Courses

Certificate II in General Education for Adults (CGEA)

Bridging Mathematics - Partial Qualification

22237VIC

The Certificate II in General Education for Adults (CGEA) - Bridging Maths, is a partial qualification designed for adults who left school early and are interested in, but do not have a background in mathematics and for school leavers who need to improve their knowledge of mathematics before further study.

Individual learning program

Did you leave school early and find you need to improve your numeracy skills to pursue higher or further education? If so, then this Bridging Maths program is probably for you. It is designed for a range of students whose life experiences have limited their access to education, training and employment.

Go on to further study

The course prepares you for entry into a range of additional courses that have a mathematics component, including our 22229VIC Diploma of Engineering Technology (Civil, Mechanical Building and Mechanical Manufacturing), or perhaps other Certificate II and III courses in a Trade.

Bridging Maths is offered through the Bridging and Preparatory Studies department and is suitable for overseas born students who have Mathematics in their own language but require further study in Australia.

What does this partial qualification involve?

Two (2) units from the Certificate II in General Education for Adults will be taught in this Bridging Maths program.

Prior to entry, you will be assessed by our passionate, 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.

The aim of the course is to:

  • fill gaps in your knowledge
  • understand concepts in maths and sciences
  • develop critical-thinking skills
  • build confidence in the best education environment

Subjects covered, include:

  • algebraic techniques
  • measurement
  • algebra

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.

Local Students

Code

22237VIC

Campuses

EPPING

Department

Bridging and Prep
03 9269 8400

Duration

Part-time: available
on Monday evenings only - 5:30pm-8:30pm

Class Schedule: *

Monday - 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:$585
Ineligible:$2847
Concession:$117

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

There are no exams. Assessment is continuous and ongoing, focusing on the process of learning as well as the competencies stated in the modules of the CGEA.

Materials

You will need to buy your own workbooks and stationery and we recommend you buy a calculator and a dictionary.
We will supply photocopied worksheets. You will also have access to a wide range of services and facilities at Melbourne Polytechnic, 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

Successful completion of the Bridging Maths program will enable you to go on and study a wider range of courses at a higher level, particularly Bridging science, VET or eventually other tertiary studies. With additional units and completing the remainder of the CertificateII, you may also pathway to our Certificate III in General Education for Adults

Career Pathways

This program is the first step in improving your mathematical/numeracy skills needed to improve your employability or to start working towards your dream career by being able to go on to further study

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • April
  • July
  • October
  • 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
VU21353 RESEARCH PATHWAYS AND PRODUCE A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO 20
VU21354 IMPLEMENT AND REVIEW A PROJECT 30
VU21355 ENGAGE WITH A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES 30
VU21356 ENGAGE WITH A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES 30
VU21360 CREATE A RANGE OF TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES 30
VU21362 CREATE A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY 30
VU21363 INVESTIGATE AND INTERPRET SHAPES AND MEASUREMENTS AND RELATED FORMULAE IN A RANGE OF CONTEXTS 50
VU21364 INVESTIGATE NUMERICAL AND STATISTICAL INFORMATION IN A RANGE OF CONTEXTS 50

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.