Course Type:
Accredited Course
Study Mode:
On Campus, Full Time, Part Time
8 months
Starting Date:
Traralgon: 13/02/2023
Warragul: 13/02/2023
Bairnsdale, Traralgon
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Course Overview

If you have an intellectual disability and you need a bit of support with finding employment, a Certificate II in Work Education is a great stepping-stone.

This course will give you the opportunity to get hands-on experience in simulated and real workplaces. It will help you develop employment skills, knowledge and behaviours, making you more confident in the workplace.

You’ll also gain skills in job seeking, personal management, teamwork, communication, literacy and numeracy and using common technology. With this qualification, you’ll be on your way to finding the right job for you!

And when you finish this course, the outcomes are up to you. You choose which electives suit your interests, meaning you can then find work in a supported work environment or undertake volunteering to gain additional confidence and build on employability skills – how good!

You might even want to take your studies further by finding further work placements, employment part time or full time, do some volunteering, or even keep studying.

Don’t worry, we will be here to take you through all of the options when the time comes, because we know those decisions are never easy!

Enrol today in the Certificate II in Work Education and help get yourself into the workforce sooner in an environment you’re passionate about.


Traralgon: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am-3.00pm
Warragul: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.00am-3.00pm

Qualifications and Recognition

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

Career Opportunities

At this level learners would be able seek employment in a supported work environment or undertake volunteering to gain additions confidence and build on employability skills

Opportunities for Further Study

  • Further work placements
  • Employment par time or full time
  • Volunteering
  • Further education certificate II or III VET courses

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

Entry to the 22481VIC Certificate II in Work Education is restricted to post compulsory school age learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment / intellectual disability.

Permanent cognitive impairment / intellectual disability must be evidenced. Evidence could include but is not limited to:

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

While learners may also have the following conditions, these alone do not constitute a permanent cognitive impairment / intellectual disability:

  • Social and / or emotional issues
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Specific learning difficulties
  • Mental health conditions
  • Physical disabilities

Recommended entry requirements

  • Completion of 22302VIC Certificate I in Work Education
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively to attend a work placement

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



200 Hours
Placement is arranged by:

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

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Course Structure

Sample course units

VU21666 Participate In Job Seeking Activities
ICTICT103 Use, Communicate And Search Securely On The Internet
VU22577 Develop independent travel skills
VU22576 Undertake a work placement
VU22575 Identify workplace expectations
VU22574 Investigate job opportunities
FWPCOR2205 Follow WHS policies and procedures
BSBINM201 Process and maintain workplace information
VU22429 Investigate Features Of Australian Culture


Questioning, Observation and Projects.