Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

Victoria University (VU)

This course provides students with the academic skills, knowledge and confidence to develop study and academic skills to access tertiary education and training pathways. Successful completion of this course may enable students to continue to further study, including vocational study at higher levels, such as diploma and advanced diploma courses and higher education undergraduate programs.

Entry Requirements:

Literacy skills; Numeracy skills; Communication skills

Subjects you can Study:

BSBITU404 Produce complex desktop published documents; BSBPMG522 Undertake project work; BSBCMM401 Make a presentation; BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets; PSPGEN027 Gather and analyse information; MEM23005A Apply statistics and probability techniques to engineering tasks; MEM23007A Apply calculus to engineering tasks; MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics; MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment; plus more.

Study Pathways:

As long as certain criteria is met: Diploma of Nursing; Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Biotechnology); Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing); Diploma of Conservation and Land Management; Diploma of Dental Technology

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Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Albans
Sunshine
City King
Werribee
Footscray Park Yes Full time 0.5 year
City Queen
Sydney
Footscray Nicholson
Footscray Park Yes Part time 1 year
City Flinders
Victoria University is the only university in Australia to use the block teaching model, which has been in operation throughout Sweden and parts of North America for more than four decades.

First-year and second-year students at Victoria University complete one subject every four weeks, are assessed, and then proceed to the next four-week unit. Immersion in each subject allows students to master it, rather than juggling four units at once. From 2020, all students will be taught in this way.

Victoria University is one of only six Australian universities to combine higher education and vocational and further education with its Victoria University Polytechnic, which is based on multiple university campuses. The Polytechnic creates pathways direct to the workforce or to university degrees.

VU College offers English language courses, pathway diplomas and courses for international students at its Melbourne and Sydney campuses as well as offshore with international education partners.

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