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22567VIC Certificate I in Transition Education

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Next intake February 2023
LocationsGeelong City Campus
DurationFull-time: 12 months

Course description

Do you have a young person aged 15 years or over with special learning needs or learning difficulties? This unique program provides the support and skills needed to gain employment or progress to further study. It also offers students the opportunity to meet and interact with new people, build confidence and further their language and communication skills. This course is full-time to give students the best opportunity to gain skills for employment or further education.

This course is a dual qualification. You will also need to apply for 22566VIC Certificate I in Work Education. ​

Register your interest now!
Book your interview with the teaching staff here or call us on 5225 0836​

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

  • Pre-apprenticeships
  • Traineeships
  • Open or supported employment
  • Voluntary work/community activities

Applications & attendance

How to apply

  1. Follow our instructions for how to apply for a course.
  2. Apply online by selecting an intake from the Applications & attendance table below.

If you need help, visit Customer Service or request application support via email.
Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course.

IntakeApplicationsAttendanceClassesDuration 
2023 February
Geelong City Campus 
Open: 1 Aug 2022
Close: 7 Feb 2023 
Class DayStart: 13 Feb 2023
Mon to Thurs 9am to 3pm
 
Full-time: 12 months  Apply  
2023 July
Geelong City Campus 
Open: 1 Apr 2023
Close: 1 Jul 2023 
Class DayStart: 10 Jul 2023
Mon to Thurs 9am to 3pm
 
Full-time: 12 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.

  • To be eligible to apply for this course you will need to have:
    • a diagnosed learning disability and/or
    • have received special education assistance, or have had a modified program at school
  • Applicants must be a minimum of 15 years of age at the time of course commencement, have special learning needs, and have an interest in gaining employment, progressing to further study or taking part in community life
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking the course
  • Students need to have a desire to complete the course and take part in all course activities, including on campus and campus excursions, this includes the potential to travel independently
  • A literacy and numeracy assessment is NOT required for this course. Please ignore the paragraph regarding literacy and numeracy evaluation.
     
  • 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.

  • To be eligible to apply for this course you will need to have:
    • a diagnosed learning disability and/or
    • have received special education assistance, or have had a modified program at school
  • Applicants must be a minimum of 15 years of age at the time of course commencement, have special learning needs, and have an interest in gaining employment, progressing to further study or taking part in community life
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking the course
  • Students need to have a desire to complete the course and take part in all course activities, including on campus and campus excursions, this includes the potential to travel independently
  • A literacy and numeracy assessment is NOT required for this course. Please ignore the paragraph regarding literacy and numeracy evaluation.
     

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: Applicants and their parents (if under 18) are interviewed to ensure content and expectations of the course are understood. The applicant’s suitability for study is also discussed.
  • Applicants who can demonstrate desire to work, the ability to relate to others and who are sufficiently mature to cope with work will be given preference to study this course

Core Units Code Hours
Develop personal goals with support VU23034 150
Explore future options for further training work or community activities VU23037 150
Explore self development VU23035 150
Participate in the community VU23038 150
Participate in travel activities VU23036 150
Use technology for a range of purposes VU23039 150
Elective Units Code Hours
Apply communications skills for personal purposes VU23044 50
Apply numeracy skills for personal purposes VU23045 50
Read simple sentences VU22910 70
Use recipes to prepare food VU22106 10

 

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 projects    
  • Travel activities
  • Oral presentations 
  • Problem-solving

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 $0.24 per hour 1080 AUD $259.00 AUD $16,958.00
Standard Tuition AUD $1.20 per hour 1080 AUD $1,296.00 AUD $16,958.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $16.42 per hour 1080 AUD $17,734.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Resources AUD $100.00
Education Levy AUD $162.00

 

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.

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: 28/01/2023 2:58:31 PM
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