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Course Info

Certificate I in Preparation for Work and Training

National Course Code: 10582NAT

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate I in Preparation for Work or Training is an inclusive course where you will improve your skills through learning that is personally meaningful. Gain confidence in your talents and skills and be prepared for exciting new study and career pathways.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Prepare for study
  • Communicate with others
  • Use different technology
  • Complete basic math, reading and writing
  • Use tools for healthy living
  • Use workplace tools and equipment

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career, including:

  • Confidence
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work towards your goals

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate I level
  • Strong pathways to continue your study and learning to enhance your career opportunities

GROW YOUR CAREER

Continue to gain confidence with these further study options:

  • Certificate I in Access to Work and Training
  • Certificate II in your area of interest

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Employers in Australia require their workers to have good reading and writing skills, as well as basic technology skills. This course will allow you to gain these foundational skills. You will be able to confidently apply these skills while looking at meaningful employment or study pathways.

Locations

This course is currently available at 44 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this course are:

  • Motivated to learn
  • Open to trying new things
  • Willing to work towards their goals

This course is designed for learners who would like a supported pathway to employment, or would like introductory education and training. It is open to anyone who is keen to improve both their social and technical skills.

Assessments give you the chance to demonstrate what you have learned, and to find areas that may need more support. They also provide a chance for you to feel comfortable with assessments, preparing you for success in the future. In this course, the types of assessments you will complete include:

  • Writing short answers to questions (written and spoken)
  • Practical activities on the computer
  • Finding and presenting information
  • Planning activities such as writing goals

The Certificate I in Preparation for Work and Training is designed for people looking to kick start their education and gain confidence. Students who enrol in this course usually have a culturally and linguistically diverse background and are highly supported by teachers throughout their learning journey.

When you choose to continue your learning, you may enrol into the Certificate I in Access to Work Training to further prepare yourself for work and study.
You may also enrol into a Certificate II that further prepares you for a job in your chosen field. You will expand your reading, writing, numeracy and technology skills in a supportive learning environment.

To further your education, you may then choose to enrol in a Certificate III which is an entry level qualification that gives you experience in a workplace environment. It covers industry focused skills that can be applied in your chosen career.

Depending on your campus location and your chosen electives, you may have the opportunity to participate in excursions. These include:

  • Attending community centres, services and agencies
  • Attending government services

You will gain hands on experience by:

  • Communicating with groups and individuals
  • Researching information
  • Reading and writing
  • Completing basic calculations and measurements
  • Using tools and equipment
  • Learning skills in a workplace environment

You will work on real world projects, such as:

  • Reading and producing simple workplace documents such as signs, forms, emails, letters and short reports
  • Using basic computer skills to search the internet
  • Communicating verbally in the workplace
  • Using numbers, money and time in contexts relating to everyday life and work

You will have access to industry specific computer rooms, studios, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities available at most TAFE NSW campuses, including:

  • Libraries
  • Computers and other digital devices
  • Books (audio and visual)
  • Strong study support including teachers, counsellors, disability consultants and Indigenous officers

Depending on your location, there may also be adaptive technology devices available for learners with special needs.

The demand for workers who have a strong foundation in reading, writing, and technology is high. The Certificate I in Preparation for Work and Training provides you with the skills to meet these demands and gain meaningful employment.

This course contributes to meeting government initiatives that aim for the majority of Australians to have sufficient employability skills for future work.

If you have ever felt educationally disadvantaged or isolated this course will help you reach your study and career goals by offering you opportunities for self-growth in a safe, supportive and interest based environment.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time, Part Time Day
  • Fully Subsidised Course
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Armidale: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Bankstown: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Belmont: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 19 Apr 2021
  • Duration: 9 Weeks

Blacktown: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 17 Weeks

Boggabilla: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Bourke Connected Learning Centre: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Brewarrina: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Campbelltown: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 09 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Condobolin: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Coonabarabran Connected Learning Centre: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Coonamble: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Dubbo, Myall Street: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Dunedoo: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Forbes: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Gilgandra: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Goulburn: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Granville: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Great Lakes: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Gunnedah: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Kingscliff: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Lake Cargelligo: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Lidcombe: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Lightning Ridge: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Liverpool: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 09 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Liverpool: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 18 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 32 Weeks

Macksville: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 12 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 17 Weeks

Meadowbank: Blended

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Miller: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Moree: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Mount Druitt: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Mudgee: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Narrabri: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Northern Beaches: Blended

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Nyngan: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Orange, March Street: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Padstow: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 16 Weeks

Parkes: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Quirindi Connected Learning Centre: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Randwick: Blended

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

St George, Main Campus: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 10 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 17 Weeks

St Leonards: Blended

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 10 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 17 Weeks

Tamworth: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Tumut: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 19 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 14 Weeks

Ultimo, Main Campus (Introductory): Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 34 Weeks

Wyong: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

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