Course in Initial General Education for Adults

Course Code 22471VIC
Campus Seymour - Wallis Street, Shepparton - Fryers Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street
Duration 225 hours

Course Overview

The 22471VIC Course in Initial General Education for Adults is the recognised qualification to achieve basic skills in literacy and numeracy.

The 22471VIC Course in Initial General Education for Adults provides students with the opportunity to improve their literacy and numeracy skills. This course is for people who may not have completed their High School/Secondary College education and who are wanting to go onto undertake other courses in the future.

This course is delivered on campus. You will be enrolled into a current qualification.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

Further studies
After gaining the 22471VIC Course in Initial Education for Adults, you might wish to undertake further study in the 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory), or gain employment.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Seymour – Wallis Street 4 days per week – Starts October – 9am to 3pm – Semester 2 / 2018
Seymour – Wallis Street 22471VIC – SEE Referrals ONLY – SEMESTER 2 / 2018
Seymour – Wallis Street 4 days per week – Starts 28 January – 9am to 3pm – Semester 1 / 2019
Seymour – Wallis Street 22471VIC – SEE Referrals ONLY – 9:00am to 3:00pm – FULL YEAR / 2019
Seymour – Wallis Street 4 days per week – Starts 15 July – 9am to 3pm – Semester 2 / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street 22471VIC – SEE Referrals ONLY – SEMESTER 2 / 2018
Shepparton – Fryers Street 4 days per week – Starts October – 9am to 3pm – Semester 2 / 2018
Shepparton – Fryers Street 4 days per week – Starts 28 January – 9am to 3pm – Semester 1 / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street 22471VIC – SEE Referrals ONLY – 9:00am to 3:00pm – FULL YEAR / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street 4 days per week – Starts 15 July – 9am to 3pm – Semester 2 / 2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street 4 days per week – Starts October – 9am to 3.30pm – Semester 2 / 2018
Wangaratta – Docker Street 22471VIC – SEE Referrals ONLY – SEMESTER 2 / 2018
Wangaratta – Docker Street 4 days per week – Starts 28 January – 9am to 3pm – Semester 1 / 2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street 22471VIC – SEE Referrals ONLY – 9:00am to 3:00pm – FULL YEAR / 2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street 4 days per week – Starts 15 July – 9am to 3pm – Semester 2 / 2019

Attendance and Commitment

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

You will be enrolled in 225 hours of training.

Course Co-ordinator

Name: Karen Williams
Location: Seymour

Name: Judith Joy
Location: Shepparton

Name: Karen Vandesande
Location: Wangaratta

Fee Information
Type Cost
Govt Subsidised-Standard $391.50
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession $78.30
Full Fee $391.50
Course Materials $22.50


Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019.   For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Training package entry requirements
It is recommended that participants in the 22471VIC Course in Initial General Education for Adults should have literacy & numeracy skills which are equivalent to Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 1.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview with the Course Coordinator
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
Units of Competency

22471VIC – Core Units
VU22342 – Identify learning objectives

22471VIC – Elective Units
VU22343 – Engage with short simple texts for personal purposes
VU22344 – Engage with short simple texts for learning purposes
VU22345 – Engage with short simple texts for employment purposes
VU22346 – Engage with short simple texts to participate in the community
VU22348 – Create short simple texts for personal purposes
VU22349 – Create short simple texts for learning purposes
VU22350 – Create short simple texts for employment purposes
VU22351 – Create short simple texts to participate in the community
VU22352 – Recognise numbers and money in simple, highly familiar situations
VU22353 – Recognise, give and follow simple and familiar directions
VU22354 – Recognise measurements in simple, highly familiar situations
VU22355 – Recognise shape and design in simple, highly familiar situations
VU22356 – Recognise and locate simple numerical information in short, simple highly familiar texts
VU22357 – Recognise and locate numerical information in simple, highly familiar tables and graphs

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • Practical demonstrations
  • Written tasks
  • Oral assessments/presentations
  • Portfolios
  • Audio/visual records
Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
Information Sessions

For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.

Enrolment

Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Individual Needs

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

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