While the VPC is not a senior secondary qualification, it can be a pathway to the VCE. Students at HHA will have the opportunity to be flexible with their enrolment in VPC and can access a pathway to the VCE VM if deemed suitable.
To be eligible to receive the VPC, students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 12 units, including:
Students can also include units from VCE studies, VCE Vocational Major studies, and VET units of competency. VPC students can receive VET credit for 90 nominal hours at the Certificate 1 or above level and receive structured workplace learning recognition. Many students will undertake more than 12 units over the VPC.
The VPC is designed to be flexible in duration depending on a student’s individual learning plan. The VPC may be completed in a minimum of 12 months. For many students at HHA, it make take longer with the units completed in any order, in a flexible manner.