Interested in a career in Engineering, Automotive or Construction? Complete VCAL and a pre-apprenticeship in one year.
The Trades Experience Program (TEP) is designed to give you the opportunity to complete a pre-apprenticeship certificate in your chosen trade while obtaining your VCAL certificate.

Trade Experience Program

TEP ENGINEERING

Combine your VCAL studies with a pre-apprenticeship in engineering at our Broadmeadows campus.

TEP AUTOMOTIVE

Combine your VCAL studies with a pre-apprenticeship in automotive at our Richmond or Docklands campus.

TEP CONSTRUCTION

Combine your VCAL studies with a pre-apprenticeship in construction at our Broadmeadows campus.

Trade Experience Program options:

VCAL STUDY OPTIONS

  • Try your hand at a variety of engineering units including forming and fabricating, welding, grinding through to operating a mill and lathe.
  • Use the skills you learn on a variety of engineering projects that you take with you
  • Receive a Certificate II in Engineering Pathways (Pre-apprenticeship) which can help you move successfully into an apprenticeship

Complete units in a variety of automotive areas in our Automotive Centre for Excellence.

  • Participate in planning, designing and constructing a project related to the automotive industry
  • Increase your chance of moving into an automotive apprenticeship by completing your Certificate II in Automotive Studies (Pre- Apprenticeship
  • Develop your core skills in building and undertake units in landscaping, paving, furnishing.
  • Apply skills developed in your taster units to various industry projects through building, designing and construction
  • Complete your Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship) which can help you move successfully into an apprenticeship.