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Offering Info

Certificate I in Access to Work and Training

  • National Course Code: 10583NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10583NAT-01V01-21CES-058

Location – Cessnock

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

11 Oct 2021

Study Commitment

20.3 Hours per week

Duration

13 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

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

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

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

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

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

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate I level
  • A strong pathway to continue your studies
  • The skills to gain employment

Career opportunities:

  • You will have reading, writing and maths skills to complete work tasks in a range of jobs

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your study to the next level with:

  • Certificate II in Study Skills
  • Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A teacher will contact you to make sure this is the right course for you.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course will help you with:

  • Developing your learning goals
  • Improving your work skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Friday, 30 July 2021 From 10.30am Cessnock Campus, Building A, Ground Level, Room 47.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Part Time Day course. You will need to attend approximately 13.4 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 13 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6.9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 25.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including. private study, online literacy and numeracy practice, assignment preparation, learning by association from catching buses and shopping etc.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • This course is for those people who need to refresh their literacy, numeracy and basic computer skills whilst preparing for work.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • 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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.00am to 2.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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

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?

FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED

This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.

If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

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

Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Elective Units
Number Title
AWTPLG102 Carry out and review a short project
FSKWTG05 Complete simple workplace formatted texts
AWTCOM102 Develop strategies to deal with conflict in everyday contexts
AWTCMY101 Engage in socially diverse environments
AWTCAP101 Explore personal safety and well-being options
AWTLRN104 Explore work and training opportunities
FSKNUM10 Identify and describe common 2D and some 3D shapes for work
FSKNUM12 Identify and interpret information in familiar tables, graphs and charts for work
AWTENV101 Plan to improve environmental practices
AWTENV102 Plan to reduce household energy use
AWTLRN101 Plan to use basic teamwork skills
FSKRDG06 Read and respond to simple informal workplace texts
FSKLRG03 Use basic strategies for career planning
AWTCAP105 Use effective personal presentation skills

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.

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Course Location

Cessnock
Darwin Street, Cessnock
Phone 131 601

Fees information

We understand that many students are confused by different fees for similar courses, and want to reassure you that studying with TAFE NSW won't damage your hip pocket.

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