Catholic Trade Training Centre

The Loyola Catholic Trade Training Centre (CTTC) offers Year 11 and 12 students the chance to combine vocational training with academic subjects to complete both their HSC and a traineeship or first year of an apprenticeship.


The benefits of studying at Loyola CTTC are:

  • completing Years 11 and 12 at a Catholic School
  • potentially attaining various VET Statements of Attainment of full qualifications
  • potentially completing the first year of a full apprenticeship
  • gaining industry training and complete paid work with a workplace mentor
  • an improved transition from school to work
  • the development of essential employment skills
  • greater flexibility and relevance in their learning
  • learning in a technology-rich online environment
  • receiving valuable advice from mentors who are a vital contact for both students, parents and employers
  • learning in a young adult environment.

Students are trained using state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that they receive industry-standard trade training. The trade areas include:

  • Hairdressing
  • Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • Electrotechnology
  • Automotive
  • Carpentry
  • Shopfitting
  • Engineering (Metals)
  • Telecommunications
  • Childcare
  • Beauty.

We place high demands and expectations on the students as would be expected in any workplace and we offer:

  • more qualifications and options
  • flexible schooling experience
  • combined study and trade
  • Statement of Attainment towards a Certificate III qualification
  • on the job experience and mentoring from industry professionals
  • competency based assessments instead of sitting exams
  • significant work placement experience
  • chance to complete paid work
  • State and Commonwealth government assistance for school-based apprentices and trainees.