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
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.
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.
CURRENT COURSES WE OFFER
CHC33015 | Certificate III in Individual Support
Mondays – 4 May, 24 May
9.30am – 3.00pm – Monday & Tuesday
9 – 12mths
Successful completion of the Certificate III in Individual Support qualifies graduates to work as Personal Support Workers in the Aged Care, Disability sector and community participation.
CHC43115 | Certificate IV in Disability
Start Dates (night)
Monday 12 July 2021
Class Times (night):
5.00pm – 8.00pm – Mondays & Thursdays
Start Dates (day)
Thursday 3rd June 2021
Class Times (day):
9.30am – 3.00pm – Thursdays & Fridays
9 – 12mths
This 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.
AHC20316 | Certificate II in Production Horticulture
Mondays 20 September.
9.30am – 3.30pm – Monday & Wednesdays.
6 – 9 mths
This qualification provides a vocational outcome in production horticulture. This leads to employment in a farm or orchard setting. It also includes the operational maintenance of machinery treating weeds, pests and diseases as well as irrigation activities.
22555VIC | Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy (CIALN)
9.30am – 3.00pm
The 22555VIC Certificate I in Initial Adult literacy and Numeracy has been designed to allow for flexible selection of units from a bank of specific literacy and numeracy units. This is to maximise the opportunities for learners with intellectual disabilities to engage with learning, due to the diversity of intellectual disabilities of learners, which can be accompanied by physical disabilities.
22566VIC | Certificate I in Work Education
9.30am – 3.00pm
The Certificate I in Work Education supports post compulsory school age learners with permanent cognitive and / or intellectual disabilities to explore work options and access pathways to further specific vocational education and training. It supports learners to improve their employability and work readiness.
22567VIC | Certificate I in Transitional Education
Monday 1st March
9.30am – 3.00pm
The Certificate I in Transition Education supports learners with a permanent cognitive and/or intellectual disability to become active participants in the community. The course assists learners to develop life skills and supports self-development so that they can explore suitable future options such as employment, further study or community participation.
Beginner and Intermediate Computers
Start Dates 2021
Mondays only: 31 May, 23 Aug, 1 Nov.
Utilise a personal computer and carry out everyday functions. Find out how to get the best out of your technology. Learn new skills in a friendly classroom environment.
Steps to Employment
Start Dates 2021
Wednesdays: 19 May, 23 June, 21 July, 18 August, 15 September, 13 October, 10 November.
This program is to assist participants to prepare for employment by:
- preparing for interviews, job searching, developing cover letters,
- developing resumes, the use of newspapers/internet for job searching, develop skills for maintaining and keeping a job.
Youth Jobs Path Block Courses
11th May | 1st June | 22nd June | 13th July | 3rd August | 24th August | 14th September | 5th October | 27th October | 16th November | 7th December.
9.00am – 4.00pm Tuesday to Thursday
9.00am – 3.00pm Friday
Contact your Jobactive provider to enrol
We prepare you to become job ready. You will receive pre-employment training through practical and hands-on activities in a relaxed and supported environment with small class sizes.
We prepare you to become job ready by providing activities including visits to various industry sites so that you can get a good understanding of the different types of jobs you may like to work in
Fees and Charges
Reconciliation Action Plan
Disability Action Plan
Scope of Registration
Performance Indicator report
Student Survey Results
Quality and Compliance
Feedback and suggestions
Withdrawal and Refunds
Complaints and appeals
This information is available in multiple formats on request.
People living with disabilities or those with a disadvantage can do anything with the right support.
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