Career Advancement

About the Course

This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

- enterprise and employability skills to retrain or enter the workforce
- communication skills for accessing and maintaining employment
- technological skills to use new and emerging forms of technology
- learning skills for further education and training
- access to enhanced employment opportunities and career choices as well as skills and knowledge to access further education in a range of vocational qualifications
- skills and knowledge associated with Aboriginal communities and people.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Qualification Certificate III
National Code 10585NAT
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no essential entry requirements for this course.

Entrants benefit from language and literacy levels of at least ACSF 3 and which are sufficient to interpret increasingly complex and unfamiliar documents, analyse texts and prepare written communications.

Further Study

The Certificate III in Career Advancement includes units of competency from vocational training packages. Completion of those units provides potential pathways into Training Package qualifications.

There are no formalised articulation arrangements in place for this qualification.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

TAFE Western Connect

  Starts Anytime

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: 10585NAT-01V01-17WCN-003

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

For this mixed mode course you will undertake your learning and assessment in a connected classroom at either Parkes, Forbes, Condobolin or Orange College on Monday and Tuesday from 9.00 am to 3.30 pm and in your own time for at least 12 hours each week.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

This course is delivered via Connected classroom

Class attendance is Part time

Students will need to commit to attending either Parkes, Forbes, Condobolin or Orange College on Monday and Tuesday from 9.00 am to 3.30 pm and at least 12 hours of self-directed study each week in order to complete all of the course work.

Course length: 12 hours per week for 18 Weeks

Classes start at 9:00 AM and end at 3:30 PM

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $610.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact Sue Press on 02 68539138 / Christine Jacobs on 02 63915750 or TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

What do I need?

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification your Literacy and Numeracy skills will be assessed prior to enrolment.

For successful completion of this course you will need the:
• ability to work independently
• willingness to undertake personal study of at least 12 hours per week
• commitment to read and work methodically through course material

Learners need to supply their own writing paper, folders, plastic sleeves, pens, pencils, erasers, highlighters, rulers, staplers, geometric instruments, Casio fx-82au calculator and USB flash drive.

If you are between 15 and 17 years old and do not have your Record of School Achievement (RoSA), you must apply for approval to enroll at TAFE NSW. You must talk with your school and submit your application through your school. TAFE NSW does not have an obligation to approve your enrolment.