Certificate I in Transition Education

Course Name Certificate I in Transition Education
Course Code 22567VIC
Course Length 12 months
Nominal Hours 1045
Date/s Hamilton: Commencing July 2021 (Semester 2)
Bendigo: Commencing July 2021 (Semester 2)
Timetable Hamilton: Tuesdays, 9:00am - 3:00pm*
Bendigo: Mondays, 9:00am - 3:00pm*

*other days may be on offer, subject to demand.

Course Description

This course supports learners with a permanent cognitive and/or intellectual disability to become active
participants in the community. The course assists learners to develop life skills and supports self-development so that they can explore suitable future options such as employment, further study or community participation.

Please note: SGAE deliver Certificate I in Transition Education in different formats across Bendigo and Hamilton.

Hamilton’s course focuses on real-life activities of preparing and cooking meals (Garden to Plate). Participants will be involved in many activities including growing vegetables, shopping, budgeting and reading labels. The course has been tailored to explore and address personal health, the effect of healthy eating and meal preparation in a weekly practical cooking class. There are added social benefits for participants coming together as a group to plan, prepare, cook and share a meal together in a supportive and caring environment.


Who Can Participate?

The Certificate I in Transition Education 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.

Types of Assessments

  • Observation
  • Demonstration
  • Participation


Concession Tuition Fee
(Subject to eligibility. Proof of concession required)
$350 ($0.33 per nom. hour)
Government Subsidised Tuition Fee
(If eligible for funding)
$1,750 ($1.67 per nom. hour)
Government Contribution to Training $14,630 ($14 per hour)
Full Tuition Fee
(If not eligible for Govt. subsidy)
Materials Fee
(All participants to pay)
Administration Fee

Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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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.