This course provides an introduction to adult learning, and is specifically designed for learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment or intellectual disability. The focus is on supporting learners to investigate opportunities for active community participation and to develop self-confidence and skills for independent living. This course assists learners to develop life skills and supports self development so they can explore suitable future options such as employment, further study or community participation.
Evidence of permanent cognitive impairment/intellectual disability will be collected at the pre-training review and could include:
- Formal assessment by a registered medical practitioner
- Doctors/specialist reports
- Attendance at a Specialist School/SDS
- Integration support at school
- Integration support at school with modified curriculum.
Dates / Locations
#### When You Can Enrol
Apply online for the course commencing in February 2021.
#### Delivery Schedule
Three days per week on campus, commencing 8 February 2021, 9.30am-3pm, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
Info Events / Sessions
No info events or info sessions available.
#### Compulsory Units
VU23034 Develop personal goals with support
VU23035 Explore self development
VU23036 Participate in travel activities
VU23037 Explore future options for further training, work or community activities
VU23038 Participate in the community
VU23039 Use technology for a range of purposes
VU23040 Explore personal well being
VU23057 Participate in creative activities
VU23044 Apply communications skills for personal purposes
VU23045 Apply numeracy skills for personal purposes
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
While most of the learning occurs in the classroom there are frequent excursions and outings scheduled throughout the year.
Government Funded $2,675.00 (Tuition $2,675.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $535.00 (Tuition $535.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $4,815.00 (Tuition $4,815.00, Materials $0.00)
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the ‘Apply Now’ tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
Students must have evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment or intellectual disability. All students must attend a pre-training interview to determine their suitability, discuss goals, and to identify any barriers to learning.
Students may go on to further study - Certificate I in Work Education. As a student you are expected to attend all your TAFE classes. Your active participation in all activities is critical to your success. If you are absent from a class for a period of 4 weeks you may be withdrawn from the unit. Once you have been withdrawn you will need to re-enrol and pay a new enrolment fee. Please make sure that a medical certificate is provided for extended absences (1 week or more). Our aim is to help you develop your independent living skills and your self-confidence so that you can be an active participant in your local community. This program will help you determine an appropriate pathway to further studies, employment and/or volunteer work. Learning should always be enjoyable so make sure you participate in all activities, have some fun, and ask for help from your teacher and fellow students when you need it.
- Success requires full attendance
- Come to class prepared to learn
- Everyone has the right to an education
- Follow reasonable instructions
- No-one has the right to distract others
- Punctuality is expected
- Put in your best effort whilst in class
- Respect people and property.
[Study pathways with Wodonga TAFE »](/to-wodonga-tafe-and-beyond)
By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification.
- developing a work portfolio
- class participation and assignments
How to apply
Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in the course information page. If the course is not available for online application, you can submit your enquiry via the online form below. Also please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team on 1300 69 8233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: We reserve the right to close course intakes early. Many courses have limited places and high demand. Early applications are recommended. We reserve the right to cancel intakes and courses if there are insufficient student numbers.