22566VIC Certificate I in Work Education

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


The Certificate I in Work Education is intended to support post compulsory school age learners with permanent intellectual disabilities to explore work options and access pathways to further specific vocational education and training. It supports learners to improve their employability and work readiness.


The Certificate I in Work Education will support students into open employment working in routine procedural tasks.


The Certificate I in Work Education enables access to further specific vocational training.

Course Delivery

Class room based full time study.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Entry into Certificate I in Work Education is intended for post-compulsory aged school age learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment/intellectual disability. In exceptional circumstances, compulsory school age learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment/intellectual disability may be enrolled in the qualification, provided the Registered Training Organisation can establish the learner's Secondary School is unable to meet their needs and the learner has a level of behavioural maturity that would allow them to develop the communication and interpersonal skills expected in the workplace. Permanent cognitive impairment /intellectual disability must be evidenced. Evidence could include: Formal assessment by a registered medical practitioner, doctors/specialist reports, attendance at a Specialist School, Integration support at school, Integration support at school with modified curriculum. While learners may also have the following conditions, these do not constitute a permanent cognitive impairment/intellectual disability: Social and/or emotional issues, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, specific learning difficulties, mental health conditions, physical disabilities.

Expected Time to Complete

2 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MSMWHS100 Follow WHS procedures 20 $20.00
VU22787 Prepare for employment 30 $20.00
VU23028 Develop an individual vocational plan with support 100 $30.00
VU23029 Develop personal management skills for work 80 $30.00
VU23030 Participate in vocational activities 400 $120.00
VU23031 Participate in practical placement with support 300 $50.00
VU23032 Develop workplace communications skills 30 $20.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
VU22109 Complete forms 20 $20.00
VU22904 Recognise and use time 40 $20.00
VU23043 Participate in recreational activities 50 $35.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $4,081
Concession $1,104
RPL Government Subsidised $2,249
RPL Concession $450
RPL Self-funded $3,374
Self-Funded $5,206

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2021 February Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom Based, Full Year