Version Effective: 5th of July, 2021
Version Effective: 5th of July, 2021

FSK20119 - 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.

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

14 units of competency -

◾ 1 core unit and 13 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 $3,738.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $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 2: Certificate II

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.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 1 core units
  2. Complete 13 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.


  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Career, Employment and Training

Sequence 1 Career, Employment and Training - FSKLRG011, BSBOPS203

BSBOPS203 Deliver a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
FSKLRG011 Use routine strategies for work-related learning More Information Training.gov Details
Communicate and connect in the workplace

Sequence 2 Communicate and connect in the workplace - FSKWTG010, BSBTWK201, FSKOCM003

BSBTWK201 Work effectively with others More Information Training.gov Details
FSKWTG010 Write complex workplace texts. More Information Training.gov Details
FSKOCM005 Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations. More Information Training.gov Details
Safety in the workplace

Sequence 3 Safety in the workplace - FSKRDG009, FSKRDG010, FSKWTG008, BSBSUS211

FSKRDG010 Read and respond to routine workplace information More Information Training.gov Details
BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices More Information Training.gov Details
FSKRDG009 Read and respond to routine standard operating procedures More Information Training.gov Details
FSKWTG008 Complete routine workplace formatted texts More Information Training.gov Details
Math in the workplace

Sequence 4 Math in the workplace - FSKNUM014, FSKNUM015, FSKNUM028

FSKNUM014 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work More Information Training.gov Details
FSKNUM015 Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work More Information Training.gov Details
FSKNUM028 Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work More Information Training.gov Details
Digital technology

Sequence 5 Digital technologyFSKDIG003, BSBTEC201

FSKDIG003 Use digital technology for non-routine 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 FSKLRG011 - Use routine strategies for work-related learning
2 BSBTWK201 - Work effectively with others
2 FSKWTG010 - Write complex workplace texts.
2 FSKOCM005 - Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations.
3 FSKRDG010 - Read and respond to routine workplace information
3 BSBSUS211 - Participate in sustainable work practices
3 FSKRDG009 - Read and respond to routine standard operating procedures
3 FSKWTG008 - Complete routine workplace formatted texts
4 FSKNUM014 - Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
4 FSKNUM015 - Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work
4 FSKNUM028 - Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
5 FSKDIG003 - Use digital technology for non-routine 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?
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More Details

More Details

FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways is an online self-paced learning course which provides learners with support for the development of foundation skills needed to prepare for workforce entry and vocational training pathways.  

 

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
  • Communicate and connect in the workplace
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Math in the workplace
  • Digital 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.

  • Weekly tutorials will be held via zoom, where the teacher will support learners to consolidate learning and provide feedback on progress.

 

 

Enrolment Schedule

The Course Planner for unit enrolments will be available soon. Course commences in February 2022.

** Attention - Admission staff & students 

   Students are to be enrolled into the full qualification (14 units - 5 clusters) at time of enrolment.

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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