About the Course

This qualification is designed for individuals who require significant foundation skills support to access a vocational learning pathway.

The qualification is suitable for individuals who require:

  • a prevocational pathway to employment and vocational training,
  • reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 1
  • entry level digital technology and employability skills.

Upon successful completion of all allocated units within this qualification the learners will be awarded the FSK10113 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways.

If the learners decide to leave the course without completing they will still receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit/s they have successfully completed.


Upon successful completion of FSK10113 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways  learners may pursue their studies at relevant Certificate II level qualifications.

Course Content

Below is a list of units that will make up the FSK10113 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways qualification.

In order to successfully complete the full qualification, the learner must complete 7 core and 4 elective, altogether 11 units, in this qualification. The chosen elective units will lead to the proposed career pathways or job outcomes of this qualification.

FSKDIG01 Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks Core
FSKLRG04 Use basic strategies for work-related learning Core
FSKNUM03 Use whole numbers and money up to one thousand for work Core
FSKNUM04 Locate, compare and use highly familiar measurements for work Core
FSKOCM02 Engage in basic spoken exchanges at work Core
FSKRDG04 Read and respond to basic workplace information Core
FSKWTG03 Write basic workplace information Core
FSKLRG01 Prepare to participate in a learning environment Elective
FSKRDG01 Recognise highly familiar workplace signs and symbols Elective
BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer Elective
BSBITU102 Develop keyboard skills Elective

Recognition of Prior Learning

If a learner has previous knowledge and skills gained through work experience and/or formal or informal education and training they may apply for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at the time of enrolment.

We also offer opportunities for Credit Transfers. If a learner has previously completed same or similar units linked with this qualification they may apply for Credit Transfer/s at the time of enrolment.

The learner may contact the RTO for more information on the processes of applying for the RPL and Credit Transfer.

Both RPL and Credit Transfer may reduce the duration of completing the qualification which will be determined by a qualified Trainer and Assessor of the RTO.

Scheduling and Location

All our training are pre-scheduled and delivered in a specific workplace or suitable pre-determined location.

The training for FSK10113 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways follows a structured Delivery and Assessment Plan (DAP) where the trainer and the training location, duration and the delivery and assessment sessions are clearly identified. The DAP will be provided to all learners prior to or at the time of enrolment.


The qualification may be completed in 26 weeks on full-time basis.

Entry and Assessment Requirements

There is no entry requirement to enrol in this course. Learners may have to undertake a simple Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test during the enrolment process to establish the individuals LLN skills and suitability into the course. Please refer to Welfare and Support below.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

Learners will be required to successfully complete all allocated assessments to be awarded this qualification. The assessments may include written questions, interviews, observations-at-work, role-plays, scenario analyses and others. Learners are also expected to participate in all scheduled classes, observations and assessment sessions.

Delivery Modes

This course will be mainly delivered at our client’s work places which are Health and Safety assured. The course may also be delivered for fee-for-service clients in suitably equipped venue.  The modes of delivery may include:

  • Lectures
  • Discussions
  • Group work, and
  • Observation of workplace practices and participation in practical work

Welfare and Support

If a learner has any disability issue in normally attending this course we can make reasonable adjustments in the delivery and assessment of this qualification. This will be done on a case-by-case basis.

Our RTO will be able to organise Language and Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support when required. We will also assist learners in using assistive or new technologies when required or refer them to the appropriate support services needed such as interpreter or ready and writing assistance services.

Course Fee and Payments

The course fee for this qualification is $1,530.

All materials and equipment required for this training will be provided by the RTO and/or the clients workplace and the learners are not required to buy any materials or equipment for this training. No other expenses are involved in this training except the fees indicated above.

Please note that Training Specialists Australia are not currently offering this course