Our foundation studies courses are developed for those who would like to gain employment or go on to further education.
We offer many courses designed to help you improve your English-language, writing, study and numeracy skills. Our courses are aimed at young people, mature-aged students, migrants and refugees, Indigenous Australians and students with special needs.
Foundations at VU provides a path to higher-education courses, and is designed for Australian citizens and permanent residents.
Develop foundation skills and knowledge to improve your employability and work readiness, and re-engage with learning.
Further develop literacy, numeracy and communication skills with a Certificate II in General Education for Adults 22473VIC at Victoria University Polytechnic.
In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to successfully transition into tertiary education and training pathways.
This transition education program prepares young people with special learning needs for employment and further vocational education.
This work education program prepares young people with special learning needs for employment or vocational education.
Gain work-related experience, practical knowledge and employability skills with the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Intermediate) VCALINT001.
Gain work-related experience, practical knowledge and employability skills with the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Senior) VCALSEN001.
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Studying foundation studies at VU
At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.
We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.
You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.
Our courses are designed to help you develop and transition into:
- further education and training
- vocational courses.
Colleges & schools
Our foundation studies courses are delivered by various colleges and schools across different VU campuses.