Catholic Trade Training Centres

Catholic Trade Training Centres


Fast track your career while you finish your HSC

Catholic Trade Training Centres (CTTCs) offer a flexible schooling experience for Year 11 and 12 students wanting to pursue a career in a vocational field. Students are able to start the first year of an apprenticeship in their chosen trade while they complete the Higher School Certificate (HSC).


Combine study and a trade

Get more qualifications and more options! Students will get on the job experience and mentoring. There’s also the opportunity for a school-based apprenticeship.

Trade areas include Hairdressing, Hospitality (Commercial Cookery), Electrotechnology, Automotive, Carpentry, Shop Fitting, Brick and Block Laying, Engineering (metals), Childcare, & Plumbing.

Other trade areas are also available.

Try a trade day

Are you a student or do you know of a student who is considering study in a trade? 

The Catholic Trade Training Centres (CTTCs) are offering an exclusive opportunity for students to try out a trade for a day on 4 August 2016. Try a Trade Day will provide hands on experience and a greater understanding in one of four trades being offered at McCarthy and Loyola Catholic Trade Training Centres. 

The trades being offered include:

  • Metals and Engineering (Fabrication) at McCarthy Catholic Trade Training Centre
  • Brick and Block Laying at McCarthy Catholic Trade Training Centre
  • Hairdressing at Loyola Trade Training Centre
  • Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) at Loyola Trade Training Centre

How students can participate?
It’s easy! Simply complete an expression of interest form and the CTTC will contact you.

Students are encouraged to complete this form as soon as possible as places are limited. 

Contact the McCarthy or Loyola CTTC for more information.


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Catholic Trade Training Centres are located at:

Loyola Senior High School

91 North Parade Mt Druitt
t 9407 7081
Loyola Website
Enquire by email


McCarthy Catholic College

75 MacKellar Street Emu Plains
t 4735 3211
McCarthy Website
Enquire by email

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