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22473VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults

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Next intake July 2023
LocationsGeelong City Campus
DurationFull-time: 6 months

Course description

Do you want to update or refresh your skills in reading, writing, numeracy, or computers but have not studied for a while?
 
Our General Education program can offer a range of flexible options that can help you achieve your learning goals. You can choose to study part-time or full-time, and you will learn in a supportive, relaxed environment with qualified, friendly teachers.

Register your interest

Book your interview with the teaching staff here to discuss which program will best suit your learning requirements and assist you with your application process. This course is only available to eligible students residing in Australia.

Take advantage of Job Trainer! Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Job Trainer opportunity Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

This is a JobTrainer Priority Course. All students who meet the Skills First eligibility criteria can access free or reduced tuition fees for this course. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

Possible career outcomes

  • Employment at entry level

Applications & attendance

Applications for this course are not currently open.

Please contact customer service on 52250538 to discuss upcoming intake dates.

IntakeApplicationsAttendanceClassesDuration 
2023 July
Geelong City Campus 
Open: 1 Apr 2023
Close: 1 Jul 2023 
Class DayStart: 10 Jul 2023
Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur 9am-3pm
 
Full-time: 6 months    

 

Students may need to complete some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside class time. This will be different for each course and will depend on a student’s level of skill and experience.

Class days and times in the above table are indicative. Prior to course commencement, changes may be necessary. Follow the link for more information on Attendance mode definitions. When you submit your application, please make sure you answer all the questions. Only successful applicants with complete applications will receive an offer. We issue offers as soon as possible. Follow the link for more information on Offer timing.

Many courses have limited places and high demand. We may close an intake before the date above. We recommend you apply early. If student numbers are insufficient we may cancel an intake or a course.

  • Applicants must be 17 years or over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3  
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

  • Applicants must be 17 years or over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3  

Personal Learning Requirements

There are personal learning requirements for each qualification at The Gordon. These are essential personal capabilities and skills required to successfully complete the course and be ready to work in the industry.

Please review the requirements here and consider any challenges you may have in meeting them. When applying for your course, please let us know what support you may need.

Selection mode

  • Interview 

Core Units Code Hours
Implement and review a project VU22412 30
Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio VU22411 20
Elective Units Code Hours
Create a range of complex texts for learning purposes VU22419 30
Create a range of complex texts for personal purposes VU22418 30
Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes VU22414 30
Engage with a range of complex texts for personal purposes VU22413 30
Investigate and interpret shapes and measurements and related formulae VU22422 50
Investigate features of Australian culture VU22429 30
Investigate numerical and statistical information VU22423 50
Investigate the impact of a scientific issue on the community VU22427 40
Operate presentation packages ICTICT106 25
Produce simple word processed documents BSBITU201 60

 

Please note that the listed electives are delivered by The Gordon but you may not need to complete all of these units to successfully complete this qualification. If you have previously completed any of the units of competency relevant to this course, you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT). Any previous relevant experience may qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Find out more about CT or RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on work        
  • Written assignments             
  • Team projects          
  • Assessment tasks   
  • Presentations

This course is eligible for Free TAFE!

Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Free TAFE opportunity will not incur any tuition fees. Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Concession Tuition AUD $0.46 per hour 425 AUD $196.00 AUD $3,190.00
Standard Tuition AUD $2.30 per hour 425 AUD $978.00 AUD $3,190.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $10.13 per hour 425 AUD $4,305.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Resources AUD $110.00
Education Levy AUD $63.75

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees ONLY.
The current years maximum VET Student Loan Course Cap is $

Payment plans may be available for eligible students who need assistance to manage their fee payments.

  • VCALFND001 VCAL - Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Foundation)
  • VCALINT001 VCAL - Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Intermediate) - Year 11

Many Gordon courses offer pathways to higher qualifications within The Gordon and in some cases, to university degrees. Your Gordon course may provide credit points which could reduce further study time. Follow the link to find more information about pathways, or contact Customer Service.

Date published: 23/01/2023 12:01:46 PM
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