VET in Schools

Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) is for senior school students wanting to begin a trade career while still in high school.

Gain practical experience, increase your employment prospects and get ahead of the crowd – all before graduation.

Plus as a VETiS student, you can earn points towards your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and, upon completion, you’ll walk away with a Nationally Recognised Qualification, ready to dive into a job as an apprentice.

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Why Australian Trade Training College?

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) we work with schools across South East Queensland and deliver high-quality, face-to-face training to students like you.

What can you and your school expect?

  • Industry-standard skills and knowledge training
  • A dedicated and qualified Trainer and Assessor, with current industry experience
  • A high-quality online learning platform to complete theory
  • In-person training either at your school or at one of our campuses
  • Industry-standard tools and equipment
  • Checking ‌attendance and progression
  • Supply of student progression reports at the request of your school

If you’re a student, parent or guardian — you must consult with your VET school coordinator to discuss course options to meet all school and timetable commitments.

For more information on our college and how it can work for you, check out our VETiS Student Handbook.

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VETiS Funding and Eligibility​

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You may be able to receive Government funding through the VETiS program.

Eligible students can enrol and have their qualification funded through the VET Investment budget offered by the Queensland Government.

To meet eligibility requirements, you must be:

  • Over 15 years of age
  • In year 10, 11 or 12 at a Queensland school
  • An Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant) or hold temporary resident status with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency
  • A permanent Queensland resident
  • Not enrolled in or previously completed another qualification funded by VETiS through the VET Investment program

A list of visa sub-classes for use as a reference for eligibility is available for download.

Your school must provide us with a supportive letter outlining your eligibility to receive VETiS funding. Our team can provide assistance with this.

For more information, visit the Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training website.

If you’re not eligible, you can still enrol and self-fund!

Our range of trades on offer:

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Electrotechnology
  • Engineering
  • Plumbing

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Choose your industry

Construction, Carpentry & Joinery

Receive a nationally recognised qualification in the building and construction industry.

From carpentry and plumbing, to roofing and any field under general construction, you will learn all the right skills to work onsite with success competently and safely.

Leading to a variety of career opportunities and the potential to run your own business, this course suits those who work with their hands and enjoy solving problems.

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Automotive qualifications offer you hands-on skills and training in an evolving a growing yet changing industry both in Australia and overseas.

Learning about troubleshooting/ diagnosing processes when inspecting and testing electrical, mechanical systems, engines and their drive systems, carrying out service operations on both petrol and diesel vehicles/ machinery and other core skills that can lead to working on light and heavy vehicles, being a spare parts interpreter or an auto-electrician.

Pursue a career in the automotive industry if you’re interested in cars, trucks, agricultural equipment, possess good work technical skills, and work well with your hands!

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Electrotechnology includes the design, maintenance, installation and repair for all electrical and electronic equipment.

The technology stretches across many sectors including mining, manufacturing, ICT and communications, construction, renewables, domestic and commercial refrigeration and air-conditioning.

The Electrical Services industry (a subsector within Electrotechnology) involves electrical wiring or fittings in buildings and other construction projects, and repair and maintenance of existing electrical equipment and fixtures.

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Become qualified in an engineering trade specialising in a mechanical or fabrication career.

You will gain practical and technical skills required for a manufacturing function, creating potential career opportunities across the resources and mining industries.

Strong teamwork skills, coordination and problem-solving skills will help you succeed in this trade.

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As a key occupation, plumbing is one of the top three occupations in the construction industry with both general and specialised plumbers in demand.

Plumbers perform a full range of plumbing services from skills in installing pipe work, testing and maintaining pipes, fixtures, gas regulators, installing pumps, gas appliances, water tanks, water heaters and water heating systems.

Plumbers with different specialisations are areas of particularly high demand.

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Hospitality and Cookery

Hospitality and Cookery qualifications align learners to the standards expected in the environment of restaurants, hotels, clubs and accommodation.

Learners will gain the knowledge and practical skills to ensure smooth running of establishments that can include catering operations, kitchen operations, and commercial cookery.

These qualifications are perfect if you have a passion for hospitality, cookery, being customer-focused, and demonstrating professionalism.

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Business and WHS

Business qualifications provide you the right skills to play a critical role in the operations of an organisation.

Learn and sharpen your abilities to complete the day-to-days steps across financial tasks, office technology tasks, IT tasks and formal writing tasks.

With diverse opportunities across schools, government and other service providers, this is an ideal qualification if you communicate well and follow instructions methodically – or even if you are looking to build your current skills in a management capacity.

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Our qualification in cabinet making will help you excel in this specialist industry.

Gain training in a defined range of skilled operations that will get you working competently in an installation, renovation and production capacity.

By honing your skills, you will have a solid foundation to work in a range of commercial and private sectors.

Want to know more?

If you’d like more information about any of the courses at Australian Trade Training College,
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