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Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training, you need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment. All Full Qualification (e.g. Cert IV in Business Admin) students must supply a valid USI before a qualification can be issued.First Aid students - from 1st January 2018, it will be mandatory for first aid students to provide a USI. A certificate or statement of attainment will not be issued unless a USI has been provided.Your US...

July 24, 2017

Is First Aid training tax deductible?

Yes - First Aid courses are Tax Deductible if directly work related. If you are the designated first aid person at work or it is necessary for your role, you can claim a deduction for the first aid course. Receipts VICS issues receipts for students enrolling in First Aid training. In most cases, these will be emailed after payment has been made. For tax records purpose, we recommend that you keep a copy of your receipt with your tax receipts ready to claim at tax time. What happens if I h...

June 5, 2017

Skills Recognition - RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment pathway you can utilise to recognise the skills, knowledge and experience gained through work experience, life experience, training courses and work based training. This is assessed against the evidence requirements of one or more units of competency. Victorian Institute of Community Services recognises that knowledge, skills and competencies can be gained in a variety of ways, through formal education as well as training, workplace experienc...

March 27, 2017

FREE Online Study Taster

We are super excited to offer a Free Online Learning taster to those students wanting to undertake online training but have limited experience. Ever wanted to undertake Online Study but not really sure if online learning is for you? For a limited time and limited amount of students we are now offering a Free Online Study taster. Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the Nationally Accredited Unit/Subject that you complete...completely FREE. Available Units ...

January 4, 2017

End of Year Holiday Closure

Yes, it's that time of the year - December 1st. Hey parents, kids finish school soon! On top of that, we are all out there frantically getting those Christmas gifts, organising family get together's and planning our Summer holidays. Many would say that December is the busiest time of the year. The VICS team is busy finalising new year enrolments, completing student assessments and files for 2016 and planning for the new year. However like you, our team needs a break and will be taking much des...

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