From the Careers Department

From the Careers Department

Ms Julie Stephenson
Careers & VET Coordinator

Vocational Education and Training

Vocational education and training (VET) enables students to acquire skills and knowledge for work through a nationally recognised industry-developed training package or accredited course. Undertaking VET may benefit student exploration of a variety of career pathways and qualifications can be completed in a diverse range of industries such as business administration, , game design/animation, legal services, early childhood education and care, electrotechnology, hair and beauty, light vehicle mechanics, individual support, allied health assistance or sport and recreation.

Why study VET?

VET is an excellent choice of study for many students. It includes practical, hands-on learning, improves employability skills, and can lead to jobs in many fields. Studying VET as part of the SACE gives students a head start on a qualification, while also developing independence and time-management skills sought by employers.

Enrolments for courses commencing in 2024 are now open so please see Mrs Stephenson in the Careers Centre for more information.

Flinders uniTEST at SAC

What is it?

If you’re in Year 12, uniTEST is available to enhance your chances of getting into Flinders.

uniTEST is an exam style test and is not based on any curriculum or subject areas; therefore, you do not need any special knowledge. The purpose of uniTEST is to assess the generic reasoning and thinking skills that underpin higher education studies. uniTEST is administered by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).

The maximum time allowed for the test is 2.5 hours.

There is no cost to sit uniTEST.

No preparation is required but you can view sample questions (PDF).

uniTEST is a 95 item, multiple choice exam that measures the following skills in 3 core components (each of 30 items):

There will be one sitting of the Flinders uniTEST for Year 12 students at SAC on Monday 11th September at 1.45pm. Please register with Mrs Stephenson in the Careers Centre.

For more information: uniTEST – Flinders University

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