Certificates in General Education for Adults (CGEA)
- Course Code
- 21770VIC, 21771VIC, 21772VIC, 21773VIC
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Location
- Warragul; Yallourn; Morwell
- Course Duration
Part Time: 2 years. Students may take longer to achieve the level they want in the certificates.
- Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE.
This course may be free if you are a Centrelink recipient and want to upgrade your literacy and numeracy skills. Contact your Job Service or Centrelink for referral..
- Study Modes
- On Campus; Part Time (Day)
- Starting Date
- February 2013
Phone: (03) 5120 4564
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
It's never too late to improve your skills and go back to study. Enrolling in the CGEA is usually the first step for those mature age or younger people who haven't completed their primary or secondary education or who want to improve or update their literacy, maths, computer and general education skills.
You'll have your own individualised learning plan so you can tailor the course to your own needs and job goals. People often enrol in this course because they want to:
• Learn to communicate better,
• Learn the maths they need for everyday life,
• Meet the literacy standards for the Army or Navy,
• Obtain computer skills,
• Help their children with homework
• Apply for advanced courses in other areas of study.
Studying CGEA at GippsTAFE means you get easier access to information on other courses you might want to undertake in the future.
What you will learn
In this course we will develop an individual training plan with you. This will include:
• reading and writing units for personal purposes, to participate in the community, to improve your learning and for employment.
• numeracy units are around measurement, using timetables, budgeting and numeracy in newpapers and the media.
You will also have the opportunity to learn basic computer skills.
In addition to the above, you also select units of your choice (electives).
• Legal studies
• Child studies
• Financial literacy
You can also be given credit for previous units of studied in other courses.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Employment ProspectsCompleting a CGEA course will enhance your employment prospects and ability to study at higher levels.
Entry RequirementsAttendance at an interview to enable placement in the appropriate level of study.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment is competency based where you will perform tasks when your skills are at the appropriate level. There are no exams.
Opportunities For Further StudyYou may be eligible for a range of TAFE courses depending on the level reached within the program. Many students continue into VCE Year 11 and 12, before joining vocational courses in other departments.
|New Maths Modules|
|VU20783, VU20769, VU20791||Numbers and money|
|VU20784, VU20770, VU20792||Directions|
|VU20785, VU20771, VU20793||Measurements|
|VU20786, VU20772, VU20794||Shape and design|
|VU20787, VU20773, VU20795||Numerical information in texts|
|VU20788, VU20774, VU20796||Numerical and/or statistical information in tables and graphs|
|VU20812||Investigate and interpret shapes and measurements and related formulae in a range of contexts|
|VU20813||Investigate numerical and statistical information in a range of contexts|
|VU20814||Investigate and use simple mathematical formulae and problem solving techniques in a range of contexts|
|VBQU167||Use computer language and perform simple computing tasks|
|VBQU168||Access the internet for language learning|
|VBQM480||Elections and government|
|VBQM483||Events in Australian history|
|VBQM482||Driving and owning a car|
|VBQU181||Investigate an environmental issue|
|VBQU182||Investigate the solar system|
|VBQU183||Investigate chemical behaviour of common substances|
|TDTE497B||Create for employment purposes|
|VBQU150||Create for employment purposes|