Are you an international student?
Not available for international students.
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?
This course will help you learn the skills you will need to be successful at work.
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.
Student job outcomes on the rise with The Royal Children's Hospital placement program
You will complete core subjects: and electives.
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
Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Develop an individual vocational plan with support
Develop personal management skills for work
Participate in vocational activities
Participate in practical placement with support
Develop interpersonal communication skills for the workplace
Engage with simple texts for employment purposes
Work with numbers and money in simple, familiar situations
Work With And Interpret Simple Numerical Information In Familiar Texts
| Code || Name |
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|VU21664||Prepare for employment|
|VU21771||Develop an individual vocational plan with support|
|VU21772||Develop personal management skills for work|
|VU21773||Participate in vocational activities|
|VU21774||Participate in practical placement with support|
|VU21775||Develop interpersonal communication skills for the workplace|
|VU21301||Engage with simple texts for employment purposes|
|VU21307||Work with numbers and money in simple, familiar situations|
|VU21311||Work With And Interpret Simple Numerical Information In Familiar Texts|
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
When you pass the course, you will get the 22302VIC Certificate I in Work Education.
You may also get the:
- SIT10216 Certificate I in Hospitality;
- AHC10316 Certificate I in Horticulture; or
- SIR10116 Certificate I in Retail Services.
When you finish your course, you may choose to progress to other courses, traineeships or pre-apprenticeships.
- Open or supported employment.
- Voluntary work
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.
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Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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