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VCAL or VCE?

Why choose VCAL?

VCAL is a hands-on option for Year 11 and 12 students.

The VCAL’s flexibility enables our students to undertake a study program that suits their interests and learning needs.

We have developed a contextualised learning program that links to accredited modules and units selected from the following compulsory strands:

  • Literacy and Numeracy Skills
  • Work Related Skills
  • Industry Specific Skills
  • Personal Development Skills.

The ATAR Myth

There’s more than one way for students to achieve their goals. Getting into university and achieving the job of their dreams is a real possibility even without a VCE.

As the tertiary education landscape changes, so too are admissions processes. More students are applying directly to institutions, and admissions decisions are increasingly being made on a range of bases other than ATAR. *

* The Mitchell Paper (2018), Exploring the use and usefullness of the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR)

Share of University Offers

More than half of all Australian students are starting a bachelor degree admitted on a basis other than their ATAR.

2016 61.2 38.8%
2017 59.9 40.1%

Understand how The Academy can support you to achieve your goals.

There is more than one way to reach success find out how by booking an information session today.