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 has a direct pathway to Certificate II Work Education and/or enables access to further specific vocational training.

Course Delivery

Classroom based full time study with practical placement component.

Entry Requirements

Each applicant will be required to undertake a Pre-training Review before enrolling to help confirm if the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about skills, knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and employment goals. Entry to the Certificate 1 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

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MSMWHS100 Follow WHS procedures 20 $0.00
VU22787 Prepare for employment 30 $0.00
VU23028 Develop an individual vocational plan with support 100 $0.00
VU23029 Develop personal management skills for work 80 $0.00
VU23030 Participate in vocational activities 400 $0.00
VU23031 Participate in practical placement with support 300 $0.00
VU23032 Develop workplace communications skills 30 $0.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
TLIG1001 Work effectively with others 40 $0.00
VU22369 Work with simple numbers and money in familiar situations 30 $0.00
VU22789 Participate in job seeking activities 50 $0.00
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 $1,535
Concession $628
RPL Government Subsidised $3,402
RPL Concession $680
RPL Self-funded $4,536
Self-Funded $2,615

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

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Intake Campus Course Details
2023 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom Based, Full Year