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CAREER EXPLORATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT TIPS

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    • The myfuture website is a free resource used to explore career options, job descriptions, developing work ready skills and investigating career insights. It is free to register so long as you create a username and password.
      https://myfuture.edu.au/

 

    • Job Outlook – can help students make decisions about study and training, first job, or the next step in their career. The site lets users explore careers to learn about future outlook, pay, main tasks, physical and other demands, the skills, knowledge and abilities needed, and links to job vacancies and related courses.
      https://www.joboutlook.gov.au/

 

    • Careers Bullseyes can be helpful to see the overall picture of jobs and qualifications required. These can also be found on the myfuture website. Using the link below you can click on an area of interest and then click on the jobs in each of the levels to see a job description and skills/training required, this is a free resource that you can register with myfuture website.
      https://www.vichighcareers.com/?page=career-targets&area=6

 

    • Job Jumpstart – offers support for young jobseekers and their parents, teachers, and career advisers, with printable workbooks and tip sheets, recruitment insights from Australian employers, and information and links to government resources.
      https://www.jobjumpstart.gov.au/

 

 

 

 

 

    • Skills Road is an excellent site with lots of information about jobs and careers plus various tests and quizzes to help you learn more about yourself.
      https://www.skillsroad.com.au/

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENIOR SCHOOL OPTIONS

VCE = Victorian Certificate of Education

 

 

 

 

    • Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a number students use to enroll and undertake any training. This number should be recorded somewhere safe to be able to enroll in courses. To obtain a USI or retrieve a forgotten USI go to
      https://www.usi.gov.au/

 

STUDY OPTIONS BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL – UNIVERSITY, TAFE AND ADF

    • Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) is the central organisation used to make tertiary offers to students. Students can also make direct applications for TAFE courses and some University courses, please see careers staff if you have questions. Students in year 12 will need to create an account during term 3 of their school year and add their preferences of course options. Scroll down and click on the Coursesearch option to investigate University courses and their entry requirements and prerequisites including ATAR scores.
      http://www.vtac.edu.au/

 

 

 

 

 

TAFE = Technical and Further Education. TAFE organisations provide training in trade and technical industries: electrician, automotive, plumbing, hospitality, health, beauty and many more. They also offer many short courses for example: Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA), Construction Induction (CI or white card), literacy and numeracy and many more. The local TAFE providers include Federation Training, Apprenticeships Group Australia (AGA) and Gippsland Employment Skills Training (GEST).

 

 

 

    • Scholarships – there are Scholarships being made available all the time and they cover a broad range of areas and have differing selection criteria.

 

 

 

Australian Defence Forces (ADF) has many career pathways.

 

 

 

 

 

BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL – EMPLOYMENT, APPRENTICESHIPS, TRAINEESHIPS

    • This website provides information about Australian Apprenticeships and the process involved. The careers staff are happy to assist students as they navigate through the application process.
      https://www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/

 

 

    • MIGA Apprentices and trainees job search tool, click on the jobs tab at the top and select the state you wish to search
      https://www.migas.com.au/

 


Job search online tools can help to cater the search to your chosen interest area and location. Local job search resources include:

 

 

 

 

 

    • Work Safe provides information about health and safety in the workplace. Outlines the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees in relation to Occupational Health and Safety.
      https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/

 

 

 

 

 

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