6 months full time / available part time
6 months full time / available part time
If you left school early and want to improve your literacy and numeracy skills, you should consider Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory). Our course is designed for people who have had limited opportunities for study and work, and will improve your literacy skills and numeracy skills for everyday use. You will learn how to engage with simple texts, how to work with numbers and money and even how to use the internet and send emails. Your self-esteem and confidence will grow as your skills improve, and you’ll find independence and active participation in the community much easier.
Before you start the course, our helpful teachers will talk to you about your skills and goals. They will make a learning program for you based on your needs. Along with skills for the workplace and social and personal skills, you will learn skills to prepare you for future study, such as how to do a project and how to make a learning portfolio. 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). As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you will be able to use our libraries, computer labs and other student services, including sports facilities.
This course is the first step in improving your language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to improve your employability or to start working towards your dream career. These skills can help you find and keep a job and take part in the community. You can talk to the Melbourne Polytechnic team about using your new skills for further study to achieve your dream job.
"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
Numeracy only or Literacy only enrolments possible
Project, Written Activities, Portfolio
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|VU21331||CREATE TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORKPLACE||Core||25|
|VU21323||DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO||Core||20|
|VU21333||WORK WITH A RANGE OF NUMBERS AND MONEY IN FAMILIAR AND ROUTINE SITUATIONS||Core||30|
|VU21336||WORK WITH DESIGN AND SHAPE IN FAMILIAR AND ROUTINE SITUATIONS||Core||30|
|VU21332||CREATE TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY||Core||25|
|VU21349||IDENTIFY THE AUSTRALIAN ELECTORAL SYSTEM||Core||30|
|VU21328||ENGAGE WITH TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY||Core||25|
|VU21329||CREATE TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES||Core||25|
|VU21324||PLAN AND UNDERTAKE A PROJECT||Core||30|
|VU21335||WORK WITH MEASUREMENT IN FAMILIAR AND ROUTINE SITUATIONS||Core||30|
|BSBITU102||DEVELOP KEYBOARD SKILLS||Core||40|
|VU21330||CREATE TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||Core||25|
|VU21338||WORK WITH AND INTERPRET STATISTICAL INFORMATION IN FAMILIAR AND ROUTINE TEXTS||Core||30|
|VU21327||ENGAGE WITH TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES||Core||25|
|VU21326||ENGAGE WITH TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||Core||25|
|VU21325||ENGAGE WITH TEXTS OF LIMITED COMPLEXITY FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES||Core||25|
Studying at Melbourne Polytechnic
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Our Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic (SLAM) team run the fun stuff on campus: things like movie nights, bake sales, cook-offs, career expos, spring markets, and much more.Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic has a large range of specialist training facilities in health and community, construction, hospitality, education and more.Specialist Training Facilities
One of the most common misconceptions about scholarships is that you have to be 'top in your class' to apply. Melbourne Polytechnic scholarships are awarded on a range of criteria such as merit, your area of study and personal circumstances.Scholarships
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
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We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about TPPs here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
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