VET Certificates / Work Experience / UniReady / UniPath
Students undertaking the General Pathway in Year 11 and/or Year 12 can select additional optional programs, depending on their educational needs and post-school aspirations.
Please note that these optional programs will be selected after the Year 11 school-based subject selection process has been completed.
Further information about these additional optional programs is below:
General Pathway students can choose to study a VET Certificate in addition to their school subjects. A VET Certificate is a nationally-recognised qualification offered by a TAFE or private Registered Training Organisation (RTO). General Pathway students can attend their training organisation one day per week to study a Certificate II, III, or IV.
VET Certificates are studied in addition to the student’s 6 school-based subjects.
Enrolment in VET Certificates for 2024 will be opened to students in Term 3 of 2023.
General Pathway students can choose to participate in the College’s work experience program. This program is known as ‘Onsite’.
Students who are engaged in Onsite will attend their chosen workplace one day per week for approximately 20 weeks of the school year (that is, 20 days in total).
Work experience is undertaken in addition to the student’s 6 school-based subjects.
Enrolment in Work Experience for 2024 will be opened to students in Term 3 of 2023.
UniReady / UniPath (Year 12 only)
General Pathway students can choose to participate in the UniReady or UniPath Programs (only offered to Year 12 students). UniReady and UniPath are enabling programs , designed to prepare Year 12 students for University entry. Upon successful completion of UniReady or UniPath, students are awarded a nominal ATAR of 70 which can then be used to enter a wide range of University courses at Western Australian Universities.
In Term 2 of Year 11, students will be offered the opportunity to enrol for UniReady in Year 12.
Further information about these additional opportunities can be found at: https://www.newman.wa.edu.au/careers-transition/