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Inclusion Programs

Building skills in people with a disability

22301VIC Certificate I in Transition Education

Whether your goal is to continue to further study, enter the workforce or commence volunteering, these two courses are a solid introduction to adult learning for people with a cognitive impairment. We work with you, your family and your advocate/carer to create an individual learning plan that meets your individual needs and goals.

These courses have been specifically designed for learners with permanent cognitive impairment or intellectual disability. To develop social inclusion and confidence, the program includes excursions and other experiences to improve confidence, communication, safety, social and self-management skills.

Our 22301VIC Certificate 1 in Transition Education is designed to support learners to develop the skills needed to become independent adults, including planning their learning journey, accessing community services, and developing a wide range of communication skills.

You will take part in activities and projects that will cover:

  • Social skills
  • Reading and writing
  • Basic maths
  • Use of public transport
  • Creative activities
  • Use of technology for living

Learners who complete the Certificate I in Transition Education and Certificate I in Work Education, will improve their social, independence and life skills, as well as the confidence to take the next step on their personal development journey into the workforce or volunteering, or further education.

22302VIC Certificate I in Work Education

Our 22302VIC Certificate I in Work Education is designed to support post-school age learners with a permanent intellectual disability to understand their strengths and abilities, and to develop the skills necessary to explore options for entering the workforce. Learners are provided with opportunities to improve their employability and work readiness.

You will take part in activities and projects that will cover:

  • Workplace health and safety
  • Use of technology for work
  • Exposure to different career paths
  • The job seeking process
  • Setting practical goals

This course is fully government funded.

I learnt how to be safe walking around the street, how to be safe on the computer and how to be safe at home. I have learnt to use strategies to help me cope when I get nervous. I am learning how to cook and I am trying new foods all the time. I have got a lot more confidence catching the bus because of travel training.” – Learner

The course has given our clients real life skills, with them evolving from an adult-led student mindset to a more independent, life-ready outlook. There is a strong emphasis on repitition for long-term learning, and also trying multiple approaches to accessing information. This course has been an invaluable adition to our day programs for young adults transitioning to supported independence.” – Disability Services Provider

Educational Pathways include: Certificate I in General Education for Adults and or/Certificate I in Employment Pathways or a relevant industry qualification.

Submit an enquiry

To find out more or to book an enrolment appointment:

Call: 1300 843 236
Email: contact@thecentre.vic.edu.au
or submit an enquiry via our contact form