Vocational Education and Training (VET)


Vocational Education and Training supports the delivery of Nationally Recognised Certificate courses and assists students to prepare for the world of work. Our work begins in Year 7 with career education, where we help students to explore job opportunities and identify their strengths and interests and develop career pathways. Year 11 and 12, student complete certificate courses at school, TAFE or whilst completing a school based traineeship. Students attend work experience one day per week to help refine their career pathways and to gain valuable employability skills for their future.

Newton Moore SHS is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), National Provider Code 50562 and offers the following courses: BSB20120 Certificate II in Workplace Skills, and SFI20119 Certificate II in Aquaculture. It is recommended that students begin these courses in year 11 as both are delivered over two years.
In addition, students can complete qualifications in CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services, CHC20145 Certificate II Active Volunteering or SIS20122 Certificate II Sport and Recreation . Year 12 students may also choose from the following, provided they meet the pre-requisites: HLT23221 Certificate II in Health Support Services or SIS30122 Sport, Aquatics and Recreation.
These courses are delivered by qualified teachers per agreement with IVET, provider code 40548, who will issue AQF certification documentation to students on successful completion.

Newton Moore SHS students also have the opportunity to attend South Regional TAFE to complete a wide variety of TAFE courses. Please find all offerings in the Student Handbook.

School Based Traineeships

A School Based Trainee is considered a full-time student as well as a part-time employee. At Newton Moore SHS, many students are obtaining a School Based Traineeships where they are paid and receive training for a qualification in a specialised industry while they are still enrolled in school. It is an excellent way to help students build a positive future in many areas of employment.

Career Tools

Career tools can be used to assist parents and students to identify education and career pathways, career planning, and post school options.