Redland City students and businesses are the big winners with the Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) announcing the Redlands as the location for its new education facility.
The college will provide local students in years 11 and 12 with access to quality trade training and senior education that is proven to increase future employment opportunities.
The decision comes after both Mayor Karen Williams and Councillor Paul Bishop lobbied for the college to locate in the Redlands.
The AITC implements a unique curriculum which allows students to complete their Queensland Certificate of Education while training full time as an Australian school-based apprentice in the real world of industry, producing skilled employees who will ultimately benefit local businesses.
The results speak for themselves, with 98 per cent of AITC students completing their Queensland Certificate of Education and 93 per cent graduating with a full-time apprenticeship through their AITC education.”22
The Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) decision will provide local businesses with access to ‘work-ready’ apprentices and trainees with quality education providing the foundations for a strong economy and an innovative business sector.
Queensland TAFE also recently committed to its ongoing presence in the Redlands.