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Why people choose Encompass

Encompass College of Education and Training has a long history delivering quality training in Geelong and Wyndham regions.
Students and staff share a productive environment of learning based on mutual respect and understanding.

Our training programs are interactive and engaging, using a wide variety learning resource s across several different industries, with new courses being developed, we are here to
help.

It is our focus on your personal learning experience that separates us from other training providers.
At Encompass, you are more than a student number, we aim to be an important partner on your learning journey.

Flexible Learning

We offer flexible learning, with our day and evening classes and our programs offer opportunities that assist you in the development of your chosen career pathway, increasing your opportunity to access employment.

Encompass College of Education and Training is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which provides many training programs designed to be adapted to individuals’ learning needs and expectations .

Our professional and welcoming staff are available to discuss career options and opportunities with you.
Encompass College of Education and Training encourages people of all abilities to apply , with many specialised courses available.

Helping you to get back to the classroom

Encompass understands getting back to the classroom can be overwhelming so we ensure our classes help you in every way we can such as :

  • Small class sizes
  • Flexible , supportive and inclusive environment
  • Caring and experienced staff
  • A variety of student support services

If you are looking to expand your skills, upgrade your qualifications or change your career path, please contact us on 1800 943 055. Our friendly staff will help you find the right course and career for you.
Government funded places are a vailable (eligibility criteria apply) or courses are available on a fee for service basis. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Select a course for further details.

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For further information please contact us on 1800 943 055, or emails us here RTO@Encompass-CS.org.au

Current courses we offer

Duration:
12 months

Do you have special learning needs, want help to gain independence and become an active community member? Improve your self-development, creative and recreational activities in a supportive and fun-filled environment.

During this course your special needs will be supported with a range of learning activities to develop social, community and employability skills as well as basic literacy and numeracy skills and use of everyday technology.

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Duration:
12 months

Would you like to learn about personal development, communication, time management and computer skills for both home and the workplace? Encompass can help with learning entry into employment and other vocational training, all in a supportive environment.

This qualification has been developed to enable learners with a disability/disabilities or with significant evidence of a disability or special learning needs which impact on your employability and readiness in a supported environment.

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Duration:
7 months

Have you ever wanted a career that allows you to help and improve the lives of others? If you’re passionate about making things better for others and want to learn more about the industry, then our Certificate II in Community Services is the perfect course for you.

Do you want to be trained with the skills to help meet the needs of those who may be facing difficulties. If you’re passionate about building better communities, a role in the community services may be for you. Our Certificate II in Community Services is the ideal course for you to take steps towards a successful career. You’ll finish the course with the skills and knowledge required to secure an entry-level position. Learn to offer support to people in community settings and how to implement community-based programs.

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Duration:
5 months

Learn your way around a nursery and get trained for the job. Study various plants and their needs, then fight off fiendish foes like bugs and disease. It’s time to get green!

If you like getting your hands dirty then come and join us to study Certificate II in Production Horticulture.

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Duration:
6 months

Would you like to learn about personal development, communication, time management and computer skills for both home and the workplace? Encompass can help with learning entry into employment and other vocational training, all in a supportive environment.

This qualification has been developed to enable learners with a disability/disabilities or with significant evidence of a disability or special learning needs which impact on their employability and readiness in a supported environment.

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Duration:
12 months

This course will prepare for a job as an allied health professional. You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to support doctors, nurses and other health professionals.

The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance equips you with a solid understanding of how to assist with allied health programming, how to interpret basic medical terminology and how to comply with infection prevention and control policies. You will also learn how to communicate effectively with both professionals and patients. This nationally recognised qualification enables students to work in entry-level positions across a wide range of positions in the health sector such patient care assistant, nursing assistant and more.

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Duration:
7 months

Have you ever wanted a career that allows you to help and improve the lives of others? If you’re passionate about making things better for others and want to learn more about the industry, then our Certificate II in Community Services is the perfect course for you.

Do you want to be trained with the skills to help meet the needs of those who may be facing difficulties. If you’re passionate about building better communities, a role in the community services may be for you. Our Certificate II in Community Services is the ideal course for you to take steps towards a successful career. You’ll finish the course with the skills and knowledge required to secure an entry-level position. Learn to offer support to people in community settings and how to implement community-based programs.

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Duration:
12 months

Learn a holistic approach to becoming a Personal/Support Worker in the Aged Care, Disability and Community sectors. With exceptional job outcomes, this qualification offers individuals a supportive learning environment and unique opportunities to develop the physical mental and emotional skills for this career.

This popular qualification offers participants a holistic approach to becoming Personal / Support Workers in the Aged Care, Disability and Community sectors. With exceptional job outcomes, this qualification offers individuals a supportive learning environment and unique opportunities to develop the physical mental and emotional skills needed to work in these areas.

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Duration:
9-12 months

When you work in disability services, everyday is a chance to do something different and make a difference. You’re providing care and support to someone, helping them to become more independent and confidence. Study Cert IV in Disability with us, to make a difference in your life and help others change theirs.

This face-to-face qualification is for those people who wish to work in the disability care sector: in residential care facilities, home settings or day programs as a support worker. Your knowledge and skills gained from this qualification will enhance the ability for you to assist people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation.

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Victorian residents may be eligible for government subsidised training in Victoria under the Skills First Program. Please contact our office to find out more about your eligibility.

Duration:
10-12 months

Do you want to learn how to provide self-directed and recovery oriented support for people? Improve your self-development and learn to help others within a range of community contexts.

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment with required practical placement.

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Duration:
10 weeks

This skill set is developed to provide you with skills to support the immediate and short term needs of someone in crisis.

Learn how to mitigate aggression and deescalate situations.

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Duration:
30 hours

Designed to help you understand the basics across various areas of technology, including different digital devices and their functionality Our focus is on small class sizes which means you will receive all the individual attention and assistance you may need.

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Duration:
30 hours

Build upon the Digital Essentials level 1 program by extending your understanding of technology, including different digital devices and their functionality
Our focus is on small class sizes which means you will receive all the individual attention and assistance you may need.

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Duration:
7 weeks

This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support for basic client care for a range of roles within the aged care and disability support sectors.

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Duration:
1 day

Do you need the food handling certificate for your employer, or do you need to beef up your job prospects?
Join us for a day of training to improve your food safety knowledge and live a healthier lifestyle.

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Have you ever wanted a career that allows you to help and improve the lives of others?
If you’re passionate about making things better for others and want to learn more about the industry, then our Introduction to Community Services is the perfect course for you.

This course was designed for people to gain an understanding of the Community Services sector and the variety of different roles possible with it. It is intended to help and direct people into further study or into the industry and begin careers.

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Duration:
2 days

Want to develop the skills so you can manage disrespectful, aggressive or abusive customers?
Learn how to mitigate aggression and deescalate situations.

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Duration:
20 hours

Looking to get back into work? Part-Time? Full-time?
If you’ve been out for a while it can be hard to re-enter the workforce. We are here to help, our Steps to employment course will help you start your employment journey on the right foot.

We know it can be a big event returning to the workforce. Our staff strive to make our classes a positive and productive experience. Our focus is on small class sizes which means you receive individual attention and assistance.

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