Certificate II in General Education for Adults

Course Code 22473VIC
Campus Seymour - Wallis Street, Shepparton - Fryers Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street
Duration 380 hours

Course Overview

The 22473VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults is the recognised education program that supports students who wish to continue their education at TAFE or university.

This course will assist you in improving your reading, writing and numeracy skills in readiness for further education and training within the vocational education and training (VET) and university sectors. The class is delivered with a range of learning groups and you will be expected to work independently at times.

This course is delivered on campus and supports students who wish to continue their education at TAFE or university level. You will be enrolled into a current qualification.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

Further studies
After gaining the 22473VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults, you might wish to undertake further study in the 22474VIC Certificate III in General Education for Adults, or gain employment.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Seymour – Wallis Street Pathways, Starts October, 3 Days a week, 9am to 4.30pm, 2018
Seymour – Wallis Street Pathways, Starts Mon 28th Jan, 3 days a week, 9am to 4pm, Public / 2019
Seymour – Wallis Street Pathways, Starts Mon 15th July, 3 days a week, 9am to 4pm, Public / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street FirsTEP, Starts October, 3 Days a week, 9am to 4.30pm, 2018
Shepparton – Fryers Street FirsTEP, Starts Mon 11th Feb, 3 days a week, 9am to 4.30pm, Public / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street FirsTEP, Starts Mon 15th July, 3 days a week, 9am to 4.30pm, Public / 2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street Pathways, Starts October, 3 Days a week, 9am to 4.30pm, 2018
Wangaratta – Docker Street FirsTEP, Starts Mon 11th Feb, 3 days a week, 9am to 4.30pm, Public / 2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street FirsTEP, Starts Mon 15th July, 3 days a week, 9am to 4.30pm, Public / 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 are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and also complete some study at home, in your own time.
An example of the commitment required for this course is:

  • Classroom 3 days per week, from 9am-4.00pm
Course Co-ordinator

Name: Kerry Simpson
Location: Seymour

Name: Alison Hatt
Location: Seymour

Name: Karen Vandesande
Location: Wangaratta

Name: Jane Leonard
Location: Shepparton

Fee Information
Type Cost
Govt Subsidised-Standard $661.20
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession $132.24
Full Fee $661.20
Course Materials $38.00


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 22473VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults should have literacy & numeracy skills which are equivalent to Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3.

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

22473VIC – Core Units
VU22412 – Implement and review a project
VU22411 – Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio

22473VIC – Elective Units
BSBCMM201 – Communicate in the workplace
BSBITU201 – Produce simple word processed documents
BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others
ICTICT103 – Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
PUATEA001B – Work in a team
VU22413 – Engage with a range of complex texts for personal purposes
VU22414 – Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes
VU22415 – Engage with a range of complex texts for employment purposes
VU22416 – Engage with a range of complex texts to participate in the community
VU22418 – Create a range of complex texts for personal purposes
VU22419 – Create a range of complex texts for learning purposes
VU22420 – Create a range of complex texts to participate in the workplace
VU22421 – Create a range of complex texts to participate in the community
VU22422 – Investigate and interpret shapes and measurements and related formulae
VU22423 – Investigate numerical and statistical information
VU22424 – Investigate and use simple mathematical formulae and problem solving techniques
VU22429 – Investigate features of Australian culture

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?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.