Gain the confidence to reach your goals. Build your reading, writing and maths skills and learn how to communicate with others in this foundation course. You will be provided with a nurturing and supportive environment to succeed in the workforce or further studies.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Develop reading, writing and maths skills
Identify your learning goals
Understand graphs and charts
Use digital technology – including using the internet
Communicate with others
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Confidently use technology to complete work tasks
Ability to read and interpret workplace documents
Skills to communicate effectively within the workplace
Enhanced reading, writing, maths and computer skills
Pathway into further study or a job
Have renewed confidence to reach your goals
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.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A goal to improve your reading, writing and maths skills
A desire to learn how to use a computer
A need to improve your study 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: Have reading, writing and maths skills to complete work tasks in a range of jobs
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways 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 Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways 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.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 11 Units of competency, including 1 core and 10 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.