I was able to stay in school whilst going to TAFE and doing work experience and this sounded really amazing to me.
Queensland leads the nation in the take-up of VET in schools. More than 60 percent of Queensland Year 12 graduates finish school with a VET qualification. Independent school graduate Ellie Godlement studied a range of VET programs at school and completed Year 12 with several certificate-level qualifications. After school, Ellie enrolled in a Diploma of Community Service Work and is now undertaking a Bachelor of Social Work at Griffith University while also working. Ellie shares how VET equipped her for life after school and helped guide her towards a rewarding career choice.