Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy is a course for post compulsory school aged learners with an Intellectual Disability or Permanent Cognitive Impairment to develop skills with a view to find the most appropriate option for them in the community.
Students will improve their Literacy and Numeracy skills which will lead to increased general knowledge and opportunities in supported employment in a variety of industries.
Successful completion of this course will enable progression to Certificate I in Work Education, Certificate I in General Education for Adults or on to supported employment.
Students will participate in real life learning experiences which may include excursions to the bank, Centrelink, shopping and community service agencies. Classes are Monday and Tuesday 9.00am to 3.30pm. This equates to 580 hours delivered over 39 weeks.
Entry to Certificate I in Initial Adult literacy and Numeracy is restricted to post compulsory school age learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment/intellectual disability which may be accompanied by additional conditions such as: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Social and/or emotional issues, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Specific learning disabilities, Mental health conditions, Physical disabilities. | Permanent cognitive impairment/intellectual disability must be evidenced. Evidence could include: Formal assessment by a registered medical practitioner, Doctors/specialist reports, Attendance at a Special School/SDS, Integration support at school, Integration support at school with modified curriculum. | 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.
|VU20939||Recognise and interpret safety signs and symbols||10||$20.00|
|VU21282||Develop a learning plan and portfolio with support||20||$15.00|
|VU21284||Engage with short simple texts for learning purposes||20||$15.00|
|VU21288||Create short simple texts for learning purposes||15||$15.00|
|VU21739||Communicate orally using phrases||80||$15.00|
|VU21740||Read simple sentences||70||$25.00|
|VU21741||Write simple sentences||70||$25.00|
|VU21742||Communicate orally using simple sentences||35||$25.00|
|VU21743||Give and follow simple directions||25||$15.00|
|VU21744||Recognise and use simple fractions||20||$10.00|
|VU21745||Count and use numbers from 1 to 100||20||$10.00|
|VU21751||Use simple metric weights||25||$10.00|
|VU21752||Use simple liquid measures||25||$10.00|
|VU21753||Use simple linear measures||25||$10.00|
|VU21754||Use coins and notes||25||$10.00|
|VU21755||Use simple addition skills||40||$10.00|
|VU21756||Use simple subtraction skills||40||$10.00|
|RPL Government Subsidised||$792|
|2019 January||Swan Hill Campus||Full Time, Classroom Based, Full Year|
|2019 January||Mildura Campus||Full Time, Classroom Based, Full Year|