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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6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Course Admission Requirements

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Entry Recommendations
This course is designed for students wanting a pathway to training or employment. We recommend that you have basic reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills.

Attendance Requirements (subject to change)
This course is delivered as face to face learning. Face to face study is during school terms and 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.

Industry Conditions and Skills
You will need entry level digital literacy and employability skills and will learn and develop basic computer skills in word processing, internet research and email.

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).
Full Fee

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

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

    * 2023 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
    Participate in familiar spoken interactions at work 10
    Plan and prepare for work readiness 20
    Read and respond to simple workplace information 15
    Use business software applications 60
    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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