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Vocational and Educational Training (VET)

Trinity Catholic College Offers a range of Vocational and Educational Training (VET) courses. These courses provide valuable training and education for students considering entering these professions.

Business Services

This course provides students with the opportunity to obtain national vocational qualifications for employment in the business services industry. Students will be able to gain skills in office administration, business communication, safe and environmentally sustainable work practices and the use of technology in an office environment. Skills gained in this industry transfer to other industries. Occupations in the business services industry include sales clerk/officer, secretary/personal assistant, receptionist, payroll clerk/officer and office manager/owner of a small business.

Hospitality

This course provides students with the opportunity to obtain national vocational qualifications for employment in the hospitality industry. Students will be able to develop generic hospitality skills in customer service, communication, environmentally sustainable work practices, hygiene and safety as well as basic skills in commercial cookery. Occupations in the hospitality industry include hotel receptionist, housekeeper, hotel manager, waiter, bar attendant, kitchen hand, cook and restaurant manager/owner.

Metal and Engineering

This course provides students with the opportunity to obtain national vocational qualifications for employment in the manufacturing, engineering and related industries. Student will be able to gain skills in safe work practices, routine work activities, working with others, quality procedures and systems, the use of hand and power tools, technical drawing and engineering measurement. Occupations in the manufacturing, engineering and related industries include fitter, toolmaker, engineering draftsperson, boat builder/repairer and mechanical, production or marine engineer.

Retail Services

This course provides students with the opportunity to obtain national vocational qualifications for employment in the retail services industry. This course is designed to enable students to acquire a range of technical, practical, personal and organizational skills valued both within and beyond the workplace. They will also acquire knowledge and skills related to work, employment and further training within the retail and/or wholesale industries. Through the study of this subject students will gain experiences that can be applied to a range of contexts, including work, study and leisure and that will assist them to make informed career choices.

Fitness

The Sport, Fitness and Recreation VET Content Endorsed Course is designed to enable students to develop a range of technical, vocational and interpersonal competencies valued both within and beyond the workplace. They will also acquire knowledge and skills related to work and further education within the sport, fitness and recreation industry. This course suits students who are interested in a career in personal training or as an exercise instructor in locations such as gyms, fitness facilities, pools, community facilitated outdoor environments.