FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

This Foundation skills course is designed for individuals who need further foundation skills development to prepare for entry into the workforce or for further study. This course will suit a range of different career or further study pathways. It may suit those learners who:
* are looking for a pathway to employment or further vocational training eg an apprenticeship
* need reading, writing, communication, numeracy skills and digital literacy skills for work or study
To successfully complete the FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways, learners must complete a total of 14 units (8 Core Units and 6 Elective Units).

22238VIC Certificate III in General Education for Adults

This course focuses on improving your skills in reading, writing, mathematics, oral communication and computers. There is also a strong emphasis on improving self-confidence, developing further training and vocational pathways and preparing for employment.
This course will help prepare you for mainstream study at a TAFE, private training organisation or study at University. It will also prepare you for employment.

nationally-recognisedENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Certificate II or equivalent competencies. You will need to attend a pre-enrolment interview as part of the application process.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The course includes:
• Researching career or further study pathways
• Numeracy and mathematics
• Reading and writing on a large range of topics
• Computer skills including internet research
• Study and organizational skills
• Communication skills

DURATION
20 weeks Full time (4 days per week from 9.30 to 4.30) OR
40 weeks Part time (2 days per week from 9.30 to 4.30)

PATHWAYS
The course provides pathways to further study, educational pathways to employment, community engagement, volunteering and personal development

COURSE STRUCTURE
Successful completion of the Certificate III requires learners complete:
• 1 Core unit
• 4 Core Skills
• 3 Special Interest electives

National Code Unit of Competency
Core Unit
VU21375 Evaluate pathway options, design a learning plan and compile a portfolio
Core Skills
Reading
VU21376 Engage with a range of highly complex texts for personal purposes
Writing
VU21380 Create a range of highly complex texts for personal purposes
VU21382 Create a range of highly complex texts to participate in the community
Numeracy & Maths
VU21385 Use formal mathematical concepts and techniques to analyse and solve problems
Special Interest Electives
VU21389 Design and review a project
ICAICT103A Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
VU21386 Investigate Current Issues

* Elective units will vary with each course depending on learner need

ACCREDITATION
This course is government accredited and has national recognition