Who We Are
The Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) is a co-educational trade school where Year 10, 11 and 12 students complete their senior secondary education whilst beginning a school based apprenticeship in an industry.
The AITC has over 600 apprenticeships and traineeships on offer. The Australian Industry Trade College supports your young person’s search for a suitable apprenticeship by employing Industry Consultants whose role it is to liaise with employers and to coach and mentor your son or daughter, whether they are in unpaid work experience, a work placement or already in a paid apprenticeship in industry.
To hold in high regard or honour. We will respect our employers and work environment, our trainers/mentors, our work colleagues and our trade
A dignified sense of personal expectation in one’s character, self-respect and work
A state of mind which enables one to encounter difficulties and danger with firmness and without fear
Consistent in principles, intentions and actions
A code of conduct stressing equality and fellowship
Performing tasks with great energy, exertion and persistence
Insuring against hurt, injury, danger or risk
Board of Directors
Paulene Henderson, Board ChairB Bus (Acc), MBA, CA, GAICD
Jack StevensB Bus, B Com, GradDip CA
Christine LohmanMBA, FPRIA, FAICD
Professor Geraldine CastletonCert T, B Ed, GradDip T, M Ed (Hons, First Class), PhD
Peter WhitelawCert T, B Ed, B Econ, GradDip Ed (School Admin), GradCert SocSc (Interprofessional Leadership), M Ed
Ric RoachB Comm, CA, ICAA
Mark HandsM.Ed, B.Sc, AFAIM, MACE, GAICD, Cert III Carpentry
Helen CoyerGrad Dip (IT), CPA, B.Bus (Accounting), GAICD
Bobbette van ZylB.Com (Hons), CA(SA) CA ANZ
Caroline McGuireBBus(HRM), Dip Neuroscience of Leadership, Cert IV Workplace & Business Coaching, FCPHR
Eliza LaneM. Ed, Grad Dip Ed (Applied Learning), Grad Cert Careers Ed, B. Bus Man, TAE40110.
Lee SmithB,A (Hons), B. Sc, PGCE
Nicole de VriesB.Bus (Marketing & Public Relations), B.CI (Media & Communications), M.Edplus
We are always seeking innovative educators and entrepreneurial talent to join our team to help us create a new educational paradigm in Australia. We’d welcome your application for any of the open roles listed below.
Policies and Reports
The AITC Board of Directors are responsible for the development of policies to ensure that guidelines are followed and adopted within the AITC. The Policies are designed to influence and determine all major decisions and actions, and all activities take place within the boundaries set by them. These policies are reviewed annually or as required.
The Australian Industry Trade College Ltd (ABN: 76 115 458 743) (‘The AITC’) is committed to principles of sound governance.
As an unlisted company limited by guarantee, the AITC is not required to report against the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations however, AITC uses these principles as a guide to best practice, and has implemented these as far as they are relevant to it as a member organisation of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. The AITC reports against these principles in this corporate governance statement as a part of its commitment to preserving stakeholder confidence.