Home' Careers Magazine : March 2011 Educate Yourself Contents 14 NEWCASTLE HERALD Wednesday, March 23, 2011
In the frontline
Practical management and supervisory training can boost
small and medium businesses.
Certificate III in Micro
Certificate IV in
Certificate IV in Small
Certificate IV in Human
Certificate IV in
WHAT'S ON OFFER
EDUCATE YOURSELF FOR A BRIGHTER CAREER
WHETHER you are a professional,
work in retail or in the manufacturing
industry, the Business Growth Centre has
training options for you.
Formerly known as Lake Macquarie
Business Centre, the registered training
organisation specialises in providing the six
qualifications most relevant to small and
Manager Brett Gleeson said many
business owners and managers visited the
centre for advice and motivation and then
decided to enrol in a training program.
As their business grows, many send their
motivated staff to improve their
qualifications or prepare them for
Mr Gleeson said 12 employees of Hunter
New England Health -- the largest employer
in the Hunter Region -- were studying for a
Certificate IV in Frontline Management.
''They couldn't find a training organisation
providing a service on a Saturday, so we said
we'll train you on a Saturday,'' he said.
The centre's trainers go to John Hunter
Hospital every month to deliver the sessions.
Mr Gleeson said staff are happy to visit
suitable training environments in the
workplace or accommodate learners at the
Staff from Lake Macquarie City Council
are studying a unit of project management
(part of the Certificate IV in Frontline
Management) at the centre, which is at
Single units of study can be packaged to
meet the learning needs of individual
student and the needs of the employer.
''What sets us apart is that we know
business, we work with businesses every
day,'' Mr Gleeson said.
''Our teaching is very practical-based.
''All of our trainers run their own
businesses and understand the real issues
they face on a day-to-day basis.''
The centre's business development co-
ordinator, Jan Campbell, said subsidies were
available for eligible applicants and
employers to cover the cost of training.
''As a small registered training
organisation, we focus on our students and
their progress,'' she said.
''Their success is our success.''
Training Calendar March - June 2011
SINGLE ACCREDITED UNITS
Course fee varies depending on Government funding and participant eligibility,
call Jan to discuss the options on 4942 3133
Full qualification courses are delivered one day per month for 10 months
Single accredited units are delivered in one day 9am-4pm
28 Certificate IV in Frontline Management (BSB40807)
12 Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41007)
15 Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB40407)
3 Certificate IV in Business Sales (BSB40610)
20 Advanced Diploma of Management (BSB60407) Delivered
in partnership with Central Coast Community College, RTO
3 Diploma of Management (BSB51107)
24 Ensure A Safe Workplace (BSBOHS509A)
31 Manage Projects (BSBPMG510A)
21 Manage People Performance (BSBMGT502B)
28 Manage Risk (BSBRSK501A)
5 Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional
A 48 Oakdale Road, Gateshead NSW 2290
P 4942 3133
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