Offering Info

Certificate IV in Enterprise and Career Skills

  • National Course Code: 10587NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10587NAT-01V02-20SGR-001

Location – St George

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week



18 Weeks

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

Course Details

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

  • enterprise and employability skills and knowledge to enhance workplace performance and career opportunities in current and future workplaces
  • ability to analyse options for own career development and training needs
  • communication skills to work effectively in a diverse modern technological environment
  • preparation for the Occupational English Test (OET) exam when the set of OET preparation units are selected
  • preparation for academic study.

A graduate of this course will have the knowledge and skills to analyse information and apply it to a range of contexts to solve problems and determine ways to build capability. Critical thinking will underpin the graduates approach to information.

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.

There are no essential entry requirements for this course.

Entrants would benefit from literacy levels of at least ACSF 3 and sufficient to interpret increasingly complex and unfamiliar documents, analyse texts and prepare written communications.

For the OET pathway entrants would benefit from existing language skills across speaking, listening, reading and writing skills equivalent to least IELTS 6.5.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are: - Your USI (or ID such as Medicare card/Driver's licence to help you create one from Proof of Australian PR or Citizen status for S&S course subsidy (entitlement fee); otherwise full commercial fee will be charged.

To successfully complete this course, you will need: - To achieve competency in all assessment events in all the units within the course

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

Date: Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Time: 3:00:00 PM to 6:30:00 PM
Location: St George College, Building D, Ground Floor, Room DG.04


Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Time: 10:00:00 AM to 12:00:00 PM
Location: St George College, Building D, Ground Floor, Room DG.04


Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Time: 2:00:00 PM to 4:30:00 PM
Location: St George College, Building D, Ground Floor, Room DG.04


This is a full time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. You may also be required to complete approximately 20 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge; completing written assignments and assessments; conducting research to complete assignments; writing information reports, biographies, explanations, descriptions; reading narratives for pleasure; listening to radio, podcasts, television, movies, music, DVDs, chats, YouTube; using Moodle.


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • This qualification is designed for people from a language background other than English who have overseas medical qualifications and experience or those seeking entry to studying Nursing, e.g. Diploma of Nursing. They require a minimum English language proficiency of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) 3+ or IELTS 6.5 or equivalent on entry.


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There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Timetabled Learner Support from the section teaching team throughout the course and access to the Study centre

    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
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on 4 days, Monday to Thursday from 9.30am to 3.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.


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?


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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.

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Elective Units
Number Title
FSKLRG13 Apply strategies to respond to complex workplace problems
ECSOET404 Prepare for writing component of Occupational English Test
ECSCAP404 Implement strategies for personal safety and security
FSKLRG12 Apply strategies to plan and manage complex workplace tasks
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKLRG14 Manage strategies for career progression
ECSCAP403 Determine capability of self and colleagues
ECSOET401 Prepare for speaking component of Occupational English Test
ECSOET403 Prepare for reading component of Occupational English Test
FSKOCM11 Use oral communication skills to faciltate workplace teams
ECSOET402 Prepare for listening component of Occupational English Test
FSKRDG11 Read and respond to complex workplace information

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

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Course Location

St George, Main Campus
Corner Princes Highway & President Avenue, Kogarah
Phone 131 601

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