WHAT IS VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING?

If you’re keen to learn the skills you need to succeed in business, or want to maximise your opportunities to enter university, then vocational education & training (VET) is for you.  

The St Stephen’s College VET programs are focussed on industry and business skills – you’ll learn techniques that suit a variety of business environments all while also contributing valuable credits towards your WACE.  

The VET classes are incorporated into your usual school curriculum – giving you vital skills and knowledge that you’ll use throughout your career.

COURSE DELIVERY

Using a blended delivery model of technology and practical learning activities, our professionally trained staff visit your school to equip your students with invaluable skills and knowledge in the familiar surrounds of your classrooms.

WHY STUDY VET?

You will learn the skills and practical knowledge which will equip you to:

-       Maximise job opportunities after Year 12;

-       Improve your chances of gaining entry to university;

-       Gain a strong understanding of business practices.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The St Stephen’s College VET program will ensure you stay a step ahead of the competition by developing practical business skills.  

Year 1
Take the first step into the world of business – the first Certificate in Business includes:
·      Communication techniques;
·      Identifying development opportunities.  

Year 2
Kick start your business career with the Certificate II Business and learn:
·      How to use business technology;
·      Self-management skills;
·      Development of spreadsheets.  

Year 3
Not only will the VET program make you more employable after school, it will also teach you valuable skills to put into place in your final years of secondary study. Certificate III includes:
·      Sales techniques;
·      Occupational health & safety;
·      Production of professional documents.  

Year 4
Certificate IV is the final step in your VET, where you will learn the tips and tricks that give people a competitive advantage throughout their careers:
·      Delivery of presentations;
·      Marketing of businesses services and products;
·      Effective management of deadlines.

IS MY SCHOOL INVOLVED?

To find out if your school is involved with the St Stephen’s College VET program, please enter your details below and we will get back to you.
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QUALITY FOUNDATION

For the past decade, more than 5000 students have completed VET directed study through St Stephen’s School – the largest independent school in Western Australia and a No.1 ranked VET provider.

St Stephen's College is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), drawing upon the strong academic tradition of St Stephen’s School in delivering quality VET curriculum to Perth schools in-house.