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Certificate III in Career Advancement

Career Area:Education for careers and further study National Code:10585NAT
Certificate III in Career AdvancementThis course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

- enterprise and employability skills to retrain or enter the workforce
- communication skills for accessing and maintaining employment
- technological skills to use new and emerging forms of technology
- learning skills for further education and training
- access to enhanced employment opportunities and career choices as well as skills and knowledge to access further education in a range of vocational qualifications
- skills and knowledge associated with Aboriginal communities and people.

Entry Requirements

There are no essential entry requirements for this course.

Entrants benefit from language and literacy levels of at least ACSF 3 and which are sufficient to interpret increasingly complex and unfamiliar documents, analyse texts and prepare written communications.

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

Cessnock Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
11-02-2019 Part Time Day
17hrs/Week for 16 weeks
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

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Classes are currently scheduled to run on Monday, 9.00 to 3.00pm, Tuesday, 11.00am to 3.00pm, Wednesday, 9.00am to 1.00pm and Thursday, 9.00am to 3.00pm. Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

You are eligible if you:

- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen

When your enrolment is complete, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

There may be some charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students 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.


  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • CADCAP303 - Examine strategies to increase lifestyle sustainability
  • CADCOM301 - Apply inclusive communication skills
  • CADCOM302 - Apply a range of negotiation skills
  • CADCOM303 - Conduct an interview
  • CADCOM304 - Examine persuasive techniques in the media
  • FSKLRG14 - Manage strategies for career progression
  • FSKLRG15 - Manage own 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
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM30 - Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
  • FSKOCM10 - Use oral communication skills for complex workplace presentations
  • FSKRDG11 - Read and respond to complex workplace information
  • ICTICT106 - Operate presentation packages
  • IPRLRN301 - Conduct a research project
Other Information

Attend an information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

Date: Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Time: 10.00am
Location: Cessnock Campus, Building A, Ground Floor, Room 47 (A.G.47)

Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601for more information about the course.
A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.

Apply NowEnquire Now
Cessnock Campus campus
Semester: Semester 11-02-2019,
Study Options: Part Time Day, 17hrs/Week, 16W weeks
How to Enrol: Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
Proposed Timetable: Classes are currently scheduled to run on Monday, 9.00 to 3.00pm, Tuesday, 11.00am to 3.00pm, Wednesday, 9.00am to 1.00pm and Thursday, 9.00am to 3.00pm.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

You are eligible if you:

- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen

When your enrolment is complete, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

There may be some charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students 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.


  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • CADCAP303 - Examine strategies to increase lifestyle sustainability
  • CADCOM301 - Apply inclusive communication skills
  • CADCOM302 - Apply a range of negotiation skills
  • CADCOM303 - Conduct an interview
  • CADCOM304 - Examine persuasive techniques in the media
  • FSKLRG14 - Manage strategies for career progression
  • FSKLRG15 - Manage own 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
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM30 - Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
  • FSKOCM10 - Use oral communication skills for complex workplace presentations
  • FSKRDG11 - Read and respond to complex workplace information
  • ICTICT106 - Operate presentation packages
  • IPRLRN301 - Conduct a research project
Important Information: Other Information

Attend an information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

Date: Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Time: 10.00am
Location: Cessnock Campus, Building A, Ground Floor, Room 47 (A.G.47)

Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601for more information about the course.
A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.

Gosford Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
11-02-2019 Full Time
16hrs/Week for 15 weeks
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

19GOS-146

Classes are currently scheduled to run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8.30am to 1.00pm. Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

When your enrolment is complete, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

There may be some charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students’ 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.


  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • CADCAP303 - Examine strategies to increase lifestyle sustainability
  • CADCOM301 - Apply inclusive communication skills
  • CADCOM302 - Apply a range of negotiation skills
  • CADCOM303 - Conduct an interview
  • CADCOM304 - Examine persuasive techniques in the media
  • FSKLRG14 - Manage strategies for career progression
  • FSKLRG15 - Manage own 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
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM30 - Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
  • FSKOCM10 - Use oral communication skills for complex workplace presentations
  • FSKRDG11 - Read and respond to complex workplace information
  • ICTICT106 - Operate presentation packages
  • IPRLRN301 - Conduct a research project
Other Information

Attend an information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

Date: Thursday, 31 January 2019
Time: 9.30am
Location: Gosford Campus, Building G, Second Floor, Room 3/4 (G2.3/4)
or
Date: Thursday, 7 February 2019
Time: 9.30am
Location: Gosford Campus, Building G, Second Floor, Room 3/4 (G2.3/4)

Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601for more information about the course.
A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.

Apply NowEnquire Now
Gosford Campus campus
Semester: Semester 11-02-2019,
Study Options: Full Time, 16hrs/Week, 15W weeks
How to Enrol: Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
Proposed Timetable: Classes are currently scheduled to run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8.30am to 1.00pm.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

When your enrolment is complete, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

There may be some charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students’ 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.


  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • CADCAP303 - Examine strategies to increase lifestyle sustainability
  • CADCOM301 - Apply inclusive communication skills
  • CADCOM302 - Apply a range of negotiation skills
  • CADCOM303 - Conduct an interview
  • CADCOM304 - Examine persuasive techniques in the media
  • FSKLRG14 - Manage strategies for career progression
  • FSKLRG15 - Manage own 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
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM30 - Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
  • FSKOCM10 - Use oral communication skills for complex workplace presentations
  • FSKRDG11 - Read and respond to complex workplace information
  • ICTICT106 - Operate presentation packages
  • IPRLRN301 - Conduct a research project
Important Information: Other Information

Attend an information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

Date: Thursday, 31 January 2019
Time: 9.30am
Location: Gosford Campus, Building G, Second Floor, Room 3/4 (G2.3/4)
or
Date: Thursday, 7 February 2019
Time: 9.30am
Location: Gosford Campus, Building G, Second Floor, Room 3/4 (G2.3/4)

Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601for more information about the course.
A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
04-02-2019 Full Time
20hrs/Week for 16 weeks
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

19NEW-294

Classes are currently scheduled to run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9.00am to 2.30pm. Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

You are eligible if you:

- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen

When your enrolment is complete, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

There may be some charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students 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.


  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • CADCAP303 - Examine strategies to increase lifestyle sustainability
  • CADCOM301 - Apply inclusive communication skills
  • CADCOM302 - Apply a range of negotiation skills
  • CADCOM303 - Conduct an interview
  • CADCOM304 - Examine persuasive techniques in the media
  • FSKLRG14 - Manage strategies for career progression
  • FSKLRG15 - Manage own 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
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM30 - Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
  • FSKOCM10 - Use oral communication skills for complex workplace presentations
  • FSKRDG11 - Read and respond to complex workplace information
  • ICTICT106 - Operate presentation packages
  • IPRLRN301 - Conduct a research project
Other Information

A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.

Apply NowEnquire Now
Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester 04-02-2019,
Study Options: Full Time, 20hrs/Week, 16W weeks
How to Enrol: Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
Proposed Timetable: Classes are currently scheduled to run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9.00am to 2.30pm.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

You are eligible if you:

- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen

When your enrolment is complete, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

There may be some charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students 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.


  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • CADCAP303 - Examine strategies to increase lifestyle sustainability
  • CADCOM301 - Apply inclusive communication skills
  • CADCOM302 - Apply a range of negotiation skills
  • CADCOM303 - Conduct an interview
  • CADCOM304 - Examine persuasive techniques in the media
  • FSKLRG14 - Manage strategies for career progression
  • FSKLRG15 - Manage own 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
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM30 - Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
  • FSKOCM10 - Use oral communication skills for complex workplace presentations
  • FSKRDG11 - Read and respond to complex workplace information
  • ICTICT106 - Operate presentation packages
  • IPRLRN301 - Conduct a research project
Important Information: Other Information

A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.

Wyong Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
11-02-2019 Full Time
16hrs/Week for 15 weeks
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

19WYO-161

Classes are currently scheduled to run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8.30am to 1.00pm. Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

When your enrolment is complete, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

There may be some charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students’ 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.


  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • CADCAP303 - Examine strategies to increase lifestyle sustainability
  • CADCOM301 - Apply inclusive communication skills
  • CADCOM302 - Apply a range of negotiation skills
  • CADCOM303 - Conduct an interview
  • CADCOM304 - Examine persuasive techniques in the media
  • FSKLRG14 - Manage strategies for career progression
  • FSKLRG15 - Manage own 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
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM30 - Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
  • FSKOCM10 - Use oral communication skills for complex workplace presentations
  • FSKRDG11 - Read and respond to complex workplace information
  • ICTICT106 - Operate presentation packages
  • IPRLRN301 - Conduct a research project
Other Information

A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.

Apply NowEnquire Now
Wyong Campus campus
Semester: Semester 11-02-2019,
Study Options: Full Time, 16hrs/Week, 15W weeks
How to Enrol: Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
Proposed Timetable: Classes are currently scheduled to run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8.30am to 1.00pm.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

When your enrolment is complete, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

There may be some charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students’ 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.


  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • CADCAP303 - Examine strategies to increase lifestyle sustainability
  • CADCOM301 - Apply inclusive communication skills
  • CADCOM302 - Apply a range of negotiation skills
  • CADCOM303 - Conduct an interview
  • CADCOM304 - Examine persuasive techniques in the media
  • FSKLRG14 - Manage strategies for career progression
  • FSKLRG15 - Manage own 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
  • FSKNUM27 - Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work
  • FSKNUM30 - Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
  • FSKOCM10 - Use oral communication skills for complex workplace presentations
  • FSKRDG11 - Read and respond to complex workplace information
  • ICTICT106 - Operate presentation packages
  • IPRLRN301 - Conduct a research project
Important Information: Other Information

A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE NSW to do so.

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.