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Courses at SCCVC

Complementary Courses

Catholic Studies

This course aims to assist students towards making sense of everyday life experiences, gaining access to and understanding the Scriptures, the traditions of the Catholic community, its stories, its experiences and its teachings, celebrating with others the mystery and life of the Risen Christ and responding to the activity of God in their lives and in the whole of creation. See Course Flyer Catholic Studies for further information.

English Studies

This course aims to assist students to understand, use, enjoy and value the English language in its various textual forms and to become thoughtful, imaginative and effective communicators in a diverse and changing society.  See Course Flyer English Studies for further information.

Mathematics Standard

This course aims to assist students to develop their knowledge and understanding of what it means to work mathematically, improve their skills to solve problems relating to their present and future needs and aspirations, and improve their understanding of how to communicate in a concise and systematic manner. See Course Flyer Mathematic Standards 1 for further information.

Photography, Video & Imaging

This course aims to assist students to enable students to gain an increasing accomplishment and independence in their representation of ideas in the fields of photography and/or videos and/or digital imaging and to understand and value how these fields of practice invite different interpretations and explanations.  See Course Flyer PVDI for further information.

Sport, Lifestyle & Recreation

This course aims to assist students to further develop their understanding of and competence in a range of sport and recreational pursuits. They are encouraged to establish a lifelong commitment to being physically active and to achieving movement potential. Students will learn about the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle and recognise the need to be responsible and informed decision-makers.  See Course Flyer Sport Lifestyle & Recreation for further information.

Work Studies

This course aims to assist students to recognise the links between education, training, work and lifestyle. Students investigate work in all its forms – paid and unpaid – plays a central role in our lives. Technological, social and economic factors are rapidly changing the nature of work and traditional patterns of work organisation. See Course Flyer Work Studies 1 for further information.

Vocational Courses

Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

This course aims to provide students with the relevant technical, vocational and interpersonal competencies suitable for employment and further training in the Automotive industry. See Automotive Course Flyer for further information.

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (School-Based Apprenticeship only)

This course aims to provide students with the relevant technical knowledge and skills suitable for employment to perform service operations and repair on a range of vehicle types. See Automotive Course Flyer for further information.

Certificate III in Make-up (Beauty Services)

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to provide unique and complex beauty services to clients on a one to one basis, in a safe and efficient manner. See Course Flyer Beauty Services for further information.

Certificate II in Business Services

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to assist a business or organisation to function and to connect to it’s customers and community. See Course Flyer Business Services for further information.

Certificate II in Construction Pathways

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to work in the building and associated trades. See Course Flyer Construction for further information.Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

This course offers students a statement of attainment towards the full certificate and aims to provide the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to work with children in a childcare environment in a safe and efficient manner. See Course Flyer Early Childhood for further information.

Certificate III in Live Production and Services (Entertainment Industry)

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to provide technical support in staging, lighting, audio and vision operations for a live performance in a safe and efficient manner. See Course Flyer Entertainment Industry for further information.

Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways (Completed in Yr 11)

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required for a furniture making or related working environment with a view to entering into employment in that area. See Course Flyer Furniture Making Pathways for further information.

Certificate II in Furniture Making (School-Based Apprenticeship only)

This course aims to provide students the foundation knowledge and skills to perform the manufacture and installation duties related to a furniture making working environment. See Course Flyer Furniture Making Pathways for further information.

Certificate II in Salon Assistant (Completed in Year 11)

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required in hairdressing salons by individuals who provide assistance with client services. See Course Flyer Salon Assistant (Hairdressing) for further information.

Certificate III in Hairdressing (School-Based Apprenticeship only)

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to provide hairdressing services to clients in a safe and efficient manner. See Course Flyer Hairdressing (SBAT) for further information.

Certificate II in Hospitality (Food & Beverage)

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to provide food and beverage service to clients in a relaxed and professional environment in a safe and efficient manner. See Course Flyer Hospitality F&B for further information.

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to produce and serve a range of food items to industry standards in a hygienic, safe and efficient manner. See Course Flyer Hospitality KO for further information.

Certificate III in Catering Operations

This course offers a statement of attainment towards the full qualification and aims to provide students knowledge and skills to work within the hospitality industry. See Course Flyer Hospitality KO for further information.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

This course aims to provide students the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to work in the community and/or residential settings to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. See Course Flyer Human Services – Health for further information.

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute Care)

This course aims to provide students the foundation knowledge and the elementary skills required to work safely, ethically and efficiently in a hospital environment. See Course Flyer Human Services – Health for further information.

Certificate III in Information Digital Media and Technology

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to assist an Information Technology organisation to provide IT support to customers and the community. See Course Flyer Information and Digital Technology for further information.

Certificate III in Music Industry

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and skills required to enter in a performance or entry level audio engineering role within the Music Industry. See Course Flyer Music Industry for further information.

Certificate III in Property Services (Agency)

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to work in a real estate environment and provide assistance to customers and the community. This course is provided by Real Estate Training Solutions (RETS) on site at SCCVC. Visit the RETS website for further information.

Certificate III in Retail Services

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to work in a retail environment and provide assistance to customers and the community. See Course Flyer Retail Services for further information.

Certificate III in Screen and Media

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required to operate in the Film, Television or Digital Media Industries. See Course Flyer Screen and Media for further information.

Certificate II in Sports Coaching

This course aims to provide students with the foundation knowledge and elementary skills required in delivering a basic instruction session for a sport.  See Course Flyer Sports Coaching for further information.

Certificate III in Tourism, Travel and Events

Tourism, Travel and Events are separate but closely linked industries providing Australian and International consumers with diverse products and services. This course aims to provide a framework for starting work within these industries. See Course Flyer Tourism Travel and Events for further information.

What are Vocational (VET) courses?

VET courses are accredited by the NSW Educational Standards Authority and count towards the HSC. They also have some characteristics that make them different from the other courses.

VET courses offer students authentic learning and training experiences to reach entry level industry employment or further study opportunities as they:

  • are based on national training packages that are designed to meet industry training needs.
  • lead to the achievement of nationally-recognised qualifications within the AQF.
  • provide opportunities for practical, work-based learning that will assist in developing the knowledge and skills students need for work and further study.
  • are written and assessed in competency-based terms.

Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College offer 22 different industry VET courses that train, educate and prepare students for future careers. Listed below are all those currently offered on site at the College, further information on these courses is also available on the Sydney Catholic Schools website

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