Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Keep up to date with latest information from the TAFEs


Greg Bowdell – Manager
Vocational Education & Training
B.Ed Graduate Certificate (VET in Schools)
Cert IV Training & Assessment




“My job at Greenwood College is to help students in their successful transition from school to University, TAFE, Apprenticeships and or employment. VET programs at Greenwood College give our students the best opportunity to reach their career goals. Upper School Subject Selection is a major part of my portfolio as this ties in with the career counselling process required to guide students into the most appropriate career pathway. For parents and students I have put together a series of links which will hopefully give you a one stop access to information that will help you with your son or daughter’s transition from school to the world of work”

 Upper School Subject Selection for 2016

All Year 10 students should have received a letter from Jeff Pohara recently regarding prerequisites for ATAR and VET for 2016.
We are in the process of compiling the Upper School Subject Selection booklet that outlines Year 11 and 12 offerings for 2016.

Week Dates Details
Term 2
Week 5 22-26 May
  • Year 10 Exam Week
Week 6 29 May-2 June
  • Students receive teacher recommendation sheet
  • Thursday 28 May Career Expo for Year 10 students where staff present subject options.
Week 7 8 June
  • Staff to complete teacher recommendation sheets and students hand in sheet to their S&E class teacher
Week 9 Yr 10 Parent Night for upper school selection Wed 21 June school library 7.00-8.30pm. Individual bookings taken Semester One Year 10 Report (with exam statement of results), teacher recommendations sheet and selection form posted out to all Year 10s
Week 10 28 June
  • Parent Reporting Day 4-7pm
Term 3
Week 1&2 20 & 31 July
  • Reception to take individual parent/student interviews
Week 3 3—7August
  • Year 10 Individual parent/student interviews with staff counsellors in school library until 6pm

Please note:
I will be speaking to Year 10 students in the last two weeks of this term. Unfortunately I will be on sick leave for the first six weeks of Term 2. Students will be given information regarding Academic Pathways , ATAR, General/VET and WACE graduation requirements with their S&E Teachers during the first half of Term 2.
I am confident I will be talking at the Year 10 Upper School Selection Parent Night in Week 9 and will be part of the counselling team in Week 3 Term 3.
If you require further information contact Geoff Pielow who will be replacing me.


Department of Education

VET Stand Alone Certificates delivered at Greenwood College:

One/two day a week TAFE programs students can apply for in Yrs 11 and 12 2014/15

University Pathway

Study Skills


Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Occupational Health and Safety

Part time employment

General Career Links