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.  

Do you know what you want to do but need a little more help to get there?  Have you identified an Industry that you would like to learn more about or work in? Our Certificate II in Work Education will give you the skills you need to explore the job roles within your chosen industry, learn about work place safety and understand the behaviours that are required to get and keep a fantastic job!

We can help you work towards a future in either:

  • Business administration
  • Horticulture or plant propagation
  • Hospitality
  • Process manufacturing
  • Retail assistance
  • Retail floristry
  • Warehousing

You will learn about different jobs in your chosen Industry and identify the skills that you need for those jobs.  You will also gain an understanding of your own attributes and the employment support services that can help you when you need it.  You will be given opportunities for hands on experience as part of your Work Placement blocks so that you can practice your newly learned vocational skills and identify areas for future learning. 

Your friendly Teacher will be with you every step of the way to support you with any learning challenges and give you feedback on how you are going.  Delivery and assessment will be adjusted to encourage your success. 

Are you ready for Industry?  Is Industry ready for you? 

Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

Start dates are to be defined by the chosen Disability Service Provider.

Full time: 1 year or as negotiated with the 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 develop the skills to gain and maintain supported or open employment or undertake further study.  

Employment skills covered by the course include:

  • communication
  • teamwork
  • problem solving
  • planning and organising
  • self-management
  • initiative
  • 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 which vocational skill cluster is selected. Concession rates apply.  Industry-based groups are exempt from service and amenties fees.  




Pathways & Accreditation

After successfully completing the course you may wish to progress into a variety of Certificate 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 2

Fees & Finance Options

Government Subsidised Place

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$214$1,072$10,452
Service Fee$160$160$160
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80$80
Material Fee$168$168$168
Retain Course Items$0$0$0
Total Course Estimate$622$1,480$10,860
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$622$1,480$10,860

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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Course Structure

You will study 3 core units, 1 WHS/OHS stream unit and 4 elective units from any listed skill cluster.

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