Training Pathways Overview


Creating Futures Changing Lives

Our team members are:

  • Kathy Roser – Training Pathways Coordinator – 9581 0660
  • Richelle Nicholls – Workplace Learning Coordinator – 9581 0673
  • Bev Baldwin – Career Practitioner
  • Stan Phillips – Year 11 & 12 SSTP Teacher

We are located in Block A; students are encouraged to visit us during their breaks and set appointments outside of class time.

What we do
  • Work Experience Opportunities to students in Year 7 – 12
  • Students complete a Work Readiness Program.
  • Year 10 -12 students can use their paid/part time or casual employment to achieve WACE C Grades.
  • Manage nationally recognised qualifications (VET) delivered on site to YR 11 – 12 students by trained VET teachers.
  • Assist YR 10, 11 & 12 students with applications for off campus VET qualifications 1- or 2-days p/week.
  • Deliver Senior School Transition Program (SSTP) – YR 11 & 12 students combine senior school studies, off campus VET, Work placement. (3 days school & 2 off school campus). We assist students to achieve their chosen pathway or remain at School and be eligible to achieve WACE. (More information under heading SSTP)
  • Employment & job opportunities advertised to students (Connect Group)
  • Apprenticeship/School Based Traineeships Opportunities (Connect Group)
  • Career Taster Programs for students YR 9
  • Try A Trade Programs for students in Year 10, 11 & 12
  • Resume & cover letter writing.
  • Embedding careers into school curriculum
  • Excursions for students via EOI: Careers Expo /Get into Resources Expo /Construction Futures Centre and many more
  • YR 10 Course selections & counselling
  • Manage SCSA Endorsed Programs – WACE achievement opportunities
  • Assist students with other options other than school:
    Full Time Study (TAFE) or Employment & completing required documents to remove students from current school roll. (Notice of Arrangements).
  • WACE tracking with YR 11 & 12 students
Year 7 & 8

Students in Year 7 & 8 can begin exploring the world of work through structured work experience to gain:

  • An understanding of the work environment and what employers expect of their workers.
  • An opportunity to explore possible career options.
  • Increased self-understanding, maturity, independence and self -confidence
  • Increased motivation to continue study and/or undertake further training.

Students can participate in work experience 1 day per week through our work Readiness Program.

Year 9

In addition to work experience, students in year 9 can participate in Career Taster Programs delivered by Registered Training Organisations. EOI for these programs are advertised at Year 9 assemblies and emailed home directly to parents.

Years 10, 11 & 12

When Students in Year 10,11 & 12 are exploring the world of work, they can also be accruing WA Certificate of Education (WACE) points. For every 55 hours in the workplace (paid or unpaid) students can earn the 1 WACE point up to a maximum of 4 = 220 hours.

Students can participate in Try A Trade Programs delivered by Registered Training Organisations. EOI for these programs are advertised at assemblies and emailed home directly to parents

VETDSS – Vocational Education and Training Delivered to Secondary Students.

See Off Campus Heading for more information.

Year 11 & 12

VET Qualification delivery

See Off & On Campus heading for more information.


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