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VCE VET Community Services

 

 

 

Qualifications

Program 1: CHC20415 Certificate II in Active Volunteering: offers students the opportunity to aquire entry level skills for volunteer work.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition for up to two units at Units 1 and 2 level.

Program 2: CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services (incorporating CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services): offers students the opportunity to learn about the community services sector and explore specific contexts of work. Skills will be developed in communication, working with diversity, workplace health and safety, administration support, and responding to clients.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to three units at Units 1 and 2 level, and two Units 3 and 4 sequences.

Program 3: CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (partial completion): offers students the opportunity to support the implementation of an approved learning framework and support children's wellbeing, learning and development.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to two units at Units 1 and 2 level, and two Units 3 and 4 sequences.

Note: The Units 3 and 4 sequences of VCE VET Community Services are not designed as stand-alone studies. Students are strongly advised against undertaking the Units 3 and 4 sequences without first completing Units 1 and 2.

Scored assessment

Scored assessment is available for VCE VET Community Services.

Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for VCE VET Community Services must undertake scored assessment in CHC32015. This consists of three coursework tasks, worth 66 per cent of the overall study score, and an end-of-year examination which is worth 34 per cent of the overall study score.

Scored assessment is based on the units 3 and 4 sequence of VCE VET Community Services.

Materials for scored assessment

VCE VET assessment guide (February 2010)

VCE VET Community Services Assessment Plan Template and Sample (January 2019)

VCE VET scoring criteria sheets

VET Coursework Assessment Record (VCAR)

Frameworks for task types are a guide to the four task types in scored VCE VET programs.

Portfolio

Product

Work performance

Work project

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE VET Community Services examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

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 Community Services are available.

View CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services workplace learning record booklet.

View CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care workplace learning record booklet.

Support material

VCE VET Community Services Program Booklet
The program booklet should be read in conjunction with the CHC Community Services Training Package.

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 Community Services program booklet.

ATAR contribution

Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for the scored units 3 and 4 sequence of VCE VET Community Services (CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services) must undertake scored assessment for the purpose of achieving a study score. This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of the student's best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study.

Where a student elects not to receive a study score for the scored Units 3 and 4 sequence in the VCE VET Community Services program (CHC32015), no contribution to the ATAR will be available.

Students who recieve a Units 3 and 4 sequence from CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or an additional Units 3 and 4 sequence throrugh the additional units in CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services may be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10 per cent of the lowest study score in the primary four scaled studies).

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

VCE VET Community Services State Reviewer

VCE VET state reviewers are appointed for scored VCE VET programs.

Kirsty Clark — Pathways Connect

tel: 0490 062 607

email:kirsty@pathwayconnect.com.au