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Vocational Education and Training in schools

What is VET?

Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a learning pathway available for young people in senior secondary. VET provides students with the opportunity to engage in education and training which may lead to employment and/or further study.

Successful completion of VET provides students with nationally recognised qualifications that deliver the skills and knowledge required for specific industries and occupations.

Nationally recognised VET must be delivered by a registered training organisation (RTO), including:

VET qualifications can be undertaken in Years 10, 11 and 12 and may provide credit towards the Queensland Certificate of Education.

Benefits of participating in VET include (but are not limited to):

More information about VET in schools can be accessed via:

Information on VET in schools awards and competitions can be found at:

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