs that                                                                          on the skills learned in Vocational Skills
                                                        skills to gain employment or articulation to
require Year 10 or equivalent.                                                                                  Development to give students higher level
                                                        further study leading to employment. This
                                                                                                                numeracy and literacy knowledge. The
                                                        program is at a preparatory level to assist
Career opportunities                                    learners to become more independent
                                                                                                                overall aim of this course is to provide
                                                                                                                people with a unique, personalised
Further study or employment.                            through socialisation and skills acquisition.
                                                                                                                program of learning and new opportunities
                                                        Students study communication skills, team
                                                                                                                to explore life and career pathways. It
                                                        work, numeracy, personal management
Certificate III in Education                            skills, basic health care and vocational
                                                                                                                aims to provide opportunities to develop
                                                                                                                personal management and work-related
                                                        skills. Language and literacy is integrated
Support                                                 throughout the program.
                                                                                                                skills as well as improve literacy and
                                                                                                                numeracy competencies at the same time.
Alexandra Hills                                         Career opportunities
                                                                                                                Career opportunities
Loganlea                                                The program may provide the individual
                                                                                                                The program may provide the individual
Yeronga                                                 with the skills to gain employment or




                                                                                                                                                                        2010 program guide
                                                                                                                with the skills to gain employment or
                                                        articulation to further study leading to
Start dates: Ongoing                                                                                            articulation to further study leading to
                                                        employment.
Duration: Part time options                                                                                     employment.
Entry requirements: Direct entry

Why choose this program?
This qualification provides students with
the skills and knowledge required to
become a Teacher’s Aide in a school
environment. Teacher’s Aides assist
teachers with classroom support, clerical
duties, taking students for extra work in
areas of need, supervision, preparation
of learning activities, operating libraries,
computer systems, housekeeping and
stocktaking. This qualification is offered
to individuals who wish to have their
current competency-based training and
assessment delivered through a blended
mode of delivery.

Career opportunities
Teacher’s Aide in a preparatory, primary or
secondary school.




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                               For the most up-to-date program information, call 1300 657 613 or visit www.msit.tafe.qld.gov.au

				
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