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Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation: Full Time

National Course Code: 10767NAT

TAFE NSW Course Number: 10767NAT-01V01

Nominal Hours: 620

Full Fee: $7,810
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

This Tertiary Preparation Course (TPC) is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:
- Year 12 equivalent qualification
- Tertiary Entrance Score (TES) for those seeking entry to university
- entry to further study at diploma level and above in the Vocational Education and Training sector
- entry to careers requiring a year 12 equivalent qualification, including Australian Defence Force
- research and high level written skills
- critical thinking and academic learning skills
- the ability to engage with and use a range of technologies
- preparation for further study in science, technology, engineering and maths vocational areas.


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.


This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 17 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 42 weeks.

As well as the online component, there is a requirement to do 9 hours of face to face assessment. Students need to attend compulsory examinations at specific times throughout the year. Address any enquiries about approximate time frames to the Prevocation section at TAFE Digital Strathfield.

You can also expect to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research, assessment preparation, exam and class test preparation

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.

Certificate II or equivalent skills and knowledge

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have:
- a Certificate 2 or Year 10 qualification

To successfully complete this course, you will need:
- access to the Internet and Office 365 applications, basic mathematical instruments, and a scientific calculator.

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.

This course may lead to a career in the Australian Defence Forces or employment requiring a Year 12 equivalent qualification.

TPCHMN002 Examine human rights issues, breaches and responses in Australian and international contexts
TPCEGL002 Apply critical language and research skills for further study purposes
ECSCRT402 Examine ethical practices for study
TPCHMN003 Analyse legal concepts, issues and processes
ECSDIG401 Develop e-learning skills for academic study
TPCMTH001 Apply mensuration, algebra and trigonometry skills to solve problems
ECSLRN401 Develop academic learning skills
TPCMTH003 Solve mathematical problems using monetary and spatial calculations
TPCEGL001 Produce written and spoken texts for further study purposes
TPCSCN001 Investigate biological processes

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

TAFE NSW fee$0


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.

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

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.

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