Reach your goals with this Year 11 equivalent course. Gain the knowledge and experience to take your study further. You’ll learn the essential skills employers are looking for, such as academic writing, research, and technology skills. Take the next step towards your future.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Academic writing skills
Research academic information
General or advanced mathematics
Undertake scientific experimentation and research
Develop your technology skills
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Create a strong foundation in reading, writing, and research skills
Computer and technology skills
Independent learning, study and revision skills
Improve your employment options
Strong pathway to further study
Develop good problem solving skills
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
You'll need to complete a reading, writing and maths task
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Good communication skills
A desire to improve your literacy and numeracy 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: employment in careers that require a Certificate III or Year 11 equivalent.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study 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 III in Pathways to Further Study qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 units of competency, including 4 core and 8 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
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
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.