• Educator in an early childhood education and care setting (Childcare)

  • Work, earn, and learn PLUS receive government entitlements of up to $2500 

  • You can start whilst you are at school 

VETiS is now officially valued more than ever! From 2019 QLD schools will join other States and move away from the current OP score to the new system ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank). 

Refer to the following link for more information:

Why choose Cairns Training Academy?

  • User Choice funding provides opportunity for students to complete a school-based traineeship

  • School-based traineeships are Fee-free for students

  • Cairns Training Academy is a leader in VETiS reflected through our Qld Training accolades that have recognised our VETiS initiatives and outcomes now spanning over 20 years since 2003.

  • Students pay as they go term by term (lessens the financial burden for parents)

  • Students can cancel their enrolment without penalty (have only paid pro-rata fees)

  • Provision of 24/7 access for teachers and students to access course materials

  • We recognise schools are unique entities and we work with you to support positive and compliant outcomes benefiting all stakeholders

  • We provide VET PD to ensure your teacher who will also wear the hat of school-based trainer/assessor is not only demonstrating industry knowledge, skills and currency but also VET currency


 Courses include:

  • CHC30121 Certificate lll in Early Childhood Education and Care (Educator in a Childcare Centre)

  • CHC30221 Certificate lll in School Based Education Support (Teacher-aide)

  • HLT33021 Certificate lll in Allied Health Assistance (under the direction of an Allied Health Professional)

  • CHC33021 Certificate lll in Individual Support (traineeship only)


Contact us at email/schools)( for further information including the details of our partnership agreement.