John Henry Institute (JHI) graduates celebrate

Sixty-one students of the John Henry Institute (JHI) gathered with their families and staff at St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Hall on Thursday 20 October to celebrate the completion of study at the JHI Graduation ceremony for 2022.

JHI has significant experience in providing quality vocational education and training, that is compliant with the Australian Qualifications Framework (ASQA). Graduating students are diverse, ranging from post high school students, Parish employees, community members, and specific industry groups such as Aged Care, Education and Trades.

At the Graduation, nineteen students graduated with AQF Certificate III qualifications including:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support – Jessica Costello, Tristan Cummings, Michelle Gerathy, Elizabeth Hinton, Charlotte Holt, Tyrone Hurst, Skye Lacey, Michelle Ross, Charlene Tubbs and Aleisha Williams
  • Certificate III in Educational School Based Support – Braden Saggers
  • Certificate III in Engineering – Metal Fabrication (Apprenticeships) – Kenneth Bishop, Ryan Bollard, George McKeon, Cameron Porter, Conner Stevens, Mitchell Wilkie
  • Certificate IV in Educational School Based Support- Natasha Murphy
  • Certificate IV in Business – Tyra Phillips

A further forty-two students achieved Statements of Attainment in various skill sets, including Leadership and Management, Disability, Education Support, Individual Support, and Community Services.

Addressing the graduates, JHI Manager, Natasha Murphy, noted how much the graduates had achieved during their time with JHI.

“You have demonstrated courage, hard work and dedication to your learning despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, you have been awarded an Australian vocational qualification that is recognised nationally and internationally,” said Natasha.

“You have accomplished a lot since you started your study with the John Henry Institute, and you have achieved more than intellectual growth. I am confident that the friendships, memories and lessons learned during your time with us will always be a part of your life-long learning journey” she added.

JHI offers a range of opportunities for vocational education and training. To find out more visit their new website at, phone (02) 6583 2321 or email your enquiry to [email protected]

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