Course Code
Study Area(s)
Adult Literacy and Basic Education
Course Length
Part-time day(Flexible)
Part-time night(Flexible)

Start Date(s): 07/05/2018 18/06/2018
End Date(s): Six months from commencement of program
Days and Time: Attendance is based on student needs as is determined upon enrolment.

Course Overview

The Australian Defence Force Preparation Program is designed for those who didn't finish year 10 or don’t have the grades required for joining the Australian Defence Force.

The Certificate II in General Education for Adults, helps students develop their Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills. On successful completion of this program, participants will gain the Certificate II in General Education for Adults (Including Year 10 Equivalency in Maths, English and Science)

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
VU21353Research Pathways And Produce A Learning Plan And Portfolio20
VU21354Implement And Review A Project30
VU21356Engage With A Range Of Complex Texts For Learning Purposes30
VU21357Engage With A Range Of Complex Texts For Employment Purposes30
VU21360Create A Range Of Complex Texts For Learning Purposes30
VU21361Create A Range Of Complex Texts To Participate In The Workplace30
VU21363Investigate And Interpret Shapes And Measurements And Related Formulae In A Range Of Contexts50
VU21365Investigate & use simple mathematical formulae and problem solving techniques in a range of contexts50
VU21366Investigate An Environmental Issue20
VU21367Investigate The Characteristics Of Living Things20
VU21372Investigate Energy, Force And Matter20
VU21373Investigate Chemical Behaviour Of Common Substances20

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 know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

What will I study?

Maths, English, Science and Employability subjects.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.


For Business and Industry

We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2018 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
Average annual course fee#
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Full Fee
Average annual course fee#

Table 2

Average material
fees per annum *


Average consumable
fees per annum*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
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 the Student Support Fee. 

2018 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2018: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
440 430 $1.00 $0.20 $8.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2018. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.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.

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What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. The cost of this program is $80 for eligible students. Please note, students undertaking this course will not be charged a student support fee.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course.

Where and how can I study?

This course runs on demand, so apply any time!

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in Language, Literacy & Numeracy

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate II in General Education . As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form which can be obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au.