- On campus
|Tuesday, Wednesday 9:30am-3:00pm, Thursday 9:00am-2:30pm
About this course
With a focus on reading, interpreting everyday text and developing mathematical knowledge to apply skills in everyday life situations, our Certificate I in General Education for Adults – Koorie will help you build social and educational confidence, so that you can pathway into other areas of interest.
Designed to be engaging and applied to everyday familiar situations, classes include in-class discussions, handouts, worksheets, verbal questions, observations, guest speakers as well as excursions into the community and industry.
Our Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) supports you with basic literacy, maths and general education skills to access further study or employment. You'll get the skills to document your learning and implement steps to reach your chosen goals.
Our teachers will be there to support and guide you through your entire learning journey, making you feel confident and comfortable to take those next steps.
Workforce Australia Participants studying within the General Education Certificates will meet their Points Target and minimum job search requirements with this course. A computer will be provided for research activities and IT skill development.
This is a Foundation based course that will lead on to further training opportunities
Opportunities for Further Study
22472VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults
22473 VIC certificate II in General Education for Adults
Skills or Knowledge gained
Students will learn:
The importance of documenting their learning to support their chosen goals
To develop, implement and review learning goals for the future
To read, interpret and evaluate familiar paper and web-based texts
To create a range of familiar and some less familiar texts with some specialised vocabulary and spelling
To interpret, estimate and calculate a range of simple numerical information for personal purposes such as budgeting, financial planning and maths for general living.
To use paper and web based mediums to engage with and create texts of limited complexity.
Digital Literacy and IT skills
Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: Yes
Mandatory entry requirements:
Recommended entry Requirements:
Be at least 16 years old and no longer attending secondary school
Limitations to course Entry:
Minimum Industry Requirement
Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No
Qualifications and Recognition - 2024
Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory).
Work Placement - 2024
Does this course require placement?: No
Further Information - 2024
|Fees and charges
|Government subsidised concession
|Full-fee paying student
|Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt)
|Materials fee* (GST exempt)
The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.
You can expect that:
- assessment methods are clear
- assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
- assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
- educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.