Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

Course Code 22476VIC
Campus Seymour - Wallis Street, Shepparton - Fryers Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street
Duration 420 hours

Course Overview

The 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) is the recognised qualification to further build on basic literacy and numeracy skills.

The 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) provides students with the opportunity to further 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 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory), you might wish to undertake further study in the 22472VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults, or gain employment.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Seymour – Wallis Street 4 Days a Week – 9am to 3pm / 2018
Seymour – Wallis Street SEE Referrals Only – 4 Days a Week – 9am to 3.30pm / 2018
Seymour – Wallis Street Starts Mon 28th Jan, 4 days a week, 9am to 3pm, Public /2019
Seymour – Wallis Street SEE, Starts Mon 7th Jan, 4 days a week, 9am to 3pm / 2019
Seymour – Wallis Street Starts Mon 15th July, 4 days a week, 9am to 3pm, Public /2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street PATHWAYS – 4 Days a Week – 9am to 3pm / 2018
Shepparton – Fryers Street SEE Referrals Only – 4 Days a Week – 9am to 3.30pm / 2018
Shepparton – Fryers Street Pathways, Starts Mon 28th Jan, 4 days a week, 9am to 3pm, Public /2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street SEE, Starts Mon 7th Jan, 4 days a week, 9am to 3pm / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street Pathways, Starts Mon 15th July, 4 days a week, 9am to 3pm, Public /2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street PATHWAYS – 4 Days a Week – 9am to 3pm / 2018
Wangaratta – Docker Street SEE Referrals Only – 4 Days a Week – 9am to 3.30pm / 2018
Wangaratta – Docker Street Pathways, Starts Mon 28th Jan, 4 days a week, 9am to 3pm, Public /2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street SEE, Starts Mon 7th Jan, 4 days a week, 9am to 3pm / 2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street Pathways, Starts Mon 15th July, 4 days a week, 9am to 3pm, 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.

Course Co-ordinator

Name: Karen Williams
Location: Seymour

Fee Information
Type Cost
Govt Subsidised-Standard $730.80
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession $146.16
Full Fee $730.80
Course Materials $42.00


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 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) should have literacy & numeracy skills which are equivalent to Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 2.

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

22476VIC – Core Units
VU22359 – Conduct a project with guidance
VU22358 – Develop learning goals

22476VIC – Elective Units
BSBITU101 – Operate a personal computer
BSBITU102 – Develop keyboard skills
VU22360 – Engage with simple texts for personal purposes
VU22361 – Engage with simple texts for learning purposes
VU22362 – Engage with simple texts for employment purposes
VU22363 – Engage with simple texts to participate in the community
VU22365 – Create simple texts for personal purposes
VU22366 – Create simple texts for learning purposes
VU22367 – Create simple texts for employment purposes
VU22368 – Create simple texts to participate in the community
VU22369 – Work with simple numbers and money in familiar situations
VU22370 – Work with simple measurements in familiar situations
VU22372 – Work with and interpret simple numerical information in familiar texts
VU22373 – Work with and interpret simple statistical information in familiar texts

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.