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  1. 1. WSTEC Information for Schools
  2. 2. Western Sydney Training & Education Centre Inc . <ul><li>W.S.T.E.C. Is a community based Registered Training Organisation which has been presenting educational courses to the Western Sydney area for the past 20 years. </li></ul>48 Bulolo Drive, Whalan, 2770 Registered Training Organisation No. 7069
  3. 3. These courses cover Community Services qualifications: <ul><li>Certificate III in Children's Services </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate III in Aged Care </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate III in Disability Work </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate II in Music </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate IV in Sound Production </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate II and III in General Education for Adults </li></ul><ul><li>The Certificate II in General Education has been presented under the Links to Learning Program as an equivalent to the Year 10 Life Skills level qualification. </li></ul>
  4. 4. CGEA <ul><li>The Certificate II in General Education covers Numeracy, Literacy and Science and also includes 80 hours of a General Curriculum Option (GCO) which consists of Accredited units from a Vocational qualification . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Some of the vocational units offered are from: <ul><li>Certificate III in Children's Services </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate II in Retail </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate II in Business Management </li></ul><ul><li>Basic First Aid </li></ul><ul><li>Employability Skills </li></ul>
  6. 6. In the Links to Learning program for Students at Risk: <ul><li>the young person is referred by their school. W.S.T.E.C., the school, parents and student are involved in the referral process and agreements are signed by all parties </li></ul>
  7. 7. Program <ul><li>Students attend W.S.T.E.C. Classes for three days per week, from 9.30 am to 3.00pm, with morning and lunch breaks. </li></ul><ul><li>The plan is for them to then undertake work placement for one day per week and return to the school for continued contact with the school for at least part of the remaining day. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Objective <ul><li>The objective of the course is that the student, on successful completion of the course will either return to school, progress to further education or move on to employment </li></ul>
  9. 9. Next Step <ul><li>. If employment is the next step plan, a component of work experience is offered to transition the young person into the working world. </li></ul>
  10. 10. ASSESSMENT <ul><li>Student work is assessed by the trainer and will be kept in the student file, in a secure situation, where it can be viewed by the student or someone with the student's authority, for a period of seven years. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Continual Reporting <ul><li>Daily reports on attendance is forwarded by email to each school on their relevant students. This is followed up by a weekly roll, which is forwarded on a Friday. Any behavioural problems which occur are notified to the school and discussion is held with W.S.T.E.C, the school, the student and the parents. </li></ul>
  12. 12. At the end of the course an overall report is sent to the school on each of their students containing : <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour & Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Next Step Plan </li></ul>
  13. 13. Results of Program <ul><li>On completion, the student, WSTEC representative and the school representative confer on the NEXT STEP PLAN which outlines where the student goes from here and what steps are needed to be taken to achieve this. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 2012 <ul><li>In 2012 there will be three major intakes of students at Whalan Centre and four at Richmond . </li></ul><ul><li>Schools can enrol a student outside these parameters if there are vacancies. </li></ul><ul><li>Partner schools will receive priority. </li></ul>
  15. 15. 2012 <ul><li>It would be an ideal situation if we could receive a “ guesstimate ” of how many vacancies are required by each partner school before first term starts. </li></ul><ul><li>If you leave it too late there may not be vacancies when you need them. </li></ul>
  16. 16. WSTEC Phone 02 9832 4775 Fax 02 9677 2110 Email