The College’s Pre-Apprenticeships & Trades Program is integrated within an Intermediate or Senior VCAL qualification, which embeds the literacy and numeracy skills required for a student’s chosen industry specialisation. Structured Work Placements with industry are secured for one day per week, giving NCAT graduates a real edge in the workforce. Students also gain an OH&S White Card and a Level 1 First Aid Certificate on graduation.
The program provides year 11 and 12 students with proven pathways into a broad range of trades, through hands-on experience and a unique package of qualifications that employers will appreciate. Students elect one of four streams;
Plumbing & Engineering,
Electrical & Engineering,
Auto & Engineering,
Building Construction & Furnishing.
Students gain two Certificate II qualifications based on their chosen specialisation.
This provides students with exposure to a broad range of skills to enable an informed decision regarding their preferred industry specialisation.