It is important that students and parents understand that if a student chooses to participate in an external VET program, the student will miss classes at MSC. It is a condition of participation that the student keeps up to date with all aspects of his/her program of study. VET programs count as a course/unit equivalent towards WACE and participating students may be allowed to reduce their course load to give them the greatest opportunity to succeed.
PLEASE NOTE that the College (Tracey Loughnan) needs to be informed of the intention to apply for any of the courses listed below. This can be done at the enrolment interview.
Information regarding the 2022 VET program is being uploaded as it becomes available.
Please contact Tracey Loughnan, Manager of Career Development and VET on 6207 5550 or email email@example.com if you require any further information.
Please open the links and carefully refer to the instructions. No fee required for most courses. Applications open 19 July 2021 and close 31 August 2021.
52824WA Certificate II in Building and Construction - Dual Trades Pathway (Bricklaying and Blocklaying, Wall and Floor Tiling, Ceiling Lining or Solid Plastering)
Balga or Clarkson Campus
1 day per week over 2 years
Please open the links and carefully refer to the instructions. No fee required for most courses. Applications open TBC and close 31 August 2021.
Application instructions: It is very important that you read this prior to applying 2022 South Metro TAFE Application Instructions
Students will undertake PSP20116 Certificate II in Government (Public Administration).
This is a TWO day per week program over 18 months, with applications closing 6 August 2021.
Full details of the program and how students can apply are on available on this link:
type 'school based traineeship program' in the search field.
Two courses are on offer
No fee required
Pre-Apprenticeship in School (PAiS) program:
AUR20520 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology being delivered over 2 years at the Balcatta campus of The Automotive Institute of Technology.
AUR20420 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology being delivered over 2 years at the Balcatta campus of the Automotive Institute of Technology. This course is subject to DTWD funding and confirmation of it proceeding cannot be confirmed until later in the year.
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.
Please Note: There is a section on this form (school reference) that must be completed by your son/daughters Year Coordinator or VET Coordinator and included with the application must be a copy of their Semester 1 Year 10 2021 report.
The application form needs to be returned to Tracey Loughnan at Mindarie Senior College by 24 September 2021.
No fee required
52700WA Certificate II in Plumbing / Plumbing Pre-apprenticeship (1 year course, with training 1 day per week and a work placement 1 day per week).
When applying I suggest you nominate John Forrest Secondary College in Morley or Maylands Campus of MPA Skills as your Training campus.
To apply visit: https://www.mpaskills.com.au/. Click on ‘Plumbing’ and then ‘School programs’.
52824WA Certificate II in Building Construction / Painting Pre-apprenticeship (1 year course, with training 1 day per week and a work placement 1 day per week).
This course is completed at the John Forrest Secondary College in Morley.
To apply visit: https://www.mpaskills.com.au/. Click on ‘Painting’ and then ‘School programs’.
Interview process: MPA Skills will interview all students prior to acceptance into the program. These interviews will be in September.
Pre requisites: Students must have a C grade average to be eligible for the programs.
If the application form asks you to name your school, please state Mindarie Senior College as your school so that MSC will get correspondence from MPA.
No fee required
The CTF through MPA Skills offer a 52700WA Certificate II in Plumbing or Painting Scholarship program which is a 2 year course, with training for 1 day per week and a work placement for 1 day per week.
This program has more hours required in the work placement component than the 1 day per week course.
This program is delivered at the John Forrest Trade Training Centre in Morley.
To apply for the Plumbing or Painting program visit:
UEE22011 Certificate II Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship in School (PAiS)
This is a one day per week program over one year at the Training facility in Joondalup and a one day per work placement in the Electrical industry. The application process is highly competitive, involving a ‘Readiness Assessment Test’.
Testing will occur at the Joondalup Campus, 20 Injune Way Joondalup.
To access a sample test please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Application to be endorsed by current school and returned to Tracey Loughnan
The cost of these courses is to be met by the parent, with full payment being made prior to the commencement of the course.
Located in Stirling Street, Perth
Complete the initial application form.
This form needs to be given to Tracey Loughnan, along with a copy of the student’s Semester 1 report and a personal statement stating why you want to complete this course. This information will then be uploaded to Health Science Hub by Tracey Loughnan.
Information about the courses on offer can be obtained through the VET for Secondary students Prospectus.
Please note these courses are delivered at the DNA Kingston Campuses, with the closest one being Belmont.
This is a dual qualification, completing a Certificate II in Civil Construction and a Certificate II in Resource and Infrastructure Work Preparation. The program is delivered one day per week over two years at the Motivation Training Centre, 52 Harrow St West Swan.
The company provides a dedicated bus service from Guilford Train Station at 8.30am and students are returned to the station by 3.00pm.
This course costs $750.00 per semester over 4 semesters, a total of $3000.00.
Program information: https://motivationfoundation.com.au/pathways/
Online application process: https://motivationfoundation.com.au/student-enrolment/
Courses are delivered both at Fremantle and Joondalp
Course Information: FEC Vet in Schools Programs
Please return the completed form to Tracey Loughnan at email@example.com
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