About the course

About the course

This course is run on behalf of a variety of Disability Service Providers and is delivered on campus or at your Disability Service Provider's location.

This engaging transition education course will support your special learning needs and encourage your confidence to get actively involved in the community.  You will develop the skills to take part in social events or investigate volunteering, jobs or further study pathways. 

You will participate in creative activities to explore:

  • your personal goals
  • independent living skills
  • information about travel, health and recreational activities
  • relationships and communication
  • basic literacy and numeracy 

You’ll be better prepared for future work and study possibilities after learning about:

  • communication, teamwork and problem solving
  • planning and organising
  • self-management
  • technology

After completing this course you will have acquired valuable skills to boost your independence and be more confident to take your next steps. 

Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

The chosen Disability Service Provider will define the start date of this course.

2 years or as negotiated with the chosen Disability Service Provider.

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

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Career Outcomes

This course will help students to actively participate in the community whilst developing their skills to explore volunteering, supported or open employment or to access further study options.

Employment skills covered by the course include:

  • communication
  • teamwork
  • problem solving
  • planning and organising
  • self-management
  • technology
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Entry Requirements

This course is run on behalf of a variety of Disability Service Providers. Entry is through those organisations. Learners must have evidence of a permanent cognitive impairment/intellectual disability.


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.


You will need to apply through your Disability Service Provider.  Tuition and materials fees are subject to partnership Training Service Agreements with individual Disability Service Providers.  Tuition fees will vary depending on the units selected. Concession rates apply.  Industry-based groups are exempt from service and amenties fees.   

Pathways & Accreditation

After you've completed the course you may wish to progress into a variety of Certificate I or II courses or into supported or open employment.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 1

Fees & Finance Options

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Government Subsidised ConcessionsGovernment Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$350$1,748$17,045
Service Fee$325$325$325
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80$80
Material Fee$268$268$268
Retain Course Items$0$0$0
Total Course Estimate$1,022$2,420$17,717
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$528$1,174$8,244

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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