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.
We have strong connections with community agencies which supports our personal development projects.
You will be qualified to go on to VCAL Senior or Certificate II and III courses.
Structured Workplace Learning is part of Work Related Skills 2
Written tasks, observation checklists, portfolio
We offer a flexible VCAL Koorie program at Epping campus, with:
- Wellness and cultural focus
- New Tech School facilities
- Projects working with Elders
- Personal Development Skills Foundation VCAL unit
- Literacy and numeracy units
The program is delivered over three days a week and is supported by Melbourne Polytechnic Koorie Services staff during all of the sessions.
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 Course Advisor
Modes of Delivery
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. 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 annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
Assessment MethodsWritten tasks, teacher observation checklists
MaterialsStationery items to be purchased by student
Entrance RequirementsNon completion Year 11
Pathways to further studyVCAL Senior, Cert II or Cert III courses
Career PathwaysYou 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.
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.
|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|
|WRS022||WORK RELATED SKILLS INTERMEDIATE 2||100|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.