The 22471VIC Course in Initial General Education for Adults is aimed at adults with an intellectual disability, if you are culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD), if English is not your first language, or if you are looking to improve and develop your basic language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills. Units are contextualised to include practical activities linked to your local community.

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: 

  • Identifying and engaging with short, simple texts (reading and writing)
  • Building confidence to read familiar, everyday texts and speak using familiar, everyday words and sentences
  • Understanding Australian currency and using money in everyday situations
  • Face-to-face
  • 11 hours per week for 20 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 22471VIC Course in Initial General Education for Adults consists of 11 units:

  • Core – 1 unit
  • Core Skills Reading and Oracy – 3 units
  • Core Skills Writing – 3 Units
  • Core Skills Numeracy and Mathematics – 4 units

Core units include:

VU22342 Identify learning objectives
VU22344 Engage with short simple texts for learning purposes
VU22343 Engage with short simple texts for personal purposes
VU22347 Participate in short simple spoken interactions
VU22348 Create short simple texts for personal purposes
VU22349 Create short simple texts for learning 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

 

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

11 hours per week for 20 weeks

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