Certificate II In Skills For Work And Vocational Pathways

Course Code: FSK20113
Study Area:
Education Support

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. The main mode of delivery will be face-to-face, with the addition of online tutorials and video conferencing (classroom simulation). Therefore, you will be require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course.

Bendigo City Campus intakes

Start: Wednesday 11th May 2021

End: Wednesday 16th June 2021

Echuca Campus intakes

Start: Monday 26th July 2021

End: Tuesday 31st October 2021

Do you feel like you need to refresh your reading, writing, computer or communication skills? Are you looking at getting back into study after a bit of a break? Do you just need a confidence boost so you can start your dream course better prepared? Then this might be the right course for you!

  • Bendigo City Campus
  • Echuca Campus
Course Structure
  • This course is delivered in 2 clusters to enhance your learnings:

    Cluster One - Eight Core units. Classes will run 2 days per week for a 6 week duration. The core units will help you develop the skills and knowledge you require to be successful in a learning environment such as Bendigo TAFE.

    Cluster Two - Six Elective units. The skills you have gained in cluster one are put into practice when undertaking your vocational studies. Your success in this further study will be recognised and credited towards attaining your Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20113).


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Designed to support students to begin building a broad range of skills, this course may lead to employment in a variety of different industries.

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course overview

The Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20113) has been designed in consultation with a range of teaching departments across all areas at Bendigo TAFE to help students develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to enter and be successful in their vocational studies and training.

How to apply
  • Now Open for Enrolments

           Applications can be made directly via the Bendigo TAFE website by selecting 'Apply Now' or please telephone 13 82 33 for general enquiries

Selection process
  • Prior to being selected for the program you will need to:
    • Registrar an Information Session
    • Attend Interview
    • Complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Written assignments and practical activities

Learning options
  • Face to face
  • Online

Key study areas
  • Developing learning plans
  • Digital literacy skills
  • Reading and writing for learning purposes
  • Basic numeracy skills

Further study opportunities
  • This course is a great first step into a wide range of vocational courses offered at Bendigo TAFE at a certificate II or certificate III level.


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:VCAL
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$105.00
Concession - average total course fee*$21.00
Full fee - average total course fee*$840.00
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$15.00
Indicative pricing for:
A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$105.00
Concession - average total course fee*$21.00
Full fee - average total course fee*$840.00
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$15.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 16/04/2021 12:09 PM

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