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Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

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Overview About this course

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.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Learning skills

  • Work skills

  • Digital skills

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

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.

Entry recommendations

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.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: You will have reading, writing and maths skills to complete work tasks in a range of jobs

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

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.

Further study 0 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.

Related study 0 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.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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.

  • Develop learning goals VU22358

  • Conduct a project with guidance VU22359

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

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

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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.