Discover a path towards a future job with the help of supportive teachers. They'll guide you to improve your basic maths and general education skills. After completing this certificate, you will be able to access further study, employment or to participate in the community.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Use a computer, mobile phone, iPad or tablet
Improve your spelling and grammar
Improve your writing
Build your confidence with reading and maths
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
A teacher will contact you to make sure this is the right course for you.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A goal to improve your reading, writing and maths
A goal to improve your general education
A desire to learn digital skills
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: You will have reading, writing and maths skills to complete work tasks in a range of jobs
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
The Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) does not have any post-graduate courses.
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
The Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 16 Units of competency, including 12 core and 4 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.