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Student participating in Vocational Learning Trade Training Centre at  Portside Christian College Newport Adelaide South Australia a Western Suburbs School

Trade Training Centre

PORTSIDE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE - VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SPECIALISTS

We offer exciting pathways for student success in vocational education. Our Trade Training Centre is a purpose-built facility housing industry-specific learning spaces. All certificates are taught on the College grounds by industry-specific lecturers enabling achievement of SACE Credits at Stages 1 and 2.

Students from Year 10 may commence industry sector training which counts towards SACE credits. This is a popular and exciting way to meld school and work training and experience.

The College offers certificates in:

  • Certificate III in Business BSB30120

  • Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology 10741NAT

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30121

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing or Disability Stream) CHC33021

For more information please contact John Sinclair, VET and Careers Coordinator and Trade Training Centre Manager vet@portside.sa.edu.au

Learn more about available Vocational Certificates

The choice of a career path is one of the most important decisions you will make.  Statistics show that you are likely to have on average 4 to 5 career changes in your lifetime and that ‘up-skilling’ to provide yourself with a broad skill base is essential in improving employability.  

Student participating in Vocational Learning Trade Training Centre at  Portside Christian College Newport Adelaide South Australia a Western Suburbs School

Certificate lll in Business

Portside Christian College partners with Queensford College to deliver a qualification where you will gain the business skills and knowledge to successfully perform a wide range of duties in a business setting across diverse industries.

Student participating with teacher in Vocational Learning Trade Training Centre at  Portside Christian College Newport Adelaide South Australia a Western Suburbs School

Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology

The Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology (aka Veta Morphus) is a nationally recognised vocational qualification which contributes to SACE and ATAR. It provides an opportunity for students to be part of a Christian discipleship experience with a focus on building your faith, serving your community and spending time with like-minded friends.

Certificate 3 in Christian Ministry & Theology Vocational at Portside Christian College

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Portside Christian College partner with Queensford College to deliver a Certificate that embeds the philosophy of empowering childhood educators while learning transferable skills for pathways into the Education sector. To work in childcare, you must have or be actively working towards at least a Certificate III qualification. 

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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing or Disability Stream)

Portside Christian College partner with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (ANMEC) to deliver a contemporary Certificate that embeds the philosophy of empowering people who may require support due to ageing or disability.

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Learn more about SACE & Vocational Education

The option of VET courses in Stage 1 and 2 is an important part of Senior School at Portside Christian College in providing students skills and knowledge for work.  Students are provided with opportunities to achieve full certificates or competencies towards a certificate. 

Tertiary pathways and Vocational Education Portside Christian College
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