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Are you interested in completing a course in Work Education?


Overcome barriers and gain skills valued by all employers

Are you interested in a rewarding career? Our Certificate I in Work Education course has been tailored to meet industry needs and standards through comprehensive consultation with industry professionals.

Duration50 weeks
Mode of deliveryClassroom
LocationsFrankston, Mornington, Peninsula, Kingston, Monash, Greater Dandenong, Casey and Hume

22566VIC Certificate I in Work Education

Course Overview

The focus of this course is to enable students with special learning needs to gain independence and community awareness. Students will gain an understanding of other courses and improve their employment skills.

The Certificate I in Work Education will provide students with a range of practical experience. It will give students an understanding of basic workplace expectations and prepare them to enter the workforce.


  • Further study
  • Entry-level open employment
  • Volunteer opportunities

Entry Requirements

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. However, to enrol you must be willing to obtain a:

  • Working with Children’s Check
  • National Police Check
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check (if required).

You will also need to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.

Course Structure

This course is made up of 10 units of competency including 7 core and 3 elective units.

Core units

  • VU23028 Develop and apply an individual vocational plan with support

  • VU23029 Develop personal management skills for work

  • VU23030 Participate in vocational activities

  • VU23031 Participate in practical placement with support

  • MSMWHS100 Follow WHS procedures

  • VU22787 Prepare for employment

  • VU23032 Develop workplace communication skills



  • VU22362 Engage with simple texts for employment purposes

  • VU22789 Participate in job seeking activities

  • BSBITU111 Operate a personal digital device

Elective units in our courses may be amended for specific organisational needs. Consultation with the Education and Training Manager is required for tailored electives that align with your organisations requirements.

Course Duration

Training is delivered 2 days a week (excluding public holidays and school holidays) in a classroom based model and is delivered over 50 weeks.

Course Intake

View our course calendar to see upcoming intakes for this course.

Course Fees

Government funded: $100

*Enrolment Fee includes the administration and materials cost.

Self-funded: $16,240.00

Individuals ineligible for funding are obligated to cover the self-funded fee, which incorporates the enrolment fee. Eligibility criteria applies.

For additional service fees, such as re-assessment fees or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), please refer to the Student Course guide. This program is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding to eligible candidates.

For more information on eligibility criteria please click here.

Practical Placement

Students will participate in 2 to 6 vocational activities.

*You will need to undergo a National Police Check before you begin the practical placement. Practical placement may not be possible if a check that is carried out contains adverse outcomes. In this instance, you may not be able to complete your qualification and your employment opportunities may be affected. If you are aware of, or are concerned about anything that may appear on a Police Check, please discuss this at your enrolment interview.

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