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VET gave me transferable skills, including first aid,
time management and communication.
I can use these skills anywhere I go!

Andreas with a DNA helix model
VCE VET Community Services,
and VCE VET Hospitality
Bachelor of Biomedicine Student

Why I chose VET

VET proved to be a great way to change up my learning. VET gave me the opportunity to develop skills that I could utilise in industry and professional environments. These skills ranged from communicating with diverse people to helping vulnerable people within the community.

What I got out of VET

Apart from a qualification that looks great on a resume, VET gave me the opportunity to follow my passions. The best part of VET was Structured Workplace Learning. I was fortunate to be placed at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre where I observed researchers and doctors doing incredible work.

Alexandra in a lab

My VET success story

By seeing the industry I wish to be a part of in the future through my VET Community Services placement, I knew where I wanted to go with my career. VET Community Services and VET Hospitality both taught me various techniques that are transferable to the health industry. The qualifications also helped me to get a job so I was able to work and get some extra pocket money which proved to be incredibly useful in VCE.

My advice

Take advantage of Structured Workplace Learning! It's an incredible opportunity to learn about a career and decide if it's for you or not – all without committing years of your life!

Andreas' VET success story  (pdf - 1.08mb)

My pathway

1 Completed

Community services icon VCE VET Community Services

  • Structured Workplace Learning
fork and spoon icon VCE VET Hospitality
  • Structured Workplace Learning

star medal icon Further Mathematics
Mathematical Methods

Employed part-time
dollar sign icon Front Counter Assistant (Hospitality)
Customer Service (Retail)

2 Current

Universitypencil icon
Bachelor of Biomedicine

hand icon Lord Somers Camp and Power House
Teddy Bear Hospital

VCE Tutor

3 Future

Employed full-time
Health Industry

4 Career Goals

Open my own business

My Awards

Western Chances, 2018
Future Insights Scholarship, Doxa, 2018
Ormond College, 2018
Skyline VCE Bursary Program, Skyline Education Foundation, 2015–2017

VET in 3 words

Interactive. Practical. Fun.

Secondary school: Braybrook College
Location: Braybrook
VET qualifications:

  • Certificate III in Community Services
  • Certificate II in Hospitality

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