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Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) 22476VIC

Overview

In this program you will develop your language, numeracy, digital and learning skills to participate more fully in everyday life, further learning and work.

Qualification: Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) 22476VIC
Program No: C1-CM04
Campus: CIT Bruce  CIT Tuggeranong 
Duration: Self-paced program, 1 Semester full-time (approximately 15 hours a week) OR 2 semesters part-time.
Cost Info:

2018 - Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

2019 - New enrolment fee arrangements will be introduced. The $40 Services and Amenities fee will be included in the total subject costs. Indicative program cost may vary slightly and the subject costs displayed will also change. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

Indicative Cost: $870
Likely Job Outcome: VET programs and employment where equivalent Year 10 skills and knowledge is specified as a minimum requirement; entry to Year 12.
Enrolment Type: Register Your Interest
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Additional Information

This program can be tailored to suit individual learner needs. Apply in person at CIT Trade Skills 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 16 subjects

Core: Complete all 2

  • VU22358   Develop learning goals
    • CIT Code: ACCS252
      Cost: Profile $43.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to identify current skills, plan future skills development with the guidance of an appropriate support person and maintain a record of progress toward goals. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Learning at Level 2: 2.01, 2.02.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22359   Conduct a project with guidance
    • CIT Code: ACCS253
      Cost: Profile $43.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to establish a simple proposal for a project, plan the project, carry out the project and review the outcome under the guidance of an appropriate support person. The unit also provides an opportunity for learners to develop personal skills such as working collaboratively with others, planning and organizing self and others, problem solving, and using technology. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 3

  • VU22360   Engage with simple texts for personal purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL267
      Cost: Profile $53.75
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to engage with simple, familiar and predictable paper and web based text types for personal purposes. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Reading at Level 2: 2.03, 2.04.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22361   Engage with simple texts for learning purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL268
      Cost: Profile $53.75
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to engage with simple, familiar and predictable paper and web based text types for learning purposes. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Reading at Level 2: 2.03, 2.04.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22362   Engage with simple texts for employment purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL269
      Cost: Profile $53.75
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to engage with simple, familiar and predictable paper and web based text types for employment purposes. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Reading at Level 2: 2.03, 2.04.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22363   Engage with simple texts to participate in the community
    • CIT Code: ENGL270
      Cost: Profile $53.75
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to engage with simple, familiar and predictable paper and web based text types for community participation purposes. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Reading at Level 2: 2.03, 2.04.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 3

  • VU22365   Create simple texts for personal purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL271
      Cost: Profile $53.75
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop writing skills to create simple, familiar and predictable handwritten and digital text types for personal purposes. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Writing at Level 2: 2.05, 2.06.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22366   Create simple texts for learning purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL272
      Cost: Profile $53.75
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop writing skills to create simple, familiar and predictable handwritten and digital text types for learning purposes. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Writing at Level 2: 2.05, 2.06.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22367   Create simple texts for employment purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL273
      Cost: Profile $53.75
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop writing skills to create simple, familiar and predictable handwritten and digital text types for employment purposes. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Writing at Level 2: 2.05, 2.06.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22368   Create simple texts to participate in the community
    • CIT Code: ENGL274
      Cost: Profile $53.75
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop writing skills to create simple, familiar and predictable handwritten and digital text types for community participation purposes. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Writing at Level 2: 2.05, 2.06.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 4

  • VU22369   Work with simple numbers and money in familiar situations
    • CIT Code: MATH316
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to enable learners to develop the basic skills and confidence to perform simple and familiar numeracy tasks. This involves the recognition, comparison and simple one-step calculations with money, whole numbers and simple everyday fractions, decimals and percentages which are part of the learners' normal routines and activities such as shopping, recreational activities and routine work related calculations or purchases. Learners will communicate these mathematical ideas using mainly spoken responses with some written responses. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Numeracy at Level 2: 2.09, 2.10 & 2.11.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22450   Work with and interpret simple directions in familiar situations
    • CIT Code: MATH317
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to support learners to develop the basic skills and confidence to perform simple and familiar numeracy tasks involving the interpretation of simple everyday maps or street directories. It includes giving and following simple and familiar directions which are part of the learners' normal routines to do with directions and locations in familiar contexts, such as near their homes, shopping centres, in workplace buildings or education institutions. Learners will communicate these mathematical ideas using mainly spoken responses with some written responses. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources.The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Numeracy at Level 2: 2.09, 2.10 & 2.11
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22370   Work with simple measurements in familiar situations
    • CIT Code: MATH318
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to enable learners to develop the basic skills and confidence to perform very simple and highly familiar numeracy tasks involving the recognition and comparison of simple and familiar measurements which are part of the learners' normal routines. This would typically relate to activities such as shopping, cooking, work related measures and telling the time. Learners will mainly communicate these mathematical ideas using spoken rather than written responses. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Numeracy at Level 2: 2.09, 2.10 & 2.11.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22371   Work with simple design and shape in familiar situations
    • CIT Code: MATH319
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop the basic skills and confidence to perform simple and familiar numeracy tasks involving the identification, comparison and sketching of simple and familiar two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes and designs which are part of the learners' normal routines to do with familiar buildings, furniture, signs, or common household or workplace objects. Learners will communicate these mathematical ideas using mainly spoken responses with some written responses. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources.The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Numeracy at Level 2: 2.09, 2.10 & 2.11.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22372   Work with and interpret simple numerical information in familiar texts
    • CIT Code: MATH320
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to enable learners to develop the basic skills and confidence to locate and recognise whole numbers and simple everyday fractions, decimals and percentages which are part of numerical information partially embedded in simple familiar texts. Learners can then use those numbers to perform simple one-step calculations when reading documents such as newspaper articles, sports results, prices in advertisements and utility bills. Learners will communicate these mathematical ideas using mainly spoken responses with some written responses. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Numeracy at Level 2: 2.09, 2.10 & 2.11.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU22373   Work with and interpret simple statistical information in familiar texts
    • CIT Code: MATH321
      Cost: Profile $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to enable learners to develop the basic skills and confidence to work with, construct and interpret simple, familiar statistical tables and graphs related to learners' routine reading of information and documents that include data in tables and graphs such as simple newspaper articles, sports results, pricelists, utility bills etc. Their communication about these mathematical ideas will mainly be spoken but with some written communications. Learners will communicate these mathematical ideas using mainly spoken responses with some written responses. Learners at this level may request support and begin to develop their own support resources. The required outcomes described in this unit contribute to the achievement of Australian Core Skills Framework indicators for Numeracy at Level 2: 2.09, 2.10 & 2.11.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 4

  • BSBWHS201   Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    • CIT Code: OHSS200
      Cost: Profile $53.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes. It applies to individuals who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out work in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU101   Operate a personal computer
    • CIT Code: COMP345
      Cost: Profile $43.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to start up and use a range of basic functions on a personal computer or business computer terminal. It applies to individuals who perform a range of routine computer tasks in the various sectors of the business services industry and generally work under direct supervision. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTAID002   Provide basic emergency life support
    • CIT Code: HESC577
      Cost: Profile $52.25
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU102   Develop keyboard skills
    • CIT Code: WORD103
      Cost: Profile $86.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop basic keyboard skills using touch typing techniques in a broad range of settings. It applies to individuals who perform a range of mainly routine tasks and generally work under direct supervision using limited practical skills and fundamental knowledge. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate II General Education for Adults 22473VIC
Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways FSK20113
Certificate I Access to Vocational Pathways FSK10113
Certificate I Skills for Vocational Pathways FSK10213
Statement Attainment Course Initial General Education for Adults 22471VIC

More Information

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