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.

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

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

Units of Competency

 

  • VU21297 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance
  • VU21298 Conduct a project with guidance
  • BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer
  • BSBITU102 Develop keyboard skills
  • VU21299 Engage with simple texts for personal purposes
  • VU21301 Engage with simple texts for employment purposes
  • VU21302 Create simple texts for personal purposes
  • VU21303 Create simple texts for learning purposes
  • VU21305 Create simple texts for employment purposes
  • VU21306 Create simple texts to participate in the community
  • VU21309 Work with measurements in simple, familiar situations
  • VU21310 Work with simple design and shape in familiar situations
  • VU21311 Work with an interpret simple numerical information in familiar texts
  • VU21312 Work with and interpret statistical information in simple familiar texts

 

22236VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults 

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

Units of Competency

  • VU21323 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio
  • VU21324 Plan and undertake a project
  • BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer
  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • BSBITU102 Develop keyboard skills
  • VU21325 Engage with texts of limited complexity for personal purposes
  • VU21326 Engage with texts of limited complexity for learning purposes
  • VU21327 Engage with texts of limited complexity for employment purposes
  • VU21329 Create texts of limited complexity for personal purposes
  • VU21330 Create texts of limited complexity for learning purposes
  • VU21331 Create texts of limited complexity for employment purposes
  • VU21333 Work with a range of numbers and money in familiar and routine situations
  • VU21334 Work with and interpret directions in familiar and routine situations
  • VU21335 Work with measurement in familiar and routine situations
  • VU21336 Work with design and shape in familiar and routine situations

Achieving a qualification

To receive an award, you must attend classes regularly, complete coursework and successfully complete assessments. You may also need to study after class.

The table below shows how many hours students normally need to study to receive a nationally recognised award:

Qualification

Nominal hours*
CGEA Curriculum
22235VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) 355 – 440 hours
22236VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults 385 – 480

*Nominal hours are the hours of training notionally required to achieve the outcomes of units of competency. Nominal hours are identified for nationally endorsed qualifications.

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

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.
The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.

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