Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy

Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy

Course Code
:
22293VIC
Department
:
Foundation & Pathways
Study Area(s)
:
Adult Literacy and Basic Education
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time day(1 year)

Start Date(s): 29th January 2018
End Date(s): 5th December 2018
Days and Time: Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday

Course Overview

The Certificate 1 in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy is designed to develop the literacy and numeracy skills of learners with intellectual disabilities.

 

The program is delivered over three days and is for any student who requires the development of basic literacy and numeracy skills.

 

To cater for individual needs of students we run a literacy stream focusing on reading and writing with basic numeracy and a numeracy stream that focuses on addition, subtraction, weighing, measuring, money and basic literacy.

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Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
VU20939Recognise And Interpret Safety Signs And Symbols10
VU21041Complete Forms20
VU21282Develop A Learning Plan And Portfolio With Support20
VU21737Read phrases85
VU21738Write phrases85
VU21739Communicate orally using phrases80
VU21740Read simple sentences70
VU21741Write simple sentences70
VU21742Communicate orally using simple sentences35
VU21743Give and follow simple directions25
VU21745Count and use numbers from 1 to 10020
VU21751Use simple metric weights25
VU21752Use simple liquid measures25
VU21753Use simple linear measures25
VU21754Use coins and notes25
VU21755Use simple addition skills40
VU21756Use simple subtraction skills40

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?

Literacy stream – reading, writing and communicating phrases and sentences, completing forms, directions, using coins and notes, basic mathematical operations.

 

Numeracy stream – reading, writing and communicating simple sentences, counting and using numbers to 100, basic mathematical operations, directions, using weights, measurement, using coins and notes.

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#
 
Concession
Average annual course fee#
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Full Fee
Average annual course fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$349.65
$70
$3705
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Average material
fees per annum *

$30


Average consumable
fees per annum*
$130


# 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

Exemptions

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
580 185 $1.89 $0.38 $20.03

^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.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

This is a foundation level course. Please contact Centre for Youth and Work Education on 9279 2244 to discuss course entry requirements (including a 1:1 assessment interview), course commencement dates and related fees and costs. There may be some additional costs for materials and excursions. Students will be notified of these prior to commencement.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Broadmeadows campus, Part time

What employment opportunities will I have?

Completion of the Certificate 1 in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy provides a pathway to further study in the Certificate 1 in Transition Education or the Certificate 1 in Work Education.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in reading and writing words, phrases and sentences, communication orally and using numerical information related to time, money and/or measure of length, weight or liquids.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the (full course title). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to further studies in the Certificate 1 in Transition Education or Certificate 1 in Work Education.

How do I apply?

Please contact Centre for Youth and Work Education on 9279 2244 or email ssiebel@kangan.edu.au or BYang@kangan.edu.au  to discuss course entry requirements (including a 1:1 assessment interview), course commencement dates and related fees and costs. There may be some additional costs for materials and excursions. Students will be notified of these prior to commencement.

How will I be selected for this course?

 

By interview. Selection will be based on motivation and ability to study in an adult learning environment. Please bring recent school reports and any disability assessments to interview.