The Catholic Schools Office, Lismore Diocese offers the following courses for delivery in schools. Click course icons for further information.

For Stage 5 Courses please visit the School Delivered VET Stage 5 page.

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This course prepares students to perform a limited range of tasks related to the mechanical and electrical components and systems of cars, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles. To meet future demand, workers will need up-to-date industry knowledge and strong customer service skills, as well as the mathematics, information technology and science skills to conduct vehicle diagnostics and work with emerging technologies.

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This course would suit students who are interested in a career in the office or business environment and in other personal contact service occupations such as legal or medical secretary, business management, marketing, advertising and finance.

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The course qualification is nationally recognised entry-level qualification for employment in the Construction industry. This course would suit students who are interested in a career in the building and construction industry, building certification or project management in that industry.

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This course prepares students for the recognised entry-level qualifications required for employment in the Community Services industry. The course would suit students who are interested in either a career in Education, the Child-care Industry or part-time work while undertaking further study.

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During this course students cover competencies for work entry program providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline.

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This course would suit students who are interested in a career in the Entertainment Industry, working in possible jobs such as stage-hand, technical assistant in lighting and sound.

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This course prepares students working across the entire financial services industry who perform duties relating to administrative, clerical and customer service roles in banking, credit management, insurance and retail financial services.

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This course suits students interested in the sport, fitness and recreation industry. Students will develop skills to plan and deliver a variety of gym and fitness programs to people of all ages. Learning about human anatomy, physiology, healthy eating and the provision of quality services in a sport and fitness environment.

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This course develops the skills and knowledge required by students to perform the manufacture of free-standing furniture or built-in cabinets, and provide on-site assistance in the installation of furniture or cabinets involving known routines and procedures and some accountability for the quality of outcomes.

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The course would suit students who are interested in a career in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry, working in hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs, catering organisations, resorts, travel and tourism organisations.

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This course provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias, coffee shops and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools.

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This course would suit students who are interested in a career in the Health Industry. Community services and health are Australia’s largest and fastest growing industries. Work in these industries reflects a complex interrelationship of duty of care, ethical behaviours and personal values in the context of provision of high quality service to clients. Work practices include strategies to empower individuals and groups, promote individual independence, and to respect the rights and dignity of clients and colleagues.

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This course provides a foundation in general computing and employment skills that enable participation in an information technology environment in any industry. It also assists students to achieve a degree of confidence and self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user.

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This course will equip students with knowledge and skills which will enhance their prospects of employment in an engineering or related working environment. Students will learn welding skills, use lathes and milling machines as well as learning about hand and power tools and precision measurement tools.

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This course would suit students interested in a career in the Agriculture Industry, working in possible jobs such as an assistant animal attendant/stockperson or Farm or Station hand/worker/labourer.

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This course is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade callings in the plumbing industry and provide meaningful credit in a plumbing industry Australian Apprenticeship.

The qualification may be completed post school as part of an apprenticeship. Occupational titles may include plumber, gas fitter and drainer and outcomes will be dependent on streams undertaken within the course.

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This course would suit students interested in a career in the retail environment, retail management, marketing, advertising and finance.

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This course would suit students interested in a career in event operations with event management companies, event venues, or organisations which organise their own events, in a range of industries.