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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

  • National Course Code: 10767NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10767NAT-01V01-20PMQ-112

Location – Port Macquarie

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

10 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

18

Duration

34 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

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.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Tuesday 3rd December 2019
Time: Anytime from10.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Port Macquarie TAFE Campus, Building G, Ground Floor, Room 25
Or
Date: Wednesday 5th February 2020
Time: Anytime from10.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Port Macquarie Campus, Building G, Ground Floor, Room 25

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 13 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 34 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research, assignment preparation and skills practice.

Supervised and unsupervised hour totals are based on typical learner experience and may differ for each individual learner.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

The Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation provides a pathway for people to achieve a year 12 equivalent qualification and achieve the educational outcome of acquiring a Tertiary Entrance Score TES for those seeking entry to university.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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

  • Tutorial Support sessions
  • Career pathway and personal counselling

    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 and Tuesday from 9.00am to 2.30pm and Thursday from 9.00am to 12.00pm. 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.

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.

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
TPCHMN002 Examine human rights issues, breaches and responses in Australian and international contexts
TPCSCN006 Analyse and apply chemical processes
TPCSCN008 Analyse health issues in a global context
TPCHMN004 Analyse historical concepts and issues in context
TPCMTH001 Apply mensuration, algebra and trigonometry skills to solve problems
TPCEGL003 Critically interpret forms of creative art for further study purposes
TPCSCN002 Investigate the chemical nature of matter
FSKLRG14 Manage strategies for career progression
TPCMTH003 Solve mathematical problems using monetary and spatial calculations
TPCEGL005 Critically analyse film and media for further study purposes

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

Port Macquarie
70 Widderson Street, Port Macquarie
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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