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Try a Trade at SCCVC

In 2020 Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College will be running a large number of TRY A TRADE days for students who are interested in learning more about the range of Vocational Education and Training (VET) Courses available at the College.

In total 20 days spread over Term 2, Term 3 and Term 4 will be offered to students in secondary schools. The courses will be open to students in Years 8, 9 and 10 and preference will be given to applicants from Years 10.

The number of days which students can attend is limited to the number of spaces available and are subject to both Parent/Carer and School Approval. Students are requested to only apply for a maximum of 2 days so we can maximise the number of students receiving this opportunity.

The schedule of days/dates and courses available in 2020 is shown here:

Term 2 Week 4:

Thursday 21 May 2020 : Beauty (Make-Up)

Thursday 21 May 2020 : Construction (Carpentry)

Friday 22 May 2020 : Automotive

Friday 22 May 2020 : Business Services

Term 2 Week 9:

Monday 22 June 2020 : Information and Digital Technology

Tuesday 23 June 2020 : Hospitality

Thursday 25 June 2020 : Early Childhood Education and Care

Friday 26 June 2020 : Entertainment

Additional days are also planned for the following course (dates TBA):

Beauty (Makeup) – repeat session

Business Services – repeat session

Construction (Carpentry) – repeat session


Furniture Making – 2 sessions

Hairdressing – 2 sessions

Health (Nursing)


Real Estate

Screen and Media

If you are interested in attending one of the TRY A TRADE programs please register online here

Further details about courses and requirements

This Permission Note needs to be completed and returned to your Home School the week before you attend (at the latest).