Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy

Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy

Course Code
:
22554VIC
Department
:
Youth & Work Education
Study Area(s)
:
Work Education
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time(12 months - 2 days a)

Start Date(s): January 2021
End Date(s): Feburary 2021
Days and Time: Mondays and Fridays

Course Overview

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes interactive online tutorials, facilitated video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as one-on-one mentoring. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course.

The Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy (22554VIC) is intended to support development of the literacy and numeracy skills of learners with intellectual disabilities.

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Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
VU22892Recognise and use letters from the alphabet (VU22892)40
VU22896Recognise pictures and symbols (VU22896)40
VU22897Read simple words (VU22897)80
VU22899Write simple words (VU22899)80
VU22904Recognise and use time (VU22904)40
VU22905Recognise coins and notes (VU22905)40
VU22906Identify and use basic mathematical symbols and processes (VU22906)25

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessments 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?

Basic mathematical symbols and processes, recognising and using time, recognising and using coins and notes, recognising pictures and symbols, reading and writing simple words.

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!

To you check your eligibility click here.

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#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$417.35
$83.47
$10195.26
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$10.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$48.30

# 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. 

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).

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
345 345 $1.21 $0.24 $29.55

^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?

This is a foundation level course. Please contact the Centre for Youth and Work Education on 13 TAFE (8233) 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?

This course is offered part time at the Broadmeadows Campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Completion of the Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy (22554VIC) provides a pathway to further study in the Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy (22555VIC).

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in recognising and using pictures and symbols, reading and writing words, using mathematical symbols and processes, and using time and money.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the qualification Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy (22554VIC). 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 including the Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy (22555VIC).

How do I apply?

Please contact the Centre for Youth and Work Education on 13 TAFE (8233) or email enquiries@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.