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From the department

Start smart with skills at school

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Did you know you can get a head-start on your future career while still at school?

With Skills at School, year 9-12 students can develop work-related skills by studying for a vocational education and training (VET) qualification - while at school. 

You can even get paid to undertake a VET qualification through a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship. 

Whatever your passion there is likely to be a VET course for you:

Before you make your subject selections, you should speak to your career adviser about the VET options available for you.

Find out how you can kickstart your future career. Go to Skills at school.   

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