Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways

National Code: FSK10119
TAFE SA Code: TP01166


This course is designed for those who require significant foundation skills support for pathways to study or entry level digital technology and employability skills.

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6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements

Total Fees for the 6 month course
Fee Free

This course is part of the Fee Free TAFE initiative. Fee Free TAFE and vocational education is a joint initiative of the Australian and South Australian Governments providing tuition-free training places to students wanting to train, retrain or upskill. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place before the enrolment process and will include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.

Fee Free Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$2,344 - $2,719
  • 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 qualification is suitable for individuals who require:
    - a pathway to employment and further vocational training;
    - reading, writing, oral communication, learning and numeracy skills primarily aligned to Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 1;
    - entry level digital technology and employability skills.

    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 I in Access to Vocational Pathways (FSK10119)
    This qualification covers reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 1 and entry level digital technology and employability skills. To complete the qualification you are required to complete 1 core unit and all 10 elective units.

    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
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all elective units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.


    Name Nominal Hours
    Use short and simple strategies for work-related learning 15


    Name Nominal Hours
    Engage in short and simple spoken exchanges at work 10
    Plan and prepare for work readiness 20
    Read and respond to short and simple workplace information 10
    Use basic and familiar metric measurements for work 10
    Use beginning skills related to time and 2D shapes for work 10
    Use beginning whole number skills up to 100 for work 10
    Use digital technology for short and basic workplace tasks 10
    Use whole numbers and halves for work 10
    Write short and simple workplace formatted texts 10
    Write short and simple workplace information 10
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