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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.
Cost: 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.

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

A Student Amenities fee of $40 each semester may also be payable.
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.

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

  • 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

  • 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. Not all subjects will be available in all semesters.

  • VU21354  Implement and review a project
    • CIT Code: ACCS239
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to develop a project proposal, design and plan the project, carry out the project and evaluate the outcome. It encompasses selection of an activity, developing a plan, and preparing the required resources.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTICT203  Operate application software packages
    • CIT Code: COMP135
      Cost: $120.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, select and operate three commercial software packages, including a word-processing and a spreadsheet application package.
      It applies to individuals who utilise different software applications within a small to large office environment to produce diverse documents.

      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
  • FSKRDG07  Read and respond to simple workplace information
    • CIT Code: FOUN108
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, interpret and respond to information in simple workplace texts in printed or digital format, such as short messages, notices, instructions, forms, rosters, simple diagrams, tables and charts.
      The unit applies to individuals who need reading 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM08  Identify and use whole numbers and simple fractions, decimals and percentages for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN109
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to identify and use whole numbers into the thousands, simple fractions, decimals and percentages.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM09  Identify, measure and estimate familiar quantities for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN110
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to measure familiar and predictable quantities using simple and routine measuring instruments and units.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG06  Write simple workplace information
    • CIT Code: FOUN111
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write simple workplace texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as incident or accident reports, purchase orders, brief shift notes, emails, messages, or WHS records.
      The unit applies to individuals who need writing 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG08  Use simple strategies for work-related learning
    • CIT Code: FOUN112
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify own learning goals and needs, and develop a simple 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 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKOCM03  Participate in simple spoken interactions at work
    • CIT Code: FOUN113
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in a limited range of simple spoken interactions in the workplace, such as talking with co-workers, participating in workplace meetings, giving and responding to simple instructions, receiving and passing on simple messages, or talking with clients.
      This unit applies to individuals who need oral communication 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKDIG02  Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks
    • CIT Code: FOUN114
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology to undertake simple workplace tasks.
      The unit applies to individuals at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 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
  • FSKNUM14  Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN115
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM15  Estimate, measure and calculate routine metric measurements for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN116
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKDIG03  Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
    • CIT Code: FOUN117
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKOCM07  Interact effectively with others at work
    • CIT Code: FOUN118
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG11  Use routine strategies for work-related learning
    • CIT Code: FOUN119
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG09  Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
    • CIT Code: FOUN120
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG10  Read and respond to routine workplace information
    • CIT Code: FOUN121
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG09  Write routine workplace texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN122
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG01  Prepare to participate in a learning environment
    • CIT Code: FOUN123
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • 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
  • BSBWHS201  Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    • CIT Code: OHSS200
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes.
      It applies to individuals who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out work in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG05  Use strategies to plan simple workplace tasks
    • CIT Code: FOUN126
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG06  Participate in work placement
    • CIT Code: FOUN127
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG07  Use strategies to identify job opportunities
    • CIT Code: FOUN128
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify job pathways and identify strategies to seek employment.

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG10  Use routine strategies for career planning
    • CIT Code: FOUN129
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and select appropriate career and work options and develop a career plan.
      The 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG14  Manage strategies for career progression
    • CIT Code: FOUN132
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage appropriate formal and informal learning relevant to own career progression goals and to develop an individual action plan.
      This unit applies to individuals who need learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 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
  • FSKLRG15  Manage own work-related learning
    • CIT Code: FOUN133
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage own work-related formal and informal learning using an action plan.
      The unit applies to individuals who need learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 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
  • FSKNUM01  Use beginning whole number skills and money up to one hundred for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN134
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to identify and write whole numbers and money up to one hundred, and to undertake some beginning numerical processes such as ordering, sequencing and adding small amounts.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM02  Use beginning skills related to time and 2D shapes for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN135
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the beginning skills and knowledge of time and shapes.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM10  Identify and describe common 2D and some 3D shapes for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN139
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, describe and draw common 2D shapes and identify some common 3D shapes.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM11  Read and use familiar maps, plans and diagrams for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN140
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to read, interpret and use familiar maps, plans and diagrams to locate items and familiar places.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM12  Identify and interpret information in familiar tables, graphs and charts for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN141
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and interpret familiar information in simple tables, graphs and charts.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM13  Construct simple tables and graphs for work using familiar data
    • CIT Code: FOUN142
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to collect, collate and organise familiar data to construct simple tables and graphs.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM16  Interpret, draw and construct 2D and 3D shapes for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN143
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to describe and draw everyday objects, including constructing common 3D shapes. It also includes identifying and estimating common angles.
      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM17  Use routine maps and plans for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN144
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to interpret and use routine maps and plans using direction, simple scales, labels, symbols and keys.
      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM18  Collect data and construct routine tables and graphs for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN145
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to collect, collate and organise familiar and routine data and construct tables, column and bar graphs.
      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM19  Interpret routine tables, graphs and charts for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN146
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to read and comprehend information in routine tables, graphs and charts.
      This includes using routine calculations to interpret and compare information and methods of display.
      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM20  Use basic functions of a calculator
    • CIT Code: FOUN147
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM21  Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN148
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to extract and evaluate mathematical information and make a range of calculations including positive and negative numbers, rates and ratios, and powers and roots.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 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
  • FSKNUM28  Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN155
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop, interpret and use routine algebra expressions and formulas in the workplace.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 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
  • FSKNUM30  Use common functions of a scientific calculator for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN157
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to use the common functions of a scientific calculator.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 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
  • FSKNUM32  Use and calculate with complex measurements for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN159
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to use and calculate with complex measurements. This includes calculating complex areas and volumes.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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
  • FSKNUM33  Collect, organise and analyse statistical data for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN160
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to collect and organise data, present the data graphically (including grouped data), calculate measures of central tendency and spread, and analyse the results.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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
  • FSKNUM34  Use and apply concepts of probability for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN161
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to calculate and interpret probability events and the outcomes associated with numerical and qualitative data.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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
  • FSKNUM35  Use algebraic and graphical techniques to analyse mathematical problems for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN162
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to use a range of algebraic and graphical techniques to analyse and solve mathematical problems.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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
  • FSKNUM37  Use introductory matrices for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN164
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to use basic matrix calculations in workplace contexts, including practical workplace problems.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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
  • FSKNUM38  Use introductory vectors for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN165
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to apply basic vectors to work-related problems.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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
  • FSKNUM39  Use introductory calculus for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN166
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to use introductory concepts of calculus.
      This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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
  • FSKOCM01  Participate in highly familiar spoken exchanges
    • CIT Code: FOUN167
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in highly familiar spoken exchanges, such as providing personal details, asking simple questions, following very simple instructions.
      This unit applies to individuals who need oral communication 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKOCM04  Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace meetings
    • CIT Code: FOUN168
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKOCM05  Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations
    • CIT Code: FOUN169
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes skills and knowledge required to deliver effective workplace presentations, such as a prepared short presentation to co-workers, information updates (e.g. changes to Work Health and Safety (WHS)), or instructions on how to use new equipment.
      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKOCM06  Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace teams
    • CIT Code: FOUN170
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in and contribute to workplace teams, such as providing services and information, communicating workplace instructions and messages, negotiating, or participating in team 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKOCM08  Use oral communication skills to facilitate workplace negotiations
    • CIT Code: FOUN171
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use oral communication skills to facilitate complex workplace negotiations, such as negotiating changes to work practices including performance reviews, training plans and solutions to workplace problems.
      This unit applies to individuals who need oral communication skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 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
  • FSKOCM09  Use oral communication skills to facilitate workplace meetings
    • CIT Code: FOUN172
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply oral communication skills to facilitate and participate in complex workplace meetings, such as committee meetings, project management meetings, inter-departmental meetings, or staff meetings.
      This unit applies to individuals who need oral communication skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 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
  • FSKOCM10  Use oral communication skills for complex workplace presentations
    • CIT Code: FOUN173
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use oral communication skills to deliver complex workplace presentations, such as sales promotion or product launch, presentation at staff development forum, presentation of a proposal, seminar presentations, or leading a focus group.
      This unit applies to individuals who need oral communication skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 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
  • FSKRDG01  Recognise highly familiar workplace signs and symbols
    • CIT Code: FOUN175
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise highly familiar workplace signs and symbols in printed or digital format.
      The unit applies to individuals who need reading 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG05  Read and respond to simple workplace procedures
    • CIT Code: FOUN178
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, interpret and respond to information in simple workplace procedures in printed or digital format.
      This unit applies to individuals who need reading 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG06  Read and respond to simple informal workplace texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN179
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, interpret and respond to information in simple informal workplace texts in printed or digital format, such as a written phone message, a note from a supervisor, an email from a team member, message at end of shift, an SMS, an instant message.
      This unit applies to individuals who need reading 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG08  Read and respond to routine visual and graphic texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN180
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and respond to routine visual and graphic texts in printed or digital format, such as tables, charts, diagrams, maps and plans.
      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG09  Read and respond to routine standard operating procedures
    • CIT Code: FOUN181
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and respond to standard operating procedures in printed or digital format.
      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG11  Read and respond to complex workplace information
    • CIT Code: FOUN182
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse, evaluate and respond to a range of complex workplace texts in printed or digital format, such as work and organisational plans, training needs analyses, reports, manuals, standard operating procedures, product reviews and flow charts.
      This unit applies to individuals who need reading skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 4 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
  • FSKRDG12  Read and respond to highly complex workplace information
    • CIT Code: FOUN183
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse, critically evaluate and respond to information from a range of highly complex workplace texts in printed or digital format, such as research reports, technical journals, training manuals, position descriptions and job applications, case studies, policy, legislation and regulations.
      This unit applies to individuals who need reading skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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
  • FSKWTG01  Write personal details on basic workplace forms
    • CIT Code: FOUN184
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to complete personal information on basic workplace forms, such as personnel forms, in printed or digital format.
      The unit applies to individuals who need writing 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG04  Write simple informal workplace texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN186
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write simple informal workplace texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as an email to colleague requesting information, SMS to supervisor, note to co-worker on next shift or instant message to co-worker.
      The unit applies to individuals who need writing 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG05  Complete simple workplace formatted texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN187
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to complete simple workplace formatted texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as simple incident or accident reports, purchase orders, or brief shift notes.
      The unit applies to individuals who need writing skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 to undertake 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
  • FSKWTG07  Write routine formal workplace texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN188
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write routine formal emails and letters, such as when responding to a customer query or complaint, sending a request for goods or services to a supplier, accompanying a quotation for proposed work to a client, or writing an application letter.
      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG08  Complete routine workplace formatted texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN189
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to complete routine workplace formatted texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as online training applications, accident or incident reports, shift handover reports, job applications, or performance appraisal forms.
      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG11  Write highly complex workplace texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN191
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write highly complex workplace texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as position papers or reports, organisational plans, complex instructions, case analysis reports, contracts, web content or promotional material.
      The unit applies to individuals who need writing skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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
  • ICTICT102  Operate word-processing applications
    • CIT Code: INFT259
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate word- processing applications and perform basic operations, including creating and formatting documents, creating tables and printing labels.
      It applies to individuals in the workplace using fundamental knowledge of word-processing under direct supervision or with limited responsibility.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTICT106  Operate presentation packages
    • CIT Code: INFT300
      Cost: $50.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform basic tasks using a presentation application package, and includes creating, formatting and adding effects to presentations.
      It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who need to be able to present a set range of data in a simple and direct format.
      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
Statement Attainment Course Initial General Education for Adults 22234VIC

More Information

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