National code: 11224NAT

    Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Gain the knowledge and experience to take the next step towards your future. Boost your study and workplace skills as you reach your goals in this Year 11 equivalent course.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

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

    • Write to an academic standard

    • Learn and apply new concepts and ideas

    • Develop research skills

    • Follow ethical business practices

    • Demonstrate appropriate behaviours in the workplace or learning environment

    • Apply e-learning skills to your study

    Course outcomes

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

    • A nationally recognised, Year 11 equivalent qualification

    • Study and workplace skills to enrich your career or learning journey

    • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

    SuitabilityIs 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

    • You may be asked 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:

    • The ability to learn independently

    • Access to a computer and the internet to conduct research

    • Sound technology 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.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: Employment in careers that require a Certificate III or Year 11 equivalent, potential pathways to university through continuing to Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation and achieving a Tertiary Entrance Score (TES) , pursuing further tertiary study and employment in careers that require a Certificate III or Year 11 or equivalent qualification

    Study pathways

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

    Previous study0 Courses

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

    The Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study does not have any pre-requisite courses.

    Further study1 Course

    Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

    Related study1 Course

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

    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.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    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.

    Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

    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.

    • Apply mathematical calculations in personal, educational or vocational contextsNAT11041009

    • Research and write academic textNAT11224001

    • Prepare for academic studyNAT11224002

    • Produce written and spoken texts for further study purposesNAT11225001

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities 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

    • 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

    Info sessionsWant to know more?

    There are a total of 1 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

    You can select a study option below to see the sessions available. Or you can view all sessions related to Study and Career Pathways

    Study optionsFind a location to enrol