Certificate II in Vocational Preparation for Women

National Code: 10738NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00096


Develop the skills, knowledge and self-confidence necessary to make informed realistic choices about education or employment pathways. The course aims to develop a range of general literacy, communication, numeracy and employment skills as well as studies in a range of personal development subjects.

Some course materials may be available in print or hardcopy format for the Online course.

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6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 6 month course
Fee Free

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place during the enrolment process and may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

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Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

    • Some course materials may be available in print or hardcopy format for the Online course.
    • Students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    The course provides a pathway to a suite of courses that facilitates women in their preparation for work by building confidence for social, educational and vocational outcomes.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Vocational Preparation for Women (10738NAT)
    This course is designed to provide a grounding in work-related literacies, employability and communication skills as an introduction to vocational competencies. Learners will also develop their personal and interpersonal skills to move successfully into employment. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 9 core units and 3 elective units. Not all electives are offered each semester.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.

    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work 15
    Communicate assertively 30
    Create a personal employment plan 40
    Operate a personal computer 30
    Participate in work teams and groups 30
    Produce digital text documents 60
    Support women in the workplace and community 40
    Use effective study practices 50
    Use, communicate and search securely on the internet 50


    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews 20
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