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 student a great opportunity for the future.

NASSSA: Winner in the 2016 Australian Training Awards

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


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 Program

View VET programs


Recent News

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Round 1 Debating Outcomes

Ten teams of students from six NASSSA schools debated the topic "that plastic straws should be banned".

2019 NASSSA Debating off to a great start!

Student Training Day for 2019 NASSSA Debating

Leader Strategic PD Day

NASSSA Deputies and Leaders at Strategic Pedagogical Improvement Professional Development

NASSSA Debating Grand Final Success

On Wednesday Oct 31st, we celebrated the conclusion to our debating competition for 2018


The next upcoing events View / Filter all Events

Term 2

Week 5

NASSSA English CAT Professional Development

Professional Development workshop (Half day) for the NASSSA English CAT Team

Term 2

Week 5

NASSSA Debating Competition, Round 2 Debate

Round 2 of the NASSSA Debating Competition, 2019

Term 2

Week 5

NASSSA Principal Meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA Principals

Term 2

Week 5


Meeting of the NASSSA SACE CAT Team (Rescheduled from 17th May)

Term 2

Week 6

NASSSA Technologies CAT Meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA Technologies CAT Team

Term 2

Week 7

NASSSA Arts CAT Team - Professional Development

Professional Development (Half day) for the NASSSA Arts CAT Team

Term 2

Week 7

NASSSA Deputy and Leader Meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA Leaders

Term 2

Week 7

NASSSA Career Development Team Meeting

Meeting of NASSSA Career Leaders