EIRRISE

The RISE Program

Specifically developed to support young people ages 13 - 16 who are disengaged from education, this program will work with students to help them develop the skills and knowledge needed to thrive.

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Course Details

Course code
EIRRISE
Locations offered
  • Casey Campus
  • Peninsula Campus
Course Length
4 days per week
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Overview

The RISE program strives to support young people who have disengaged or have low attendance at their mainstream school. The intention of the program is to build student confidence and capacity, with the view to integrate students back into education.  By concentrate on the young persons individual goals, wellbeing and social engagement, we aim to help each reach their educational goals and celebrate success.

By completing this course, you will learn to:
  • Develop the skills needed to thrive in a classroom environment
  • Use a range of self-regulation and organisational skills to undertake coursework

What you will be provided with on completion:
  • A strong foundation to continue study

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
RTO Code: 3977

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The topics that the student’s engage with will be practical and build life skills. As well as a selection from the General Education for Adults packages, this program includes day trips, incursions, guest speakers, building strategies to cope in classroom environments, a focus on health and wellbeing and fun adventure-orientated tasks to build social skills. We aim to have fun and create a relaxed environment.

This program offers students two levels:

Level 1
This level is a Year 9 alternative, and students have the opportunity to complete 22742VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults

Level 2
This level is a year 10 alternative, and students have the opportunity to complete 22743VIC Certificate II in general Education for Adults

RISE Program students remain enrolled at their home school on an MOU arrangement, and attend The RISE Program 4 days per week.

The Early Intervention & Re-Engagement programs were established to meet the needs of students in the early years of secondary school who are disengaged, at risk of disengagement or have low attendance rates at their mainstream school.

Encompassing a range of programs that are tailored to support students aged from 13 – 16 years of age, these programs aim to develop the student’s sense of self-worth, social wellbeing, build resilience and encourage engagement in a consistent and nurturing environment.

With a dedicated group of staff, the Early Intervention and Re-Engagement programs work to support students through their early high school years.


ABOUT ‘THE RISE PROGRAM’

The RISE Program is a full-engagement program.

The RISE program strives to support young people aged 13-16 years who have disengaged or have low attendance at their mainstream school. The intention of the program is to build student confidence and capacity, with the view to integrate students back into education.

Students remain enrolled in their home school whilst engaged in our program.

Students participate in and have the opportunity to complete 22742VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults or 22743VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults curriculum.

We offer small class sizes, wellbeing support and individualised learning goals. We work in conjunction with the student’s network (family, school, and external services) to provide a collaborative approach both in and out of the classroom. We take into consideration students’ needs and abilities and focus on a holistic and hands-on approach to their learning.

The RISE program aims to develop the students sense of self-worth, build resilience, social well-being, and engagement in a consistent and nurturing environment.

Level 1
22472VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults

RISE Educators deliver a selection of units from the 22742VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults package. Units are selected based on those that will most benefit the cohort.

Below is an example of the delivery schedule:

VU22384             Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio
VU22386             Engage with texts of limited complexity for personal purposes
VU22395             Work with a range of numbers and money in familiar and routine situation
VU22396             Work with and interpret directions in familiar and routine situations
VU22385             Plan and undertake a project
VU22387             Engage with texts of limited complexity for learning purposes
VU22392             Create texts of limited complexity for learning purposes
PUATEA001       Work in a team
VU22397             Work with measurement in familiar and routine situations
VU22399             Work with design and shape in familiar and routine situations
VU22389             Engage with texts of limited complexity to participate in the community
VU22402            Undertake a simple investigation of health and wellbeing
VU22379             Identify community options
VU22391             Create texts of limited complexity for personal purposes
VU22394            Create texts of limited complexity to participate in the community
VU22410            Investigate driving and owning a car

LEVEL2
22743VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults

RISE Educators deliver a selection of units from the 22743VIC Certificate II in General Education for Adults package. Units have been selected based on those that will most benefit the cohort, and include a range of additional vocational skill building units.

Below is an example of the delivery schedule:

VU22411             Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio
BSBCMM211     Apply communication skills
VU22416            Engage with a range of complex texts to participate in the community
VU22423           Investigate numerical and statistical information
VU22412           Implement and review a project
VU22418           Create a range of complex texts for personal purposes
VU22422           Investigate and interpret shapes and measurements and related formulae
VU22414           Engage with a range of complex texts for learning purposes
VU22421           Create a range of complex texts to participate in the community
PUATEA001    Work in a team
CHCCOM005  Communicate and work in health or community services

ATTENDANCE

The RISE Program is a 4 day a week program.
Onsite classes run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am – 2.00pm.

This course runs from our CASEY and PENINSULA campuses.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Enrolments for our RISE programs must be made with the support of your students current school.

Parents must contact their students current school to initiate enrolment in the RISE program as schools must agree to and support the MOU and placement fee that is applicable for this program. Enrolments will not be taken until agreement has been received from the school.

FLC supports students with a range of pathway options:

LEVEL 1 (Year 9)
Upon completion of the program, students can continue into the Level 2 program, re-engage with their home school or have the option to enrol in Foundation Learning Centre’s ‘Foundation College’ VPC0000001 Victorian Pathways Certificate for a pre-VCE option.

LEVEL 2 (Year 10)
Upon completion of the program, the goal is for students to integrate back into their home school. Students who continue to require an alternative learning environment, can enrol in Foundation Learning Centre’s ‘Foundation College’ VCE0000001 VCE Vocational Major for Year 11 and 12 level.

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