Vocational Education and Training (VET) refers to education and training that provides students with nationally recognised qualifications that focus on delivering skills and knowledge required for specific industries. Our Year 10, 11 and 12 students have the opportunity to complete qualifications at Certificate I, II and III level, either at school or outside of school (e.g. TAFE). VET also includes school-based apprenticeships and traineeships.
Benefits of VET
Participating in VET can provide students with:
- nationally recognised qualifications
- credit points towards the attainment of the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE)
- hands-on work experience in the industry
- work-ready knowledge and skills
- support in their transition to employment, vocational and higher education pathways
School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships
School-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SATs) combine school, training and paid employment to give students in Year 10, 11 and 12 an industry-recognised national qualification and points towards their QCE. Our students are able to complete SATs in a large variety of industry areas, including vet nursing, childcare, automotive, tourism and hospitality, engineering, beauty, hairdressing, retail, electro technology, building and construction, health and many more.
Good Shepherd Catholic College offers the following VET qualifications in regular timetabled lessons at school:
|SIT10216 Certificate I Hospitality||Good Shepherd Catholic College (RTO 31073)||2|
|SIT20316 Certificate II Hospitality||Good Shepherd Catholic College (RTO 31073)||4|
|BSB10115 Certificate I in Business||Good Shepherd Catholic College (RTO 31073)||2|
|BSB20115 Certificate II in Business||Good Shepherd Catholic College (RTO 31073)||4|
|CUA20615 Certificate II in Music Industry||Good Shepherd Catholic College (RTO 31073)||4|
|SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness||Binnacle Training (RTO 31319)||8|
Our students also have the opportunity to complete VET qualifications outside of school through our Partnership with TAFE North. Please contact Donna Cole (Vet Coordinaotor) or Fiona Coghlan (Careers Advisor) if you have any questions relating to the VET courses offered at the College our through TAFE.