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Business Training

Upcoming Training Events

Within the Shoalhaven there is a comprehensive business training agenda all year round. Council's Economic Development Office coordinates many of these courses with local providers and in conjunction with local business chambers and like organisations.

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Sat 01 Feb 2020
09:00am - 4:30pm

ITeC - 2020 Courses - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Location: ITeC Training
Provided By: Illawarra ITeC
Cost: $0-$1850

Course covers essential skills including assisting with WHS compliance, implementing risk assessment controls, identifying hazards and implementing WHS continuous improvement.

You will learn:
  • Your duties, rights and responsibilities
  • Strategies to make safety work for you
  • Make safety improve your bottom line
  • Turn “if only” into “what if”
  • Course commences February 2020
  • 1 day per fortnight (12 workshops) + self study
  • 24 weeks

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Sat 01 Feb 2020
09:00am - 4:30pm

ITeC - 2020 Courses - Certificate IV in Business (Governance)

Location: ITeC Training
Provided By: Illawarra ITeC
Cost: Free to eligible participants *
This course provides practical hands on experience and is suitable for people who are Committee Members, Directors and/or Managers of an Indigenous Organisation.
You will learn:
  • Be more confident working as a Board Member!
  • Refresh your knowledge and update your qualification
  • Improve your Organisation
  • Course commences February 2020 - 1 day per fortnight
  • Mixed mode study
  • Course runs 21 weeks

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Fri 07 Feb 2020
08:30am - 12:30pm

ITeC - 2020 Courses - Certificate IV in Leadership & Management

Location: ITeC Training
Provided By: Illawarra ITeC
Cost: $0-$1850
This course will help you develop the corporate knowledge and skills to advance your professional career in business services.
Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to apply for skilled work within professional office environments in both the public and private sector.
  • Course Commences February 2020
  • 1 day per fortnight (workshops)
  • 8.30am - 12.30pm Friday’s
  • Mixed mode delivery
  • Course runs 28 weeks

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Tertiary Education

University of Wollongong - Shoalhaven Campus

The Shoalhaven Education Precinct, a strategic development is combining the resources of Shoalhaven City Council, the University of Wollongong and the NSW Government.

At the centre of development at Mundamia, to the west of Nowra is a campus for the University of Wollongong offering a range of courses at Nowra through its Faculties of Law, Humanities & the Arts; Business; Science Medicine and Health; Social Sciences.

The Shoalhaven Education Precinct offers a campus where students can undertake all or part of a degree. With the upgrading of the technology used for flexible delivery of learning at UOW, it is expected that an even greater range of subject and course offerings will be available each year.

NSW TAFE - Illawarra Institute

NSW TAFE have campuses at Bomaderry and Milton/Ulladulla, allowing the opportunity to train locally and providing the region with a strong skills base.

The Nowra Campus is the Illawarra Institute’ssecond largest and includes a library, a large tourism and hospitality training facility, a child studies facility and computer rooms. The campus offers a broad range of courses in the trade, manufacturing and services areas. Including;

  • Access Programs (includes Aboriginal Education & Training Unit, Outreach)
  • Building & Construction (Carpentry & Joinery)
  • Business Services (includes Administration Services, Finance, Retail & Property)
  • Engineering & Manufacturing (includes Electrotechnology, Metal Fabrication & Welding)
  • General Education ( includes Adult Basic Education, Prevocational)
  • Information Technology and Arts & Media (includes Fashion Technology)
  • Personal, Community & Health Services (includes Child Studies, Nursing, Welfare)
  • Tourism & Hospitality (includes Commercial Cookery, Food & Beverage, Travel) Transport, Rural & Maritime (includes Agriculture, Dairy, Horticulture, and Land Management)

The Ulladulla Campus of TAFE serves the southern Shoalhaven area from Sussex Inlet in the north to Kioloa in the south. Students have the opportunity to study a wide selection of courses in the business services, tourism and hospitality, general education, community services and maritime.

Vocational Training

There is a wide range of specialist registered training organizations (RTO’s) that operate within the Shoalhaven. Organisations such as the Illawarra Retirement Trust, Mission Australia, Sureway, Essential Personnel, Aerospace Training Services and more.

Aerospace Training Services was established in Nowra in 1996 to provide quality aviation maintenance training and training support to Australian General Aviation, Regional Passenger Transport industries and the aviation elements of the Australian Defence Force.

The Shoalhaven Community College,  is also based at Bomaderry for work skills programs, with a particular strength in the beauty industry.

Illawarra ITEC Ltd services the Illawarra/Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands region.  It is a not for profit organisation that was established in 1988 providing a range of courses including education, training and skills development and business and advisory services. To view their latest course offerings, click here.