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CIT's foundation skills courses provide a relaxed environment for students to improve their literacy, numeracy and basic computing skills.

These foundation skills courses also help students become independent learners, develop problem solving skills, improve communication skills, build confidence and prepare for work.

Foundation Skills can be adapted to a variety of different learning contexts, including:

  • young people exploring training options
  • people with a disability
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

General Education for Adults

Prepare for further study, improve your employment opportunities and refresh your existing skills with CIT's range of certificates in General Education for Adults.

Students who want to enrol in any of the General Education for Adults courses must complete a short skills evaluation and attend an interview before they can enrol.

Students who need additional study support can register with CIT Student Support before they enrol.

Introductory/Initial General Education for Adults focuses on the development of literacy skills and numeracy skills in everyday familiar situations. Watch the online introductory/initial general education for adults video for more information:

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) 22476VIC is tailored for students who have a mild to moderate intellectual disability or learning difficulty. Entry to the course is through CIT Disability Services in consultation with CIT General Education staff. Watch the online general education for adults video for more information:

Certificate II in General Education for Adults 22473VIC will further improve your literacy, numeracy, communication and computer skills. It will also build your confidence to participate in further learning. Watch the online general education for adults video for more information:

Course List

Description Delivery AA/ ASBA
Certificate II General Education for Adults
22473VIC
FT PT
Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways
FSK20113
PT
Certificate I General Education for Adults (Introductory)
22476VIC
FT
Certificate I Skills for Vocational Pathways
FSK10213
PT
Certificate I Access to Vocational Pathways
FSK10113
PT
Statement of Attainment Course Initial General Education for Adults
22471VIC
PT

AA | ASBA - these courses are available as apprenticeships, traineeships or Australian School-Based Apprenticeships (ASBAs). See above for availability, or contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or infoline@cit.edu.au.

Delivery - FT = Full-time, PT = Part-time, ON = Online, FL = Flexible.