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Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) Preparation skill set

Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) Preparation skill set

State ID GAC91
Prepare for success for the BKSB assessment

The Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) is a prerequisite to gain entry into the Diploma of Nursing at SM TAFE. 

This course gives students the opportunity to practice and develop their Maths and English skills before sitting the test. 

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Online study is available for this course. Be sure to check the study requirements tab for information about studying this course using eCampus including study assistance and our helpful online study guide, then use the apply now link where you see the online study option. 


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode Online.

Are you hoping to gain entry to the nursing study pathway but don't have the Maths and English skills to pass the entry test?

The BKSB test is a requirement for entry to the Diploma of Nursing and your application allows you one opportunity to sit the test each intake, making it so important to be sure you are ready before you apply. 

This course gives you the skills and practice time to build your confidence to sit the test. 

The course provides:

  • Weekly online classes to practice, participate in tutorials and ask questions -by appointment only and conducted over the phone or via Zoom
  • Maths and English practice exercises
  • Access to other practice materials
  • Access to learner guides and other resources
  • Access to online systems to extend practice

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024


Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where eCampus
How Online

Course fees

Indicative General fee $25.20
(Tuition fee* $25.20 + Resource fee $0.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $25.20
(Tuition fee* $25.20 + Resource fee $0.00 )

Units and fees


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
GATCOM102 Use communication for training or workplace purposes $8.40 $8.40 $0.00
GATLSS102 Use learning and support strategies $10.50 $10.50 $0.00
GATNUM102 Use numeracy for training or workplace purposes $6.30 $6.30 $0.00

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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