Course Start Date
19 Apr 2021
21.8 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.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a blended part time course. You will need to attend approximately 21.8 hours of class, for 28 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 5.6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private Study, research, asssignment preparation.
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 fosters the development of life-long learning, analytical thinking, problem solving and academic learning skills.
SERVICES AND STUDY 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
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.
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|
|FSKDIG03||Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks|
|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|
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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