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22472VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults

National ID: 22472VIC State ID: BEH69
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A bridge into further education and employment. 

This is a bridging qualification for people of all cultural backgrounds and ages who want to improve their reading, writing, speaking and mathematics skills for employment, further training or participation within the community. This qualification approximates a year 9 high school level.

Using a combination of structured teaching and unstructured learning activities, you will build your skills in working with numbers and money, creating computer-based texts, directions, teamwork and job seeking to grow your confidence and employability skills. Training is built around a flexible strength-based framework, allowing you to pursue your interests and incorporate your own life experiences into your learning. 

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Engaging with and creating texts using digital technology 
  • Interpreting statistics using graphs, diagrams and charts 
  • Working with numbers and money 
  • Interpreting directions 
  • Teamwork and collaboration 
  • Job seeking 
  • You left mainstream education early 
  • You are an adult returning to lifelong learning 
  • English is your second language 
  • You have no or limited employment experience

This course has a flexible framework which allows students to pursue their interests and includes a combination of structured teaching and unstructured learning activities.

It works from a strength-based perspective to build confidence and values students’ life-experiences and uses them to develop their communication skills.

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.


National ID Unit title
VU22384 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio
VU22385 Plan and undertake a project
VU22386 Engage with texts of limited complexity for personal purposes
VU22387 Engage with texts of limited complexity for learning purposes
VU22388 Engage with texts of limited complexity for employment purposes
VU22391 Create texts of limited complexity for personal purposes
VU22392 Create texts of limited complexity for learning purposes
VU22393 Create texts of limited complexity to participate in the workplace
VU22395 Work with a range of numbers and money in familiar and routine situations
VU22396 Work with and interpret directions in familiar and routine situations
VU22397 Work with measurement in familiar and routine situations
VU22399 Work with design and shape in familiar and routine situations



National ID Unit title
BSBTEC101 Operate digital devices
VU21666 Participate in job seeking activities
VU22375 Apply basic computer skills to language learning
VU22376 Access the internet for language learning

This qualification prepares you for entry-level roles in the workplace and to pathway into higher level training. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .

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Tuition fee*

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Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Duration 2 years
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Wyndham Campus

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