Courses

Certificate I in Transition Education

Work Education Department

22301VIC

You may come to us from school. You want to learn independent life skills, gain more confidence and improve social skills to participate in the community or progress to further study after this course.

If you have an intellectual disability, autism or need support with your learning, we’ll teach you work and life skills.

We work with you, your family and advocate/carer to create an individual learning plan that meet your needs and goals.

You will learn in class of 10 students in a caring and supportive environment.

We help you get the skills you need as you move towards the next stage of your life:

  • Social skills
  • Reading and writing
  • Basic maths
  • Use of Public Transport—catch trains, trams and buses
  • Creative activities
  • Use technology safely

Core Subjects:

  • Individual Learning Plan
  • Community
  • Future Options
  • Technology

Electives:

  • My Budget & Life Skills Cooking
  • Communication Skills
  • Recreation and Health
  • Media Art
  • Dance and Movement

You could graduate ready to look for a job or you could choose another course:

Did you know…

Melbourne Polytechnic leads the education sector in experience and innovation for transition and work education. In 2018, we won ‘Inclusive Training Provider‘ in the Department of Education’s Victorian Training Awards (VTA).

You’ll learn at your own pace, grow and make friends along the way.

We are very experienced at teaching students who live with a disability so you will have the support you need.

Why study transition education at Melbourne Polytechnic?

You’ll benefit from interactions with:

  • Darebin City Council
  • Consumer Affairs Victoria
  • Metro Trains – Community Education Unit
  • Ambulance, Police and Fire Services
  • TREV—Sports Tournament

Why study at Melbourne Polytechnic?

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering job-related training since 1912. We offer modern, hands-on TAFE (VET) and higher education (degree) programs. You’ll learn real-life skills for real-world workplaces from our enthusiastic teachers. We are the largest training provider in Melbourne’s north with six campuses plus a campus in Prahran.

Local Students

Code

22301VIC

Campuses

Preston, Prahran

Department

Work Education
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 12 months

Part-time: 2 years


Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
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

Flexible, Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$1400
Ineligible:$15000
Concession:$280

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

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Assessment Methods

Assessment need not take place at the end of every learning outcome and you may be assessed using an integrated approach. Learning outcomes may be grouped together and assessment of the module may be achieved through an activity that takes into account all learning outcomes. Assessment methods will respect your learning style and may include discussion, demonstration, oral questioning, short answer, practical exercise, role play, recorded report and observation. Methods may be varied in response to specific learning needs

Materials

You need to supply:
  • paper and pen
  • folder
  • mobile phone (to monitor time)
  • topped-up MYKI card for excursions

No books are required.

Entrance Requirements

You’ll be asked to complete an entry report and an interview. You’ll be 16 years or over, have special learning needs (intellectual/learning disability, autism spectrum, ABI or other) and the potential and motivation for employment. You’re interested in working in a Melbourne Polytechnic-based program. You have the support of your family/advocate.

Pathways to further study

The more education you complete, the more job opportunities you’ll have. You can use this course as a pathway into courses as varied as:
  • Certificate I in Work Education
  • Certificate I in General Education for Adults
  • Certificate II in Retail Baking Assistance
  • Certificate II in Visual Arts
  • Certificate II in Animals Studies
  • Certificate II in Painting and Decorating

Career Pathways

This course will provide the essential foundation to increasing your confidence, life skills and exploring future options, work interests and pathways.

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • April
  • July

International Students

Code

22301VIC

CRICOS Code

094458K

Campuses

Preston

Duration

Full-time: 12 months

Modes of Delivery

Flexible, Classroom

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $9500
  • Tuition fees per year: $19000
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Assessment Methods

Assessment need not take place at the end of every learning outcome and you may be assessed using an integrated approach. Learning outcomes may be grouped together and assessment of the module may be achieved through an activity that takes into account all learning outcomes. Assessment methods will respect your learning style and may include discussion, demonstration, oral questioning, short answer, practical exercise, role play, recorded report and observation. Methods may be varied in response to specific learning needs

Pathways to further study

The more education you complete, the more job opportunities you’ll have. You can use this course as a pathway into courses as varied as:
  • Certificate I in Work Education
  • Certificate I in General Education for Adults
  • Certificate II in Retail Baking Assistance
  • Certificate II in Visual Arts
  • Certificate II in Animals Studies
  • Certificate II in Painting and Decorating

Career Pathways

This course will provide the essential foundation to increasing your confidence, life skills and exploring future options, work interests and pathways.

Enrolment Intake

  • February
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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
VU21046 PREPARE SIMPLE BUDGET 20
VU21298 CONDUCT A PROJECT WITH GUIDANCE 20
VU21734 RECOGNISE AND USE TIME 40
VU21741 WRITE SIMPLE SENTENCES 70
VU21742 COMMUNICATE ORALLY USING SIMPLE SENTENCES 35
VU21743 GIVE AND FOLLOW SIMPLE DIRECTIONS 25
VU21776 DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN WITH SUPPORT 150
VU21777 ENHANCE SELF DEVELOPMENT 150
VU21778 PARTICIPATE IN TRAVEL ACTIVITIES 150
VU21779 INVESTIGATE FUTURE OPTIONS FOR FURTHER TRAINING, WORK OR COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES 150
VU21780 PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY 150
VU21781 USE TECHNOLOGY FOR A RANGE OF PURPOSES 150
VU21782 EXPLORE PERSONAL HEALTH ISSUES 50
VU21783 ACCESS THE MEDIA 50
VU21785 PARTICIPATE IN RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 50
VU21786 PARICIPATE IN CREATIVE ACTIVITIES 50
VU21787 APPLY COMMUNICATION FOR A RANGE OF PURPOSES 50
VU21788 APPLY NUMERACY TO A RANGE OF PURPOSES 50