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Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways FSK20119

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FSK20119 - Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

This course is for students who want to return to the workforce or study, increase their skill in workplace communication or are looking to change careers and would like to develop a career plan.
Students will learn about how to learn, workplace communication skills and how to plan for a career. The students in this program can negotiate the electives from CIT statement of attainments or Skill Sets as part of their career plan.

The program can be tailored and delivered for special interest groups.

The qualification is suitable for individuals who require:
· a pathway to employment or further vocational training
· reading, writing, oral communication, learning and numeracy skills primarily aligned to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3
· entry level digital literacy and employability skills
· a vocational training and employment plan.

If you are looking for a course to develop your language, literacy, and numeracy, skills please refer to one of the qualification in General Education for Adults
https://cit.edu.au/courses/education_community/foundation_skills

Qualification:

Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways FSK20119

Program No:

C2-CM09

Campus:

CIT Reid  CIT Bruce 

Duration:

The duration of this course is approximately 6 months studying full time or 12 months part-time. The time to complete the course may vary depending on subjects enrolled into and the number of classes attended.
Fulltime is approximately 4 days per week to complete the core units, electives will vary and will be timetabled across CIT’s colleges.

Students enrolled into support classes can expect to attend 1 to 2 hours per week face-to-face training on top of their vocational program of study as well as online activities

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

$678

Likely Job Outcome:

Graduates from this qualification will be holistically prepared for employment or further study at a level where they can work independently in a range of context both familiar and unfamiliar.

Graduates from this qualification may also choose to continue with further Vocational studies

Application Type:

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Additional Information

Delivery for this course is blended; face to face and online.
For Skilled Capital students, Apprentices and Trainees; on completion of the Language Literacy and Numeracy quiz (LLN Robot) a student might be identified as requiring extra LLND support which requires the student to enrol into this program.

There are no additional fees charged to students studying as an ACT Australian Apprentice/Trainee or enrolled as an ACT Skilled Capital student when enrolling into this program.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

You will be advised to participate in this program if you need extra support with your apprenticeship or other CIT study

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. 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 II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Foundation Skills.

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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

Complete 14 subjects (1 core and 13 electives)

Core: Complete 1 subject

  • FSKLRG011   Use routine strategies for work- related learning
    • CIT Code: FOUN216
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      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.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, learning skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) learning core skill indicators .01 and .02 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: May complete maximum 5

  • FSKNUM014   Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN237
      Cost: Standard $33.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to interpret and calculate with whole numbers, routine fractions, decimals and percentages for workplace activities and tasks. It includes interpreting and selecting embedded mathematical information, undertaking routine arithmetical problem solving processes, and communicating results to complete workplace activities.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses their own familiar support resources.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, numeracy skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) numeracy core skill indicators .09, .10 and .11 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKNUM015   Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work
    • CIT Code: FOUN238
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake routine workplace metric estimations, measurements and calculations to complete workplace tasks. It includes interpreting and selecting workplace measurement information, completing workplace measurement tasks, and communicating workplace measurement information.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses their own familiar support resources.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, numeracy skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) numeracy core skill indicators .09, .10 and .11 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete minimum 5

  • FSKDIG003   Use digital technology for non- routine workplace tasks
    • CIT Code: FOUN205
      Cost: Standard $33.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology to undertake non-routine workplace tasks, such as, operating machinery with computerised settings, entering text into a scanning device, collecting data to construct tables, graphs and charts in a spreadsheet, and measuring, recording and interpreting data using digital equipment.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, digital skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG009   Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
    • CIT Code: FOUN214
      Cost: Standard $33.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify routine workplace problems and plan strategies to respond to them.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, learning skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) learning core skill indicators .01 and .02 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG010   Use routine strategies for career planning
    • CIT Code: FOUN215
      Cost: Standard $55.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and select appropriate career and work options and develop a career plan.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, learning skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) learning core skill indicators .01 and .02 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKOCM005   Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations
    • CIT Code: FOUN267
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      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.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, oral communication skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) oral communication core skill indicators .07 and .08 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKOCM007   Interact effectively with others at work
    • CIT Code: FOUN269
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interact effectively with others in the workplace, including external clients and internal staff. Interactions include giving or responding to spoken instructions, responding to customer queries and complaints, explaining a workplace procedure, or taking telephone calls from the general public or internal staff.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, oral communication skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) oral communication core skill indicators .07 and .08 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKRDG010   Read and respond to routine workplace information
    • CIT Code: FOUN283
      Cost: Standard $33.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and respond to information in routine workplace texts in printed or digital formats, such as instruction manuals, reports, emails, brochures, work instructions, notices, web pages with data and policies.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, reading skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) reading core skill indicators .03 and .04 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG009   Write routine workplace texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN292
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write formal and non-formal routine workplace texts and could be used for a variety of writing types and purposes in printed or digital formats, including letters and emails, instructions, quotation for proposed work factual texts, incident or accident reports, application letter, forms, or formatted job reports.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, writing skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) writing core skill indicators .05 and .06 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 3 subjects

  • ICTICT105   Operate spreadsheet applications
    • CIT Code: INFT260
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      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
  • CPCCWHS1001   Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: WPHS117
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others. It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work. This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of: • Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations; • Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and • Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria. It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ASBIRA001   Identify and report asbestos containing materials
    • CIT Code: BLDG242
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required for workers who may come into contact with asbestos or asbestos containing materials (ACM). It describes the outcomes required to anticipate, and be prepared for the presence ACMs and to follow the correct safety guidelines for reporting and communicating the existence of ACMs in a building or work-site. This unit meets requirements under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011. This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for a range of qualified and unqualified personnel who may come into contact with asbestos containing materials so that the health and safety hazards associated with disturbing these materials are prevented and reported. It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTWHS005   Conduct manual tasks safely
    • CIT Code: WPHS115
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks, and then to prepare for and complete those tasks in a safe manner. This unit applies to all workers involved in manual handling tasks.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2005B   Use construction tools and equipment
    • CIT Code: CNST554
      Cost: Standard $220.00
      Description: "This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely select and use construction tools and equipment. It includes hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and plant and equipment.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CHCECE012   Support children to connect with their world
    • CIT Code: CHIL264
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and encourage children�s connection with their environment. This unit applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTAID004   Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
    • CIT Code: HESC496
      Cost: Standard $130.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AHCWRK309   Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: HORT1345
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to apply environmentally sustainable work practices. This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work including limited responsibility for the work of others. Work routines meet organisational and compliance requirements for ethical handling and welfare of animals, environmental sustainability, work health and safety, and biosecurity appropriate to the work role.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SITHFAB005   Prepare and serve espresso coffee
    • CIT Code: FBEV127
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to extract and serve espresso coffee beverages using commercial espresso machines and grinders. It requires the ability to advise customers on coffee beverages, select and grind coffee beans, prepare and assess espresso coffee beverages and to use, maintain and clean espresso machines and grinders. Complex repairs of equipment would be referred to specialist service technicians. Preparation of coffee beverages using other methods is covered in SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages. This unit applies to any hospitality organisation that serves espresso coffee beverages, including cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs, function and event venues. It applies to espresso machine operators who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision.
      Prerequisites: SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • CPCCWHS2001   Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST843
      Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others. The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity. It applies to workers in the construction industry. This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: May complete maximum 5

  • FSKLRG004   Use short and simple strategies for work-related learning
    • CIT Code: FOUN209
      Cost: Standard $33.00
      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.An individual performing these tasks works alongside an expert or mentor where prompting and advice can be provided as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, learning skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit can be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.The unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) learning core skill indicators .01 and .02 at level 1 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKLRG006   Participate in work placement
    • CIT Code: FOUN211
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and participate in work experience and work placements.An individual performing these tasks may work with an expert/mentor where support is available if requested.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, learning skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) learning core skill indicators .01 and .02 at level 2 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

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