The Certificate in General Education for Adults (CGEA)

SEE Certificate General Education for Adults (CGEA)

The Certificate in General Education for Adults (CGEA) is a curriculum that helps adults improve their literacy, numeracy and general education skills. The Certificates provide a range of educational opportunities to help students to meet personal needs, increase participation in the community, the workplace and further education and training.

There are four levels in the CGEA. Each has a number of units which you will need to complete to receive the award.

Course in Initial General Education for Adults (22234VIC)

This course is for people who have attended but not completed high school.

What will I learn?

  • reading and writing simple sentences and text messages
  • giving directions
  • replying to simple emails at work
  • using a calculator

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) (22235VIC)

This course is for people who have not completed high school.

What will I learn?

  • understanding simple instructions for work
  • filling in an incident form
  • reading an online job ad
  • calculating costs to complete a simple task

Certificate I in General Education for Adults (22236VIC)

This course is for people who have not completed high school.

What will I learn?

  • reading a range of workplace documents
  • using spreadsheets to analyse information
  • writing a resume and cover letter
  • researching information on the internet

Certificate II in General Education for Adults (22237VIC)

This course is for people who want to improve their skills for further education or employment.

What will I learn?

  • reading a range of complex texts
  • critically analysing information from a variety of sources
  • developing detailed budgets for a work project

Study with us

To enrol in the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program, you will need to meet the eligibility criteria set out by the Australian Government. You will also need a valid referral.

Find out more about how the referral and enrolment process works.

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