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Course Overview

Course Type:
Accredited course
Mode of Delivery:
On Campus

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Course Duration:
36 weeks
Commencing in:
  • 2024

No upcoming intakes for this course this year.
Please enquire for more information or to express your interest in this course.

About this course

Reach your full potential.
You'll learn in a small, friendly and supportive creating a stimulating learning environment that aims to help you become active participants in your community and to develop life skills to support your future career or opportunities for further study.

This post-secondary program provides options for people who have individual and/ or special learning needs.
With a focus on working towards independence, this course will help you reach your full potential by following interests that will help you participate in the community and pursuing interests that motivate you.
Develop skills for life, self-development and future employment or study with a 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

22566VIC Certificate I in Work Education
22481VIC Certificate II in Work Education
22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introduction)

Skills or Knowledge gained

Confidence building
Improved self development
Understanding rights and responsibilities
Travel and mobility for more independence
Community involvement
Goal setting and pathway planning
IT, digital literacy and cyber safety
Basic numeracy for budgeting, telling the time, measurements and weights for a variety of purposes
Reading and writing
Team work

Entry Requirements

Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: Yes

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

Minimum Industry Requirement

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Requirements

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 Transition Education.

Work Placement - 2024

Does this course require placement?: No

Further Information - 2024


Fees and charges Government subsidised concession Government subsidised Full-fee paying student
Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt) $392.70 $1,963.50 $19,218.50
Materials fee* (GST exempt) $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
Total $542.70 $2,113.50 $19,368.50
VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Sample course units

VU22910 Read simple sentences
VU22911 Write simple sentences
VU23034 Develop personal goals with support
VU23035 Explore self development
VU23036 Participate in travel activities
VU23037 Explore future options for further training, work or community activities
VU23038 Participate in the community
VU23039 Use technology for a range of purposes
VU23043 Participate in recreational activities
VU23057 Participate in creative activities

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.