Course Type:
Accredited Course
Study Mode:
On Campus
9 months
Starting Date:
Sale (Gtec): 25/04/2022
Bairnsdale: 11/07/2022
Morwell: 11/07/2022
Bairnsdale, Morwell, Sale (Gtec)
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Course Overview

If you’re not exactly sure what you want to do in the future, then the intermediate Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) can help give you the skills and knowledge to make the right decision about your future employment or education.

This qualification will help you focus on using your interests and strengths in a range of possible pathways as well as giving you the opportunity to test out different pathways as you improve your chances for employment.

The key focus of this course is to prepare you for further studies at the next VCAL level, in the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), or get you job ready so you can start earning straight away.

But the best bit about this course is when you enrol, you’ll be matched with a level that suits your current abilities before moving on to bigger and better things, so you’ll feel comfortable and supported every step of the way.

Taught over an 11-month period, you’ll attend classes, workshops and participate in online learning, being taught by our expert teachers in the field you want to enter.

Once you finish the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Intermediate), there are many pathways you can take. Some of these pathways are studying a Senior level VCAL, completing VCE, studying an apprenticeship or traineeship (school-based or full-time), studying a Certificate II (or above) VET course or going straight into employment.

All these courses will help you enhance your employment opportunities while you discover your passion and work in the sector gaining real-world experience and earning money.

So, if you’d like to kickstart your future today with the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Intermediate), then we’re here to help you take the steps to get there.

This course is delivered with a combination of online and on-campus workshops.


Monday to Friday 9am – 2.45pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Victorian Certificate Of Applied Learning (Intermediate).

Career Opportunities

This is a possible pathway at Intermediate level:

  • Senior level VCAL
  • completion of VCE
  • apprenticeships and traineeships (school-based or full-time)
  • Certificate II (or above) VET courses
  • Certificate II (or above) FE courses
  • Employment.

Opportunities for Further Study


Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Students under 17 must seek 'Exemption from School' letter prior to enrolment.

Recommended entry requirements

  • Completed Year 10

Limitations to entry

  • Students must meet minimum LLN requirements.


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Placement is recommended for some but not all of the elective options. This will be discussed with students at enrolment.
Placement is arranged by: Student

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Sample course units