VocationalEducationTrainingVET Courses atFairvale High School
VET at Fairvale Business Services Construction Hospitality Information Technology Retail
How many VET subjects can Ichoose?A maximum of TWO VET courses can be studied at Fairvale High School.
Business Services Certificate II in Business BSB20107 Example occupations: Management roles Key Topics: Workplace communication Administrative assistant Customer service Project manager Workplace information Sales and marketing representatives Workplace Health and Safety Small business manager / owner Sustainable work practices Public relations Using technology
Construction Certificate II in Construction Induction Construction Pathways Card from WorkCover CPC20208 NSW CPCCOHS1001A Example occupations: Key Topics: Builder Workplace communication Bricklayer Sustainable work practices Carpenter Workplace Health and Safety Concreter Workplace communication Contractor Measurements & calculations Glazer Interpret plans & specifications Plasterer Use construction tools & equipment Structural engineer Handle construction materials Shop fitter Plastering Sign writer Floor & wall tiling Carpentry
Hospitality Statement of Attainment towards Certificate II in Hospitality (Kitchen Operations) SIT20307 Example occupations: Key Topics: Kitchen hand Hospitality industry knowledge Commis chef Environmentally sustainable Trainee chef work practices Workplace Health and Safety Cook Working with colleagues & Fast food cook customers Restaurant manager / Working in a socially diverse environment owner Organise & prepare food Basic methods of cookery
Information Technology Statement of Attainment towards Certificate III in Information Technology ICA30105 Example occupations: Key Topics: Service technician Operate a personal computer e-business development manager Install & optimise operating Help desk or technical support officer software Internet specialist Care for computer hardware IT consultant Run standard diagnostic tests IT project manager Apply Work Health & Safety Multimedia developer procedures Network administrator Develop software & IT tools On-line support officer Build basic websites Programmer Design organisational documents Software developer Web designer Operate computer hardware Systems engineer
Retail Certificate II in Retail SIR20207 Example occupations: Key Topics: Buyer Interacting with customers Customer service assistant ‘Point of sale’ procedures Stock controller Using technology Department manager Stock control Human resource manager Safe work practices Visual merchandiser Handling mail Sales manager Marketing Small business owner / manager Public relations
Why choose a VET Course? Nationally recognised Australian Quality Training Framework (AQF) qualifications Certificates or Statements of Attainment Head start towards a career and pathways to further study
DualAccreditation TheVET curriculum frameworks are courses which are accredited for the HSC and also provide the opportunity to obtain nationally recognised vocational qualifications
Can I include a VET course inmy ATAR ranking? All VET courses for study at Fairvale High School are developed by the NSW Board of Studies and can be included in a student’s HSC. Courses offered are Category B status for Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) The examination mark from ONE VET course may be included in the calculation of a student’s ATAR.
Optional HSC exam Studentscan choose to sit for the HSC examination in their chosen framework in order to use their results in the calculation of an ATAR. Students may opt not to sit for the HSC examination in their chosen framework and choose only to receive the AQF qualification.
Competency BasedAssessment Students work to develop competencies, skills and knowledge described by each unit of competency listed for their chosen framework. Tobe assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out tasks to industry standard.
Work PlacementWork Placement is NOT work experience!
Work Placement Work placement is a mandatory feature of dual accredited vocational courses studied by Years 11 and 12 students as part of their HSC. hours mandatory Work Placement 70 across Year 11 and Year 12. Withinthe Fairfield area, work placement is broken into two blocks of 35 hours.
Work Placement Students complete each placement in a different establishment or business in order to gain varied experience. Work placements are organised by South West Connect Business Partnership and are allocated by teachers in consultation with students.
Work Placement In line with standard industry practices, students are expected to work varied hours. Thevenue may not be in the Fairfield area. Students are responsible for organising their own transport to and from the venue.
Work Placement During the work placement students should be achieving industry competencies that will be acknowledged when they wish to apply for employment or enrol in a related TAFE course. The experiences gained will also benefit students interested in an apprenticeship / traineeship and provide improved prospects when seeking employment.
Employability Skills Communication Teamwork Problem solving Initiative Enterprise Planning and organising Self-management Learning and technology
Work Placement Work placement hours are a Board of Studies requirement. Students who fail to attend work placement will receive and ‘N’ determination in the course.