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Certificate III in Vocational and Study Pathways

  • National Course Code: 10586NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10586NAT-01V01-19EOR-020

Location – Eora College (IPROWD)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week



17 Weeks

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

Course Details

This course is designed for Aboriginal people who require the skills and knowledge for further education and training.

This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

- language, learning, team participation and digital literacy skills to undertake further study

- strategies to assert own Aboriginal identity

- inclusive communication skills and strategies to resolve conflict

- an understanding of workplace protocols and ethical practice

- career preparation for the NSW Police Force or other service organisations
Entrants to the Certificate III in Vocational and Study Pathways must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples.
It is recommended that entrants have Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) level 3 language, literacy and numeracy - sufficient to read and intepret routine documents and prepare written reports.
In addition there is expected self-directed learning, including reading and assessment preparation and there will be additional workshops and opportunities for individual study support.


Upon succesful application to the IPROWD coordination team at Dubbo NSW, you will be invited to attend a compulsory information and assessment session prior to online enrolment.


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You will need to attend 30 hours of class a week-5 days of delivery each week with 6 hours of class each day for 17 weeks. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday- Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm & 12:30pm to 3:30pm.

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.


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

The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

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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.

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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.

Core Units
Number Title
CADCOM301 Apply inclusive communication skills
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKOCM07 Interact effectively with others at work
FSKWTG10 Write complex workplace texts
IPRABL301 Examine Aboriginal identity
IPRABL302 Use strategies to respond to racist behaviour towards Aboriginal people
IPRCAP301 Build conflict resolution skills as an Aboriginal person
IPREGL301 Present information in routine academic texts
IPRLRN301 Conduct a research project
IPRWKE301 Examine routine workplace standards, practices and ethics
Elective Units
Number Title
AUMAFA001 Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews
CADCAP301 Apply leadership skills in familiar contexts
FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
FSKOCM05 Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
ECSLRN401 Develop academic learning skills
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

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

Eora College
333 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale
Phone 131 601

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