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La Valla TTC Agriculture Show

This event was held on Thursday 12 May and featured CCB and BSSC students participating in the showing of Alpacas (supplied by Yenaminut Alpaca Stud) and Dexter cattle and Polwarth sheep (with support from Homeleigh Polwarths).


The show aims to provide students with experience in the show ring, gain valuable feedback from experienced judges and showcase […]

May 24th, 2016|Student Stories|

Bendigo Bank

Engineering students toured Bendigo Bank to study the sustainable features in the bank building.

May 24th, 2016|Student Stories|

The 2015 Australian Sheep & Wool Show

The Australian Sheep and Wool Show was held over three days at the Bendigo Showgrounds on Friday 17th – Sunday 19th July. Six Certificate II Agriculture students exhibited our Polwarth Stud Sheep over the weekend. They complete a unit ‘Plan to Exhibit Livestock’ which involves the students completing their entries, preparing and clipping the sheep […]

August 6th, 2015|Student Projects|

Melbourne Royal Alpaca Show

Over the last weekend of the school holidays four Certificiate II Agriculture students attended the Melbourne Royal Alpaca Show and competed in the Youth Paraders Competition. This complements the unit ‘Plan to Exhibit Livestock’ unit. The competition is split into two sections, the Showmanship and Stockmanship Sections and classes depending on individual experience.

Congratulations to Sarah […]

August 6th, 2015|Student Projects|

Engineering Taster Course

A group of year 10 Catholic College students completed a taster course at the Park Rd facility as an introduction to engineering. Running over 10 weeks the students focused on welding and created a barbeque hotplate. Completing the taster course will help the students decide if they continue engineering study into years 11 and 12.

July 22nd, 2015|Student Projects|

Sam’s Story

After loving my work placement at Hoffman Engineering, I applied for the apprenticeship after I finished Year 11, but they encouraged me to complete Year 12. So now I am set up with the skills to manage my apprentice trade training
– Sam K
2011 Australian Vocational Student Prize
2015 completing apprenticeship at Hoffman Engineering

July 22nd, 2015|Student Stories|