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22302VIC Certificate I in Work Education

Course code: 22302VIC


What does this course involve?
Certificate I in Work Education is designed specifically for people who have learning difficulties or disabilities.  It is aimed at developing the core practical skills and knowledge to prepare you to gain and maintain meaningful employment.

These skills include:

  • social and communication skills
  • career planning
  • numeracy and  literacy  skills
  • job searching, resume writing and interviewing skills
  • on the job work experience.

What are the entry requirements for this course?
There are no pre-requisites for this course but the following will be taken into consideration:

  • age-appropriate behaviours
  • independent travel to the training venue
  • motivation to undertake and complete the certificate
  • the ability to take part in all certificate activities.

How is the training funded?
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding (eligibility criteria apply) or through Fee-for-Service arrangements.

What further study options will I have?
Once you have finished this course you may wish to consider other Certificate I level courses or a Certificate II level course in a specific industry such as horticulture.

How long is this course?
Certificate I in Work Education takes up to 18 months to complete.  It is delivered 2 days per week and includes a number of work experience placements across different industry sectors. Work placement is a major and integral part of this program

How will I be assessed?  
Assessments  can include:
Observation         Practical demonstrations        Role plays      Presentations    Short-answer questions

Will my previous experience or study count?
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT).  These will be discussed with you before you enroll.

What units are in the Certificate I in Work Education Training Plan?


Unit Code

Unit Title

Scheduled Hours


Core (7 units)


Develop an individual vocational plan with support



Develop personal management skills for work



Participate in vocational activities



Participate in practical placement with support



Contribute to health and safety of self and others



Prepare for employment



Develop interpersonal communication skills for  the workplace



Electives (3 units)


Work with and interpret directions in simple, familiar situations



Complete forms



Work effectively with others


What will the course cost?

This will depend upon your eligibility for government subsidised training and your eligibility for concession. An amenities fee also applies to this course. Please refer to the fees and charges section on Brite's website for further details.

Contact Details for Brite Institute (TOID: 3834)

Address: 463– 467 High Street, Northcote, VIC, 3070   Business Hours: M - F   8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Telephone: (03) 9481 6422   Facsimile: (03) 9486 1073
Email:   Web:

Access and Inclusion

Brite Institute is committed to delivering services in a non-discriminatory manner with respect to age, gender, culture, religion and disability and encourages fair access to services for people of underrepresented groups.  A full copy of the Brite Institute Access and Equity Policy is available upon request and is displayed at the Northcote site.  Full disability access is available at both training sites and people with a disability are encouraged to participate in both accredited and pre-accredited training programs.