National code: 11040NAT

Certificate III in Career Advancement

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Overview About this course

Develop your confidence in the classroom or workplace and learn skills needed to thrive in further study or progress your career. Move forward with support from TAFE NSW's expert staff and flexible learning environment.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Use learning skills for further education and training

  • Apply employability skills such as teamwork, problem solving and self management

  • Use your skills and knowledge for workplace participation

Course Outcomes

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

  • A nationally accredited Certificate III qualification

  • A pathway to further study

  • The ability to read and write a range of simple and complex texts

  • Confidence to use oral communication skills

  • Be comfortable with using digital technology to complete tasks and support learning

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. 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.

Entry recommendations

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

  • An interest in developing workplace and study skills

  • A willingness to learn

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: Working towards a promotion in a current workplace and Participating in further learning at TAFE NSW

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 2 Courses

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 III in Career Advancement 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 III in Career Advancement qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 17 Units of competency, including 0 core and 17 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.

  • Mentor Aboriginal people NAT11040002

  • Examine the Aboriginal media industry NAT11040003

  • Examine media representations of Aboriginal people NAT11040004

  • Prepare to consult with an Aboriginal community NAT11040005

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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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