Course Start Date
30 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Fully Subsidised Course
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation will prepare you for Diploma level and university study or entry into the Australian Defence Force. Recognised by educators and employers as an alternative pathway to Year 12, you will develop the technical, social and academic skills needed to perform at the next level of study.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:
- Write non-academic and academic texts
- Plan, research, draft and edit assignments
- Present your ideas
- Manage your time in an academic environment
- Apply learning strategies
- Collaborate with peers and professionals
- Critically analyse and evaluate information
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes needed to get ahead in study:
- An analytical mind
- The ability to source relevant information
- The capacity to multi-task
- Work as a team
- Communicate effectively with teachers and peers
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at a Certificate IV level
- A Tertiary Entrance Score (TES)
- A year 12 equivalent qualification
- Strong pathways to continued studies to enhance your career opportunities
GROW YOUR CAREER
You can continue on your education journey with:
- Admission to university
- Entry to the Australian Defence Force
- Diploma or above qualifications
The Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation supports students to develop high level academic, social and technological skills that have been identified as essential for emerging careers of the future.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a full time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 30 hours of class over 18 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 17 hour 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:
- 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)
- 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
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.
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:
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.
|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|
|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|
|TPCEGL004||Critically examine literary texts for further study purposes|
|ECSCRT402||Examine ethical practices for study|
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.Apply Now
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