Certificate II in Foundations for Vocational and Further Study

North Coast Institute, TAFE NSW

This course is for people who have not previously achieved formal secondary qualification. The course has a wide range of units of competency which develop skills and knowledge in English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities and work related skills. Completion of the course can improve students' chances of entering the workforce or doing vocational or further study. The qualification provides a pathway to a Year 12 qualification and Training Package Qualifications at AQF 3.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Literacy and numeracy skills will be assessed prior to entry.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Write a range of imaginative and critical English texts; Report on an extended investigation; Analyse a range of literary and non-literary texts; Investigate Australian identity; Use rational number and basic algebra skills; Use basic statistical analysis to interpret data; Work safely in a science learning environment; plus more. Elective: Apply consumer information; Manage everyday financial decisions; Develop and implement plan for education and employment; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casino No info No Full time
Casino No info No Part time
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Great Lakes No info No
Coffs Harbour Education Centre No info No Full time
Coffs Harbour Education Centre No info No Part time
The North Coast Institute is located in the north coast region of New South Wales from Tuncurry/Forster in the south to Kingscliff on the Queensland border.

Online courses and modules are available with study patterns ranging from fully online to on-campus and web-based materials that use the latest technology to support face-to-face learning. Students also have access to a range of other flexible learning modes that enable them to study at a time, and in a place, of their own convenience.

The Institute enrols approximately 40,000 students each year.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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