NCAT is renowned for its highly successful specialist and general applied learning programs which provide real pathways into further study, apprenticeships and employment for young people. For Year 11 and 12 students who have developed a definite passion for a future career, the College delivers highly specialised integrated VCE VM programs across the Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Trades and Technologies. Core subjects such as Literacy, Numeracy, Personal Development Skills and Work Related Skills, are refined to suit the employment needs of the student’s VET specialisations. Invaluable industry experience through Structured Work Placements and local community projects complements this unique approach to learning. The college also runs a General VCE VM. Practical skills are applied in real life settings, community activities, Structured Work Placements or schools-based apprenticeships within a chosen vocational field.