Alternate Pathways

Alternate Pathways are available for students in Year 11 and 12.  Most of the courses run for 12 months and come at an additional cost.  Please click through the below to view available options.


Students typically study through TAFE when they are interested in a trade.  A list of popular Certificates that our students complete include (but are not limited to):

  • CERT II in Salon Assistant
  • CERT II in Engineering Pathways
  • CERT II in Kitchen Operations
  • CERT II in Electrotechnology
  • CERT II in Furnishing Making
  • CERT II in Health
Townsville Creative Technologies College (TCTC)

Students typically study through TCTC when they love all things creative combined with technology.

  • CERT II in Music Industries
  • CERT II in Printing and Graphic Arts
  • CERT II in Creative Industries – animation
  • CERT II in Creative Industries – screen
  • CERT II in Game Design
Youth With A Mission (YWAM)
  • CERT III in Screen and Media – radio
  • CERT I in Construction 
Kath Dickson
  • CERT III in Childcare
Distance Education
  • Senior Languages eg, Spanish
School-Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SAT)
  • Typically students in Years 11 and 12 are trained in the workplace (students are employed) with a training organisation in their chosen apprenticeships or traineeships, while continuing to study towards their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE)