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C&K Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Certificate III or Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

The C&K Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship (Certificate III or Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care) is a new scholarship program for C&K, commencing in 2017.

This program has been designed to support an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, who can be either a current or future student of the C&K College of Early Childhood.

This C&K scholarship will...

  • Cover the cost of student fees (for up to two years) for a Certificate III or Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care through the C&K College of Early Childhood*
  • Get you started in Term 1, 2017
  • Give you the opportunity to attend the 2017 Queensland Early Childhood Education and Care conference
  • Prepare you with vocational placements at C&K services (wherever possible, dependent upon location)
  • Provide you with development and mentoring opportunities
  • Cover the cost of a First Aid course (including asthma and anaphylaxis) or refresher if required 
  • Cover the cost of a working with children suitability check (Blue card)

*or student co-contribution fees where accessing DET subsidised training

Read more about our Scholarship Guidelines and APPLY NOW!

Applications close Monday 16 January 2017

FAQS

How do I apply?

Download and read our Scholarship Guidelines and then complete the application form. Applicants are required to complete the Scholarship Application form, provide a written submission and supporting documentation (as outlined in the scholarship guidelines).

When does the program start?

The program will commence at some point during Term 1, 2017. The exact date is dependent upon many factors, such as when an offer is made to an applicant (and accepted).

When do applications close?

Applications (with supporting documentation) must be submitted via email to: Corinne Nixon HR Manager – Projects C&K Tel: 07 3513 2509 Email: c.nixon@candk.asn.au by 5pm on Monday, 16 January 2017.

All required documentation is to be provided by the closing time and date. Any incomplete or late applications may not be considered.

Where will I study?

The College offers multiple delivery options for their courses, so you may choose to study in a way that suits your location, lifestyle and employment arrangement. Students study at their own pace through distance learning and/or study in a classroom environment at our training campus at Kedron or anywhere a structured program is running.

If you’re not sure what’s right for you, give Marea Cantrill (student Services Advisor) a call on: ckcollege@candk.asn.au, 3513 2524. Marea is happy to talk you through the options and help you make the best choice to suit your individual situation.

What if I don’t meet the criteria, are there any other options for me?

Please phone the C&K College of Early Childhood, they can talk you through the options, as you might be eligible for other subsidised training. Please contact: Marea Cantrill Student Services Advisor Tel: 07 3513 2524 Email ckcollege@candk.asn.au

What if I live regionally or interstate? Can I participate?

This scholarship is open to Queensland residents, including those located in regional and remote locations. As C&K Services are currently based only in Queensland, this program is not suitable for those located interstate. The C&K College of Early Childhood provides training to students throughout Queensland, no matter where they are located. Students can study externally (see the C&K College of Early Childhood Student Guide for more information on this delivery mode).

Who can I contact if I have additional questions or would like some assistance?

Should you require further assistance or information regarding this Scholarship, please contact: Corinne Nixon HR Manager – Projects C&K Tel: 07 3513 2509 Email: c.nixon@candk.asn.au

Who should I call if I am interested in obtaining more information about the C&K College of Early Childhood and their programs specifically?

If you are interested in obtaining more information about the C&K College of Early Childhood and their programs specifically, please visit www.candk.asn.au/ckcollege. We also encourage you to contact: Marea Cantrill Student Services Advisor Tel: 07 3513 2524 Email ckcollege@candk.asn.au