Certificate IV in Women's Advocacy

National Code: 10740NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00105


This course aims to develop women’s educational, vocational and personal skills. Students will gain an understanding in gender analysis and develop skills for the application of advocacy at work and/or in the community. Units covering social and cultural sensitivity and mediation are also included in this course. Students will improve their skills in the areas of research, essay writing, presenting and advanced computing enabling them to take advantage of the pathways into higher education and training or to enhance employment or promotion opportunities.

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Up to 12 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Information Session:

Tuesday 7 December 2021 10:30am and Tuesday 1 Feb 2022 10:30am at Adelaide Campus - Room C116

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
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 12 month course

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.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee

Student Services Fee (SSF) applies. Full-time student $20. Part-time student $10.

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.

    • 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

    Graduates of the course have gained employment in:
    • Business Services (Administrative Officers)
    • Education (Lecturer VET and Higher Education)
    • Community Services and Health, and (Youth/Carer/Support Workers)
    • Other industries (Small Business Operators)

    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 IV in Women's Advocacy (10740NAT)
    This course aims to:

    • develop women’s broad-based educational, vocational and personal skills,
    • provide a pathway into higher education and training in TAFE, University, and/or to enhance employment or promotion opportunities,
    • develop skills for the application of advocacy at work and/or in the community,
    • provide a grounding in gender analysis
    • To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 5 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 find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Conduct research 30
    Provide advocacy and representation services 80
    Research and apply feminist frameworks 80
    Undertake career planning 30
    Write complex documents 50


    Name Nominal Hours
    Make a Presentation 30
    Produce complex desktop published documents 50
    Show social and cultural sensitivity 20
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Arts
    Bachelor of Social Sciences
    Bachelor of Arts
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