The 22473VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults focuses on the development of literacy skills to create and engage with a range of familiar and unfamiliar complex text types. The focus is on interpreting and creating a range of structurally intricate paper-based and web-based text types which may include some specialisation and applying knowledge of everyday and formal numeracy in a range of contexts. Outcomes also focus on the skills and knowledge to conduct a project to investigate pathways and develop, implement and review a learning plan.

The course provides learners who have low literacy and numeracy skills with the opportunity to build confidence, re-engage with learning and pathway into AQF qualifications. 

Your training will focus on: 

  • Participating in spoken interactions
  • How to communicate in the workplace
  • How to work with formulae and prepare a personal budget
  • How to identify and engage with community groups

Graduates at this level will have cognitive skills to access, record and act on a defined range of information from a range of sources and cognitive and communication skills to apply and communicate known solutions to a limited range of predictable problems to:

  • develop a learning plan in relation to identified goals, assemble a portfolio, and evaluate progress in relation to goals
  • discuss aspects of own learning plan such as purpose and preferred learning styles to support the development of the plan
  • gather and analyse information from a variety of sources to complete a project
  • identify and address issues and barriers which affect project goals
  • select and apply reading strategies to interpret and analyse a range of familiar and unfamiliar texts
  • Face-to-face
  • 11 hours per week for 36 weeks
  • Bendigo and surrounding Central Victoria regions

Assessment may consist of:

  • Practical demonstration
  • Written answers to questions
  • Scenario-based assessments

Students must be 17 years old or older and have left mainstream education.

All students will engage in a language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy (LLND) activity to evaluate potential support requirements.

The 22473VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults consists of 11 units:

  • Core – 2 units
  • Core Skills Reading and Oracy – 2 units
  • Core Skills Writing – 2 units
  • Core Skills Numeracy and Mathematics – 2 units
  • Special interest electives – 3 units

Core units include:

VU22411 Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolios
VU22412 Implement and review a project

Fees vary due to government funding options available for some courses. Please contact us to confirm course fees.

11 hours per week for 36 weeks

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