Vocational education and training courses build practical and professional skills that help students to achieve their potential and progress in their chosen field.

Queensland Vocational Education and Training

Queensland is internationally renowned for its high quality, industry focused vocational education and training system. Led by industry and responsive to local and international needs, vocational education and training providers in Queensland are focused on delivering skills based training that gives students a competitive edge.

Queensland’s key industries and strengths

  • Aviation and aerospace

    Queensland is home to a growing aviation industry employing more than 14,000 people and backed by a strong education and training base.

  • Health sciences

    With cutting-edge facilities, practical work experience opportunities and strong links with healthcare agencies and professional associations.

  • Creative industries

    Queensland's education and training providers work closely with industry partners to provide students with access to the facilities, teachers and opportunities to help build creative careers.

  • Mining

    Queensland is a global leader in the export of coal and other raw and refined commodities and has a broad base of significant industries associated with mining.

  • Engineering

    With close links to industry, industry-affiliated programs provide students with the skills and experience they need for their future roles in engineering.

  • Tourism and hospitality

    Queensland's leisure destinations and natural environment are among the most popular in Australia and attract more than 16 million visitors each year.

Vocational education and training courses

Students can choose from a wide range of study areas including: