Courses

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (CGEA)

22236VIC

CGEA 1 is designed for a range of students whose life experiences have limited their access to education, training and employment. The program focuses on the development of literacy skills to create and interpret simple, personally relevant texts and the application of numeracy skills in everyday familiar situations. Skills and knowledge are applied to develop and document a learning plan.

Did you leave school early, but need to improve your literacy, basic maths and general education skills? Gain new skills today and enrol in our Certificate I in General Education for Adults (CGEA).

The aim of this course is to develop literacy and numeracy skills to help you undertake further education and training, search for or maintain employment, and participate in the community. Computer skills are integrated into the classes.

Prior to entry your skills will be assessed by our experienced teachers. They will provide you with an individually tailored learning program suitable for your needs. Your pre-training assessment will examine your learning goals so they can be included in your program.

Government support

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.

Note: This course would suit a range of students whose life experiences have limited their access to education, training and employment.

Industry connections and resources

You will have access to our libraries, independent learning services including computer labs, as well as to vocational counselling, library facilities and sport and recreation facilities. Make the most of your time at Melbourne Polytechnic and enjoy some of the many student activities throughout the academic year.

Course outcomes

You will gain better literacy, language and numeracy skills required for general employment outcomes. You may also wish to pursue further study after this course.

Assessment

Assessment is continuous and ongoing. It focuses on the process of learning as well as the competencies states in the modules.

Local Students

Code

22236VIC

Campuses

EPPING, PRESTON, PRAHRAN

Department

Bridging and Prep
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: available
6 months
440 total nominal hours. If you do not complete your certificate in the six-month period, you may apply to extend your study time.

Part-time: available
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 Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$668
Ineligible:$3249
Concession:$134

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 Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Project, Written Activities, Portfolio

Materials

Students 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 Requirements

There 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 study

The 22236VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) provides a pathway into the 22237VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults.

Career Pathways

This 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.

Enrolment Intake

  • Rolling

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.

Code Subjects Hours
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

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.