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Urangan Tech program

Urangan Tech (U-TECH) is a vocational pathway partnership between Urangan State High School and East Coast TAFE which presents some great opportunities for those students who know what they want to study and are focused on their career goals.
The U-Tech program allows students to study their chosen vocational field, obtain structured work placement in their field of study, as well as achieve their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) at the end of year 12.

The management and organisation of the program is shared jointly between Urangan State High School and East Coast TAFE.  All students are enrolled through Urangan State High School and have access to services and extra-curricular activities provided by the school.
Students study English, Maths and three electives taught by Urangan State High School teachers at the Urangan State High School campus in Robert Street four days per week. Students also study a trade certificate through East Coast TAFE - RTO # 0418 one day per week on the East Coast TAFE campus in Urraween Road.  Certificates on offer through this program are: 
  • CPC10111 - Certificate I in Construction 
  • MST20616 – Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
  • AUR20716 – Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation
  • UEE22011 – Certificate II in Electrotechnology
  • MEM20413 – Certificate II in Engineering Pathways
  • MSF20516 – Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways
  • AHC20516 – Certificate II in Horticulture
  • SIT20316 – Certificate II in Hospitality
  • SIT20416 – Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
  • SIS20213 – Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
  • SHB20116 – Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics
  • AHC21216 – Certificate II in Rural Operations
  • SHB20216 – Certificate II Salon Assistant
  • SIS20115 – Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
  • SIT20116 – Certificate II in Tourism
  • CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness (upgrade qualification from Cert II Sport and Recreation)
  • ICT30115 – Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • CUA31015 – Certificate III in Screen and Media
  • SIT30116 – Certificate III in Tourism (upgrade qualification from Certificate II Tourism)
  • CUA31115 – Certificate III in Visual Arts (Photography)
  • Courses on offer may vary year to year depending on student interest and availability of trainers
  • See East Coast TAFE website for details of courses
The East Coast TAFE campus provides a learning environment where students are treated with the maturity and respect of a tertiary learning institution. The classes are taught by an innovative group of progressively minded teachers dedicated to helping students become forward thinking young adults. The TAFE teachers have teaching and industry qualifications (they know their subject and how it relates to the modern working world) giving students an “insider's advantage” when they reach the workforce. 
U-Tech gives students the advantage of having a close relationship with their vocational teachers and the industry standard facilities located at the campus. These facilities include a fully operational gym, fitness centre, hairdressing salon, beauty salon, commercial kitchens, and restaurant and construction workshops. As a U-Tech student, you are enrolled at Urangan State High School. As such, you receive all the great benefits of the school and TAFE including:  
  • The best quality instructors. 
  • All school sports.
  • All school carnivals.
  • Graduation, awards nights etc.
  • Urangan State High School's excellent support services
For more information on the U-Tech program call Ben Austin on 4197 0111 or email