Certificate I in Work Education

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Course Location
GETT Centre
Course Duration
Full Time: 1 year
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
On Campus; Flexible
9:00am - 3:30pm
Natasha Hunt
Training coordinator - GETT Centre
Phone: (03) 5175 9650
Email: natashah@gippstafe.edu.au

Course Overview

The Certificate I in Workplace Education is aimed at people who face barriers to education and employment. This Certificate will assist students to improve their literacy and numeracy skills whilst also gaining a good understanding and knowledge of local industry, jobs that are available and how to improve their employment prospects. Whilst completing this certificate students will have the opportunity to do a job placement and experience many different TAFE programs through a tasters program.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate I in Work Education.

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.


  • Applicants must be aged 15-25 years

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


  • Practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions
  • Problem solving
  • Documents/folio
  • Case studies
  • Group projects and group discussions
  • Survivor days where students are placed insituations outside their comfort zone and need to rely on team work and problem solving skills

Opportunities For Further Study

Certificate II in Education and Skills Development (Note: GippsTAFE is currently seeking expressions of interest for this course. This course will run subject to all necessary approvals and adequate student numbers)

Certificate II in General Education for Adults

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


Course Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
Develop an individual vocational plan with support
Develop personal management skills for work
Participate in job seeking activities
Participate in vocational tasters/activities
Participate in practical placement with support
Participate in OHS processes

Elective Units - 4 units from the list below (please contact the selected campus for the units they will be offering)
Unit Code
Unit Name
Work with time, money and directions in simple everyday situations
Work with simple measurement and design
Work with simple numerical and statistical information
Engage with simple texts for employment purposes
Create simple texts for employment purposes