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1 VCAL @ Sandringham Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning

2 Foundation, Intermediate and Senior VCAL Prepares students for work and TAFE training Classes at school 3 days a week, Wednesday at TAFE and Friday at work Learning is hands on, project driven and related to life and work Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning

3 Literacy (English) Numeracy (Maths) Work Related Skills VCE/VET & Block Credit Personal Develop’t VCE subject Projects include: Newspaper text ‘current affairs’ Film as text, Issues, Movie Maker- reflective writing RACV Radio work Story boards Workplace literacy Topics include: Moving out, renting, Basic tax, buying and running a car, General numeracy skills, ICT related numeracy skills Or General Maths Options: Part-time work School Based Apprentice’p Work placement Students learn the essentials of work: OH&S, ethics, rights & responsibilities in WRS. Examples: Automotive Building Com Services Event Manag’t Fashion Design Engineering Hair & Beauty Hospitality Modelling Music Plumbing Retail Sport & Rec Trowel Trades Electives: 2012 Food and Me Boot Camp Express Yourself Building Projects The Beat 2013 Supercoach My Melbourne Show me the $ Building Projects Electives: 2012 Ag & Horticulture Bus Man PE Visual Com & Design 2013 Ag & Horticulture D&T Wood Studio Arts OES The Program

4 My Melbourne Students negotiate community projects with their teacher- SynFM, Fernhill Hostel, Sacred Heart Mission, Woodworking, Coaching. Supercoach Coach Students learn the basics of coaching- develop training program and present coaching session plans for their team. Boot Camp A fitness and personal challenge unit designed to push boundaries. Activities include sand sprints, hill sprints, longer runs, bay swims, circuits and boxing. Personal Development Electives You are required to select one unit of PD each semester

5 Express Yourself Students are introduced to the world of art and take an active role within it. Using the combined skills of drawing, painting, ceramics and graphics, students crate artworks that express their own view of the world. Insights, emotions, stories, opinions and hopes are just some of the motivations students will draw upon for artistic Inspiration. Food and Me Students learn the essentials about hygiene, menu planning, nutrition, economical meals, They cook every week and enjoy eating the scrumptious food they prepare.

6 Building Projects Students design and build projects negotiated with their teacher- wood, metal. Show me the money A practical unit that teaches students financial life skills and covers things such as superannuation, financial portfolios, renting, loans, mortgages, stock market. The Beat Modern Day Music incorporates elements of technology including computer based music composition, sound reinforcement, D-Jay, Live Sound Mixing, V-Jay, Music Video Clip development, Event Manger and Organiser, the list goes on and on.

7 Super Coach

8 Food and Me

9 Jewellery Project Adopt a Grandparent Game project My Melbourne Toy Project The Beat

10 Information Technology (ICT) Students learn essentials such as web development, Internet search engines, software applications, graphics, and animation. The aim is to equip students with personal and workplace ICT skills to improve their employability.

11 Visual Communication & Design Product Design Technology Studio Arts A range of tasks including 2d & 3d illustration, tattoo design, advertising & event posters, logo design, house design, stencils and public mural art. Students work in a range of methods including drawing, digital design, spray painting. Students use wood materials to build a product. They develop a folio which shows all stags in planning and possible design options. Factors influencing the design process are considered, including the relationship between materials & design, and how designs can be structured in a practical way. A practical, creative and fun unit that incorporates all mediums- drawing, ceramics, digital photography and video. Students research artists’ practices and document the design process of their work. VCE Units

12 Business ManagementPE Small Business Management focuses on the general business environment with a particular interest in small business management- planning, financing, managing and evaluating. All students are required to operate a school- based short-term business as part of their assessment. A fun and practical subject to introduce students to basic concepts of physical activity. Students learn about fitness, training,skill acquisition and basic coaching.

13 Outdoor & Environmental Studies Ag & Horticulture Students participate in a range of outdoor recreation activities in the natural environment to experience the natural environment. Activities include: snorkeling, windsurfing, swimming, surfing, bushwalking, camping, bike riding, sea kayaking and rock climbing. Students are introduced to the general principles of growing plants. Students investigate, manage and operate an enterprise involving vegetable production.

14 Vis Com - Art Mural Project (canteen)

15 The Arts- Visual Communication and Studio Arts

16 Outdoor and Environmental Studies

17 Agriculture and Horticulture

18 VET Units Available The full range of VET studies is available See the course handbook for descriptions.

19 Celebration ! BGK Applied Learning Awards 2010 Sandringham VCAL Celebration Day

20 1. Year 10 pass. Student must have passed/ achieved satisfactory VEL’s level - at least 80% of subjects studied (including a unit of English). 2.Satisfactory Reports. The student’s last two reports should reflect consistent application, respectful attitude to teachers and peers and acceptable behaviour. 3.Vocational Focus. Student should be able to articulate their vocational focus and pathway and demonstrate that this is genuine. 4.Applied Learner. Student need to show that he/she involves him/ herself in projects and work effectively in teams. He/she needs to be able to self initiate and organise him/herself. 5.Community and Social Awareness. Student needs to demonstrate a capacity to function cooperatively and effectively in various community settings and have reasonable social skills- communication, respect and empathy. 6.Referee. Student will need to provide the name of their last Coordinator, so that a Coordinator from Sandringham College can contact them to discuss the student’s history and transition. Factors that strengthen application 1.Part time job. Student is employed in regular part time work or has a School Based Apprenticeship or Work Placement organised. 2.Community work. Student has demonstrated a capacity to involve him or herself in community or volunteer work. VCAL Selection Criteria

21 1.Register details on Expression of Interest found on Sandringham College website 2.2013 Curriculum Guide and Enrolment forms will be sent to you/made available electronically 3.Sandringham Senior Campus Expo- Wednesday August 15 4.Enrolment Form due by End of August. Please indicate if you are applying for Intermediate (Yr 11), Senior (Yr 12). Do not FAX. 5.VCAL Applicants should include additional information to support application including school reports and references. 6.VCAL External interviews: October 7.First Round offers- November 8.Second Round offers (if any) December Application and Enrolment Process

22 College website - Senior Campus Enrolment 2013 link

23 Submit an Expression of Interest

24 VCAL Coordinator Ms Melinda Gall 85990545 VET Coordinator Ms Jenny Marks 85990535 Contacts

25 Sandringham BLOG

26 VCAL at Sandringham WIKI / /

27 VCAA (Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority)

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