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Offering Info

Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study

  • National Course Code: 10769NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10769NAT-01V01-20YNG-006

Location – Young

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

16

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 be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

Students will need to complete RUReady (BKSB) and an interview before being accepted into the course to ensure they have the required skills. Students demonstrating lower level skills will be redirected to more appropriate pathways.
Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study is a Year 11 equivalent course and as such achievement of Year 10 is a suitable access point but not required.

To successfully complete this course, you will need: - to complete 12 units of study including four compulsory units - PFSEGL001 Research and write academic text, TPCEGL001 Produce written and spoken texts for further study purposes, FSKNUM21 Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work and FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks. Students can chose some electives. Your teacher will discuss options on enrolment.

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

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a face to face part time day course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 20 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and assessment preparation.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • are returning to study after several years in the workforce
  • young people who have had disrupted education through high school and would like to achieve a Year 12 equivalent, entry into a diploma level and above in the VET sector or entry into the Australian Defence Force.

    Students may not have completed high school or are returning to study as a mature age student.

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)
    • 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 and Thursday from 9.00am to 1.00pm. 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?

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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

Enrolling 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. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
TPCEGL001 Produce written and spoken texts for further study purposes
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKNUM21 Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
PFSEGL001 Research and write academic text
Elective Units
Number Title
ECSDIG401 Develop e-learning skills for academic study
FSKLRG14 Manage strategies for career progression
FSKLRG15 Manage own work-related learning
PFSSCN001 Conduct scientific investigations into human body systems
PFSMTH003 Solve advanced algebraic and Cartesian Plane problems
PFSMTH004 Solve exponential, logarithmic and advanced trigonometric problems
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
PFSSTT001 Collect and interpret statistical data
PFSSTT002 Interpret bivariate data and determine probability
FSKNUM30 Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work

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

Young
Caple Street, Young
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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