How to get started in a VET in Schools program
Follow these steps to get started on your VETiS program
Step 1 Talk to the careers teacher at your school about your career plans.
Step 2 Contact the VETiS / VCAL / Careers coordinator at your school and enquire about the VETiS programs available. Look through the SWTAFE VET in Schools Course Guide.
Step 3 Choose subjects that comply with any school-based units for your chosen vocational certificate. Eg. Maths, English
Step 4 Check your availability for out-of-school, off site delivery times for your chosen VETiS program. (Some classes might be held in the evenings, during the school holidays, or at another location, like a workplace)
Step 5 Discuss with parents / guardians your choice to do a vocational progam.
Step 6 Your school will contact South West TAFE and advise of the number of students interested in the particular program areas.
Step 6 Complete your online enrolment.
All arrangements must be made through your school's VETiS Coordinator
Times of classes will vary, depending on Campus and program. The following times and days are a guide only, and are when the majority of VETiS programs will run:
- Warrnambool Campus - Thursday afternoon 1.00 - 5.00pm
- Sherwood Campus - Thursday afternoon 1.00 - 5.00pm
- Hamilton Campus - Tuesday afternoon 1.00 -4.00pm
Most VETiS programs will require 1 or 2 week holiday block training, or evening work in the restaurant or workshop. This will vary from program to program. . See your school VETiS coordinator to work out how much of your school class time might be affected.
Student are welcome to stay in our ‘Student Hub’ after class until pick-up. This is located next to our cafeteria, near the pool table and TV.