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
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.
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. This course is a pathway to higher learning such as Bridging Science, vocational education and training (VET) or tertiary studies.
Assessment is continuous and ongoing. It focuses on the process of learning as well as the competencies stated in the modules.
DepartmentBridging and Prep
390 nominal hours. If you have not completed the Certificate in the six-month period you can apply to continue/extend your studies.
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
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
Assessment MethodsObservation, Project, Written Activities, Presentation, 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 22473VIC Certificate 2 in General Education for Adults (Introductory) provides a pathway into the 22238VIC Certificate III in General Education for Adults.
Career PathwaysThis 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.
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.
|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.