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Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL)

Course Summary:

Skillinvest offers Community VCAL (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning) in a flexible learning environment. The VCAL course is underpinned by, and delivered from, a strength-based perspective with a hands-on approach. Complete a Foundation Intermediate or Senior VCAL certificate as well as develop skills in areas that interest you. 

VCAL subjects studied are:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Work Related Skills
  • Personal Development

All VCAL participants must undertake a VET training course.

Available VET courses include:

  • 22216VIC - Certificate II in Building and Construction

  • AUR20516 - Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

  • SHB20216 - Certificate II in Hairdressing

  • BSB20115 - Certificate II in Business

Career Outcomes:

Successful completion of VCAL can provide a pathway to an apprenticeship, traineeship, employment or further study.


Training for VCAL consists of 3 class days per week, plus 1 day for your VET subject and 1 day for work placement in your preferred industry (over 12 months). 

How to Apply:    

By phone:

  • Skillinvest 1300 135 008

Entry Requirements:

There are no pre-requisites or entry requirements to undertake VCAL or VET however all students must be between the ages of 15-19 years.  An interview is required for entry.

Fees and Charges:

  • Contact Skillinvest on 1300 135 008.

Qualification Requirements:

You must complete all of the learning outcomes to gain a full VCAL certificate combined in addition to a VET subject.