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Certificate II in Career Preparation

  • National Course Code: 10584NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10584NAT-01V01-19BKS-277

Location – Bankstown College

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week



1 Semester

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

Course Details

This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:
- employability skills and knowledge at AQF level 2.
- realistic education, employment or community engagement options and appropriate training pathways.
- skills to contribute effectively to a diverse society.

Course graduates will have basic underpinning employability skills that will allow them to access further study or training. They will have improved capability and self-confidence enabling them to provide simple solutions to a limited range of routine problems, when given clear guidelines and support. They will be able to use technology to find basic information, communicate with others and produce routine reports.
There are no essential entry requirements for this course.

Entrants would benefit from ACSF level 2 language, literancy and numeracy levels sufficient to read and interpret simple documents and and prepare simple reports.
Before you can enrol in this course, you must attend a placement session to have your Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills assessed.

Please attend an information / placement session which will be held at TAFE NSW Bankstown. To make an appointment, please contact Customer Service on 13 7974.

To prepare for the assessment you will need to provide a:
* A Unique Student Identifier (USI)- to create a USI you will need a drivers licence or a passport or an Immi Card or a Medicare card
* An email address
* A photo identification card or document- a drivers licence or passport

Teacher assessment required prior to enrolment finalisation. This is to ensure that applicants have the underpinning knowledge and skills to enable them a successful course completion. The recommended entry point against the Australian Core Skills Framework is ACSF 2+.
Proposed Attendance: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 1:00pm, 16 hours per week for 18 weeks (one semester).

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. The Department is introducing fee exemptions for all qualifications and courses funded under the Entitlement Foundation Skills (EFS) Program for training commencing from 1 July 2018 onwards. This means that eligible students commencing in a foundation skills full qualification/course delivered by TAFE NSW under the EFS program from 1 July 2018 will not be required to pay a fee. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.

Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or 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.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Elective Units
Number Title
CPNCOM202 Use basic media products to share stories
CPNCAP204 Address personal issues related to living in Australia
CPNCOM203 Use basic visual products to communicate information
CPNCOM204 Examine information presented by the media
CPNETH201 Examine ethical issues in the workplace
CPNLRN201 Participate in diverse formal learning environments
CPNWKE202 Explore basic workplace relations
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
FSKNUM17 Use routine maps and plans for work
FSKNUM19 Interpret routine tables, graphs and charts for work
FSKNUM20 Use basic functions of a calculator
FSKOCM05 Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations
FSKOCM06 Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace teams
FSKRDG08 Read and respond to routine visual and graphic texts
FSKRDG09 Read and respond to routine standard operating procedures
FSKWTG07 Write routine formal workplace texts
FSKWTG08 Complete routine workplace formatted texts

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

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

Bankstown College
500 Chapel Road, Bankstown
Phone 131 601

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