Certificate II in Further Study Skills
Further Study Skills course details
Course description and aims
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
Course outcomes and careers
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.
There are no formalised articulation arrangements.
Enrol at any location
You must attend one of the compulsory information sessions to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
At this session you will sit a placement test and attend an interview with one of our teachers.
Please bring a pen and a form of ID such as medicare, driver's licence or birth certificate.
You must also bring your latest school report.
Applicants who are under 17 and without a ROSA must apply for approval to leave school before enrolling in TAFE.
-Thursday 2 November 2017 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm Gymea Campus, Hotham Rd, Gymea, Building A, Ground level, Room AG.18.
-Thursday 23 November 2017 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm Gymea Campus, Hotham Rd, Gymea, Building A, Ground level, Room AG.18.
-Thursday 25 January 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm Gymea Campus, Hotham Rd, Gymea, Building A, Ground level, Room AG.18.
You will need to attend approximately 17-23 hours of class a week over 4 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday to Thursday, 9:00am to 3:00pm.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
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
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
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.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
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
Folders, basic stationery supplies and a Scientific Calculator will be required to successfully complete this course and will cost approximately $60.00.
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
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|FSKNUM21||Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work||20|
|AUMAFA001||Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews||20|
|FSKNUM27||Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work||20|
|FSSSCN202||Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry||20|
|FSSSCN201||Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity||20|
|FSSSCN203||Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health||20|
|BSBITU202||Create and use spreadsheets||30|
|FSKNUM23||Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work||20|
|FSSHMN201||Examine AustraliaÂ’s national identity||20|
|FSSHMN203||Examine Australian environments||20|
|FSSHMN202||Examine contemporary Australian issues||20|
|FSSEGL201||Examine routine literary and non-literary texts||20|
|BSBITU201||Produce simple word processed documents||60|
|FSKRDG10||Read and respond to routine workplace information||30|
|FSKNUM22||Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work||20|
|FSKNUM24||Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work||20|
|FSKNUM28||Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work||20|
|FSKLRG10||Use routine strategies for career planning||20|
|FSKLRG11||Use routine strategies for work-related learning||10|
|TSSSCN206||Work safely in a science learning environment||4|
|FSSEGL202||Write routine literary texts||20|
|FSKWTG09||Write routine workplace texts||30|