Southern Cross Catholic College offers an excellent Vocational Education Program which provides pathways for students into the world of work and further study which can lead to University entry for a lot of courses.
Southern Cross Catholic College is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation – National Provider Number 30487. The Vocational Education and Training VET program at Southern Cross Catholic College provides students in Years 10, 11 and 12 the opportunity to:
Vocational Education Certificate Courses Offered at Southern Cross Catholic College include:
All of the above certificate courses earn points towards the student’s Queensland Certificate of Education.
VET in Schools Program
In Years 11 and 12 students can undertake a VET pathway which might include VET in Schools, VET subjects taught at the school or school-based traineeships and apprenticeships.
Southern Cross Catholic College offers short courses in:
Industry Placement is offered in conjunction with the Certificate I in the Skills for Vocational Pathways, as it enables students to acquire employability skills and knowledge in an industry setting. The students attend the workplace during the normal hours of operation and work alongside the other employees. Students are able to gain a wealth of knowledge in a variety of fields which assists them in making informed career choices. Contact with employers can also lead to part time employment and future job prospects, including Traineeships and Apprenticeships.
School Based Traineeships and Apprenticeships
School Based Traineeships and Apprenticeships provide a pathway for students who have already made a career choice, or who have developed an interest in a particular industry. These students will have a head start in their working life and the advantage of a smooth transition to the next stage of their education, training and employment.
All Southern Cross Catholic College students can apply for a school-based traineeship or apprenticeship following the SET Plan Meeting process which takes place in the second half of Year 10. Vacancies are advertised in the daily bulletin for students as well as on the Careers Noticeboard, students can also find their own traineeships or apprenticeships. Students can complete or partially complete their school-based traineeships or apprenticeships whilst still at school and their qualifications are nationally recognised. Completed certificates contribute points towards a student’s Queensland Certificate of Education.
Vocational Student awards feature heavily in the school’s Night of Excellence Awards, including awards for the Vocational Student of the Year and school-based Trainee or Apprentice of the Year.
Students who demonstrate a commitment to the Southern Cross Catholic College Vocational Education program will graduate with a head start in their working life, and can look forward to a smooth transition to the next stage of their education, training and employment.
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RTO National Provider No. 30487
The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane t/a
SOUTHERN CROSS CATHOLIC COLLEGE
307 Scarborough Road Scarborough QLD 4020
P 07 3480 3600 | F 07 3480 3666 | E firstname.lastname@example.org
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