Winner - school pathways to VET award

Northern Adelaide State Secondary Schools' Alliance

NASSSA was formed to provide opportunities and career pathways for all students in alliance schools in northern Adelaide.

By combining resources across all alliance schools, NASSSA gives students a great opportunity for the future. See NASSSA Career Tools.

NASSSA: Finalist in the 2019 SA Training Awards

Welcome to Kaurna Country

What is NASSSA?

NASSSA is an Alliance of 11 Public Schools in northern Adelaide.

Watch the video to learn about the location, purpose and philosophy, particularly around the opportunity for students to participate in Vocational Education and Training [VET] programs.

Pathways for students

For access to NASSSA Career Tools, click HERE

Inspiring the Future Australia


Vocational Education and Training (VET) is industry specific training providing students with national qualifications that can be obtained while the student is still at school. Some pathways you can explore through VET include:

  • Agricultural
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Electrotechnology
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Hairdressing & Makeup
  • Health & Community Services
  • Hospitality & Food Processing
  • Information Technology & Business
  • Music & Multimedia
  • Sport, Fitness & Recreation
  • Transport
  • Aboriginal Programs

View VET programs


Recent News

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NASSSA Debating Competition 2021

Students from NASSSA schools participate in a new-look Debating Competition.

NASSSA celebrates National Skills Week 2021

Open Class sessions enjoyed by NASSSA students.

National Skills Week 2021, 'Rethink Your Ideas' at NASSSA Open Classes

For National Skills Week, NASSSA, in collaboration with their RTOs and trainers are offering ‘open classes’.

NASSSA Debate Training Day 2021

NASSSA schools prepare for 2021 Debating competition


The next upcoing events View / Filter all Events

Term 4

Week 3

NASSSA FLO Team meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA FLO Team

Term 4

Week 3

NASSSA VET Leader Meeting

Meeting of vocational pathways in NASSSA schools

Term 4

Week 3

NASSSA Executive Meeting

Planning meeting of the NASSSA Principals’ Executive

Term 4

Week 4

NASSSA Uni Pathways

Meeting for the University Pathways Team of the NASSSA Alliance (EALD Focus/Transition)

Term 4

Week 4

NASSSA English CAT meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA English CAT leaders

Term 4

Week 4

NASSSA Aboriginal Education Team - PD

Cultural Motivation Training - Professional Development

Term 4

Week 4

NASSSA Vocational Pathways Group Meeting

Strategic meeting around Vocational Pathways

Term 4

Week 5

NASSSA Design & Technology CAT meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA Design & Technology CAT leaders