The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) is a senior secondary qualification and is accredited with the Victorian Qualifications Authority. At Intermediate level the focus is on knowledge and employability skills development that leads to independent learning, confidence and a higher level of transferable skills. In addition to VCAL units, students will enrol into an industry 'taster' or units from the Warehousing vocational stream. This opportunity provides great insight into the chosen industry and enables a pathway to further studies in this area.
Before you apply for this course, please contact Wodonga TAFE to arrange a pre-training interview to determine the level of VCAL you will undertake. **You must not apply online until your VCAL level has been determined at the pre-training interview.**
**Literacy skills** - Learners who successfully complete this unit will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of complex texts across a broad range of contexts
**Numeracy skills** - Learners will develop everyday numeracy skills in the mathematical areas of numbers and data; financial literacy; time and location; measurement and design. Learners who successfully complete the unit are expected to have the capacity to interpret and analyse how mathematics is represented and used in their personal lives, and in a practical context within a workplace environment.
**Work Related Skills** - Learners will be required to demonstrate employability skills at a high level including; planning, organisation, critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills and be able to apply these in a complex work-related project
**Personal Development** - Learners will develop leadership and team work skills including decision making, goal setting, cultural awareness, problem solving, communication and critical reflection. They will be required to design and implement a community project that demonstrates social engagement and civic and civil responsibility.
**Industry specific skills** - Learners gain specific skills tailored to particular industries.
LIT021 Literacy Skills Intermediate Reading and Writing
LIT022 Literacy Skills Intermediate Oral Communication
NUM021 Numeracy Skills Intermediate
PDS021 Personal Development Skills Unit 1 (Intermediate)
PDS022 Personal Development Skills Unit 2 (Intermediate)
WRS021 Work Related Skills Unit 1 (Intermediate)
WRS022 Work Related Skills Unit 2 (Intermediate)
Additional selectable units apply depending on the vocational/industry area chosen for VCAL.
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. A range of assessment strategies to meet different student’s needs will be selected, and may include: a portfolio of student work, participation in class and community projects, written questions and observation of skills.
Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded an Intermediate VCAL certificate and a statement of attainment from Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority.
Successful completion of the this course may lead to apprenticeships or traineeships, and employment.
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
Full-time: 10 months
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9:30am-3pm
In addition to three days of classes, students are expected to participate in structured workplace learning activities.
The VCAL level will be determined at the pre-training interview.
At Intermediate VCAL level, it is expected that you will be a reasonably autonomous learner in regard to planning and work activities, conducted under supervision.
Government Funded $2,500.00 (Tuition $2,500.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $500.00 (Tuition $500.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $4,500.00 (Tuition $4,500.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the 'Apply Now' tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
How to apply
Before you apply for this course, please contact Wodonga TAFE to arrange a pre-training interview, including a language, literacy and numeracy assessment, to determine the suitable VCAL level you will undertake.
After this, our application process is as follows:
1. Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in this course information page. If the course is not available for online application, you can submit your enquiry via the online form below. Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team on 1300 69 8233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2. On completion of the pre-training interview, you will be notified of acceptance into the course.
3. Customer Service will then process your enrolment at which time your fees are payable. You will be provided with a training plan listing the units you are enrolled into.
In addition to supplied materials, you should bring:
- A4 lecture note book or paper
- Ruler, pens, pencils, eraser and pencil case
It is recommended that you bring your own laptop or tablet
Successful completion of this course may lead to further study opportunities.
When You Can Enrol
Apply online for the course commencing in February 2020
Please fill the below fields then submit your enquiry: