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Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

  • National Course Code: 22476VIC
  • TAFE NSW code: 22476VIC-01V01-20SGR-002

Location – St George

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

16 Hours per week


17 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) supports adults to improve their literacy, basic maths and general education skills to access further study, employment or to participate in the community. It focuses on the development of literacy skills to create and engage with personally relevant simple, familiar and predictable paper based and web based text types and mathematical knowledge to apply numeracy skills in everyday familiar situations and to develop learning goals.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this course


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.


This is a Full Time Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 12 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 1 weeks/ 6 months.

You may also be required to complete approximately 24 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation.


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Students interested in improving their reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary and communication skills for work or personal use.


There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Access to the college drop-in Study Centre for help with further developing your skills and knowledge.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00am to 2:30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

Prior to enrolment you will be interviewed by a teacher to help you determine if this is the most suitable course for you and to determine if any additional learning support will be required. You can call to make an appointment on 9598 6255.


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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Core Units
Number Title
VU22358 Develop learning goals
VU22359 Conduct a project with guidance
Elective Units
Number Title
VU22373 Work with and interpret simple statistical information in familiar texts
VU22366 Create simple texts for learning purposes
VU22369 Work with simple numbers and money in familiar situations
VU22370 Work with simple measurements in familiar situations
VU22382 Identify major events in Australian history
VU22361 Engage with simple texts for learning purposes
VU22368 Create simple texts to participate in the community
VU22374 Develop verbal communication skills
VU22376 Access the internet for language learning
VU22375 Apply basic computer skills to language learning
VU22365 Create simple texts for personal purposes
VU22360 Engage with simple texts for personal purposes
VU22363 Engage with simple texts to participate in the community
VU22450 Work with and interpret simple directions in familiar situations

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

St George, Main Campus
Corner Princes Highway & President Avenue, Kogarah
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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