Certificate 3 programmes at Villa College provide a distinctive learning experience to participants through a combination of knowledge and practical skills that are highly valued and recognized by the industry. The programmes provide basic knowledge and competencies necessary in the field of study and serve as an entry route to higher qualifications. Upon successful completion, students can join Foundation programmes / Certificate Level 4 in the relevant field.
General Entry Criteria
Completion of Basic Education (Key Stage 2 / Grade 6) OR
Attainment of a Level 2 qualification
Alternative Entry Criteria
18 years of age AND
Ability to communicate in the language of instruction.
Fundamentals of Aquatic Recreation
Core Skills for Employment
Essentials of Motorized Water Sports
Standard Operating Procedures in Aquatic Recreation
The following are the licences embedded within the programme:
VDWS Basic Catamaran Sailing Licence
VDWS Basic Wind Surf Sailing Licence
VDWS Water Sports Assistant Licence
SLSA Surf Rescue Certificate
Upon successful completion of this programme participants will be able to
Awarded a Certificate III in aquatic Recreation as well as professional certificates from Verband Deutscher Wassersport Schulen (VDWS), Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) and Emergency First Response Corporation.