Vocational Education and Training in Schools

FSK20113 - 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.

Pathways from this qualification include studying any of the following qualifications:

  • BSB20115 - Certificate II in Business
  • CHC22015 - Certificate II in Community Services
  • SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport & Recreation


This qualification is made up of 14 units, 8 core and 6 electives.


FSKDIG03 - Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks (15)

FSKLRG09 - Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems (15)

FSKWTG09 - Write routine workplace texts (15)

FSKLRG11 - Use routine strategies for work related learning (10)

FSKOCM07 - Interact effectively with others at work (10)

FSKNUM14 - Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work (15)

FSKNUM15 - Estimate, measure and calculate routine metric measurements for work (10)

FSKRDG10 - Read and respond to routine workplace information (15)

6 Elective units. YMCA recommends selecting your elective units from the list of units below:

FSKRDG01 - Recognise highly familiar workplace signs and symbols (10)

FSKWTG01 - Write personal details on basic workplace forms (10)

BSBITU211 - Produce digital text documents (40)

BSBWOR202 - Organise and complete daily work activities (15)

BSBCMM201 - Communicate in the workplace (30)

BSBIND201 - Work effectively in a business environment (20)

BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others (15)

BSBWOR203 - Work effectively with others (20)

BSBITU111 - Operate a personal digital device (20)

HLTAID003 - Provide first aid (20)

We also have a wide range of other vocational units from other training packages including; Sport & Recreation, Community Services, Business and IT.

The Units’ Nominal Hours are listed at the end of the unit name in brackets.