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Course Duration:
6 months
Commencing in:
  • 2024

2024 Intake

Intake Date Campus Attendance Days
15/07/2024 Morwell Tuesday, Wednesday 9:30am-3:00pm, Thursday 9:00am-2:30pm

About this course

With a focus on reading, interpreting everyday text and developing mathematical knowledge to apply skills in everyday life situations, our Certificate I in General Education for Adults – Koorie will help you build social and educational confidence, so that you can pathway into other areas of interest.
Designed to be engaging and applied to everyday familiar situations, classes include in-class discussions, handouts, worksheets, verbal questions, observations, guest speakers as well as excursions into the community and industry.

Our Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) supports you with basic literacy, maths and general education skills to access further study or employment. You'll get the skills to document your learning and implement steps to reach your chosen goals.
Our teachers will be there to support and guide you through your entire learning journey, making you feel confident and comfortable to take those next steps.
Workforce Australia Participants studying within the General Education Certificates will meet their Points Target and minimum job search requirements with this course. A computer will be provided for research activities and IT skill development.

Career Opportunities

This is a Foundation based course that will lead on to further training opportunities

Opportunities for Further Study

22472VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults
22473 VIC certificate II in General Education for Adults

Skills or Knowledge gained

Students will learn:
The importance of documenting their learning to support their chosen goals
To develop, implement and review learning goals for the future
To read, interpret and evaluate familiar paper and web-based texts
To create a range of familiar and some less familiar texts with some specialised vocabulary and spelling
To interpret, estimate and calculate a range of simple numerical information for personal purposes such as budgeting, financial planning and maths for general living.
To use paper and web based mediums to engage with and create texts of limited complexity.
Digital Literacy and IT skills

Entry Requirements

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

Mandatory entry requirements:


Recommended entry Requirements:

Be at least 16 years old and no longer attending secondary school

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 I in General Education for Adults (Introductory).

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) $396.00 $1,980.00 $5,280.00
Materials fee* (GST exempt) $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
Total $496.00 $2,080.00 $5,380.00
VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with fees

Sample course units

CUAACD101 Use basic drawing techniques
CUADES201 Follow a design process
CUAPPR101 Use ideas and techniques to develop creative work
CUAPPR211 Make simple creative work
CUAPRI211 Develop printmaking skills
VU22358 Develop learning goals
VU22359 Conduct a project with guidance
VU22360 Engage with simple texts for personal purposes
VU22361 Engage with simple texts for learning purposes
VU22362 Engage with simple texts for employment purposes
VU22365 Create simple texts for personal purposes
VU22366 Create simple texts for learning purposes
VU22367 Create simple texts for employment purposes
VU22369 Work with simple numbers and money in familiar situations
VU22370 Work with simple measurements in familiar situations
VU22371 Work with simple design and shape in familiar situations
VU22372 Work with and interpret simple numerical information in familiar texts
VU23231 Explore your story
VU23243 Use recipes to prepare food

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.