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Certificate I in Work Education

Certificate I in Work Education

Course Code: 22128VIC | Upcoming Course Dates

Certificate I in Work Education is specially designed for participants with a disability, or with significant evidence of a disability or special needs that impact on their learning.  This course's vocational focus gives participants the basic skills they need to obtain and maintain employment or undertake further vocational training.

Participants who complete this course generally;

• Develop the key knowledge and skills to enhance their lifestyle and employment prospects

• Undertake vocational taster activities and excursions to gain insight into different industries and learn basic workplace skills

• Undergo career planning and techniques to search for a job

• Hear from guest speakers from the local community and industry

• Gain valuable work experience through a supported work placement

Indicative Fees

See the Karingal Training Fee Structure page for more information.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. For more information, visit the  Department of Education and Early Childhood Development website or contact us via the links below.

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2017 Geelong Awards for People with a Disability Tuesday, 7 February, 2017 Nominations are now open for the 2017 Geelong Awards for People with a Disability. Proudly brought to you by Karingal St Laurence and the City of Greater Geelong, the awards celebrate the amazing contribution people with a disability make to our city. Submit nominations to recognise some incredible achievements and help promote a fully inclusive community.
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2017 VaLiD Having a Say conference Wednesday, 8 February, 2017 The 2017 Having a Say Conference will run from February 8 - 10 at Deakin University Waterfront Campus, Geelong. The focus will be on the Six Powers of Strong Self Advocacy.
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