Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

Course Name Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)
Course Code 22476VIC
Nominal Hours Max. 440

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Course Overview

This course focuses on the development of literacy skills to create and interpret simple, personally relevant texts and mathematical knowledge to apply numeracy skills in everyday familiar situations.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.

Delivery Principles

  • Building on interests, abilities and strengths
  • Focus on practical ‘hands on’ learning
  • Encourage personal development and growth
  • Recognition of student achievement and contributions both formal and informal
  • Enabling students to learn at own pace
  • Learning in different ways according to different learning styles

Learning Support

Students will be learning under close supervision with high levels of direction.

Knowledge and employability skills development is supported by a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy skills and preparatory learning.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however a Pre-training Review will be conducted to gain necessary background information on all students to determine individuals are assessed at the required language, literacy and numeracy levels for this program.


Concession Tuition Fee
(Subject to eligibility. Proof of concession required)
$149.60 ($0.34 per nom. hour)
Government Subsidised Tuition Fee
(If eligible for funding)
$748 ($1.70 per nom. hour)
Government Contribution to Training $3,080 ($7 per hour)
Full Tuition Fee
(If not eligible for Govt. subsidy)
Materials Fee
(All participants to pay)
Administration Fee

Education Allowance Supplement for eligible students:

The Australian government’s Education Allowance Supplement goes towards covering the costs of training for eligible students. Students can only receive one (1) Education Allowance Supplement payment at any one time.

Concession rates for Skills First Program eligible students:

The concession rate of 20% of the Standard Tuition fee up to and including
Certificate IV level qualifications, as listed above is applicable to an individual who,
prior to the commencement of training, holds a current and valid concession card:

  • Health Care Card issued by the Commonwealth
  • Pensioner Concession Card; or Veteran’s Gold Card; or An alternative card or concession eligibility criterion approved by the Minister.
  • Individuals who self-identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (applicable to all levels of qualifications)

These concessions also apply to a dependent spouse or dependent child of a card holder.

Pre-training Review

Conducted for all prospective candidates to determine if:

  • The candidate has the appropriate foundation skills requirements to enter this qualification, and
  • The candidate holds vocational competency and currency in the proposed area which they intend to train and assess.

The review provides essential information about the learner, their industry and current workplace roles. This information allows SGAE to individualise training for the learner and contextualise for the industry ensuring appropriate delivery for success supported by diverse learner resources to give relevance to the unit/s within this qualification.

Enrolments, Fees & Refunds

All enrolments must be confirmed by payment of fees. Payment plans may also be available. Cancellation fees may apply. Please refer to our Fees & Refund Policy.

For more information about this course, visit training.gov.au