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Course Overview

Have you ever thought of joining the Australian Defence Force (ADF), but you don’t meet their requirements for enrolment? We have the solution!

After consultation with the ADF, this course was designed to enable access to the widest range of opportunities within the ADF by the nature of its varied units.  It offers core units of English, Maths and Project, as well as Science and IT electives.

This course will help you identify the skills you have and work towards strengthening them, while identifying any gaps where you may need to build your skills. When you enrol, you’ll be offered a variety of activities and assessments in a range of formats that address your needs and learning styles.

Taught online over a six-month period, there will be opportunities to discuss progress, any issues and get support through both access to virtual classroom sessions and Student Support Services. Our experienced and committed teachers are here to support your journey, so don’t be afraid to reach out!

All these options will enhance your employment opportunities with the ADF – sounds pretty good to us!

So go on - if you’re looking for an opportunity to join the ADF, the Certificate II in General Education for Adults (ADF Preparation) is the perfect platform to help you chase your career goals and pursue your passions.

Enrol today at TAFE Gippsland!


Skills for Education and Employment (SEE)

A specialised program funded by the Australian Government, SEE provides up to 650 hours of free accredited training for eligible job seekers. You will receive training to help you improve your skills, confidence and access to education and job opportunities.

Find out if you’re eligible for the SEE program and get a referral through your local Referring Agency. Check you eligibility now.


Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in General Education for Adults (ADF Preparation).

Career Opportunities

  • This course delivery is aimed at students wishing to seek employment with the Australian Defence Force.

Opportunities for Further Study

  • Further education at Certificate II or III levels
  • Employment with Australian Defence Force
  • Volunteering / Community work

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements

  • Be 17 years or older and wanting to enter the Australian Defence Force


Not Applicable

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

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Sample course units

Course units
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications
VU22432 Investigate Chemical Behaviour Of Common Substances
VU22431 Investigate Energy, Force And Matter
VU22414 Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes
VU22419 Create a range of complex texts for learning purposes
VU22424 Investigate and use simple mathematical formulae and problem solving techniques
VU22423 Investigate numerical and statistical information
VU22415 Engage with a range of complex texts for employment purposes
VU22420 Create a range of complex texts to participate in the workplace
VU22411 Research Pathways And Produce A Learning Plan And Portfolio
VU22412 Implement And Review A Project
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents


Questioning, Reports/Essays, Projects and portfolio.