The Wongutha CAPS curriculum has been developed over many years. It aims to equip all students with the necessary skills that will help them to gain employment or access further education and training. Wongutha CAPS has been validated as a RTO (Registered Training Organisation) and Wongutha is able to deliver and assess AQF training packages within a specified scope.
New students work on and complete the Wongutha CAPS entrance requirements. Staff then allocate the new students to one of three class groups. These include Year 12 students, Year 11 - level 2 students and Year 11 - level 1 students (lower literacy and numeracy skills).
Vocational Education and Training(VET) subjects, the Workplace Learning Program, English, Maths and Driver Training form the core of the Wongutha CAPS curriculum.
Wongutha courses are a mix of:
The subjects that are offered at Wongutha CAPS include
Curriculum Council Subjects
All Wongutha CAPS students are involved in Workplace Learning and students travel into Esperance or out to local farms each Tuesday. Students are involved in an intensive work preparation course which includes:
Each student has a mentor and the mentor finds work placements for the student. The mentor also visits the workplace to ensure that the work placement is proceeding satisfactorily for both the employer and the student. The student receives a high level of support from the mentor.
Some students may also have the opportunity to complete an Aboriginal School-based Traineeship. Esperance Group Training worked with Wongutha to develop the Trainee program. Trainees have worked at: