Courses

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

22235VIC

Did you leave school early? Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) is for people who have had limited opportunities for study and work. This course will improve your literacy skills and numeracy skills for everyday use.

Improve your literacy and numeracy skills

In this course, you will learn to write and read simple texts. You will learn some maths that you need use every day. You will work on your computer skills. You will also learn how to do a project and how to make a learning portfolio.

Work with our friendly teachers

Before you start the course, our helpful teachers will talk to you about your skills and goals. They will make a learning program for you that matches your needs.

Get ready for study and work

At the end of this course, you will have improved literacy and numeracy skills. These new skills will help you do further study. They can also help you find and keep a job, and take part in the community.

How will I learn?

You will learn and get feedback through ongoing assessment.

Can I get government support for this course?

Yes. This course has Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) funding. You can get financial support through Austudy/Abstudy and Centrelink for jobseekers.

Local Students

Code

22235VIC

Campuses

EPPING, PRESTON, PRAHRAN

Department

Bridging and Prep
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: available
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

Part-time: available
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 Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$630
Ineligible:$3066
Concession:$126

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

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 22235VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) provides a pathway into the 22236VIC Certificate I 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

  • July
  • 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
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.