VET Industry Taster Days

 

The VET Industry Taster Days are a full day of taster activities on location at a nominated TAFE institute with a STEM and technology focus. Students will have the opportunity to complete two 90-minute activities giving them a firsthand experience of studying at TAFE, linking their learning to the real world of future work and the opportunities that VET pathways can provide. There are 6 VET Industry Taster Days to choose from. 

 

 

 

 

This program is designed to build student and teacher knowledge of the value that VET training provides in the learner journey. Students will work in teams and complete a project that promotes skill development in problem solving and critical thinking mapped to the Victorian Curriculum.

VET Industry Taster programs will run in Terms 3 and 4, and will be offered at TAFE campuses across Victoria.

Support to cover CRT and transport costs for the VET Industry Taster Days is available. Requests should be made in writing and emailed to tdavies@ceav.vic.edu.

 

VET Industry Taster #1
Monday August 28 - Complete


Location: 77 St.Georges Road, Preston VIC

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovation, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace.

 

 

 

VET Industry Taster Program Highlights

Introduction to robotics
a session where you will experience Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and 3D printing, assembly of robotic equipment and how to program and operate robotic equipment.

Introduction to Surveying
An introduction to careers in Civil Engineering and Construction. Participants will become familiar with the various equipment required to commence set-up of a construction project.

3D CAD and BIM modelling
A hands on activity as might be experienced in various certificate courses in Building Design and Drafting, Interior Decoration, and Interior Design.

Coding
Explore coding in HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery and Python. An opportunity for students to problem solve and gain a deeper and better understanding of logic and computational thinking.

To register for the Melbourne Polytechnic VET Industry Taster Day, please CLICK HERE

 

 

 

VET Industry Taster #2
Friday September 1- Complete

Location: 64 Sea Lake-Swan Hill Road, Swan Hill and 453 Benetook Ave, Mildura 

Sunraysia Institute is a multi-campus TAFE able to provide a wide range of courses to help prospective students become work ready. It is the largest provider of vocational education and training in the north-west of Victoria.

VET Industry Taster Program Highlights

Swan Hill

Nursing - Emergency Room
Spend a day in SuniTAFE's 'Emergency Medical Centre' where students will deal hands-on with a range of medical scenarios in a simulated hospital environment, using state-of-the-art medical equipment.

Engineering - The Future is Robotic
Students will explore the furture of engineering with collaborative robot technology, and participate in a computer numerically controlled plasma cutting activity.

Electro Technology - Light Up Your Life
Students will flick the switch on the future of electro technology and untangle the mystery of circuit boards

Agriculture - Driverless and Drone
Students will experience the future of food and fibre production through interactive activities involving automated machinery operations (Driverless) and drone operating irrigation technology

 

Mildura

BOOKED OUT!

Nursing - Emergency Room
Spend a day in SuniTAFE's 'Emergency Medical Centre' where students will deal hands-on with a range of medical scenarios in a simulated hospital environment, using state-of-the-art medical equipment.

Engineering - The Future is Robotic
Students will explore the furture of engineering with collaborative robot technology, and participate in a computer numerically controlled plasma cutting activity.

Laboratory Operations - Murder Mystery
Students will be informed of Laboratory Operation careers and further study opportunities, followed by a hands-on laboratory session where they will transition into laboratory technicians, using laboratory equipment including microscopes and blood kits to solve the SuniTAFE murder mystery.

Applied Ecology - Conservation and Land Management
Students will undertake a three step challenge involving the identification of various fish, bugs, and other critters; the set up and installation of pitfall traps; and the correct method of plant specimen mounting and labelling.

To register for the Sunraysia Institute VET Industry Taster Day, please CLICK HERE

 

 

 

VET Industry Taster #3
Friday October 20

Location: 460 Ballarat Road, Sunshine VIC

Victoria Polytechnic builds on Victoria University's proud 100 year history of excellence in the delivery of vocational education, providing you with tailored, work-based and flexible courses.

Only 51 Places Still Available!

VET Industry Taster Program Highlights

The future is NAO - program a humanoid robot
A hands on workshop working with NAO, the humanoid robot, in no time you will have NAO talking and moving!

Design to Manufacturing - Cabinet Vision Solid Ultimate Software
Use the software to create a kitchen design and fully automate and integrate it through the manufacturing process

Experience the World of Virtual Reality 
Save a a life in the ER, fly through body systems and enter the world of building construction, all through VR glasses!

From Sketch to 3D Printer 
In this creative session, you'll use SketchUp Pro, a 3D modelling program and drawing application used in industries such as architecture, interior design, engineering, film and video game design. See sketches come to life through 3D printing.

To register for the Victoria Polytechnic VET Industry Taster Day, please CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

VET Industry Taster #4
Thursday November 2

Location: 87 McKoy Street, West Wodonga VIC

Wodonga TAFE offers more than just courses - we prepare you for work and for a successsful career. Teachers and trainers at Wondonga Institute of TAFE have direct industry experience and maintain close links with industry, so they understand the skills and capabilities that employes really want!

FULLY BOOKED

VET Industry Taster Program Highlights

The growth industries students will have the opportunity to experience at Wodonga TAFE are:

Medical Technology and Pharmaceuticals

Health and Community
Participate in health-related activities and gain a practical sense of of what working in this sector might be like.

Transport and Defence Technology

Transport, Warehousing and Technology
Opportunities within the growing networks of transport, warehousing and logistics are never ending. Gain some practical experience in this fast growing sector.

New Energy Technology

Engineering and Motorsports
Skilled tradespeople in this area are in high demand. Test yourself during a pneumatics activity and try out the plasma cutter to see what it can produce.

 Food and Fibre

Agriculture and Horticulture
Real world experience and hands on training inform studies in this area. Spend time experiencing some of the extensive agriculture and horticulture facilities on site.

To register for the Wondonga TAFE VET Industry Taster Day, please CLICK HERE

 

 

 

VET Industry Taster #5
Friday November 3

Location: 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne CBD

At William Angliss Institute we give our students the opportunity to learn in the best facilities anywhere in the world in culinary, hospitality, tourism and event management training. We know that to be successful in these industries you need a balance of expert knowledge and hands-on experience. Our first-class facilities and expert teaching will provide you with the confidence and experience to be a leader in your chosen field, opening doors to employment opportunities globally.

FULLY BOOKED

VET Industry Taster Program Highlights

A Taste of Food Systems
Explore the food system from paddock to plate. from fermentation to free-range beef, learn how small-scale alternatives to industrial food and agriculture might be more sustainable AND more delicious!

Food Science and Technology
Come along and see, smell and taste the science behind the food you eat every day. Learn how science can make food healthier, safer and more delicious for customers.

Hospitality: Mocktail Creations
Create your own mocktail that tastes great and is Instagram worthy. Create an appetising and appealing beverage from a range of unique ingredients

Baking: The science of Bread Dough
Why is some bread hard and cripsy and others soft and fluffy? Learn the fundamentals fo baking bread and the chemical reactions involved to create types of bread

To register for the William Angliss Institute VET Industry Taster Day, please CLICK HERE

 

 

 

VET Industry Taster #6
Friday November 24

Location: 152 - 200 Fryers Street, Shepparton VIC

Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE  is the largest training provider in the Goulburn North East Region of Victoria with more than 16,000 students enrolled annually. We have major campuses in Shepparton, Wangaratta, Benalla and Seymour and specialised campuses in Warragul, Leongatha, Werribee and Terang.
We offer training for Certificate and Diploma courses, short courses, pre apprenticeships, traineeships, apprentices and specialised industry training.

FULLY BOOKED

VET Industry Taster Program Highlights

The growth industries supported by GOTAFE include Construction Technology and Medical Technology and Pharmaceuticals

Construction Technology
Students will have the opportunity to participate in activities in one or more of the following areas: Buidling and Construction, Engineering, Electrical, Plumbing and Gasfitting

Medical Technology and Pharmaceuticals
Students will have the opportunity to participate in activities in one or more of the following areas: Nursing, Allied Health, Dental Assisting, Pathology Collection

To register for the GOTAFE VET Industry Taster Day, please CLICK HERE