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

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Recent News

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NASSSA Entrepreneurial Expo Success!

200 students from the 11 NASSSA schools, were inspired by young entrepreneurs from across Adelaide at our first Entrepreneurship Expo.

Parafield Gardens High School Career Night 2018

Annual Career Night a great success.

Indian Delegation Visits NASSSA

Indian Government Minister Javadekar, and his Delegation, visit NASSSA at Parafield Gardens High School

NASSSA Debaters Deliberate Internet Services

On June 20th, NASSSA students debated whether the Australian government should provide free internet services for every citizen.


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Term 3

Week 2

NASSSA Technology CAT

Meeting of the NASSSA Technology Curriculum Area Team

Term 3

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NASSSA Aboriginal Education Team Meeting

Meeting of the NASSSA Aboriginal Education Team

Term 3

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Meeting of the NASSSA Science Curriculum Area Team

Term 3

Week 2

NASSSA University Pathways Group Meeting

Meeting of the University Pathways Team

Term 3

Week 2


Meeting of the NASSSA English Curriculum Area Team

Term 3

Week 2

NASSSA Critical and Creative Thinking Working Group

Term 3

Week 2

NASSSA Debating Competition, Round 4

Round 4 of the NASSSA Debating Competition, 2018

Term 3

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NASSSA Vocational Pathways Steering Group

Meeting of the Vocational Pathways Steering Group