Aquinas College offers Vocational Education and Training (VET) Courses for senior students. VET in the VCE program combines general VCE studies with vocational training and experience in the workplace. Schools are able to offer senior secondary students programs selected from the range of industry areas approved by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.

Aquinas offers opportunities to study some VET subjects at Aquinas both inside the timetable and on Wednesday afternoons and at other schools as part of the Mullum cluster. VET courses are designed to give students practical industry level experience in preparation for the world of work. They provide an additional skill set for students as well as an opportunity to see what particular vocations are like within a school environment.

The in-house courses currently offered are:

  • Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design Units 1-2
  • Certificate II in Building & Construction (Carpentry)
         Pre-Apprenticeship Units 1-4
  • Certificate II in Hospitality Units 1-4
  • Certificate II in Kitchen Operations Units 1-4
  • Certificate III in Music Industry - Sound Production Units 1-4
  • Certificate III in Sport & Recreation Units 1-4

Many other courses can be studied by Aquinas students at nearby schools.
For details on other VET subjects available to Aquinas students consult the Student Subject Selection Web or contact the VET coordinator. There are specific course costs for different VET courses.

If you require any further information about VET at Aquinas College, the VET office can be contacted by calling the College on (03) 9259 3000.