Vocational Education and Training (VET) Opportunities

  • Non-University Pathway

EXTERNAL VET OFFERINGS FOR 2018

The following VET programs are available to students on a GENERAL pathway in 2018.
Both North Metro TAFE and South Metro TAFE offer a wide range of courses with entry to all courses being highly competitive.
These Training Providers will not accept hard copy applications, therefore please read the instruction notes prior to applying on line.

Note:  Students can not apply for any courses that are offered as a Thursday, Friday program (2 days per week) as this does not fit with the College timetable.

NORTH METRO TAFE:  Preparation instructions
                                         Program handbook and application on line:        http://www.northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/courses/study-types/vet-in-schools

SOUTH METRO TAFE:  Preparation instructions
                                         Programs and application on line:                       http://www.southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/vetis

MOTOR TRAINING ASSOCIATION (Automotive Institute of Technology)

This is a Pre-Apprenticeship in School program, with the Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Servicing (AUR20516) being delivered over 2 years at the Balcatta Campus of MTA.
Students attend the MTA Campus for one day per week and complete a Wednesday Automotive work placement for one day per week, with the remaining 3 days attending their MSC program.
Program information
Application form
PLEASE NOTE:  There is a section on this form that must be completed by your son/daughters’ Year Coordinator or VET Coordinator and included with the application must be a copy of the their Semester 1 report.
                            The application form needs to be returned to Tracey Loughnan at Mindarie Senior College by SEPTEMBER 1ST 2017.

MPA SKILLS

This is a Pre-Apprenticeship in School program with Certificate II in Plumbing or Certificate II in Building & Construction (Pathway –Trades) Painting.
This program is subject to funding being received by MPA, applications are encourage and confirmation of the program will occur later in the year.
Students attend the MPA Campus for one day per week and complete a Wednesday Plumbing or Painting work  placement for one day per week, with the remaining 3 days attending their MSC program.
Plumbing application form
Painting application form
PLEASE NOTE:  The application form, birth certificate, cover letter, resume & copy of the Semester 1 report needs to be returned to Tracey Loughnan at Mindarie Senior College by SEPTEMBER 1st 2017.

ERTECH CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY

This qualification is a pathway into Civil Construction (Certificate II in Civil Construction).  This is a one day per week program is at the Ertech Construction Academy in West Swan.
This opportunity blends classroom instruction with practical projects on the work site.  At the conclusion of this course many graduates have been employed by Ertech & others have managed to secure career opportunities with related businesses.
Bus transport is provided to and from the Academy from Guildford Train Station – so any student in the metro area who can get a train to Guildford would be able to attend.
This is a FEE PAYING course and is costed at $2500.
Program information
Application form
PLEASE NOTE:  The application forms needs to be returned to Tracey Loughnan at Mindarie Senior College by SEPTEMBER 1ST 2017.

COLLEGE OF ELECTRICAL TRAINING (CET)

This is a Pre-Apprenticeship in School program, with the Certificate II in Electrotechnology being delivered over 1 year at CET’s  Joondalup campus.
Students attend the CET’s Joondalup Campus for one day per week and complete an Electrical work placement during holiday/exam periods.  The remaining 3 days are completing their MSC program.
To be considered students must set up an account and register to complete the ‘Readiness Assessment’ test.  Download the attached information sheet for further instructions.
Program information
Please email Tracey Loughnan to inform her that you have registered to sit this test.  Tracey.loughnan@education.wa.edu.au

 

Mindarie Senior College offers seven internal VET courses with only 2 commencing in Year 11

•    Certificate II in Media
This course is offered to students under the auspice of North Metropolitan TAFE (RTO 52786)
•    Certificate III in Visual Arts
This course is offered to students under the auspice of North Metropolitan TAFE (RTO 52786)

School Based Traineeships (SBTs)

A school-based traineeship is approximately an 18 month commitment.  Once the contracts are signed, students are employees and are paid a training wage for the on-the-job component of their traineeship.  
Successful candidates complete a Certificate II in their industry area, which will count towards secondary graduation and therefore allows a reduction in the number of courses the student studies at MSC.
School-based traineeship opportunities are advertised as they arise.  SBT’s involve employers and are managed by industry representatives and the College. Students usually undergo a trial period with an employer and, if successful, may commence a traineeship.  
Mindarie Senior College staff will assist and support any student who arranges to commence a school-based traineeship with an employer.  Not all industry areas have school-based traineeships.  Further information is available at www.trainingwa.wa.gov.au

School Based Apprenticeships

A school based apprentice can commence in Year 11 or Year 12, and starts an apprenticeship whilst still at school.  The student will develop skills and get paid whilst getting ready for a career in the workforce, as well as working towards WACE and an industry recognised qualification.

Students would generally work for two days per week for one semester and then work for one day and attend a Training Provider course for one day in the second semester.  Further information is available at www.trainingwa.wa.gov.au

Mindarie Senior College staff will assist and support any student who arranges to commence a school-based apprenticeship with an employer.  Not all industry areas have school-based apprenticeships.

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