VCE Program

Harvester Technical College is a state government school, under the umbrella of Sunshine College, which specialises in offering a uniquely designed high scoring VCE program to be undertaken through applied project based learning.

Delivered through our state of the art Trade Training Centre and adjacent applied VCE facility, the College offers a highly specialised boutique program for VCE students aiming for tertiary pathways in Technology, Engineering including Science and Mathematics.

The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)

The Harvester Technical College a customised Model of Delivery. In response to increasing demand, the College has developed a two year program based on the structure below:

Program Structure

Year 11 Units 1 & 2 Year 12 Units 3 & 4 ATAR Range
English English 30.0 – 40.0
Physics Physics 30.0 – 40.0
Further Maths Further Maths 30.0 – 40.0
Product Design and Technology Product Design and Technology 30.0 – 45.0
Systems Engineering Systems Engineering 30.0 – 45.0
1 x Scored VET Certificate- Engineering or Electro-technology 1 x Scored VET Certificate Engineering or Electro-technology 30.0 – 45.0
Final ATAR Range 62.7 – 94.4

Unique features of the Applied Learning VCE in  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

  • Is capable of generating a high ATAR score
  • Is designed to maximise use of project based applied learning methods of learning.
  • Is completely compliant with all VCE requirements offered by mainstream schools.
  • Ensures, on successful completion, pathways in apprenticeships, tertiary programs in Engineering, Electrotechnology as well as related courses in applied Sciences and Mathematics.