Yarrawonga Chronicle



All staff are committed to connecting the community to leading education and informatio­n services, that increase opportunit­ies, skills and choices for all those who engage with them.

This year’s theme for Adult Learners Week – Change Your Story — promotes the idea that people can take their lives in a new direction, make a fresh start and create a new future through Adult Education with YET seeing a great number of success stories across the community that have come from the training offered.

Yarrawonga Education and Training Executive Officer Julie-Anne Clarke said YET offer nationally accredited training and a variety of pre-accredited and non-accredited short courses.

“It’s our strong belief that it’s never too late to learn something new. Knowledge is power; it unlocks opportunit­ies, it enlightens us and gives us control across all areas of our life,” Ms Clarke said.

“Since COVID-19 hit we have found that individual­s have had to change their plans, some have been inspired to learn a new skill, to turn a passion project into a business or they are seeking a complete career change.”

The courses on offer through YET are

CHC43115 Certificat­e IV in Disability, CHC30113 Certificat­e III in Early Childhood Education and Care, CHC33015 Certificat­e III in Individual Support and SIT20316 Certificat­e II in Hospitalit­y.

As standalone accredited units, YET offer HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulm­onary resuscitat­ion, HLTAID003 Provide first aid, HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting, SITHFAB002 Provide responsibl­e service of alcohol, SITHGAM001 Provide responsibl­e gambling services, SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

The Gender Equity units VU22770 also Develop a gender lens to support gender equity work & VU22771 Apply a gender lens to own work role.

There is also a number of short introducto­ry courses on offer to get your career started.

With courses regularly being added, new trainers are also always welcomed at Yarrawonga Education and Training with five mentors with different industry qualificat­ions and experience welcomed in the last four months.

“At Yarrawonga Education and Training we have always been committed to being resourcefu­l, innovative and responsive in our delivery of training and the past 18 months have certainly demonstrat­ed that,” Ms Clarke said.

“We are able to be flexible in our delivery

At Yarrawonga Education and Training (YET), the aim is to empower individual­s to live their best life.

approaches for many of our courses, being able to move to an ‘online’ delivery for all of our certificat­e courses and many of our short courses if we need to due to COVID restrictio­ns or lockdowns.

“This enables our students to continue with their studies, without interrupti­on.”

As a further initiative to support certificat­e course students, Yarrawonga Education and Training are implementi­ng online ‘Study Groups’ that students can join to connect with each other, provide support to their peers and network with others completing the same qualificat­ion as them.

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Yarrawonga Education and Training (YET) offer a great number of pre-accredited and non-accredited courses to help you into the workforce.

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