The goal of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) program at Aquinas College is to provide opportunities for students to develop the practical and interpersonal skills required to successfully make the transition from school to work and further education.
Aquinas College offers several courses that are nationally accredited by either the school or in partnership with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO) through an approved Third-Party Arrangement.
The VET student handbook can be accessed
here: 2024 VET Student Handbook.pdf
This handbook contains procedural information relating to:
The project assists the transition of young students from school to work whist completing their QCE. Key activities of the project include:
Aquinas College offers students in Years 10, 11 and 12 the opportunity to complete a Queensland TAFE qualification whilst still in school. Students can choose from a variety of certificate I to Certificate III courses.
For more information click on the following link: TAFE School Program
Aquinas College also offers students the opportunity in Years 10, 11 and 12 to undertake:
School-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SATs) are for students in Years 10,11 & 12 who want to get a head start on their chosen career pathway. SATs allow students to combine school and training with working in a real job. The Queensland Government provide public funding under the User Choice program for the delivery of training by an RTO to eligible apprentices and trainees without cost to the user.
For information on traineeships, apprenticeships and all things VET, visit #VET@AQ on Instagram or by scanning the QR code.
Steven Fox – Program Leader VET and Careers firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Jenkins – Industry Liaison Officer email@example.com