Principal's Tours - Tue 3 Mar (9.30am) & Wed 4 Mar (4pm)

A unique opportunity to have College Principal, Mr Rob Thomas, lead you on a tour of St Patrick's Technical College. Rob will take you through the history of the school, from its foundation as the Australian Technical College and explain how our evolution has brought about unprecedented success in assisting young people to move into apprenticeships while still at school.

Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting the College on 8209 3700.

Principal's Tours

Welcome to St Patrick's Technical College

St Patrick’s Technical College is a purpose built, technical and trade training school. We offer a trade focused South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) program and award-winning pre-vocational training for Year 11 and 12 students.

St Patrick's develops employer focused, individual programs for students wishing 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

  • 600+ students and graduates have started apprenticeships.
  • Quality accredited training delivered under a unique cooperative arrangement with TAFE SA.
  • Training delivered on-site by St Patrick's staff and state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Unique school-based apprenticeship model allowing students to spend up to 35 weeks at work in Year 12.
  • Maths, English and Science programs designed specifically for trade training.
  • Pathways in multiple trade and technical areas PLUS university.


St Patrick's Technical College has produced more than 600 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.

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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