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Vocational Educational and Training

Vocational education and training is learning which is directly related to work. Courses are developed by industry to give people the knowledge and skills they need to work in a particular job.

Students can undertake vocational education and training at school:

  • as part of their school studies
  • as a school-based apprentice or trainee.

Courses offered at St Clare’s

Construction Hospitality Sport Coaching

Other courses can be studied through TAFE TVET program

School-based apprenticeships and traineeships

School-based apprenticeships and traineeships allow high school students in years 11 and 12 to work with an employer as paid employees, while studying for their HSC. The benefits of undertaking a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship include:

  • receiving both an education and a job
  • being a step ahead of the competition for jobs
  • learning the latest knowledge and skills
  • getting paid while they learn
  • working towards achieving a nationally recognised qualification
  • gaining hands-on experience in a real job
  • gaining the skills and experience to help them go on to tertiary study
  • experiencing a great way to move from school to work