Certificate II in Vocational Preparation for Women

National Code: 11200NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00131


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.

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6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements
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Entry Recommendations
We recommend this course if you are interested in learning basic computer skills including word processing, internet research, email and online learning tools; organisation, time management and study skills; collaboration, teamwork and presentation skills.

Attendance Requirements (subject to change)
This course can be studied face to face or online. Face to face takes place during school terms with weekday classes from 9:30 to 3.00pm. Full time study is at least 3 and a half days a week and part time is from half a day a week. 80% attendance in each unit in a term is needed to successfully complete this course.

Industry Conditions and Skills
You will need to be able to speak, read and write English well enough to participate in classroom conversations and work. Be willing to be involved in learning discussions and activities.

Total Fees for the 6 month course
You may be eligible for government subsidised training.
Subsidised training may require applicants to complete a Core Skills Profile Assessment (CSPA).
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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.

  • 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 (11200NAT)
    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 11 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.

    * 2023 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Advocate for women 80
    Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work 15
    Create a personal employment plan 40
    Create a range of complex texts for learning purposes 30
    Design and produce business documents 80
    Implement sustainability initiatives in the home and community 40
    Maintain personal health and wellbeing 40
    Make presentations 30
    Research using the internet 30
    Use business software applications 60
    Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment 20


    Name Nominal Hours
    Design and produce spreadsheets 35
    Use familiar and simple metric measurements for work 15
    Use whole numbers and simple fractions, decimals and percentages for work 15
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