Certificate II In Work Education

Certificate II in Work Education

Course Code
Youth & Work Education
Study Area(s)
Work Education
Course Length
Full-time(1 year)

Start Date(s): 31 January 2022
End Date(s): December 2022
Days and Time: 3 days per week

Course Overview

This course is a progression from the Certificate I in Work Education (22302VIC) and is designed for students with special learning needs to prepare them for employment.

Students will also study Certificate II level units from other accredited training packages in an industry area of interest. Credits will be given for those units if the student undertakes further study in the nominated industry area.

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
VU22574Investigate job opportunities (VU22574)80
VU22575Identify workplace expectations (VU22575)150
VU22576Undertake a work placement (VU22576)250


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
ACMGAS205Assist in health care of animals (ACMGAS205)40
ACMGAS201Work in the animal care industry (ACMGAS201)30
ACMGAS204Feed and water animals (ACMGAS204)40
SIRXSLS002Follow point-of-sale procedures (SIRXSLS002)20
ACMGAS203Complete animal care hygiene routines (ACMGAS203)30
BSBCMM201Communicate In The Workplace (BSBCMM201)40
BSBWHS201Contribute To Health And Safety Of Self And Others (BSBWHS201)20
SIRRMER001Produce visual merchandise displays (SIRRMER001)35
SIRXCOM001Communicate in the workplace to support team and customer outcomes (SIRXCOM001)40
SIRXIND002Organise and maintain the store environment (SIRXIND002)20
SIRXSLS001Sell to the retail customer (SIRXSLS001)20
SIRXWHS002Contribute to workplace health and safety (SIRXWHS002)20
SITHFAB004Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages (SITHFAB004)20
SITXCCS003Interact with customers (SITXCCS003)20
SITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001)15
SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practices (SITXWHS001)12

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?

Students will study units covering work placement, investigating job opportunities and identify workplace expectations. They will also have the opportunity to select units from industry

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

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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

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Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 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).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#

Table 2

Average course
material fees*


Average course
consumable fees*

# 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. 

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

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
615 615 $0.86 $0.17 $24.66

^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 2022. 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. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

Entry to the Certificate II in Work Education is intended for post compulsory school age learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment / intellectual disability.

In exceptional circumstances compulsory school age learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment / intellectual disability may be enrolled in the qualification, provided the Registered Training Organisation can establish:

  • the learner's Secondary School is unable to meet their needs


  • the learner has a level of behavioural maturity that would allow them to develop the communication and interpersonal skills expected in the workplace.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Broadmeadows campus and undertake a placement in a relevant workplace.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to employment in the Hospitality Industry or Retail Industry.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in researching job opportunities, understanding workplace expectations and behaviours and some industry skills specific to Hospitality or Retail depending on which stream is chosen.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate II in Work Education (22481VIC) as part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is recognised state-wide.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies at Certificate II and III level. Credit transfers may be available depending on which course is selected.

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. Alternatively, please call Brenda Yang 03 9279 2244 for enquiries. This course may also have a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants will need to attend an interview.