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22293VIC – Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy & Numeracy

The aim of Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy & Numeracy is to deliver quality training to students with various levels of intellectual and cognitive impairment to assist in developing knowledge of strategies to read and make meaning of words, phrases and sentences, convey personally relevant information orally, write words/phrases and sentences, recognise and count whole number figures and engage in and create short simple texts. Learners will also engage in the developing of skills to read and write words/ phrases and sentences, communicate orally using words/phrases and use numerical information related to time and money.


This is undertaken as a combination of class based delivery, excursions and independent learning tasks.


Entry to the Certificate I in Initial Adult Literacy and Numeracy is restricted to post compulsory school age learners with evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment/intellectual disability which may be accompanied by additional conditions. Permanent cognitive impairment/ intellectual disability must be evidenced
which may include formal assessment by a registered medical practitioner, doctors/specialist reports, attendance at a Special School/SDS, integration support at school or integration support at school with modified curriculum.


All candidates are expected to complete a Pre-Training Review prior to enrolment. This review ensures that the delivery and assessment plan is designed to meet your individual needs. This will be assessed by a trainer to ascertain your suitability for this qualification. Your eligibility and pathway choices will also be discussed.


Assessment is provided in a standard format by using a variety of methods including observation, question and answer, portfolio of evidence, role plays and more.


Once your suitability for this qualification has been ascertained you will complete the enrolment process. You will also be given a student handbook.


Subsidised non-concession places available for persons looking to up-skill to a higher qualification.

Enrolment in a funded place for this course may have a later impact on your ability to access future Government funding.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to access Government funding.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.



Encompass College of Education & Training (RTO6899)

To apply for any of these classes click here to express an interest or come visit us at 18 Pakington St, Geelong West 3218

This information is available in multiple formats on request.

Phone: (03) 5222 3377


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