The Senior School at Portland Secondary College consists of students in Years 11 and 12 and is lead by the Senior Sub-School Assistant Principal, the Year 12 Level Leader and the Year 11 Leader. Students can undertake the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) and can also access Vocational Education and Training subjects (VET).
The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) provides diverse pathways to further study or training at university or TAFE and to employment.
Each VCE study is designed to be a 2-year program, with Units 1 and 2 at a Year 11 standard and Units 3 and 4 at a Year 12 standard. Each VCE unit involves 50 hours of scheduled classroom instruction and 50 hours of self-directed learning for students.