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Subjects and programs

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The SchoolTech program is delivered over two years, commencing in January. It provides support for students to complete the necessary subjects to obtain their QCE, gain vocational experience, knowledge and skills, and obtain a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship.
 
Students will enrol in six (6) CORE subjects.
These subjects are:
  • Essential English
  • Essential Mathematics
  • Social and Community Studies
  • Sport and Recreation
  • BSB10120- Certificate I in Workplace Skills
  • Trade or Vocational Area 
Staff from TAFE Queensland (RTO Code: 0275) will deliver trade and vocational programs and Education Queensland staff from Woree State High School (RTO Code: 30457) will deliver applied subjects and BSB10120 – Certificate I in Workplace Skills​.
 
Enrolment into a Vocational Education Training Course (VET) after the start date may lead to a statement of attainment/s only, rather than the complete qualification.
 
To obtain a certificate or qualification all students studying a VET course must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). For more information visit: www.usi.gov.au.
 
All courses are delivered by qualified staff awarded a TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessing, and who possess current industry skills.

Education and Training Streams - Dual Qualifications on offer!

Resources and Infrastructure & Construction

Year 11 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation (RII20120)  
Gain hands-on skills in a range of duties including identifying environmental​ and heritage concerns and conducting local risk controls in mining and civil construction.

Year 12 - Certificate I in Construction (CPC10120)
Gain the skills to use construction tolls and materials to undertake a basic construction project. Construction Industry White Card training is also delivered in this course, an industry requirement to work on Queensland construction sites. On successful completion, students will earn seven (7) credits towards their QCE.

Construction & Plumbing

Year 11 - Certificate I in Construction (CPC10120)  
Build a career in carpentry with this pre-apprenticeship course. Gain basic skills and learn to read and interpret plans, measure and calculate. Use construction tools and materials to undertake a basic construction project. Construction Industry White Card training is also delivered in this course, which is an industry requirement for you to work on a Queensland construction site.
Year 12 - Certificate II in Plumbing Services (11054NAT) 
Increase your prospects for a career in the plumbing industry by developing your skills with this pre-apprenticeship course. With a strong focus on safe plumbing practices, you will learn how to operate hand and power tools, read plans and perform basic welding and plumbing installation techniques. Construction Industry White Card training is delivered in this course, which is an industry requirement to work on a Queensland construction site.
On successful completion students will earn six to eight (6–8) credits towards their QCE.

  

Electrical & Plumbing

Year 11 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (UEE22011)  
Kick start your career in the electrotechnology industry and use your skills to seek an apprenticeship in a range of electrical trade areas. Learn how to safely undertake basic electrotechnology work and solve problems in extra-low voltage single-path and multiple-path DC circuits. Learn about environmentally sustainable work practices and the use of materials, tools and components for electrical work.
This course covers the Construction Industry White Card training – an industry requirement to work on Queensland construction sites, a CPR certificate, and all units needed for Stage 1A of an electrical apprenticeship.
Students will require an advanced level of mathematics to be successful in the electrical course.
 
Year 12 - Certificate II in Plumbing Services (11054NAT) 

Increase your prospects for a career in the plumbing industry by developing your skills with this pre-apprenticeship course. With a strong focus on safe plumbing practices, you will learn how to operate hand and power tools, read plans and perform basic welding and plumbing installation techniques. Construction Industry White Card training is delivered in this course, which is an industry requirement to work on a Queensland construction site.

On successful completion students will earn six to eight (7–8) credits towards their QCE.
 

Engineering (Metal Fabrication) & Automotive Vocational Preparation

Year 11 - Certificate II in Engineering Pathways (MEM20413)
Kick start your engineering career in metal fabrication. Gain practical skills to increase your employability and seek an apprenticeship in the engineering metal fabrication industry. Undertake a basic engineering project and learn to use hand tools, electric welding machines and fabrication equipment. Learn how to pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms.
Year 12 – Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation (AUR20720)
Gain basic automotive skills in identifying and inspecting electrical and mechanical components and systems in light and heavy vehicles and outdoor power equipment. Learn how to carry out minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body and use this training to seek an apprenticeship in the automotive industry.
On successful completion students will earn eight (8) credits towards their QCE.

Engineering (Diesel Fitting) & Automotive 

Year 11 - Certificate II in Engineering Pathways (MEM20413)
Gain skills in the operation of workshop machinery, electric welding machines, oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment. Learn how to undertake a basic engineering project and pull apart and reassemble engineering mechanisms. Use this training as a pathway to an apprenticeship in the engineering or automotive industries as a diesel fitter, motor mechanic or metal fabrication tradesperson.
Year 12 – Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation (AUR20720)
Gain basic automotive skills in identifying and inspecting electrical and mechanical components and systems in light and heavy vehicles and outdoor power equipment. Learn how to carry out minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body and use this training to seek an apprenticeship in the automotive industry.
On successful completion students will earn eight (8) credits towards their QCE.
 

Engineering & Marine

Year 11 - Certificate II in Engineering Pathways (MEM20413)

Increase your employability in the engineering industry. This course will introduce you to the engineering trade and provide you with basic skills to operate tools and equipment to produce and modify objects. Gain basic welding skills, communication skills and use this training as a pathway to an apprenticeship in a variety of engineering fields.

Year 12 - Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) (MAR20318)

Get a head start on your maritime career with this entry-level course. Gain skills to operate a commercial vessel up to 12m long. Learn how to maintain auxiliary marine engine systems, plan and navigate a passage and operate inboard and outboard motors.

On successful completion students will earn eight (8) credits towards their QCE.

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​Obtaining a QCE 

A Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) is a school-based qualification awarded to young people who have achieved a set standard in a 6 subject areas and have met literacy and numeracy requirements. The QCE replaces the Senior Certificate.  
 

The QCE is made up of a system of points called credits. Students must have at least 20 credits to be awarded a QCE. School subjects, including Essential English, Essential Mathematics, Social and Community Studies and Sports and Recreation are each awarded 4 credits. Trade or vocational streams are awarded points according to their level, i.e. Certificate II level qualifications are awarded 4 credits, and Certificate IIIs are a maximum of 6 credits.  

Students participating in SchoolTech may obtain their credits as shown below:

Student A

Essential English

4 credits

Essential Mathematics

4 credits

Social and Community Studies

4 credits

Sport and Recreation

4 credits

Trade Qualification

7/8 credits

BSB10120 - Certificate I in Workplace Skills

2 credits

Total

25/26 credits

 

This information is correct at time of publication (19 August, 2021) but is subject to change.





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Last reviewed 13 June 2022
Last updated 13 June 2022