Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways

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General Course Information

Course CodeFSK10213
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate I
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2018 - Intake offered for new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)0
Units RequiredTotal 11Core 7Elective 4
Nominal HoursMinimum 135Maximum 135
Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:40 am
Department: -

Course Information Contact

Telephone1800 677 095
Fax(08) 8939 7327
Emailstudent.support@batchelor.edu.au

Course's Descriptors


Course Objectives

This qualification is designed for individuals who need skills to prepare for a vocational pathway qualification or further foundation skills development. It is suitable for individuals who require:
  • a prevocational pathway to employment and vocational training
  • reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 2
  • entry level digital technology and employability skills
  • education, training and employment goals.
      Foundation Skills Training Package qualifications may not be listed as an entry requirement for vocational qualifications.

      Admission Requirements

      There are no admission requirements for this qualification.

        Course Requirements

        To achieve a Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways a total of ELEVEN (11) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of SEVEN (7) core units of competency and FOUR (4) elective units of competency as outlined in the packaging rules.

          Statement of Attainments

          A Statement of Attainment is issued by a Registered Training Organisation when an individual has successfully completed one or more units of competency from nationally recognised qualification(s)/course(s).

          An individual can be issued with this if they have not completed and do not intend to complete the entire qualification(s)/ course(s), as per the completion rules for the specified qualification(s).

          Registered Training Organisation Identifier

          0383

          Electives

          The offering of electives in this qualification will be subject to the decision of the relevant Directorate that offers this qualification.

          Course Fees for NT Residents

          Students will be liable to pay the VET Tuition fee of:
          $2.00 per nominal hour for enrolment
          $0.00 per nominal hour for RPL

          Students may be eligible to apply for a fee exemption
          Students are not eligible for a VET FEE-HELP loan


          Course Fees for Insterstate Students

          Students will be liable to pay the VET Full fees.
          This amount is determined by the band rate the specific course belongs to. See Batchelor Institute website for more information
          www.batchelor.edu.au/students/course-fees

          Students are not eligible to apply for a fee exemption
          Students are not eligible for a VET FEE-HELP loan



          Unit Summary

          Unit CodeTitleHours
          Core Units
          FSKDIG02 Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks10
          FSKLRG08 Use simple strategies for work-related learning15
          FSKNUM08 Identify and use whole numbers and simple fractions, decimals and percentages for work15
          FSKNUM09 Identify , measure and estimate familiar quantities for work15
          FSKOCM03 Participate in simple spoken interactions at work10
          FSKRDG07 Read and respond to simple workplace information15
          FSKWTG06 Write simple workplace information15
          Elective Units
          FSKOCM07Interact effectively with others at work10
          FSKWTG09Write routine workplace texts15
          FSKDIG01Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks10
          FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks15

          Individual Unit's Descriptors


          Core


          Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks

          Code - FSKDIG02 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology to undertake simple workplace tasks. The unit applies to individuals at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 who need to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Use simple strategies for work-related learning

          Code - FSKLRG08 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify own learning goals and needs, and develop a simple learning plan to participate in a vocational or workplace learning environment. The unit applies to individuals who need learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Identify and use whole numbers and simple fractions, decimals and percentages for work

          Code - FSKNUM08 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge to identify and use whole numbers into the thousands, simple fractions, decimals and percentages. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Identify , measure and estimate familiar quantities for work

          Code - FSKNUM09 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to measure familiar and predictable quantities using simple and routine measuring instruments and units. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Participate in simple spoken interactions at work

          Code - FSKOCM03 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in a limited range of simple spoken interactions in the workplace, such as talking with co-workers, participating in workplace meetings, giving and responding to simple instructions, receiving and passing on simple messages, or talking with clients. This unit applies to individuals who need oral communication skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Read and respond to simple workplace information

          Code - FSKRDG07 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, interpret and respond to information in simple workplace texts in printed or digital format, such as short messages, notices, instructions, forms, rosters, simple diagrams, tables and charts. The unit applies to individuals who need reading skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Write simple workplace information

          Code - FSKWTG06 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write simple workplace texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as incident or accident reports, purchase orders, brief shift notes, emails, messages, or WHS records. The unit applies to individuals who need writing skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Elective


          Interact effectively with others at work

          Code - FSKOCM07 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interact effectively with others – external clients and internal staff, such as giving or responding to spoken instructions, responding to customer queries and complaints, negotiating with co-workers and management, explaining a workplace procedure, or taking telephone calls from the general public or internal staff. This unit applies to individuals who need oral communication skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 3 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Write routine workplace texts

          Code - FSKWTG09 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit is broad in focus. It describes the skills and knowledge required to write routine workplace texts and could be used for a variety of writing types and purposes, including letters and emails, instructions, incident or accident reports, online forms, formatted job reports - in printed or digital form. The unit applies to individuals who need writing skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 3 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks

          Code - FSKDIG01 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology to undertake basic workplace tasks under supervision. The unit applies to individuals at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 1 who need to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks

          Code - FSKDIG03 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology to undertake routine workplace tasks. The unit applies to individuals at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 3 who need to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks. This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
          Course Authorisation
          Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:40 am
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          Review DateMonday, 27 November 2017 10:07 pm