Sandringham College works closely with many TAFEs to provide an amazing array of VET options.

While a number of Certificates are delivered at the College, many students go off campus on Wednesdays (and/or Fridays if they are VCAL students) to take advantage of the huge range of programs offered by local TAFEs. When looking at courses delivered off-campus, check that they are running on Wednesdays or after school (and/or Fridays for VCAL students) and that the campus location is accessable to you. Check also that the Certificate is at the appropriate level (ie Certificate II or III) to provide credits at the approriate level (ie Units 1 & 2 or 3 & 4 or Intermediate or Senior VCAL). For more information on block credit see Block Credit

Fees & Charges - Sandringham College pays all VET tuition and training fees for our students, but there is a small VET charge payable to the College to cover materials/consumables etc. If a student or their family has difficulty covering these VET costs they should speak to the VET Coordinator about accessing Applied Learning Scholorships and about other assistance that can be provided by the college.

Students choosing Hair/ Beauty/Makeup/Modelling courses need to be aware that these courses incur substantial extra charges of up to $900 or more for kits etc. TAFEs pass these charges on to the college and we in turn have to pass these on to students.

Our VET Students most often complete their off campus VET studies at the following TAFEs. More information about their courses can be found using the links provided.



Many of our students choose to undertake their off campus VET program at Holmesglen - mostly at the Moorabbin or Chadstone campus (depending on their chosen industry area). Many programs fill up fast so it's important to get applications in as early as possible via your VET Coordinator. VET in Schools programs must be applied for via the student's 2014 home school. Sandringham College VCE students need to choose programs delivered on Wednesdays, VCAL students can choose Wednesday or Friday programs.
Holmesglen TAFE


Chisholm's 2014 Pathfinder Publication provides information on the VET in Schools programs available to secondary school students in 2014, application forms and supplementary application forms as well as the special application forms for Hair and Beauty. Please note that the applications for Hair and Beauty go directly to the department, and need to be received before the appraisal sessions are held at Frankston or Dandenong. Chisholm are offering a number of great new courses this year - but check campus and day delivered as these may not suit.
Chisholm VET in Schools

Victoria University

Our students generally only access VU's King Street campus courses - Hair/ Beauty/ Modelling - please note where programs are being offered before selecting the course.
Victoria University VET in Schools

The RSPCA also works with VU to offer Certificate II in Animal Studies and Work Placement in the Industry. For more information on opportunities in this area go to RSPCA Animal Studies

Box Hill Institute

Below you will find a link to the VETis publication and the online application form for Box Hill Institute. A number of our students undertake VET Equine or Animal Studies at Box Hill.
Box Hill VET Programs & Online Applications

Kangan Institute
The following document contains details of the courses offered at Kangan Institiute. The most accessible locations are in Richmond and Docklands.

Important Note

If you are currently at another school but hope to come to Sandringham in 2015 - and want to go off campus to complete a VET Certificate - please ask your current school to submit a TAFE VET application on your behalf to ensure you don't miss out on a place in a course. Please also fill out a Sandringham College Expression of Interest form to keep us in the loop.