Vocational courses provide competency-based training that is workplace relevant and develops skills that enhance training and employment opportunities beyond college. Students work towards the completion of specific competencies that will allow them to receive a nationally recognised qualification.
Erindale College, trading as ACTIVE Tuggeranong, is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code: 88000) and as such has the capacity to grant national industry certification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Students are provided with access to this national certification in all vocational (V) courses available at the college. Vocational courses at Erindale College offer students excellent opportunities to develop real skills for the workplace, as well as pursuing a ACT Senior Secondary Certificate. These courses integrate college-based learning and training with structured workplace learning, where students can apply their classroom learning in authentic work place situations. Courses have a practical focus and include significant on the job training opportunities. They are continually being updated in line with National Training Packages, so that students acquire skills and knowledge which have recent endorsement from industry.
Courses support young people's transitions to employment, vocational and higher education pathways. Other benefits of participating in a VET subject include obtaining practical experience from work, gaining insight into how workplaces operate, developing employability skills, improving interpersonal skills and allowing students to explore potential career paths.
Erindale College offers a diverse and inclusive curriculum that values vocational education and training.
For further information, please contact:
Jennie Sheppard, Transition and Careers Officer
Ph: 614 22934
Megan Lennard, VET Coordinator
Ph: 6142 2977