Vocational Education and Training (VET)

St Anthony’s Catholic College is committed to providing a breadth of opportunities and programs for senior school students.

The College provides opportunities for all students that will challenge and support them in setting and attaining realistic academic goals and remain committed to excellence throughout their education/schooling. Guidance is also provided to students in selecting pathways to attain skills and qualifications for a successful transition to post school life.

The Vocational Education and Training Department seeks to ensure that there is a range of high quality vocational study options for students to participate in.

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Vocational Education and Training (VET) is learning that directly relates to getting a job. VET also plays a significant role in senior school studies. School-based training allows senior students to study a recognised qualification while at school which can count towards their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and/or Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).

St Anthony’s Catholic College is committed to providing a breadth of opportunities and programs for senior school students. The VET Department seeks to ensure that there is a range of high quality vocational study options for students to participate in.

Benefits of VET

Participating in VET can provide students with:

  • a 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

VET Courses at St Anthony's Catholic College

St Anthony’s Catholic College offers a variety of Certificate II and Certificate III courses to Year 11 and 12 students. These are as follows:

  • Certificate II in Hospitality (via Townsville Catholic Education RTO)
  • Certificate II in Engineering Pathways (via Blue Dog Training)
  • Certificate II in Sport and Recreation / Certificate III in Fitness (via Binnacle Training)
  • Certificate III in Business (via Binnacle Training)
  • Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot) (via Skills Generation)
  • Certificate III/IV in Christian Ministry and Theology (via Institute of Faith Education)

External VET Courses

Townsville Catholic Education (TCE)

  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)
  • Certificate III in School-Based Education Support
  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

TAFE (Pimlico)

  • Certificate II in Cookery
  • Certificate II in Salon Assistant
  • Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics
  • Certificate II in Health Support Services
  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

TAFE (Townsville Trade Training Centre, Bohle)

  • Certificate I in Construction
  • Certificate II in Plumbing Services
  • Certificate II in Engineering Pathways
  • Certificate II in Autonomous Technologies
  • Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways
  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)
  • Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation
  • Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology

Townsville Creative Technologies College (TCTC

  • Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts
  • Certificate II in Music – Sound Production
  • Certificate II in Creative Industries – Animation
  • Certificate III in Visual Art – Photography
  • Certificate III in Music – Sound Production
  • Certificate III in Screen and Media – Animation
  • Certificate III in Screen and Media – Film and Television
  • Certificate III in Information Technology – Game Programming

School-Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SATs)

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, electrotechnology, building and construction, allied health and many more

More Information

For more information regarding VET courses, school-based apprenticeships or school-based traineeships, please access the FAQ document HERE.

Contact Details

For all VET queries, please contact the VET Coordinator, Mr Chris Kyle, at ckyle2@sacc.catholic.edu.au

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AddressA

Veales Road, Deeragun
QLD 4818

Joanne Street, Deeragun
QLD 4818

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PO Box 143
Deeragun, Qld 4818

PO Box 143
Deeragun, Qld 4818

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07 4751 7200

07 4751 7300

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