Frequently Asked Questions
After consultation with your home school, students interested in enrolling in Western Technical College are required to complete an online Registration of Interest.
Once you are contacted by Western Technical College, in consultation with your home school, will be required to complete an online enrolment form.
Our College welcome students from Catholic, Independent and the Department for Education schools from all areas of Adelaide and regional towns.
Your course will be delivered at Western Technical College for one day of the week.
On the corner of Russell & Symon Streets, Rosewater. Adjacent to Mount Carmel College.
Public transport is close by with Alberton train station a five minute walk and bus stops either on Torrens or Grand Junction Roads, a short walking distance away.
As the Western Technical College is a trade college, an appropriate uniform is partly supplied. The uniform depends on your trade and can be identified from each course program. (link to each flyer) Ie; high-vis work shirt, trousers, safety footwear and equipment. Personal Protective Equipment not supplied can be purchased from identified suppliers upon enrolment.
TAFE SA and Western Technical College have an agreement in place, whereby TAFESA are responsible for the delivery, auditing and accreditation of all VET courses delivered.
The College is committed to providing students with affordable vocational education & training options. A range of fees apply in accordance with the type and length of course. Government subsidies may be applicable, discuss this with the VET coordinator at your school.
Trainees are encouraged to consult with their home school and specialised school sector industry engagement consultants, along with the College’s Industry Connect Consultant to assist in gaining an apprenticeship. Opportunities are disseminated to students and home schools on a weekly basis. Students are also encouraged to seek their own apprenticeships and through a combination of both, most students are successful by the end of their time at the College.
Experience shows that our program will give you an advantage. We provide you with the skills and opportunities – but we don’t give you the apprenticeship – only you can guarantee that!