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Offering Info

Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study

  • National Course Code: 10769NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10769NAT-01V01-20CBT-202

Location – Campbelltown

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

16

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training

Course Details

This course is intended to provide learners with the following educational outcomes:

  • a pathway to, and articulation into, Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation
  • equivalent qualification to school Year 11
  • entry to further study in the Vocational Education and Training sector
  • entry to careers requiring a Year 11 equivalent qualification
  • research and high level written skills
  • critical thinking and academic learning skills
  • eLearning skills to engage with a range of technologies
  • preparation for further study in science, technology, engineering and mathematics 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.

There are no essential entry requirements for this course.

Entrants benefit from language and literacy levels of ACSF 3 and above, which are sufficient to interpret increasingly complex and unfamiliar documents, analyse texts and prepare written communications.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • To have a Certificate II or equivalent skills and knowledge for entry.
  • To undertake the LLN screening through RUReady, participate in an interview to assess oral communication, learning strategies and motivation, and to complete a writing task prior to entry.
  • RUReady identifies Reading and Numeracy ACSF levels. It is recommended that you be working within or above Level 3 for both areas.

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

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Tuesday, 29th of October 2019
Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: TAFE NSW Campbelltown, Building L, Level 1, Room 14

OR

Date: Tuesday, 10th of December 2019
Time: 10:30am to 1:30pm
Location: TAFE NSW Campbelltown, Building L, Level 1, Room 14

OR

Date: Tuesday, 28th of December 2020
Time: 10:30am to 1:30pm
Location: TAFE NSW Campbelltown, Building L, Level 1, Room 14

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 5 days a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including 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.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • want a Year 12 HSC equivalent, a Tertiary Entrance Score (TES), entry into a diploma level and above course 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:

  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Library resources

    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

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Hours may also vary based on the electives chosen. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the commencement date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.

Please click on the Smart and Skilled link http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a fee discount or fee exemption.


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 13 79 74.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
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
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
FSKLRG12 Apply strategies to plan and manage complex workplace tasks
FSKLRG13 Apply strategies to respond to complex workplace problems
FSKNUM30 Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
PFSEGL002 Explore textual forms in the arts
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
PFSSCN002 Investigate structure and function in biology
PFSSCN003 Investigate biological diversity
PFSSCN008 Investigate inter-relationships within ecosystems
PFSSCN009 Investigate the impacts and management of ecosystem disruptions
PFSSTT001 Collect and interpret statistical data
PFSSTT002 Interpret bivariate data and determine probability

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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.

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Course Location

Campbelltown
181 Narellan Road, Campbelltown
Phone 131 601

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