Certificate I in Work Education

Melbourne Polytechnic

This course aims to provide vocational preparation for people with a range of special learning needs who wish to gain employment or further vocational training.

Course Fee:

Australian: $15,000

Entry Requirements:

Entrance requirements may vary. Some providers may require the applicant to have special learning needs and be 16 years of age; or be at least 15 years.

Subjects you can Study:

Contribute to health and safety of self and others; Develop an individual vocational plan with support; Prepare for employment; Participate in vocational activities; Participate in practical placement with support; Develop personal management skills for work; Participate in job seeking activities; Recognise and interpret safety signs and symbols; Develop interpersonal communication skills for the workplace; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Credit transfer can occur into vocational courses (depending on the electives completed) and the Certificates of General Education for Adults.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00724G

Related Careers:

Education Aide,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Preston No info Yes Full time 12 months
Preston No info Yes Part time 2 years

Melbourne Polytechnic - Discover Different 

Melbourne Polytechnic is Australia’s first true polytechnic. Our nationally accredited programs give you the best of both worlds – theoretical learning combined with hands-on experience. We offer short courses, certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelor degrees and masters degrees in a huge range of study areas.

We can help you succeed in today’s evolving workplace with an industry-respected qualification while developing your flexibility, transferable skills, experience, and mindset. Our programs include work placements, industry connections, simulations of real work environments, and overseas study opportunities. 

At Melbourne Polytechnic, our smaller class sizes mean you’ll get more one-on-one time with our friendly and approachable teachers who really care about your learning. Our teachers are experts in their fields who will share their wealth of knowledge with you. 

Take part in the Melbourne Polytechnic community and feel supported with our student services including SLAM (Student Life at MelbPoly), events, libraries, cafeterias, childcare, tutoring, Koorie Services, disability support, counselling, the Preston Fitness Centre, and on-campus accommodation.  

Our seven campuses in Melbourne are easily accessible via public transport – you’ll find us in Preston, Greensborough, Epping, Heidelberg, Fairfield, Prahran and Collingwood.

Melbourne Polytechnic — We’re here to help 

We want you to achieve your best, so our mission is to give you the opportunity to reach your full potential by nurturing your personal talents and strengths. We also understand that your circumstances can change. If you face barriers to study, we can offer you personalised pathways, flexible study options and learning support.

Our students reflect diverse opinions, ethnicities, abilities, ages, social backgrounds, and experiences. We welcome asylum seekers, recent migrants, and international students to feel at home on our safe and friendly campuses. We value the different perspectives that diversity brings to our institute. 

We have a range of specially designed courses if English is not your first language, and you can sit your IELTS or Pearson English Tests on our campuses.

Skills and Jobs Centres — find out about our courses

Are you thinking about studying? Take the first step and drop in to one of our Skills and Jobs Centres. Here you can chat with one of our Education and Course Advisors (ECAs) about your career, education goals and fees. You’ll find us in Northland Shopping Centre, Westfield Plenty Valley and Doncaster Shopping Centre.

Contact us

Web: www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au

General enquiries: (03) 9269 1200
Course enquiries: (03) 9269 8400 
Speak directly with an ECA for a personalised plan for your learning pathway.
Email: courses@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au 

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