What is VET?

Vocational Education Training (VET) courses offer real-life practical learning opportunities both at school and in the workplace, following pathways that lead to nationally recognised Certificate qualifications. Completion of a VET course is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in workplaces while still at school and studying for your HSC.

VET students develop employability skills in the familiar school campus environment allowing you to stay engaged with the school, your peers and the community.

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Lets talk VET?

The Avondale School Trade Training Centre is an 800m2 well-equipped facility offering smart HSC pathways for senior students and more choice in your final school years.

Avondale School offers a training environment that is equipped with up-to-date industry tools and equipment so students are exposed to the commercial environments through all training provided. This allows our students to have training with current equipment so they can make the most of their work place experience and contribute effectively to their chosen field of employment. Students are exposed from day one to industry equipment, making them more effective potential employees.

Vocational Education and Training Courses available at the Avondale School Trade Training Centre include:


Available Courses



Training provided in partnership with RTO: MTANSW

Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

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Certificate II in Construction Pathways

Statement of Attainment towards Certificate III in Carpentry

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2017 delivery

SIT20312 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

SIT31013 Statement of Attainment Certificate III in Catering Operations

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