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Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways


This qualification is designed for individuals who require further foundation skills development to prepare for workforce entry or vocational training pathways.

It is suitable for individuals who require:

  • a pathway to employment or vocational training
  • reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3
  • entry level digital literacy and employability skills
  • a vocational training and employment plan.

For other important information, please read our Student Handbook. You can access it here.
Alternatively, you may request to have the handbook emailed to you by contacting


Regular intakes throughout the year.

Further intakes may commence, please check with EQUALS for special intake information. Important: To be considered for an intake, completed applications should be received no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled course commencement date. Applications that are incomplete or incorrect may not be considered. Course offers for applications received by the due date are not guaranteed and intake capacity may vary. EQUALS reserves the right to accept or decline applications at its total discretion.

  • FSKLRG011 Use routine strategies for work-related learning
  • FSKDIG003 Use digital technology for non-routine workplace tasks
  • FSKLRG009 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKNUM014 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
  • FSKNUM015 Estimate, measure and calculate routine metric measurements for work
  • FSKOCM007 Interact effectively with others at work
  • FSKRDG010 Read and respond to routine workplace information
  • FSKWTG009 Write routine workplace texts
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • BSBOPS201 Work effectively in business environments
  • BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management
  • BSBINS201 Process and maintain workplace information
  • BSBOPS203 Deliver a service to customers
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety

Subsidised by the Government of South Australia for eligible participants.  Eligibility and subsidy criteria applies.  Check your eligibility at

  • Co-Contribution Fee: NA

  • Duration: 11 weeks full-time

  • Study Mode: On Campus,
    Blended or Work Based

  • Qual Code: FSK20119

  • RPL: Yes

  • VET Student Loans

  • Resources Required: N/A

  • Qual Status: Current

Not offered to international students

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