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Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways FSK10113

Overview

You will improve or develop your basic skills in literacy, numeracy, speaking, listening, computing, job seeking and learning for work or training purposes. The course is flexible so it gives students the skills they need to go on to further study or work. With help from a teacher, students enrol in subjects to meet their individual goals.

The qualification gives you:
- a prevocational pathway to employment and vocational training
- reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 1
- entry level digital technology and employability skills.

Qualification: Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways FSK10113
Program No: C1-VO44
Campus: CIT Bruce  CIT Tuggeranong 
Duration: The duration of this course is approximately 12 months studying part-time, depending on the subjects chosen and the number of classes attended.
Likely Job Outcome: Graduates from this qualification may continue with the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways FSK10213 or enrol into other vocational qualifications at either Certificate I or Certificate II level.

Graduates from this qualification would be holistically prepared for employment at a basic level and if already employed will be supported in their application of their literacy, numeracy and computing skills.
Application Type: Public
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Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You may attend an interview and independently demonstrate the ability to:
- write own name and address
- explain reasons for doing the program
- interpret common community signs
- recognise coins and notes and relate their value to items to buy
- use an effective counting technique
- work independently
- work cooperatively in a small group
- learn effectively in an English speaking classroom
- make progress towards goals.

WarningIMPORTANT
Before you apply/enrol

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.

If you don't have a USI that's ok, you can apply right now. It only takes two minutes, just go to usi.gov.au

Already have one? Great! Verify it in our student administration system now so your enrolment or graduation isn't delayed. (New CIT students will not be able to do this until they have been given their CIT number which will be given to you when you apply to study most CIT courses).

  1. Login to CIT Self Service
  2. Click on the link for USI
  3. Verify your USI

It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).

If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Core - complete all 7 subjects

Subject information

If you are 17 or younger, these subjects are free (please ignore the costs shown below).

If you are an apprentice (regardless of your age or stage in your qualification), these subjects are also free.

Costs below only apply if you are 18 and over and you are not an apprentice.

  • FSKDIG01  Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks
    • CIT Code: FOUN101
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG04  Use basic strategies for work-related learning
    • CIT Code: FOUN103
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify own learning goals and needs to engage in a vocational or workplace learning environment. The unit applies to individuals who need learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM03  Use whole numbers and money up to one thousand for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN106
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to identify and undertake simple processes with whole numbers and money up to one thousand. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM04  Locate, compare and use highly familiar measurements for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN104
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to locate, compare and use basic and highly familiar metric measurements and quantities. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKOCM02  Engage in basic spoken exchanges at work
    • CIT Code: FOUN102
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interact with others in basic spoken exchanges at work, such as following simple instructions, engaging in informal exchanges with colleagues, leaving a short telephone message, or participating in a workplace team meeting. This unit applies to individuals who need oral communication skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG04  Read and respond to basic workplace information
    • CIT Code: FOUN105
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and respond to information in basic workplace texts in printed or digital format, such as short messages, notices, instructions, forms, rosters, simple diagrams and tables.

      The unit applies to individuals who need reading skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG03  Write basic workplace information
    • CIT Code: FOUN107
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write basic workplace texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as simple emails, SMSs, personnel forms, time sheets and checklists. The unit applies to individuals who need writing skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 4 subjects

  • ICTICT105  Operate spreadsheet applications
    • CIT Code: INFT260
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use spreadsheet applications, including creating spreadsheets, formatting data, incorporating charts and objects, and printing spreadsheets. It applies to individuals who perform a range of routine tasks in the workplace using a fundamental knowledge of spreadsheets under direct supervision or with limited responsibility.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWOR204  Use business technology
    • CIT Code: COMP213
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and use computer software and organise electronic information and data. It applies to individuals who apply a limited range of practical skills with a fundamental knowledge of equipment use and the organisation of data in a defined context, under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG02  Identify strategies to respond to basic workplace problems
    • CIT Code: FOUN124
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify basic workplace problems and strategies to respond to the problems. The unit applies to individuals who need learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG03  Use basic strategies for career planning
    • CIT Code: FOUN125
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan for work and learning using an individual learning plan. The unit applies to individuals who need learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG02  Read and respond to basic workplace signs and symbols
    • CIT Code: FOUN176
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and respond to basic workplace signs and symbols in printed or digital format. The unit applies to individuals who need reading skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG03  Read and respond to basic workplace instructions
    • CIT Code: FOUN177
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and respond appropriately to information in basic workplace instructions in printed or digital format, such as instructions for safe lifting, emergency evacuation procedures and basic operating procedures. The unit applies to individuals who need reading skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG02  Write basic workplace formatted texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN185
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to complete basic workplace formatted texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as personnel forms, time sheets, checklists and maintenance logs. The unit applies to individuals who need writing skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM05  Identify and use some common 2D shapes for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN136
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and use familiar 2D shapes. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM06  Use highly familiar maps and diagrams for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN137
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to locate items or places using highly familiar maps and diagrams. Also, to give and follow simple oral directions to locate items or familiar places. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM07  Locate specific information in highly familiar tables, graphs and charts for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN138
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify simple data in highly familiar tables, graphs and charts and relate that information to workplace tasks. This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate II General Education for Adults 22237VIC
Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways FSK20113
Certificate I Skills for Vocational Pathways FSK10213

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au