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Offering Info

Certificate II in Further Study Skills

  • National Course Code: 10591NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10591NAT-01V01-19NEW-830

Location – Newcastle Campus

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

18.5

Duration

18 Weeks

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

Course Details

This course is for people who wish to further their education or training and require the following skills and knowledge:
- reading, writing, numeracy, digital literacy, and humanities for continued engagement in further education.
- Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) units to successfully undertake vocational qualifications such as engineering, electro-technology, building and construction, manufacturing and automotive industries
- mathematics and science to prepare for employment in trades or traineeships.
- English, mathematics and science for general and trade level entry to the Australian Defence Forces.
It is recommended that entrants should have ACSF level 2 to 3 language, literacy and numeracy – sufficient to read and interpret basic documents and prepare written 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 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 2:30pm. 4 to 10 hours per week additional support and home study is encouraged.

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

When your enrolment is complete, and you have paid the applicable fees, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

In addition to your course fee, there may be some additional charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students own expense.

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.

Core Units
Number Title
FSKNUM21 Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
FSKNUM22 Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
FSKNUM23 Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work
FSKNUM24 Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work
FSKNUM27 Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
FSKNUM28 Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information
FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts
FSSEGL201 Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
FSSEGL202 Write routine literary texts
FSSHMN201 Examine Australia's national identity
FSSHMN202 Examine contemporary Australian issues
FSSSCN201 Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
FSSSCN202 Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry
FSSSCN203 Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health
TSSSCN206 Work safely in a science learning environment
Elective Units
Number Title
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
FSKLRG10 Use routine strategies for career planning
FSKLRG11 Use routine strategies for work-related learning
FSSSCN204 Conduct basic research and experiments into energy
ICTICT102 Operate word-processing applications
ICTICT103 Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
ICTICT108 Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
FSKWTG10 Write complex workplace texts
ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer
ICTICT106 Operate presentation packages
AUMAFA001 Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews
CPNCAP203 Use strategies to transform personal conflict
FSKOCM08 Use oral communication skills to facilitate workplace negotiations
SIRXIND001 Work effectively in a service environment
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SIRXICT001A Operate retail technology
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.
Further education or general and trade level entry to the Australian Defence Forces.

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

Newcastle Campus
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601

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