Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Vocational education and training (VET) institutions specialise in providing students with hands-on experience and real-world skills. Courses are taught within an array of industries, including: administration, retail, tourism and hospitality, construction, utilities, community services and health, transport, mining, manufacturing, and technology. A major strength of the VET system is that it provides an alternative pathway to higher education or more specialised vocational training. Listed below are the qualifications and possible career outcomes of Australian VET courses:

Certificate I

  • Duration – 4 to 6 months
  • Career outcome – Competent operator

Certificate II

  • Duration – About 1 year
  • Career outcome – Advanced operator

Certificate III

  • Duration – About 1 year
  • Career outcome – Qualified tradesperson or technician

Certificate IV

  • Duration – 12 to 18 months
  • Career outcome – Supervisor

Diploma

  • Duration – 18 to 24 months
  • Career outcome – Para-professional

Advanced Diploma

  • Duration – 24 to 36 months
  • Career outcome – Junior manager

MP Education Services has the partnership with 60+ schools who can offer a very large range of courses from Certificate I through to Bachelor Degrees

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