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Vocational education

At Barcaldine Prep-12 State School, the students have a range of opportunities to be involved in Vocational Education Training (VET). 

The school offers a range of authority and non-authority subjects and also participates in a range of other learning programs, offered through:

  • Brisbane School of Distant Education (BSODE) - subjects have to be discussed with a member of Administration.

  • Participation in 30 work experience opportunities (to align with the SET Plan and future career pathways).

  • Participation in Year 10 work experience (in the local area) and Year 11 Work Experience in Brisbane.

  • Participation in School Based Traineeships (SBT); these are undertaken in from Year 11 as, SBTs are two years in duration.

  • Participation in School Based Apprenticeships (SBAs); these can be undertaken from year 10, as the SBA can be for a duration of the remaining semesters.

  • Participation in TAFE courses or courses offered through External Registered Training Organisation (RTOs).

  • Possibilities are numerous, however the Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) requirements must be first met.