The VCE VET Health program is drawn from a national training package 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 across a range of health related areas in entry-level roles.
Scored assessment is available for the Scored Unit 3–4 sequence of the VCE VET Health program.
HLT23215 Certificate II in Health Support Services: provides students with the knowledge and skills to enhance their employment prospects in the health industry. This is an entry level qualification which covers workers who provide support for the effective functioning of health services. Specialisations in Client Support or Health Administration are available.
Credit in the VCE (including VCE VM and VPC): recognition of up to four VCE VET units at Units 1 and 2 level.
HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance, incorporating HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance: provides students with the knowledge and skills that will enhance their employment prospects in the health industry. These qualifications cover workers who provide assistance to allied health professionals and other health professionals with the care of clients.
Credit in the VCE (including VCE VM and VPC): recognition of one VCE VET unit at Unit 1 level, a scored VCE VET Unit 3–4 sequence and an additional non-scored VCE VET Unit 3–4 sequence.
Note: The scored Unit 3–4 sequence must be delivered and assessed in a single enrolment year. Students are strongly advised against undertaking the scored Unit 3–4 sequence without first completing Units 1 and 2 because Unit 3–4 sequences are not designed for standalone study.
The VCE VET Health program booklet contains information relating to the qualifications approved by the VCAA for delivery to VCE (including VCE VM and VPC) students.
It includes advice on the units of competency making up the program and the credit available for students.
It also provides advice on Structured Workplace Learning, the ATAR contribution and pathways to further learning.
2023 VCE VET Health program booklet.
The program booklet should be read in conjunction with the
HLT Training Package.
Mandatory Workplace Requirements
The HLT Training Package stipulates Mandatory Workplace Requirements (MWR) to achieve some of the qualifications and some of the units of competency available in the VCE VET Health program. Please refer to the information published in the HLT Training Package.
VCE VET Health Supplementary Advice
The VCE VET Health Supplementary Advice for teachers provides training and assessment advice for the VCE VET Health program Units 1 to 4. This publication contains advice for developing a range of delivery sequences, learning activities and strategies for exam preparation. It can be used as a resource tool to evaluate delivery and improve knowledge of the health industry.
2020 VCE VET Health Supplementary Advice
Scored assessment is available for HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance, incorporating HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance.
Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for VCE VET Health must undertake scored assessment. This consists of three coursework tasks, worth 66% of the overall study score, and an end-of-year examination which is worth 34% of the overall study score.
Scored assessment is based on the scored Unit 3–4 sequence of VCE VET Health.
The scored Unit 3–4 sequence of the VCE VET Health program must be delivered and assessed in a single enrolment year.
Materials for scored assessment
VCE VET Scored Assessment Guide.
2023 VCE VET Health assessment plan template and sample.
VCE VET scoring criteria sheets.
View assessment templates for task types:
Task type overview.
Examination specifications, past examinations and reports
VCE VET Health examination specifications, past examinations and reports.
Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for the VCE VET Health program Unit 3–4 sequence 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 increment.
Where a student elects not to receive a study score for a scored Unit 3–4 sequence no contribution to the ATAR will be available.
Where an additional non-scored Unit 3–4 sequence is undertaken students may be eligible for a fifth or sixth study increment.
The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).
Further information can be found on the
Where a scored Unit 3–4 sequence is used as an increment, the increment will be calculated using 10% of the scaled score.
Where an additional non-scored Unit 3–4 sequence is used as an increment, the increment will be calculated using 10% of the fourth study score of the primary four.
Structured workplace learning recognition
The VCAA provides recognition for Structured Workplace Learning for students undertaking VCE VET programs.
Workplace Learning Record booklets.
VCE VET Health State Reviewer
VCE VET state reviewers are appointed for scored VCE VET programs.
To be confirmed - Feb 2024