QUALIFICATION

Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways


National Code: FSK20119
TAFE SA Code: TP01168


Description

Further develop language, literacy and numeracy competencies through accredited training, building your suitability for work and providing pathways into further vocational education and training.

Duration
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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
Subsidised
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
$2,873 - $3,020

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.

    • 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 require further foundation skills development to prepare for workforce entry or vocational training pathways. It is suitable for individuals who require:
    - a pathway to employment or further vocational training;
    - reading, writing, oral communication, learning and numeracy skills primarily aligned to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3;
    - entry level digital literacy and employability skills;
    - a vocational training and employment plan.

    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 Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119)
    This qualification covers digital technology, work-related learning, fraction, decimals and percentages, metric measurements and reading, responding to writing workplace texts. To complete the qualification you are required to complete 1 core unit and all 13 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.

    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    85%*
    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 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 units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Use routine strategies for work-related learning 10

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work 15
    Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work 10
    Interact effectively with others at work 10
    Operate a personal computer 30
    Operate word-processing applications 30
    Read and respond to information in routine visual and graphic texts 10
    Read and respond to routine workplace information 15
    Use digital technology for non-routine workplace tasks 15
    Use familiar, routine functions of a calculator for work 10
    Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations 10
    Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems 15
    Use, communicate and search securely on the internet 50
    Write routine workplace texts 15
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