VCE VOCATIONAL MAJOR
The VCE VM is a 2 year program that runs across year 11 and 12. Over the 2 years students must study:
– 4 units of Literacy or English
– 4 units of Numeracy or Maths
– 4 units or Work Related Skills (WRS) – including work placement
– 4 units of Personal Development Skills (PDS)
– 2 VET credits
Please see below descriptions of core subjects for VM:
Students can then choose 2 electives from the following VCE/VET Subjects:
Many Students from BCC and other local schools look beyond the subjects offered at their home schools and study courses delivered at other local Registered Training Organisations like TAFE.
These courses require students to attend on a scheduled day each week, rather than attend a series of lessons throughout the week, as is the case with on-campus courses. It must be remembered that accessing an external VET option does impact on a student’s timetable. Classes will be missed at BCC on the day of attendance at the off-site course. Some ‘catch-up’ time is available, but the student has a responsibility to complete all work in all subjects. For this reason it is not recommended as an option for VCE students.
Listed below are some of the External VET Courses avalibale:
A School-based Apprenticeship and Traineeship (SBAT) is a full time program that integrates education, training and employment. The program is made up of:
In the past we had a number of students combining part-time employment and study to access SBATs in the following areas: