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VET opportunities

Cavendish Road SHS provides students in Years 10, 11 and 12 the opportunity to study a variety of vocational certificate courses, as well as engage in traineeships and apprenticeships.
These courses are offered either by the school or through an external training provider such as local TAFE colleges. 

Available VET opportunities

The following opportunities are currently available to students.
Do you have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number?  From 1 January 2015 each student will need a USI to obtain their certificate or qualification from their registered training organisation. Find out more by downloading the Department of Industry USI poster (PDF, 115KB)

Employment opportunities

​SBT & Apprenticeship ​Stefan Hairdressing

Stefan Hairdressing information (PDF, 486KB)

Stefan School Based Traineeship poster (PDF, 341KB)

Stefan Apprenticeship poster (PDF, 346KB)

​School Based Traineeships ​ANZ

AFL SportsReady in partnership with the ANZ, have job opportunities for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander current Year 10 students looking to pursue a career in Business and/or Financial Services.

ANZ School Based Traineeships (PDF, 331KB)

​Various apprenticeships ​Thiess

Thiess 2018 Apprenticeship Intake

​Apprenticeships - Diesel Fitter, Electrician, Automotive Electrician ​BMA (BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance)

Exciting apprenticeship opportunities in Central Qld Caval Ridge and Daunia Mines.

​BMA - Apprenticeship Intake (PDF, 374KB)

​New positions ​Supercheap Auto - Stones Corner
​Supercheap Auto Stones Corner are currently looking to hire a new team to commence working with them.  Applicants must be 16 years and over to be able to apply.  If you are interested, please submit a resume in store, or email to:
​Certificate II Salon Assistant ​Qld Hairdressing Academy - Stones Corner
​Delivered under the vocational Educational Training in Schools (VETiS) Program.
10 of the units in the Salon Assistant qualification cross over into Cert III in Barbering, so anyone who would like to become barbers can undertake this course.  VETiS funding applies to all students in Years 10,11 and 12.

Please see staff in room B10 to apply for this great qualification.

​Various school-based traineeship positions ​Busy At Work

School based vacancies - May 2017 (PDF, 435KB)

Reece Group vacancies - May 2017 (PDF, 55KB)

KFC Information Brochure (PDF, 1,235KB)

KFC Traineeshp Poster (PDF, 1,123KB)

Various school-based traineeship positions ​MEGT

MEGT now advertise vacancies on their Online Jobs Board

School Based Apprenticeship Information (PDF, 149KB)

Gateway Services Career Pack (PDF, 646KB)

School Based Vacancies - May 2017 (PDF, 651KB)

Courses and events

​2018 Tafe Courses ​Tafe Queensland

The 2018 Tafe course selection is now available for viewing on the Tafe website.  Look through the wide variety of courses available on offer and if you would like to apply, see us in room B10. You will need a contact email address for a parent to proceed.  2018 is open now for applications.

Tafe At School - 2018 Course Guide (PDF, 1,631KB)

​Scholarship ​Advance Queensland Scholarship Program

A Scholarship has been announced to provide an opportunity to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) at Tafe through a new Advance Queensland scholarship program. This is an opportunity for students and school leavers to gain higher level vocational education qualifications that will equip you for a career in science and technology.

The scholarship is $5,000 for the first year with the opportunity for a $5,000 top up in the second year if the student continues to university.

Applications are open to Year 12 students on 17 July, 2017 and close on 31 August, 2017.
Visit AQ website for further information:

​School to Work Transition Program
SVETE is a way of creating a pathway to employment through structured work placement experiences. This also involves completion of the skills portfolio workbook aligned with your chosen career path.

This school to work transition program involves many industries such as:

  • AccelR8 – Automotive Industry (Light and Heavy Vehicle)
  • AllevE8 – Health Industry (Aged Care)
  • Build8 – Building and Construction Industry
  • CultiV8 – Horticulture Industry
  • GenR8 – Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain Industry
  • LamIN8 – Cabinet Making Industry
  • MarIN8 – Hospitality Industry (Kitchen)
  • StyL8 – Hair and Beauty Services Industry
  • TechN8 – Electrotechnology Industry
  • RenoV8 – Hardware Industry

If your student is interested in the information evening, please see us in room B10 to register your interest, and not directly through the website as advertised.

Information Sessions (PDF, 323KB)

Program Overview (PDF, 595KB)

​Aviation Expo ​Aviation Australia ​The Aviation Expo (formerly known as the Aviation Careers Expo) is being held on 19 Aug 2017 and offers the ultimate aviation showcase.
​2018 Courses ​Tafe Qld TAFE Queensland SkillsTech is now taking enrolments for a range of pre-apprenticeships and short courses for 2018.
Please contact the VET Coordinator or visit B10 for further information.​