VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (VET)
VET provides all of its graduates with relevant, transferable and innovative skills – all qualities that today’s employers are looking for regardless of where you train or your qualification. When you start learning through VET, you can be safe in the knowledge that you are on a fast and cost effective path to gaining your qualifications and entering the workforce.
The VET Pathway is for students who want to:
- Complete a Qualification whilst achieving WACE and will transition into post school TAFE/employment /University – via a non ATAR Pathway.
- Completing a School Based Traineeship at school whilst completing WACE
- Leaving school before graduation – Fulltime employment or Study or Apprenticeship
ALL VET STUDENTS REQUIRE A UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) TO BE PROVIDED TO THE TRAINING PATHWAYS TEAM – please create a USI via – www.usi.gov.au
VET qualifications contribution to WACE
To achieve WACE, students require 14-unit equivalence C Grades + OLNA
- Completion of Certificate II = 4-unit equivalence towards WACE
- Completion of Certificate III & IV = 6 unit’s equivalence towards WACE
A Maximum of 8-unit equivalence C Grades from VET & Work Placement can be used towards WACE.
On campus Auspice Qualification delivery – Year 11 & 12 timetable
HHC VET Staff offer 12 Qualifications ranging from Certificate II to Certificate IV (Cert IV carries an ATAR equivalence of 70). Student may choose 1 qualification when selecting their Year 11 course subjects.
These qualifications are delivered via a third party auspice arrangement with Registered Training Providers. Qualifications delivered at HHC must be paid in full before a student is enrolled with RTO.
QUALIFICATIONS DELIVERED ON SITE 2021
|BSB20115||Certificate II in Business||IVET Institute RTO Code 40548|
|MEM20413||Certificate II in Engineering Pathways||South Metro TAFE RTO Code|
|FNS0115||Certificate II in Financial Services||Skills Strategies RTO Code 2401|
|SIT20316||Certificate II in Hospitality||IVET Institute RTO Code 40548|
|CUA20615||Certificate II in Music Industry||COSAMP RTO Code 41549|
|SIS20419||Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation||IVET Institute RTO Code 40548|
|SIS20115||Certificate II in Sport & Rec (AFL)||IVET Institute RTO Code 40548|
|SIS20115||Certificate II in Sport & Rec (Basketball)||IVET Institute RTO Code 40548|
|SIS20115||Certificate II in Sport & Rec (Netball)||IVET Institute RTO Code 40548|
|SIS20115||Certificate II in Sport & Rec (Soccer)||IVET Institute RTO Code 40548|
|SIS30315||Certificate III in Fitness||Skills Generation RTO Code 41008|
|52831WA||Certificate IV in Preparation for Health & Nursing Studies||Health Science Hub RTO Code 52806|
Off campus at Registered Training Organisations – These courses are funded by DTWD (resources fees may apply).
- North or South Metropolitan TAFE.
- MPA SKILLS – Plumbing –
- Motor Trades of WA – Automotive
- College of Electrical Training – Electrical
WHEN APPLICATIONS OPEN – STUDENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA CONNECT YEAR PAGES, ASSEMBLIES AND INFORMATION EMAILED HOME TO PARENTS.
THE SENIOR SCHOOL TRANSITION PROGRAM (SSTP) is popular and students involved are achieving amazing outcomes.
The SSTP is seeing a significant increase in the number of students choosing this pathway as a way of gaining entry to an apprenticeships/Training or Employment. It isn’t an easier pathway more a different learning environment that also carries the significant advantage of a work placement which industry and employers value.
Successful application into off campus VET qualification is a requirement & compulsory work placement (dependant on qualification delivery days at RTO) Training Pathways assist students in their application process and hold regular information session for students during school hours.
SSTP students study 4 general subjects (to meet WACE requirement) over 3 days (Monday Tuesday & Wednesday): Thursday & Friday – work placement and/or off campus RTO attendance.
- General English
- General Maths
- General Careers & Enterprise
- General IT
These students will receive a Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) in addition to their Qualification and Workplace Learning experience.
SSTP – How do I apply?
- YEAR 10 students -Choose your six (6) courses when Year 11, 2022 course selection open in Term 2, 2021, complete application for off campus RTO, if successful we will call you for interview to SSTP.
- YEAR 11 STUDENTS – be successful in your application for off campus RTO, if there are available spaces we will interview you in Term 4.
Applications for VET in Schools 2022 qualifications with off campus RTO’s are shared via: email home, assemblies and CONNECT pages.
If you are successful in your VET in Schools off campus application, interviews are held in Term 4, 2021.
Students must hold good standing and complete relevant inductions prior to commencing their work placement. Each placement is monitored by Training Pathways and students need to allow 3-4 weeks to organise their work placement before they commence.
YEARS 10, 11 & 12 – Workplace Learning is an Authority-developed endorsed program. To complete this endorsed program, a student works in one or more paid or unpaid workplace/s to develop a set of transferable workplace skills.
- An example of unpaid work would be School authorised work placement during school hours or community service.
- An example of paid work would be a casual or part time job outside of school hours.
Either placement requires students to contact the Training Pathways office and complete appropriate documentation.
Students must record the number of hours completed and the tasks undertaken in the workplace in the Authority’s Workplace Learning Logbook. The student must also provide evidence of his/her knowledge and understanding of the workplace skills by completing the Authority’s Workplace Learning Skills Journal after each 55 hours completed in the workplace.
Students could earn up to 4 C grades unit equivalence in Senior school when they complete 220+hours of work placement and have evidence of this appropriately recorded in their logbooks and skills journals.
YEAR 7, 8 & 9 students are encouraged to plan their work experience in conjunction with Training Pathways staff and work experience processes.
SCHOOL BASED APPRENTICESHIPS & TRAINEESHIPS
School based apprenticeships and traineeships are paid employment based training programs for full time school students 15 year of age and over. Under these arrangements, the student is both a full time student and part time employee with the same employment and training privileges and responsibilities as other apprentices and trainees.
UNIVERSITY PROGRAM – YEAR 12 GENERAL STUDENTS
Halls Head College keeps up to date with a range of university information and activities promoting course information, pathways and entry requirements.
Murdoch University TLC110: Learning for Tomorrow program. This program is a WACE accredited unit that offers aspiring Year 12 students, who will not generate an ATAR, an alternative pathway into Murdoch University.
Applications must be approved by the school and supported by the students’ parent/guardian.
TLC110 provides entry to Murdoch by:
- Pass TLC110;
- Receive a recommendation from the school and from TLC110 staff;
- Achieve a scales score of 50+ in ATAR English or a grade of ‘C’ or better in General English.
- Successful TLC students may apply for entry to any of over 80 degree courses at Murdoch University (a couple of exceptions are Law, and Veterinarian Science).