At Calrossy there are numerous vocational pathways available, among the most popular are in hospitality and primary industries.
During Years 11 and 12 students participating in the Certificate II in Kitchen Operations will gain the skills to the level of a second year apprentice chef. Work placements in industry must total 70 hours. This could include experiences gained from catering for various school functions, including Experience and Grandparents Day – producing bulk sandwiches, Mother’s Day Canapes and Cocktails and Ag Quip.
Calrossy also has a farm, Tangara ( The Tamworth Area Agri-Industry Skills Trade Training Centre) and runs its own cattle stud, Kamilaroi Shorthorns. This allows students to pursue various agricultural endeavours including courses in Primary Industries. Students involved in the HSC subject Primary Industries regularly visit the farm to carry out the practical component of the subject. Such students have the opportunity to complete either a Certificate II or Certificate III in Agriculture in association with their studies of PI. For more details see Trade Training Centre and Kamilaroi Shorthorns in the Community menu.