Certificate I in Work Education

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  • Objectives
    Certificate I in Work Education is aimed at young people who have special learning needs and who want to work in open employment or undertake further vocational training.
  • Entry requirements
    Students must be identified as having special learning needs, and have a degree of mobility which enables them to participate in all aspects of the course. Students must want to work or undertake further training. Other Entry Requirements Students must be prepared to undertake extensive work experience, and extensive community engagement.
  • Academic title
    Certificate I in Work Education
  • Course description
    Why study Work Ed/VCAL at BRIT?

        * Small classes of less than 10
        * Support worker available to all students in classes
        * Staff with extra qualifications in Special Education and Vocational Education
        * Support workers with training and experience in working with people with disabilities
        * Extensive up to date resources/purpose designed facilities such as kitchens and workshops
        * Caring, individual attention - students learn at their own pace using a variety of learning                modes

    Key Study Areas      

    There are 12 different modules in the course. These can be grouped into:

        * Literacy/numeracy/personal interaction studies
        * Workplace education
        * Vocational electives

    This course includes the modules from Certificate I in Work Education and supplementary units from Victorian Certificate in Applied Learning.

    • Bendigo (City Campus)
    • Echuca Campus

    Selection Process    
    • Individual Interview
    • Group Interview

    Employment Opportunities     

    At the completion of this level, students could expect to have the skills and attitudes to apply for entry level positions where their work is supervised. Students, through their work experience and vocational elective modules, can gain skills and experience to take to an employment agency or a job interview.

    What qualifications do I recieve?

    At the conclusion of the 2 years, students who have successfully completed all units offered, will receive Certificate I in Work Education and the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning.  They will also receive certificates for any other modules studied from Certificate I in Transition Education.

    Further Study Options     

    Through their vocational electives and work experiences, students can try out industries of interest. On completion of this certificate they can apply for entry into relevant industry courses.

    For example if a student has enjoyed and been successful in hospitality modules within this course, he or she may choose to apply to enter a hospitality course the year after he/she graduates from
    Cetificate I in Work Education.


    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Packaging Rules     

    Over 2 years, students undertake:-

        * 2 VCAL units, either personal development or work related skills
        * All modules from Certificate I in Work Education
        * Some modules from Certificate I in Transition Education

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)

    BSBCMN106A       Follow workplace safety procedures
    ICAITTW011B      Participate In A Team And Individually To Achieve Organisation Goals
    TDTE397B            Participate In Basic Workplace Communication
    VBM686               Numeracy And Mathematics - Introductory
    VBP511               Induction
    VBP512               Individual Vocational Plan
    VBP513               Interpersonal Communication Skills
    VBP514               Personal Management Skills
    VBP515               Community Skills
    VBP516               Career Planning
    VBP517               Workplace Education
    VBP518               Vocational Elective

    Duration Options

    Certificate I in Work Education is delivered over 2 years.

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