VET Industry Specific Courses

VET industry specific courses are for students aiming to enter further training or the workforce straight from school.  These courses include a full AQF qualification, mandatory workplace learning and may contribute to the Certificate II requirement for WACE.

The School Curriculum and Standards Authority collaborated with schools and industry to develop ten Authority-developed VET industry specific courses which include training package qualifications at AQF level I, II and III in which competency electives may have been prescribed. The most current training packages have been used in their development. Current training packages can be found at

For more information on the workplace learning requirements see VET industry specific course syllabuses

Recognition in the WACE

To meet VET industry specific course requirements and achieve course unit credit towards a WACE, students must attain a full qualification as outlined in the course and fulfil the mandatory work placement requirement.

The following VET industry specific course enrolment scenarios and credit allowance information may be useful:

For more information on the workplace learning requirements see Workplace Learning

Data and Reporting

See relevant VET section of the Data Procedures Manual or download the VET industry specific data procedure quick reference guide.

Email the VET team at for all VET enquiries.