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Offering Info

Certificate I in Access to Work and Training

  • National Course Code: 10583NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10583NAT-01V01-20MBK-001

Location – Meadowbank

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

5 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

The Certificate I in Access to Work Training is a nationally accredited course that will introduce you to formal education. You will build your confidence in a supportive environment, gain learning skills and set goals for further study or your future career.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

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

  • Progress your reading and writing
  • Communicate effectively
  • Set up your career goals
  • Plan projects
  • Participate in the workplace
  • Follow work, health and safety rules
  • Use tools and equipment found in the workplace

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

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

  • Good communication
  • Problem solving
  • An ability to work in a team

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate I level
  • A strong pathway to continue your studies or secure meaningful employment

GROW YOUR CAREER

Develop you knowledge further with the Certificate II in Study Skills.

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, and become employable across multiple industries while feeling supported and confident in your abilities.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • A willingness to learn new skills
  • An interest in starting your working career

Teachers will support you to read, write and use technology. They will also help prepare you for practical activities and assessment tasks.

COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Prior to enrolment you must come to an information session. At this information session you will be interviewed to make sure that this is the best course for you. Information sessions are on Tuesday 10th December, 2019 or Wednesday 22nd January 2020 between 10.00am and 3.00pm

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part-time day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 5 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is for people who may have left school early or for whom English is a second language. It focuses on building skills in reading, writing, computing for further study. The course includes introductory first aid.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

You will attend class for 1 day a week. Your weekly timetable will be Wednesday 9:30AM to 2:30PM with a 30 minute break.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Elective Units
Number Title
AWTLRN103 Explore factors which impact the lives of women
AWTCMY101 Engage in socially diverse environments
FSKLRG02 Identify strategies to respond to basic workplace problems
AWTCOM102 Develop strategies to deal with conflict in everyday contexts
AWTDIG101 Word process a basic document
AWTLRN101 Plan to use basic teamwork skills
AWTLRN104 Explore work and training opportunities
AWTWTG101 Spell familiar English words
AWTCOM101 Use basic critical thinking skills
AWTCOM103 Develop strategies to interact with Australian communication media
AWTLRN102 Explore work and training opportunities for women
AWTLRN105 Explore the personal impact of social equity strategies on a personally relevant group
FSKLRG03 Use basic strategies for career planning
FSKWTG05 Complete simple workplace formatted texts

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

This course is a step in a series of courses to further training in employability skills. It helps you go on to further training and to get a job.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Meadowbank
See Street, Meadowbank
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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