VCE-FederationTraining

Are you over 15 years old and haven’t yet completed your Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)?

Now is your chance!

If you are someone who meets the following criteria, you are eligible to complete your VCE.

  • An adult returning to study who wants to improve your employment prospects or broaden your opportunities for further education
  • A young person who would like to study in an alternative educational settingYou can even study over Summer!

The following subjects are what you will access through this program

Year 11

  • English
  • General Maths
  • Health and Human Development
  • Industry and Enterprise
  • A variety of VET units/certificates are also available online and at various campuses

Year 12

  • English
  • Further Maths
  • Health and Human Development
  • Industry and Enterprise
  • A variety of VET units/certificates are also available online and at various campuses

Students may select their course from either VCE studies or Scored VCE VET subjects to attain an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) score.

Campus

  • Online

Start Dates:
Year 11

  • Semester 1 – February
  • Semester 2 – June
  • Summer 1 - September
  • Summer 2 - November

Year 12

  • February
  • June (Exams for this intake are only available at Yallourn Campus

Course Outline
The Victorian Certificate of Education is a Senior Secondary Certificate which is designed to be completed over a minimum of two years (full time) for students continuing their Secondary Education. VCE may also be undertaken by adult learners over a minimum of one year (full time). The VCE provides students with the required skills and knowledge to prepare them for entry into tertiary level studies.

To be awarded the VCE and receive a study score, students must successfully complete a minimum of:

  • Senior Secondary: 16 VCE units (each VCE subject has a sequence of 4 units) or VCE VET studies (to a maximum of 4 studies), one sequence of which MUST be English.
  • Adult VCE: 8 VCE units (4 VCE subjects comprising units 3 & 4) or VCE VET studies (to a maximum of 2 studies), one of which MUST be English.

Course Offering

Victorian Certificate of Education


Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL)

The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) is a 'hands-on' option for students 15 years and over.

VCAL is a recognised senior secondary qualification which has three levels - Foundation, Intermediate and Senior. The VCAL focuses on 'hands-on learning' developing skills 'real world' employment skills.

Senior VCAL is an alternative to VCE Unit 3 & 4 (Year 12) subjects while Intermediate and Foundation are the formative years leading to Senior.

The VCAL's flexibility enables students to design a study program that suits their interests and learning needs. Students select accredited curriculum components from core VCAL units Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications, Further Education (FE) and VCE studies. There are four compulsory strands in VCAL:

  • Literacy and Numeracy Skills
  • Work Related Skills
  • Industry Specific Skills
  • Personal Development Skills

Are you looking to return to study?

The Head Start program has been designed to assist people in returning to study. It is for adults who have left school early and who need to improve their literacy, basic maths and general education skills, or for students who have 'gaps' in their current education/understanding.