National code: FSK20119

Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

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Overview About this course

Uncover your potential and build your confidence for further study or the workforce. You will improve your literacy and numeracy skills, communicate effectively in the workplace, and develop study and employment goals in a supportive and nurturing environment.  

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Perform simple mathematical calculations

  • How to interact with others in the workplace

  • Confidently use a computer

  • Enhance your reading, writing and maths skills

  • Develop a plan for further study and employment

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Confidently deliver presentations

  • Use technology to complete work tasks

  • Read and write workplace documents

  • Pathway into other entry level qualifications

  • Empowered to look for work

  • Skills to apply for promotional positions in your current workplace

  • Confidence to use technology

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

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

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A desire to improve your reading and writing skills

  • A goal to complete further study

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.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Completing this qualification will allow you to use your work skills to get a job or apply for a promotion

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 1 Course

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 14 Units of competency, including 1 core and 13 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 Services Facilities and Support

    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

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