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Vocational Education and Training (VET)

VET refers to the procedure which enables a secondary student to combine VCE studies with vocational training.

The Knox School offers VET Hospitality. For full descriptions of VET subjects on offer at The Knox School please refer to the current VCE Unit Descriptions

Features of VET

The VET program is a two to three year program combining general VCE studies and accredited vocational education and training. The VET program enables students to complete a nationally recognised vocational qualification and the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) at the same time. Students can receive credit towards further study.


Benefits for Students

Broadens VCE options.

Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded a nationally accredited Vocational Education and Training Certificate.

Matches student interest and career directions through the provision of strong pathways.

The VET qualification articulates directly into further education and training at both TAFE and selected universities through documented pathway agreements.

Provides the opportunity to “trial” a career and helps students explore possible areas of interest, which can lead to further study and work choices.

Provides preparation for the workforce.

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