Vocational education


Vocational Education and Training (VET) - RTO Number: 30051

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Download the VET Student Handbook (PDF, 1.4MB).

Currently, we deliver 6 certificate qualifications and 2 short courses:

Code Certificate course
ICT10115Certificate I IDMT (Information, Digital Media and Technology)
BSB20115Certificate II Business
FSK20113Certificate II FSK
SIT 20316Certificate II Hospitality
CUA20715Certificate II Visual Arts
CUA31115Certificate III Visual Arts
​Responsible Service of Alcohol

​Prepare and serve expresso coffee
Use hygienic practices for food safety

Also, through our relationship with Binnacle Training, we offer the Certificate III in Business (BSB30115) and the Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315).  For more information click on the link or see the Senior Subject Selection Handbook

We also offer the Diploma of Business (BSB50215), Diploma of Event Management (SIT50316), Certificate III in Tourism (SIT30116) and Certificate III in Screen and Media (CUA31015) with Prestige Services Training.  Again, for more information click on the link or see the Senior Subject Selection Handbook.

Throughout the year, we offer many other certificate courses using external Registered Training Organisations.  Please read the newsletter and emails to find out more information about on-going courses and opportunities for your child.

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At Benowa State High School we have close ties to the Gold Coast Institute of TAFE.

Currently we have students involved in many of their courses.

The possibilities are endless at GCIT

While you're still at school, explore a possible career path by enrolling into one of our short courses designed for school students. Increase your job opportunities by completing a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship or start your pathway to university. Start a pathway to university when you apply for a guaranteed place in a diploma or advanced diploma level course through our direct entry and scholarship program. Secure your early place in a diploma program at Gold Coast Institute of TAFE by applying for one of eight education and training scholarship places on offer through the direct entry and Scholarship program.

Gold Coast Institute of TAFE recognises all Gold Coast and Northern New South Wales year 12 students commitment to an industry area of your choice. The direct entry and Scholarship program can guarantee you a place in a diploma program based on your vocational studies and industry experience. No OP or rank is required. The direct entry and scholarship program recognises that you may be well suited to a particular course and offers a direct place. It focuses on your personal attributes and your suitability to a particular course you are interested in. The scholarships cover course fees and $500 to be spent towards learning materials at the Gold Coast Institute of TAFE bookshop. Eligibility for these scholarships is open only to Gold Coast year 12 students who are Queensland residents.

If you are a school-leaver then be sure to make an informed choice about your study options.

Find out more about our Complaints and Appeals process.

Last reviewed 04 November 2019
Last updated 04 November 2019