Chart a new direction by studying vocational education or training (VET) at ACU College. If you’re interested in VET options, getting a jumpstart while still at school, hoping to re-enter study after some time away, or considering pathways to advanced study, we can help.

Apply for VET in four easy steps

Follow this step-by-step guide for applying to VET courses at ACU College. The process is quick and should only take around 15 minutes.

1. Choose your course

We offer VET courses in study areas such as:

  • allied health (VET in schools)
  • early childhood education
  • education support
  • first aid and CPR and management
  • individual support
  • leadership and management
  • nursing. 

Find the course that’s right for you by viewing the list of our VET courses. 

Access our full list of VET courses

2. Confirm your entrance requirements 

To be eligible for your chosen VET course, you need to meet the entry requirements. These could include: 

  • demonstrating a satisfactory level of language, literacy and numeracy
  • completing Year 12 or equivalent
  • attending a pre-training review and interview.

Full details of course entry requirements are available on the relevant course page.

3. Check campus locations and intake dates

Our VET courses are only offered across a limited number of ACU campuses. Make sure you know the course location before you apply. 

Location details are listed on each course page.

Intake dates

It’s also important you know about the VET intake dates, usually February and July of the academic year, as well as any application opening and closing dates. 

See the relevant course page for further details. 

4. Apply 

When you’re ready to apply, visit the relevant course page and email the office of ACU College for the next steps.

Find a VET course and apply

Important note: The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance is delivered in schools and is not open to individual applicants.

Need help? Talk to us

Applying for a new course can be daunting, but we’re here to help.

Reach out to us at ACU College if you have any questions about the VET application process.

Email ACU College

Call us in Melbourne, Ballarat or Brisbane


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Find out more about our registered VET provider, access a list of available VET courses, and learn about our VET policies and procedures.

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Access ACU College policies and procedures, quality indicator reports, surveys and helpful links to government VET resources.

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Credit and RPL

If you've already studied at VET level or have significant relevant work experience, you can apply for credit towards your ACU course.

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Important dates

Learn about the key dates on the ACU academic calendar, including application deadlines, census dates and class timetables.

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