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Certificate II in Further Study Skills

Career Area:Education for careers and further study National Code:10591NAT
Certificate II in Further Study SkillsThis 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

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that entrants should have ACSF level 2 to 3 language, literacy and numeracy – sufficient to read and interpret basic documents and prepare written reports.

Career Pathways

Further education or general and trade level entry to the Australian Defence Forces

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

Belmont 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

17BEL-999

Classes will be advised. The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

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

The Concession Fee 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 we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast 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.

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.


  • FSKDIG03 - Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
  • FSKLRG09 - Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKLRG10 - Use routine strategies for career planning
  • FSKNUM21 - Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
  • FSKNUM22 - Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
  • FSKNUM23 - Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work
  • FSKNUM24 - Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM28 - Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
  • FSKRDG10 - Read and respond to routine workplace information
  • FSKWTG09 - Write routine workplace texts
  • FSSEGL201 - Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
  • FSSEGL202 - Write routine literary texts
  • FSSHMN201 - Examine Australia’s national identity
  • FSSHMN202 - Examine contemporary Australian issues
  • FSSSCN201 - Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
  • FSSSCN202 - Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry
  • FSSSCN203 - Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health
  • ICTICT102 - Operate word-processing applications
  • ICTICT103 - Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICTICT108 - Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
  • TSSSCN206 - Work safely in a science learning environment
Enquire Now
Belmont 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: Classes will be advised.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

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

The Concession Fee 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 we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast 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.
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.


  • FSKDIG03 - Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
  • FSKLRG09 - Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKLRG10 - Use routine strategies for career planning
  • FSKNUM21 - Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
  • FSKNUM22 - Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
  • FSKNUM23 - Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work
  • FSKNUM24 - Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM28 - Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
  • FSKRDG10 - Read and respond to routine workplace information
  • FSKWTG09 - Write routine workplace texts
  • FSSEGL201 - Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
  • FSSEGL202 - Write routine literary texts
  • FSSHMN201 - Examine Australia’s national identity
  • FSSHMN202 - Examine contemporary Australian issues
  • FSSSCN201 - Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
  • FSSSCN202 - Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry
  • FSSSCN203 - Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health
  • ICTICT102 - Operate word-processing applications
  • ICTICT103 - Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICTICT108 - Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
  • TSSSCN206 - Work safely in a science learning environment
Important Information:

Gosford 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

17GOS-999

Classes will be advised. The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

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

The Concession Fee 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 we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast 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.

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.


  • FSKDIG03 - Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
  • FSKLRG09 - Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKLRG10 - Use routine strategies for career planning
  • FSKLRG11 - Use routine strategies for work-related learning
  • FSKNUM21 - Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
  • FSKNUM22 - Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
  • FSKNUM23 - Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work
  • FSKNUM24 - Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM28 - Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
  • FSKRDG10 - Read and respond to routine workplace information
  • FSKWTG09 - Write routine workplace texts
  • FSSEGL201 - Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
  • FSSEGL202 - Write routine literary texts
  • FSSHMN201 - Examine Australia’s national identity
  • FSSHMN202 - Examine contemporary Australian issues
  • FSSSCN201 - Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
  • FSSSCN202 - Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry
  • FSSSCN203 - Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health
  • FSSSCN204 - Conduct basic research and experiments into energy
  • ICTICT102 - Operate word-processing applications
  • ICTICT103 - Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICTICT108 - Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
  • TSSSCN206 - Work safely in a science learning environment
Enquire Now
Gosford 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: Classes will be advised.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

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

The Concession Fee 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 we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast 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.
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.


  • FSKDIG03 - Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
  • FSKLRG09 - Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKLRG10 - Use routine strategies for career planning
  • FSKLRG11 - Use routine strategies for work-related learning
  • FSKNUM21 - Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
  • FSKNUM22 - Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
  • FSKNUM23 - Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work
  • FSKNUM24 - Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM28 - Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
  • FSKRDG10 - Read and respond to routine workplace information
  • FSKWTG09 - Write routine workplace texts
  • FSSEGL201 - Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
  • FSSEGL202 - Write routine literary texts
  • FSSHMN201 - Examine Australia’s national identity
  • FSSHMN202 - Examine contemporary Australian issues
  • FSSSCN201 - Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
  • FSSSCN202 - Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry
  • FSSSCN203 - Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health
  • FSSSCN204 - Conduct basic research and experiments into energy
  • ICTICT102 - Operate word-processing applications
  • ICTICT103 - Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICTICT108 - Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
  • TSSSCN206 - Work safely in a science learning environment
Important Information:

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 or part-time day. 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

17NEW-999

Classes will be advised. The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

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

The Concession Fee 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 we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast 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.

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.


  • FSKDIG03 - Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
  • FSKLRG09 - Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKLRG10 - Use routine strategies for career planning
  • FSKLRG11 - Use routine strategies for work-related learning
  • FSKNUM21 - Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
  • FSKNUM22 - Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
  • FSKNUM23 - Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work
  • FSKNUM24 - Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM28 - Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
  • FSKRDG10 - Read and respond to routine workplace information
  • FSKWTG09 - Write routine workplace texts
  • FSSEGL201 - Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
  • FSSEGL202 - Write routine literary texts
  • FSSHMN201 - Examine Australia’s national identity
  • FSSHMN202 - Examine contemporary Australian issues
  • FSSSCN201 - Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
  • FSSSCN202 - Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry
  • FSSSCN203 - Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health
  • FSSSCN204 - Conduct basic research and experiments into energy
  • ICTICT102 - Operate word-processing applications
  • ICTICT103 - Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICTICT108 - Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
  • TSSSCN206 - Work safely in a science learning environment
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 or part-time day. 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: Classes will be advised.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

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

The Concession Fee 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 we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast 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.
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.


  • FSKDIG03 - Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
  • FSKLRG09 - Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKLRG10 - Use routine strategies for career planning
  • FSKLRG11 - Use routine strategies for work-related learning
  • FSKNUM21 - Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
  • FSKNUM22 - Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
  • FSKNUM23 - Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work
  • FSKNUM24 - Use geometry to draw 2D shapes and construct 3D shapes for work
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM28 - Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
  • FSKRDG10 - Read and respond to routine workplace information
  • FSKWTG09 - Write routine workplace texts
  • FSSEGL201 - Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
  • FSSEGL202 - Write routine literary texts
  • FSSHMN201 - Examine Australia’s national identity
  • FSSHMN202 - Examine contemporary Australian issues
  • FSSSCN201 - Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
  • FSSSCN202 - Conduct basic research and experiments into aspects of introductory chemistry
  • FSSSCN203 - Conduct basic research and experiments into scientific aspects of workplace health
  • FSSSCN204 - Conduct basic research and experiments into energy
  • ICTICT102 - Operate word-processing applications
  • ICTICT103 - Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICTICT108 - Use digital literacy skills to access the internet
  • TSSSCN206 - Work safely in a science learning environment
Important Information:

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.