Possible occupations relevant to this program include:
Credit transfers and advanced standing
Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.
VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.
Further training pathways from program include, but are not limited to SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness.
2023 VET fees will be published as soon as they become available.
International VET Package
Why study at CDU?
Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.
- Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
- Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
- Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
- Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond
What will I study?
The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 206.
|Code||Module/Unit of Competency|
|UNITS OF COMPETENCY|
|BSBRSK401||Identify risk and apply risk management processes|
|HLTAID011||Provide first aid (Credit Transfer only)|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||20|
|SISCAQU002||Perform basic water rescues|
|SISCAQU008||Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills|
|SISFFIT008||Instruct water-based fitness activities|
|SISFFIT022||Instruct aquatic sessions for specific population groups|
|Total nominal hours for the qualification|
To ensure you have the right skills and support to succeed in your course, a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) evaluation helps identify any areas where you may need additional support to help you achieve your goals.
To gain entry into VTP353 Aqua Instructor Specialisation, candidates require:
- Ability to swim
- A currently Apply First Aid certificate
The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.
Charles Darwin University is a platform that can serve as a bridge for your future. Australia is a land of opportunities and when you work hard you get to see the fruits of your labour.
This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.
VET for secondary schools
VET for Secondary Students (VSS)
Select VSS for more detail about this program.
Location and study mode
Delivery is subject to sufficient demand and resources.
Locations: Alice Springs, Casuarina, Katherine
Study Mode: Online
|Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.au. Phone: 1800 061 963 (free call).|
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Together we are a positive force for change in our communities and the world.
You make CDU
Our students choose to study with us because we share the same vision – to make a positive change. Whatever your motivation is, we can guide you in the right direction.
How to apply
How to apply direct to CDU
Applications to CDU must be submitted online.
You will need a valid email address to create your online account.
Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.
There is no application fee when you apply online.
Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply
Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.
To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.
Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?
That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.
To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.
Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.