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Essentials for Work

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.

This course may be fully subsidised for eligible students under the Community Services Obligation Program (CSO).

Are you ready to enter the workforce?

This workshop looks at the skills needed to help you enter or re-enter the workforce. Gain all of your essential tickets such as: RSA, RCG, Barista and First Aid to help improve your chances of gaining employment.

Start your journey with Central Coast Community College and launch your career today!

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Learning Outcomes

  • Barista skills
  • Responsible Gambling Services
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • First Aid

Study Pathways

Students who graduate from this course can continue their studies by enrolling in other short courses.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Barista
  • Hospitality worker
  • Bartender

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery.

Funding Eligibility

This course is being offered under the Adult and Community Education Community Services Obligation (CSO) Program. This funding has been designed to support people who experience barriers to training and employment. To determine your eligibility for the CSO Program click here.

A disadvantaged student who is one of the following:

  • An aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; or
  • Disabled or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is disabled; or
  • A Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is a Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient; or
  • Experiencing significant hardship as verified by a government agency, medical professional or support agency


Experiencing one of the following barriers to participation in training:

  • Very low literacy, language and/or numeracy skills
  • Limited employability skills
  • Persistent and ongoing personal issues impacting on their education
  • Significant educational disadvantage, which impacts their ability to succeed in training

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.
Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

What to Bring To Class

You will need to provide 100 points of ID to each day of the course. Without 100 points of ID you will be unable to complete RSA and RCG.

Please Note that this class is only for disadvantaged students and Central Coast Community College will require evidence of benefits, disability and referral from provider.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency.