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: finalist in the 2015 Australian Training Awards and again in 2016!

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
  • Indigenous Program

VET programs 2016

Recent News

The latest news and announcements View all News

Australian Training Awards Finalist Again in 2016

NASSSA...Finalists in the Australian Training Awards, School Pathways to VET Awards, in 2015 and again in 2016.

2016, Term 3, Issue 1

Pathways Newsletter for Term 3, Issue 1

2016 Term 2, Issue 3

The third newsletter for Term 2, 2016

2016, Term 2 Issue 2

The second newsletter for term 2; PDF available for download.


The next upcoing events View / Filter all Events

Term 4

Week 2

NASSSA Work Connected Steering Group

Project aimed to connect students to the world of work.

Term 4

Week 2

NASSSA Leaders

Meeting for the Leader Team of the NASSSA Alliance

Term 4

Week 2

NASSSA Pathways Group

Pathways Steering Group

Term 4

Week 3

NASSSA Council

An agenda will be attached prior to the event and minutes will be posted afterwards (as appropriate).

Term 4

Week 3

NASSSA Wellbeing and Learning Group

Meeting for the Wellbeing Team of the NASSSA Alliance

Term 4

Week 3

VET Leaders

Meeting for the Vocational Education & Training Team of the NASSSA Alliance

Term 4

Week 3

eLearning Reference Group

Meeting for the eLearning Reference Group of the NASSSA Alliance

Term 4

Week 4


Meeting for the Youth Action Team of the NASSSA Alliance