Build your foundational reading, writing and maths skills, learning in a supportive environment designed to meet your needs. Grow confidence in your talents so that you can begin the study pathway of your choice. Build skills you need in the workplace and set yourself up for a successful future.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Read, write and complete maths at a foundation level
Communicate effectively with peers
Use technology such as computers
Understand the importance of healthy living
Follow work, health and safety rules
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Reading and writing forms, emails, letters and short reports
Working productively with others
Using numbers, money and time in everyday life
A plan to achieve your personal and career goals
A strong foundation to continue your education
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
A teacher will contact you to make sure this is the right course for you. They may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) profile so that you can be placed into the right class and so that you can access appropriate support if needed.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The motivation to improve your work or study skills
Interest in gaining skills used in a range of workplaces
A desire to improve your reading, writing and maths 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: Confidently looking for entry-level employment and Participate in further learning with TAFE NSW
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
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.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate I in Preparation for Work and Training qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 Units of competency, including 0 core and 12 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.