In Senior Secondary, all students are working towards achieving the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). If they follow a vocational pathway they will graduate with one or more VET qualifications or if they have followed an academic pathway, an Overall Position (OP) score that will enable them to pursue their studies at university.
Griffith University Early Start to Tertiary Studies (GUEST)
In Years 11 and 12, students are able to pursue their academic aspirations through programs such as GrifBiol, GrifBusiness and the GUEST (Griffith University Early Start to Tertiary Studies) Program. Further information is provided to students through the Guidance Officer, the University Showcase and the Wellbeing Program.
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Students who want to follow a vocational pathway are supported through the VET (Vocational Education and Training) courses offered at Nerang State High School. Courses are offered in the following curriculum areas: Business Education and IT and Industrial Technology.
Nerang SHS (RTO Code: 30085) offers the following qualifications.
|CPC10111||Certificate I Construction |
|MEM20413||Certificate II Engineering Pathways|
|MSF20516||Certificate II Furniture Making Pathways|
|FSK20119||Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways|
|CHC34015||Certificate III – Active Volunteering|
|AVI30419||Certificate III in Aviation – Remote Pilot – Visual Line of Sight and Spatial Technology Pathway (AVI)|
Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment if the course is not completed successfully. VET courses contribute credit points towards the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). Please refer to the link 'QCE Planning Pathway' for more information.
We also offer the following VET courses via an external RTO (Registered Training Organisation):
|SIT20112||Certificate II Tourism||Delivered by Aurora Training RTO Code 32237|
|SIT20213||Certificate II Hospitality||Delivered by Aurora Training RTO Code 32237|
|HLT21212||Certificate II Health Support Services||Delivered by College Australia RTO Code 31222|
Students also have the opportunity to participate in School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SATs). Please refer to our SAT Overview and current availability for more information. Additionally, please contact our Industry Liaison Officer (ILO) Mrs Shelley O'Sullivan on (07) 5503 7861.
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast offers school students the opportunity to enrol in TAFE to complete a Nationally Recognised Qualification which contributes credit points towards their QCE. Students attend TAFE one day a week whilst still at school. This enables students to fast track their career. More information is available on the TAFE Queensland website.