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The Tertiary Preparation Certificate is a TAFE-developed course, offering mature aged students an alternative path to University, employment or further vocational courses. It provides such students an alternative to the HSC.

There are two methods of pursuing this course of study at Bankstown TAFE:
  • Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation (29603). This is necessary for university entrance. It offers a Tertiary Entrance Score, equivalent of the ATAR.
  • Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study (29602). This is a suitable course for those requiring an HSC equivalent and looking at employment or further training outside university.If offers recognition towards the Certificate IV in TPC.

General matters

Subjects offered in 2015:

Introductory subjects (A modules)

The following subjects are running in first semester 2015:

The following subjects are NOT running in first semester 2015:

Higher level subjects offered (B modules)

LALS B (Apply critical and evaluative Language and Learning Skills)
Historical Studies
Political StudiesMaths B (Use Mathematics in a range of contexts)