Certificates in General Education for Adults (CGEA)

Course Code
22237VIC , 22236VIC, 22235VIC , 22234VIC
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: 1 year. 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..
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2014
  • Ongoing

Foundation Studies

Phone: (03) 5175 9650
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: teaganw@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

Courses in general education for adults are designed to provide learners with the opportunity to re-engage with learning and provide a pathway to undertake further studies, enter the workforce and ultimately build confidence to pursue studies of their choice.

All students will have an individualised training plan to assist them achieve their goals. People enrol in this course because they may want to:
•    Improve literacy and numeracy skills
•    Build skills to re-enter the workforce
•    Increase technology and communication skills
•    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.

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 Prospects

Completing a CGEA course will enhance your employment prospects and ability to study at higher levels.

Entry Requirements

Attendance at an interview to enable placement in the appropriate level of study.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment is competency based where you will perform tasks when your skills are at the appropriate level. There are no exams.

Opportunities For Further Study

You 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.

Course Structure