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22567VIC Certificate I in Transition Education

Supported Learning Programs

Next intake To be advised
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​

Possible career outcomes

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

Applications & attendance

Applications for this course are not currently open.

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

Please contact Customer Service on 5225 0800 to discuss upcoming intakes.


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. An application does not guarantee a place in this course.

  • Applicants must be 15 years and over at the time of course commencement.
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide an Exemption from School form prior to undertaking the course.

  • To be eligible to apply for this course applicants must have:
    •  a diagnosed learning disability and/or
    •  have received special education assistance, or have had a modified program at school
  • Applicants must present evidence of learning disability, or modified school program prior to enrolment.
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Free TAFE. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Pre-training review

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 .

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

  • Interviews are conducted with applicants; if the applicant is under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must be present, to ensure the 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 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 $0.30 per hour 1080 AUD $324.00 AUD $17,255.00
Standard Tuition AUD $1.50 per hour 1080 AUD $1,620.00 AUD $17,255.00
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: 5/04/2024 2:01:20 PM