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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Inspiring the Future - Volunteer TODAY!

Rotary presentations on Inspiring the Future attracts community volunteers in Northern Adelaide to talk to students about their careers

ItF Volunteering, YAT Anti-bullying Conference 2018

Student participation was amazing whilst working with students at the event on ideas for positive change. (Aryanne Guevara, Uni SA)

YAT Anti-bullying Conference 2018

NASSSA Youth Action Team conference 2018 on anti-bullying in which 100 students participated. Bullying - NO WAY!

Awards for Outstanding Students in Vocational Training

62 students recognised in 12 industry categories on December 12th, 2017


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Term 2

Week 1


Meeting of the NASSSA EALD Curriculum Area Team

Term 2

Week 2

NASSSA Debating Competition, Round 1

Round 1 of the NASSSA Debating Competition, 2018

Term 2

Week 2

NASSSA Critical and Creative Thinking Working Group

Term 2

Week 2


Meeting of the NASSSA Science Curriculum Area Team

Term 2

Week 2


Meeting of the NASSSA English Curriculum Area Team

Term 2

Week 3

NASSSA Technology CAT

Meeting of the NASSSA Technology Curriculum Area Team

Term 2

Week 3

NASSSA Leaders (Deputies) Meeting

Meeting of the Deputies of the NASSSA Schools, Graham Jennings Minutes

Term 2

Week 3

NASSSA Special Education CAT

Meeting of the NASSSA Special Education Curriculum Area Team