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