English, Work and Study Preparation
CQUniversity's work and study preparation courses support and assist you in developing the skills and confidence needed for further education.
If you are returning to work after some time away, keen to develop your language, literacy and numeracy skills, looking to meet pre-requisite subjects for your desired course or need some additional support to gain the confidence and skills to undertake further study, then our Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) program, or certificate courses in work and vocational pathways, listed below is ideal to help you achieve your goals.
Options for high school students
CQUniversity offers the Start Uni Now (SUN) initiative, designed for Year 10*, 11 and 12 students to study CQUniversity courses whilst still in high school. You can enrol in a range of CQUniversity courses, either on-campus (face-to-face) or by online study, and combine them with your regular high school work.*Year 10 students are eligible for Term 3 (November) intake only.
If you are interested in a TAFE course, CQUniversity's Start TAFE Now (STN) program offers high school students from Year 10 the opportunity to study a range of TAFE courses while still at school. Students have the option to choose between certificate and diploma level courses in a wide variety of study areas.
Our comprehensive and practical courses mean you will be equipped to succeed when you take the next steps towards further study and a rewarding career.
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Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS)
If you didn’t quite finish school, want to build your confidence, or need to meet prerequisites, our free STEPS course can help you get started.
Start Uni Now (SUN)
SUN is a CQUni initiative that allows students who are nearing the end of Year 10, or in Year 11 and 12 to study units whilst still in high school.
Start TAFE Now (STN)
Start TAFE Now (STN) program offers High School Students from year 10 the opportunity to study a range of TAFE courses while still at school.
Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways
This course will provide the support you need to prepare for a pathway to employment or further vocational training of your choice.