Vocational Education and Training (VET)

VET courses are designed to deliver workplace-specific skills and knowledge and cover a wide range of careers and industries. VET courses for secondary students are developed by NSW Educational Standards Authority (NESA) and are based on national training packages.

VET courses allow students to gain both HSC or RoSA qualifications and a national qualification or a statement of attainment recognised throughout Australian as part of the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).  These qualifications are widely recognised by industry, employers and tertiary training providers and universities and will assist students to progress to various education and training sectors and employment.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of junior administrative positions who perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context. Individuals in these roles generally work under direct supervision.

This qualification provides a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an

Australian Apprenticeship and this Certificate II allows for inclusion of skills suited for entry 

to offsite occupations, such as joinery and shopfitting as well as carpentry, bricklaying and other occupations in general construction.  This Certificate II is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade allings in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals who work in technical

 production areas, who perform a range of skilled tasks using  discretion and judgement, and who have the ability to select, adapt and  transfer skills to different situations. This 

qualification is very flexible and designed to meet a broad range of  industry needs. It

 includes a general option to reflect the need for multi-skilling plus specialised streams for specific job outcomes (e.g. for audio,  lighting).

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various hospitality settings,  such as 

restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes  and coffee shops. Skills and knowledge will prepare the students in providing effective hospitality service to customers.  Students will have access to a start of the art commercial kitchen and café learning space.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias, coffee shops and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools. Skills and knowledge will prepare the students in providing effective hospitality service to customers. Students will have access to a state of the art commercial kitchen learning space.

Retail Services will show you how to create memorable experiences for your customers.

Through this course, you will learn how to:

  • Engage customers
  • Communicate in the workplace to support your team
  • Work effectively in a service environment
  • Organise your personal work
  • Advise on products and services
  • Identify and respond to security risks

It is the ideal starting point if you want to work with speciality retailers, supermarkets, department stores and quick service restaurants.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to be competent in delivering a basic instruction session for a sport. Work may be undertaken as part of a team and would be performed under supervision or independently in a structured environment such as a sporting club or school. Individuals wishing to undertake this qualification should be current or past participants in the respective sport specialisation chosen as part of this qualification. This qualification is accredited for the HSC and provides students with the opportunity to obtain nationally recognised vocational qualifications. This is known as dual accreditation.