VCE0000001 VCE - Victorian Certificate of Education

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


The VCE Vocational Major (VM) is a vocational and applied learning program within the VCE designed to be completed over a minimum of two years. The VCE VM will give students greater choice and flexibility to pursue their strengths and interests and develop the skills and capabilities needed to succeed in further education, work and life.


The purpose of the VCE VM is to provide students with the best opportunity to achieve their personal goals and aspirations in a rapidly changing world by: equipping them with the skills, knowledge, values and capabilities to be active and informed citizens, lifelong learners and confident and creative individuals; and empowering them to make informed decisions about the next stages of their lives through real life workplace experiences.


It prepares students to move into apprenticeships, traineeships, further education and training, university (via non-ATAR pathways) or directly into the workforce.

Course Delivery

Classroom - Training will be delivered on site at SuniTAFE.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review (ACER Assessment) to help confirm the course is suitable. Students are required to complete the ACER assessment at SuniTAFE under supervision plus an interview to gauge suitability for VCE VM.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
LT031 Literacy (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
LT032 Literacy (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
LT033 Literacy (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
LT034 Literacy (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
NM031 Numeracy (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
NM032 Numeracy (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
NM033 Numeracy (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
NM034 Numeracy (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
PD031 Personal Development Skills (VCE VM) 100 $50.00
PD032 Personal Development Skills (VCE VM) 100 $50.00
PD033 Personal Development Skills (VCE VM) 100 $50.00
PD034 Personal Development Skills (VCE VM) 100 $50.00
WR031 Work Related Skills (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
WR032 Work Related Skills (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
WR033 Work Related Skills (VCE VM) 100 $40.00
WR034 Work Related Skills (VCE VM) 100 $0.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision 30 $30.00
AHCECR201 Capture digital media for fieldwork 30 $30.00
AHCECR305 Collect native seed 40 $30.00
AHCFAU202 Recognise fauna 40 $30.00
AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment 20 $30.00
AHCNSY207 Undertake propagation activities 30 $30.00
AHCPCM202 Collect, prepare and preserve plant specimens 30 $30.00
AHCPCM204 Recognise plants 40 $30.00
AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs 20 $30.00
AHCPGD207 Plant trees and shrubs 20 $30.00
AHCPMG201 Treat weeds 40 $30.00
AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes 20 $30.00
AHCWRK204 Work effectively in the industry 20 $30.00
AHCWRK205 Participate in workplace communications 30 $30.00
AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20 $30.00
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace 25 $32.50
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace 20 $26.00
AURAFA104 Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace 20 $26.00
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace 20 $26.00
AURETK003 Operate electrical test equipment 40 $52.00
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits 20 $26.00
AURETR103 Identify automotive electrical systems and components 25 $32.50
AURETR115 Inspect, test and service batteries 10 $15.00
AURLTA101 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components 25 $32.50
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives 10 $15.00
AURTTA127 Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations 40 $52.00
AURTTE007 Dismantle and assemble single cylinder four-stroke petrol engines 40 $52.00
AURTTE008 Dismantle and assemble multi-cylinder four-stroke petrol engines 40 $52.00
AURTTJ003 Remove and replace wheel and tyre assemblies 10 $15.00
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace 20 $26.00
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills 40 $20.00
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately 60 $40.00
BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management 20 $30.00
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities 30 $35.00
BSBPEF403 Lead personal development 40 $0.00
BSBWHS211 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others 20 $30.00
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others 15 $30.00
BSBWRT311 Write simple documents 30 $35.00
BSBXCS303 Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information 40 $35.00
BSBXTW301 Work in a team 40 $35.00
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement 25 $40.00
CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service 30 $35.00
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support 30 $35.00
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs 60 $35.00
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern 20 $35.00
CHCCCS026 Transport individuals 20 $35.00
CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework 65 $35.00
CHCCDE004 Implement participation and engagement strategies 85 $35.00
CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact 35 $35.00
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services 30 $35.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 40 $0.00
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 25 $35.00
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity 63 $0.00
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice 80 $0.00
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment 50 $0.00
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care 60 $0.00
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children's education and care 65 $0.00
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry 20 $26.00
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication 20 $26.00
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations 20 $26.00
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures 8 $15.00
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry 6 $19.50
CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry 6 $19.50
CUAACD311 Produce drawings to communicate ideas 90 $20.00
CUACER201 Develop ceramic skills 50 $100.00
CUADES201 Follow a design process 50 $5.00
CUADES301 Explore the use of colour 50 $5.00
CUADES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms 60 $5.00
CUADES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms 60 $5.00
CUADES304 Source and apply design industry knowledge 20 $5.00
CUADIG304 Create visual design components 30 $5.00
CUAPPR311 Produce creative work 45 $5.00
CUAPPR314 Participate in collaborative creative projects 50 $5.00
CUAPRI211 Develop printmaking skills 50 $25.00
CUASCU211 Develop sculptural skills 50 $25.00
CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices 30 $5.00
FSKLRG011 Use routine strategies for work-related learning 10 $15.00
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems 70 $35.00
HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support 12 $15.00
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid 18 $30.00
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 25 $35.00
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety 20 $0.00
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care 25 $35.00
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment 25 $35.00
ICTCLD301 Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services 40 $35.00
ICTICT309 Create ICT user documentation 60 $35.00
ICTICT312 Use advanced features of applications 20 $5.00
ICTICT313 Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments 50 $35.00
ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques 40 $35.00
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients 40 $35.00
ICTSAS310 Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network 50 $35.00
ICTSAS312 Provide basic system administration 20 $35.00
ICTWEB431 Create and style simple markup language documents 40 $35.00
LIT031 Literacy Skills Senior Reading and Writing 100 $30.00
LIT032 Literacy Skills Senior Oral Communication 100 $30.00
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering 40 $52.00
MEMPE001 Use engineering workshop machines 60 $0.00
MEMPE002 Use electric welding machines 40 $0.00
MEMPE004 Use fabrication equipment 40 $0.00
MEMPE006 Undertake a basic engineering project 80 $0.00
NUM031 Numeracy Skills Senior 100 $30.00
PDS031 Personal Development Skills Unit 1 (Senior) 100 $50.00
PDS032 Personal Development Skills Unit 2 (Senior) 100 $50.00
SHBBBOS007 Apply cosmetic tanning products 20 $80.00
SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services 30 $65.00
SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services 30 $250.00
SHBBHRS010 Provide waxing services 100 $200.00
SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards 75 $55.00
SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up 45 $250.00
SHBBMUP010 Design and apply make-up for photography 30 $250.00
SHBBNLS007 Provide manicure and pedicare services 60 $180.00
SHBBNLS011 Use electric file equipment for nail services 30 $55.00
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information 20 $65.00
SHBXCCS005 Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal services setting 40 $35.00
SHBXCCS007 Conduct salon financial transactions 25 $35.00
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients 30 $35.00
SHBXCCS009 Greet and prepare clients for salon services 10 $35.00
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45 $35.00
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40 $35.00
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms 50 $35.00
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer 20 $65.00
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment 25 $95.00
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes 25 $30.00
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery 45 $140.00
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads 25 $105.00
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment 13 $30.00
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety 15 $45.00
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety 15 $20.00
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices 12 $30.00
SWL031 Structured Workplace Learning 100 $30.00
VU21490 Organise and participate in a practical placement 50 $25.00
VU22014 Prepare for work in the building and construction industry 16 $20.80
VU22022 Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment 100 $130.00
VU22023 Perform basic setting out 24 $31.20
VU22024 Construct basic sub-floor 48 $62.40
VU22025 Construct basic wall frames 48 $62.40
VU22026 Construct a basic roof frame 40 $52.00
VU22027 Install basic external cladding 24 $31.20
VU22028 Install basic window and door frames 24 $31.20
VU22106 Use recipes to prepare food 10 $10.00
VU22446 Design and review a project 40 $20.00
WRS031 Work Related Skills Unit 1 (Senior) 100 $30.00
WRS032 Work Related Skills Unit 2 (Senior) 100 $30.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $2,311
Concession $675
Self-Funded $7,873

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom, Full Year, Monday to Friday, 9:00AM - 3:00PM