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Mode of Delivery:
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Course Duration:
1 year
Commencing in:
  • 2024

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About this course

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.
Intended to support post compulsory school aged learners with permanent intellectual disabilities to develop employment ready skills, knowledge and behaviours, this course will give you the opportunity to get hands-on experience in simulated and real workplaces.
Taught on-campus over one year, you’ll attend classes four days a week, giving you plenty of time to find work and start using your skills in a real workplace!

Enrol today in the Certificate II in Work Education and help get yourself into the workforce sooner in an environment you’re passionate about.
You’ll develop employment skills, knowledge and behaviours, making you more confident in the workplace while gaining 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!
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 can 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!

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

A range of potential pathways from the qualification are possible where units of competency from accredited courses or endorsed training packages are completed as part of this course. units already completed in this course will be credited towards the relevant training package or accredited course qualification.

Skills or Knowledge gained

Student Facing Field
• Skills to:
- Identify personal employment goals and opportunities
- Follow WHS/OHS procedures including reporting hazards
- Communicate verbally and in writing
- Manage self as a worker
• Knowledge of:
- Tasks and working environments of industry sectors of interest
- Workplace safety
- General workplace expectations of employees
- Communication procedures / protocols

Entry Requirements

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

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

Limitations to course Entry:


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 II in Work Education.

Work Placement - 2024

Does this course require placement?: Yes

50 hours

Placement to be arranged by: Institute

Further Information - 2024


Fees and charges Government subsidised concession Government subsidised Full-fee paying student
Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt) $293.70 $1,468.50 $8,143.50
Materials fee* (GST exempt) $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
Total $443.70 $1,618.50 $8,293.50
VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Sample course units

ICPDMT3210 Capture digital images
ICPDMT3220 Edit digital images
MSMWHS200 Work safely
PUATEA001 Work in a team
VU22367 Create simple texts for employment purposes
VU22391 Create texts of limited complexity for personal purposes
VU23470 Investigate job opportunities
VU23471 Identify workplace expectations
VU23472 Undertake a work placement
VU23473 Develop independent travel skills

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.