Castlemaine Secondary College is proud to support students with Vocational Educational and Training (VET) Certificates from Year 10 to Year 12.  VET students can complete their VET Certificates as part of their VCE or VCAL studies, generally over a 2 year period.

We currently offer the following VET Certificates to our students:

  • Cerrificate II in Engineering
  • Certificate II in Hospitality
  • Certificate II In Technical Production (Music Industry)
  • Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
  • Certificate II in Equine (this is currently delivered online through an external RTO)
  • Certificate II in Building & Construction
  • Certificate II in Automotive Technology  Studies
  • Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design & Technology


Castlemaine Secondary College offers a comprehensive Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program at Foundation, Intemediate and Senior levels for Year 11 and 12 students.  The VCAL program is individual and set in consultation with each student according to their interests and what they are wanting to study.  The units chosen in an individual program and the teacher’s evaluation of a student’s competency at various levels determins the award level of the VCAL program.