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2 years full time
The Victorian Certificate of Education Vocational Major (VCE VM) is a two-year senior school completion certificate.
VCE Vocational Major at Melbourne Polytechnic aims to provide learners with skills, knowledge and attitudes to make informed choices about pathways to further education and employment.
While attending VCE VM at Melbourne Polytechnic, you'll have access to classroom support, counselling support, library facilities, pathways advice, student events, and the Studiosity online tutoring service.
The VCE VM program is for young people from 16 years of age who are interested in a vocational training pathway, and don't require an ATAR.
VCE VM at Melbourne Polytechnic is a dual enrolment with a course from one of the following areas:
After completing the VCE VM, you may either move on to further study in you chosen field in a Certificate II or above course.
You may also gain employment or begin an apprenticeship.
Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.
Interactive learning in a face-to-face environment. Classes will be held at a Melbourne Polytechnic campus or partner institute. Visit the How You'll Study page for more information.
Written assessment, oral questioning.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|LIT031||Literacy skills senior reading and writing||Core||100|
|LIT032||Literacy skills senior oral communication||Core||100|
|LT031||Literacy (VCE VM) Unit 1||Core||100|
|LT032||Literacy (VCE VM) Unit 2||Core||100|
|NM031||Numeracy (VCE VM) Unit 1||Core||100|
|NM031||Numeracy (VCE VM) Unit 1||Core||100|
|NM032||Numeracy (VCE VM) Unit 2||Core||100|
|NM032||Numeracy (VCE VM) unit 2||Core||100|
|PD031||Personal Development Skills (VCE VM) Unit 1||Core||100|
|PD032||Personal Development Skills (VCE VM) Unit 2||Core||100|
|PDS031||Personal development skills senior unit 1||Core||100|
|PDS032||Personal development skills senior unit 2||Core||100|
|WR031||Work Related Skills (VCE VM) Unit 1||Core||100|
|WR032||Work Related Skills (VCE VM) Unit 2||Core||100|
|WRS031||Work related skills senior unit 1||Core||100|
|WRS032||Work related skills senior unit 2||Core||100|
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|Concession||Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$175||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2021. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:
The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:
The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
'We’d been discussing what projects we had coming up that we needed to go and buy materials for. And so then the scholarship came and it was just a sigh of relief.'
We're excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and support you on your education journey.
For more information about the VCE program, register here to attend an online information session.
All prospective students are required to complete an online application form, complete an online Literacy and Numeracy assessment and attend an informal interview. This gives you an opportunity to discuss any additional requirements that may be needed to support you in your studies and ensures you are placed in the most appropriate class.
All future students who have submitted an application will be contacted via email to schedule the interview.
Students under 17 and who had not completed Year 10 at school, will be required to complete a Transition from School form with their school to obtain a Regional Exemption from School to complete their enrolment.
Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.