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Certificate II in General Education for Adults 22237VIC

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 22237VIC
Program No: C2-TS08
Campus: CIT Bruce  CIT Fyshwick  CIT Tuggeranong 
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:

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

Indicative Cost: $750
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.
Application Type: Public
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Additional Information

This program can be tailored to suit individual learner needs.

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

Core - Complete 2 subjects

  • VU21353 Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio
    • CIT Code: ACCS238
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      In this unit you will gain 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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU21354 Implement and review a project
    • CIT Code: ACCS239
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: In this unit you will gain 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.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Core - Reading Skills complete 2 subjects

  • VU21355 Engage with a range of complex texts for personal purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL206
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to engage with complex texts for personal purposes. The focus of the unit is on interpreting a range of structurally intricate paper based and digital text types which are relevant to personal purposes and which may include some specialisation and non routine contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU21356 Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL207
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to interpret a range of structurally intricate paper based and digital texts which are relevant to learning purposes and which may include some specialisation and non routine contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Core - Writing Skills complete 2 subjects

  • VU21359 Create a range of complex texts for personal purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL210
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to enable the development of writing skills to create digital and paper based texts of some complexity for personal purposes and for communication with others. At this level the learner work across a range of contexts including some that are unfamiliar and/or unpredictable and include some specialisation.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU21360 Create a range of complex texts for learning purposes
    • CIT Code: ENGL211
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to enable the development of writing skills to create a broad range of complex paper based and digital texts 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
      Prerequisites: Nil

Core - Numeracy and Mathematics Skills complete 2 subjects

  • VU21363 Investigate and interpret shapes and measurements and related formulae in a range of contexts
    • CIT Code: MATH297
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to develop numeracy and mathematical skills involving investigating two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes and their representation, and on estimating, measuring and calculating quantities, including using formulae, related to their personal, public, work or education and training lives.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU21364 Investigate numerical and statistical information in a range of contexts
    • CIT Code: MATH298
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to develop numeracy and mathematical skills involving investigating and interpreting numerical information embedded in a range of texts and creating, investigating and interpreting statistical data, tables and graphs related to their personal, public, work or education and training lives.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU12365 Investigate and use simple mathematical formulae and problem solving techniques in a range of contexts
    • CIT Code: MATH299
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to develop numeracy and mathematical skills involving developing and using simple formulae to describe and represent relationships between variables in range of real life contexts, and on using simple mathematical problem solving techniques to interpret and solve straight forward mathematical problems related to their personal, public, work or education and training lives.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - Specialist complete 3 subjects

Special interest electives can be chosen from the list below, and/or from the Core Skills: Reading, Writing and Numeracy & Mathematics groups which have not been completed previously.
  • VU21366 Investigate an environmental issue
    • CIT Code: SCNC146
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to use an evidence-based approach to investigate an environmental issue.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    • CIT Code: OHSS200
      Cost: $50.00
      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
  • VPAU556 Organise and participate in a practical placement
    • CIT Code: ACCS240
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit aims to familiarise learners who are speakers of languages other than English with the Australian workplace, relevant terminology and work tasks. It covers negotiation of a placement, communication in the workplace, occupational health and safety, evaluation and record keeping.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • VU21370 Investigate features of Australian culture
    • CIT Code: HIST210
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      In this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to investigate and become familiar with aspects of Australian art and culture from both the past and present.

      Prerequisites: Nil

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Certificate I Skills for Vocational Pathways FSK10213
Certificate I Access to Vocational Pathways FSK10113
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More Information

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