Kurnai College Programs of Study 2021

 
Kurnai College Programs of Study 2021
Kurnai College

                                              PROGR AMS OF STUDY 2021
                                                                        Programs of Study 2021
Kurnai College – University Campus
       Please don’t hestitate to contact
      Careers Staff for further information

                Northways Road
               Churchill VIC 3842
               Tel: (03) 5132 3800
               Fax:(03) 5132 3828

         www.kurnaicollege.vic.edu.au
        www.facebook.com/kurnaicollege

         CRICO Provicer code: 00861K

                                              KURNAI COLLEGE

                                                                        Careers & Pathways VCE, VCAL & VET
Kurnai College Programs of Study 2021
Kurnai College

                                              PROGR AMS OF STUDY 2021
                                                                        Programs of Study 2021
Kurnai College – University Campus
       Please don’t hestitate to contact
      Careers Staff for further information

                Northways Road
               Churchill VIC 3842
               Tel: (03) 5132 3800
               Fax:(03) 5132 3828

         www.kurnaicollege.vic.edu.au
        www.facebook.com/kurnaicollege

         CRICO Provicer code: 00861K

                                              KURNAI COLLEGE

                                                                        Careers & Pathways VCE, VCAL & VET
Kurnai College Programs of Study 2021
Contents
                                 INTRODUCTION             2-9
                                  Introductory Letter     2
                                   Future Pathways        3
                                      VCE Program         5
     Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL)     6
                              Enhancement Studies         7
                                       VET Program        8
                                 Advanced Program         9

                                 VCE PATHWAYS             11 - 26
                     VCE UNIT DESCRIPTIONS                27 - 48
                               VCAL PATHWAYS              49 - 56
                   VCAL UNIT DESCRIPTIONS                 57 - 58
                     VET UNIT DESCRIPTIONS                59 - 68
                           BULLSEYE CHARTS                69 - 89
                                            INDEX         90

INTRODUCTION                                              2-9

VCE PATHWAYS                                            11 - 26

VCE UNIT DESCRIPTIONS                                   27 - 48

VCAL PATHWAYS                                           49 - 56

VCAL UNIT DESCRIPTIONS                                  57 - 58

VET UNIT DESCRIPTIONS                                   59 - 68

BULLSEYE CHARTS                                         69 - 89
Kurnai College Programs of Study 2021
Introductory Letter                    Introductory Letter

                      Dear Students,

                       As you open the pages
                                                  of this handbook, you
                       pathway for ward. Of cou                             are taking the firs t steps
                                                     rse you have been hea                              of your
                       sometime now. This big                                 ding down this pathway
                                                   new step is however mo                                  for
                       maybe even more dau                                     re exciting, more challen
                                                nting.                                                      ging and
                      Kurnai College, your col
                                                  lege, is determined to
                      that bes t suits your ind                            assist you choose the cou
                                                ividual needs and aspira                                 rse of study
                      suits your needs may com                              tions. Finding the course
                                                     e easily for some and ma                             that bes t
                     combined with research                                      y require careful consid
                                                   and questions for others                                 eration
                     is that you, as young adu                                . In any case, what is imp
                                                   lt learners actively eng                                 ort ant
                     involve your teachers,                                 age with this import ant
                                              course counsellors and                                    task and
                     conversation. The way                                your parent s and carers
                                               for ward will require com                              in this
                    there are many people                                   mitment and persevera
                                               and resources available                                 nce but
                                                                           to support you.
                    Our college has strong
                                              link s with Federation Un
                    and our relationship wit                               iversit y, TAFE Gippsland
                                                h these organisations can                               and AGA
                    options for all of our stu                                only help us devise fur
                                                dents.                                                  ther

                   My thanks for our team
                                                who produce this import
                                                                            ant resource,

                   I wish all of the studen
                                              ts at our college every
                                                                        success in their studies
                                                                                                   and pathway!

                   Anthony Rodaughan
                   College Principal

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Future Pathways                                             Future Pathways
 WHAT IS A PATHWAY?                                                       AN EDUCATION FOR EVERY STUDENT
 Pathway is a word we use to describe our choice in education,            Kurnai College provides students in Years 11 and 12,
 training and employment – the steps we take to achieve our goals.        with access to an extensive range of opportunities.
 The pathway you choose will probably differ from those of your           Students are able to undertake studies in the following
 friends, and most likely will be quite different from the pathway        programs of study.
 your parents have chosen. You may choose to follow the same
                                                                          VCE     An outstanding qualification that is recognised
 career as your parents, but how you approach your choice of
                                                                                  around the world. Provides pathways to
 education and training may be very different, because advances in
                                                                                  further study at university, TAFE, and into the
 technology are revolutionising the way we work, do business and                  ‘world of work’.
 socialise.
                                                                          VCAL    A hands-on option that gives students practical
 Your pathways journey can be interesting and challenging, and the                work-related experience, as well as literacy
 pathway you select will depend very much on your personal needs                  and numeracy skills and the opportunity to
 and experiences. Whatever the pathway you choose, you need to                    build personal skills that are important for life
 spend time investigating what each has to offer before deciding to               and work.
 take it.
                                                                          VET     Combines general VCE studies with
                                                                                  vocational (work) training and experience
 FINDING OUT WHAT’S OUT THERE                                                     in the workplace. Able to offer students VET
 Deciding which career you want to pursue is the first step in                    programs from a range of industry areas. VCAL
 planning your future. While this may not be easy while you’re still              students are required to study a VET subject as
 at school, it helps if you determine a general area that interests               part of their VCAL program.
 you. To find out about career options:
                                                                          CHOOSING SUBJECTS THAT SUIT YOU
 • Talk to your school career counsellor
                                                                          STARTING YEAR 11
 • Speak to friends and family about choices they made and how
                                                                          If you are starting Year 11 you and your parents/
   they made them
                                                                          caregivers will have already made an important
 • Surf the internet. Start with the list of great sites listed on page
                                                                          decision about choosing to continue your education.
   6 at the end of this section
                                                                          However, you need more than the encouragement of
 • Scan the employment section in the newspaper to see what               parents or caregivers and teachers to succeed in Year
   jobs are out there
                                                                          11. To succeed, you need to accept responsibility for
 • Attend the Open Days of universities and TAFE colleges                 your own education. Self-motivation is vital in Year 11.
 • Check out the career guidance computer software program
   CAREER MATCH, available in the career’s room                           It’s important to get settled into a good study routine
 • Comb through The Job Guide, provided to all Year 10 students           at the beginning of the year. Homework and study
   Australia wide.                                                        requirements will increase markedly in Year 11 and
                                                                          even more so in Year 12. However, study doesn’t have
                                                                          to be a drag, if you have some sound study strategies
                                                                          and time management skills you’ll find it easier to
                                                                          manage your work-load.

                                                                          Deciding which subjects to study in Year 11 is
                                                                          extremely important. The main factors to consider are:

                                                                          • Your abilities
                                                                          • Your interests
                                                                          • Your career choices

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Future Pathways                                              Future Pathways
 WE ADVISE NOT TO BASE
 YOUR SUBJECT CHOICES ON:
 FRIENDS      Your friends often have different abilities,
              interests and motivation from yours.
                                                               Additional Information
 TEACHERS     Don’t select a subject because your favourite
              teacher may be teaching it. Teachers are
                                                               It is advised that students deciding to undertake
              often given other classes or change schools.     studies in Years 11 and 12 must be HIGHLY
              Choose for you!                                  MOTIVATED to succeed. At the end of the first
                                                               year of study (YR11) there will be the option for
 RUMOURS It is pointless to study a subject you are NOT        students to exit school and pursue other training
         interested in, or NOT good at, because of             options, such as apprenticeships and traineeships.
         rumours about jobs or marks.
                                                               Use the following list of useful websites for your
 ‘EASY’ SUBJECTS                                               career planning and pathways research:

              None of the subjects you will be able            WWW.JOBGUIDE.EDUCATION.GOV.AU
              to select from are ‘easy’ subjects. Your
                                                               • Describes nearly 400 occupations, and their
              success in any subject depends on your             education and training pathways, as well as
              commitment and enthusiasm.                         career planning and job seeking information.
 ‘BOY’S / GIRL’S’ SUBJECTS                                     WWW.MYFUTURE.EDU.AU
              There are NO separate subjects for boys or       • Online career exploration and information
              girls. If you are good at or interested in a       service useful for all students and parents.
              subject then it is for YOU.
                                                               WWW.AUSTRALIANAPPRENTICESHIPS.
 WHO TO TALK TO                                                GOV.AU
                                                               • Information about Australian Apprenticeships
 The Kurnai College Careers Team will be able to give you        in a range of industries and how to find them.
 career advice about the subjects that you select in Years
 11 and 12. When you choose your subjects you will need        WWW.YOUTHCENTRAL.VIC.GOV.AU
 to make sure that your choices match the ongoing career       • Youth Central - life from every angle. Study,
 goals that you want to make. The Careers Team will be           Health, Jobs, Housing, and more.
 able to help you with information related to:

 • Subjects required for entry to university
 • Subjects related to careers / occupations
 • Relevant subjects for post secondary course’s at
   Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), for example
   TAFE and private providers.

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VCE Program                                                                   VCE Program
 WHAT IS THE VCE?                                                             VCE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
 The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) is a certificate that           To obtain your VCE, you must satisfactorily complete
 recognises the successful completion of your secondary education.            at least 16 units. The 16 units can include VET.
 It is an outstanding qualification that is recognised around the             Regardless of how many units you do altogether, you
 world. The VCE provides pathways to further study at university,             must satisfactorily complete:
 Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and to the world of work.
 It is even possible to undertake a school-based apprenticeship or            • At least three units from the English Group listed
 traineeship within your VCE.                                                   below:
                                                                              • Foundation English Units 1&2
 WHEN CAN I START MY VCE?                                                     • English as a Second Language (ESL) Units 1-4
 The VCE is designed to be undertaken in Years 11 and 12 but can              • English Language Units 1-4
 be started in Year 10. About half of Victorian Year 10 students
                                                                              • Literature Units 1-4
 undertake some VCE units.
                                                                              No more than two Units 1 and 2 level may count
 WHAT IS A VCE PROGRAM?                                                       towards the English requirement. To obtain your VCE
                                                                              as well as gain an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank
 A VCE program is the entire set of studies you will undertake to             (ATAR) you must complete both Units 3 and 4 of an
 complete your VCE. You can choose from a wide range of VCE                   English sequence.
 studies.
                                                                              • Three sequences of Units 3 and 4 studies in
 WHAT DO I HAVE TO CHOOSE FROM?                                                 addition to the sequence chosen from the English
                                                                                group. These sequences can be from VCE studies
 In the VCE there are over 90 studies, or subjects to choose from. A            and/or VET programs. You need to be aware that
 list of all of them can be found on http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/vce/            VTAC places restrictions on certain combinations
 studies/.                                                                      of VCE and VET studies. If you intend applying for
 A VCE study is generally designed to last for one year, and is made            an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) at
 up of units. A unit is half a year or a semester in length. Units 1 and        the end of your VCE, you will need to be aware of
 2 can be taken as single units - that is, just the Unit 1 or just the Unit     these restrictions. Talk to your VCE Coordinator
 2 - but Units 3 and 4 must be taken as a sequence of two units. If             or your careers team.
 you enrol in Unit 3 in a study, you will also be expected to enrol in
 Unit 4 of that study, usually in the same year.
 A VCE program will generally consist of 20 to 24 units taken over
 two years, although you can vary the number of units that you do
 in one year.

VCE Snapshot                                                                       Snapshot
CHLOE RADFORD                                                                       are plenty of other opportunities
Year 12 VCE                                                                         and pathways to enter university
                                                                                    and a high ATAR score is not the only
Hi my name is Chloe. I completed VCE                                                means. Over the course of Year 12, all
in 2019. I chose to study subjects I                                                students were encouraged to attend
knew I would enjoy and gain the most                                                the University camp and several
out of, rather than having a clear career                                           University Open Days. By exposing
path in mind. The subjects I studied                                                myself to several Universities, I was
were English, Further Math, Studio Art,                                             able to devise a list of a few favorites,
Psychology, Chemistry and Health and                                                which definitely made selecting VTAC
Human Development. Although I put                                                   preferences easier. Thankfully, I
a lot of pressure on myself in juggling                                             was offered my first preference in
study, work and sport, I was very                                                   Biomedicine.
excited about the ATAR score I achieved.
I did realize after graduating that there

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Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL)           Certificate
                                                  of Applied Learning
 Students attending Kurnai College – University Campus           HOW IS THE VCAL STRUCTURED?
 have a choice of two certificates of study – the Victorian      The VCAL program has four curriculum areas that are
 Certificate of Education (VCE) and the Victorian Certificate    known as strands. These strands are:
 of Applied Learning (VCAL).
                                                                 • Literacy and Numeracy Skills
 VCAL is a secondary senior school certificate that runs
 parallel to the VCE. VCAL has a different primary focus than    • Industry Specific Skills
 VCE, focusing primarily on preparing students for work          • Work Related Skills
 rather than further study. The VCAL certificate is of equal     • Personal Development Skills
 weight to the VCE. In general VCAL allows students greater
                                                                 All learning programs must include elements from each
 flexibility and caters for a more ‘hands on’ approach to
                                                                 strand.
 their learning.
 The VCAL program is an option for Year 11 and 12                ASSESSMENT
 students who have more of an interest in pursuing an            VCAL units are assessed by generic sets of learning
 apprenticeship, training at TAFE or seeking employment.         outcomes that are competency based. Assessment is
 Students choosing a VCAL program will gain practical work-      not meant to be an “add on”, but flow from the student
 related experience and ‘employability’ skills, along with the   activities.
 skills required to pursue further training in the workplace
 or at TAFE.                                                     VCE, VET and other components are assessed as they would
                                                                 normally be assessed.
 STRUCTURE OF COURSE
                                                                 FLEXIBILITY
 The VCAL course of study consists of the following
 components:                                                     There are a great deal of cross-credits between VCE and
                                                                 VCAL. Students who start a VCAL program may decide to
 • 3 days attending at the University Campus                     move into a VCE program at some stage. Credit transfers
 • 1 day completing VET course                                   in the two VCAL units, Work Related Skills (WRS) and
 • 1 day undertaking Work Placement                              Personal Development Skills (PDS), can be counted towards
                                                                 the VCE award.
 QUALIFICATIONS                                                  Students can use activities such as part-time community
 The VCAL program is accredited at three levels:                 or volunteer work to contribute towards their learning
                                                                 outcomes.
 • Foundation
 • Intermediate                                                  WHAT MUST STUDENTS DO TO RECEIVE A
 • Senior                                                        VCAL QUALIFICATION?
 These levels cater for all students with different abilities    A student is awarded a certificate when they gain 10
 and interests. The levels provide a progression of skills,      credits. A credit is gained for successful completion of a
 knowledge and attitudinal development.                          unit of study.
                                                                 Each unit of study must be justified against the purpose
 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
                                                                 statement for each of the four VCAL curriculum strands.
 There are no formal entry requirements for VCAL, except
 that all students must choose a VET course that suits their     A student’s VCAL learning program must include:
 needs.. Students are able to choose the level of VCAL to suit   • a minimum of two VCAL units
 their own learning needs, abilities and interests.
                                                                 • at least one literacy unit
 CHOOSING A PROGRAM                                              • at least one numeracy unit
 STEP 1      Identify your interests, abilities and strengths    • at least one unit from the Industry Specific Skills strand
             and link these with appropriate work/career           (VET)
             choices.
                                                                 AT THE INTERMEDIATE AND SENIOR LEVELS,
 STEP 2      Consider the Vocational Education (VET)             THIS MUST INCLUDE:
             programs that the College offers and get
                                                                 • a unit of study from a VET qualification
             some ideas about which options you are most
             interested in.                                      • at least one unit from the Personal Development Skills
                                                                   strand
 STEP 3      Identify which English and Maths level you want
                                                                 • at least five credits at the level of the VCAL they are
             to study (Hint: discuss this step with your Year
                                                                   enrolled in; of which one must be literacy and one VCAL
             10 teacher/s and listen to their advice).
                                                                   Personal Development Skills unit.
 Please Note:
 An individual course selection interview is compulsory in
 order to ensure you choose a program suitable to your
 needs/goals.

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Enhancement Studies                      Enhancement Studies
 WHAT IS ENHANCEMENT STUDY?                                      WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
 Enhancement studies are university subjects taken with the      Students are provided with intellectual challenges and an
 VCE. It is a great way to challenge and extend the interest     approach to learning that may not otherwise be available in
 of high achieving students in a subject beyond the VCE.         the normal Year 12 program.
 They are not VCE units and cannot be counted as part of
                                                                 Students may gain an additional 4.0, 5.0 or 5.5 points
 the 16 units required for satisfactory completion.
                                                                 towards their aggregate in the calculation of their
                                                                 Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).
 WHO CAN DO ENHANCEMENT STUDIES?
 Enhancement studies are meant for high achieving students       Students are able to gain an insight into the demands of
 who have shown outstanding results.                             university study, which can greatly assist their transition
                                                                 from school to full-time university study.
 WHAT ENHANCEMENT STUDIES ARE
                                                                 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
 AVAIL ABLE?
                                                                 • Students will have demonstrated outstanding
 Universities offer enhancement studies in areas such as:
                                                                   achievement.
 • Mathematics                                                   • In most cases students will have completed the
 • Chemistry                                                       preparatory study in Unit 3-4 during their Year 11
 • Accounting                                                      program.
 • Media Studies                                                 • In some cases a student may be selected on the
                                                                   principal’s evaluation of their Year 11 performance
 • Australian History/Politics                                     and undertake the preparatory Unit 3-4 sequence
 • Computer Systems/Computer Programming                           concurrently with the enhancement study.
 • Philosophy

VCAL Snapshot                                                                  Snapshot
KEELY LONGMORE                                                                  certificate in community services and
Year 12 VCAL Student                                                            completing year 11, Keely decided to
                                                                                study hospitality as her VET in year
Wanting to experience the young adult                                           12. During the year Keely felt that
environment that Kurnai College’s                                               working with school children may be
University Campus had to offer, Keely                                           the path to take, so during term 3
transferred to the campus at the                                                completed her work placement with
beginning of Year 11. As she wanted                                             a local primary school. Absolutely
to pursue a more hands on program,                                              loving this experience, Keely applied
Keely chose to undertake the VCAL                                               for an Integration Aide position with a
Certificate. Keely wasn’t 100% sure                                             primary school at the end of the year
what pathway she wanted to take but                                             and was successful in obtaining this
knew that it had to involve working with                                        role. Undertaking the VCAL program
others so with this in mind, decided                                            gave Keely the opportunity and
to study a Certificate II in Community                                          flexibility to try various work places
Services and complete work placement with various              which gave her the confidence in deciding what steps
aged care facilities. After successfully obtaining the         to take for her future pathway.

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VET Program                                                         VET Program
 Kurnai College offers students a wide variety of VET          • contributes to the development of entry level skills for
 (Vocational Education and Training) courses which appeal        their industry
 to different interests and careers pathways. VET programs     • provides students with a practical and focused
 can combine with either VCE or VCAL studies and provide         introduction to workplace requirements
 the opportunity for vocational training and experience in
                                                               • enables employers to use the program for selection
 the workplace.
                                                                 purposes
 VET programs are designed to help students develop skills     • enables industry to participate in local community
 in a vocational area and assist the to make the transition      networks.
 to further education or training, work or a blend of both
                                                               Kurnai College is part of the Baw Baw Latrobe VET
 training and work.
                                                               Cluster providing access to a range of courses from
 Successful completion of a VET in the VCE program             Eastern Victorian Group Training, TAFE Gippsland and
 provides students with:                                       Apprenticeships Group Australia.
 • two qualifications: a Victorian Certificate of Education    Entry into VET programs is not automatic, with students
   (VCE) or Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning          needing to apply by submitting an application and
   (VCAL) and a VET Certificate                                successfully complete an interview or attend a group
 • two Statements of Results giving details of units           information session.
   completed in the VCE or VCAL and modules/units of
   competence completed in the VET qualification               SCHOOL BASED NEW APPRENTICESHIPS
 • the ability to progress into further vocational education   School based new apprenticeships involve students in a
   and training courses                                        program of part time work, off-the-job training and VCE
 • workplace experience including structured workplace         or VCAL classes. In most cases, the completion of the
   learning.                                                   part-time apprenticeship will contribute units towards the
                                                               completion of a VCAL or VCE certificate.
 Students value the VET in the VCE program because it:
                                                               Part-time apprenticeships are available in a range of
 • allows them to combine general and vocational studies       training packages and will require the student to apply
   which for many, provides a practical focus                  to the organising training organisation. The local VET
 • gives them direct experience of business and industry,      cluster has an employment officer who can assist students
   which employers value in selection.                         to locate suitable employment and can help to negotiate
 • gives an advantage when applying for apprenticeships,       suitable training with part-time jobs. Some students
   since there is greater demand for a semi-skilled            can complete part-time apprenticeship related to their
   workforce rather than an unskilled one                      employment and will need to talk to their employer to see
                                                               whether there are part-time apprenticeships in that area.
 • apprenticeships are more likely to go to students
   who have developed skills and have demonstrated             Two areas in which students completed school based new
   motivation and interest in their chosen area                apprenticeships in 2006 were the power industry and retail
 Employers value the VET in the VCE program because it:        operations.

       VET Snapshot                                                                 Snapshot
       BRAD SCHOLTEN                                                          Brad decided VET in automotive would be
       Year 12 VET Student.                                                   highly advantageous with helping him reach
                                                                              his career goal. Over the 2 years that it took
       Brad had always been interested                                        for Brad to complete the Certificate II in
       in gaining employment in the                                           Automotive he undertook work experience
       automotive industry having                                             with various employers within the Heavy
       worked on cars in his spare                                            Diesel Automotive Industry which assisted
       time from a young age. Having                                          in building his employability skills. At the
       completed year 10 work                                                 end of Year 12 Brad was awarded the VET
       experience with a Heavy Diesel                                         Overall Achiever due to his excellent work
       Mechanic Brad knew that this                                           ethic, ability to work well with others and
       was the area in which he wanted                                        excellent results. Since finishing year 12 Brad
       to obtain an apprenticeship.                                           has obtained an apprenticeship as a Heavy
       When it came to deciding on                                            Diesel Mechanic.
       the right educational pathway

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Advanced Program                                Advanced Program
 The Advanced Program / Australian Air Force Cadets            WORK EXPERIENCE
 (AAFC) is all about providing students with the               The AAFC conducts a very viable Work Experience
 opportunities to learn new skills and enhance employment      Program in which participating cadets are able to work
 prospects in later life, but most importantly the             not only on RAAF bases, but also within several aviation
 program is designed to give students an appreciation for      companies such as QANTAS.
 community service. As a participant in the program, you
 will develop four key competencies - leadership, team
 building, first aid and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
                                                               COLLEGE WIDE PROGRAM
 (CPR) over the first two years of the training program. You   Important note to students/cadets already in or
 will also be required to achieve as a minimum, a bronze       contemplating joining the program
 level award in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.          Students/Cadets already involved in the program can
 Today, the AAFC continues to train young men and              continue with this unit right throughout their schooling
 women in aviation and defence skills. The AAFC is             years and beyond.
 administered by the RAAF through the Australian Cadet         Students in Years 11 and 12 will need to take care with
 Forces Scheme that operates throughout Australia.             VCE unit selection so that they have the courses they need
 Becoming a cadet in the AAFC will provide you with an         while continuing with their regular AAFC commitment.
 insight into an arm of the Australian Defence Force while
 gaining many valuable skills for your future career.          Each cadet/student will receive semester reports on
                                                               achievements within the unit. The program is presently
 TRAINING                                                      not a VCE unit of work, but gives students valuable
                                                               experience in a wide range of areas for later life.
 You will be committed to attend training at 424SQN once
 per week. This is done as part of your school program.
 Occasional weekend and school vacation activities are in      WHAT DOES IT COST TO BE A CADET?
 the program.                                                  Kurnai College 424SQN requires an annual subscription
                                                               of $80.00, which can be paid annually, per term, or per
 You will ATAR the program as a recruit and receive basic      week depending upon arrangements in place. There may
 training in Service Knowledge and Drill Ceremonial.           also be some costs involved with flying, bivouacs or other
 On satisfactory completion of basic training you will be      special activities being undertaken by the Flight. Uniforms
 enrolled into the AAFC as a cadet member, and will then       are provided by the AIRTC and must be returned upon
 be issued with an AAFC service number and uniforms.           termination.

 FLIGHT LEVEL TRAINING                                         The program is open to all young people aged between
                                                               13 and 18 years. Medical and physical requirements must
 There are three levels of training at Flight level to be
                                                               be met and applicants must be of Australian citizenship.
 undertaken by cadets. These are Basic, Proficiency and
 Advanced. The following topics are included:                  Feel free to call the College about the program to discuss
                                                               and further your interest in the Advanced Program /
 • Aeronautical Knowledge
                                                               AAFC. Enquiries to Wayne Bass (03) 5165 0600 / 0439
 • Aircraft Recognition                                        749 382 or to AAFC staff at your campus.
 • Field Craft
                                                               MOST IMPORTANTLY you must have dedication and be
 • Meteorology (elective topic)                                able to follow instruction.
 • Administration, Instructional Technique and
   Management technique
 • Advanced Service Knowledge
 • Aero Modelling (plastic and flying) electives
 • Aero Engines
 • Personal Development
 • Team Building

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VCE Pathways
                                                               Accountant       12
                                           Advertising Account Executive        12
                                                     Agricultural Scientist     12
                                                                  Architect     13
                                                    Automotive Mechanic         13
                                                        Beauty Therapist        13
                                                                Carpenter       14
                                                                      Chef      14
                                                        Childcare Worker        14
                                                             Chiropractor       15
                                                           Civil Engineer       15
                                                                   Dentist      15
                                                                  Dietitian     16
                                                                Economist       16
                                                      Electrical Engineer       16
                                                                Electrician     17
                                                Environmental Engineer          17
                                                          Event Manager         17
                                                        Fashion Designer        18
                                                           Fitter & Turner      18
                                                       Games Developer          18
                                                        Graphic Designer        19
                                                              Hairdresser       19
                                             Human Resource Manager             19

                                                         Interior Designer      20
                                                                 Journalist     20
                                                     Lawyer / Legal Clerk       20
                                                    Marketing Coordinator       21
                                                      Medical Practitioner      21
                                                                     Nurse      21
                                                             Park Ranger        22
                                                               Pharmacist       22
                                                            Photographer        22
                                                          Physiotherapist       23
                                                                  Plumber       23
                                           Project Manager / Construction       23
                                                             Psychologist       24
                                                            Radiographer        24
                                            Social Worker / Youth Worker        24
                                                              Stockbroker       25
                                                                   Teacher      25
                                                            Town Planner        25
                                                               Visual Artist    26

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Accountant
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                                                                                    Accountant
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  11     English                Manage-      Accounting
                     Maths                                 Technology      Studies
                                 ment                                                      ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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  12     English                Manage-      Accounting                   Economics
                     Maths                                 Technology                      the prerequisites / recommendations for
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Advertising Account Executive
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                                                                               Advertising
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  11    English                            Art
                    Maths       Comm              Multimedia    Technology                 ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                   Further      Visual              VET         Business                   the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English                            Art                                             your intended course. Make sure you
                   Maths        Comm              Multimedia   Management                  meet all the VCE requirements.

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Agricultural Scientist
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                                                                              Ag Scientist
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  11    English                            Chemistry                      Biology
                    Maths       Methods                  Science
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  12    English                            Chemistry                     Geography         the prerequisites / recommendations for
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Architect
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                                                                                           Architect
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   11     English                                           Art        Physics
                      Maths     Methods       Comm                                         ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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  12      English                                           Art        History             the prerequisites / recommendations for
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Automotive Mechanic
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                                                                     Auto Mechanic
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                                                                   VET                     requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                     General    Systems       Information                      Business
    11    English                                                 Auto-
                      Maths    Engineering    Technology                      Management   ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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    12    English                                                 Auto-
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                                                                  motive                   meet all the VCE requirements.

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Beauty Therapist
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                                                        Beauty Therapist
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                                               Studio    VET            Business
    11     English     Human        Biology
                                                Art     Beauty         Management          ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                                                Art     Beauty                             meet all the VCE requirements.
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Carpenter
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                                                                                     Carpenter
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                                                         VET                              requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                 General      Design      Visual                        Business
  11   English                                         Building &                         ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                                                      Construction                        Select units that best complement your
                                                                                          intended career option/s and which meet
                                                         VET                              the prerequisites / recommendations for
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  12   English                                         Building &                         meet all the VCE requirements.
                 Maths      Technology    Comm                         Technology
                                                      Construction

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Chef
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                                                                                                                Chef
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                                                                                          details, Recommended units, Special
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                 General       Food                  VET          Business
  11   English                            Art
                  Maths     Technology             Hospitality   Management               ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                 Further       Food                  VET                                  the prerequisites / recommendations for
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                 Maths      Technology             Hospitality
                                                                                          meet all the VCE requirements.

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Childcare Worker
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                                                    Childcare Worker
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                                             Food
  11   English   Human       Psychology                    Community     Manage-
                                          Technology
                   Dev                                      Services      ment            ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                                             Food                                         intended career option/s and which meet
  12   English   Human       Psychology                    Community          Art         the prerequisites / recommendations for
                                          Technology
                   Dev                                      Services                      your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                          meet all the VCE requirements.

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Chiropractor
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                                                                           Chiropractor
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                  General                                Physical
  11    English                Biology    Chemistry                  Psychology        ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                   Maths                                Education
                                                                                       Select units that best complement your
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                                                                       Health &        the prerequisites / recommendations for
                  Further                                Physical
  12    English                Biology    Chemistry                    Human           your intended course. Make sure you
                  Maths                                 Education                      meet all the VCE requirements.
                                                                     Development

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Civil Engineer
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                                                                        Civil Engineer
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                  Specialist     Maths                    Design         VET
  11    English                              Physics
                   Maths        Methods                 Technology    Engineering      ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                                                                                       intended career option/s and which meet
                  Specialist     Maths                    Design        Visual         the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English                              Physics
                   Maths        Methods                 Technology      Comm           your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                       meet all the VCE requirements.

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 Dentist
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                                                                                               Dentist
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  11    English                             Chemistry      Biology       Physics
                   Maths        Methods
                                                                                       ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                  Specialist     Maths                                Health & Human   intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                             Chemistry      Biology                     the prerequisites / recommendations for
                   Maths        Methods                                Development
                                                                                       your intended course. Make sure you
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Dietitian
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                                                                                                 Dietitian
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                   General                                     Food
  11    English                  Chemistry     Biology                     Physics
                    Maths                                   Technology                         ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                   Further                                     Food        Physical            the prerequisites / recommendations for
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                   Maths                                    Technology    Education
                                                                                               meet all the VCE requirements.

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Economist
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                                                                                          Economist
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                                                                                               details, Recommended units, Special
                    Specialist      Maths                                        Legal         requirements (folio /interview /audition).
  11     English                               Accounting     Economics
                     Maths         Methods                                      Studies        ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                    Specialist      Maths                                     Business         intended career option/s and which meet
  12     English                               Accounting     Economics                        the prerequisites / recommendations for
                     Maths         Methods                                   Management        your intended course. Make sure you
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Electrical Engineer
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                                                   Electrical Engineer
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                                                                                               details, Recommended units, Special
                   Specialist     Maths                     VET           Systems              requirements (folio /interview /audition).
  11    English                              Physics
                    Maths        Methods                 Engineering     Engineering
                                                                                               ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                   Specialist     Maths                     VET          VET Electro-          intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                              Physics                                           the prerequisites / recommendations for
                    Maths        Methods                 Engineering      technology           your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                               meet all the VCE requirements.

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Electrician
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                                                                                        Electrician
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                                                                                            details, Recommended units, Special
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                  General       Maths                 VET Electro-    Business
  11    English                             Physics
                   Maths       Methods                 technology    Management             ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                                                                                            intended career option/s and which meet
                  Further       Maths                 VET Electro-     Design               the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English                             Physics                                         your intended course. Make sure you
                  Maths        Methods                 technology    Technology
                                                                                            meet all the VCE requirements.

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Environmental Engineer
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                                                               Enviro Engineer
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                                                                                            details, Recommended units, Special
                                                           Outdoor                          requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  Specialist      Maths                                        VET
  11    English                              Chemistry   Environmental
                   Maths         Methods                                    Engineering     ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                            Studies
                                                                                            Select units that best complement your
                                                           Outdoor                          intended career option/s and which meet
                  Specialist      Maths
  12    English                              Chemistry   Environmental        Biology       the prerequisites / recommendations for
                   Maths         Methods                                                    your intended course. Make sure you
                                                            Studies
                                                                                            meet all the VCE requirements.

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Event Manager
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                                                                     Event Manager
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                                                                                            details, Recommended units, Special
                  General         Food         Business       Information       VET         requirements (folio /interview /audition).
  11    English
                   Maths       Technology     Management      Technology      Hospitality
                                                                                            ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                            Select units that best complement your
                  Further         Food         Business       Information       Visual      intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                                                                             the prerequisites / recommendations for
                  Maths        Technology     Management      Technology        Comm        your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                            meet all the VCE requirements.

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Fashion Designer
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                                                                Fashion Designer
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                            Studio       Visual                            Business
       11       English                                Art       Media                             ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                             Art         Comm                             Management
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                                                                                                   intended career option/s and which meet
                                                                                                   the prerequisites / recommendations for
                            Studio       Visual                                                    your intended course. Make sure you
       12       English                                Art       Media          History            meet all the VCE requirements.
                             Art         Comm

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Fitter & Turner
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                                                                         Fitter & Turner
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                                                                                                   details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                                   requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                      General        Visual          VET           Systems          Business
  11        English
                       Maths         Comm         Engineering     Engineering      Management      ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                                   Select units that best complement your
                                                                                                   intended career option/s and which meet
                      Further        Visual          VET           Systems          Information    the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12        English                                                                                your intended course. Make sure you
                      Maths          Comm         Engineering     Engineering       Technology
                                                                                                   meet all the VCE requirements.

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Games Developer
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                                                             Games Developer
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                                                                                                   details, Recommended units, Special
                      General    Visual       Information                  VET                     requirements (folio /interview /audition).
  11        English                                             Media
                       Maths     Comm         Technology                 Multimedia
                                                                                                   ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                                   Select units that best complement your
                                                                                                   intended career option/s and which meet
                      Further    Visual       Information                 Business                 the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12        English                                             Media
                      Maths      Comm         Technology                 Management                your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                                   meet all the VCE requirements.

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Graphic Designer
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                                                         Graphic Designer
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 YEAR                           RECOMMENDED
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                                                                                            details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                            requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                            Visual     Information       VET          Studio
  11    English    Art
                            Comm       Technology      Multimedia      Art                  ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                            Select units that best complement your
                                                                                            intended career option/s and which meet
                            Visual     Information       VET                                the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English    Art                                                 Media
                            Comm       Technology      Multimedia                           your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                            meet all the VCE requirements.

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Hairdresser
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                                                                                Hairdresser
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         DO                                                           CHOICES               details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                            requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                              Health &
                                                         VET          Business
  11    English   Biology      Human         Art                                            ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                     Hairdressing    Management             Select units that best complement your
                             Development
                                                                                            intended career option/s and which meet
                                                                                            the prerequisites / recommendations for
                              Health &                                                      your intended course. Make sure you
                                                         VET                                meet all the VCE requirements.
  12    English   Biology      Human         Art                      Chemistry
                                                     Hairdressing
                             Development

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Human Resource Manager
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                                                            Human Resource
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                                                                                            details, Recommended units, Special
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                  General     Psych-     Business         Account-     Legal        Geo-
  11    English
                   Maths      ology     Management          ing       Studies      graphy   ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                            Select units that best complement your
                                                                                            intended career option/s and which meet
                  Further     Psych-     Business         Account-     Legal                the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English                                                                    Media    your intended course. Make sure you
                  Maths       ology     Management          ing       Studies
                                                                                            meet all the VCE requirements.

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Interior Designer
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                                                      Interior Designer
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 YEAR                           RECOMMENDED
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                                                                                            details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                            requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  General    Design &                       Visual
  11    English                             Studio Art                     Physics
                   Maths    Technology                      Comm                            ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                            Select units that best complement your
                  Further    Design &                       Visual       Information        intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                             Studio Art                                      the prerequisites / recommendations for
                  Maths     Technology                      Comm         Technology         your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                            meet all the VCE requirements.

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Journalist
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                                                                                       Journalist
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YEAR                          RECOMMENDED
         DO                                                           CHOICES               Prerequisites, TAFE credit transfer
                                                                                            details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                      Australian            requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  General    English       Legal
  11    English                                          Media        & Global
                   Maths    Literature    Studies                                           ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                       Politics             Select units that best complement your
                                                                                            intended career option/s and which meet
                  Further    English       Legal                                            the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English                                          Media        Geography             your intended course. Make sure you
                  Maths     Literature    Studies                                           meet all the VCE requirements.

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Lawyer / Legal Clerk
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                                         Lawyer / Legal Clerk
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 YEAR                           RECOMMENDED                                                 check: Tertiary entry requirements,
         DO                                                              CHOICES
                                                                                            Prerequisites, TAFE credit transfer
                                         Australian                                         details, Recommended units, Special
                   Legal                                                 Business           requirements (folio /interview /audition).
  11    English             History      & Global        Psychology
                  Studies                                               Management
                                          Politics                                          ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                         Australian                                         Select units that best complement your
                   Legal                                                                    intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English             History      & Global        Psychology      Economics          the prerequisites / recommendations for
                  Studies
                                          Politics                                          your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                            meet all the VCE requirements.

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Marketing Coordinator
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                                                           Marketing Coord
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 YEAR                             RECOMMENDED                                             check: Tertiary entry requirements,
         DO                                                                CHOICES        Prerequisites, TAFE credit transfer
                                                                                          details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                          requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  General    Visual                                        Business
  11    English                         Psychology        Accounting
                   Maths     Comm                                         Management      ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                          Select units that best complement your
                                                                                          intended career option/s and which meet
                  Further    Visual                                       Information     the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English                         Psychology        Accounting                      your intended course. Make sure you
                  Maths      Comm                                         Technology
                                                                                          meet all the VCE requirements.

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Medical Practitioner
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                                         Medical Practitioner
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 YEAR                              RECOMMENDED
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                                                                                          details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                          requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                     Specialist        Maths
  11    English                                  Physics       Biology       Chemistry
                      Maths           Methods                                             ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                          Select units that best complement your
                                                                              Health &    intended career option/s and which meet
                     Specialist        Maths                                              the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English                                  Physics       Biology        Human
                      Maths           Methods                                             your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                            Development   meet all the VCE requirements.

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Nurse
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                                                                                                       Nurse
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 YEAR                              RECOMMENDED                                            check: Tertiary entry requirements,
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                               Health &                                                   details, Recommended units, Special
                  General                                                     Physical    requirements (folio /interview /audition).
  11    English                Human            Biology      Psychology
                   Maths                                                     Education
                             Development                                                  ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                               Health &                                                   Select units that best complement your
                  Further                                                      Food       intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                Human            Biology      Psychology                   the prerequisites / recommendations for
                  Maths                                                     Technology
                             Development                                                  your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                          meet all the VCE requirements.

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Park Ranger
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                                                                                 Park Ranger
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 YEAR                               RECOMMENDED
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                                                                                                  details, Recommended units, Special
                                 Outdoor                         Environ-                         requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  General
  11    English                Environmental    Chemistry         mental         Biology
                   Maths                                                                          ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                  Studies                        Science                          Select units that best complement your
                                 Outdoor                         Environ-                         intended career option/s and which meet
                  Further                                                                         the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English                Environmental    Chemistry         mental       Geography          your intended course. Make sure you
                  Maths                                                                           meet all the VCE requirements.
                                  Studies                        Science

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Pharmacist
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                                                                                        Pharmacist
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                                                                                                  details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                                  requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  Specialist     Maths
  11    English                            Biology         Chemistry          Physics
                   Maths        Methods                                                           ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                  Specialist     Maths                                 Health & Human             intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                            Biology         Chemistry                              the prerequisites / recommendations for
                   Maths        Methods                                 Development               your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                                  meet all the VCE requirements.

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Photographer
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                                                                            Photographer
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 YEAR                             RECOMMENDED                                                     check: Tertiary entry requirements,
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                                                                                                  details, Recommended units, Special
                                   Visual                                                         requirements (folio /interview /audition).
  11    English   Studio Art                         Art       Media        VET Multimedia
                                Communication
                                                                                                  ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
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                                   Visual                                     Business            intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English   Studio Art                         Art       Media                              the prerequisites / recommendations for
                                Communication                                Management
                                                                                                  your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                                  meet all the VCE requirements.

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Physiotherapist
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                                                                  Physiotherapist
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                                                                                        details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                        requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  Specialist     Maths        Physical
  11    English                                              Biology         Physics
                   Maths        Methods      Education                                  ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                        Select units that best complement your
                  Specialist     Maths        Physical                                  intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                                              Biology        Chemistry   the prerequisites / recommendations for
                   Maths        Methods      Education                                  your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                        meet all the VCE requirements.

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Plumber
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                                                                                         Plumber
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 YEAR                               RECOMMENDED                                         check: Tertiary entry requirements,
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                                                                                        details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                        requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  General      Information       VET           Design       Business
  11    English
                   Maths       Technology     Engineering    Technology    Management   ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                        Select units that best complement your
                                                                                        intended career option/s and which meet
                  Further      Information       VET           Design                   the prerequisites / recommendations for
  12    English                                                             Geography   your intended course. Make sure you
                  Maths        Technology     Engineering    Technology
                                                                                        meet all the VCE requirements.

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Project Manager / Construction
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                                                            Project Manager
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 YEAR                           RECOMMENDED                                             check: Tertiary entry requirements,
          DO                                                           CHOICES          Prerequisites, TAFE credit transfer
                                                                                        details, Recommended units, Special
                  Specialist     Maths                   Visual       VET               requirements (folio /interview /audition).
  11    English                              Physics
                   Maths        Methods                  Comm      Engineering
                                                                                        ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                        Select units that best complement your
                  Specialist     Maths                   Visual   Environmental         intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                              Physics                                    the prerequisites / recommendations for
                   Maths        Methods                  Comm       Science             your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                        meet all the VCE requirements.

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Psychologist
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                                                                           Psychologist
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YEAR                               RECOMMENDED                                             Prerequisites, TAFE credit transfer
         DO                                                             CHOICES
                                                                                           details, Recommended units, Special
                                                         Health &          VET             requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  General
  11    English                Psychology    Biology     Human          Community          ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                   Maths
                                                       Development       Services          Select units that best complement your
                                                                                           intended career option/s and which meet
                                                         Health &                          the prerequisites / recommendations for
                  Further
  12    English                Psychology    Biology     Human             Art             your intended course. Make sure you
                  Maths                                                                    meet all the VCE requirements.
                                                       Development

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Radiographer
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                                                                        Radiographer
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 YEAR                            RECOMMENDED
         DO                                                             CHOICES            Prerequisites, TAFE credit transfer
                                                                                           details, Recommended units, Special
                                                                                           requirements (folio /interview /audition).
                  Specialist     Maths
  11    English                              Physics   Chemistry         Biology
                   Maths        Methods                                                    ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                                                                           Select units that best complement your
                  Specialist     Maths                               Health & Human        intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                              Physics   Chemistry                           the prerequisites / recommendations for
                   Maths        Methods                               Development          your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                           meet all the VCE requirements.

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Social Worker / Youth Worker
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                                                                     Social Worker
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 YEAR                               RECOMMENDED                                            check: Tertiary entry requirements,
         DO                                                               CHOICES
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                                 Health &                                   VET            details, Recommended units, Special
                   Legal                       Physical                                    requirements (folio /interview /audition).
  11    English                  Human                     Psychology    Community
                  Studies                      Education
                               Development                                Services         ABOUT OTHER UNITS:
                                 Health &                                Australian        Select units that best complement your
                   Legal                       Physical                                    intended career option/s and which meet
  12    English                  Human                     Psychology     & Global         the prerequisites / recommendations for
                  Studies                      Education
                               Development                                 Politics        your intended course. Make sure you
                                                                                           meet all the VCE requirements.

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