VCE VET Hospitality – Food & Beverage (Unit 3 & 4)

VCE VET Hospitality – Food & Beverage (Unit 3 & 4)

Course Summary

This qualification offers individuals Hospitality knowledge and a range of food service skills. The course is well-suited to students that enjoy practical learning and focuses on Front of House Hospitality skills, such as

  • Barista Skills
  • Food Hygiene
  • Food Advice
  • Financial Transactions

This is a great opportunity to learn skills to gain part-time or full-time employment in a Café, Bar or Restaurant.

VCE: Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students complete scored assessments and an exam to attain a Study Score that contributes to an ATAR

VET: This elective skill set is available under SIT20322 – Certificate II in Hospitality. Students will only receive a Statement of Attainment unless Hospitality 1 & 2 completed.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
  • Serve food and beverage
  • Provide advice on food
  • Process financial transactions
  • Clean and tidy bar areas

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Unit 3 & 4

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Technology Learning Area Leader

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VCE VET Hospitality & Cookery (Unit 3 & 4)

VCE VET Hospitality & Cookery (Unit 3 & 4)

Course Summary

Do you like cooking for your family and friends? Are you interested in working in the Hospitality Industry? Do you like working in a team and interacting with people? The potential of being your own boss? By studying Cookery you will develop skills in preparing, cooking and serving food to industry standard. You will be trained by current industry trained teachers. Prospective job outcomes include Chef, Cook, Baker, Catering Manager.

VCE: Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students complete scored assessments and an exam to attain a Study Score that contributes to an ATAR

VET: SIT20322 Certificate II in Cookery as well as a statement of attainment from Certificate III

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Prepare and serve restaurant-quality food for customers
  • Prepare appetisers and salads
  • Prepare soups, stocks, and sauces
  • Prepare vegetable, fruit and farinaceous dishes
  • Work effectively in a commercial kitchen
  • Students complete 1-week work placement (compulsory)

This program is run as part of an Auspicing arrangement with IVET INSTITUTE, a Registered Training Organisation.  TIOD: 40548

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Unit 3 & 4

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Barbering

Barbering (VET)

Course Summary

The course design program supports students with the ability and knowledge to complete and learn barbering skills to join the fast-growing men’s barbering industry. Students who complete this training will be able to work safely under routine supervision, including client preparation, cutting, fading carving and beard designing, client communication and services, selling, technical skills, and product knowledge, making students employable to the barbering industry.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students do not receive a Study Score contribution for this subject

VET: SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Structured workplace learning advice: 40 hours is required. An additional 80 hours strongly recommended but not compulsory. In house barber shop hours count.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Safety
  • Create haircuts using tracks and carving
  • Design and maintain beards and moustaches
  • Cut using freehand clipper techniques
  • Dry hair to shape
  • Greet & prepare clients for salon services

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Unit 1 & 2

Unit 3 & 4

Learning Area Contact

Technology Learning Area Leader

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Hairdressing (Salon Assistant VET)

Hairdressing (Salon Assistant VET)

Course Summary

Have you always wanted to be a hairdresser? Enjoy doing other people’s hair and helping them feel good about themselves? Studying Hairdressing (Salon Assistant) at WSSC will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to begin your career in the hairdressing industry. You will develop strong communication, traditional and contemporary skills. This will be delivered through a mixture of learning through theory and practice, as well as on Structured Workplace Learning.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students do not receive a Study Score contribution for this subject

VET: SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Structured workplace learning advice: 40 hours is required. An additional 80 hours strongly recommended but not compulsory 

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Develop an understanding of the hairdressing industry
  • Perform basic application of hair colour and removal
  • Demonstrate basin skills
  • Develop an understanding of how to dry hair to shape and massage techniques

This program is run as part of an Auspicing arrangement with Wodonga Institute of TAFE, a Registered Training Organisation.  TIOD: 3097

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Unit 1 & 2

Unit 3 & 4

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Technology Learning Area Leader

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VCE VET Hospitality & Cookery (Unit 1 & 2)

VCE VET Hospitality & Cookery (Unit 1 & 2)

Course Summary

Are you looking to working in the Hospitality industry? Are you creative? Hospitality prepares you for a range of potential career paths within the Hospitality industry. Topics that will be studied include hygiene, safety, using a range of equipment, preparing food using basic cookery methods, maintaining the quality of perishables, cleaning kitchen premises.

VCE: Unit 1 & Unit 2

VET: Units towards

SIT20322 – Unit 1, 2 students receive SIT20322 Certificate II in Hospitality as well as a statement of attainment under SIT20421 Certificate II in Cookery.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Demonstrated hospitality knowledge through theory assessments and practical application and observations
  • Prepare and serve food to customers in WSSC Pepper Restaurant

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Information, Digital Media and Technology

Information, Digital Media and Technology

Course Summary

Are you interested in Programming and IT? Digital Media and Technology combines industry-standard programming workflow and technologies to develop games through coding. You will be introduced to the Unity 3D engine and C#. This subject equips you with how to quickly create key functionality of game types. You will explore networking a series of computers and design and build a network.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students complete scored assessments and an exam to attain a Study Score that contributes to an ATAR

VCAL: Hours credited towards VCAL Industry Skills Strand

VET: ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Learn about game mechanics and how to implement them
  • Create games faster as you learn rapid prototyping
  • Explore Unity 3D’s components and scripting to generate levels, special effects, user interface and game logic
  • Import artwork assets for games
  • Manage projects using version control and collaboration tools

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Approximate Costs

Unit 1 & 2

Unit 3 & 4

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Technology Learning Area Leader

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Building & Construction (VET)

Building & Construction (VET)

Course Summary

Do you like building projects with timber or related to the construction industry? By studying Building and Construction you will learn traditional and contemporary skills in the industry. This will include a mixture of learning through theory and practice. You will have the opportunity to undertake Structured Workplace Learning in the building and construction industry. You will be able to put your creative and innovative skills to the test in designing and implementing building and construction projects. This subject can help you pursue a range of careers in the building and construction industry.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students do not receive a Study Score for this subject. Instead, they receive an ATAR increment of 10% of their fourth Study Score in other subjects 

VET: 22614VIC Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-Apprenticeship (Carpentry Stream)

Structured workplace learning advice: 80 hours strongly recommended but not compulsory

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Develop an understanding of occupational health and safety relevant to the building and construction industry
  • Prepare for work in the building and construction industry
  • Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment
  • Learn how to interpret and apply basic plans and drawings

This program is run as part of an Auspicing arrangement with Access Australia Group, a Registered Training Organisation.  TIOD: 4603

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Unit 1 & 2

N/A

Unit 3 & 4

N/A

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Technology Learning Area Leader

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Early Childhood Education & Care (VET)

Early Childhood Education & Care (VET)

Course Summary

Do you enjoy spending time with children? Seeing them grow and develop? Early Childhood Education and Care is a stimulating and rewarding career. By studying Early Childhood Education and Care you will develop the skills and knowledge to effectively engage children in their early learning. This will include a mixture of learning through theory and practice, as well as, Structured Workplace Learning.  If you want a stimulating and rewarding career start by studying Early Childhood Education and Care. 

This subject commences in Year 10.   

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students do not receive a Study Score for this subject. Instead, they receive an ATAR increment of 10% of their fourth Study Score in other subjects 

VET: CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Structured workplace learning advice: 200 hours of structured work placement is required in this program

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Learn how to provide care for children
  • Learn how to support the holistic development of children
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • Identify and respond to children at risk of harm

This program is run as part of an Auspicing arrangement with MP Training and Recruitment, a Registered Training Organisation. TIOD: 91454

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Unit 1 & 2

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Unit 3 & 4

N/A

Learning Area Contact

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Engineering (VET)

Engineering (VET)

Course Summary

Do you like working with metal? Are you creative? Like seeing projects to completion? By studying Engineering you will work with machines, solve problems, interpret technical drawings, and safely use a variety of hand and power tools. This will include a mixture of learning through theory and practice, as well as, Structured Workplace Learning. Studying Engineering we enable you to progress into careers in the metal and engineering industries.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students complete scored assessments and an exam to attain a Study Score that contributes to an ATAR

VET: 22632VIC Certificate II in Engineering Studies 

Structured workplace learning advice: 80 hours strongly recommended but not compulsory

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Develop welding and thermal cutting skills
  • Learn how to complete Engineering CAD drawings
  • Complete basic fabrication techniques
  • Identify and use hand and power tools

This program is run as part of an Auspicing arrangement with Australia Institute of Education and Training Pty Ltd, a Registered Training Organisation.  TIOD: 121314

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Unit 1 & 2

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Unit 3 & 4

N/A

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Computing – Applied Computing

Computing – Applied Computing (1 & 2)

Course Summary

Are you interested in understanding how computers are used in business? Do you want to work in the Information Technology industry? In Unit 1 & 2 Applied Computing you will develop a deep understanding of computing systems to design and develop databases, programs, digital systems/devices and networks. You will engage in hands on practical experience to develop industry skills and knowledge.

Applied Computing is a recommended Year 10 Science choice.

VCE: Unit 1 and Unit 2 available

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Learn how to use database and spreadsheet software to collect, manipulate and present data
  • Interpret software requirements to design, create and evaluate working programs
  • Create innovative digital devices or systems
  • Understand networks and security to design and build secure network

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Unit 1 & 2

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Technology Learning Area Leader

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