Automotive-This course prepares students to perform a limited range of tasks related to the mechanical and electrical components and systems of cars, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles.
Business Services-This course would suit students who are interested in a career in the office or business environment and in other personal contact service occupations such as legal or medical secretary, business management, marketing, advertising and finance.
Construction-The course qualification is nationally recognised entry-level qualification for employment in the Construction industry. This course would suit students who are interested in a career in the building and construction industry, building certification or project management in that industry.
Drawing board leads construction challenge-With two grandfathers and a father who are carpenters, skill with timber is in Timothy Jacobs’ blood. The Year 11 Construction student at Patrician Brothers’ College Fairfield placed first in the Catholic Inter-school WorldSkills Construction Challenge held at LaSalle Catholic College Bankstown’s Saint Yon Trade Training Centre on August 28. Participants were asked to construct a drawing board and T-square in under four hours. Read more: Drawing board leads construction challenge
Electrotechnology-During this course students cover competencies for work entry program providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline.
Fitness-This course prepares students for entry-level qualifications required for employment in the Fitness industry. Due to the elective specialisation chosen, it provides a pathway to work as the role of gym instructors.
Hospitality – Kitchen Operations-This course provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias, coffee shops and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools.
Information, Digital Media and Technology-This course provides a foundation in general computing and employment skills that enable participation in an information technology environment in any industry. It also assists students to achieve a degree of confidence and self-sufficiency as an advanced ICT user.
Metal & Engineering-This course provides students the opportunity to work on lathes and milling machines as well as learning about hand and power tools and precision measurement tools while learning welding skills through using manual metal arc and gas metal arc process as well as the oxy acetylene welding.
Plumbing-This qualification covers skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of tasks related to the plumbing industry. If undertaking a School Based Apprenticeship, the course will contribute towards the first year of the apprenticeship. This course is delivered at St Yon Trade Training Centre (at LaSalle Catholic College Bankstown) by TAFE NSW South Western Sydney Institute (RTO Number 90008).