Aboriginal Health College Smoking Cessation Skills Set /Tobacco Resistance & Control short course

This course will develop knowledge and skills for Aboriginal Health Workers and other health professionals providing information on smoking and smoking cessation programs. It includes the treatment and management of nicotine dependence, the quitting process, behavioural interventions such as brief advice, counseling and intensive support, nicotine replacement therapies and prescription pharmacotherapies, working with families, working with complexity, health promotion in communities and in the workplace and more.

The course includes 2 week-long study clusters:
Block 1: Mon April 4 – Fri April 8
Block 2: Mon May 9 – Fri May 13

For more information please view the course brochure here or to register your interest and to obtain an enrolment form, please contact Paul Benedek by email or Phone: 9019 0733. You can also download an enrolment form from the AHC website.

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Kiama Community College | Salon Assistant

Shoalhaven Community College are running a course for students wanting to break into the hairdressing industry.

No fees apply, for those eligible for the Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarship (recipients of Commonwealth government benefits between the ages of 15 and 30).

The course is limited to just 12 positions.

Please call the Shoalhaven Community College for more information or to secure your position in the course.

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The Deaf Society | Auslan Courses

1Sign Language classes Term 4 - Message (HTML)Want to learn Sign Language??

Exciting news…We have 2 courses to choose from in our local area. We need more people to learn Sign Language as we approach the NDIS.

Option 1 | ‘Sign Language 1’

Runs at Dapto Ribbonwood Centre starting on 12th October for 7 x Monday nights, 6-8pm.

This is an introductory basic Sign Language course for anyone (over 14yrs, 9months) For more information please have a look here http://deafsocietynsw.org.au/courses/sign_language_courses and click on Sign Language 1.

You can call our Student Support Officer Rachael on 02 8833 3604 or email her at rsperinck@DeafSociety.com with any questions.

Sign Language classes Term 4 - Message (HTML)Option 2 | ‘Certificate II in Auslan’

The first time we have offered an Accredited course in Auslan in this area. You will get a ‘Certificate II in Auslan’ at the end of your course. It starts on 23rd October in Kiama.

We are excited to announce that we will be offering the Certificate II in Auslan in 4 new locations! 

Auslan or Australian Sign Language is the language of the Australian Deaf Community. It’s a unique and rich visual language. The course is taught by everyday users of Auslan who will share the nuances of this beautiful language in a fun and supportive environment. In Certificate II you will learn to communicate visually using gestures, body language and facial expressions.

Starting on Friday, 23rd October 2015, the course is delivered in our innovative blended learning model which allows you greater flexibility. The theory component of the course is completed online at your own pace while the language component is completed face-to-face over six weekends.

Certificate II enrolments close at 5pm, Sunday 18th October 2015. For more information about the course, locations and timetables visit our website.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Student Support Officer, Rachel on rsperinck@deaf.nsw.edu.au or 8833 3604.