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). 

Under the new system, ATARs may be awarded to students who successfully complete: 

  • Five senior authority subjects
  • Four senior authority subjects plus one vocational education and training (VET) qualification at Certificate lll or above; or
  • Four senior authority subjects plus one subject Area Syllabus subject. 

Get your schools ready and fine-tune processes now as the reforms are the biggest change to senior education in more than 40 years 

Refer to the following link for more information:


Why choose Cairns Training Academy for your VETiS partner?

  • 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 15 years since 2003.
  • No up-front fees for students or schools
  • 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 as required un the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s) 2015


 Courses include:

  • Early Childhood Education and Care (Educator in a Childcare Centre)
  • Individual Support (Support worker)
  • Education Support (Teacher-aide)
  • Allied Health Assistance (under the direction of an Allied Health Professional)


Contact us at email/reception)( for further information including the details of our MOU we agree to for a partnership agreement.