Did you leave school early, but you want to improve your literacy, maths and general education skills? Get the skills you need for employment and further study with the Certificate III in General Education for Adults (CGEA).
Certificate III in General Education for Adults is for students who have had limited access to education, training and employment. In this course, you will develop your literacy and numeracy skills. In literacy, you will learn how to read, to write, and to engage with a range of texts. In numeracy, you will learn how to use maths in everyday and formal situations. You will also learn how to do a project, how to research, and how to follow a learning plan.
Improve your skills in:
- Academic research
- Essay writing and editing
- Sophisticated vocabulary and syntax
- Information technology
- Algebraic techniques
- Statistical analysis
Industry connections and resources
As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you will have access to our libraries and other student services.
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.
This course will help you improve your literacy, language and numeracy skills so you can find employment. When you finish this course, you can also move on to higher learning courses like 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
370 nominal hours. If you have not completed your Certificate in the six-month period, you can apply to extend or continue 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 MethodsProject, Written Activities, 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 studySuccessful completion of this course will enable you to study a wide range of courses at a higher level such as Bridging science, VET or Tertiary studies.
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.
|ICTICT103||Use, communicate and search securely on the internet||50|
|VU21355||ENGAGE WITH A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES||30|
|VU21375||EVALUATE PATHWAY OPTIONS, DESIGN A LEARNING PLAN AND COMPILE A PORTFOLIO||30|
|VU21377||ENGAGE WITH A RANGE OF HIGHLY COMPLEX TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||30|
|VU21380||CREATE A RANGE OF HIGHLY COMPLEX TEXTS FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES||30|
|VU21381||CREATE A RANGE OF HIGHLY COMPLEX TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||30|
|VU21383||Analayse and evaluate numerical and statistical information||50|
|VU21385||USE FORMAL MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES TO ANALYSE AND SOLVE PROBLEMS||50|
|VU21389||DESIGN AND REVIEW A PROJECT||40|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.