This course is designed to support post-school-age learners with permanent intellectual disabilities to develop the skills they need to explore work options and to access pathways to further vocational education and training. It provides learners with opportunities to improve their employability and work readiness skills, and to develop an individual education plan focused on personal strengths.
Students participate in work placement for a minimum of 20 days and experience a variety of vocational tasters throughout the course. A two-day camp provides opportunities for students to celebrate their achievements and share successes with their teachers at the conclusion of the course.
- Contribute to health and safety of self and others
- Participate in job-seeking activities
- Develop an individual vocational plan with support
- Develop personal management skills for work
- Participate in vocational tasters/activities
- Participate in practical placement with support
- Be an effective volunteer
- Work effectively with others
- Participate in basic workplace communication
- Operate a personal computer
VU21771 Develop an individual vocational plan with support
VU21772 Develop personal management skills for work
VU21773 Participate in vocational activities
VU21774 Participate in practical placement with support
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
VU21664 Prepare for employment
VU21775 Develop interpersonal communication skills for the workplace
CHCVOL201B Be an effective volunteer
TLIG1001A Work effectively with others
BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer
Assessment will be through your portfolio, class participation and class assignments.
By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF Qualification.
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
Full-time: 10 months
When You Can Start
9.30am-3pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
While most of the learning occurs in the classroom there are frequent excursions and outings scheduled throughout the year. Placements will vary per study stream. Students will also be required to participate in a practical work placement for 20 hours total.
Students must have evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment or intellectual disability. All potential students must attend a pre-training interview to determine their suitability, to discuss goals, and to identify any barriers to learning.
Government Funded $2,612.50 (Tuition $2,612.50, Materials $0.00)
Concession $522.50 (Tuition $522.50, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $4,702.50 (Tuition $4,702.50, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
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 future 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.
How to apply
Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in this course information page. If the course is not available for online application, you can submit your enquiry via the online form below. Alternatively, 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.
Students may go on to further study in the Certificate II in Work Education or the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Foundation) or other Certificate II courses.
As a student you are expected to attend all your TAFE classes. As a student 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 reenrol 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
When You Can Enrol
Apply online for the course commencing in February 2021.
Please fill the below fields then submit your enquiry: