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22301VIC – Certificate I in Transition Education

This course is intended to support students with permanent intellectual disabilities to develop the skills to find the most appropriate option for them in the community after leaving school.  This may include employment, volunteer work or further study. Designed specifically for young people who require support with learning and/or social skills, this course is tailored to the individual needs of the student which can include one on one learning with the trainer. Students have the opportunity to engage in a range of learning activities that focus on independent living, vocational and employability skills, personal development and community involvement. Through project based learning and positive teaching methods, students will gain vital skills in the areas of workplace participation, social development and financial independence. This unique program is designed to give students the skills they need to gain employment or progress onto further study.

Students will develop knowledge of strategies to:

• Identify personal goals for community participation or further learning

• Develop independent living skills to participate in activities in the community

• Identify information and resources about everyday activities such as travel, health and participation in recreational activities

• Rights and responsibilities to participate in the community

Develop skills to:

• Develop a personal learning plan to explore different options

• Access information and resources to support independent living skills and activities

• Apply strategies for self-development including participation in interpersonal relationships

• Use technology to access information and resources to support independent living skills and activities

• Apply communication for a range of purposes


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


Entry to the Certificate I in Transition Education 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. As a minimum, it is expected that learners will have emerging literacy and numeracy skills and a degree of mobility which enables them to participate in all aspects of the course.


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.


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 click here to express an interest  or speak to our friendly staff if you would like to attend an information session. PH: 03 5222 3377

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