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Certificate I in Transition Education - Work Education

  • Certificate

If you are not quite ready for work but interested in learning skills valued by employers in the workplace such as independence, team work, communication, recreation and social skills, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Transition Education is for you.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Course Code
22567VIC
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb

About this course

Learn independent life and social skills

If you are not quite ready for work but interested in learning skills valued by employers in the workplace such as independence, team work, communication, recreation and social skills, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Transition Education is for you. You will explore and participate in work and community activities. The skills you'll learn will depend on your goals and abilities and include using public transport, using technology safely, social skills, reading and writing, budgeting, basic cooking, recreation and health, creative media, dance and movement and exploring future options. Your self-esteem and confidence will grow as your interpersonal skills improve, and you'll find independence and active participation in the community much easier.

Learn from the best in Victoria

Melbourne Polytechnic leads the education sector in experience and innovation for transition and work education. In 2018, we won 'Inclusive Training Provider' in the Department of Education's Victorian Training Awards (VTA). We are very experienced at teaching students with a disability so you can be confident that you will have the support you need. We'll work with you, your family and advocate or carer to create an individual learning plan based on your needs and goals so you can learn at your own pace. Your class will have a maximum of ten students to ensure you have you have an individualised program in a caring and supportive environment. You'll benefit from real-life interactions with Darebin City Council, Consumer Affairs Victoria, Metro Trains Community Education Unit, Ambulance, Police and Fire Services and the TREV Sports Tournament. The course also includes three workshops for Parents as Career Partners.

Get ready for the workplace

This course will provide the essential foundation to increasing your confidence, independence and life skills. You could graduate and choose another course, such as Certificate I in Work Education - General, Hospitality or Ignition Theatre streams or Certificate II in Food Processing.

Entry requirements

You'll be asked to complete an entry report and an interview. You'll be 16 years or over, have special learning needs (intellectual/learning disability, autism spectrum, ABI or other) and the potential and motivation for employment. You have the support of your family/advocate.

Study locations

Preston

Career pathways

This course will provide the essential foundation to increasing your confidence, life skills and exploring future options, work interests and pathways.

  • Certificate I in Work Education
  • Certificate I in General Education for Adults
  • 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.