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Certificate II in Further Study Skills

National Course Code: 10591NAT

TAFE NSW Course Number: 10591NAT-01V02

Nominal Hours: 722

Full Fee: $3,770
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: Contact college

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at OTEN.

This course is for people who wish to further their education or training and require the following skills and knowledge:
- reading, writing, numeracy, digital literacy, and humanities for continued engagement in further education.
- Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) units to successfully undertake vocational qualifications such as engineering, electro-technology, building and construction, manufacturing and automotive industries
- mathematics and science to prepare for employment in trades or traineeships.
- English, mathematics and science for general and trade level entry to the Australian Defence Forces.

This course is suitable for people who would like to gain entry to the Defence Force, have minimum entry requirements for TPC or HSC matriculation courses, or for people who need the equivalent of Year 10 qualifications to enter the work force, or as a requirment for an apprenticeship or traineeship.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

It is recommended that entrants should have ACSF level 2 to 3 language, literacy and numeracy – sufficient to read and interpret basic documents and prepare written reports.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Further education or general and trade level entry to the Australian Defence Forces.

The Certificate II in Further Study Skills prepares graduates for further study or training in vocational areas that require mathematics and science, such as engineering, electro-technology, building and construction, manufacturing and automotive industries.

Graduates can apply for entry to the Australian Defence Force at trade or general level.

Graduates may also progress to 10223NAT Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study.

FSKNUM22 Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts
FSSSCN201 Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
FSKNUM23 Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work
FSSEGL201 Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
FSSSCN202 Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry
TSSSCN206 Work safely in a science learning environment
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
FSKNUM24 Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work
FSSEGL202 Write routine literary texts
FSSSCN203 Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health
FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
FSKNUM28 Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
FSSHMN201 Examine Australia's national identity
ICTICT102 Operate word-processing applications
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKNUM27 Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
FSSEGL203 Compose basic creative texts
ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer
FSKNUM21 Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information
FSSHMN202 Examine contemporary Australian issues
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

Non-government subsidised fee$3,770

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

To enrol in this course please click on the Enrol Now button. You may also enrol over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 601

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