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 Program

View VET programs


Recent News

The latest news and announcements View all News

Thomas Downie wins the ‘NASSSA Vocational Education and Training Student of the Year for 2020’

NASSSA Vocational Education and Training Student of the Year for 2020

Stephanie's SA Training Awards Success

Paralowie student, Stephanie Verrall wins SA's School-Based Apprentice of the Year in 2020

NASSSA Students Thrive During National Skills Week 2020

52 open classes, inviting students to be informed, inspired & ignited for potential 2021 training.

National Skills Week

NASSSA's 'Ensemble of Schools' in National Skills Week 'Orchestra of Ideas"


The next upcoing events View / Filter all Events

Term 2

Week 1

SALT (Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen) Day

Workshop for girls to promote non-traditional trades (sample video attached)

Term 2

Week 1

NASSSA Digital Technology CAT meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA Digital Technology CAT leaders

Term 2

Week 2

NASSSA EALD Leaders meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA EALD leaders

Term 2

Week 2

NASSSA Maths CAT meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA Maths CAT leaders

Term 2

Week 2

NASSSA Deputy and Leader Meeting - Rescheduled from 4th May 2021

Meeting of the Deputy Principals and Senior Leaders for NASSSA

Term 2

Week 2

NASSSA Executive Meeting

Planning meeting of the NASSSA Principals’ Executive

Term 2

Week 2

NASSSA Career Development Team Meeting

Meeting of the Careers Leaders in NASSSA schools

Term 2

Week 3

NASSSA Design & Technology CAT meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA Design & Technology CAT leaders