Certificate I in General Education For Adults
|Study Area(s):||Adult Literacy and Basic Education|
|Course Length:||Full-time (6 months)|
Part-time night (1 year)
|Mid-year Entry:||This course accepts mid-year applications.|
This course is designed to provide students with general education skills in reading and writing, oral communication, numeracy and mathematics; along with general modules that may include computers.
Your skill level will determine the level you enter the program. Not all students want to complete all of the streams listed for the CGEA so the Certificates are packaged into smaller programs with a specific focus. There are three program options available: Adult Literacy and Basic Education, New Beginnings: Program for Women, Numeracy and Mathematics.
Please note: the fees listed below relate to only 2013 courses.
|Government Subsidised||Concession||Full fee|
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# Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as student services and IT fees. Click here to view 2013 Student Services and IT fees.
If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees. For more information about our fees structure, click here.
What costs and other fees should I expect?
Call the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or 9279 2222 or email email@example.com for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books or specialised materials.
What employment opportunities will I have?
This course aims to improve reading and writing skills and employability skills and may give access to further certificates in general education for adults, further education and training opportunities.
What skills will I have when I complete this course?
You will gain skills in goal setting, writing, reading, oral communication and other modules you complete. The program is designed to increase your confidence as a reader, writer and speaker of English as well as in numeracy and mathematics if you complete this module.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
This course prepares you for either entry into the next level of the Certificate in General Education for Adults (CGEA) or into VCE or other TAFE programs.
Can I apply?
There are no set prerequisites for this course.
How do I apply?
Call our Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233). This course has a mid-year entry.
Contact us in November 2011 to book an assessment interview for 2012 enrolment.
How will I be selected for this course?
All applicants will need to attend an interview to determine current language and literacy levels and to ensure placement in a suitable class.
How long is the course?
Start Date: 29 January 2013
End Date: 13 December 2013
Where and how can I study?
You will study at the Broadmeadows campus. You can study full-time during the day or part time in the evening.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided with this information.
You must make an appointment for an interview with the department secretary. This course has a mid-year intake.
What will I study?
The subjects taught include reading and writing, computers, maths and a collection of general interest subjects.