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Course in Initial General Education for Adults

  • Non-Award

Learn basic skills in literacy and numeracy and achieve a recognised qualification with the Course in Initial General Education for Adults. This course is for adults who may not have finished secondary school, but would like to undertake further study in the future.

Key details

Degree Type
Non-Award
Duration
6 months full-time
Course Code
22471VIC
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$432 total

About this course

Learn basic skills in literacy and numeracy and achieve a recognised qualification with the Course in Initial General Education for Adults.

This course is for adults who may not have finished secondary school, but would like to undertake further study in the future. You'll learn the literacy and numeracy skills you need to succeed in an education environment.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview with the Course Coordinator.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.

Study locations

Seymour - Wallis Street

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

This course will give you the skills you need to succeed in an education environment, and opens up opportunities for further study in an area that interests you.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.