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.
As this course is a foundational qualification, students are required to undertake a pre-training assessment using the Basic Key Skills Builder bksb® to determine if the learner’s skill level is below the Australian Course Skills Framework (ACSF) level 3.
Additional language and literacy pre-assessments with a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) specialist is also required to determine eligibility for Foundation Skills funding into this course.
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|AQF Level||Level 2: Certificate II|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Graduates of this qualification may choose to continue on to other vocational pathway qualifications.
Study Mode Definitions
*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.
The full course is typically delivered over a twenty (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 a minimum of 11.5 hours per week and this includes assessment preparation.
|Career, Employment and Training
Sequence 1 Career, Employment and Training - FSKLRG011, BSBOPS203
|FSKLRG011||Use routine strategies for work-related learning||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|BSBOPS203||Deliver a service to customers||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|Communicate and connect in the workplace
Sequence 2 Communicate and connect in the workplace - FSKWTG010, BSBTWK201, FSKOCM003
|FSKOCM005||Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations.||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FSKWTG010||Write complex workplace texts.||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|BSBTWK201||Work effectively with others||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|Safety in the workplace
Sequence 3 Safety in the workplace - FSKRDG009, FSKRDG010, FSKWTG008, BSBSUS211
|FSKWTG008||Complete routine workplace formatted texts||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FSKRDG009||Read and respond to routine standard operating procedures||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|BSBSUS211||Participate in sustainable work practices||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FSKRDG010||Read and respond to routine workplace information||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|Math in the workplace
Sequence 4 Math in the workplace - FSKNUM014, FSKNUM015, FSKNUM028
|FSKNUM028||Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FSKNUM015||Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements 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|
Sequence 5 Digital technology - FSKDIG003, BSBTEC201
|BSBTEC201||Use business software applications||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|FSKDIG003||Use digital technology for non-routine workplace tasks||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|1||FSKLRG011 - Use routine strategies for work-related learning|
|1||BSBOPS203 - Deliver a service to customers|
|2||FSKOCM005 - Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations.|
|2||FSKWTG010 - Write complex workplace texts.|
|2||BSBTWK201 - Work effectively with others|
|3||FSKWTG008 - Complete routine workplace formatted texts|
|3||FSKRDG009 - Read and respond to routine standard operating procedures|
|3||BSBSUS211 - Participate in sustainable work practices|
|3||FSKRDG010 - Read and respond to routine workplace information|
|4||FSKNUM028 - Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work|
|4||FSKNUM015 - Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work|
|4||FSKNUM014 - Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work|
|5||BSBTEC201 - Use business software applications|
|5||FSKDIG003 - Use digital technology for non-routine workplace tasks|
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:
How you will be supported through your course:
· Specialised language, literacy and numeracy teachers are available to support and guide students through their study.
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