Foundation Skills For Work

FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

The Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways is a 12 month, part-time course that develops participant’s employability, language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. The course is primarily aligned to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3 and delivered in context to the creative digital media industries.

This course is a great pathway to employment, traineeships or further vocational training in the creative digital media industries.

Employability skills:

  • Collaboration
  • Problem solving
  • Self-management
  • Learning
  • Information and communication technology

Language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Digital literacy
  • Use of mathematical ideas

Study Mode

The flexible program runs part-time for 12 months. Two x 3 hour sessions are delivered on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week from 10 - 1pm at the AIE campus in Watson and Online.

To join online you will need a computer at home with Microsoft Office as well as headphones with microphone.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however you will be asked to undertake a Literacy, Language and Numeracy (LLN) activity. This is to ensure that you have the required skills to complete the program successfully.

Course Fees and Start Dates

If you’re eligible for ACT Government user choice or ASBA funding the fees will be:

  • ASBA funded: $370
  • ASBA funded concession: $100

Otherwise the fees are as below. Please get in touch if you’re not sure which fee you are eligible for.

Please see this page for more information on ACT Skilled Capital Funding.

Courses fees include a non-refundable enrolment fee ($65).

Courses fees include a non-refundable enrolment fee ($65).

Units of Competency


  • FSKLRG011

    Use routine strategies for work-related learning

  • FSKNUM014

    Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work

  • FSKNUM015

    Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work

  • FSKNUM022

    Use ratios, rates and proportions for complex workplace tasks

  • FSKNUM027

    Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work

  • FSKDIG003

    Use digital technology for non-routine workplace tasks

  • FSKLRG009

    Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems


  • FSKOCM007

    Interact effectively with others at work

  • FSKRDG009

    Read and respond to routine standard operating procedures

  • FSKRDG010

    Read and respond to routine workplace information

  • FSKWTG009

    Write routine workplace texts

  • ICTICT302

    Install and optimise operating system software

  • ICTSAS308

    Run standard diagnostic tests

  • BSBITU211

    Produce digital text documents

Reserve your place

This is a direct entry course, no portfolio or interview is necessary.

Please note: VET in School students should see their school’s VET Coordinator for fees.