Outer Northern Trade Training Centre (ONTTC)

The Outer Northern Trade Training Centre (ONTTC) is a trade training centre that provides secondary school students in and around the Northern suburbs the opportunity to enrol and complete vocational training in four trades: Automotive, Building & Construction Carpentry, Electro-technology and Plumbing.

ONTTC commenced operations in January 2013. It is a state of the art facility with modern training equipment that reflects the needs of industry.

This facility is a real asset to young people in the northern community who are keen to follow trade pathways.

Our centre has dedicated training areas for the four trades starting with Automotive:

Our automotive pre-apprenticeship VET courses utilise state-of-the-art workshops that are equiped with car hoists, tyre fitting and wheel balancing machines.


This includes a fully equipped workshop which includes following: theory rooms, four hoists, tyre fitting machine, diagnostic tools, disc lathe, wheel balancer and a comprehensive range of general tooling and equipment to meet the needs of the course on offer.

Click here to read about our automotive course.

ONTTC’s facilities provide you with dedicated work areas, model house and carpentry construction areas that are designed for you to excel in your Vocational Education and Training course.

Building and Construction

The construction training area has a generous layout for 20 or more students providing dedicated workbenches, a machine shop complete with thicknesser, table and radial saws. There is an undercover outdoor area that allows the construction of a model house including walls, roofing and subfloor set out. Also there are four model houses that allow the carpentry students to work on windows and doors.

Click here to read about our building and construction course.

Outer Northern Trade Training Centre's theory areas and workbenches are fully equiped with everything you need to learn the fundamentals of electricity and gain experience in fixing buildings using our open area model.


With an open theory room and plenty of workbenches this area enables students to gain skills in basic electrical fundamentals and combined with the open area model houses these students will learn about fixing and basic building structures.

Click here to read about our electro-technology course.

Outer North Trade Training Centre features plumbing facilities are fitted with hot water services, sub floors and model houses for you to gain a vast range of experience in various plumbing setups.


The plumbing area has both theory and practical spaces to allow complete delivery of all course requirements. This also includes hot water services, sub floor areas for under house plumbing and the use of model houses for rough-ins.

Click here to read about our plumbing course.