Course Description

The Certificate III in Work Skills has been created by AITT to solve the biggest request from employers – how can we equip the future workforce with the soft skills and work skills necessary for them to succeed in the workplace?


Work skills are those skills that everyone needs to have regardless of what job or industry they are working in. They are transferrable skills that people can learn, practice, improve and use for life. These skills include emotional intelligence, creative and digital fluency, problem solving, collaboration, time management, positive self-image and more.


You should consider undertaking the Cert III level qualification if:

  • You have never worked before or have just started working
  • You are in high school
  • You are undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship
  • You have been out of the workforce for a long time



Skills Developed

  • How to communicate effectively
  • Learn to encourage others
  • Building trust and confidence in yourself and others
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Understand the fundamentals of how businesses work
  • How to respond to workplace problems
  • Think creatively and innovatively at work
  • Basic negotiating skills
  • How to build a positive image
  • Introduction to emotional intelligence and resilience at work
  • Make a presentation both verbally and visually
  • Plan create and complete work goals and schedules
  • Plan to facilitate workplace teams, and review own performance
  • Organisation of personal work priorities and development



Are you interested in bringing Work Skills to your school? AITT has developed the Work Skills Program for Schools that is:

  • Tailored to your learning platform (such as SEQTA)
  • Split into the number of sessions you require (i.e. 72 one-hour sessions over the year)
  • Is delivered by your teachers, and assessed by AITT
  • Is WACE accredited


Find out more about Work Skills for Schools


WSECMB301A Develop commercial awareness
WSEPRO301A Perform in a professional and ethical manner
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
WSERES301A Contribute to the development of a resilient workplace
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships
FSKOCM11 Use oral communication skills to facilitate workplace teams
FSKLRG14 Manage strategies for career progression


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