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.
Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of three units at Units 1 and 2 level.
Program 2: 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 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.
Students who receive a units 3 and 4 sequence for Program 2 of the VCE VET Applied Language will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10 per cent 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
VCE VET Applied Language Program Booklet
Full descriptions of the units of competency drawn from curriculum included in the VCE VET Applied Language program can be requested from the copyright owner listed on the relevant page:
Certificate II NAT Accredited Course details
Certificate III NAT Accredited Course details
VCE VET program guide 2018
The VCE VET Program Guide provides general advice about the VCAA's suite of VCE VET programs. It is to be read in conjunction with the VCE VET Applied Language program booklet.