Vocational education


Kirwan State High School - National Provider Number: 30387

Kirwan High provides students with a range of qualifications that are recognised throughout Australia and are highly regarded by industry. Kirwan High offers the following certificate courses, some of which are provided by external Registered Training Organisations (RTOs):

  • Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation
  • Certificate I in Construction
  • Certificate II in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Connect 'n' Grow)
  • Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Art Industry Work
  • Certificate II in Aquaculture and Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement (double certificate)
  • Certificate II in Business
  • Certificate II in Community Services (Connect 'n' Grow)
  • Certificate II in Engineering (Trade Training)
  • Certificate II in Engineering Pathways
  • Certificate II in Furnishing
  • Certificate II in Health Support Services (Connect 'n' Grow)
  • Certificate II in Hospitality
  • Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
  • Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure (Australasian Drilling Institute)
  • Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
  • Certificate II in Sport and Recreation NRL (Binnacle)
  • Certificate II in Sport Coaching
  • Certificate II in Tourism
  • Certificate II in Visual Arts
  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Connect 'n' Grow)
  • Certificate III in Business (Binnacle)
  • Certificate III in Community Services (Connect 'n' Grow)
  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Cairns Training Academy)
  • Certificate III in Events
  • Certificate III in Fitness (Binnacle)
  • Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • Certificate III in Sport and Recreation (Binnacle)

Kirwan State High School partners with these Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)

  • Australasian Drilling Institute Pty Ltd (RTO number 31440)
  • Binnacle Training College Pty Ltd (RTO number 31319)
  • Cairns Training Academy (RTO number 30857)
  • Connect 'n' Grow (RTO number 40518)

View the 2018 VET Student Induction and RPL Information presentation (PPT, 2.6MB).

Vocational education

Read more about vocational education and training on the Queensland Government website.

School based apprenticeships and traineeships

Read more about school-based apprenticeships and traineeships on the Queensland Government website.

Work experience

Work experience is available to students in years 10–12. Generally students will attend work experience in the last week of each term depending on other subject commitments.

Download the Work Experience Job Selection Form.

Need more information?

Please contact the school.

2017 winning women

Congratulations to Josie Henry who was short listed as a finalist in the Women in Mining and Resources Queensland Awards in the category of Exceptional School Student in Queensland Minerals and Energy Award.

This category recognises exceptional female students who are completing Year 12 and shows significant promise and passion for the industry. Josie is a mentor and ambassador for young women in the sector.

Josie Henry - QMEA Awards

Last reviewed 20 January 2021
Last updated 20 January 2021