This scored VCE VET course is designed to introduce students to the theories and practices necessary to enhance their future studies and employment prospects in the engineering or engineering related industries. It introduces students to mechanical and thermal cutting, marking out, welding principles, fabrication, forming and shaping techniques, general machining, computing and computer-aided drafting, and workplace safety.
Delivery and Cost Details
Note: this is subject to change
Proposed timetable: Dandenong Wed 8.30am – 12.30pm, Wed 1pm – 5pm
Frankston Wed 8.30am – 12.30pm, Wed 1pm – 5pm
At the time of publication, next year’s VETiS Materials Charges have not been determined. On course counselling day, a materials fee of $290 will be required for first and second year students.
Possible Career/Further Study Pathways
Provides entry level qualification for students wanting to find employment as an apprentice.
Also provides a pathway to Certificate IV Engineering or Diploma of Engineering Technology.
Work Placement Requirements
80 hours recommended but not mandatory
Special comments about the program
This is a two year program.
Year 10 Maths and English required
Equipment/PPE: Full overalls, Safety glasses, Welding helmet and welding gloves, Safety work boots
For VCE students, a study score is available (allowing students to count this subject in their primary four subjects for the purposes of ATAR calculation).