VCAL - Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning - Foundation

Course Code: VCALFND001
Study Area:
General Education


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The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning is a recognised senior secondary certificate of education. The course develops knowledge and employability skills, with a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy. It also gives students the relevant preparatory skills to develop and extend meaningful pathways for employment and/or further education for young people, aged 15 and above.



Campus
 
  • Bendigo City Campus
  • Echuca Campus
  • Castlemaine Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Traditional Classroom - 1 - Year/s
  • Full time / Part time / Blended - Traditional Classroom - 2 - Year/s

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • The skills developed in this course are aimed to assist with further study options or employment

Prerequisites
  • Individual interview
  • Minimum 15 years of age
  • Attendance at an information session

Course overview

The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning is a recognised senior secondary certificate of education. The course develops your knowledge and employability skills, with a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy. It also gives you the relevant preparatory skills to develop and extend meaningful pathways for employment and/or further education. This course is for people, aged 15 and above.

How to apply
 
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Individual interview

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Assignment
  • Project
  • Observation

Learning options
  • Blended

Key study areas
 
Literacy, numeracy, work related skills, industry specific skills, personal development skills,

Further study opportunities
  • Certificate III in General Education for Adults
  • Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Intermediate at Bendigo TAFE
  • Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Senior at Bendigo TAFE
  • Certificate II in General Education for Adults at Bendigo TAFE

Fees

Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:VCAL
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$1,050.00
Concession - average total course fee*$210.00
Full fee - average total course fee*$7,290.00
B.   Materials average fee**$140.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$20.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.


This page was last updated on 24/04/2019 9:16 AM





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