FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways
This qualification (FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways) targets learners who wish to obtain the FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways qualification as a means to build an improve on existing foundation skills in preparation for undertaking further vocational study.
This course is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification (FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways)
A pathway for candidates considering this qualification could include the:
- Direct referral from a Job Services Australia Provider
- Current employment or recent experience in a position (s). Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:
- Administration Assistant
- Office Assistant
- Retail Assistant
- Clients must demonstrate Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills in line with AQF qualification level demands and ACSF skill level. Each client will undergo an LLN assessment during the application process (ACSF Level 2).
Clients must also have access to:
- A PC or equivalent running or capable of running Microsoft Windows 2010 and Microsoft Office 2010 and above
- Internet connection
The FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways is delivered completely via supported distance learning, using the Catapult e-learning platform. Students will receive a unique student login at enrolment and be able to access all learning and assessment materials through the Student Portal. https://acse.elearninglogin.com/
Students are provided with an induction to the course, to outline the learning and assessment processes, support services and other relevant information.
Students will need access to:
Students will be allocated an on-line trainer/assessor who they need to communicate with regularly throughout the duration of their training. The online trainer/assessor is there to:
- Provide guidance and tuition
- Check on progress at least once a month and for a total of one hour per unit at a minimum (phone, email, Skype, Google Hangouts).
- Mark assessments and provide feedback.
- Be a point of contact for grievances or personal problems that may be experienced
Students will be required to complete formative activities and summative assessment as they progress, using the Learner Guides, Assessment Workbooks and Learner Exercise Files provided to them. Aside from the IT and Software requirements mentioned previously, all other learning material is provided to the student.
Students will submit work through the Student Portal or email to their trainer/assessor for marking. Submitted work will be marked within 5 days and feedback provided and results entered by the trainer/assessor using the trainer portal.
Trainers will also contact students on a regular basis to provide support and assistance. During the contact trainers will provide support and encouragement and discuss:
- relevant course content and concepts
- learning opportunities
- feedback on submissions
- any issues the student is experiencing
- assessment requirements
- student progress
- course delivery schedule
- work placement related matters
Clients will be provided opportunities for Formative assessment during delivery. Trainers provide feedback to clients on areas for improvements to facilitate the development of appropriate knowledge and skills and prepare them for summative assessment.
The trainer may provide additional learning material where gaps are identified in the participant’s underpinning knowledge. Training staff will take all feasible steps to adjust delivery methodologies and materials to cater for individual learning needs.
Weekly webinars will be hosted by a trainer/assessor and will be conducted as interactive sessions. The webinar will be hosted on Google Hangouts or GoToMeeting. Webinar content will then be posted on the ACSE website.
The duration of the course (FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways) is 6 months self-paced, including all learning and assessment activities. However, it is anticipated that the course length will vary with regard to individual client’s level of expertise and time dedicated to study.As a guide, given the total number of units in the program is 14, students should aim to complete and be assessed in 2.5 units per month. To do this, students will be required to study at least 21 hours a week or 83 hours per month.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 14 units of competency:
- 1 core units
- 13 elective units
- FSKLRG011 Use routine strategies for workrelated learning
- FSKLRG009 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace
- FSKLRG010 Use routine strategies for career planning
- FSKNUM014 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions
decimals and percentages for work
- FSKNUM015 Estimate measure and calculate the routine metric
measurements for work
- FSKOCM007 Interact effectively with others at work
- FSKRDG010 Read and respond to routine workplace information
- FSKWTG009 Write routine workplace texts
- FSKOCM009 Use oral communication skills to facilitate workplace
- FSKDIG003 Use digital technology for nonroutine workplace tasks
- FSKWTG008 Complete routine workplace formatted texts
- FSKWTG003 Write short and simple workplace information
- BSBWHS211Contribute to health and safety of self and others
- BSBTEC201 Use business software applications
You will be provided access to learning materials including:
- Learners Guides
- Assessment Workbooks
- Case Studies
- Simulated Work Environment
- Other resources including videos and reference material
- Additional assessment resources
Fees are payable when you receive your confirmation of enrolment and invoice for the enrolment fee. Fees must be paid within 5 days of receiving this notification from ACSE. We may cancel an enrolment or discontinue training if fees are not paid as required. Payment methods include direct deposit, cheque or credit card via Pay Pal.
- This course may be funded through the ACT Skilled Capital* training initiative. Places are limited so enquire now.
- For full fee paying students the cost is $1150 and we have weekly payment plan options available.
- Students are not required to purchase additional textbooks and there are no additional costs. Students may be required to purchase clothing for work placement including enclosed black shoes.
Our full Fee Schedule and Refund Policy are available at https://www.acse.edu.au/downloads/
As a condition of Enrolment and prior to signing any Enrolment paperwork, we require you to read our Refund Policy in full. This is to ensure you understand your rights with regard to obtaining a refund and any timelines that prescribe whether that can occur or not and the level of refund you may be entitled to.
Please go to https://acse.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Refund-and-Cancellation-Policy.pdf and read the policy in full or request a copy from [email protected]
Training Award – Outcome
Students who obtain Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways may progress to a VET course of their choice after receiving careers advice from an RTO, Careers Advisor or a Job Services Australia agency.
Potential job roles on completion of this program (FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways) include
- Store Person
- Administration Assistant
- Clerical Worker
- Data Entry Operator
- Desk Clerk