Courses

VCAL (Intermediate)

VCALINT001

The VCAL Intermediate program will give you supported training in literacy, numeracy and communication skills, preparing you for further study, pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships or employment.

You will have access to libraries and independent learning services, in addition to passionate, experienced teachers who are there to help you learn.

This course is an Austudy/Abstudy and Centrelink/Department of Human Services approved course for job seekers.

The course has flexible entry points.

Learn skills for the future

Our VCAL (Intermediate) course provides you with basic literacy and numeracy skills needed for you to go onto further education, training or employment.

As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you have access to all our libraries and independent learning services, in addition to passionate, experienced teachers who are there to help you learn.

Industry Connections

We have strong connections with community agencies which supports our personal development projects.

Course Outcomes

You will be qualified to go on to further VCAL programs (Senior), Cert II, Cert III courses or employment.

Work Placement

Structured Workplace Learning is part of Work Related Skills 2

Assessment

Written tasks, observation checklists, portfolio

Packaging rules

A VCAL program must contain curriculum that can be justified against the purpose statement of each of the VCAL strands. To be awarded an Intermediate VCAL, you must successfully complete a learning program, which contains a minimum of 10 credits. One credit is awarded on successful completion of 90-100 nominal hours of accredited curriculum. A certificate must contain two VCAL units at the award level (Personal Development Skills and Literacy) and other curriculum components from:

  • VCAL units
  • VCE units
  • VET accredited curriculum or training packages
  • further education accredited curriculum

Program to include:

  • minimum of two VCAL credits, one of which one is an Intermediate personal development VCAL unit
  • one literacy credit (at Certificate II level)
  • one numeracy credit
  • one industry specific credit
  • one work related skills credit

Curriculum components to the value of six credits at Certificate II level (or above).

Local Students

Code

VCALINT001

Campuses

HEIDELBERG

Department

Bridging and Prep
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: available


Class Schedule: *

Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$1400
Ineligible:$7780
Concession:$280
Materials:$50

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Written tasks, teacher observation checklists

Materials

Stationery items to be purchased by student

Entrance Requirements

Non completion Year 11

Pathways to further study

VCAL Senior, Cert II or Cert III courses

Career Pathways

You will have access to a Student Pathways Advisors (SPA) who will work with you one-on-one to help you reach your education goals and to advise you on future pathways.

Enrolment Intake

  • Ongoing
  • January
  • February
  • June
  • December

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
BSBCMM201 COMMUNICATE IN THE WORKPLACE 40
BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation 35
BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents 60
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others 20
BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities 20
BSBWOR203 WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS 15
LIT022 LITERACY SKILLS INTERMEDIATE ORAL COMMUNICATION 100
NUM011 NUMERACY SKILLS FOUNDATION 100
NUM021 NUMERACY SKILLS INTERMEDIATE 100
PDS021 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT SKILLS INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1 100
PDS022 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT SKILLS INTERMEDIATE UNIT 2 100
VU21353 RESEARCH PATHWAYS AND PRODUCE A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO 20
VU21355 ENGAGE WITH A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES 30
VU21356 ENGAGE WITH A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES 30
VU21357 ENGAGE WITH A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES 30
VU21358 ENGAGE IN A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY 30
VU21359 CREATE A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES 30
VU21360 CREATE A RANGE OF TEXTS FOR LEARNING PURPOSES 30
VU21361 CREATE A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORKPLACE 30
VU21362 CREATE A RANGE OF COMPLEX TEXTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY 30
VU21364 INVESTIGATE NUMERICAL AND STATISTICAL INFORMATION IN A RANGE OF CONTEXTS 50
WRS021 WORK RELATED SKILLS INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1 100

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.