Offering Info

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

  • National Course Code: 22476VIC
  • TAFE NSW code: 22476VIC-01V01-21RDW-020

Location – Randwick (English Reading & Writing)


Full Time



Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

14.3 Hours per week


17 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

The nationally-recognised Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) helps you improve your basic maths and general education skills. After completing this certificate, you will be able to access further study, employment or participate in the community.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, 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


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Learning skills
  • Confidence
  • Work skills
  • Digital skills


Completing this course provides you with:

  • Improve your reading and writing
  • Improve your maths
  • Improve your general education
  • Learn digital skills

Career opportunities:

  • You will have reading, writing and maths skills to complete work tasks in a range of jobs.


Take your study to the next level with:

  • Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways
  • Certificate I in Access to Work and Training

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.


A teacher will contact you to make sure this is the right course for you.


This course will help you:

  • Improve your reading and writing
  • Improve your maths
  • Improve your general education
  • Learn digital skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

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

  • Prior to enrolment you should attend the information sessions on 23/06/2021. At this information session, 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.


To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date | Time | Location
Wednesday, 23 June 2021| 1:00pm to 6:00pm | Randwick Campus, Building B, Level 1, Room B146


This is a Full Time, Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 14.3 hours of class per week, for 17 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 21 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, preparation.


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Would like to improve their reading, writing, maths and digital skills.


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

  • Students can attend the Study Centre for additional support with their coursework or independent study. Additional courses are available in Digital Literacy [smart phone use] and Phonics [spelling and pronunciation].

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
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • 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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled Flexible. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.


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?


Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
VU22358 Develop learning goals
VU22359 Conduct a project with guidance
Elective Units
Number Title
VU22364 Participate in simple spoken interactions
VU22365 Create simple texts for personal purposes
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
VU22372 Work with and interpret simple numerical information in familiar texts
VU22375 Apply basic computer skills to language learning
VU22376 Access the internet for language learning
VU22450 Work with and interpret simple directions in familiar situations
BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer
VU22368 Create simple texts to participate in the community
VU22360 Engage with simple texts for personal purposes
BSBITU102 Develop keyboard skills
VU22363 Engage with simple texts to participate in the community

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

Randwick, Main Campus
Corner of Darley Road & King Street, Randwick
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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