This course is for people who have special learning needs. The course prepares students for employment and/or further education by including a wide variety of learning experiences and activities. Students can access a broad range of vocational learning activities that complement their individual needs.
Cranbourne Frankston Dandenong
When Does The Course Start?
Full time/part-time day classes. Full time run up to 5 days per week for 18 months
PT: approx 4-18 hours per week
FT: 20 hours per week
What Entrance Requirements Are There?
No academic requirements. People with special learning needs
How Will I Be Selected?
Are There Any Other Special Requirements?
People with special learning needs
How Should I Apply?
Apply directly to Chisholm
Is There An Interview?
Study Area Summary
Induction; Individual Vocational Plan; Interpersonal Communication Skills; Workplace Communication Skills; Team Work; Personal Management Skills; Community Skills; Numeracy and Mathematics 1; Career Planning; Workplace Education and vocational electives include: (subject to demand) Practical Placement; Childcare; Hospitality; Automotive; Building and Construction; Hairdressing; Office Administration; Plastics; Retail; Sport and Recreation; Horticulture; Engineering; Multimedia; Art
Subjects / Modules
To provide learners with an introduction to the training organisation. This includes the expectations of individuals and the range of facilities and services available. This module also helps participants examine the personal arrangements they will need to make in order to take part in the training program.
Individual Vocational Plan VBP512
To provide learners with the skills to develop an individual transition plan to maximise development throughout the course and to plan for exit.
Interpersonal Communication Skills VBP513
To provide learners with interpersonal and conversational skills.
Participate in Basic Workplace Communication TLIE307C
To provide learners with the skills to perceive and respond to social situations appropriately thereby increasing their ability to obtain and maintain employment and develop meaningful relationships.
Personal Management Skills VBP514
To provide learners with the skills and tools for applying personal independence in everyday situations.
Community Skills VBP515
To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to use facilities and technologies in order to participate more fully in their communities.
Numeracy and Mathematics I - Introductory VBM686
To provide learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence to perform simple and familiar numeracy tasks and to develop the ability to make sense of maths in their daily lives.
Career Planning VBP516
To develop personal organisation and job search skills
Workplace Education VBP517
To provide learners with a variety of experiences in work settings in order to assess aptitudes, develop interests and to refine skills, work attitudes and behaviours.
Demonstrate Care and Apply Safe Practices at Work TLIPC107A
To provide learners with general OH&S requirements in business organisations & is relevant for employees working under direct supervision with no responsibilities for other people.
Vocational Electives VBP518
Automotive, Engineering, Hairdressing, Childcare, Building Studies, Computers, Horticulture, Hospitality, Sport & Recreation, Art, Multimedia, Retail and Drama.
Ongoing course-based assessment
Open and Supported Employment
Further Education Opportunities and Articulation to Other Courses
Certificate in General Education for Adults, vocational courses
Support is available to students in a range of areas including Study Skills, Personal Counselling, Careers Advice and Disability Support. Contact Student Advisory Services for more details.