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Certificate I in Transition Education

Code: 22567VIC

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Overview

Campus
Campus
Duration

12 months full time / 2 years part time

Next Intake

Ongoing, February

Next Intake

February

Learn independent life and social skills

If you are not quite ready for work but interested in learning skills valued by employers in the workplace such as independence, team work, communication, recreation and social skills, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in Transition Education 22567VIC is for you. You will explore and participate in work and community activities. The skills you’ll learn will depend on your goals and abilities and include using public transport, using technology safely, social skills, reading and writing, budgeting, basic cooking, recreation and health, creative media, dance and movement and exploring future options. Your self-esteem and confidence will grow as your interpersonal skills improve, and you’ll find independence and active participation in the community much easier.

Learn from the best in Victoria

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). We are very experienced at teaching students with a disability so you can be confident that you will have the support you need. We’ll work with you, your family and advocate or carer to create an individual learning plan based on your needs and goals so you can learn at your own pace. Your class will have a maximum of ten students to ensure you have you have an individualised program in a caring and supportive environment. You’ll benefit from real-life interactions with Darebin City Council, Consumer Affairs Victoria, Metro Trains Community Education Unit, Ambulance, Police and Fire Services and the TREV Sports Tournament. The course also includes three workshops for Parents as Career Partners.

Get ready for the workplace

This course will provide the essential foundation to increasing your confidence, independence and life skills. You could graduate and choose another course, such as Certificate I in Work Education 22566VIC – General, Hospitality or Ignition Theatre streams or Certificate II in Work Education 22481VIC

Career Pathways

Where will the Certificate I in Transition Education 22567VIC take me?

This course will provide the essential foundation to increasing your confidence, life skills and exploring future options, work interests and pathways.

Study Pathways

The more education you complete, the more job opportunities you’ll have. You can use this course as a pathway into courses as varied as:
  • Certificate I in Work Education
  • Certificate I in General Education for Adults
  • Certificate I in Initial Adult literacy & Numeracy
  • Certificate II in Visual Arts
  • Certificate II in Animals Studies
  • Certificate II in Painting and Decorating
I'm so happy that I was able to have the opportunity to have [the Work Education teachers] be there for the support that I needed.
Carol-Anne Freeling
Certificate II in Work Education 22481VIC, Outstanding Student of the Year 2020 Award Winner
Portrait of Carol Anne Freeling

Course Details

Delivery methods

  • Flexible
  • Classroom

Class Schedule

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM

Assessment Methods

You may be assessed using an integrated approach. Learning outcomes may be grouped together and assessment of the module may be achieved through an activity that takes into account all learning outcomes. Assessment methods will respect your learning style and may include discussion, demonstration, oral questioning, short answer, practical exercise, role play, recorded report and observation. Methods may be varied in response to specific learning needs

Units of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subject Elective Hours
VU22104 Prepare simple budgets Elective 20
VU22351 Create short simple texts to participate in the community Elective 15
VU22904 Recognise and use time Elective 40
VU22913 Give and follow simple direction Elective 25
VU23033 Explore a micro business opportunity Elective 50
VU23034 Develop personal goals with support Core 150
VU23035 Explore self-development Core 150
VU23036 Participate in travel activities Core 150
VU23037 Explore future options for further training, work or community activities Core 150
VU23038 Participate in the community Core 150
VU23039 Use Technology for a range of purpose Core 150
VU23040 Explore personal well being Elective 50
VU23041 Access the media Elective 50
VU23043 Participate in Recreational activities Elective 50
VU23044 Apply communication for personal purposes Elective 50
VU23045 Apply Numeracy to a range of purposes Elective 50
VU23057 Participate in creative activities Elective 50

Attend an Information Session

Our information sessions will give you an in-depth look at your chosen area of study and answer your questions about your course.

Fees & Costs

Tuition Fees
Concession Government subsidised fee Non-subsidised fee
Tuition fee $340 $1700 $19200
Materials fee $0 $0 $0
Maximum annual amenities $175 $250 $250
Total payable $515 $1950 $19450
Per year $
Per semester $

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.

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 2021. 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.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Fees explained

The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment. 

Check your eligibility here.

The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.

Check your eligibility here.

Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:

  • Commonwealth Health Care card, or
  • Pensioner Concession card, or
  • Any dependent spouse or dependent child of one of the above cardholders, or
  • Veterans Gold card.

The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • Asylum Seekers and victims of human trafficking

Additional expenses

The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:

  • $250 for full fee-paying students; and
  • $175 for concession-paying students studying Certificate I, II, III, or IV.

Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.

You need to supply:
  • paper and pen
  • folder
  • mobile phone (to monitor time)
  • topped-up MYKI card for excursions

No books are required.

Work Education courses at Melbourne Polytechnic

Certificate I in Food Processing - Work Education FBP10121
Foundation Skills - Full Time - Preston
Foundation Skills - Full Time - Preston
Learn the skills you need to gain employment in food production or a kitchen with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Food Processing.
Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy 22555VIC
Foundation Skills - Full Time - Preston
Foundation Skills - Full Time - Preston
Our 22555VIC Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy will help develop your literacy, numeracy and communication skills for the workplace. This training will improve your interpersonal skills and increase your self-esteem and confidence.
Certificate I in Work Education - Ignition Theatre 22566VIC
Theatre, Foundation Skills - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Theatre, Foundation Skills - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Are you aged 16 years and above? Do you want to learn life and work skills before you look for a job? Could you be planning to do more study?
Certificate I in Work Education - General 22566VIC
Foundation Skills - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Foundation Skills - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Work Education 22566VIC will help you find your niche. Whether your goal is to go on to further study or to gain employment, we’ll design an individual education program to meet your learning needs.
Certificate II in Work Education 22481VIC
Foundation Skills - Full Time - Preston
Foundation Skills - Full Time - Preston
Develop skills in both the classroom and on the job in the Certificate II in Work Education 22481VIC. You’ll learn vocational, job-seeking, teamwork and communication skills. Our qualified advisors and educators will help you respond to a continually changing world.
Certificate I in Work Education - Hospitality 22566VIC
Foundation Skills, Hospitality - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Foundation Skills, Hospitality - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Work Education 22566VIC (Hospitality) will help you find your niche in hospitality. Whether your goal is to do further study or to gain employment, we’ll design an individual education program to meet your learning needs

Requirements

Applicants to complete a Work Education program application for interview form, which will be followed by an interview.

To apply you will need:

Applicants for this program will have a disability, e.g. Intellectual Disability, Autism, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).

Applicants to complete a Work Education program application for interview form, which will be followed by an interview.

To apply you will need:

    an application form
  • to have an interview
  • to be at least 16 years old
  • support of family/advocate

Applicants for this program will have a disability, e.g. Intellectual Disability, Autism, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).

Next Steps

Work Education students are required to complete and return an application form and attend an informal interview to find the best suited class and discuss any additional requirements that may be needed to support studies. All future students who have submitted an application will be contacted via email to schedule the interview between August and December.

Students will need to also organise a Unique Student Identifier (USI) if they don't have one. This can be done online. Please bring this along to the interview session with any other documents and identification required which will be outlined to you in the email.

When we receive your application, the International Office will be in contact with you shortly to discuss your application and provide you additional instructions.

If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call +61 3 9269 8400

Recognising Organisations

Nationally Recognised Training

Nationally Recognised Training This course is government accredited and has national recognition.

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