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Course in Initial General Education for Adults

22471VIC

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Course in Initial General Education for Adults – 22471VIC

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Course Overview

Learn basic skills in literacy and numeracy and achieve a recognised qualification.

This course is for adults who may not have finished secondary school, but would like to undertake further study in the future. You'll learn the literacy and numeracy skills you need to succeed in an education environment.

This course is delivered on campus.

Career Pathways

This course will give you the skills you need to succeed in an education environment, and opens up opportunities for further study in an area that interests you.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory), or seek employment.

Course Dates & Times

Seymour - Wallis Street

22471VIC - SEE Referrals ONLY - 9:00am to 3:00pm - FULL YEAR / 2019

4 days per week - Starts 15 July - 9am to 3pm - Semester 2 / 2019

Starts Mon 3rd Feb, 4 days a week (6months), 9am - 3.30pm, rolling intakes/ 2020

SEE - Starts Mon 6th Jan, 4 days a week, 9am - 3.30pm, rolling intakes/ 2020

Shepparton - Fryers Street

22471VIC - SEE Referrals ONLY - 9:00am to 3:00pm - FULL YEAR / 2019

4 days per week - Starts 15 July - 9am to 3pm - Semester 2 / 2019

Starts Mon 3rd Feb, 4 days a week (6months), 9am - 3.30pm, rolling intakes/ 2020

SEE - Starts Mon 6th Jan, 4 days a week, 9am - 3.30pm, rolling intakes/ 2020

Wangaratta - Docker Street

22471VIC - SEE Referrals ONLY - 9:00am to 3:00pm - FULL YEAR / 2019

4 days per week - Starts 15 July - 9am to 3pm - Semester 2 / 2019

Starts Mon 3rd Feb, 4 days a week (6months), 9am - 3.30pm, rolling intakes/ 2020

SEE - Starts Mon 6th Jan, 4 days a week, 9am - 3.30pm, rolling intakes/ 2020

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard
$412.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$81.00
3. Full Fee
$563.00
Course Materials
$23.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2020 and may change without notice.

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 Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package requirements for this qualification.

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
Core Units
VU22342
Identify learning objectives
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 may include:

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

Karen Williams
Campus: Shepparton

Nisha Walker
Campus: Shepparton

Karen Vandesande
Campus: Wangaratta

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.

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.

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.

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.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

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

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

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.

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