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Offering Info

Certificate II in Further Study Skills

  • National Course Code: 10591NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10591NAT-01V02-21OTE-045

Location – TAFE Digital

Attendance

Self paced

Delivery

Online

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

14 Hours per week

Duration

1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate II in Further Study skills is your opportunity to bridge the gaps in your previous education. You will strengthen the core skills needed in every occupation, learn strategies to manage your study time and gain the confidence to achieve your career goals.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Use technology for presentations and research
  • Study better
  • Improve your reading, writing, science and maths skills

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse range of people
  • Identify areas for improvement

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • Pathway into the Defence Force, apprenticeship and traineeships
  • Confidence to pursue further studies in a formal learning environment

Career opportunities:

  • Completing this qualification will allow you to use your work skills to get a job or apply for a promotion.

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your study to the next level with:

  • Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study
  • Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A teacher will contact you to make sure this is the right course for you.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course will help you with:

  • Improving your reading, writing and maths skills
  • Learning digital skills
  • Bridging gaps in your previous education

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • access to a computer, Internet, printer and scanner
  • household items for home experiments
  • safety equipment including glasses, gloves and leather shoes
  • a scientific calculator
  • geometry instruments

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 8 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 1 year.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

This course can be completed entirely online. No on campus attendance is required.

You can also expect to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including private study, research and assessment preparation.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • need Year 10 school equivalent qualification for Defence Force Entry or entry to vocational areas requiring Year 10 equivalent qualifications, or to study the HSC or Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation.

As the Defence Preparation Statement of Attainment courses are currently superseded, TAFE NSW have the approval of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to enrol learners in 10591NAT- Certificate II in Further Study Skills to support ADF entry requirements. You may elect to only enrol in the units for English, Maths and/or Science.

The Certificate II in Further Study Skills prepares graduates for further study or training in vocational areas that require mathematics and science, such as engineering, electro-technology, building and construction, manufacturing and automotive industries.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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 Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments. This course can be completed entirely online. No on campus attendance

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

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?

FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED

This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.

If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

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.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

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
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
FSSEGL203 Compose basic creative texts
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
FSKLRG11 Use routine strategies for work-related learning

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.

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Course Location

OTEN (Open Training Education Network)
51 Wentworth Rd, Strathfield
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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