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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW LEVEL 51 CERTIFICATE III & IV LEVEL

CERTIFICATE III & IV LEVEL provides a broad knowledge base incorporating some theoretical concepts and the skills necessary to perform a broad range of skilled applications, to provide technical advice of a complex nature and to provide workgroup leadership when organising activities.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on the application of a defined range of well developed skills to a variety of predictable or unpredictable problems in a specific field, with a general understanding of the underlying theories and methods related to that field.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 10 or equivalent, or higher, or completion of a recognised programme and/or recognition of prior learning .

This narrow level comprises the following detailed levels:

511  Certificate IV
512  Statement of Attainment at Certificate IV Level
513  Bridging and Enabling Course at Certificate IV Level
514  Certificate III
515  Statement of Attainment at Certificate III Level
516  Bridging and Enabling Course at Certificate III Level



511 CERTIFICATE IV

Certificate IV provides a broad knowledge and skills base incorporating some theoretical concepts and develops the ability to apply the knowledge and skills to a wide variety of contexts with depth in some areas.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on the application of advanced skills to a range of complex and non-routine activities and an understanding of the underlying theories and concepts. Education at this level may also develop workgroup leadership skills.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 12 or equivalent, or completion of a recognised programme and/or recognition of prior learning.

Notional Duration

The duration is dependent on the pathway taken. Examples of possible pathways include work-based training, school or other educational institution-based training, an accumulation of short courses, or recognition of prior learning either wholly or in combination with a training programme.

Inclusions

This category includes Advanced Certificates issued under the Register of Australian Tertiary Education.


512 STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT AT CERTIFICATE IV LEVEL

Statement of Attainment at Certificate IV Level is a record of recognised learning either as partial completion of a course, attainment of competencies within a Training Package or completion of a nationally accredited short course which may contribute towards a qualification at Certificate IV Level.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on the application of advanced skills to a range of complex and non-routine activities and an understanding of the underlying theories and concepts. Education at this level may also develop workgroup leadership skills.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 12 or equivalent, or completion of a recognised programme and/or recognition of prior learning.

Notional Duration

Duration of education at this level may vary.


513 BRIDGING AND ENABLING COURSE AT CERTIFICATE IV LEVEL

Bridging and Enabling Course at Certificate IV Level provides specific background knowledge to allow further detailed study at a level higher than Certificate IV Level for students who do not have the pre-requisite subject matter knowledge or who have not studied for some time.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on the application of advanced skills to a range of complex and non-routine activities and an understanding of the underlying theories and concepts.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 12 or equivalent, or completion of a recognised programme and/or recognition of prior learning.

Notional Duration

Duration of education at this level may vary.


514 CERTIFICATE III

Certificate III provides a broad knowledge base and develops the ability to apply well developed skills across a broad range of activities in a variety of contexts most of which are complex and non-routine and where some discretion and judgement is required.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on a defined range of well developed skills and the application of known solutions to a variety of predictable problems underpinned by some relevant theoretical knowledge. Education at this level may also develop basic workgroup leadership skills.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 10 or equivalent, or higher, or completion of a recognised programme and/or recognition of prior learning.

Notional Duration

The duration is dependent on the pathway taken. Examples of possible pathways include work-based training, school or other educational institution-based training, an accumulation of short courses, or recognition of prior learning either wholly or in combination with a training programme. 

Inclusions

This category includes Trade Certificates.


515 STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT AT CERTIFICATE III LEVEL

Statement of Attainment at Certificate III Level is a record of recognised learning either as partial completion of a course, attainment of competencies within a Training Package or completion of a nationally accredited short course which may contribute towards a qualification at Certificate III Level.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on a defined range of well developed skills and the application of known solutions to a variety of predictable problems underpinned by some relevant theoretical knowledge. Education at this level may also develop basic workgroup leadership skills.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 10 or equivalent, or higher, or completion of a recognised programme and/or recognition of prior learning.

Notional Duration

Duration of education at this level may vary.


516 BRIDGING AND ENABLING COURSE AT CERTIFICATE III LEVEL

Bridging and Enabling Course at Certificate III Level provides specific background knowledge to allow further detailed study at a level higher than Certificate III Level for students who do not have the pre-requisite subject matter knowledge or who have not studied for some time.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on a defined range of well developed skills and the application of known solutions to a variety of predictable problems underpinned by some relevant theoretical knowledge.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 10 or equivalent, or higher, or completion of a recognised programme and/or recognition of prior learning.

Notional Duration

Duration of education at this level may vary.

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