Foundation Skills Training Package (FSK)

The Foundation Skills Training Package aims to build the core skills of learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy, as well as employability skills of learners.  

FSK10213 Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways 

This course is for people who want to develop their skills for further study or employment

What will I learn?

  • understanding simple instructions at work
  • estimating costs to complete a simple task at work
  • writing a workplace incident report
  • developing goals for work

Units of Competency

  • FSKLRG08 Use simple strategies for work-related learning  
  • FSKLRG07 Use strategies to identify job opportunities  
  • FSKDIG02 Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks  
  • BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer  
  • BSBITU102 Develop keyboard skills  
  • ICAICT104 Use digital devices  
  • BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents  
  • FSKRDG06 Read and respond to simple informal workplace texts  
  • FSKRDG07 Read and respond to simple workplace information  
  • FSKWTG04 Write simple informal workplace texts  
  • FSKWTG06 Write simple workplace information  

FSK20113 Certificate II on Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways  

This course is for people who want to develop their skills for vocational training or to gain employment.

What will I learn?

  • reading a range of routine workplace reports
  • interpreting measurements at work
  • writing a workplace procedure
  • creating a personal work plan

Units of Competency

  • FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKLRG11 Use routine strategies for work-related learning
  • FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
  • BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents
  • BSBITU203 Communicate electronically
  • ICAICT103 Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICAICT104 Use digital devices
  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SIRXIND101 Work effectively in a customer service environment
  • SIRXCCS002A Interact with customers
  • TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • FSKRDG08 Read and respond to routine visual and graphic texts
  • FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information
  • FSKWTG07 Write routine formal workplace texts
  • FSKWTG08 Complete routine workplace formatted texts
  • FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts
  • FSKOCM07 Interact effectively with others at work
  • FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
  • FSKNUM15 Estimate, measure and calculate routine metric measurements for work

Achieving a qualification

To receive an award, you must attend classes regularly, complete coursework and successfully complete assessments. You may also need to study after class.

The table below shows how many hours students normally need to study to receive a nationally recognised award:

Qualification

Nominal hours*
FSK Curriculum
FSK10113  Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways 125-145 hours
FSK10213 Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways 155 – 195 hours
FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways 185-260 hours

*Nominal hours are the hours of training notionally required to achieve the outcomes of units of competency. Nominal hours are identified for nationally endorsed qualifications.

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.
The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.

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