Welcome to St Patrick's Technical College

St Patrick’s Technical College is a purpose built, multi-million dollar, specialist trade training school. We offer a trade focused South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) curriculum and award winning preapprenticeship training for Year 11 and 12 students.

We specialise in developing individual programs for students who wish to complete their SACE in conjunction with a School-based Apprenticeship.


Every part of our award-winning courses is tailored to support your pre-apprenticeship technical and trade training program.

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Why St Patrick's Technical College

  • Maths, English and Science programs designed specifically for trade training.
  • No lessons lost to undertake pre-vocational training.
  • Quality accredited training delivered under a unique cooperative arrangement with TAFE SA.
  • Unique school-based apprenticeship model allowing students to spend up to 40 weeks at work in Year 12.
  • 670+ students and graduates have started apprenticeships.
  • Training delivered on-site by St Patrick's staff and state-of-the-art facilities.


St Patrick's Technical College has produced more than 670 quality apprentices since 2007. If your business is looking for a focused and work-ready young person, contact our Industry Office today and arrange a work trial and details on our unique School-based Apprentice program.

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College Tours | October

Tuesday 27 September > 9.30am-11.30am | Wednesday 28 September > 4pm-6pm You are warmly invited to spend a morning or afternoon touring St Patrick's with a member of our Leadership Team. Bookings for our College Tours can be made on-line via the Open Events page or call 8209 3700.

360° Virtual Tour

There's nothing like visiting St Pat's in person to see just how different it is. But in the meantime, why not take our Virtual Tour...

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Weekly Tours

Tours of St Patrick's Technical College are conducted every Friday during term time leaving the office at 9.30am.

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