Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy
The Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy is intended to support development of foundation
literacy and numeracy skills for learners with intellectual disabilities.
It is intended that learners will build knowledge of:
- letter identification as the building blocks of words
- simple strategies to relate pictures or symbols to words
- simple strategies to identify words
- non-verbal strategies to assist communication
- whole numbers, simple fractions and simple strategies for recognition and use.
The overall content and structure of this course focuses on life skills including personal development, engagement in the community as well as moving towards further education/training or possible supported employment.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
The Course in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy is restricted to post compulsory school aged learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment or intellectual disability.
Entry to this program is therefore restricted to adult learners who can provide evidence of having a permanent cognitive impairment or intellectual disability. The permissible documents of evidence include:
- Formal assessment by a registered medical practitioner
- Doctors/Specialist reports
- Attendance at specialist school/SDS
- Integration support at school
- Integration support at school with modified curriculum
- A letter from a registered medical practitioner stating the student has a
permanent cognitive impairment or intellectual disability
There are no educational entry requirements for this course, however a pre-training interview will be conducted to gain necessary background information on all students to determine this program is appropriate for them. Individuals are assessed for relevant language, literacy and numeracy levels for this program.
Carers are encouraged to attend the sessions.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|VU22905||Recognise coins and notes|
|VU22896||Recognise pictures and symbols|
|VU22898||Communicate using picture and symbols|
|VU22892||Recognise and use letters from the alphabet|
|VU22899||Write simple words|
|VU22897||Read simple words|
|VU22904||Recognise and use time|
(Subject to eligibility. Proof of concession required) $150 ($0.42 per nom. hour)
(If eligible for funding) $750 ($2.08 per nom. hour)
(If not eligible for Govt. subsidy) $5,790
(All participants to pay) $40
Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
To find out more information on Fees and Eligibility, please click here.
Payment plans may also be available. Cancellation fees may apply. Please refer to our Fees & Refund Policy.
How to Apply
To apply, please call our Head Office on 1800 810 393.