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Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Whether you're starting out, switching career, or moving up in your field, there are many ways to challenge yourself and learn new skills. VET can help you explore your future career options through focused, hands-on course options.

Browse VET study areas

Studying with CDU VET will give you the opportunity to develop industry-standard skills in your chosen area of study.

Choose from more than 140 Certificate I-IV and Diploma qualifications.

Once you have completed a national VET qualification at Certificate IV or above, you will meet the minimum entry requirements to most undergraduate courses at CDU.

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Apprenticeships and traineeships

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Get started with an apprenticeship or traineeship at CDU. Earn a wage, gain industry experience and work towards a nationally-recognised qualification.

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VET for Secondary Students

The VET for Secondary Students program helps you to get started with a VET course while you're still in school.


If you're still in school, CDU VET has some great options to get you started in your career. You'll have the opportunity to learn industry skills while you finish high school.

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