Certificate I in Access to Work and Training

Certificate I   NRT
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Start date:
Mon 3 Apr 2017
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  • Access to Work and Training course details

    Course description and aims

    This is an entry level course at AQF level 1, for people who want to develop some employability skills to get a job or to go on to further training. If you have experienced barriers or interruptions to education due to cultural or language differences, poor health or isolation, this may be the best course for you. When you enrol, a teacher will help you determine the most appropriate level of training.

    Course outcomes and careers

    This course is a step in a series of courses to further training in
    employability skills. It helps you go on to further training and to get a job.


    Pathways from this course include:

    - employment, further education and training requiring reading, writing,
    numeracy and learning skills at ACSF Levels 2 -3
    - Training Package qualifications at AQF Levels 1 and 2
    - Certificate II in Skills for Work and Study
    - Certificate II in Skills for Work and Training.

    Expected Outcomes

    This course is designed for people who:

    - require basic employability skills and knowledge who are operating at ACSF
    level 2+ to 3
    - seek a pre-vocational pathway to employment, training or community

    On successful completion of this course the learner should be able to :

    - develop basic employability skills and knowledge at AQF level 1
    - identify realistic education/employment or community engagement goals and
    appropriate training pathways
    - participate in a formal, supported or self managed learning environment.

    In addition, depending on the electives chosen, learners may also achieve one or
    more of the following outcomes:

    - enhance communication skills
    - develop skills to retrain or enter the workforce (including entry level
    vocational skills
    - identify realistic education/employment options and appropriate educational
    - improve opportunities for community participation and contributing to a
    diverse society
    - use basic computer skills
    - articulate into further education and training at AQF levels 1 and 2 e.g.
    Certificate II in Skills for Work and Training, and relevant Training Package
    qualifications, depending on vocational units of competency successfully

    The AEET Framework units of competency in this qualification are generally
    aligned to Levels 2 and 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). Refer
    to individual units of competency for ACSF alignments.

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this course.

    Enrol at any location

    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Mon 3 Apr 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    12 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
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    About offering:

    This course has recently commenced. Please contact or visit your local college as soon as possible if you would like to join this course as there may still be places available. Please note that you may be required to undertake additional study if you commence late.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 12 hours of class a week over 3 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 10:00am to 2:30pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    You will require resouces to successfully complete this course and will cost approximately $20.


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    NSWTSUS110AContribute to group goal setting30
    NSWTSPG203BDeliver an informal presentation20
    NSWTSUS102AParticipate in a vocational learning environment50
    NSWTSFM202BParticipate in work experience30
    NSWTPLG107APlan for education and employment20
    NSWTSFM102BPrepare and write job application documents20
    NSWTTCH110APrepare to use a simple spreadsheet25
    NSWTTCH107BPrepare to use email25
    BSBWOR204AUse business technology20



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