Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

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General Course Information

Course CodeFSK20113
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate II
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2018- Intake offered for new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)0
Units RequiredTotal 14Core 8Elective 6
Nominal HoursMinimum 190Maximum 190
Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:43 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 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.

      Admission Requirements

      There are no admission requirements for this course.

        Course Requirements

        To achieve a Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways a total of FOURTEEN (14) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of EIGHT (8) core units of competency and SIX (6) elective units of competency as detailed 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
          FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks15
          FSKLRG09Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems15
          FSKLRG11Use routine strategies for work-related learning10
          FSKNUM14Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work15
          FSKNUM15Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work10
          FSKOCM07Interact effectively with others at work10
          FSKWTG09Write routine workplace texts15
          FSKRDG10Read and respond to routine workplace information15
          Elective Units
          FSKOCM04Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace meetings10
          FSKNUM20 Use basic functions of a calculator10
          FSKLRG06Participate in work placement10
          HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety20
          FSKLRG01Prepare to participate in a learning environment10
          FSKLRG05Use strategies to plan simple workplace tasks10

          Individual Unit's Descriptors


          Core


          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.

          Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems

          Code - FSKLRG09 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify routine workplace problems and strategies to respond to the problems. This unit applies to individuals who need learning 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 routine strategies for work-related learning

          Code - FSKLRG11 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify own learning goals and needs, and develop a formal 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 3 to undertake a vocational training pathway and/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.

          Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work

          Code - FSKNUM14 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge to interpret and calculate whole numbers, routine fractions, decimals and percentages. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

          Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work

          Code - FSKNUM15 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use routine measuring equipment, to convert units within the metric system, to estimate and calculate routine measurements including simple area of rectangles and squares. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

          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.

          Read and respond to routine workplace information

          Code - FSKRDG10 Contact Hours - 15
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and respond to information in routine workplace texts in printed or digital format, such as instruction manuals, reports, emails, brochures, work instructions, spreadsheets. The unit applies to individuals who need reading 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.

          Elective


          Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace meetings

          Code - FSKOCM04 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use oral communication skills to contribute to workplace meetings, such as team meetings, project meetings, and work health and safety (WHS) meetings. 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.

          Use basic functions of a calculator

          Code - FSKNUM20 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge to use the basic functions of a calculator. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

          Participate in work placement

          Code - FSKLRG06 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and participate in work experience. This 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.

          Participate in workplace health and safety

          Code - HLTWHS001 Contact Hours - 20
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

          Prepare to participate in a learning environment

          Code - FSKLRG01 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop an initial learning plan to engage with a vocational and/or workplace learning environment. The unit applies to individuals who need learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) pre-level 1 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 strategies to plan simple workplace tasks

          Code - FSKLRG05 Contact Hours - 10
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and prioritise simple workplace tasks, such as operating equipment or ordering supplies. 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.
          Course Authorisation
          Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:43 am
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          Review DateMonday, 27 November 2017 10:10 pm