39282QLD – Certificate I in Core Skills for Employment and Training – Communication

39282QLD Certificate I in Core Skills for Employment and Training – Communication

Course description

This qualification is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to:

  • Gain specific communication and/or learning skills required in vocational or work environments
  • Meet communication, learning skills requirements to gain entry into a range of vocational qualifications
  • Gain communication skills as they relate to employment skills

Once learners are competent at Certificate I, they have the following broader options available to them:

  • Developing more complex learning, literacy skills in Certificates II or III of Core Skills for Employment and Training
  • Moving to an academic pathway
  • Moving to a vocational pathway
  • Obtaining employment

Course duration

Six (6) weeks, 3 days per week


This certificate course comprising of 1 core unit and 5 elective units.

Core Unit:

  • QLD190PTA01A – Formulate and review individual training plan

Elective Units:

  • QLD190MLG00A – Identify personal learning skills
  • QLD190RDG00A – Demonstrate a knowledge of basic signs and short texts
  • QLD190WRT00A – Write very basic personal information
  • QLD190SPK00A – Use simple spoken English words and phrases in highly familiar contexts
  • QLD190LST00A – Respond to spoken English related to immediate everyday needs

This certificate serves as a pathway to further learning.

On completion of this certificate learners will have:

  • Cognitive skills to access, record and act upon a defined range of information from a range of sources
  • Cognitive and communication skills to apply and communicate known solutions to a limited range of predictable problems

On completion of this certificate learners will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills:

  • With some accountability for the quality of own outcomes and some responsibility for own outputs in work and learning
  • With limited autonomy and judgement in the completion of own defined and routine tasks in known and stable contexts
  • With limited autonomy and judgement to complete routine but variable tasks in collaboration with others in a team environment


Overview of Employability Skills Framework:

The Employability Skills Framework incorporates the following personal attributes that contribute to overall employability.

  • Loyalty
  • Commitment
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Enthusiasm
  • Reliability
  • Personal presentation
  • Common sense
  • Sense of humour
  • Balance attitude to work and home life
  • Ability to deal with pressure
  • Motivation
  • Adaptability
  • Positive self esteem


The key skills identified in conjunction with the personal attributes to make up the Employability Skills Framework are:

  • Communication

– Listening to and understanding directions and feedback

– Reading and understanding a narrow range of routine texts

– Speaking clearly to relay information, give and receive instructions and directions

– Reading, interpreting and clarifying documentation, such as texts and directions

– Establishing and using appropriate resources to source information

– Collaborating with a range of people including learners, teachers and support staff

Skills that contribute to productive and harmonious relations between employees and customers.

  • Team Work

– Participating in a team meeting

– Working as an individual and a team member to compare, review and evaluate learning progress

– Identifying and utilising the strengths of other team members to ensure the best solution to tasks

– Managing work relationships, seeking and responding to feedback from teachers and colleagues

Skills that contribute to productive working relations and outcomes


  • Problem-solving

– Developing practical solutions to simple problems

– Showing initiative in identifying simple problems and solving them

– Applying simple strategies to solve problems

– Developing creative, innovative solutions

– Solving problems in teams

– Applying problem-solving strategies across a range of areas

Skills that contribute to productive outcomes

  • Initiative and enterprise

– Adapting to new situations

– Translating ideas into action

– Developing an attitude towards work and learning that demonstrates a range of creative options

– Being Creative

– Identifying opportunities not obvious to others

Skills that contribute to innovative outcomes

  • Planning and organising

– Managing time and priorities to meet deadlines

– Collecting and organising information in a way that demonstrates logical sequencing

– Planning, prioritising and organising workflow to achieve learning outcomes

– Determining or applying required resources in a range of situations

Skills that contribute to long-term and short-term strategic planning

  • Self-management

– Taking a personal role and responsibility in planning and reviewing or training

– Monitoring and evaluating own performance in the classroom

– Completing tasks within defined deadlines

– Seeking expert assistance when problems arise

– Being self-motivated to source suitable resources for particular needs and deal unexpected changes within the learning environment

Skills that contribute to employee satisfaction and growth.

  • Learning

– Being open to learning new ideas and techniques to encourage learning

– Taking responsibility for own learning

– Learning in a range of formal and informal settings

– Improving techniques through practice

– Maintaining currency of knowledge and skills

– Undertaking self-evaluation and reflection practices

Skills that contribute to employee satisfaction and growth

  • Technology – Using technology and related equipment in the classroom

– Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

– Using a range of technology to achieve learning outcomes

Skills that contribute to effective execution of tasks.



Certificate I:
39282QLD – Certificate I in Core Skills for Employment and Training – Communication


Certificate III guarantee funding is available. Taylormade First Aid Solutions Training Australia will help students to access funding, where applicable, through Certificate 3 Guarantee government funding
Non-funded – $900

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