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Is traditional high school not for you? Were you an early school leaver and are now ready to continue your studies? Have you been away from school for a long time but know that with the right support you can pick up where you left off?

At Holmesglen, we understand that everyone is an individual, with different learning styles and goals. Our VCAL and transition and work education courses focus on developing the practical skills you need to be a strong, independent individual. Learn how to get a job, participate at work and be good with your money. The small class sizes of eight to ten students ensure you get the attention you need. The hands on literacy, numeracy, career planning and personal skills you develop give you the confidence to live on your own and build great social and community skills.

Returning to study can be daunting – that’s why at Holmesglen we make sure you feel welcome. Courses in general education focus on giving you the basic reading and writing, maths, computing and general employability skills you need and our adult VCE courses prepare you for whatever you want to do next.

Our friendly and knowledgeable teachers are passionate about helping you learn and succeed, whatever your goals.

Courses available (7)

Certificate I

  • Transition Education
    Chadstone; Moorabbin
    Certificate I in Transition Education Holmesglen TAFE
    22301VIC
    • Start February

    This program has been designed for young people who require support with learning and/or social skills.You have the opportunity to engage in a range of learning activities that focus on independent living, vocational and employability skills, personal development and community involvement.Through project based learning and positive teaching methods, you will gain vital skills in the areas of workplace participation, social development and financial independence.You will study in groups of ten with opportunities for literacy and/or [...]

  • Work Education
    Chadstone; Moorabbin
    Certificate I in Work Education Holmesglen TAFE
    22302VIC
    • Start February

    This course is for young people who require support with their learning or social skills. It provides you with the skills to obtain and maintain employment. Through project based learning and straightforward teaching methods, you will gain skills in the areas of vocational and job seeking, employability, personal management, teamwork and communication.As well as studying a 22302VIC Certificate I in Work Education, you will have the opportunity to study a SIT10216 Certificate I in Hospitality, [...]

Certificate III

  • General Education for Adults
    Career Pilot
    Moorabbin
    22238VIC
    • Start February / March / April / May / June / July / August

    This Career Pilot is an employment focused course that will provide you with the opportunity to explore a range of industries and gain work experience, while completing the 22238VIC Certificate III in General Education for Adults. This course has been designed for young adults who have completed secondary studies and wish to build skills for employment and entry to further study. During your studies you will create documents for work and study, undertake projects and [...]

Programs for Secondary School Students

  • VCAL Foundation
    Chadstone
    VCAL Foundation Holmesglen TAFE
    VCALFND001
    • Start February

    The VCAL Foundation course is for young people who require support with their learning and/or social skills.You will learn a range of vocational, employability and personal development skills through hands on, project based and explicit teaching methods.The course focuses on the principles of applied learning, such as building on a student's interests, abilities and strengths; catering for different learning styles; promoting competence, resilience and active citizenship; experiential learning based on real life situations; and assessment [...]

  • VCAL Foundation
    Mid year intake
    Moorabbin; Waverley
    VCALFND001
    • Start July

    The Holmesglen Vocational College offers a six month VCAL Foundation program to young people who recognise that their career path is suited to vocational education and a hands on teaching and learning style. This program is aimed at students who are half way through Year 10 and want to make the transition to an adult learning environment to complete their Senior Secondary certificate in VCAL.Holmesglen Vocational College VCAL Foundation program has clear pathways into VCAL [...]

  • VCAL Intermediate
    Moorabbin; Waverley
    VCAL Intermediate Holmesglen TAFE
    VCALINT001
    • Start February / April / July

    Holmesglen Vocational College offers a 12 month VCAL Intermediate course to young people who recognise that their career path is suited to vocational education and a hands-on teaching and learning style. This course is aimed at students who have completed year 10 (or equivalent) and want to make the transition to an adult learning environment to complete their Senior Secondary Certificate in VCAL.This course explores a variety of projects and engages with the community, excursions [...]

  • VCAL Senior
    Moorabbin; Waverley
    VCAL Senior Holmesglen TAFE
    VCALSEN001
    • Start February / April / July

    Holmesglen Vocational College offers VCAL Senior to young people who recognise that their career path is suited to vocational education and a hands on teaching and learning style, in an adult learning environment.In VCAL senior, you will complete a year 12 qualification and accredited training in your chosen career path at the same time (there are a variety of options to choose from to suit your needs). You will be well prepared to continue in [...]

General Education Open Days

  • 9Mar
    Work Education Programs
    Chadstone
    OD2698

    At Holmesglen, we understand that everyone is an individual, with different learning styles and goals. Find out how you can increase your vocational, learning and personal management skills.

    Visit us on Open Day to join us to find out more information about Certificate I in Work Education, a course for young adults who require support with their learning. You will also have the opportunity to tour our facilities.

    - , Thu 9 Mar - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road, Chadstone, Vic Australia

  • 9Mar
    Work Education Programs
    Moorabbin
    OD2697

    At Holmesglen, we understand that everyone is an individual, with different learning styles and goals. Find out how you can increase your vocational, learning and personal management skills.

    Visit us on Open Day to join us to find out more information about Certificate I in Work Education, a course for young adults who require support with their learning. You will also have the opportunity to tour our facilities.

    - , Thu 9 Mar - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia

  • 9Mar
    Vocational College
    Waverley
    OD2714

    Studying VCAL at Holmesglen Vocational College is a proven successful pathway to both apprenticeships and further study that gives you access to all the great facilities, teachers and employment opportunities that Holmesglen has to offer. VCAL at Holmesglen Vocational College is different to secondary school. You learn all your subjects through projects in and outside the classroom and each week you spend at least two whole days trying out a range of trades and career focused courses.

    Visit us on Open Days to meet with coordinators and tour the facilities. At this information session you will be able to ask questions and learn more about what is offered at Holmesglen Vocational College.

    Presentation to start at 6:00pm.

    - , Thu 9 Mar - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley, Vic Australia

  • 9Mar
    Vocational College
    Moorabbin
    OD2713

    Studying VCAL at Holmesglen Vocational College is a proven successful pathway to both apprenticeships and further study that gives you access to all the great facilities, teachers and employment opportunities that Holmesglen has to offer. VCAL at Holmesglen Vocational College is different to secondary school. You learn all your subjects through projects in and outside the classroom and each week you spend at least two whole days trying out a range of trades and career focused courses.

    Visit us on Open Days to meet with coordinators and tour the facilities. At this information session you will be able to ask questions and learn more about what is offered at Holmesglen Vocational College.

    Presentation to start at 6:00pm.

    - , Thu 9 Mar - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia

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