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Curtin Extra Certificate

The Curtin Extra Certificate is Curtin University's official recognition for co-curricular programs you complete.

About Curtin Extra Certificate

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The Curtin Extra Certificate provides you with evidence of significant involvement in approved programs that contribute to your university experience and personal and professional development.

Your Curtin Extra Certificate:

  • lists the approved programs you have participated in
  • provides a brief outline of the programs
  • is an official Curtin University document

Visit the Curtin Extra Certificate website for a complete list of approved programs. The Curtin Leadership Centre offers six Curtin Extra Certificate approved programs, outlined below.

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Curtin Leadership Centre's Approved Programs

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Curtin Leaders Program, based on the Social Change model of Leadership Development, aims to develop socially responsible graduates.

The Program combines leadership skills modules with volunteering to help you learn valuable study skills, boost your employability and get you involved in your community. You’ll learn more about yourself, how you work in teams and how to make positive change in your community.

Completion requirements: complete five leadership skills modules, participate in a minimum of 10 hours of volunteering and submit a self-reflection.

You can track your progress, log your volunteer hours and submit your self-reflection via CareerHub.

 

Curtin Leaders Program - Advanced, builds on the leadership skills developed in the Curtin Leaders Program.

Completion requirements: complete a total of ten leadership skills modules, 20 hours of volunteering and submit a self-reflection that examines your leadership development in the context of the Social Change model.

You can track your progress, log your volunteer hours and submit your self-reflection via CareerHub.

 

The John Curtin Leadership Academy (JCLA) is Curtin University’s intensive co-curricular leadership program.

JCLA is a semester-long program based on the Social Change model of Leadership Development. Students attend a four-day leadership training camp, complete six skills modules and manage a community project in partnership with a not-for-profit organisation.

Completion requirements: attend a four-day foundation camp, six leadership workshops, complete a team-based community project and attend a JCLA graduation ceremony.

 

John Curtin Leadership Academy (JCLA) Mentors are students who have completed the program and return to mentor the next cohort of participants.

The mentors help organise and facilitate activities during camp, attend program training modules, and support their team of students through the completion of their community project.

Completion requirements: attend a four-day foundation camp to mentor the current JCLA students and help plan, organise and run camp activities. Provide extensive support to a JCLA project team throughout semester.

 

Involvement in sport develops leadership skills, including decision making, communication, self-discipline, and teamwork.

Leadership in Sport strengthens students’ connection between their academic studies and the skills they gain from taking on leadership roles in sport and how this will help them develop into employable graduates.

The program will provide opportunities for participants to further develop Curtin’s Graduate Attributes with a particular focus on communication, life-long learning, intercultural awareness and the application of professional skills.

Completion requirements: complete five specific leadership skills modules, participated in approved Curtin University Sport and Recreation volunteer programs, submit a self-reflection.

You can track your progress, log your volunteer hours and submit your self-reflection via CareerHub.

 

The Sir Charles Court Young Leaders Program (SCCYLP) is Curtin’s leadership development program for Year 10 students.

SCCYLP Mentors play a crucial role in facilitating the leadership development of participants. They mentor a team of students during the four-day camp, providing guidance and support to the participants and the program coordinator.

Completion requirements: attend a four-day camp to mentor the current SCCYLP participants and help plan, organise and run camp activities.

Recieving your Curtin Extra Certificate

You will be asked if you’re eligible to receive the Curtin Extra Certificate when registering for your graduation. Ensure you tick this box when registering to receive a copy of your Certificate during your graduation ceremony.

If you’re not graduating yet but would like a copy of your current Certificate, you can order it through the ‘order official documents’ channel in OASIS.

You can also check the details of your current Curtin Extra Certificate at any time, through OASIS.

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Dates and Deadlines

To be eligible for Curtin Extra recognition, you’ll need to complete the requirements of your chosen program/s by a cut-off date. This date is subject to confirmation each semester, but is usually the Friday after exams start.

Program Coordinators will check you’ve met the requirements for their program and will contact you if they need further information in order to approve your completion. They will then notify the Graduations Office, who will update your Curtin Extra Certificate.

Curtin’s Graduations Office will update your Curtin Extra Certificate once per semester, usually six weeks after the close of semester.

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Frequently Asked Questions


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You can check the details of your current Curtin Extra Certificate at any time, through OASIS. If you’re not graduating this semester and you would like a copy of the Certificate, you can order it through the ‘order official documents’ channel in OASIS.

Your Curtin Extra Certificate is updated once per semester, usually six weeks after the close of semester.

 

If it has been six weeks since the end of semester and your Curtin Extra Certificate hasn’t been updated or is incorrect, you can request to change the information on your Curtin Extra Certificate through OASIS.

Visit the ‘Campus life and guild’ section and click ‘Request a change to your Curtin Extra Certificate’ button under ‘Curtin Extra Certificate’.

 

To be eligible for Curtin Extra recognition, you’ll need to complete the requirements of your chosen program/s by a cut-off date. This date is subject to confirmation each semester, but is usually the Friday before exams start.

If you’re participating in the Curtin Leaders Program or Curtin Leaders Program – Advanced and don’t complete the program requirements by the cut-off, your progress will automatically roll-over into the next semester.

 

Each approved program has a unique set of requirements for students to complete in order to get Curtin Extra Certificate recognition. See the above list of Curtin Leadership Centre’s approved programs or contact the program coordinator directly for more information on what the specific program requirements are.

 

Congratulations! There’s no limit to the number of programs you can have listed on your Curtin Extra Certificate, so take a look at the above list of approved programs and enrol in more!

You can also have a chat with the Curtin Careers and Employment Centre, or complete their Curtin Employability Award, to find out how you can showcase your completed programs in your resume and to potential employers.