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Certificate II in General Education for Adults 22473VIC

Overview

This program is designed for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who would like to improve their reading, writing, numeracy, digital (computing) and learning skills to participate more fully in everyday life, further learning and work. You will be taught by well qualified and experienced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers within a community setting. We aim to have an interactive, visual classroom that brings the outside environment inside the classroom. We can help you improve your reading and writing skills, this is the opportunity to do something about it in a safe and culturally sensitive environment.

Qualification: Certificate II in General Education for Adults 22473VIC
Program No: C2-YC15
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: Self-paced course, 1 Semester full-time (approximately 15 hours per week) OR 2 Semesters part-time.
Cost Info:

The 2019 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below.

Subject costs identified as Profile apply to Standard students and are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Commercial are full fee (FF) and receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Indicative Cost: $780
Likely Job Outcome: VET programs and employment where equivalent Year 10 skills and knowledge is specified as a minimum requirement; entry to ACT Year 12.
Enrolment Type: Standard
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Additional Information

Program can be tailored to suit individual learner needs. Apply in person at CIT Yurauna Centre or online.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

There are no entry requirements for any of the Certificates in General Education for Adults, however your skills will be assessed on entry to advise you on the best starting point for your successful learning journey.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 11 subjects

Core: Complete all 2

  • VU22411   Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio
    • CIT Code: ACCS254
      Cost: Profile $43.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to investigate pathway options and plan skills development, in discussion with an appropriate support person. The learner will develop and maintain a portfolio of evidence over time. Learners at this level work independently and initiate and use support from a range of established resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Learning at Level 4: 4.01, 4.02.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22412   Implement and review a project
    • CIT Code: ACCS255
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop a project proposal, design and plan the project, carry out the project and evaluate the outcome. It encompasses selection of an activity, developing a plan, and preparing the required resources. Learners at this level work independently and initiate and use support from a range of established resources.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 2

  • VU22413   Engage with a range of complex texts for personal purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL275
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to engage with complex texts for personal purposes. The focus of the unit is on interpreting a range of structurally complex paper based and web based text types which are relevant to personal purposes and which may include some specialisation and non-routine contexts. Learners at this level work independently and initiate and use support from a range of established resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Reading at Level 4: 4.03, 4.04.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22414   Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL276
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to interpret a range of structurally intricate paper based and web based texts which are relevant to learning purposes and which may include some specialisation and non-routine contexts. Learners at this level work independently and initiate and use support from a range of established resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Reading at Level 4: 4.03, 4.04.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 2

  • VU22418   Create a range of complex texts for personal purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL277
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to support the development of writing skills to create a range of complex text types for personal purposes. At this level the learner work across a range of contexts including some that are unfamiliar and/or unpredictable and include some specialisation. Learners at this level work independently and initiate and use support from a range of established resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Writing at Level 4: 4.05, 4.06
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22419   Create a range of complex texts for learning purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL278
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to support the development of writing skills to create a range of complex text types which are relevant to the learning environment. At this level the learner works across a range of contexts including some that are unfamiliar and/or unpredictable and include some specialisation. Learners at this level work independently and initiate and use support from a range of established resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Writing at Level 4: 4.05, 4.06
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 2

  • VU22422   Investigate and interpret shapes and measurements and related formulae
    • CIT Code: MATH322
      Cost: Profile $107.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to to investigate two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes and their representation. It includes estimating, measuring and calculating quantities and using formulae related to personal, public, work or education and training. At this level the learner works independently across a range of contexts including some that are unfamiliar and/or unpredictable and include some specialisation. Learners at this level work independently and initiate and use support from a range of established resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Numeracy at Level 4: 4.09, 4.10, & 4.11.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22423   Investigate numerical and statistical information
    • CIT Code: MATH323
      Cost: Profile $107.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to investigate and interpret numerical information embedded in a range of texts. It also includes creating, investigating and interpreting statistical data, tables and graphs related to personal, public, work or education and training needs.At this level the learner works independently across a range of contexts including some that are unfamiliar and/or unpredictable and which include some specialisation. Learners at this level work independently and initiate and use support from a range of established resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Numeracy at Level 4: 4.09, 4.10, & 4.11.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 3

  • VU22429   Investigate features of Australian culture
    • CIT Code: HIST213
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to investigate and become familiar with aspects of Australian culture from both the past and present.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22425   Investigate an environmental issue
    • CIT Code: SCNC155
      Cost: Profile $43.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to use an evidence-based approach to investigate an environmental issue.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22410   Investigate driving and owning a car
    • CIT Code: ACCS257
      Cost: Profile $32.25
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop familiarity with the requirements of driving a car in Australia and issues surrounding motor vehicle ownership.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22433   Investigate the solar system
    • CIT Code: SCNC156
      Cost: Profile $43.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to use an evidence-based approach to investigate a feature of the solar system and its impact on the earth or other parts of the solar system.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FNSFLT201   Develop and use a personal budget
    • CIT Code: ACCT339
      Cost: Profile $43.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and monitor a personal savings budget. It has wide application and may be used in workplaces, schools, adult and community learning organisations or registered training organisations to build the financial literacy of learners. The unit may also be used as part of pre-vocational or new apprenticeship programs, or as part of services provided by counselling or advisory organisations. It applies to individuals who use new ideas and techniques to develop personal financial literacy skills. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22428   Investigate indigenous history
    • CIT Code: HIST212
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to investigate and become familiar with the political and social history of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australia from pre-history to the present day.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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Statement Attainment training Road Ready [extract from 22473VIC]

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au