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What is VET for secondary students?

VET stands for Vocational Education and Training. That means, training for a certain industry or career (vocation). 
VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VETDSS) offers a range of programs which may be undertaken alongside, or as part of your VCE, VCAL or a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship.
The Gordon has delivered VET to secondary students for more than 20 years, with more than 1,000 students undertaking programs with us each year. We work with 78 secondary colleges throughout Geelong, Wyndham and Colac/Otway regions, with world-class facilities to help you get the best out of your training.

“My VET course has enabled me to learn about areas of the building industry rather than do another subject at school. The hands-on approach and team work really appealed to me, and I thoroughly recommend this training pathway for any young adults who are interested in building and construction.
To have the opportunity to learn these skills while still at school was a major bonus, and I have realised this is the area of work I can see myself in. What pathway I take will determine my career. After Year 12 I hope to pursue my aspirations in planning, architecture and building construction."

Brayden Allan
Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry)

What are the benefits?
Pathways to The Gordon
How does it work?
Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Contribution to VCE and VCAL
Getting the most out of VETDSS