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Offering Info

Certificate II in Career Preparation

  • National Course Code: 10584NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10584NAT-01V02-19MAI-263

Location – Maitland Campus

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

16

Duration

14 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.
A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday and Friday from 9.00am to 2.30pm and Thursday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. Face to face for 16 hours per week and up to 20 hours per week additional for assessments and self directed study.

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 range of criteria apply for course fees and to access government subsidised training.

Remember, TAFE NSW provides a range of easy and flexible payment options for students or a nominated third party (If a nominated third party is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order will be required).

Use the Calculate Your Fee button for your indicative course fee and to check if you qualify for government subsidised training, including an exemption or concession.

You will need bring a folder, paper, calculator and a USB drive.

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
CPNCAP205 Address personal safety and emergency situations
FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
FSKWTG08 Complete routine workplace formatted texts
FNSFLT201 Develop and use a personal budget
FSKNUM15 Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work
CPNENV201 Examine basic environmental issues
CPNENV202 Examine community responses to local environmental issues
CPNETH201 Examine ethical issues in the workplace
CPNCOM204 Examine information presented by the media
CPNCAP201 Improve personal confidence and self-image
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
FSKRDG09 Read and respond to routine standard operating procedures
FSKRDG08 Read and respond to routine visual and graphic texts
FSKNUM20 Use basic functions of a calculator
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKOCM06 Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace teams
FSKLRG10 Use routine strategies for career planning
FSKWTG07 Write routine formal workplace 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

Maitland Campus
Corner of New England Highway & Ferraby Drive, Metford
Phone 131 601

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