Ready for Work Program (Short Course, Non-certificate)

Course code: Selected units from SIT20322

Registered Training Organisation: Federation University

RTO Code: 4909

Course Summary

Set your path for employment or further opportunities.

Federation TAFE prides itself on offering a suite of education options.  The Ready for Work Program creates pathways for students in education, employment and further training through the delivery of units from Australia wide recognised industry qualifications. This program is aimed at  VPC students, or who are looking at undertaking a suite of vocational units that enhance their resume and future employment prospects. The program focusses on personal effectiveness, work readiness and ‘hands-on’ project-based learning. Students are encouraged to make decisions that will promote positive outcomes and options for their future.


Contribution towards VCE; VM

This program will contribute 90 hours or 1 VET credit only towards a student’s
program. An additional 90 hours will be required.  Students studying the VCE VM are advised that they will need to complete two years of this program to meet the 180 nominal hours of VET required to complete the VCE VM.

Contribution towards VPC

Students studying VPC may choose to include a VET program, however it is not mandated.  This program will contribute one credit into the VPC pathway.

Contribution towards VCE


ATAR Contribution


Scored Assessment Available



Students are assessed through class activities, applied projects, demonstrations as well as group work. The course aims to provide skills that enhance ‘entry-level’ employment opportunities, in a hands-on practical matter.

Note: Students do not gain a full qualification and units from other training packages can be replaced or included by negotiation with Federation University.

Individual study units in this program carry both National and State accreditation.

Program Delivery

Program structure

One day a week (Wednesdays)

approximately 20 weeks commencing in  in Term 2


Federation University

Wimmera Campus, Horsham

Contact Days/Hours

 9.20 am – 3.15 pm each Wednesday

School to Work

Work placement is not required.

Practical experience will be included as part of this course.

Employment and Study Pathways

Possible Career Pathways

Completion of Ready for Work programs will help students gain employment, including

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships, or progress to further study or employment.

Further study options:

  • TAFE Certificates
  • Higher Education Study
  • Apprenticeship or Traineeship

Fees and Equipment

Materials Fee

To be confirmed.

Study Units

Example Units of Competency from

Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA005
Provide responsible service of alcohol SITHFAB021
Participate in safe work practices SITXWHS005
Prepare and serve espresso coffee SITHFAB025
Work effectively with others BSBTWK201
Source and use information on the hospitality industry SITHIND006

Note: Program commencement subject to enrolment numbers. Units of Competency are subject to change. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals. All details are accurate at the time of publication.


RTO Contact;

Federation University

Kim Boulton

Contact the WSMVET Cluster Coordinator via the Contact Page

View or download Ready for Work Program course information in PDF format.