Vocational and Career Education (VET)

​​​​​​​​​Vocational Education and Career Education​ (also known as VET) is education and training that focuses on providing skills for work.  

St Francis College, Crestmead offers a variety of vocational education qualifications, across a range of industry areas. St Francis College delivers nationally recognised qualifications on our campus facilities and provides pathways for students who wish to undertake TAFE, apprenticeships, traineeships and workplace opportunities.

St Francis College offers the following qualifications on-site (RTO #30354):

SIT10316 Certificate I in Hospitality

St Francis College also partners with external RTO to deliver the following qualifications on site:

SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality/ SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations RTO: TAFE  (RTO # 0275)

HLT23215 Certificate II in Health Support Services/HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance - RTO: Connect 'n Grow (RTO # 40518)

External Training Programs

St Francis College supports students attending external TAFE to follow their pathways. Students are to meet with the VET and Pathways Leader to ensure that courses are suited for their pathways. For more information, please contact Miss Sarah Bakker at Sarah.Bakker@bne.catholic.edu.au

​​Work​​ Experience and Industry Placement Weeks

As part of the Vocational Learning and Vocational Education Programs, students in years 10, 11 and 12 are provided with opportunities to build their work skills in Work Experience and Industry Placement blocks. Students are able to gain valuable knowledge and skills during these weeks to assist them with finding work, their pathways and meet specific course requirements.​

​​School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships

St Francis College has a dedicated Industry Liaison Officer to assist students to gain School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships. The College has connections with employers in various industries and connects students with opportunities. Students will be in regular communication with the Industry Liaison Officer to ensure that all aspects of their studies are progressing well. For more information, please contact Miss Sarah Bakker Sarah.Bakker@bne.catholic.edu.au

​​St Francis College School RTO Documents

VET Complaints and Appeals 

VET Student Handbook

For further information or queries, please contact the Program Pathways Leader 6-12, Mrs Sheree Senyard at ssenyard@bne.catholic.edu.au