Certificate II in Foundations for Vocational and Further Study

Western 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
Dubbo No info No
Orange No info No
Parkes No info No
Lithgow No info No
Western Institute services more than half the area of NSW, including some of Australia's most isolated and remote communities. It offers a wide variety of courses in industries ranging from health, welfare and hospitality, to agriculture and mining, and small business.

An increasing proportion of Western Institute's courses are offered flexibly and online to meet the diverse needs of the region's communities and industries. These delivery options allow students throughout western NSW to choose from a wide selection of vocational courses and to learn in a range of ways that suit work, time and travel demands.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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