Mortlake P-12 College offers a large range of VCE and VET (Vocational options) subjects and highly successful VCAL program. The VCE subject offerings include:

  • Health & Human Development
  • Physical Education
  • Food Technology
  • Psychology
  • Chemistry
  • Legal Studies
  • English (including EAL)
  • History
  • General & Further Mathematics
  • Design & Technology
  • Art
  • Physics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Biology
  • Drama/Theatre Studies


The school consistently achieves above the VCE State Average in all VCE subject areas.



VET (Vocational Education & Training)


Students are able to access a large range of VET subjects via the Corangamite Trade Training Cluster and South West TAFE. Some of these VET subject offerings include:

  • Dual Certificate Retail Cosmetic & Salon Assistant
  • Certificate II Building & Construction
  • Certificate II Automotive Vocational Preparation
  • Certificate II Electrotechnology Studies (Prevocational Course)
  • Certificate III Business
  • Certificate II Community Services Work
  • Certificate II Hospitality (1st year only)
  • Certificate II Engineering Studies (VCE VET), (1st & 2nd year)
  • Certificate III in Music Industry 




The school offers the Foundation, Intermediate and the Senior VCAL Certificates.


VCAL is an alternative program to VCE. It is a hands-on course for students who want to get out of the classroom and into practical projects. The aim of VCAL is to make students job-ready.


VCAL students attend school three days per week. On the other two days, they are at TAFE, in the workplace or completing a school-based apprenticeship.