Create your individual pathway to employment or further studies with our Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Senior) course. Like VCE, VCAL is an accredited Senior Secondary Certificate that is recognised internationally as a successful completion of secondary education. Our Senior VCAL course is an applied alternative to Year 12.
You can study our Senior VCAL course in a variety of adult learning settings. Gain an educational experience that includes applied work skills and industry-based learning as well as job-relevant literacy and numeracy skills. If you do not necessarily need to complete a traditional VCE to reach your desired goals, you’ll find our VCAL programs are more focused, more integrated and more sustainable for you.
Completing a VCAL program will help you transition into further study at TAFE and/or seek employment, including pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships.
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Full Time: 32 weeks, over an academic year (12 months)
This course may provide you with employment opportunities in your chosen industry. Options include a variety of roles within your goal industry.
International students must have completed an Australian Year 11, Intermediate VCAL, or international equivalent with a pass.
PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from international students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.
A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic) or equivalent. A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for internet based or equivalent, or approved equivalent.
For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.
After successful completion, you may have an opportunity to progress into a Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma course at Box Hill Institute. The area of study and credit transfers available will depend on the units you have previously completed.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level
|Annual Tuition Fee||$12,440|
|Annual Service Fee||$166|
|Annual Material Fee||$245|
|Retain Course Items (Year 1)||$0|
|Estimated Annual Fee||$12,851|
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 2021 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.
In addition to the 7 core units listed below, you will study industry-based units as part of your course. You can choose to study in one of the industry areas listed below as part of your Intermediate VCAL Certificate:
This unit provides a focus for the development of work related and vocational skills in a workplace context or appropriate simulation. The overall aims of the unit include:
At the end of this unit students will be able to use and respond to spoken language with complex and abstract content across a broad range of contexts.
The purpose of this unit is to enable students to develop the skills and knowledge to read and write complex texts. The texts will deal with general situations and include some abstract concepts or technical details. At this level, students produce texts that incorporate a range of ideas, information, beliefs or processes and have control of the language devices appropriate to the type of text. In reading, the student identifies the views shaping the text and the devices used to present that view and express an opinion on the effectiveness and content of the text. At the end of the unit students will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of complex texts across a broad range of contexts.
The purpose of this unit is to provide a focus for complex development of appropriate skills and knowledge in order to provide the necessary OH&S preparation for the workplace.
This unit provides a focus for the development of work related and vocational skills in a workplace context or appropriate simulation. The overall aims of the unit include: *integrating learning of increasing complexity of work related skills with prior knowledge and experiences about work *further enhancing the development of employability skills through increasingly complex work related activity *developing increasingly complex critical thinking skills that apply to problem-solving situations in the work context *developing planning and organisational skills that incorporate evaluation and review *applying increasingly complex transferable skills to work related contexts.
The purpose of this unit is to focus on the development of organisation and planning skills, knowledge, practical skills, problem solving and interpersonal skills through participation in experiences of a practical nature. The focus of the learning program for Personal Development Skills Senior Unit 1 includes: *subject specifi c knowledge applicable to a relevant personal, social, educational and/or community goal *skills applicable to a relevant personal, social, educational and/or community goal *understanding of cultural values and cultural awareness *organisational skills *leadership skills and decision-making skills for group or team work.
The The purpose of this unit is to focus on the development of organisation and planning skills, knowledge, practical skills, problem solving and interpersonal skills through participation in experiences of a practical nature. The focus of the learning program for Personal Development Skills Senior Unit 2 includes: *subject specifi c knowledge applicable to a relevant personal, social, educational and/or community goal *skills applicable to a relevant personal, social, educational and/or community goals of a technical or specialist nature *project management and coordination skills *evaluative and problem-solving skills *introduction to skills for planning, organising and working in teams.
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