22566VIC Certificate I in Work Education

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VU course code: 22566VIC | Level of study: TAFE
1 year full time
Face to Face
Footscray Nicholson, St Albans


Gain valuable workplace skills and confidence with a Certificate I in Work Education 22566VIC at Victoria University.

This course is designed for young people with additional needs. You will develop personal management skills, communication, confidence and independence in preparation for work and further study.

This course will give you an understanding of basic workplace expectations. We will support your additional needs and help you to gain skills in:

  • job seeking and employability
  • work readiness
  • personal management
  • teamwork and communication
  • basic literacy and numeracy
  • applying strategies to support workplace participation
  • use of everyday technology relevant to the workplace.

As part of the Work Education Program, you will investigate and identify vocational options that you may wish to pursue in the future. You will have the opportunity to participate in a range of vocational activities, including furniture making and hospitality, which will give you an understanding of the tasks required in related job roles and how to carry them out effectively. These vocational activities will support you to pathway into further courses.

NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

The course structure comprises the following core and elective units. These electives have been selected based on industry needs, graduate pathways and/or student and teacher feedback.

To be eligible for the award of 22566VIC Certificate I in Work Education learners must successfully complete a total of Ten (10) units comprising:

* Seven (7) core units

* Three (3) electives which may be selected from:

  • units listed in the 22566VIC Certificate I in Work Education curriculum
  • units first packaged in Certificate I qualifications in endorsed training packages or accredited courses
  • units first packaged in an accredited ‘Course in..’.

Selection of electives must reflect the integrity and intent of the qualification.

Fees & Scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.




Studying at Victoria University will improve your skills and confidence to help you transition into adult education or work.

The course aims to support students develop their personal management skills, communication, confidence and independence in preparation for work and further study.