Did you leave school early? The Certificate I in General Education for Adults is people who have had limited opportunities for study and work. You will improve your literacy and numeracy skills for everyday use.
Improve your literacy and numeracy
In this course, you will focus on everyday literacy and numeracy skills you use to shop, work, and study. You will learn to read and write simple texts and do simple maths. You will also learn some computer skills like how to send an email and how to use the internet.
Learn with friendly teachers
Before you start this course, our friendly teachers will talk to you about your skills and goals. They will make a personal learning plan to meet your needs.
As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you will be able to use our libraries, computer labs, student union, and other student services.
Get ready for further study
At the end of this course, you will feel more confident with your literacy and numeracy skills. These new skills can help you do further study or find a job.
Our assessments are ongoing. Our teachers will assess you on the process of learning, as well as the projects that you complete.
Melbourne Polytechnic is an approved Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) provider. This course is an Austudy/Abstudy and Centrelink/Department of Human Services approved course for job seekers.
DepartmentBridging and Prep
440 total nominal hours. If you do not complete your certificate in the six-month period, you may apply to extend your study time.
Numeracy only or Literacy only enrolments possible
Class Schedule: *
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor
Modes of Delivery
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
Assessment MethodsProject, Written Activities, Portfolio
MaterialsStudents will need to buy their own workbooks and stationary. Melbourne Polytechnic recommends they buy a calculator and a dictionary. The Institute will supply photocopied worksheets. Students will also have access to a wide range of services and facilities at the school such as vocational counselling, library facilities and language labs.
Entrance RequirementsThere are no limitations to entry based on age or educational background. You will be interviewed before placement in the program. Contact the Foundation Studies department to arrange an interview time and date.
Pathways to further studyThe 22472VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) provides a pathway into the 22237VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults.
Career PathwaysThis course is the first step in improving your language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to improve your employability skills or to start working towards your dream career.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBITU102||DEVELOP KEYBOARD SKILLS||40|
|VU21323||DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO||20|
|VU21324||PLAN AND UNDERTAKE A PROJECT||30|
|VU21325||ENGAGE WITH TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES||25|
|VU21326||ENGAGE WITH TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||25|
|VU21327||ENGAGE WITH TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES||25|
|VU21328||ENGAGE WITH TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY||25|
|VU21329||CREATE TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES||25|
|VU21330||CREATE TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||25|
|VU21331||CREATE TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORKPLACE||25|
|VU21332||CREATE TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY||25|
|VU21333||WORK WITH A RANGE OF NUMBERS AND MONEY IN FAMILIAR AND ROUTINE SITUATIONS||30|
|VU21335||WORK WITH MEASUREMENT IN FAMILIAR AND ROUTINE SITUATIONS||30|
|VU21336||WORK WITH DESIGN AND SHAPE IN FAMILIAR AND ROUTINE SITUATIONS||30|
|VU21338||WORK WITH INTERPRET STATISTICAL INFORMATION IN FAMILIAR AND ROUTINE SITUATIONS||30|
|VU21349||INVESTIGATE THE AUSTRALIAN ELECTORAL SYSTEM||30|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 1.