Part Time Day
Course Start Date
11 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 part time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 11 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 18 months.
You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including comprehensive content research and knowledge development. Required activities include review of class work, writing of case studies, completion of practise 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.
Classes are 2 hours in duration. In Semester 2, 2020 classes will occur between the hours of 9.00am and 3:30pm, Monday and Thursday for a total of 10 hours. Classess will mostly be face to face, subject to appropraite WHS measures and social distancing and some classes will include online components via a Moodle or online delivery method. In 2021 the timetable will change and classes will occur between the hours of 9.00am and 3:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. In 2021 you will need to attend a total of 8 hours per week in semester 1 and 16 hours per week in semester. Attendance times may vary within these hours depending on your chosen electives.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who wish to improve their ATAR score or those wishing to complete Years 11 and 12 equivalent (Certificate IV) with an ATAR. This course prepares students for further study and University.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- Multicultural Support
- Student Support
- Student Support (Aboriginal Identified)
Students who are enrolled in the course are able to access the support listed above.
Additional local support is provided through study centres, counselling, Disability Consultants, Online learning resources and support and individual learner support, as required.
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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday 9.00am to 3.30pm and Thursday 9.00am to1.00pm. Attendance times may vary within these hours depending on your chosen electives.
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.
Students require basic stationery and a USB.
|TPCEGL001||Produce written and spoken texts for further study purposes|
|ECSDIG401||Develop e-learning skills for academic study|
|TPCEGL002||Apply critical language and research skills for further study purposes|
|TPCMTH003||Solve mathematical problems using monetary and spatial calculations|
|FSKLRG14||Manage strategies for career progression|
|FSKDIG03||Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks|
|TPCSCN008||Analyse health issues in a global context|
|TPCSCN005||Analyse biological processes|
|TPCHMN005||Analyse influences on political change|
|TPCHMN004||Analyse historical concepts and issues in context|
|TPCEGL004||Critically examine literary texts for further study purposes|
|TPCSCN001||Investigate biological processes|
|TPCHMN002||Examine human rights issues, breaches and responses in Australian and international contexts|
|TPCHMN001||Assess contemporary Australian social perspectives|
|TPCEGL003||Critically interpret forms of creative art for further study purposes|
|TPCSCN004||Investigate the nature and functioning of ecosystems|
|TPCMTH001||Apply mensuration, algebra and trigonometry skills to solve problems|
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.
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601
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