Certificate I in General Education for Adults

Jobs and Skills WA: Foundation and learning support courses
Take the first step towards your new future!

Take control of your own future and improve your skills with the Certificate I in General Education for Adults. This course will boost your confidence; and improve your reading, writing, maths and computer skills to help you get into study, training or even employment. 

You will learn how to make a plan and set goals for yourself; basic reading and writing; how to create simple documents; basic computer skills; simple maths and working with money. You'll also build your communication skills and feel more comfortable working with people. 

Online
Foundation skills
Industry: English, Languages and Foundation Studies
National course code: 22472VIC | WA State ID: BEH69

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.

If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

Take control of your future today - there's no better time than now.

When you finish the Certificate I in General Education for Adults you will have better reading, writing, maths, and computer skills.

You will learn

  • how to make a plan
  • simple reading and writing
  • how to make simple documents
  • basic computer skills
  • simple maths, working with money

You will be enrolled in the right level based on your ability.

Locations

Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Merredin
Northam

Kick start your education, training and work skills

The Certificate I in General Education for Adults is a bridging course to future employment or study. Completing this course will improve your English, introduce you to the fundamentals of basic numeracy, and build your computer and technology skills.  It will also help you build the confidence and skills you need to enter the workforce or further study.

The Maths and English covered in the Certificate I in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 9 level. When successfully completed this course will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate II TAFE courses.

Gain the skills to enter further study and employment.

The Certificate I in General Education for Adults is a bridging qualification for people of all cultural backgrounds and ages who want to improve their reading, writing, speaking and maths skills for employment, further training or participation within the community. This qualification approximates Year 9 at high school.

Throughout this course, participants will learn how to:

  • Engage with and create texts
  • Work with numbers and money
  • Interpret directions
  • Undertake measurements
  • Interpret statistics
  • Participate in job seeking

This qualification assists participants to explore further training options which suit their interests and abilities.

This course is available online!

Online classes are delivered via video lessons using Blackboard Collaborate and self study. 

What you need for the online class:

  • A device (computer or tablet)
  • A headset with a microphone
  • A webcam 
  • Access to the internet

Date: Wednesday, 11am -12pm; Friday 2pm - 3pm

Locations

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

Do you want to take control of your future?

When you finish the Certificate I in General Education for Adults you will have better reading, writing, maths, and computer skills.

Gain these skills

  • how to make a plan
  • simple reading and writing
  • how to make simple documents
  • basic computer skills
  • simple maths and working with money

If you like the look of this course but aren't sure if it's right for you, express your interest using the button below.  Our Program Manager will contact you to discuss your study goals.

The Certificate I in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 9 for the purposes of applying for a TAFE course and will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate II, III or IV level TAFE courses.

Express your interest

Locations

Armadale
Mandurah
Murdoch
Rockingham
Thornlie

This CGEA course provides opportunity for skill development in reading, writing and numeracy to meet personal needs, facilitate community participation, or workplace and further education and training options. This qualification aims to improve your academic skills to undertake further training and education and enhance your employment opportunities.

Certificate I outcomes focus on the development of literacy skills to create and interpret simple, personally relevant texts and mathematical knowledge to apply numeracy skills in everyday familiar situations.  Skills and knowledge are applied to develop and document a learning plan, prepare a portfolio to show evidence of learning and engage in a project. 

There are no entrance requirements as such but a pre enrolment interview is required and enrolment is available throughout the year.  Please contact the area of study for an appointment.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Locations

Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Collie
Harvey
Manjimup
Margaret River
Narrogin

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.