Courses

Certificate II in General Education for Adults (CGEA)

22473VIC

Certificate II in General Education for Adults is for students who have had limited access to education, training and employment. The program develops literacy skills to read, interpret, evaluate and create a range of texts. It also develops numeracy skills for everyday uses. You will learn how to do a project and to investigate pathways and develop, implement and review a learning plan.

Did you leave school early, but need to improve your literacy, basic maths and general education skills? Our Certificate II in General Education for Adults (CGEA) is for you.

You will improve on:

  • Basic algebra
  • Academic research
  • Essay writing and editing
  • Information technology
  • Sophisticated vocabulary
  • Structuring an argument
  • Statistics

Industry connections and resources

As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you will have access to all student services. These include our library, computer labs, SLAM student union, and sport facilities.

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.

Course outcomes

You will gain better literacy, language and numeracy skills required for general employment outcomes. This course is a pathway to higher learning such as Bridging Science, vocational education and training (VET) or tertiary studies.

Assessment

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

Local Students

Code

22473VIC

Campuses

PRESTON

Department

Bridging and Prep
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: available
390 nominal hours. If you have not completed the Certificate in the six-month period you can apply to continue/extend your studies.

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 Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$585
Ineligible:$2847
Concession:$117

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

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Observation, Project, Written Activities, Presentation, 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 22473VIC Certificate 2 in General Education for Adults (Introductory) provides a pathway into the 22238VIC Certificate III in General Education for Adults.

Career Pathways

This course is the first step in improving 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
BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents 60
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
VU21358 ENGAGE IN A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY 30
VU21359 CREATE A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES 30
VU21360 CREATE A RANGE OF TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES 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
VU21370 INVESTIGATE FEATURES OF AUSTRALIAN CULTURE 30

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.