The VCE Vocational Major (VCE VM) is a vocational and applied learning program within the VCE designed to be completed over a minimum of two years. It prepares students to move into apprenticeships, traineeships, further education and training, university (via non-ATAR pathways) or directly into the workforce. The VCE VM can be tailored to the needs and interests of the student, to keep them engaged while developing their skills and knowledge.
SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF VCE VOCATIONAL MAJOR
To be eligible to receive the VCE VM, students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 16 units, including:
- 3 VCE VM Literacy or VCE English units (including a Unit 3-4 sequence)
- 2 VCE VM Numeracy or VCE Mathematics units
- 2 VCE VM Work Related Skills units
- 2 VCE VM Personal Development Skills units, and
- 2 VET credits at Certificate II level or above (180 nominal hours)
Students must complete a minimum of three other Unit 3-4 sequences as part of their program.
Students can also include other VCE and/or VCE VET subjects, and can receive structured working place learning recognition.
Most students will undertake between 16-20 units over the two years.