Initial General Education for Adults

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

This course aims to provide a general education. That is, initial skill development in reading, writing and numeracy and skill development in a variety of areas to meet personal needs and to facilitate participation in the community, or other workplaces, and further education and training.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Develop a learning plan and portfolio with support; Engage with short simple texts for learning purposes; Engage with short simple texts for employment purposes; Engage with short simple texts to participate in the community; Create short simple texts for personal purposes; Create short simple texts for learning purposes; Create short simple texts for employment purposes; Create short simple texts to participate in the community; Recognise numbers and money in simple, highly familiar situations; Recognise, give and follow simple and familiar oral directions; plus more.

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The Canberra Institute of Technology is a large multi-campus provider of a wide range of vocational education and training programs. CIT offers over 230 programs at different levels through five campuses across Canberra.

CIT Award programs are endorsed by industry and accredited by the CIT Advisory Council under delegation from the ACT Accreditation and Registration Council.

Studying at CIT is different from the school or university systems. Unlike universities, which offer a more general and theory-based education, CIT focuses on teaching the skills and knowledge for jobs. CIT aims to provide quality programs and services, relevant curricula and modern facilities.

CIT programs cater for full or part-time students as well as people in either full-time or part-time employment. Some courses can be studied online or at an individual pace via one of the flexible learning centres. CIT classes are small, the average size being 20 students.

Programs are run only if there are enough students and resources. Each program has its own entry requirements. Selection criteria and/or selection processes apply to many high demand programs.

CIT offers traineeship programs which are advertised in local newspapers. Fee Assistance, concessions and HELP loans are available for eligible programs where students meet the requirements.

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