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VCE VET Applied Language

The VCE VET Applied Language program is drawn from a state and nationally accredited curriculum and provides students with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career or further training in language studies.


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Qualifications

The following qualifications are available in the VCE VET Applied Language program:

  • Program 1: 10297NAT Certificate II in Applied Language: a nationally accredited curriculum that offers students the opportunity to develop basic oral and written communication in the language in a range of standard social and workplace situations.
  • Program 2: 22150VIC Certificate III in Applied Language: a state accredited curriculum that offers students the opportunity to develop routine oral and written communication in the language in a range of standard social and workplace situations.

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Credit in the VCE or VCAL

  • Program 1: 10297NAT Certificate II in Applied Language: recognition of three units at Units 1 and 2 level.
  • Program 2: 22150VIC Certificate III in Applied Language: recognition of three units at the Unit 3 and 4 level; a Units 3 and 4 sequence and a Unit 3.

Note: Students must demonstrate competency as identified in Program 1 prior to undertaking Program 2. For the purposes of credit in the VCE, equivalence has been established between all VCE Languages, VCE VET Applied Language and VET Languages, where the language is the same.


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ATAR Contribution

Students who receive a Units 3 and 4 sequence for Program 2 of VCE VET Applied Language will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10% of the average of the primary four scaled studies).

The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Further information can be found on the VTAC website: www.vtac.edu.au

The VCE VET Applied Language program does not offer scored assessment.


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Publications

Program information

Program updates and further information

Continuous improvement: During the life of the qualification/s there may be occasions when changes are made to reflect feedback from users or to include the latest industry practices. This process is called continuous improvement. When continuous improvement impacts on the VCE VET Applied Language program, advice will be published in the VCAA Bulletin and notification provided on the VCAA website Please visit the VCAA Bulletin subscription webpage