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Training Delivered at school

Students can undertake VET as part of their school studies, delivered by a qualified school teacher / Trainer Assessor in partnership with ACCCO


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Study a VET course via a partnership with your school. The school forms a partnership, sometimes entering into a third party agreement with ACCCO, enabling VET qualified high school teachers to deliver training to students at their respective schools. Specific information on partnered schools may be provided by your school VET Co-ordinator and ACCCO representative or by making a specific enquiry via email to info@accco.com.au

VETiS qualifications can be undertaken in years 10, 11 and 12, and can count towards their Senior Certificate of Education.

    • Run to fit within school timetable
    • Access up to date learning and assessment materials
    • Dedicated ACCCO VET Coordinator for mentoring and support
    • In-service training day for the school VET teacher

    What can I study with ACCCO?

    Eligibility criteria

    To be eligible to enrol in the VET in Schools program, you must:

    • Currently be enrolled in secondary school in either year 10, 11 or 12 and;
    • Have achieved at least a C standard in Year 10 English
    • It is a requirement of the qualifications that students obtain a Working with Children Check upon commencement of study.

    Delivery Method

    The courses are delivered over 12-18 months in a face-to-face group based environment with weekly classroom sessions at the school. During the study period of qualifications, students learn the theory component in class with a qualified teacher at the school, as well as attend an ACECQA approved education and care service to receive practical training and experience. Vocational placement hours are in addition to theory class attendance. 

    CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services   

    This qualification is an entry level qualification designed for people who are looking for skills for working with children in the community. This may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as a community services worker providing first point of contact and assisting individuals in meeting their immediate needs and also provides a pathway for students who wish to complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at a later date.

    Qualification:           CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services
    Duration: Total of 24 weeks over 1 year (year 10, 11 or 12)
    Vocational Hours: Minimum of 120 hours
    Commencement:   Students start in Year 10, 11 or 12 (term one)

    Employment Opportunities:

    Nannying, au pair and other private arrangements for childcare • Activity and/or care programs, including playgroups, play centres, resorts, gyms, shopping centres • Coaching and tuition 








    CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care  

    ACCCO’s Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care program prepares students interested in working with children under 5 for employment in the Early Education Sector such as in childcare, long day care, family day care, kindergartens. Students achieve skills planning and delivering educational programs that focus on supporting children's wellbeing, learning and development. It is the minimum qualification to gain employment in ACECQA approved early childhood services and often the qualification studied for those wanting to begin their career in early childhood education.

    Graduates will be able to use their Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

    • as an entry level qualification into the Education and Care Industy (e.g. assistant educator in long day care, child care centres, Kindergarten or preschool program, occasional care, Family Day Care Educator);
    • to pursue further tertiary pathways (e.g. Diploma or Bachelor of Education); and
    • to improve their chances of gaining tertiary entrance.
    Qualification:           CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care   
    Duration: Total of 40 weeks over 2 years (year 11 & 12)
    Vocational Hours: Minimum of 120 hours
    Commencement:   Students must start in Year 11 (term one)

    Employment Opportunities:

    Assistant Educator in Long Day Care • Child Care Centres • Kindergarten or Preschool Program • Occasional Care • Family Day Care 








    CHC30213 Certificate III In Education Support

    Education Support qualifications will qualify you to work as a teacher's aide or in after-hours school care. The Certificate III in Education Support is an ideal qualification for people seeking employment in education roles which provides assistance and support to qualified Educators and Teachers. It is a versatile qualification leading the graduate to work in a range of diverse education environments including schools, kindergartens, preschools, early childhood, school age care or other education environment in entry level positions. 

    Qualification:         CHC30213 Certificate III In Education Support                               
    Duration: Total of 40 weeks over 2 years (year 11 & 12)
    Vocational Hours: Minimum of 100 hours
    Commencement:   Students must start in Year 11 (term one)

    Employment Opportunities:

    Teacher Aide in schools, preschools/kindergartens • Education Support staff • Education Assistant (special needs, language/literacy, cultural support  • School Age Care Assistant Educator (vacation care, OSHC, Kindergarten) • Home tutor








    What are the costs involved?

    All school based programs involve a partnership between the School and ACCCO. Government funding may be available in some states and territories. Speak with our VET in School Coordinator Marina Combis on 1300 139 406 or email marina.tr@accco.com.au for more information about our VETiS Program.

    Why choose ACCCO for education and training?

    With over 23 years’ experience, ACCCO has established strong relationships with schools and maintains close links to industry enabling us to deliver in-demand skills and up-to-date and relevant training. Schools are also enjoying the relationship with the ACCCO VETiS Coordinator who maintains the consistency of training, assessment and providing support. The most positive feedback is out in the field with Early Childhood Services noticing an improvement in the quality of training by the Schools who have trained with ACCCO.  

    Students also benefit directly from the fact that ACCCO specialises in Early Childhood Education and Care qualifications and the high degree of industry engagement and connection that ACCCO offers graduates when seeking employment. Education and Care services actively seek out ACCCO graduates because of their high quality training, with employers recognising the exemplary skills and practices from the students who have trained with ACCCO.

    Industry sought graduates! 

    The 2017 National Centre for Vocational Education (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey statistics show that ACCCO students have higher employment outcomes than all other training providers across Australia! ACCCO graduates sit at 84.9% employment rate which is considerably higher than the national average of 77.7% from all other Australian VET providers.

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    • Well-established industry recommended training college specialising in Education and Care Qualifications
    • ACCCO is on the approved list of providers for each state and territory
    • All training materials and resources are provided by ACCCO 
    • Professional development opportunities for teachers
    • Nationally recognised qualifications 
    • A dedicated ACCCO Trainer Assessor for mentoring and support
    • In-service training day for the school VET teacher
    • Onsite support visits from ACCCO
    Standing out from other training providers, ACCCO is regarded for the valuable face to face and on the job training that students receive throughout their course

    How to apply?

    All school based VET programs involve a partnership between the School and ACCCO. Talk to your school VET Coordinator or head of senior schooling about studying with ACCCO. 

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