Short Courses Australia deliver Block Credits of 90 Nominal Hours for the VCE Vocational Major (VM).                                        Students train at our Melbourne or Port Melbourne Campuses or a Secondary School can choose to Host a Course.

VCE Vocational Major (VM)

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Rules for VET recognition within the VCE have changed with the introduction of the VCE Vocational Major (VM) from 2023.

Students that choose the VM, to qualify for the award, are required to complete 180 nominal hours of VET. These 180 hours can come from any VET certificate at certificate II or above and can accrue across multiple certificates.

Select a Vocational Major (VM) Elective

Short Courses Australia offer four distinct industry taster programs for VCE VM students, that each total 90 nominal hours of Block Credit.

VCE VM Students can select each program at our Melbourne & 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:



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Customer Reviews

  • VCE Vocational Major (VM) | review from Preechaya Ch

    20 April 2024

      "Great, Quick, easy and the RSA trainer was great as well"

    -  Preechaya Ch

  •  | review from vicentearavena

    19 April 2024

      "I had a great experience in the RSA course, in which I learn a lot about the alcohol regulations here in Australia"

    -  vicentearavena

  •  | review from Kimhour Hong

    18 April 2024

      "Highly recommended SCA, If you are looking for hospitality training courses such as Food Safety Handler, RSA or other short courses."

    -  Kimhour Hong

  • VCE Vocational Major (VM) | review from Anne Williams

    04 April 2024

    -  Anne Williams

  •  | review from Thien Cao Duong

    02 April 2024

      "I did my Barista course today with Rachel. She is extremely cool, helpful and great at explaining the concept. Highly recommend her to anyone who wants to learn coffee making."

    -  Thien Cao Duong

  •  | review from Mundo de Rick

    02 April 2024

      "Highly recommended! The instructor was exceptional, demonstrating great respect for international students and employing a wonderful teaching methodology."

    -  Mundo de Rick

  • VCE Vocational Major (VM) | review from Pardeep Kumar

    26 March 2024

    -  Pardeep Kumar

  •  | review from Mikaela _

    25 March 2024

      "Short courses is great. Quick, easy, legit (which can be hard to find) and the RSA trainer Lindy was great fun. To the point and finished early but still had a giggle along the way. Would recommend. Thanks!"

    -  Mikaela _

  •  | review from Erin Bailey

    25 March 2024

      "Dave, who administered the first aid and CPR course was fabulous! His knowledge and application of the information to real life scenarios was appreciated and helped ground the learning for the class."

    -  Erin Bailey

  • VCE Vocational Major (VM) | review from Charithma Gamage

    20 March 2024

      "Very friendly and comfortable to speak with"

    -  Charithma Gamage

Useful Links

  VCAA Block Credit Recognition

  VCAA VCE VET Program Chart

  Read Student Handbook