• Course Code
  • VCALFND001
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 11 months
  • Starting Date
  • July 2019
  • Location
  • Morwell
  • Bairnsdale
  • Sale (Gtec)
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Course Overview

Have you finished school but you aren’t quite sure of your next step? A Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) will give you the skills, knowledge and professional attributes to make informed decisions about your future. Learn about your potential work or education pathways based on your own interests and strengths.

The VCAL aims to prepare you for employment by equipping you with vital skills that will help you participate in the broader context of your family, community and lifelong journey of learning. These skills will help you make the right vocational choice across a huge range of industry sectors and study pathways. Improve your employability while you discover your passion.

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


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Qualifications and Recognition

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

Career Opportunities

This is a possible pathway at Foundation level:

  • Intermediate or Senior level VCAL
  • apprenticeships and traineeships (school-based or full-time)
  • Certificate I (or above) VET courses
  • Certificate I (or above) FE courses

Opportunities for Further Study


Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


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



20 hours per year 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

Course Modules

Unit Code

Unit Description


Investigate and use simple mathematical formulae and problem solving techniques


Investigate and interpret shapes and measurements and related formulae


Foundation Numeracy


Literacy Skills Foundation Reading And Writing


Literacy Skills Foundation Oral Communication


Personal Development Skills Unit 1 (Foundation)


Personal Development Skills Unit 2 (Foundation)


Work Related Skills Unit 1 (Foundation)


Work Related Skills Unit 2 (Foundation)


Not Applicable

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