VCAL Foundation course
The VCAL Foundation course is a course that can provide a wide range of skills that can be used in everyday life including basic life skills and employment skills. The VCAL Foundation course is not available at all TAFE institutions, and there are a set of guidelines that often vary depending on the institution. Most institutions require that students must be:
Minimum of 15 years with a preference to those aged 16 years and older
Special learning needs associated with intellectual or learning disabilities/difficulties
The potential and desire for employment
The ability or potential to travel independently and participate in program activities
There are four main areas that the VCAL Foundation course covers which are:
- Literacy and Numeracy
Personal Development Skills
Work Related Skills
Industry Specific Skills
For more information, please visit the VCAL website.
For a complete list of institutions that offer the VCAL Foundation course, please visit the Broaden Your Horizons website.