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Certificate II in Foundations for Vocational and Further Study

Career Area:Education for careers and further study National Code:10076NAT
Certificate II in Foundations for Vocational and Further StudyThis course is for people who have not previously achieved formal secondary qualification. The course has a wide range of units of competency which develop

skills and knowledge in English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities and work related skills.

Completion of the course can improve your chances of entering the workforce or doing vocational or further study. The qualification provides a pathway to a Year 12 qualification and Training Package Qualifications at AQF 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal educational requirements for this course. However, literacy
and numeracy skills will be assessed prior to entry to the course.

Career Pathways

Completion of this course can assist you to gain entry to employment and further
education and training.

The qualification provides a pathway to apply for the entry to the Defence
Forces at trade level.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
Various
Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225

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Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $320.00

The 2017 Smart and Skilled Schedule prices are:

First Qualification Fee is $320.00
Second Qualification Fee is $320.00

The Concession Fee for this course is $80.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. A copy of the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on the Hunter TAFE website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regard to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on the Hunter TAFE website.

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBITU202A - Create and use spreadsheets
  • BSBITU302B - Create electronic presentations
  • ICAICT103A - Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICAICT104A - Use digital devices
  • ICAICT108A - Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
  • NSWTCOM208B - Organise and complete a job application and interview
  • NSWTCOM211B - Use strategies to transform personal conflict
  • NSWTEGL204B - Write a range of imaginative and critical English texts
  • NSWTEGL205B - Report on an extended investigation
  • NSWTEGL206B - Analyse a range of literary and non-literary texts
  • NSWTHMN203B - Examine Australian issues
  • NSWTHMN204B - Investigate Australian environments
  • NSWTHMN205B - Investigate Australian identity
  • NSWTHMN210B - Apply consumer information
  • NSWTINT202B - Work with a mentor
  • NSWTLRN201B - Develop and implement plan for education and employment
  • NSWTMTH205B - Use rational number and basic algebra skills
  • NSWTMTH206B - Calculate perimeter, area and volume
  • NSWTMTH207B - Investigate triangles and quadrilaterals
  • NSWTMTH208B - Use basic statistical analysis to interpret data
  • NSWTSCN101B - Work safely in a science learning environment
  • NSWTSCN204B - Carry out experiments and research into micro-organisms and disease
  • NSWTSCN205B - Undertake scientific investigations into energy and fossil fuels
  • NSWTSCN206B - Undertake scientific investigations into industry resources and alternative energy
Other Information

This course is suitable for students who want improve their high school education, to prepare for further study or enter the workforce

Enquire Now
Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: , , weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225
Proposed Timetable:
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $320.00

The 2017 Smart and Skilled Schedule prices are:

First Qualification Fee is $320.00
Second Qualification Fee is $320.00

The Concession Fee for this course is $80.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. A copy of the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on the Hunter TAFE website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regard to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on the Hunter TAFE website.
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBITU202A - Create and use spreadsheets
  • BSBITU302B - Create electronic presentations
  • ICAICT103A - Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICAICT104A - Use digital devices
  • ICAICT108A - Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
  • NSWTCOM208B - Organise and complete a job application and interview
  • NSWTCOM211B - Use strategies to transform personal conflict
  • NSWTEGL204B - Write a range of imaginative and critical English texts
  • NSWTEGL205B - Report on an extended investigation
  • NSWTEGL206B - Analyse a range of literary and non-literary texts
  • NSWTHMN203B - Examine Australian issues
  • NSWTHMN204B - Investigate Australian environments
  • NSWTHMN205B - Investigate Australian identity
  • NSWTHMN210B - Apply consumer information
  • NSWTINT202B - Work with a mentor
  • NSWTLRN201B - Develop and implement plan for education and employment
  • NSWTMTH205B - Use rational number and basic algebra skills
  • NSWTMTH206B - Calculate perimeter, area and volume
  • NSWTMTH207B - Investigate triangles and quadrilaterals
  • NSWTMTH208B - Use basic statistical analysis to interpret data
  • NSWTSCN101B - Work safely in a science learning environment
  • NSWTSCN204B - Carry out experiments and research into micro-organisms and disease
  • NSWTSCN205B - Undertake scientific investigations into energy and fossil fuels
  • NSWTSCN206B - Undertake scientific investigations into industry resources and alternative energy
Important Information: Other Information

This course is suitable for students who want improve their high school education, to prepare for further study or enter the workforce

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.