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VCE VET Applied Language

The VCE VET Applied Language program is drawn from nationally accredited curriculum and offers portable qualifications which are recognised throughout Australia. These qualifications provide students with a broad range of skills and knowledge to pursue a career or further training in language studies and related industries.

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

 

For VCE VET program changes that have been approved for 2022 implementation, please see VCE VET program changes for 2022 and 2022 VCE VET program structures (Updated 15 June 2022). This document will be updated progressively as further programs are approved, and detailed changes will be published at a later date on the respective program pages.

Qualifications

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.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to three VCE VET Units at Units 1 and 2 level.

10949NAT 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.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to three VCE VET Units at Units 1 and 2 level.

10661NAT Certificate III in Applied Language: a nationally 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.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to three VCE VET Units at Units 3 and 4 level, including a VCE VET Units 3 and 4 sequence.

Note: Students must demonstrate competency as identified in the Certificate II in Applied Language prior to undertaking the Certificate III in Applied Language. 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.

Program material

The VCE VET Applied Language program booklet contains information relating to the qualifications approved by the VCAA for delivery to VCE or VCAL students.

It includes advice on the units of competency making up the program and the credit available for VCE and VCAL students.

It also provides advice on Structured Workplace Learning, the ATAR contribution and Pathways to further learning.

The 2022 VCE VET Applied Language program booklet will be available shortly. Please see the published 2022 VCE VET Program Structures for 10949NAT Certificate II in Applied Language.

View 2021 VCE VET Applied Language program booklet (docx - 192.22kb).

The program booklet should be read in conjunction with the course accreditation documents. The curriculum is available from the course copyright owner, Ripponlea Institute.

10297NAT Certificate II in Applied Language

10949NAT Certificate II in Applied Language

10661NAT Certificate III in Applied Language

Structured workplace learning recognition

The VCAA provides recognition for Structured Workplace Learning for students undertaking VCE VET programs.

Workplace Learning Record booklets for VCE VET Applied Language are currently under development.

ATAR contribution

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

The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). For more information, visit VTAC.