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FSK10219 - Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification is designed for individuals who need skills to prepare for a vocational pathway qualification or further foundation skills development. It is suitable for individuals who require:

◾ a pathway to employment or vocational training

◾ reading, writing, oral communication, learning and numeracy skills primarily aligned to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 2

◾ entry level digital technology and employability skills

◾ education, training and employment goals

Foundation Skills Training Package qualifications may not be listed as an entry requirement for vocational qualifications.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

11 units of competency -

◾ 1 core unit and 10 elective units

Elective units must be relevant to vocational pathways and not duplicate the outcomes of already selected units.


Entry Requirements

Students are required to undertake a pre-training assessment Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) to determine that the learner’s skill level is working at or below ACSF level 3; however, there are no other entry requirements.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. These will need to be discussed at enrolment.


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $2,761.00 (2021)
$2,937.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $251.00 (2021)
$267.00 (2022)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training
AQF Level Level 1: Certificate I

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Graduates of this qualification may choose to continue on to other vocational pathway qualifications or further foundation skills development.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 1 core units
  2. Complete 10 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Online Standard Course Structure

This course is typically delivered over a 24 week period; however, as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Full time students will be required to study at least 25 hours per week and this includes 5 hours per week for assessment preparation.

  • Online
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Career, employment and training
BSBOPS203 Deliver a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
FSKLRG008 Use simple strategies for work-related learning More Information Training.gov Details
Math at Work
FSKNUM020 Use familiar, routine functions of a calculator for work More Information Training.gov Details
FSKNUM014 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work More Information Training.gov Details
FSKNUM009 Use familiar and simple metric measurements for work More Information Training.gov Details
Workplace Interaction
FSKRDG007 Read and respond to simple workplace information More Information Training.gov Details
FSKOCM003 Participate in familiar spoken interactions at work More Information Training.gov Details
Workplace Information & Text
FSKRDG010 Read and respond to routine workplace information More Information Training.gov Details
FSKWTG006 Write simple workplace information More Information Training.gov Details
Use business technology
FSKDIG002 Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBOPS203 - Deliver a service to customers
1 FSKLRG008 - Use simple strategies for work-related learning
2 FSKRDG007 - Read and respond to simple workplace information
2 FSKOCM003 - Participate in familiar spoken interactions at work
3 FSKNUM020 - Use familiar, routine functions of a calculator for work
3 FSKNUM014 - Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
3 FSKNUM009 - Use familiar and simple metric measurements for work
4 FSKRDG010 - Read and respond to routine workplace information
4 FSKWTG006 - Write simple workplace information
5 FSKDIG002 - Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks
5 BSBTEC201 - Use business software applications


Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2021 Availabilities

Online Standard Course Structure

Online
October: Full Time
November: Full Time

Domestic 2022 Availabilities

Online Standard Course Structure

Online
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

FSK10219 Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways is an online self-paced learning course which provides learners with support for the development of foundation skills needed to prepare for a vocational pathway qualification or further foundation skills development.

 

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates will have developed foundation skills to prepare them on a pathway to employment or for further vocational training of their choice.

This course is ideal for:

·         Jobseekers re-entering the workplace

·         Early school leavers seeking to recommence study

·         Individuals with learning barriers, who would benefit from a supported learning environment

This course covers a range of nationally accredited units of competence, which covers the following skill sets:

  • Career, Employment and Training
  • Workplace Interaction
  • Math at Work
  • Read/Write Workplace Information & Texts
  • Use Business Technology

How you will be supported through your course:

·     Specialised language, literacy and numeracy teachers are available to support and guide students through their study.

  • The course also offers a pre-recorded step-by-step narrative for each lesson to assist learners who may have difficulty with reading and comprehension.
  • Weekly tutorials will be held via zoom, where the teacher will support learners to consolidate learning and provide feedback on progress.

Enrolment Schedule

Below is the timetable for unit enrolments for online students

** Attention - Admission staff & students 

   Students are to be enrolled into the full qualification (11 units - 5 clusters) at time of enrolment.

Sequence

  Unit Code

  Unit Name

  Unit Type

2021 Start

    ---- 2022 Start ----

Cluster 1 –

Career, Employment and Training

FSKLRG008

Use simple strategies for work-related learning

Core *

-

Feb 2022

Jul 2022

BSBOPS203

Deliver a service to customers

Elective ~ BSB t/pkg

Cluster 2 –

Workplace Interaction

FSKRDG007

Read and respond to simple workplace information

Elective # Group B

-

Mar 2022

Aug 2022

FSKOCM003

Participate in familiar spoken interactions at work

Elective # Group B

Cluster 3 –

Math at Work

FSKNUM014

Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work

Elective # Group A

-

Apr 2022

Sep 2022

FSKNUM009

Use familiar and simple metric measurements for work

Elective # Group A

FSKNUM020

Use familiar, routine functions of a calculator for work

Elective # Group A

Cluster 4 –

Workplace Information & Text

FSKWTG006

Write simple workplace information

Elective # Group B

Oct 2021

May 2022

Oct 2022

FWKRDG010

Read and respond to routine workplace information

Elective # Group B

Cluster 5 –

Use Business Technology

BSBTEC201

Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks

Elective ~ BSB t/pkg

Nov 2021

Jun 2022

Nov 2022

FSKDIG002

Use business software applications

Elective # Group B

 

* The Core unit is a compulsory unit that must be undertaken to meet the requirements of the course.

# The Elective units have been chosen for individuals who need a pathway to employment and further vocational training.

   ~ The two Business units have been selected from the Business Services Training Package.unit is a compulsory unit that must be undertaken to meet the

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested. 

What else might I find useful?

This and other Information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at https://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life