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Offering Info

Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study

  • National Course Code: 10769NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10769NAT-01V01-20LVP-207

Location – Liverpool

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

22.7

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • Fully Subsidised Course

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/InfoFest sessions on:

Date: Wednesday 22nd of January 2020
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm or 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Liverpool College, Building K, Level 2, Room K2.10

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 22 hours of class, over 5 days, depending on the electives/units students have chosen, for 18 weeks (one semester). As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 4.7 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 13 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 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:

  • 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 between Monday and Friday from 9:00am to 3:30pm. The weekly hours may vary depending on the electives chosen. Individual student timetables will also vary depending on the units students choose to study.

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?

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. The Department is introducing fee exemptions for all qualifications and courses funded under the Entitlement Foundation Skills (EFS) Program for training commencing from 1 July 2018 onwards. This means that eligible students commencing in a foundation skills full qualification/course delivered by TAFE NSW under the EFS program from 1 July 2018 will not be required to pay a fee. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.


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RECOGNITION

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 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
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
PFSSCN002 Investigate structure and function in biology
PFSSCN003 Investigate biological diversity
PFSSCN004 Investigate rearrangements of atoms and the structure and properties of matter
PFSSCN005 Analyse chemical reactions and the utilisation of materials
PFSSCN006 Conduct physics investigations into energy
PFSSCN007 Conduct physics investigations into electricity, magnetism and radioactive elements
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

Liverpool
College Street, Liverpool
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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