12 months full time / available part time
12 months full time / available part time
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy will develop your literacy, numeracy and communication skills in preparation for the workplace. With changes in technology, literacy is more important than ever for job opportunities and socialising. You will learn to write simple sentences, communicate through conversation and develop basic numeracy skills using money, time, and measurement through hands-on activities. Your self-esteem and confidence will grow as your interpersonal skills improve.
Melbourne Polytechnic has decades of experience teaching literacy and numeracy skills, including active participation on the re-accreditation committee to ensure that your course is completely up-to-date. Your friendly teacher will work with you to develop an individualised program from beginning to end. Your learning will focus on the needs and opportunities that are relevant to you. Completing the course includes pathway planning, documenting your strengths and pathways and preparing an action plan for you to follow once the course is complete. At Melbourne Polytechnic, we limit class sizes to ten students to ensure you receive individual attention. As a Melbourne Polytechnic student you will have access to our libraries and learning services including computer labs, libraries and sporting facilities.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy is the first step on a path to your dream career. Using the skills learned through this course, you might find entry-level full-time, part-time or casual work. You could work in a wide variety of industries such as retail, hospitality, horticulture or animal studies.
"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."
Flexible delivery to meet your study needs
Assessment consists of demonstrations, verbal questioning, short answer, practical exercises, role play, reports and observation.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|VU21288||CREATE SHORT SIMPLE TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||Core||15|
|VU21740||READ SIMPLE SENTENCES||Core||70|
|VU21742||COMMUNICATE ORALLY USING SIMPLE SENTENCES||Core||35|
|VU21284||ENGAGE WITH SHORT SIMPLE TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES||Core||20|
|VU21756||USE SIMPLE SUBTRACTION SKILLS||Core||40|
|VU21755||USE SIMPLE ADDITION SKILLS||Core||40|
|VU21739||COMMUNICATE ORALLY USING PHRASES||Core||80|
|VU21751||USE METRIC WEIGHTS||Core||25|
|VU21754||USE COINS AND NOTES||Core||25|
Studying at Melbourne Polytechnic
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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.
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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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