Rookies Program

Rookies Program2022-09-07T16:58:37+10:00

Every new student completes the Rookies program as it provides an important foundation for each young person’s AITC journey.

It has 3 important phases and allows each young person to discover their pathway forward.

  1. Be Prepared (Orientation days) The Rookies program begins with a 2-day orientation at their selected campus. It is completed before each young person attend the Rookies Challenge and help orientate them to their campus and fellow new peers.
  2. Rookie Challenge is a 3-5 day adventure learning experience at Emu Gully Adventure Education. (Lockyer Valley). All new entrants are required to complete the Rookies Challenge as part of their induction to the AITC.
  3. Be Ready Training is completed during the Rookies’ first term at the College within their industry weeks.  Young people will experience a range of industry activities that are designed to help expand the young person view of the world of work and learn more about a range of industries and their opportunities.  This will include workplace visits, community service opportunities, TAFE training, white card safety card careers advice, safety skills and all preparing them for their first work experience.

Designed for new starters with the AITC, the Rookies Program is a transition course that welcomes and prepares young people to the unique AITC model. Immediately preceding your young person’s commencement with the College, the program includes training in workplace health and safety, character and values, employability skills, and the importance of community, and aims to equip rookies with the skills and tools they need to excel at school and in the industry of their choice.


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