Offering Info

Certificate I in Access to Work and Training

  • National Course Code: 11009NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 11009NAT-01V01-22OTE-010

Location – TAFE Digital


Self paced



Course Start Date


Study Commitment

6.2 Hours per week


1 year

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

Course Details

This course is designed to provide students with skills to participate in work and training with support. It will provide participants with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare for work and participate in further learning with a basic level of independence. The literacy and numeracy units partially align with ACSF level 2.

This course is intended to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to participate in a learning environment and in vocational education. Outcomes include:
preliminary employability skills and knowledge at AQF level 1
skills to access further learning
soft skills suitable for entry-level employment
basic literacy and independent learning skills

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 or recommended entry requirements for this course.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.


This is a self-paced, online course. You must attend approximately 6.2 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 6.9 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run for 52 weeks.

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
  • 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

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.


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 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.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Elective Units
Number Title
NAT10973011 Access and evaluate information on the internet
FSKLRG003 Use short and simple strategies for career planning
FSKLRG007 Use strategies to identify job opportunities
FSKRDG006 Read and respond to simple informal workplace texts
FSKWTG002 Write short and simple workplace formatted texts
FSKWTG005 Write simple workplace formatted texts
NAT11005018 Spell personally relevant words
NAT11009002 Explore safety and wellbeing options
NAT11009010 Word process a basic document
NAT11009011 Use a simple spreadsheet
NAT11009013 Plan to reduce household energy use
NAT11009016 Examine issues that impact the lives of women
NAT11009017 Explore work and training opportunities
NAT11009019 Use numeracy to complete familiar everyday tasks

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

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

TAFE Digital
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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