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 employment consultants whose role it is to liaise with employers and to coach and mentor your son or daughter 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 among men stressing equality and fellowship
Performing tasks with great energy, exertion and persistence
Insuring against hurt, injury, danger or risk.
Board of Directors
Greg AlderB.CivilEngineering, ADip.CivilEngineering Chairman of the Board
Paulene HendersonB Bus (Acc), MBA, CA, GAICD
Christine LohmanMBA, FPRIA, FAICD
Peter TaylorBAppSc (Hons) Metallurgy,Grad Dip Ind Eng
Dr Justin CraigB. Bus, B. Psych, M. Couns, PhD.
Jack StevensB. Bus, B. Com, GradDip CA
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
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.
Nicole de VriesB.Bus (Marketing & Public Relations), B.CI (Media & Communications), M.Edplus
Lee SmithBSc (Hons) Database Design and IT: Certificate in Education: CELTA
Jamie DorringtonBADip Ed., MA Politics, MEd. Admin, MBA, PhD Ed.
Richard PetherbridgeBHM, Grad Dip Ed, TAE40116
Tracey MillarDip. Ed (Secondary), B.Ed, Grad Dip Health Promotion, M. Health Science, Cert IV Training and Assessment, Cert III Business Admin.
As an industry leader we pride ourselves on providing our students with the best education possible. This all starts with the AITC team – from our teaching staff to our administration staff, we’re focused on the students and ensuring they graduate with a skill set that opens a world of opportunity.
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 AITC is a private company which operates under not for profit guidelines. A Board of directors, selected from legal, financial, education, Training and industry backgrounds, provides the strategic governance ensuring that the college maintains its mission and fiduciary obligations. The company has 25 members who represent a broad cross section of industries. These company members provide strategic advice for ensuring the college is well placed to provide the best outcomes for both its young people and the employers aligned with the AITC.