Vocational Preparation/ELS

Programs Return to Study

10585NAT Return to Study

This course is designed to teach students the skills that will help them succeed in further studies at a higher level, including university.

Students will learn how to:

  • write academically
  • structure an academic essay and report
  • research
  • paraphrase
  • direct quote
  • in-text reference
  • create a reference page

Students will also learn:

  • computing skills
  • maths skills (optional) – will help students to meet course selection processes and entry into other studies

The Return to Study course runs three days per week for 18 weeks, twice a year.

Location, dates and times

Campbell Street

  • Next Intake:   Semester 1, 2020
  • Duration:  18 weeks, full-time, 3 days per week,  9am to 3.30pm

Information Sessions:

Campbell Street Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 4pm to 5pm
TasTAFE Library, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
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Learning Options

This course is delivered on campus.

Fees and Payments

This course is free

What will I need to bring?

Note book and pens

Are there ‘other’ costs?


Essential Requirements

There are no essential entry requirements for this course.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

The following skills and attributes will be useful to students studying this course:

  • Foundation literacy skills
  • Word processing basics


An interview process will be conducted to ensure this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


A Statement of Attainment for the units successfully completed.

You will also receive a ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology if all 6 ICT units are successfully completed.


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