For enquiries on: VCE VET programs and School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships, obtaining program booklets and assessment guides for VCE VET programs, implementing VCE VET programs, sources of information and support for schools, the level of recognition for VCE VET programs in the VCE, professional development for VCE VET programs, processes for approval of new VCE VET programs, other VET programs delivered as part of a senior secondary certificate.
Merry Tripp, Project Officer
Alison Wall, Project Manager
Danielle McAuliffe, Project Manager
Daryl Sutton, Manager
Mark Frankland, Special Projects Manager
Student Records and Results Unit
For enquiries on: VCE and VCAL certification/eligibility, VCE student administration, VCE, VCAL and VET credit and student enrolments.
VASS is the internet-based system used by schools to register students and enter VCE, VCAL and VET enrolments and results directly into the VCAA central database. For all VASS enquiries:
For enquiries on: VCAL curriculum and assessment, VCAL publications, review of the VCAL units, VCAL quality assurance process, professional development for VCAL providers, advice on the development of learning programs, advice on VCAL eligibility requirements.
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Curriculum Maintenance Manager (CMM):
The CMM supports the strategic objectives of the Victorian Government by providing advice on the implementation of the national Training Package and accredited course curriculum to all RTOs in Victoria. The contact details for CMMs can be found on the TSN website:
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD):
DEECD provides funds, purchases and regulates education and training services for all Victorian Government schools.
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR):
DEEWR advises the Australian Government, delivers programs and services and provides information on all education and training sectors, employment and workplace relations.
Industry Skills Councils (ISCs):
Industry Skills Councils support the development and implementation of training products, including training packages and provide the VET sector with information on current and future skill needs and training requirements.
Local Learning and Employment Network (LLEN):
Networks across Victoria that support young people's connections with local education and training organisations, employers and community groups.
Training.gov.au (TGA) is the database on Vocational Education and Training in Australia. TGA is the official National Register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Courses, Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).
Training Packages @ Work:
- Training Packages @ Work, is a free national newsletter for teachers, trainers and assessors in the VET sector. It contains the latest information on the development and implementation of training packages and other key issues in the training sector. Subscription to the newsletter is available from: www.tpatwork.com/SubscribeWizard2.asp
- Training Packages @ Work: Back 2 Basics, is an easy to read guide that explains key information about the VET system in Australia and is appropriate for someone new to the VET sector. This guide can be downloaded from: www.tpatwork.com/BackToBasicOrder.asp
Training Support Network (TSN):
The TSN provides information for RTOs including free training resources, Victorian Accredited Curricula and contact details and newsletters from all CMMs. The TSN also provides all Victorian Purchasing Guides. A Purchasing Guide provides information to assist RTOs, trainers and assessors in using nationally endorsed training packages within Victoria. Purchasing Guides can be printed or viewed on the TSN website at:
TVET Australia manages AESharenet and Australian Training Products – the publishing house and national clearing house for Commonwealth-copyrighted teaching and learning materials (including training packages).
A portal site to the vast range of vocational education and training information, products and services in Australia.
Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA):
The VRQA regulates all education and training providers in Victoria from home schooling to higher education. The VRQA maintains a register of all schools and providers in Victoria and the accredited qualifications they offer.
Victorian Skills Gateway:
The Victorian Skills Gateway is a one-stop-shop of Victorian vocational education and training to help find the best option for you. It has been developed by the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Searches can be performed on occupations, courses, training providers, video and written case studies. This website is also viewable via a purpose-built smartphone interface.
Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC): VTAC is the central office that administers the application and offer process for places in tertiary courses at university, TAFE and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria (and a few outside Victoria). VTAC calculates and distributes the ATAR.
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A VCE VET State Reviewer has been appointed for programs with a scored component. Their details are as follows:
Priscilla Brown - Glenvale School
Julianna Garcia - Geelong High School
Deborah Lovett - Hillcrest Secondary College
Hospitality (Kitchen Operations)
Peter Nash - Wyndham Central Secondary College
Interactive Digital Media
Claire Bloom - Warrandyte High School
Tuija Makela - Swinburne University of Technology, TAFE Division – Sciences
Nick Lowes - Rowville Secondary College
Sport and Recreation
Iolanda Magro - Methodist Ladies College