Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

FSK20119

Course Overview

JobTrainer eligible course

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Average Course Fee: $3500

$3500 is the average course fee entered on My Skills by 7 training provider(s).

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Average Course Duration: 3 Months

3 Months is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 11 training provider(s).

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Description

This qualification is designed for individuals who require further foundation skills development to prepare for workforce entry or vocational training pathways.

It 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.
  • Foundation Skills Training Package qualifications may not be listed as an entry requirement for vocational qualifications.

    Licensing/Regulatory Information

    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Mixed Field Programmes field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate II).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Mixed Field Programmes field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Mixed Field Programmes field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate II).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Mixed Field Programmes field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

    Sales Workers

    33.0%

    Sales Workers
    Labourers

    24.4%

    Labourers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    16.0%

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Mixed Field Programmes field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

    Accommodation and Food Services

    34.9%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Retail Trade

    26.4%

    Retail Trade
    Education and Training

    6.0%

    Education and Training

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    JobTrainer

    If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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