Gain the knowledge and skills to make personal financial decisions and empower others in their own financial decisions. Learn to draw up personal budgets and break down debt and credit for community services clients.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Understand and communicate about credit and debt
Identify common debt issues
Make a budget and set spending boundaries
Understand the basics of superannuation and taxes
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Credit toward a full certificate
Skills to empower others to make financial decisions
Knowledge to better inform your own budgeting decisions
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level
Empathy, patience, and the capacity to empower others
Good organisational skills
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: community services support worker with the Certificate III in Community Services, family support worker with a Certificate IV in Community Services, mental health worker with a Certificate IV in Community Services, welfare officer with a Certificate IV in Community Services and youth worker with a Certificate IV in Community Services.
In the community services industry, you will often be required to complete a National Police Check, Working with Children Check (WWCC) and National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Check (NDISWC), as well as the required vaccinations and health screenings.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Financial Literacy Education does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
The Statement of Attainment in Financial Literacy Education does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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