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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : July 23rd 2009
MB INNER WEST COURIER, Thursday, July 23, 2009 9 www.innerwestcourier.com.au NEWS Trade college for Burwood Lana Lam Patrick O'Reilly will be principal of the new Burwood vocational college. Insets show the artist's impressions. Main picture: PHIL BLATCH ~PP299282 '' They are students who have made it clear to their parents that this is what they want to do HAIRDRESSERS, panelbeaters and musicians will share a cam- pus when a new vocational college replaces Christian Brothers in Burwood next year. Christian Brothers will close at the end of the year and work has already started on the new school, to be called the Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College. Patrick O'Reilly has been ap- pointed foundation principal of the senior co-educational college. He has just finished a five-year stint as assistant principal at Marist College in Kogarah and held the same position at Bethlehem College in Ashfield before that. ''The school's approach is very much around the workplace,'' Mr O'Reilly said. ''The work placement is the first thing we organise, and classroom- based learning will complement it.'' About 60 students have already enrolled for 2010 and Mr O'Reilly is projecting to have up to 150 students in the first year. By 2011, the college will offer 13 vocational courses: automotive, construction, furniture-making, hospitality, entertainment indus- try, health and aged care, child services, business services, retail, IT, media, beauty therapy/make- up, and hairdressing. Southern Cross Catholic Vo- cational College students will graduate with a Certificate II and III, which has equal standing to one year of an apprenticeship. ''I think construction and automotive will be very popular. Hairdressing and child services will be too,'' Mr O'Reilly said. Mr O'Reilly said the college would provide students with a viable vocational pathway. ''One of the things is they are students who have made it clear to their parents that this is what they want to do,'' he said. ''There are some very academi- cally capable students so it's really debunking the idea that if you are academically capable, you will go to university. This isn't the case.'' With the Australian College of Journalism, you can learn how to write and sell children's stories, perfect your proofreading skills or find out what it takes to become a successful freelance travel writer or photographer. With our expert tutors available to guide you through your studies, you could be on the way to an exciting new career today! Study at your own pace - from home or online Learn the best ways to get your work published & make some extra money. Turn your passions into profit PAYBACK BONUS OFFER For a limited time, enrol with the ACJ and SAVE $200 off your course fees*. Hurry - offer ends 31 August 2009! Call 1300 309 225 and ask Peta for a FREE information pack, or visit us online at www.acj.edu.au * $198 deposit required. Visit www.acj.edu.au for full terms and conditions. The Australian College of Journalism is a division of Cengage Education. Level 1, 1 Waltham St Artarmon NSW 2064. Cengage Education Pty Ltd ABN 61 000 011 692. NPIN9 458_1 Not-for-profit organisations and community groups with an innovative approach to tackling alcohol misuse are invited to apply for an inaugural Building Safer Drinking Cultures Innovation Grant. DrinkWise Australia will fund community-based projects that apply new ideas and approaches to promote positive behaviour change to bring about safer drinking cultures. Grants of between $5,000 and $25,000 will be awarded. Visit ww w.drinkwise.com.au to download the Grants Guidelines and Application Form or call (03) 9935 4700. Applications close Friday 11 September, 2009. BUILDING SAFER DRINKING CULTURES INNOVATION GRANTS Apply for a grant -- be part of the solution
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