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!
Taught on-campus for eight months, you’ll attend classes three days a week, giving you plenty of time to find work and start using your skills in a real workplace! Our expert teachers will guide you every step of the way, making sure you feel supported and confident to take the next steps.
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.
Bairnsdale: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am-3.00pm
Traralgon: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am-3.00pm
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Work Education.
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
- Further education certificate II or III VET courses
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
Specialist Course Information
Placement is arranged by:
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
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Sample course units
|VU22429 Investigate Features Of Australian Culture|
|FWPCOR2205 Follow WHS policies and procedures|
|VU22574 Investigate job opportunities|
|VU22575 Identify workplace expectations|
|VU22576 Undertake a work placement|
|VU22577 Develop independent travel skills|
|ICTICT103 Use, Communicate And Search Securely On The Internet|
|VU21666 Participate In Job Seeking Activities|
Questioning, Observation and Projects.