CGEA I (Intro) is designed for a range of students whose life experiences have limited their access to education, training and employment. It focuses on the development of literacy skills to create and interpret simple, personally relevant texts and numeracy skills for everyday familiar situations. Skills and knowledge are applied to develop and document a learning plan, prepare a portfolio to evidence learning and engage in a project.
Did you leave school early and find you need to improve your literacy and numeracy skills? If this is you, our open age course is for you.
Prior to entry, you will be assessed by our experienced teachers. They will provide you with an individually tailored learning program suitable for your needs. Pre-training assessment will examine your learning goals so they can be included in your program.
The aim is to develop literacy and numeracy skills to help you undertake further education and training. You will be able to search for and maintain employment, and participate fully in the community. Computer skills are integrated into classes.
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.
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 is continuous and ongoing. It focuses on the process of learning as well as the competencies states in the modules.
CampusesEPPING, PRESTON, PRAHRAN
DepartmentBridging and Prep
420 total nominal hours. If you don’t complete your Certificate in the six month period, you may apply to continue your studies by extension
Numeracy only or Literacy only enrolments possible
Class Schedule: *
Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
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 22235VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) provides a pathway into the 22236VIC Certificate I 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|
|VU21297||DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO WITH GUIDANCE||20|
|VU21298||Conduct a project with guidance||20|
|VU21299||ENGAGE WITH SIMPLE TEXTS FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES||25|
|VU21300||ENGAGE WITH SIMPLE TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||25|
|VU21301||ENGAGE WITH SIMPLE TEXTS FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES||25|
|VU21302||ENGAGE IN SIMPLE TEXTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY||25|
|VU21303||CREATE SIMPLE TEXTS FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES||25|
|VU21304||CREATE SIMPLE TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||25|
|VU21305||CREATE SIMPLE TEXTS FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES||25|
|VU21306||CREATE SIMPLE TEXTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY||25|
|VU21307||WORK WITH NUMBERS AND MONEY IN SIMPLE FAMILIAR SITUATIONS||30|
|VU21309||WORK WITH MEASUREMENTS IN SIMPLE, FAMILAR SITUATIONS||30|
|VU21310||WORK WITH SIMPLE DESIGN AND SHAPE IN FAMILIAR SITUATIONS||30|
|VU21312||WORK WITH AND INTERPRET STATISTICAL INFORMATION IN SIMPLE, FAMILAR TEXTS||30|
|VU21316||IDENTIFY AUSTRALIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSSUES||20|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.