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Vocational Education

Rivermount College offers its students specialised vocational education support through industry pathways which include:

  • Certificate Courses (in Partnership with TAFE, and other Educational Institutes)
  • Work Experience
  • School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships

These pathways are available to students in Years 10 to 12 and provide the opportunity to gain valuable industry based experience and also work towards completing a nationally recognised qualification. On completion, these qualifications may contribute 4 to 8 points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), depending on the level of qualification undertaken.

Currently Rivermount students are involved in the following traineeships, TAFE courses and online Courses, however, opportunities are available in a wide range of occupations.

  • Building and Construction
  • Business
  • Carpentry
  • Child Care
  • Crime and Justice Studies
  • Electrotechnology
  • Fitness
  • Hairdressing
  • Hospitality
  • Marine Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Plumbing
  • Retail Operations
  • Tourism

Additionally, as part of the College’s commitment to best prepare our students for the senior phase of education and beyond, Year 10 students have the opportunity to complete a Certificate II course.  This enables students to gain experience and a qualification that will allow them to seek employment and, indeed, enhance their opportunity to gain employment by setting them apart from the field. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be credited with 4 points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE).