Offering Info

Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways

  • National Course Code: FSK10119
  • TAFE NSW code: FSK10119-01V01-21OTE-030

Location – TAFE Digtial


Self paced



Course Start Date


Study Commitment

14 Hours per week


1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways will help you improve your reading, writing and maths skills. Take the first step towards further study or employment. Learn skills you can use at work such as using a computer, filling in forms and communicating with team mates.


Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn:

  • Reading and writing skills
  • Digital skills
  • Communication skills


Develop the attributes to get ahead in this industry:

  • Learning skills
  • Confidence
  • Work skills


Completing this course will help you:

  • Learn practical work skills
  • Prepare for further study
  • Build your confidence

Career opportunities:

  • Take a step toward the career of your choice


Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways
  • Certificate I in Access to Work and Training

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.


A teacher will contact you to make sure this is the right course for you.


If you study FSKLRG006 Participate in Work Placement your teacher will help you arrange the placement and number of hours you need to work.


This course will help you with:

  • Reading, writing and maths
  • Digital skills
  • Communicating with others

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

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

  • of your level of English so that we can enrol you in a suitable course

BEFORE you apply for this course:


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.


This is a online course. You will need to complete approximately 12 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 1 year
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

You may also be required to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including private study and assessment type.


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • want to improve reading, writing, basic maths and learning skills at an introductory level
  • may want to get a job or go on to do further study

Through work, study and life experience, ideally you will have:

  • Basic digital skills eg can use a computer and have access to the internet
  • Basic time management skills eg find time to study
  • Basic organisational skills to take responsibility for following their timetable and managing your study schedule


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 is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.


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?


This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.

If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.


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.

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

Core Units
Number Title
FSKLRG004 Use short and simple strategies for work-related learning
Elective Units
Number Title
FSKNUM003 Use whole numbers and halves for work
FSKDIG001 Use digital technology for short and basic workplace tasks
FSKNUM004 Use basic and familiar metric measurements for work
FSKLRG001 Prepare to participate in a learning environment
FSKLRG003 Use short and simple strategies for career planning
FSKOCM002 Engage in short and simple spoken exchanges at work
FSKWTG001 Complete personal details on extremely simple and short workplace forms
FSKRDG004 Read and respond to short and simple workplace information
FSKWTG003 Write short and simple workplace information
PWTLRN101 Plan to set up a personal area for study

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

OTEN (Open Training Education Network)
51 Wentworth Rd, Strathfield
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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