Tuesday ACE Program

The Avenue Creative Engagement (ACE) program has been specifically established for young adult learners (under 30 years of age) who have learning difficulties and wish to continue their learning. ACE is an engaging and relevant program enhancing learning through creative and social interaction, with strong emphasis on responsible and practical use of Information and Communication Technology. The program also focuses on building self-esteem and gaining confidence through a supportive and encouraging learning environment.

Elective units have been selected to provide digital technology skills, making the certificate more meaningful and relevant for learners and creating pathways for learners into further training options.


  • Classes are held every Tuesday during school terms.
  • Class times 10:00am - 3:00pm.
  • Students who participate in this program complete the below certificate.

FSK10119 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways

This certificate is designed for a range of learners who require significant foundation skills to support access to a range of vocational learning pathways.

Course Structure

Successful completion of FSK10119 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways requires successful completion of 11 units:

FSKLRG004    Use short and simple strategies for work-related learning    
FSKNUM004   Use basic and familiar metric measurements for work    
FSKNUM010   Use common shapes for work
FSKNUM013   Construct simple tables and graphs for work
FSKRDG006   Read and respond to simple informal workplace texts
FSKDIG001     Use digital technology for short and basic workplace tasks
FSKOCM001   Participate in highly familiar spoken exchanges
FSKWTG002   Write short and simple workplace formatted texts
ICTICT106      Operate presentation packages
ICTICT102      Operate word-processing applications    
ICTICT104      Use digital devices

Delivery Options

One day per week over 12 months during school terms. Students can commence at any time during the year.

Course Requirements

There are no course pre-requisites as this course is at foundation level.

To enrol in this course applicants must complete an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) skills assessment conducted by Avenue Neighbourhood House @ Eley. The Certificate is suitable for individuals whose reading, writing, oral communication, learning and numeracy skills primarily align to ACSF Level 1.

Pre-Training Review

Part of the enrolment process, Avenue Neighbourhood House @ Eley must conduct a Pre-Training Review of current competencies. The Pre-Training Review will:

a) identify any competencies previously acquired (Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), or Credit Transfer);
b) ascertain the most appropriate qualification for each student to enrol in, 
c) ascertain that the proposed learning strategies and materials are appropriate for each student
d) ascertain current learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy skills. An important component of the pre training review process encompasses each student completing an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) assessment.  The (ACSF) assessment enables Avenue Neighbourhood House @ Eley to identify the student’s core skill level in the areas of Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral communication and Numeracy.

The Pre-Training Review will ascertain if this course is suitable for you.

Training and Assessment

For the successful completion of this course, we require students to attend classes regularly. Classes are delivered by a qualified tutor in a face to face classroom setting. Students must complete a series of assessment tasks to a satisfactory level to be deemed competent in each unit. These tasks may take the form of work sheets, projects, computer activities etc. which will be completed in the classroom. Support is provided to assist students to complete these tasks. Please refer to RTO-Support Services Policy in the Student Handbook.

Special Consideration in Assessment

We offer flexible scheduling in training and assessment and are able to extend assessment timeframes to meet student’s needs. Assistance when undertaking assessment is available by providing oral or scribe services.

Eligibility for Government Funding

To be eligible for government funding an individual must meet Skills First requirements as follows:

a) An individual must be:

i) an Australian citizen; or
ii) a holder of a permanent visa; or
iii) a New Zealand citizen;

b) An individual must not be;

i) the holder of a qualification issued by an Australian higher education provider that is at AQF level 5 (Diploma) or higher
ii) enrolled in the Commonwealth Government’s ‘Skills for Education and Employment’ program and
iii) attending school.

Please note government funding is only available for up to two government subsidised courses in a calendar year.

Course Fees

Please note fees represent amount payable for one calendar year and as your course exceeds more than one year, new fees will be payable each year. At the end of the calendar year you will be informed of your financial commitment for the coming year and you will have the option to cease your studies if you choose.

Please refer to the Avenue Neighbourhood House @ Eley Fees and Charges.


This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

If you require further information or wish to apply for a place in this course you must contact Avenue Neighbourhood House @ Eley on 9808 2000

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