What is VET
Vocational Education and Training (VET) refers to education
and training that focuses on delivering skills and knowledge required for
specific industries. It is a learning option for young people in the senior
phase of learning.
Participating in VET can:
provide credit points
towards the attainment of a Queensland Certificate of Education External
Link, and/or the attainment of a nationally recognised VET qualification
support young people's
transitions to employment, vocational and higher education pathways.
Other benefits of participating in VET include (but are not
experience from work
gaining familiarity on how
developing and improving
allowing students to
explore the potential career path they would like to pursue.
Young people can access VET in a number of ways including:
Accessing training funding
by the VET in Schools (VETiS)
Undertaking VET training offered by the school
Through a School-Based
Apprenticeship or Traineeship