Industry Program

Armadale Senior High School offers students a range of trade related pathways in upper school within the Industry Program. Certificates delivered as part of the Program are nationally recognised and include Automotive, Construction and Engineering. Industry Program students aspire, strive and achieve through Certificate based and School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) subjects to gain WACE (Secondary Graduation) in Year 12.

In year 11 there are two pathways for the Industry program – Engineering or Construction. Within the construction pathway students may choose from Brick and Block Laying or Carpentry and Joinery. Both pathways include English, Mathematics, Automotive Engineering, Technology and Materials Design and Technology. As part of the Construction program students are required to complete 220 hours of Workplace Learning. Students completing the Engineering pathway complete a Certificate II in Engineering Pathways and in the Construction pathway students complete a Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway-Trades).

In Year 12 we offer Industry Program – Automotive where students complete a Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation and continue with Math, English, Automotive Engineering Technology and Materials Design and Technology. In year 12 students complete 110 hours of Workplace Learning.

Our strong link with local businesses provides our students with Workplace Learning opportunities to engage them with relevant and challenging practical experiences.

The Industry Program at Armadale Senior High School is delivered in our state of the art facilities, including our $2 million Wet Trades Construction focus Trade Training Centre. This provides students with an outstanding work environment in which to develop their trade specific skills to industry standards.

Industry Program students are provided with strong leadership and direction by targeting specific needs including engaged learning, inclusive working environment, industry and real world educational delivery. Across Years 11 and 12, entry into the Industry Program is by selection and interview.