Certificate I in Work Education
12 month: 1 day per week, 9:00am - 3:00pm
The Certificate I in Work Education course helps build your confidence and skills to be better placed to enter the workforce. This qualification provides a range of practical, hands on learning opportunities that assists people with a disability who aspire to gain employment and independence.
You’ll learn in the classroom and on the job through work placement. Learning will include excursions, simulated work environments and practical work placement opportunities as well as classroom based activities including personal management, teamwork and communication skills that will help your future in the workforce. Vocational electives include working effectively with others, explore a micro business opportunity and using business equipment and resources.
All students have the opportunity to gain real-life experience, with practical placement that is arranged by SGAE in consultation with each learner. We will also work with you to identify a pathway for you once the course is complete.
Class sizes are kept small, so you’ll receive individual attention.
This course is the first step for learners. You may gain employment at entry level in a wide variety of industries or you might also continue to study for other qualifications to achieve your goals.
Who can participate?
The Certificate I in Work 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.
Further Study Pathways
While there are no formal pathways from the Certificate I in Work Education, there are a number of other training options available:
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|VU23028||Develop and apply individual vocational plan with support|
|VU23029||Develop personal management skills for work|
|VU23030||Participate in vocational activities|
|VU23031||Participate in practical placement with support|
|MSMWHS100||Follow WHS procedures|
|VU22787||Prepare for employment|
|VU23032||Develop workplace communication skills|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|TLIG1001||Work effectively with others|
|VU23033||Explore a micro business opportunity|
|BSBADM101||Use business equipment and resources|
(Subject to eligibility. Proof of concession required) $350 ($0.33 per nom. hour)
(If eligible for funding) $1,750 ($1.63 per nom. hour)
(If not eligible for Govt. subsidy) $16,800
(All participants to pay) $250
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.