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VCE - Victorian Certificate of Education Units 1, 2, 3 & 4

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  • Objectives
    VCE is designed for people who wish to complete their secondary education. Students can choose subjects from the following areas: Humanities, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, Sciences, Information Technology, and Business Studies. Students are able to choose a broad range of subjects to cover both interest areas and tertiary requirements. Students completing their course will receive a VCE certificate and may apply for an Enter score.
  • Entry requirements
    Year 10, the equivalent and/or undergo assessment
  • Academic Title
    VCE - Victorian Certificate of Education Units 1, 2, 3 & 4
  • Course description
    Course Outline
    VCE is designed for people who wish to complete their secondary education. Students can choose subjects from the following areas: Humanities, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, Sciences, Information Technology, and Business Studies. Students are able to choose a broad range of subjects to cover both interest areas and tertiary requirements. Students completing their course will receive a VCE certificate and may apply for an Enter score.

    Students aged 18 or over must complete eight Year 12 units and those under 18 years must complete 16 units of study to obtain their VCE. Those over 18 years must have been away from full time schooling for 12 months in order to be eligible for Adult VCE status.

    Campus
    Frankston Dandenong

    When Does The Course Start?
    February and July (Unit 2 subjects only)

    Study Modes
    Full time, part time evening part time Day
    560 Hours
    Full Time students would complete a minimum total of 560 class hours in a year. The hours for Part Time students varies according to the number of subjects taken.

    Full time: 1-2 years.
    Part time up to 4 years.
    PT: minimum 4 hours per week
    FT: minimum 16 hours per week

    What Entrance Requirements Are There?
    Year 10, the equivalent and/or undergo assessment

    How Will I Be Selected?
    Application

    How Should I Apply?
    Apply directly to Chisholm

    Is There An Information Session?
    You may need to attend an information session
    Is There An Interview?
    Attend information session prior to interview.

    Study Area Summary
    Humanities; Sciences; Arts; Business
    In total, 11 Subjects at Year 11 and 25 subjects at Year 12 including VET in VCE
    Students choose subjects based on skills, interests and tertiary requirements

    Subjects / Modules
    Unit 1&2 (Year 11)

    Biology
    Business Management
    Chemistry
    English
    General Maths
    Health and Human Development
    Information Technology
    History 20th Century
    Maths Methods
    Physics
    Psychology

    Unit 3&4 (Year 12)

    Art
    Australian History
    Business Management
    Biology
    Chemistry
    English/ English ESL
    Health and Human Development
    International Studies
    Legal Studies
    IT Applications
    Literature
    Maths Further
    Maths Methods
    Maths Specialist
    National Politics
    Physical Education
    Physics
    Psychology

    Assessment Methods
    VCAA assessment requirements are adhered to.

    Further Education Opportunities and Articulation to Other Courses
    Other TAFE courses or university degree courses

    RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
    Where applicants can show evidence of prior qualification or experience in a related field, they may apply for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning).
    There is an opportunity to apply for recognition to be given for:
    • Previous study
    • Knowledge
    • Skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to the course.

    Support Services
    Support is available to students in a range of areas including Study Skills, Personal Counselling, Careers Advice and Disability Support. Contact Student Advisory Services for more details.

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