Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory)

Jobs and Skills WA: Foundation and learning support courses
Take that 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 is the perfect course for anyone who wants to improve their reading, writing, maths and computer skills.

You will learn how to make a plan and set goals; simple reading and writing; how to create basic documents; starter level computer skills; basic maths; and working with money.

This course will boost your confidence and help get you ready to take that first step into study or employment. 

Foundation skills
Industry: English, Languages and Foundation Studies
National course code: 22476VIC | WA State ID: BEH64

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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.

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.

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.



Improve your reading, writing and mathematics skills.

This course assists you in developing initial skills in reading, writing and mathematics for personal growth, community participation and to pathway into employment and further education. Training is built around a flexible strength-based framework, allowing you to pursue your interests and incorporate your own life experiences into your learning. 

Using a combination of structured teaching and unstructured learning activities, you will build your skills in basic literacy and numeracy, documenting a personal study plan, and planning, carrying out and evaluating project goals to grow your confidence and employability skills.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

This course aims to provide a general education involving skill development in reading, writing and numeracy. This qualification aims to improve your academic skills to undertake further training and education and enhance your employment opportunities. On successful completion of this course a participant will be able to: clarify project goals with an appropriate support person, plan, carry out and evaluate a project, develop and document a personal study plan and gather a portfolio of evidence with support, read and interpret short, explicit and personally relevant texts, create simple, personally relevant texts, apply simple mathematical knowledge in familiar and everyday situations. 



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.