Vocational Education and Training (VET)

​Mt Maria College Petrie has an extensive Vocational Education and Training (VET) program – providing students opportunities to develop valuable employability skills that will help to support their preparation for the future world of work. All students are encouraged to participate in the Vocational Education program offerings – either within the curriculum, or through school based traineeships and apprenticeships and external VET courses.

Mt Maria College Petrie provides opportunity for every student to succeed, and for every student to plan a pathway to enable them to lead a productive life beyond Year 12. The College has a Vocational Learning program which progresses from years 10 to 12.  This program includes:

  • ACARA Work Studies
  • Career exploration sessions
  • Individual career profiling
  • Work experience Year 11 & 12 (optional)
  • Excursion to National Career and Employment Expo
  • Opportunities to attend local University Open Days
  • Trade taster experiences 
  • TAFE at School (Years 11 & 12)
  • School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (Years 11 & 12)

​For a list of VET qualifications delivered on campus at Mt Maria College, please refer to the Curriculum Information section of this website.