Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

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

Foundation Skills Training Package qualifications may not be listed as an entry requirement for vocational qualifications.

  • Students must be 18 years of age or over.
  • Students are required to successfully complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve Australian Core Skills Framework level 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and numeracy skill. Prospective students who have completed Year 12 or provide an AQF Certificate III or above in any discipline will be deemed as meeting the LLN entry requirements.
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.
  • Students are required to be physically fit to be able to perform some tasks required by the course.
  • Students are required to have access to computer and internet in order to complete assessments and read information on the unit of competency.
Prospective students have the option of selecting the face-to-face, or blended delivery options over a period of 22 weeks. You are required to indicate your selection on the Enrolment Form.
Many of our students already have a high level of skills, knowledge and expertise that can be recognised through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. Students seeking recognition can apply for RPL on enrolment into a qualification or throughout the duration of their study.
If you have completed previous study that is the same as your intended qualification with another organisation you may be able to apply for a credit transfer or exemption. A copy of the original transcript must be provided when applying for a credit transfer.
Total number of units = 14 units

  • 8 core units
  • 6 elective units

FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
FSKLRG11 Use routine strategies for work-related learning
FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
FSKNUM15 Estimate, measure and calculate routine metric measurements for work
FSKOCM07 Interact effectively with others at work
FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information
FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts

Two elective units must be vocational units from other training packages.

The remaining electives units may be selected as follows:

  • Up to 4 vocational units from other training packages, and their prerequisite units where applicable
  • Up to 4 units from the Foundation Skills Training Package
  • Up to 3 units from accredited courses

Elective units must be relevant to vocational pathways.

To be assessed as competent, learners need to provide satisfactory evidence to all the assessment requirements relating to their knowledge and skills relevant to the unit of competence. Assessment methods may include:

  • Written activities
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Role plays / observations

Course Duration
22 weeks

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