CCA is pleased to welcome the VET Development Centre (VDC) as a CCA Sydney Conference supporter. The VDC specialises in providing continuing professional learning for the VET workforce as well as strategic support services for all VET providers in Australia, not just in Victoria. The VDC has a diverse range of VET professional development with a particular focus on trainers and educators, and offers customised training consultancy for training providers. For further information, visit their website or email them – or better yet, register for the Sydney conference and meet them in person, a great opportunity if you do not live or work in Melbourne.
The VDC 2022 Professional Learning Program provides an extensive range of professional development opportunities for the VET workforce focused on assessment essentials, industry engagement, leadership & management, mapping & validation, quality, compliance & auditing and teaching & learning strategies. Professional development sessions include highly engaging and interactive in-person workshops and webinars as well as a range of thought leadership seminars and the annual VDC Teaching and Learning Conference.
Customised Solutions: VDC can design a Professional Development Program (PDP) that meets an organisation’s workforce development needs. Customised programs can be delivered in-house for all VET providers. VDC’s experienced consultants will work with you to design a program that identifies your organisation’s workforce development needs and is delivered at a time and place that is convenient to your organisation.
VDC News is a popular fortnightly e-newsletter that provides a snapshot of the latest policy and events relevant to the VET workforce as well as updates of VDC activities and opportunities. (CCA attests to the newsletter being one of the best in Australia.)
The Victorian Skills Authority (VSA) funds the VDC to provide free professional learning to Victorian teachers (trainers and assessors) and other at Skills First providers and ACFE Learn Local providers to support quality practices. See the website for current funded PD programs.
Facility Hire: VDC is situated at the corner of Collins and Queen Streets and boasts an abundance of light and spectacular views of Melbourne city. In 2022, its multifaceted spaces were upgraded with Zoom rooms revolutionary video conferencing technology providing a full collaborative experience for your guests whether they choose to participate in-person or virtually.
VDC Teaching and Learning Conference: The VDC has a proud 16-year tradition of providing one of Australia’s leading Teaching and Learning Conferences, this year online on 17-18 November. This year’s theme is Re-Emerging and will focus on life skills and practical strategies. The program includes professional learning workshops, presentations and panel discussion by highly regarded presenters. Visit the website or skim the image below.