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Certificate II in General Education for Adults 22473VIC

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 II in General Education for Adults 22473VIC
Program No: C2-CM05
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: Most students are able to complete this program in one year full-time (approx 15 hours per week in class however, independent learning is also required).
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: $800
Likely Job Outcome: The Certificate II in General Education for Adults at CIT aims to re-engage learners in the learning experience and promote social engagement and interaction. Students develop their skills to pathway into further learning in the VET area and other areas such as ACT Year 12, and pre- apprenticeships/apprenticeships. Other outcomes included volunteering in the community and using essential services.
Enrolment Type: Standard
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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
  • VU22424   Investigate and use simple mathematical formulae and problem solving techniques
    • CIT Code: MATH324
      Cost: Profile $107.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop and use simple formulae to describe and represent relationships between variables in a range of real life contexts. It involves using simple mathematical problem solving techniques to interpret and solve straight forward mathematical problems 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

  • 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
  • VU21490   Organise and participate in a practical placement
    • CIT Code: ACCS256
      Cost: Profile $107.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge for adult learners of English as an additional language to select, negotiate and participate in a work placement. The unit focuses on an introduction to the Australian workplace, relevant terminology, and work tasks. It covers negotiation of a placement, participation in the workplace, workplace health and safety, evaluation and record keeping. The outcomes described in this unit relate to: • The ISLPR (International Second Language Proficiency Ratings) descriptors for Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing. They contribute directly to the achievement of ISLPR Speaking 2+, Listening 2+, Reading 2+ / 3 and Writing 2+ / 3 and • the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF indicators of competence for Reading and Writing and Oral Communication at Level 3
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • 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

Related Courses

Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways FSK20113
Certificate I General Education for Adults (Introductory) 22476VIC
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