Northern Adelaide State Secondary Schools Alliance

NASSSA was formed to provide opportunities and career pathways for all students in alliance schools in northern Adelaide.

By combining resources across all alliance schools, NASSSA gives student a great opportunity for the future.

NASSSA: finalist in the 2015 Australian Training Awards!

What is NASSSA?

NASSSA is an Alliance of 11 Public Schools in northern Adelaide.

Watch the video to learn about the location, purpose and philosophy, particularly around the opportunity for students to participate in Vocational Education and Training [VET] programs.

Pathways for students

Vocational Education and Training (VET) is industry specific training providing students with national qualifications that can be obtained while the student is still at school. Some pathways you can explore through VET include: 

  • Agricultural
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Electrotechnology
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Hairdressing & Makeup
  • Health & Community Services
  • Hospitality & Food Processing
  • Information Technology & Business
  • Music & Multimedia
  • Sport, Fitness & Recreation
  • Transport
  • Indigenous Program

VET programs 2016

Recent News

The latest news and announcements View all News

2016, Term 3, Issue 1

Pathways Newsletter for Term 3, Issue 1

2016 Term 2, Issue 3

The third newsletter for Term 2, 2016

2016, Term 2 Issue 2

The second newsletter for term 2; PDF available for download.

2016, Term 2 Issue 1

The first newsletter for term 2; PDF available for download.


The next upcoing events View / Filter all Events

Term 3

Week 5

Maths CAT

Meeting for the Mathematics Team of the NASSSA Alliance

Term 3

Week 5

NASSSA Leaders Day

Meeting for the Leader Team of the NASSSA Alliance

Term 3

Week 6

NASSSA Venture Dorm


Term 3

Week 6


An agenda will be sent prior to the event - Presentation from Careers Fast Track.

Term 3

Week 6

NASSSA Debating Competition

Junior and Senior competition

Term 3

Week 6

NASSSA Wellbeing Group

Meeting for the Well Being Team of the NASSSA Alliance

Term 3

Week 6

Tech CAT (inc HEc)

An agenda will be attached prior to the event and minutes will be posted afterwards (as appropriate).

Term 3

Week 7

Department of Employment

Finding your way in the jobs market