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Vocational education

VET refers to education and training that focuses on delivering skills and knowledge required for specific industries. It is a learning option for students in the senior phase of learning. Student achievement in subjects with vocational competencies receive credit towards qualifications recognised nationally within the Vocational Qualification Framework (VQF).


We provide opportunities for VET training in three ways:

1) Through Nambour State High College as a Registered Training Organisation
National Provider Number:  30084 - providing VET qualifications (AQF level I, II)

2) Through external      Registered Training Organisations

3) Through a School-Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship
Why choose Vocational Education and Training in school?
Participating in VET can:
·         provide credit points towards the attainment of a Queensland Certificate of Education External Link, and/or the attainment of a nationally recognised VET qualification
·         support young people's transitions to employment, vocational and higher education pathways.
Other benefits of participating in VET include (but are not limited to):
 ·         obtaining practical experience from work
·         gaining familiarity on how workplaces operate
·         developing employability skills
·         developing and improving interpersonal skills
·         allowing students to explore the potential career path they would like to pursue.
Students require a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number.