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Certificate II in Career Preparation

  • National Course Code: 10584NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10584NAT-01V01-19ORA-055

Location – Orange College, March Street Campus

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date


Hours Per Week



18 Weeks

  • 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.
For this campus-based course you will undertake your learning and assessment in a classroom at Orange College. You need to be willing to undertake up to 4 hours per week of study outside the classroom to successfully complete this qualification.

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, TAFE NSW conditions of entry for this course are that Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills will be assessed prior to enrolment. At least ACSF Level 2 Langauge, Literacy and Numeracy is recommended.

If you are between 15 and 17 years old and do not have your Record of School Achievement (RoSA), you must apply for approval to enrol at TAFE NSW. You must talk with your school and submit your application through your school. TAFE NSW does not have an obligation to approve your enrolment.

You need to contact Christine Jacobs on 6391 5750 to organise an initial interview and assessment. You will need to allow approximately an hour and a quarter for this.
You will need to attend on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00 am - 3.15 pm. This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

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.

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601
Elective Units
Number Title
AUMAFA001 Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews
CPNCAP201 Improve personal confidence and self-image
CPNCAP202 Use basic skills for assertiveness
CPNCAP203 Use strategies to transform personal conflict
CPNCAP205 Address personal safety and emergency situations
CPNCOM203 Use basic visual products to communicate information
CPNENV202 Examine community responses to local environmental issues
CPNETH201 Examine ethical issues in the workplace
CPNWKE201 Follow workplace standards and practices
CPNWKE202 Explore basic workplace relations
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKLRG10 Use routine strategies for career planning
FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
FSKNUM15 Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work
FSKNUM17 Use routine maps and plans for work
FSKNUM18 Collect data and construct routine tables and graphs for work
FSKNUM19 Interpret routine tables, graphs and charts for work
FSKNUM20 Use basic functions of a calculator
FSKRDG08 Read and respond to routine visual and graphic texts
FSKWTG07 Write routine formal workplace texts
FSKWTG08 Complete routine workplace formatted texts
ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer
ICTICT102 Operate word-processing applications

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

Orange College, March Street Campus
109 March Street, Orange
Phone 131 601

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