Vocational Education and Training (VET)

​Vocational education and training (VET) is "education and training for work". It enables students to gain qualifications for different industry areas and specific skills to help them in the workplace. VET courses are accredited through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

St Teresa’s Catholic College is a Registered Training Organisation ( RTO 31297 ) and senior students are able to select from qualifications on the College scope of registration and from a variety offered by other registered training providers. Delivery mode may be face-to-face, online, off campus, or a combination of these. Details of these courses can be found in the Senior Phase Learning Handbook or the Year 10 Course Handbook, made available to students during the SET Planning process / Year 10 subject selection process, or to students when enrolling at the College, or by visiting the websites of our partner organisations.

VET courses contribute credit toward the Queensland Certificate of Education and provide a pathway to further training. Completed AQF Certificates III, IV and Diploma may be allocated a QTAC selection rank for tertiary entry purposes.

VET qualifications delivered for 2017 at St Teresa’s Catholic College *



Certificate III in Business

Binnacle Training - RTO 31319

CPC10111Certificate I in ConstructionBlue Dog Training Pty Ltd - RTO 31193
ICT20115Certificate II in Information Digital Media and TechnologySt Teresa's Catholic College - RTO 31297
ICT30115Certificate III in Information Digital Media and TechnologySt Teresa's Catholic College - RTO 31297
SIS30315Certificate III in FitnessBinnacle Training - RTO 31319
SIT20213Certificate II in HospitalitySmartskill Pty Ltd - RTO 5710
SIT30112Certificate III in TourismSmartskill Pty Ltd - RTO 5710
SIS20513Certificate II in Sport CoachingCollege of Sports and Fitness - RTO 91345
SIS30713Certificate III in Sport CoachingCollege of Sports and Fitness - RTO 91345
39292QLDCertificate IV in Justice StudiesUnity College - RTO 32123
CUA40915Certificate IV in Music IndustryQueensland College of Music - RTO 40821

*Program viability is subject to enrolment numbers. The College reserves the right to withdraw a program from offer.

Accurate at time of publication (26/3/17) but subject to change.

TAFE Queensland East Coast, RTO 0418, offers a number of VET programs for school students in 2017. Details of these will be available on the TAFE at school page of the organisation’s website.

2017_VET Student Handbook_V2.pdf2017_VET Student Handbook_V2

St Teresa’s Catholic College RTO Complaints and Appeals Policy and Procedure


For further information regarding VET programs, contact:  Rose Calland, Pathways / VET Coordinator - 5474 0022



School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SATs)


As a school-based apprentice or trainee, students can work for an employer, and get paid, train toward a nationally recognized qualification and complete their senior secondary school studies.

  • School-based apprenticeships and traineeships:
  • are mainly designed for Year 11 and 12 students,
  • help students transition from school to work,
  • provide students with opportunities to develop skills and knowledge relating to actual employment situations
  • allow students to start, and in some cases, complete a vocational qualification while still at school
  • improve students post-schooling employment and training opportunities and pathways

For further information and assistance regarding School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships, contact:


Aimee Peacock, Work Transition Mentor Meegan Ford, Pathways Assistant

5474 0022 5474 0022

Aimee.Peacock@bne.catholic.edu.au mjford@bne.catholic.edu.au