Short Courses Australia deliver Block Credit VCE Electives of 90 Nominal Hours at Secondary Schools across Melbourne Metropolitan & Regional Victoria.  

Host an Industry Taster VCE VET Elective 

Short Courses Australia deliver a variety of Block Credit Electives for VCE, Vocational Major (VM) and for the Victorian Pathways Certificate (VCE) within Secondary Schools across Melbourne & Regional Victoria.

Block Credits of 90 Hours - Industry Taster Electives
Industry Taster Program Nominal Hours
Hospitality 90
Cookery 90
Workplace Skills 90
Road & Construction Infrastructure 90



Each Industry Taster Program is delivered across 1 Semester, or 2 Terms.

Delivery timetables are flexible


VETDSS Course Guide


Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)

The Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority (VCAA) recommends work placement for each industry taster and students are encouraged to liaise with their Local Learning Employment Network (LLEN).

Short Courses Australia includes a JOB CAMP learning module for secondary students that covers resume writing, job search and the interview process.


Block Credit Recognition In The VCE

VCE Students, VCE Vocational Major (VM) students and Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) students receive a credit towards their VCE, VCE VM or VPC for each 90 hour block of VET completed.

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Fees & Charges

You can download Short Courses Australia fees and charges for VET delivered at a secondary schools by Clicking here.


VET Material Fees

Follow this link for a breackdown of Short Courses Australia VET Material Fees that meet eleigibility for the funding


Course Delivery Location

To Host an Industry Taster Program at your secondary school contact Short Courses Australia on 1300 747 430 or Email:


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Useful Links

  VCAA Block Credit Recognition

  VCAA VCE VET Program Chart

  Read Student Handbook