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Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

22313VIC

Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation – 22313VIC

Course Overview

Get the skills you need to succeed in further education with the Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation. This course will help you develop academic and study skills and prepare you for higher education at TAFE or university.

If you didn't complete high school but are looking to do more study in the future, this is the course for you. You'll gain skills in academic reading, writing, communication, working in a team, as well as problem-solving, planning, and organising. You'll develop a range of both core employability and soft skills essential to work, study and life.

This course is offered from any GOTAFE campus and is blended, meaning a large portion is completed online.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We’ve had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we’re currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

This course provides a pathway into further study in higher-level vocational education or higher education required by many professional or specialist careers.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study at TAFE or university in a field that interests you.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

General Public - Start 13th July, remote learning / 2020

Public, Open from 05/10/2020, 3 Days week (Tue,Wed,Thu), 9:30am - 4pm / 2020

Public Blended - Open from 02/02/2021 - Tue,Wed,Thu 3 days - 9am to 4pm / 2021

1. Subsidised Standard
$1,088.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$215.00
3. Full Fee
$1,088.00
Course Materials
$43.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2020 and may change without notice.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.

Further details on fees available

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to assess existing knowledge and skills.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
Core Units
VU21864
Set study goals and plan education pathway
VU21865
Prepare for tertiary reading and writing
VU21866
Communicate verbally in a further study context
VU21867
Participate in collaborative learning
VU21868
Conduct online research for further study
Elective Units
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBITU314
Design and produce spreadsheets
VU21513
Use critical reading and writing skills for further study
VU21881
Apply essential further study skills
VU22442
Analyse and evaluate numerical and statistical information

Assessment methods may include:

  • Practical demonstrations
  • Written tasks
  • Oral assessments
  • Presentations
  • Portfolios
  • Audio/visual records

Jane Leonard
Campus: All campuses

Karen van de Sande
Campus: All campuses

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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