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Bring on the 21st Century The College offers a range of industrystandard programs so students can take advantage of the freelance/gig economy.

Creating a career

Secondary College Offering a traditional high school as well as an Adult Learning Centre and the Townsville Creative Technologies Centre, Heatley Secondary College caters for a diverse array of learners.

H A wide range of hands-on activities keeps students engaged in learning.

eatley Secondary College (HSC) is dedicated to helping students prepare for the 21st-century. “We offer a range of programs to ensure our students are well-preprared for their future,” says Heatley Secondary College Principal Murray James. “These learners will have many more jobs throughout their lifetime than someone of my era and we are preparing them to take advantage of that fact.”

HSC continues to achieve outstanding academic results and adds to its vocational line-up of programs every year. “We have a new Certificate III in Fitness and are currently building a catering block that will enable us to deliver a Certificate II or III in Hospitality,” Principal James says. “Many students will study for an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR), ready for university, while others will choose a pathway that prepares them to enter the workforce directly. “We are committed to ensuring

Adult Learning Centre Heatley’s Adult Learning Centre offers people of all ages a second chance to complete their schooling.

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he Heatley Adult Learning Centre offers a range of Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority subjects to support adult learners to gain access to university, the Defence force, the public service or gain job advancement. Students can attain their Senior qualifications within a

year rather than completing the traditional Year 11 and 12. Careerchangers are able to undertake university prerequisite subjects to broaden their horizons, and those keen to pick up a particular subject, such as nurses needing Chemistry for their Midwifery course, can do so too.

Making it Happen The Adult Learning Centre produces many success stories,

they all succeed, including our mature-age students who are making the most of the many programs offered by our Adult Learning Centre and the Townsville Creative Technologies Centre.” As a College we provide a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers students to excel as the leaders of tomorrow. We develop a community of compassionate, resilient and proud learners that embrace diversity and are responsible and active global citizens.

The Adult Learning Centre offers day and night classes for Year 10 to 12 studies.

including a single mum who completed five subjects to attain her Queensland Certificate of Education and is now at university studying to be a teacher. In addition to Year 12 completion, the Adult Learning Centre also caters for those students requiring an alternate pathway to completing their Year 10 studies. The Adult Learning Centre caters for learners aged 14 or 15 years to mature age.

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