EQIP Technical College Gladstone Region (ETCGR)

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Course Overview:

  • The Technical College is located in Boles street and provides a 2 year alternative education program for Year 11-12 students who enrol through Gladstone State High School.
  • Students study an individual pathway identified for opportunities for employment in the region. From hands-on trade pathways, traineeships, or full time employment across a variety of sectors.  (or completion of a school-based traineeship)
  • In year 11, students study Maths Essentials, Essential English, Certificate II Business and Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathway. Throughout year 11 students are off-site up to 60 days engaging in 30 days of work experience 1-day-per-week and up to 30 days of certified training 1-day-per-week in a pathway or their choosing. The following courses are available to study in Gladstone through the VET in Schools funding with each student able to access one fully funded course.
  • The Technical College Program includes 1 day per week (max 30 days) each year placement with a small to medium local business, in a vocation aligned to the area of study.

 

Course Duration:
2 years

 

Pathway:
Metal Fabrication and Fitting,  Automotive Mechanical, Animal Studies, Building Construction, Plumbing, Refrigeration, Tourism/Marketing, Logistics/Warehousing, Hospitality, Business/Admin, Horticulture, Sports, Hairdressing, Beauty, Aged care and Health Care.

 

Possible Occupations:
Varied – see subject selection guide for more information.