Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways

National Code: FSK10219
TAFE SA Code: TP01167


Develop language, literacy and numeracy competencies suitable for work and community. Discover pathways into other vocational education and training and gain access to accredited language, literacy and numeracy training.

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Up to 6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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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 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.

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.

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

    This qualification is designed for individuals who need skills to prepare for a vocational pathway qualification or further foundation skills development.
    It 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 the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 2;
    - entry level digital technology and employability skills;
    - education, training and employment goals.

    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 Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10219)
    This course covers digital technology, work-related learning, numbers, simple fractions, decimals, percentages, spoken interaction and reading, responding and writing simple workplace information. 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 find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2019 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 simple strategies for work-related learning 15


    Name Nominal Hours
    Operate a personal computer 30
    Operate word-processing applications 30
    Participate in familiar spoken interactions at work 10
    Read and respond to simple workplace information 15
    Use digital technology for routine and simple workplace tasks 10
    Use familiar and simple metric measurements for work 15
    Use strategies to identify job opportunities 15
    Use whole numbers and halves for work 10
    Use whole numbers and simple fractions, decimals and percentages for work 15
    Write simple workplace formatted texts 10
    Write simple workplace information 15
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