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Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy

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Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy will develop your literacy, numeracy and communication skills in preparation for the workplace. With changes in technology, literacy is more important than ever for job...

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
12 months full-time
Course Code
22293VIC
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb

About this course

Increase your confidence

Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy will develop your literacy, numeracy and communication skills in preparation for the workplace. With changes in technology, literacy is more important than ever for job opportunities and socialising. You will learn to write simple sentences, communicate through conversation and develop basic numeracy skills using money, time, and measurement through hands-on activities. Your self-esteem and confidence will grow as your interpersonal skills improve.

Personalised learning from experienced teachers

Melbourne Polytechnic has decades of experience teaching literacy and numeracy skills, including active participation on the re-accreditation committee to ensure that your course is completely up-to-date. Your friendly teacher will work with you to develop an individualised program from beginning to end. Your learning will focus on the needs and opportunities that are relevant to you. Completing the course includes pathway planning, documenting your strengths and pathways and preparing an action plan for you to follow once the course is complete. At Melbourne Polytechnic, we limit class sizes to ten students to ensure you receive individual attention. As a Melbourne Polytechnic student you will have access to our libraries and learning services including computer labs, libraries and sporting facilities.

The start of your dream career

Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy is the first step on a path to your dream career. Using the skills learned through this course, you might find entry-level full-time, part-time or casual work. You could work in a wide variety of industries such as retail, hospitality, horticulture or animal studies.

Entry requirements

To apply you will need:
  • an application form
  • to have an interview
  • to be at least 16 years old
  • support of family/advocate
Applicants for this program will have a disability - e.g. Intellectual Disability, Autism, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

Study locations

Preston

Career pathways

The Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy is an opportunity to set you on a path to your dream career. You may also gain employment at entry level in a wide variety of industries such as Retail, Hospitality, Horticulture and Animal Studies

  • Certificate II in Retail Baking Assistance
  • Certificate II in Visual Arts
  • Certificate II in Animals Studies
  • Certificate II in Painting and Decorating

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.