The Head of Trade Training
Andrew is responsible for the leadership of the College’s Trades Skills Centre and for the delivery of Vocational Education and Training at St Joseph. The Head of Trade Training provides leadership in all matters pertaining to St Joseph’s operation, industry liaison, pathways planning, partnership development, marketing and VET curriculum. The Head of Trade Training also takes responsibility for the inclusion of external students in courses at St Joseph and the enrolment and operation of the Industry Based Learning program, an initiative which allows students to combine school and work together.
The Pathways Planner
Debra is responsible for working strategically with students to help develop and then monitor personal career plans and progression. The Pathways Planner also works closely with parents, teachers, employers, community agencies and other education and training organisations. The Pathways Planner not only assists students enrolled at Good Samaritan Catholic College but is also available to students in other Catholic Schools involved in partnership with St Joseph Trades Skills Centre. The Pathways Planner conducts entry interviews with students considering vocational training.
The Partnership Manager
Vera is responsible for establishing and promoting effective school, industry and community partnerships. They support students in making a successful transitions from school to work and further study. Partnerships may involve arrangements for structured workplacement, sourcing of School-Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SBATs), student mentoring schemes and organisation of proactive industry involvement in St Joseph training curriculum and delivery. The establishment of ongoing relationships is very important to the success of our training programs.
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