Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL)

This program is designed as an alternative or entry to VCE and other Further Education for students in Years 10, 11 and 12.

The VCAL courses cover Personal Development Skills, Work Related Skills, Literacy, Numeracy and Industry Specific Skills, achieved by undertaking a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Certificate. Students must achieve a satisfactory completion in each of their 10 units (including in VET qualifications) in order to achieve their VCAL qualification.

Enrollment in VCAL classes is available throughout the year, with students completing missed work or continuing into the following year to complete the unit requirements.

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Courses

Foundation VCAL  (VCALFND001)

Students aged 15*+

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • WRS
  • PDS
  • Elective program
  • Hands on projects

Students will undertake an applied/ hands on pathway that is designed to build sufficient Literacy and Numeracy skills to progress into subsequent VCAL certificates/VET/Apprenticeships

 

Foundation VCAL Year 2 (Year 10) (VCALFND001)

Students aged 15* + who have completed year 9

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • WRS
  • PDS
  • Elective program

Students will be able to complete their Foundation VCAL after having completed year 1 at MDLC or year 9 at another provider.

 

Intermediate - Year 11 (VCALINT001)

  • English and Maths
  • Personal Development Skills
  • Work Related Skills
  • Certificate II VET Course

 

Senior - Year 12 (VCALSNR001)

Senior VCAL is an alternative to Year 12 VCE, this program can provide a pathway into uni, and meet the Year 12 or equivalent entry requirements' at TAFE. It is a good stepping stone for students returning to study and would like to ease into VCE studies.

*Students must have turned 15 by January 1, 2016


*Students must have turned 15 by January 1, 2016 

Fees

Foundation, Intermediate and Senior VCAL

Government Subsidised Fees:

Tuition: $ 1250 per student

Vet course materials $150

Resources: $250

Amenities: $50

Total: $1700

Government Subsidised Concession Fees:

Tuition: $250

Vet course materials: $150

Resources: $250

Amenities: $50

Total: $700

As a secondary education program VCAL runs over the full school year from February 6 until December 8 excluding term holidays.

Mountain District Learning Centre is a proud member of the Knox Learning Alliance.