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The Academy

Start your journey in a team where you can kick goals on the field and in the classroom.

A future built on passion

The Academy students complete a Victorian Certificate of Education – Vocational Major (VCE VM) which is a recognised Senior Secondary Qualification for Years 11 & 12. Our VCE VM program is designed for students passionate about AFL and updated by industry experts.

The VCE VM’s flexibility enables our students to undertake a study program that suits their interests and learning needs. We have developed a contextualised learning program that links to accredited modules and units selected from the following compulsory strands: Literacy, Numeracy, Work Related Skills, Personal Development Skills and VET Studies.

Alongside VCE VM, students are enrolled in a Certificate III in Sports & Recreation (SIS30115).

GOTAFE and The Academy: A winning team

GOTAFE’s partnership with The Academy aims to deliver a comprehensive program.

  • The Academy recruits learners into the program, and provides an engaging, supportive and positive environment for students to learn and grow.
  • The Academy value adds to GOTAFE’s Vocational Major (VCE VM) training by offering non-accredited High Performance skills for holistic growth and athletic development.
  • GOTAFE are also responsible for issuing students with certificates and statement of attainments on completion of their VCE VM.
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Why is The Academy different?

The Academy is about purpose and life preparation.

To refine students Personally; helping them understanding who they are, building on emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills. Arming them mentally for what's to come in their lives.

To enhance students Professionally; by giving them the life skills to help them turn their passion into a profession with the expertise of GOTAFE’s training program.

To lift students' Passion; by breaking down the why and exploring how they can strengthen their skills to grow in what they do.

Program Fees

2023 Vocational Major (VCE VM) Enquiries

For 2023 Vocational Major (VCE VM) enquires, contact GOTAFE at 1300 GOTAFE (468 233)