VET – Vocational Education and Training

Maximising the learning opportunities, career pathways and educational outcomes for students

Vocational education and training (VET) enables students to acquire skills and knowledge for work through a nationally recognised, industry-developed training package or accredited course. VET is delivered, assessed, and certified by registered training organisations (RTOs).

Undertaking VET may benefit students’ exploration of a variety of career pathways; it is not just reserved for a pathway within the trades (e.g. plumbing, automotive, and construction). Students can complete VET qualifications in a diverse range of industries, including business administration, veterinary nursing, aged care, or sport and recreation.

VET is an excellent choice of study for many students. It always includes practical, hands-on learning, and it can lead to jobs in many fields. Studying VET as part of the SACE gives students a head start on a qualification, which is a great way to fast-track progress towards a rewarding career, while also developing independence and time-management skills.

OVC is part of the Western Adelaide Senior Secondary Network (WASSN) group of schools that provide access to a range of vocational courses across the Western area.

To see full list of VET courses available visit:

Why Choose VET:

  • Our VET programs are accredited as part of the SACE.
  • Our VET programs link students with flexible learning programs where needed.
  • Our VET programs support students through the ‘VETRO’ counselling and application process.
  • They also teach core skills for learning and work (literacy, numeracy and employability skills).

More information can be found though the websites below:

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