Future Youth Program Byron Community College

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Future Youth Program

Future Youth Program
Assessments are made against units of competency from the course in SG00003802 - Skills Group SG00003802.
  • Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks (FSKDIG02)
  • Read and respond to simple workplace information (FSKRDG07)
  • Participate in simple spoken interactions at work (FSKOCM03)
  • Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems (FSKLRG09)
  • Use simple strategies for work-related learning (FSKLRG08)
Future Youth Program

<p><div align="center">{image name:“NRT Logo”}</div></p><p>Aged 17-24 and wondering what your next step might be? Keen to stay in Byron Shire and earn good money? Do you want to work on community

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Aged 17-24 and wondering what your next step might be? Keen to stay in Byron Shire and earn good money? Do you want to work on community based solutions to create positive change in the world? Interested in FREE* quality skills training?

Run in collaboration with Byron Shire Council, the Future Youth Program provides opportunities for young people to develop essential skills to increase chances of finding employment in the region. Through a mix of individual, group and hands-on learning you will gain valuable work skills

You will be required to undertake 16 sessions of work experience throughout this course and work across a range of areas within Council operations, such as: - Childcare, Customer Service, Construction & Maintenance, Waste & Recycling, Procurement, People & Culture, Open Spaces Better Byron, Community Enforcement. Try your hand at a number of different skill sets to see what makes you tick!

You don’t need to know what you want to do forever, you just need to know what you want to do next. So contact us with your questions or to enrol.

*Funded under the NSW Government Smart & Skilled Program. Eligibility criteria apply.

“I am enjoying getting different views and perspectives in the class when we come together. The teachers are great. They take the time to really understand what we want to know. The course has helped me with my confidence and I'm looking forward to the work experience which will include practical skill and outdoors hands-on work.” - Meriana Jenkins.

“The college is very supportive and I feel that everyone is very positive. The staff are friendly and easy-going and always available to help. I've been treated really well. It's different from what I expected. It's friendly and fun”. - Bindhi Peck-Gaze.

You Will Learn:

  • Customer service
  • Conflict management
  • Digital technology
  • Online record keeping
  • Communication, teamwork and problem solving

Topics covered

The 5 units of competency from FSK10213 Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways include:

  • FSKLRG08 – Use simple strategies for work-related learning
  • FSKDIG02 – Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks
  • FSKOCM03 – Participate in simple spoken interactions at work
  • FSKLRG09 – Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKRDG07 – Read and respond to simple workplace information

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience or knowledge is required
  • Students must be between 17 – 24 years of age to enrol

Course Duration & Hours

  • Two days a week in class sessions: 10.00 am – 3.30pm
  • Delivery Location: Byron Shire Council Offices, Mullumbimby
  • Work Experience: This course requires you to undertake work experience in the community and with the Council services. The council will arrange your work experience.

Course Fees

  • Subsidised Fee: $0

Student Policies and Procedures

See Student Handbook

USI

From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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