Get your VCE through TAFE and prepare yourself for tertiary education

Complete your VCE - Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE0000001) and set yourself up for further studies in your area of interest.

The VCE is an accredited secondary certificate. You can select from a variety of subjects to achieve this qualification.

When you complete this course, you’ll receive your VCE certificate and gain an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) score for entry into your preferred tertiary course.

UNDER 18
If you are under 18 on 1 January in the year you commence your VCE, you must complete a minimum of 16 units over two years, including three units of English and eight Year 12 units. The same qualification is achieved doing your VCE through Chisholm that would be gained completing it at a school.

MATURE AGE
If you are a mature age student you may be eligible for adult status. If you qualify for adult status you may be able to complete your VCE in one year. To qualify for adult status you must be 18 years of age on 1 January in the year you commence VCE and you must not have undertaken full-time secondary schooling for the full year preceding the first enrolment as an adult. Adult students need to complete eight units including two units of English and six other Year 12 units.

TIMETABLE
Each week students attend one morning or afternoon session per VCE subject according to timetable availability.
Year 11: 8.30am - 12pm, 1pm - 4.30pm
Year 12: 8.30am - 12.30pm, 1pm - 5pm.

VCE subjects offered

(F) = Offered at Frankston only
(D) = Offered at Dandenong Only
(F/D) = Offered at both Frankston and Dandenong.

 Year 11. Units 1 and 2 Year 12. Units 3 and 4
 Biology (F) Accounting (D)
 Business Management (F/D) Ancient History (F)
 Computing (D) Biology (F)
 English (F/D) Business Management (D)
 Environmental Science (F) EAL - English as an Additional Language (D)
 Geography  English (F/D)
 Health and Human Development (F/D) Environmental Science (F)
Legal Studies (F/D) Further Mathematics (F/D)
Mathematics General (F/D) History Revolutions (D)
Mathematics Methods (D) Health and Human Development (F/D)
 Persian (D) Industry and Enterprise (F)
 Psychology (F/D) IT Software Development (D) 
 Sociology (F) Legal Studies (F/D) 
 Twentieth Century History (F/D) Literature (D)
  Mathematics Methods (D)
  Persian (D) 
  Psychology (F/D) 
  Sociology (F)

Please note: VCE subjects running can be subject to numbers of enrolments.

Course code
VCE0000001Y12
On campus
Dandenong, Frankston
Online
Not available Online
International
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Length
Full Time, 2 years. Part Time, 4 years.
Start dates
February intake - all students. July intake is for Year 11 (Unit 2) students only.