Short Courses Australia deliver a Block Credit of 90 Nominal Hours for students completing the new Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC). Students train at our Melbourne or Port Melbourne Centres, or a Secondary School can Host a Course.

VCE Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC)

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Rules for Vocational Education and Training (VET) recognition within the new Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) have been introduced.

Each 90 nominal hours of VET certificates from Certificate 1 or above will provide a credit into the VPC. There is no minimum requirement for VET within the VPC however it is strongly recommended.

VPC can select a Short Courses Australia elective to meet the 90 nominal hour requirement of the VPC.

Select a VET Elective

Short Courses Australia offer four distinct industry taster programs that VPC Students can select to gain their 90 nominal hours.

Each VET Elective offered by Short Courses Australia totals 90 nominal hours and meets the Block Credit requirement.

VPC Students can select each Elective for study at our Melbourne or Port MelbourneTraining Centres, or your school can select to Host a Course at your Secondary School.

Each program contains recommended structured workplace learning that is supported by our JOB CAMP learning module for secondary students.

For more information about each elective and to enrol click on the course below:



Customer Reviews

  • VCE Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) | review from harry djayadisoe

    01 February 2023

    -  harry djayadisoe

  •  | review from John R

    01 February 2023

      "Awesome experience! Rachel the instructor had great energy and teaching ability!"

    -  John R

  •  | review from Caine Bernard

    01 February 2023

    -  Caine Bernard

  • VCE Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) | review from YITE HSU

    31 January 2023

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    -  YITE HSU

  •  | review from Aiko Arendain

    30 January 2023

      "Covered thoroughly through the content, both self-evident and experience based. From an improvement standpoint, the delivery of content could definitely be improved in terms of engaging students."

    -  Aiko Arendain

  •  | review from Chezka Clemente

    30 January 2023

      "Helpful and engaging trainers. Definitely recommend!"

    -  Chezka Clemente

  • VCE Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) | review from Francisca Cabrera Duery

    30 January 2023

      "A great place !"

    -  Francisca Cabrera Duery

  •  | review from Shimpei

    30 January 2023

      "so good"

    -  Shimpei

  •  | review from Freddie The Crab

    25 January 2023

      "RSA guide provided, face to face class was excellent, SCA were very responsive and helpful with class booking, etc."

    -  Freddie The Crab

  • VCE Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) | review from Analiz D

    25 January 2023

      "Rachel was fantastic and accommodating, with lots of experience to facilitate the course!"

    -  Analiz D

Useful Links

  VCAA Block Credit Recognition

  VCAA VCE VET Program Chart

  Read Student Handbook