Course Type:
Accredited Course
Study Mode:
On Campus, Full Time, Part Time
9 months - 2 years
Starting Date:
Full time: Sale (FLC), Traralgon and Warragul: 13/02/2023
Part time: Bairnsdale: 13/02/2023
Bairnsdale, Sale (FLC), Traralgon, Warragul
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Course Overview

Not sure what you want to do after school? We get it, sometimes those choices are tough. But if you’re a student with an intellectual disability, it can be a challenge to figure out what you’d most like to do with your career.

This is where a Certificate I in Transition Education comes in handy. This course will give you the support and knowledge you need to discover which options are available to you.

Once you complete this course, there are so many options available to you. Depending on what areas interest you, you might find yourself volunteering in your local community, or move into assisted employment.

You can also choose to take your studies further by completing a Certificate I in Work Education, a Certificate II in Work Education, or a Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introduction).

All these courses will help to increase your employment opportunities and help you identify where you’d like your career to go and what areas interest you most. TAFE Gippsland will be here to help you make all those decisions when the time comes, so you can be sure you’ll feel supported.

Enrol in this course and discover pathways you haven’t thought of before that could open doors to a new career.

This course is certified under the Human Service Standards and ISO9001 compliance standards.


Campus Attendance Days
Sale FLC (Full time): 13/02/2023 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Traralgon (Full time): 13/02/2023 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Warragul (Full time): 13/02/2023 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday9:00am - 3:00pm
Bairnsdale (Part time): 13/02/2023 Monday, Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate I in Transition Education.

Career Opportunities

At this level students may find volunteering options or assisted employment outcomes within local industry

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

Entry to the Certificate I in Transition Education is intended for post compulsory school age learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive and/or intellectual disability.

In exceptional circumstances compulsory school age learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive and/or intellectual disability may be enrolled in the qualification, provided the Registered Training Organisation can establish:

  • the learner’s Secondary School is unable to meet their needs
  • the learner has a level of behavioural maturity that would allow them to develop the communication and interpersonal skills to interact with other learners

Permanent cognitive and/or intellectual disability must be evidenced. Evidence includes but is not limited to:

  • Formal assessment by a registered medical practitioner
  • Doctors / specialist reports
  • Attendance at a Specialist School / Special Developmental Schools
  • Integration support at school
  • Integration support at school with modified curriculum

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Course Structure

Sample course units

VU23057 Participate In Creative Activities
VU23043 Participate In Recreational Activities
VU23039 Use Technology For A Range Of Purposes
VU23038 Participate In The Community
VU22911 Write simple sentences
VU22910 Read simple sentences
VU23037 Explore future options for further training, work or community activities
VU23036 Participate in travel activities
VU23035 Explore self development
VU23034 Develop personal goals with support


Practical demonstrations, observations, work book, portfolios, group discussions, problem solving activities, oral questioning.