About the course

About the course

With our iVCAL course, you can study all of the core units for the 3 Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) levels – Foundation, Intermediate and Senior - online. You can tailor this self-paced course to suit your learning needs. Plus, you can access iVCAL from any location, at any time, using the internet. Teachers, student welfare officers and counsellors will support you through this course.

The IntermediateiVCAL units you study will vary depending on your level and the vocational options you choose. If you want to gain your Senior Secondary School Certificate through study outside the classroom environment, then our online VCAL course is for you. You may have work or carer commitments during the day. You may live a non-routine life or you need more flexibility in your study patterns. You may also like to enrol into iVCAL if your school does not offer VCAL. A Memoraundum of Understanding contract can be organised between Box Hill Institute and your school to allow you to study with us while enrolled at your school.

In Stage 1, you will complete the educational core units of literacy, numeracy, personal development and work-related skills. You may elect to continue with Stage 1 units at a higher VCAL level before starting Stage 2.

In Stage 2, you choose a vocational qualification, which you can study face to face in the traditional classroom environment or online or via a combination of both. 

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Intake Dates & Course Length


Flexible start date, rolling enrolments

Length varies - this course is delivered online and the time taken to complete it will depend on you and the units you select. You should complete all of your enrolled units within the calendar year (of enrolment).

This course is delivered online.  Online learning can involve a range of programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Online delivery means that you can enrol in this course when you wish, and complete at your own pace.

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Career Outcomes


This course may provide you with the knowledge and skills to explore your chosen vocation with view to entering that industry.

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Entry Requirements


You must:

  • be at least 15 years of age by January 1 in the year of commencement
  • have literacy skills (minimum level 2) and numeracy skills (minimum level 1) of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

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.

Applying


Step 1: Attend an information session

Step 2: Complete the Core Skills Diagnostic Test and the first page of the enrolment form

Step 3: Talk to the course coordinator and get a Letter of offer. A copy will need to be submitted to your school

Step 4: book into the enrolment hub to finalise and make payment

Step 5: Complete the enrolment form and finalise payment of fees

Step 6: Attend an orientation session

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Pathways & Accreditation


At the end of this course you may be eligible to progress into the Senior VCAL level (in either a face-to-face setting or online) or apply for entry into the next level course in your chosen vocation.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

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$120$600$4,350
Service Fee$160$160$160
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80$80
Material Fee$245$245$245
Retain Course Items$0$0$0
Total Course Estimate$605$1,085$4,835
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$605$1,085$4,835

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


The Intermediate iVCAL educational core units and vocational units will vary depending on the level and vocational options you choose.

Stage 1 involves completing the educational units – literacy, numeracy, personal development and work related skills – online. Some students elect to continue with Stage 1 units at a higher VCAL level before commencing Stage 2. Stage 1 core VCAL units are selected from list of Units/Subjects below.  

In Stage 2: you choose a vocational qualification, which you can study face-to-face in the traditional classroom environment or online or via a combination of both. iVCAL students have access to any of Box Hill Instituite Certificate II or III programs

 

 

 

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