Start your career while still in high school
The advantages of undertaking Vocational Education and Training while still in high school reward you in more ways than one.
Discover what benefits you receive when you enrol in a VET in Schools qualification in grade 10, 11 or 12.
Get hands-on experience
We know how frustrating it can be to be constantly surrounded by books, highlighters and a seemingly never ending pile of practice exams. When it comes to study, you want to get out of your chair and into the action to experience what life is really like.
When you study a VET in Schools qualification like fitness, you have the opportunity to get away from your desk and into an active working environment, complementing your theory studies with practical, hands-on training. This means being able to put your theory into practice, placing yourself ahead of those who may only have textbook knowledge.
Study a subject you want to learn about
For many of you, dragging yourself to math class to learn more about the methods of algebra is an eternal struggle. You want to learn stuff you’ll actually use, right?
When it comes to a VET in Schools qualification, you have the freedom to choose your subject of study– and not just between woodwork and textiles. This means learning the skills and gaining the knowledge that you actually care about. Not only does this make for better grades, but is a huge advantage for the next move into your future.
Further your study options
With VET in Schools, you can shorten the time you have to study at university, meaning you get tertiary qualified, faster.
Obtaining a VET in Schools qualification like a Certificate II or Certificate III while still in high school can lessen the time spent at university, and furthermore, can lead to part time work in the industry of your choice while you complete your studies.
Set yourself up for a career
If you’re simply not interested in further study and just want to dive into your career, a VETiS nationally recognised qualification can be the difference between your resume being at the top of the pile or lost amongst the sea of applicants.
A VET in Schools qualification means you will be recognised for your industry-specific competencies. You will be looked favourably upon by employees who are seeking applicants who know about the industry, and who are pro-active enough to gain the knowledge needed to succeed.