Trades Transition

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: P. Neal

Recommended Prior Learning

None, but all applicants must be prepared to undertake an interview where their suitability for this programme is assessed.         

This pathway course is for students who are keen to transition from school this year and work in a trade. Such as building, engineering, automotive, electrical, plumbing etc. The focus of this course is trades skills and teamwork so students are work ready. The class will have two or three large group projects such as erecting a fence, building a trailer and concreting. They will undertake worksite safety and first aid certificates as well as an Ara welding course, they will also be required to go out on work experience.

To be eligible for this class, at least one, ideally two other technology courses from the list below must be selected:

  • 12 MTM
  • 12 MTW
  • 12 DES
  • 12 AUT 
  • 12 MTB