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.  

Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways (FSK10113)

This course is for people who have little or no work experience in Australia.

What will I learn?

  • reading basic sentences for work
  • using a calculator
  • replying to basic workplace emails
  • taking messages at work

Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213)

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

Certificate II on Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20113) 

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

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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