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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

  • National Course Code: 10767NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10767NAT-01V01-20WCN-002

Multiple Regional Locations

Armidale, Bathurst, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Boggabilla, Coonabarabran, Coomealla, Cobar, Condobolin, Coonamble, Cowra, Dubbo, Dunedoo, Dareton, Forbes, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Gilgandra, Grenfell, Inverell, Lake Cargelligo, Lightning Ridge, Lithgow, Moree, Menindee, Mudgee, Narrabri, Nyngan, Orange, Parkes, Quirindi CLC, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Walgett, Warren, Wellington, Wilcannia

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

Anytime

Hours Per Week

15

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 be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to undertake a LLN screening, participate in an interview and complete a writing task.

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

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Blended Full Time course. You will need to attend approximately 15 hours of class, for 36 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 17.0 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, work experience and research.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who are wanting 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.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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

  • Counsellors
  • LLN specialists
  • Disability support officers
  • Career Guidance Officer
  • Student Service Officers
  • Teaching support
  • Library services
  • Disability and Aboriginal tutorial/learning support
  • Disability equipment request 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)
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

There will be weekly Video Conferences that students are expected to attend for every unit.

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

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.


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

Blended learning provides students with access to a wide range of courses and training opportunities from a local TAFE NSW campus or from home.

Blended learning combines online, web/video conferencing, and workshops including:

Online
Study using the TAFE Digital online learning platform.

Connected learning on campus
Connected learning enables you to attend your nearest TAFE NSW campus to participate in scheduled video conference classes with your teacher and other students located around the state.

Mobile training units
Mobile training units can be mobilised across many TAFE NSW locations and enable you to access teachers and specialised equipment and resources required on training days.

Core Units
Number Title
ECSDIG401 Develop e-learning skills for academic study
TPCEGL001 Produce written and spoken texts for further study purposes
TPCEGL002 Apply critical language and research skills for further study purposes
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKLRG14 Manage strategies for career progression
TPCEGL005 Critically analyse film and media for further study purposes
TPCHMN001 Assess contemporary Australian social perspectives
TPCHMN002 Examine human rights issues, breaches and responses in Australian and international contexts
TPCHMN004 Analyse historical concepts and issues in context
TPCHMN005 Analyse influences on political change
TPCMTH001 Apply mensuration, algebra and trigonometry skills to solve problems
TPCMTH002 Apply advanced algebra and trigonometry, exponentials and logarithms to solve problems
TPCMTH003 Solve mathematical problems using monetary and spatial calculations
TPCMTH004 Solve applied mathematical problems using calculus techniques
TPCSCN008 Analyse health issues in a global context
TPCSTT001 Solve statistical problems using data analysis and probability

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

Western Connect
Cnr Browne & Harold Sts, Forbes
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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