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Further Study Skills Program

Duration: One semester

Stage 1 credits to be determined

Entry Requirements
Course Description

The Further Study Skills Program has been designed to prepare students to undertake further study options and develop basic employability skills and knowledge.

It includes nationally accredited competencies from the 10591NAT Certificate II in Further Study Skills which are aimed at preparing students for the challenges of the study and work environments.

This program is composed of mandatory and optional subjects, which students can access to build their knowledge and skills according to their personal interests. Students complete mandatory competencies in English as an Additional Language (EAL) and Mathematics and choose optional subjects in Sciences, Humanities, Computing and Work Readiness. 


Mandatory Units
FSSEGL201 Examine routine literary and non-literary texts
FSSEGL202 Write routine literary texts
FSSHMN202 Examine contemporary Australian issues
TSSEGL202 Conduct a basic research project
FSKNUM21 Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
FSKNUM22 Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work
FSKNUM23 Estimate, measure and calculate measurements for work

Elective Units
TSSSCN206 Work safely in a science learning environment
FSSSCN201 Conduct basic research and experiments into matter and electricity
FSSSCN204 Conduct basic research and experiments into energy
FSSHMN201 Examine Australia's national identity
FSSABL201 Explore Aboriginal cultures and communities
FSSHMN204 Use research methods to present historical information
ICTICT102 Operate word-processing applications
ICTICT106 Operate presentation packages
AUMAFA001 Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews
FSKLRG10 Use routine strategies for career planning
FSKLRG11 Use routine strategies for work-related learning


This course is aimed at students interested in undertaking further studies or developing some basic workplace skills and knowledge.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this course specified in the training package, however, students must satisfy the school admission requirements.