Are you 16-19 years old? Do you need support with your learning and/or social skills? Did you attend a specialist school or get help from a teacher's aide in class? The Certificate I in Work Education will help you learn the skills you will need to be successful at work.
Career opportunities, include:
- open or supported employment
- voluntary work
Pathways to further study:
- When you finish your course, you may choose to progress to other courses, traineeships or pre-apprenticeships.
Studying the Certificate I in Work Education at Holmesglen
You will take part in subjects and projects that will help you develop:
job-seeking skill, work-readiness skills, time-management skills, personal presentation skills, team-work and communication skills.
You may also be able to study one of these courses as part of your program: SIT10216 Certificate I in Hospitality; AHC10316 Certificate I in Horticulture; or SIR10116 Certificate I in Retail Services.
You will study in groups of 10. The course includes 30 days of work placement and a two-night camp.
Monday to Friday, 9.15am-3pm, plus six weeks of work placement
||Contribute to health and safety of self and others
||Participate in practical placement with support
||Prepare for employment
||Develop an individual vocational plan with support
||Participate in vocational activities
||Work with numbers and money in simple, familiar situations
||Engage with simple texts for employment purposes
||Work With And Interpret Simple Numerical Information In Familiar Texts
||Develop personal management skills for work
||Develop interpersonal communication skills for the workplace
| Code || Name |
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|VU21774||Participate in practical placement with support|
|VU21664||Prepare for employment|
|VU21771||Develop an individual vocational plan with support|
|VU21773||Participate in vocational activities|
|VU21307||Work with numbers and money in simple, familiar situations|
|VU21301||Engage with simple texts for employment purposes|
|VU21311||Work With And Interpret Simple Numerical Information In Familiar Texts|
|VU21772||Develop personal management skills for work|
|VU21775||Develop interpersonal communication skills for the workplace|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
This course is designed for people aged 16-19 who have a mild intellectual disability or learning difficulty.
You will need to have:
- the potential to travel independently and take part in all course activities.
- a desire to complete the course.
- interest in gaining employment and/or progressing to further study.
You will need to come to a meeting with a parent or carer to find out if the course will meet your needs. During the meeting, you will be asked to complete a literacy and numeracy task to assess your support needs. A teacher will help you to complete the tasks.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the Certificate I in Work Education.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Other fees* (GST inc)
*Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised/Concession fees.
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out more about paying for your course.