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22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

National ID: 22476VIC State ID: BEH64
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Improve your reading, writing and mathematics skills.

This course assists you in developing initial skills in reading, writing and mathematics for personal growth, community participation and to pathway into employment and further education. Training is built around a flexible strength-based framework, allowing you to pursue your interests and incorporate your own life experiences into your learning. 

Using a combination of structured teaching and unstructured learning activities, you will build your skills in basic literacy and numeracy, documenting a personal study plan, and planning, carrying out and evaluating project goals to grow your confidence and employability skills.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Clarifying project goals with an appropriate support person 
  • Planning, carrying out and evaluating projects 
  • Developing and documenting a personal study plan 
  • Gather a portfolio of evidence with support 
  • Reading and interpreting short, explicit and personally relevant texts 
  • Creating simple, personally relevant texts using digital technology 
  • Applying simple mathematical knowledge in familiar and everyday situations
  • 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 

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


National ID Unit title
VU22358 Develop learning goals
VU22359 Conduct a project with guidance
VU22360 Engage with simple texts for personal purposes
VU22361 Engage with simple texts for learning purposes
VU22362 Engage with simple texts for employment purposes
VU22365 Create simple texts for personal purposes
VU22366 Create simple texts for learning purposes
VU22367 Create simple texts for employment purposes
VU22371 Work with simple design and shape 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
VU22450 Work with and interpret simple directions in familiar situations


National ID Unit title
VU21664 Prepare for employment
VU22104 Prepare simple budgets
VU22374 Develop verbal communication skills

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 or Jobs and Skills WA.

On Campus


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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 1 year
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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