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South East Trade Training Centre

tradetclogoThe South East Trade Training Centre (SETTC) was officially opened in October 2015 and is located at the entrance to the Sorell School Farm. It is operated by Department of Education and is part of the Sorell School. It was built to meet the demands for Vocational Educational Training (V.E.T.) in rural and regional areas. Sorell campus is one of eight across the state. The SETTC caters for year 11/12 and adult community members. It has a full commercial kitchen, construction workshop, horticulture area including propagation shed, tool storage, hot house and shade house, six classrooms and access to the School Farm. In addition to the courses listed below we can aim to cater for the needs of industry and community and what is required at the time.
Currently delivered at Sorell are V.E.T. courses in the following areas to year 11/12:-
• Certificate II Agriculture
• Certificate II Construction
• Certificate II Electrotechnology
• Certificate II and III Animal Studie

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In addition to this we also deliver or able deliver the following courses to the adult members in the community:-

  • Certificate III Individual Support
  • Certificate III Aged Care
  • Certificate II and III Production Horticulture
  • Certificate II Horticulture
  • Certificate II Construction Pathways
  • Certificate II and III Hospitality
  • Certificate II Kitchen Operations
  • Certificate II Business Administration
  • Certificate III Tourism Guiding
  • Certificate II and III Agriculture
  • Certificate IV TAE

We also deliver skill sets and short courses in the following but can arrange other courses on request:-

  • Barista
  • RSA
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Customer Interaction
  • Prepare simple food dishes
  • First Aid
  • Chainsaw operations
  • Tractor operations
  • Safe chemical handling
  • Weed identification
  • Quad bike operations
  • Farm fencing
  • Viticulture
  • Basic irrigation
  • Farm OH&S

For further information please contact:

Rick Birch
Co-Ordinator - South East Trade Training Centre
Sorell, Triabunna and Tasman Campuses
Executive Officer – Sorell School Farm
0428 792 851
(03)62691199
rick.birch@education.tas.gov.au