Course Start Date
9.2 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- Fully Subsidised Course
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study is a Year 11 equivalent course, designed to give you the academic know-how and practice for higher level study. You will learn the essential skills employers are looking for and be able to take the next step toward your study goals.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:
- Write in an academic manner
- Set goals and manage your time
- Research efficiently
- Undertake scientific experiments
- A variety of technology
- Complete general and/or advanced mathematics
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes needed to get ahead:
- Good problem solving skills
- The ability to work alone and in groups
- Great communication skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level (Year 11 Equivalent)
- Strong pathways to continued study
GROW YOUR CAREER
You can continue on your educational journey with:
- Entry into an apprenticeship of your choice
- Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation
- Further vocational study at Certificate IV and above
- Entry into Tertiary education (upon completion of the Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation)
Career outcomes and job roles
- Employment in careers that require a Certificate III or Year 11 equivalent
Australian employers are looking for people who offer academic writing, reading, math and technology skills. They are also seeking skills that include creativity, teamwork, self-management, critical thinking and communication. The Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study equips you with the tools to meet these demands and excel.
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 9.2 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 36 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 11.1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours required activities include private study, assignment preparation, work experience and research.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for adult learners who want to develop the skills to overcome barriers and provide access to a Year 12 equivalency course and further academic study. This course delivers academic pathway and study skills that underpin the acquisition of higher education qualifications, enabling access to a wide range of careers and opportunities.
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 Services Officers
- Teaching Support
- Library services
- Disability and Aboriginal tutorial/learning support and 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
This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
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
|FSKDIG03||Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks|
|FSKNUM21||Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work|
|PFSEGL001||Research and write academic text|
|TPCEGL001||Produce written and spoken texts for further study purposes|
|ECSDIG401||Develop e-learning skills for academic study|
|FSKLRG14||Manage strategies for career progression|
|FSKLRG15||Manage own work-related learning|
|FSKNUM30||Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work|
|PFSEGL002||Explore textual forms in the arts|
|PFSHMN001||Examine factors influencing Australian society|
|PFSHMN002||Examine perspectives on issues in Australian society|
|PFSHMN003||Examine human rights and social justice in Australia|
|PFSHMN004||Examine international human rights issues|
|PFSMTH001||Solve measurement, geometry and trigonometry problems|
|PFSMTH002||Solve algebra and number plane problems|
|PFSMTH003||Solve advanced algebraic and Cartesian Plane problems|
|PFSMTH004||Solve exponential, logarithmic and advanced trigonometric problems|
This course may provide entry to careers requiring a Year 11 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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Phone 131 601
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