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22523VIC Certificate I in Employment Pathways

  • Certificate

Develop foundation skills and knowledge to improve your employability and work readiness, and re-engage with learning.

Key details

Degree Type
3 months full-time
Study Mode
In person

About this course

The Certificate I in Employment Pathways 22523VIC will equip you with core employability skills, including essential skills in teamwork, communication, problem-solving and self-management.

This training will give you an understanding of workplace expectations. You'll be supported to develop skills in:

  • developing personal effectiveness
  • communicating in the workplace
  • preparing for employment
  • developing an action plan for career planning
  • contributing to the health and safety of others
  • participating in job seeking activities, and
  • participating in practical placement with support.

Study locations


Footscray Nicholson

City King St


Course structure

The course structure comprises the following core and elective units. These electives have been selected based on industry needs, graduate pathways and/or student and teacher feedback.
To be eligible for the award of the 22523VIC Certificate I in Employment Pathways, learners must successfully complete a total of seven (7) units comprising:

  • three (3) Core units, and;
  • one (1) OHS / WHS Stream unit selected from:
  • units from OHS / WHS Stream in this qualification, or;
  • units first packaged in Certificate I or II qualifications in endorsed Training Packages or other accredited
    curricula. The units selected must relate to OHS / WHS requirements in the workplace.
  • three (3) elective units selected from:
  • units may be chosen from within or across any listed skill cluster, and;
  • units from other endorsed or accredited training products where the unit/s are first packaged in Certificate I or II qualifications in the source training product and reflect the integrity and intent of the qualification.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Credit for prior study or work

Use our credit calculator to find out how much credit you could get towards your course, based on your previous study.

You may be able to complete your qualification sooner through formal recognition of your existing skills. This is known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications. Applications for RPL can be made prior to enrolling.

Call us on 1300 TAFE VP (1300 823 387) to discuss RPL options with the course manager.