About This Course

Please find all the course details below. Don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or require advice – our friendly Student Services Team is always happy to assist.

Course Overview

  • Build strong foundations with a Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways. This course will prepare students to study higher level qualifications and learn basic workplace practices.

    Students will learn to read, write, and respond to simple workplace information, use digital technologies for simple workplace tasks, and apply basic mathematics to simple workplace tasks.

    Elective choices for this course are flexible, with many options available from foundational skills training, vocational training, and other accredited courses relevant to vocational pathways.

Course Units

  • Core Units

    • FSKLRG08 Use simple strategies for work-related learning
    • BSBLED101 Plan skills development
    • FSKOCM03 Participate in simple spoken interactions at work
    • FSKRDG07 Read and respond to simple workplace information
    • FSKWTG06 Write simple workplace information
    • BSBITU111 Operate a personal digital device
    • BSBITU112 Develop keyboard skills
    • FSKDIG02 Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks
    • BSBCMM101 Apply basic communication skills
    • FSKNUM08 Identify and use whole numbers and simple fractions, decimals and percentages for work
    • FSKNUM09 Identify, measure and estimate familiar quantities for work

    Elective Units

    Elective units may be selected as follows, but must be relevant to vocational pathways:

    • up to 4 units from the Foundation Skills Training Package
    • up to 4 vocational units, and their prerequisite units where applicable, from other training packages
    • up to 2 units from accredited courses

Career Outcomes

  • Graduates of this course will meet the requirements for higher levels of study, such as the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways.

University Pathways

This course articulates into the following pathway courses:

  • Vocational pathway qualification or further foundation skills development

Where & When

  • Brisbane Intake: weekly


    Hobart Intake: Quarterly


    Delivery Mode: face to face and online

Entry Requirements

    • The training package does not have any entry requirement.

Tuition Fees

    • Domestic Full Price: $2,800
    • Offshore International student: $3,800
    • Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms and conditions will be provided in the Letter Of Offer when you apply.

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    Check the course details to make sure this is the course for you. We recommend that you also consult with our student services team if you want to discuss the course in more detail.


    Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.


    If you are eligible to join this course and you have your funding ready, applying is easy! Our simply online application form includes a Quick Guide section. Please read the guide first so you have everything correctly prepared before applying. After reading the guide, just contact us if you have any questions. Click the “Apply Now” button below to go to the application form and guide.

“NIET offers flexible classes for me so I could still meet my family responsibilities while getting my certificate. Now I started my dream jobs so I and my family are very happy that I started my study at NIET.”

Sarah T

“I can utilise the skills gained from my business study course. I have met wonderful people throughout my study journey – from my study group and trainers to very helpful student services staff. My experience with NIET has been a very rewarding one. I have applied my knowledge and skills to real world experiences, and can really see the benefits it brings to my own business.”

Sarah R