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

  • Develop the skills you need with a Certificate II in Skills for Vocational Pathways. Students studying this course will further develop foundational skills to prepare for vocational training pathways or entering the workforce.

    Students will learn to read, write, and respond to routine workplace information, use digital technologies for routine workplace tasks, and interact effectively with others at work.

    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

    • FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
    • FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
    • FSKLRG11 Use routine strategies for work-related learning
    • FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
    • FSKNUM15 Estimate, measure and calculate routine metric measurements for work
    • FSKOCM07 Interact effectively with others at work
    • FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information
    • FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts

    Elective Units

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

    • up to 4 vocational units from other training packages, and their prerequisite units where applicable
    • up to 4 units from the Foundation Skills Training Package
    • up to 3 units from accredited courses

Career Outcomes

  • Graduates of this course will be prepared for higher levels of study, and may find employment in entry level positions across a range of industries.

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:

    Delivery Mode: face to face and online

Entry Requirements

  • The training package does not have any entry requirement, but NIET’s specific course entry requirements are:

    • Education
    • Pass Certificate I in skills for vocational pathways; or
    • Pass NIET entry test
    • English
    • (International students only)
    • IELTS score of 3 or equivalent; or
    • Pass NIET entry test

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.

Ready to study?


    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