Presentation on theme: "An introduction to VET in the SACE. What is VET? VET stands for Vocational Education and Training It is education and training that gives students skills."— Presentation transcript:
What is VET? VET stands for Vocational Education and Training It is education and training that gives students skills and knowledge for work & is nationally recognised It is delivered, assessed and certified by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)
Why consider VET? If students prefer hands-on learning, they can earn SACE credits for a wide range of activities Students can work towards both the SACE and a VET qualification VET options are available at Stage 1 and Stage 2 depending on the certificate level & complexity Students can gain recognition for up to 150 (of the necessary 200) SACE credits at Stage 1 and/or Stage 2 from VET
Why study VET in your SACE? Including VET in your SACE can help give you a head start on your career Completed Certificate III (or higher) qualifications may count towards an ATAR, and TAFE SA Selection Score
Earning SACE credits from VET Schools work with students to build clear VET Pathways and once a pathway is chosen, we can determine how many SACE credits students will achieve at Stage 1 or Stage 2 RTOs provide students with their VET results / Statements of Attainment Schools report the VET results to the SACE Board on behalf of students
How to access VET in school VET can be accessed in a number of ways –In School VET –Inner South Schools VET –Other training providers (RTOs) –Training Guarantee –School Based Traineeships & Apprenticeships
In School VET This is VET offered to Blackwood High Schools students at this site. These courses include: –Certificate II in Sport and Recreation (Netball Program) –Certificate II in Electronics (Partial) as an Industry Pathways Program.
Inner South Schools VET VET Courses run by Inner South Schools: –Cost Effective –Experienced Trainers & teachers –Industry Endorsed Printed brochure available now & online Enrolment process begins soon.
Inner South Schools Industry Areas: –Agriculture & Horticulture –Business and IT –Creative Industries –Health & Community Services –Science, Trades & Technology –Service Industries
Other Training Providers (RTOs) Brokered by a private provider VET Network Australia Venues all over Adelaide Huge range of industries Multiple trainers Training Costs may vary 2015 courses not currently available.
Training Guarantee for SACE Students The TGSS is for students on a well defined pathway All available courses are listed on the ‘Funded Training List’ Significantly reduces the cost of training Agreement must be reached between the school, parents and the RTO before Term 4, 2014 Students must meet key criteria –Be 16 years of age –Have previous relevant VET / Work experience –Are finishing SACE –Will pursue this industry pathway post-school To find out more visit: www.skills.sa.gov.au www.skills.sa.gov.au
School Based Apprenticeships Working within our region are 2 Apprenticeship Brokers –Russell Atwell –Sam Ricci The Brokers help students (who show a genuine interest) to search for a School Based Traineeship or Apprenticeship. From 2008 – 2014 in the Inner South, Brokers have signed over 700 Contracts of Training for school Based Apprentices and Trainees.