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Information for Students and Parents

This page provides information for students and parents about choosing a VCAL program and the benefits of creating a tailored VCAL progam that best suits you. It also includes information on the VCAL achievement awards and statistics on past students' performance.

About VCAL
An overview of The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) - a 'hands on' option for students in Years 11 and 12.

Frequently Asked Questions
This page provides answers to questions from current and prospective VCAL students about VCAL, including information on developing a VCAL learning program to suit your interests and details about where VCAL can lead you in the future.

VCAL: The hands-on option booklet
VCAL: The hands-on option for Year 11 and 12 students is provided in English and other languages for students and their parents.

VCAL Achievement Awards
The VCAL Achievement Awards acknowledge the achievements of VCAL students and the contributions of teachers and partner organisations to VCAL programs.

Return To Study
Provides adults with information about studying the VCE, VCAL or VET.

Includes several years of data on student performance in each VCAL unit.

Industry Pathways in the VCE and VCAL
Industry pathways in the VCE and VCAL will be introduced from 2015. They provide a new form of recognition for students who choose to complete a senior secondary program of study in a specific vocational area.

VCAL Contacts
A list of the relevant VCAA staff and their contact details.