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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW LEVEL 52 CERTIFICATE I & II LEVEL

CERTIFICATE I & II LEVEL provides a knowledge and skills base ranging from basic knowledge in a narrow range of areas to basic operational knowledge in a moderate range of areas.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on basic practical skills with some theoretical component and a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures with some accountability for the quality of outcomes, underpinned by a basic knowledge in a range of areas.

Entry Requirements

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

This narrow level comprises the following detailed levels:

521  Certificate II
522  Statement of Attainment at Certificate II Level
523  Bridging and Enabling Course at Certificate II Level
524  Certificate I
525  Statement of Attainment at Certificate I Level



521 CERTIFICATE II

Certificate II provides basic operational knowledge in a moderate range of areas and develops the ability to apply a defined range of skills in contexts in which the choice of actions required is usually clear and there is limited complexity in the range of options.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and the application of solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 10 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.


522 STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT AT CERTIFICATE II LEVEL

Statement of Attainment at Certificate II 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 II Level.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and the application of solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.

Entry Requirements

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

Notional Duration

Duration of education at this level may vary.


523 BRIDGING AND ENABLING COURSE AT CERTIFICATE II LEVEL

Bridging and Enabling Course at Certificate II Level provides specific background knowledge to allow further detailed study at a level higher than Certificate II 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 prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and the application of solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.

Entry Requirements

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

Notional Duration

Duration of education at this level may vary.


524 CERTIFICATE I

Certificate I provides basic knowledge in a narrow range of areas and develops the ability to perform a defined range of routine and predictable activities.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on a limited range of functions involving defined routines and procedures.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 10 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.


525 STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT AT CERTIFICATE I LEVEL

Statement of Attainment at Certificate I 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 I Level.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on a limited range of functions involving defined routines and procedures.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this level is by various pathways which may include the completion of Year 10 or equivalent, 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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