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. Government funding is available for this program under certain circumstances.

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.


Foundation Skills Training Package qualifications may not be listed as an entry requirement for vocational qualifications.


Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Entry Requirements




Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 14

8 core units plus

6 elective units


Core Units 

FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks

FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems

FSKLRG11 Use routine strategies for work-related learning

FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work

FSKNUM15 Estimate, measure and calculate routine metric measurements for work

FSKOCM07 Interact effectively with others at work

FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information

FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts


Elective Units 

Two elective units must be vocational units from other training packages.

The remaining electives units may be selected as follows:

up to 4 vocational units from other training packages, and their prerequisite units where applicable

up to 4 units from the Foundation Skills Training Package

up to 3 units from accredited courses.

Elective units must be relevant to vocational pathways.v