Version Effective: 30th of September, 2019
Version Effective: 30th of September, 2019

FSK20113 - Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification is designed for individuals who require further foundation skills development to prepare for workforce entry or vocational training pathways. It is suitable for individuals who require:

◾  a pathway to employment or vocational training.

◾  reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3.

◾  entry level digital literacy and employability skills.

◾  a vocational training and employment plan.

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

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 for the core skill/s related to the unit/s. There are no other entry requirements for this qualification. 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
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Application Mode
  • Direct To University
  • Other
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Study Area
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Admission Codes

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This qualification is designed for students who require further foundation skills development to prepare for workforce entry or vocational training pathways. Successful completion of this course will set students on the path to gain employment or embark on further vocational training and may increase chances of gaining employment by developing entry-level skills that give them the ability to do routine workplace tasks.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 8 core units
  2. Complete 6 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

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

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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
Course Learning Outcomes
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