Vocational Education & Training

Certificate qualifications at Kent Street Senior High School commence in Year 11 and take two* years to complete.

All Certificate II qualifications are nationally recognised and provide 4 unit equivalents for WACE. Students may choose up to two certificates.

*Certificate II in Business and Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology can be completed in one year.

 

BSB20115 - Certificate II in Business   

This qualification is delivered over 1-2 years currently under the auspices of Skills Strategies International. RTO code: 2401 

Compulsory Course Cost:         $5 per year

Prerequisites:                          Students yet to achieve a pass in ONLA writing and reading may find the content of this certificate challenging and this may affect results.

This qualification provides students with generic computing, communication and organisational skills that are relevant to all workplaces. Students develop a concept for a micro-business then undertake basic business planning and preparation to start-up the business.

Units within this certificate are:

 

BSBWHS201

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

BSBSMB201

Identify suitability for micro business

BSBITU211

Produce digital text documents

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

BSBITU213

Use digital technologies to communicate remotely

BSBITU212

Create and use spreadsheets

BSBITU312

Create electronic presentations

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBCMM201

Communicate in the workplace

BSBWOR202

Organise and complete daily work activities

BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

This certificate is largely online and self-paced with support from a teacher.

 

AHC21016 - Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management                  

This qualification is delivered over two years currently under the auspices of Access Skills Training RTO code: 4603

Compulsory Course Cost:      $110 per year

Prerequisites:                        C Grade in Year 10 Science

AHC21016 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management is a two-year qualification that leads to a variety of careers and higher qualifications in conservation and land management.

The certificate has a practical focus - in 2020 the focus is on fauna with a six month project of caring for a reptile at school and in 2021, flora creating sustainable native gardens around the school.

This certificate requires the completion of three days of work placement including an overnight camp. Work placement days may include exam periods or staff development days. Students unable to attend on those days will have to make their own arrangements to complete the work placement requirements.

Units within this certificate are:

AHCWRK209

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCNSY203

Undertake propagation activities

AHCSOL202

Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

AHCPCM201

Recognise plants

AHCPGD201

Plant trees and shrubs

AHCPCM202

Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens

AHCWRK204

Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK205

Participate in workplace communications

AHCWRK202

Observe environmental work practices

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

AHCWHS201

Participate in work health and safety processes

AHCFAU201

Recognise fauna

AHCILM202

Observe and report plants or animals

AHCNAR202

AHCPMG307

Maintain wildlife habitat refuges

Apply animal trapping techniques

 

MEM20413 - Certificate II in Engineering Pathways- Trade Training Centre

This qualification is delivered over two years currently under the auspices of Australian Institute of Education and Training. RTO code: 121314

Compulsory Course Cost:         $250 per year

Prerequisites:                           By application and aptitude testing prior to entry

Enter  a  metals trade  in  fabrication with MEM20413 - Certificate II in Engineering Pathways. The Curtin Trade Training Centre at Kent Street Senior High School provides trade quality training and equipment to allow students to achieve a qualification in metals fabrication over two years. Students have the option of applying their skills and knowledge in the workplace during school holidays (this may attract additional WACE credits).

This certificate articulates to a range of post-school options including apprenticeships and further studies in metals fabrication. Competitive entry requirements apply - a pre-entry test must be completed before an offer of a place is made.

Units within this certificate are:

MEM13014A MEM18001C MEM16008A MEM18002B MEMPE003A MEMPE002A MEMPE004A MSAENV272B

Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

Use hand tools

Interact with computing technology

Use power tools/hand held operations

Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment

Use electric welding machines

Use fabrication equipment

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MEMPE001A

MEMPE006A MEMPE005A MSAPMSUP106A

Use engineering workshop machines

Undertake a basic engineering project

Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry

Work in a team

This certificate may require students to attend outside normal school hours – typically 1-2 hours per week until 5PM (or earlier).

SIT20316 - Certificate II in Hospitality

This qualification is delivered over two years currently under the auspices of Australian Institute of Education and Training. RTO code: 121314

Compulsory Course Cost:               $160 per year

Prerequisites:                                   C Grade or better in Year 9/10 Home Economics

Whether you want to be a better cook or become a chef, SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality will give you the skills to cook up a storm. This two-year certificate develops skills and experience in food and beverage preparation and sales. Students will create food and beverages to sell to staff and students  from  a  simulated  café. Students will learn to market and package products, operate a commercial coffee machine and cash register. This certificate articulates to a range of post-school options including apprenticeships and further studies in hospitality.

Units within this certificate are:

SITXFSA001

BSBWOR203

Use hygienic practices for food safety

Work effectively with others

SITHFAB005

Prepare and serve espresso coffee

HLTAID003

Provide First Aid

SITHIND002

Source and use information on the hospitality industry

SITXWHS001

Participate in safe work practices

SITHCCC003

Prepare and present sandwiches

SITHFAB007

Serve food and beverage

SITHIND003

Use hospitality skills effectively

SITXCCS003

Interact with customers

SITXCOM001

Source and present information

SITXCOM002

Show social and cultural sensitivity

This certificate may require students to attend outside normal school hours – typically 1 hour per week before or after normal school hours.

ICT20115 - Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology            

ICT30115 - Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (option)

This qualification is delivered over 1-2 years currently under the auspices of Skills Strategies International. RTO code: 2401

Compulsory Course Cost:         $5 per year

This 1-2 year certificate is  for students intending to  develop their Information  Communication and Technology (ICT) skills so that they can be an effective ICT user or employee. The qualification provides foundation general computing and employment skills that enable participation in an information technology environment  in any industry.  ICT skills and knowledge  underpins all Australian industries and is highly regarded in many current and emerging occupations.

Units within this certificate are: 

ICTICT201

Use computer operating systems and hardware

ICTICT207

Integrate commercial computing packages

ICTICT202

Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment

ICPDMT321

Capture a digital image

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWHS201

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

ICTICT203

Operate application software packages

ICTICT204

Operate a digital media technology package

ICTWEB201

Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

 

ICTICT206

Install software applications

ICTSAS203

Connect hardware peripherals

ICTSAS206

Detect and protect from spam and destructive software

ICTICT205

Design basic organisational documents using computing packages

ICTICT210

Operate database applications

Non-ATAR students that achieve this qualification are expected to enrol in Certificate III Information, Digital Media and Technology. ATAR students that have completed certificate II may elect to enrol in the certificate III or undertake private study. Students must achieve the certificate II before commencing the certificate III.

 

CUA20615 - Certificate II in Music Industry    

This qualification is delivered over two years currently under the auspices of the College of Sound and Music Production. RTO code: 41549 

Compulsory Course Cost:         $100 per year

Certificate courses combine practical skills with industry level training allowing students to move into higher level music training beyond school. Students will develop technical and artistic skills in music using industry level equipment and software.

Units within this certificate are:

BSBWHS201

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

BSBWOR203

Work effectively with others

CUAIND201

Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

CUAMPF201

Play or sing simple musical pieces

CUAMLT201

Develop and apply musical ideas and listening skills

CUAMPF203

Develop ensemble skills for playing or singing music

CUASOU202

Perform basic sound editing

CUAMCP201

Incorporate technology into music making

 

SIS20213 – Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

This qualification is delivered over two years currently under the auspices of Australian Institute of Education and Training. RTO code: 121314

Compulsory Course Cost:              $250 per year

Prerequisites:                                  C Grade or better in Year 10 Physical Education and Year 10 English

SIS20213 Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation develops skills across a range of outdoor pursuits through a mix of classroom based learning and then application outdoors. As this qualification requires water-based activities a proficiency in swimming is essential.

Units within this certificate are: 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

SISOODR201A

Assist in conducting outdoor recreation sessions

SISOOPS201A

Minimise environmental impact

SISXIND101A

Work effectively in sport and recreation environments

SISXOHS101A

Follow occupational health and safety policies

SISOSNK201A

Demonstrate snorkelling activities

SISOSRF201A

Demonstrate surf survival and self-rescue skills

SISOSRF202A

Demonstrate basic surfing manoeuvres in controlled conditions

SISXEMR201A

Respond to emergency situations

SISOCNE201A

Demonstrate simple canoeing skills

SISOCNE202A

Perform deep water rescues

SISOOPS202A

Use and maintain a temporary or overnight site

*HLTAID001

Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

*SISOBWG201A

Demonstrate bushwalking skills in a controlled environment

*SISONAV201A

Demonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environment

*These units may be replaced with the Recreational Skipper’s Ticket and:

MEM50008B            Carry out trip preparation and planning

MEM50009B            Safely operate a mechanically powered boat

MEM50010B            Respond to boating emergencies

This certificate is an industry-developed qualification that articulates into a range of post- school certificates and careers. This qualification requires an ability to swim in a range of conditions and participate in overnight camps.  It may require students to attend outside normal school hours – typically 1 hour per week before or after normal school hours.

SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation - Cricket            

This qualification is delivered over two years currently under the auspices of North Metropolitan TAFE. RTO code: 52786

Compulsory Course Cost:        $500 per year

Prerequisites:                           Specialist Cricket program

SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation is for students enrolled in the Specialist Cricket program. The two -year qualification is for students intending to develop skills as part of a recreational or career pathway in cricket or the sport and fitness or sport and recreation industry. The certificate provides four hours of practical and class-based training per week and a comprehensive match and touring cricket program.

Kent Street Senior High School has an extensive network of industry partners and contacts including the WACA - allowing students access to WACA resources and staff in addition to Kent Street’s own facilities.

Units within this certificate are:

SISSSCO101

Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices

SISXCAI002

Assist with activity sessions

SISXCAI001

Provide equipment for activities

SISXFAC001

Maintain equipment for activities

BSBWOR202

Organise and complete daily work activities

SISXCCS001

Provide quality service

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

SISXEMR001

Respond to emergency situations

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

SISXIND001

Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments

SISSCKT201A

Perform the intermediate skills of cricket

SISSCKT202A

Perform the intermediate tactics and strategies of cricket

SISXIND002

Maintain sport, fitness and recreation industry knowledge

At the completion of this certificate students are guaranteed entry into a   full-time   qualification   at   North Metropolitan TAFE- the State’s leading provider of vocational training  in  sport  and  recreation. In addition, North Metropolitan TAFE has pathways to University study.  Details of tertiary options are available from the TAFE website (www.northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au).

SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation (General)

This qualification is delivered over two years currently under the auspices of North Metropolitan TAFE. RTO code: 52786

Compulsory Course Cost:         $110 per year

Prerequisites:                             C Grade or above in Year 10 Physical Education and Year 10 English

SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation is for students seeking to enter a career in sport, fitness, community recreation, aquatics or sports teaching. The two-year qualification will train students to establish and conduct sports sessions with children from Year 7 and above and develop the latest skills in coaching, injury prevention and firstaid.

Units within this certificate are:

SISSSCO101

SISXCAI002

SISXCAI001

SISXFAC001

Develop and update knowledge of coaching practices

Assist with activity sessions Provide equipment for activities Maintain equipment for activities

BSBWOR202

SISXCCS001

HLTWHS001

SISXEMR001

HLTAID003

SISXIND001

SISSSOF101

SISSSOF202

SISXIND002

Organise and complete daily work activities

Provide quality service

Participate in workplace health and safety

Respond to emergency situations

Provide first aid

Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments

Develop and update officiating knowledge

Officiate games or competitions

Maintain sport, fitness and recreation industry knowledge

At the completion of this certificate students are guaranteed entry into a full-time qualification at North Metropolitan TAFE - the State’s leading provider of vocational training in sport and recreation. In addition, North Metropolitan TAFE has pathways to University study. Details of tertiary options are available from the TAFE website (www.northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au).