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FSK10213 - Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways


At a glance

This qualification is designed for individuals who need skills to prepare for a vocational pathway qualification or further foundation skills development. This course 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 2 - entry level digital technology and employability skills - education, training and employment goals.

Study Mode On-campus
Units/Credits 11 units
Availability Gladstone, City; Mackay, City; Rockhampton, City On-campus
DurationSee Availabilities
Intake Dates See Availabilities
Full course cost $3,109.00 (2019)

Prospective students in the Rockhampton and Capricorn Coast regions may qualify for Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding, interested participants should contact PCYC Rockhampton or PCYC Capricorn Coast.

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

This course is a pre-vocational pathway to employment and vocational training for entry level digital technology and employability skills and for education, training and employment goals.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment


Standard Course Structure

Core units

  • Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks(FSKDIG01)
  • Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks(FSKDIG02)
  • Use simple strategies for work-related learning(FSKLRG08)
  • Identify and use whole numbers and simple fractions, decimals and percentages for work (FSKNUM08)
  • Identify, measure and estimate familiar quantities for work(FSKNUM09)
  • Participate in simple spoken interactions at work(FSKOCM03)
  • Read and respond to simple workplace information(FSKRDG07)
  • Write simple workplace information(FSKWTG06)

Elective units

  • Produce simple word processed documents(BSBITU201)
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others (BSBWHS201)
  • Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks(FSKDIG03)
  • Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems(FSKLRG09)
  • Read and respond to routine workplace information(FSKRDG10)
  • Write routine workplace texts(FSKWTG09)
  • Comprehending and participating in simple interviews(SWEINT207A)
  • Comprehending and composing jobseeking texts(SWEJOB214A)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.


Please register your interest through the link below and we will contact you with further details.

Fees and scholarships


Full course cost: $3109.00 (2019)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists


Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply


Certificate, diploma and advanced diploma-level courses

To enquire about intake dates or to submit an application:

For further information

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 13 27 86.

You can also register your interest to stay up-to-date with course developments, application timelines and events happening in your area.

Register your interest

Key dates

30 APR
Online Chat Session
23 MAY
Online Chat Session