Vocational Education & Training
Students in Years 11 and 12 can choose to pursue vocational education and training, an option which is currently taken up by about 30 per cent of the enrolment. The diverse range of available courses allows students to earn credits within the SACE. They also lead to apprenticeships and employment in the trades and sectors such as business, health, hospitality and retail. Download further information, including current subject offerings here.
Certificate III in Aquatics
This Certificate III level course is appropriate for students interested in work as a swimming coach or lifeguard. Students complete their training outside of school hours at the STARplex pool complex which enables students to combine their academic school program with vocational study. For further details, please contact Claire Goble on 8523 8703.
Certificate III in Fitness
Students can complete a VET Certificate III in Fitness as part of school studies. This course is offered after school at STARplex one day per week to avoid impact on the academic program. Students are provided with the opportunity to gain an industry and nationally recognised qualification which leads to further study or employment in fitness or personal training. For further details, please contact Claire Goble on 8523 8703.
Certificate III in Hospitality
This vocational course suits students looking for part time employment or a future career in the hospitality or tourism industry. Students can elect to study outside of school hours. For further details, please contact Claire Goble on 8523 8703.
Rural Studies Program
The Trinity College Rural Studies Centre encompasses an area of about 30 hectares and produces many commodities representative of local enterprises. The Centre produces hay, grain, grapes, award-winning wines, fruit and vegetables alongside the animal husbandry operation which focuses on sheep, goats, cattle, pigs and poultry. Students are exposed to the operation of these enterprises along with much of the underpinning theory and financial education. Students have the opportunity to achieve vocational competencies in horticulture, rural operations or agriculture through Stage 1 of SACE or through on-farm school traineeships. For further details, please contact Claire Goble on 8523 8703.
Trinity Trade Centre
The Trinity Trade Centre (TTC) offers Certificate II Engineering which aims to prepare students for entry into the metal trades. The Trade Centre boasts state of the art technology with metal fabrication machinery and welding bays equipped to deliver quality industry training in metal engineering. For further details, please contact Claire Goble on 8523 8703