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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

  • National Course Code: 10767NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10767NAT-01V01-20BMT-103

Location – Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

16

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

This Tertiary Preparation Course (TPC) is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

  • Year 12 equivalent qualification
  • Tertiary Entrance Score (TES) for those seeking entry to university
  • entry to further study at diploma level and above in the Vocational Education and Training sector
  • entry to careers requiring a year 12 equivalent qualification, including Australian Defence Force
  • research and high level written skills
  • critical thinking and academic learning skills
  • the ability to engage with and use a range of technologies
  • preparation for further study in science, technology, engineering and maths vocational areas.

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.

Certificate II or equivalent skills and knowledge

**COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS**

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to have a Certificate II or equivalent skills and knowledge for entry.
  • to undertake the LLN screening through RUReady, participate in an interview to assess oral communication, learning strategies and motivation, and to complete a writing task prior to entry. RUReady identifies Reading and Numeracy ACSF levels. It is recommended that you be working within or above Level 3 for both areas.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, please attend any one of the Tuesday information sessions below:

Date: 10 December 2019 or 21 January 2020
Time: 10 am to 11 am or 6 pm to 7 pm
Location: Blue Mountains TAFE Campus, Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls, Block B, Ground Floor, Room 15

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, 4 days a week for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2.2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 6.1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including review of class work, writing of case studies, completion of practice questions, private study, completion of unfinished class work, research relevant to content and assessment tasks, exam and class test preparation, and planning and writing essays and reports.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who want a Year 12 equivalent, a Tertiary Entrance Score (TES), entry into a diploma level and above in the VET sector or entry into the Australian Defence Force.

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

This course is currently scheduled on Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 3.30 pm. The weekly hours may vary depending on the electives chosen. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

You may be eligible for a concession and/or exemption. This will be confirmed during the enrolment process.

APPLY NOW

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.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
TPCEGL002 Apply critical language and research skills for further study purposes
ECSDIG401 Develop e-learning skills for academic study
TPCEGL001 Produce written and spoken texts for further study purposes
Elective Units
Number Title
TPCSCN005 Analyse biological processes
TPCSCN008 Analyse health issues in a global context
TPCHMN004 Analyse historical concepts and issues in context
TPCHMN003 Analyse legal concepts, issues and processes
TPCMTH001 Apply mensuration, algebra and trigonometry skills to solve problems
TPCHMN001 Assess contemporary Australian social perspectives
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
TPCEGL005 Critically analyse film and media for further study purposes
TPCEGL003 Critically interpret forms of creative art for further study purposes
ECSLRN401 Develop academic learning skills
ECSCRT402 Examine ethical practices for study
TPCHMN002 Examine human rights issues, breaches and responses in Australian and international contexts
TPCSCN001 Investigate biological processes
FSKLRG14 Manage strategies for career progression
TPCMTH003 Solve mathematical problems using monetary and spatial calculations

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

This course may lead to a career in the Australian Defence Forces or employment requiring a Year 12 equivalent qualification.

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

Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls
Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls
Phone 131 601

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