10397NAT Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation (CATP)
This course is ideal if you did not complete Year 12 or if you have been away from formal study for some time. It gives you a pathway to diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree and university undergraduate courses. It helps you develop: life-long learning skills; information communication technology skills; higher order literacy and numeracy skills; analytical thinking and problem-solving skills; and foundation knowledge and skills in a variety of specific fields of study, depending on the electives you choose.
Depending on where you study you can specialise in Language and Learning (core), Australian Society, Biology, Computing for Academic Purposes, Family and Consumer Studies, Modern World History, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Chemistry, Legal Studies, Mathematics General (equivalent to Maths A), Mathematics Pure (equivalent to Maths B), Physics.
You must be 18 or turn 18 years of age within six months of starting the course.
Find out more about CATP at TAFE Queensland.
Important notes about CATP
10397NAT CATP (since 2014): To be awarded this certificate, you must successfully complete 9 elective units, most of which must be completed specialisations (with results in all required elective units) and one of those must be the Language and Learning specialisation. Specialisations might comprise two or three elective units of equal weighting.
39260QLD CATP (2008-2014): To be awarded this certificate, you must have successfully completed 10 modules, most of which must be completed subjects (with results in all required modules) and one of those must be the subject Language and Learning Skills. Subjects might comprise two or three modules of equal weighting.
The Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation (CATP) is also available through a number of private training providers.