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Certificate II in Further Study Skills

National Course Code: 10591NAT

TAFE NSW Course Number: 10591NAT-01V01


Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
30 Jul 2018


16 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $3,690
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: Contact college

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This course is for people who wish to further their education or training and require the following skills and knowledge:
- reading, writing, numeracy, digital literacy, and humanities for continued engagement in further education
- Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) units to successfully undertake vocational qualifications such as engineering, electro-technology, building and construction, manufacturing and automotive industries
- mathematics and science to prepare for employment in trades or traineeships
- English, mathematics and science for general and trade level entry to the Australian Defence Forces

This course will provide you with the required literacy and numeracy skills to gain entry into the Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation.

Did you know as a WSI/OTEN student you have unlimited access to lynda.com which is an online library of video courses in software, design, technology, communication, learning and business. These skills can help you to achieve your study goals. Visit tafe.ws/lynda to get started.

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.

It is recommended that entrants should have ACSF level 2 to 3 language, literacy and numeracy – sufficient to read and interpret basic documents and prepare written reports.

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.

Further education or general and trade level entry to the Australian Defence Forces

The Certificate II in Further Study Skills prepares graduates for further study or training in vocational areas that require mathematics and science, such as engineering, electro-technology, building and construction, manufacturing and automotive industries.

Graduates can apply for entry to the Australian Defence Force at trade or general level.

Graduates may also progress to 10223NAT Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study.

FSKNUM23 Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work
FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts
FSSSCN201 Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
TSSSCN206 Work safely in a science learning environment
FSKNUM24 Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work
FSSABL201 Explore Aboriginal cultures and communities
FSSSCN202 Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry
FSKNUM27 Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
FSSEGL201 Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
FSSSCN203 Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health
FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKNUM28 Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
FSSEGL202 Write routine literary texts
ICTICT106 Operate presentation packages
FSKNUM21 Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
FSKNUM30 Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
FSSHMN201 Examine Australia’s national identity
ICTICT108 Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
FSKNUM22 Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information
FSSHMN202 Examine contemporary Australian issues
TSSEGL202 Conduct a basic research project

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

Non-government subsidised fee$3,690

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

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

Start Date: 30 Jul 2018

Full Time: 18 hours per week x 16 Weeks

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 am to 3.30 pm (subject to change).

To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option.

Please attend one of the following information sessions;
Wednesday 27th June 10 am or 6 pm or
Wednesday 4th July 10am
Room GG93
North Campus
Main St Blacktown
to receive your program of study and for a question and answer session on the course. Please allow 90 minutes for this session.
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au .If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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