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Laverton P-12 College Careers


Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas A. Edison

University V's Tafe

An interesting article on University Study versus TAFE Study conducted by the ABC in 2019.
Please note it is important to make the decisions based on what is right for you, not what your friends are doing!

ABC Article University V's TAFE

JobTrainer

If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.
Follow this link to register!

Year 10 Work Experience Dates 2021

The Year 10 work experience program will run from Monday May 10th, to Friday May 14th, 2021.

All year 10  students will participate in a range of career activities to assist with finding and securing a suitable work experience placement.

WHAT DOES A BLOGGER DO?

A blogger writes articles and opinion pieces for websites. While they often work freelance for a range of clients, they can also be employed in-house. They write pieces that are less formal than traditional journalistic articles, with the main purpose of their work being digital marketing and search engine optimisation. The work they produce is designed to engage readers and drive website traffic.
 

Personal requirements for a Blogger

  • Creativity and originality
  • Ability to pick out and emphasise relevant facts
  • Able to write clearly and in a compelling manner
  • Good concentration
  • Technical ability to switch between styles and forms of writing
  • Good time management and ability to handle pressure
Would you like to know more? Follow this link!

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MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR TIME AT SCHOOL (Posted: 17/02/2021)

Starting back at school can be one of the hardest parts of the year. If you have started back at school and you aren’t loving it, we have some tips to help you make the most out of being there! 
Tips can be found here

IMPROVING THE EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS OF YOUNG PEOPLE (Posted: 16/02/2021)

Please find a copy of the National Skills Institute report on the impact of COVID-19 on national and state labour markets, and the implications for young people including those leaving school early here

 

Want to Study Medicine? (Posted: 10/02/2021)

If you are considering a career in the Medical field you need to take a look!
UCAT are holding a free information webinar, they will cover everything you need to know about studying Medicine - UCAT, Interviews, Med School Applications, Pathways

More info and the link to register can be found here!

Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) for VCAL students 2021 (Posted: 09/02/2021)

All students completing a VET in 2021 are required to source a SWL placement.  Placement is one day per week and must compliment your chosen VET course of study.  
Students in Year 1 VET will require a SWL placement for Wednesday of each week, students in Year 2 of their VET  course require a placement for each Thursday.  
Any questions or concerns - please see Teresa or Simone in the Careers Office.

Laverton P-12 College Career Expo 2021 (Posted: 09/02/2021)

Our college career expo will be held Tuesday May 4th, from 11:00 am to 3:15 pm.

The career expo is a fantastic opportunity for students to interact with a range of Tertiary providers (University representatives), Tafe and Training providers.   These conversations and the information received can assist students in understanding pathways and the options available once they finish school. 

All students from year 6 to year 12 will participate in this event!

Drive toward your P's with the L2P Program (Posted: 09/02/2021)

To join the Wynbay L2P program participants must:

  • be aged between 16-21 years
  • hold a current learner permit
  • be unable to access a car or supervising driver
  • commit to obtaining a driver licence
  • live in the Wyndham or Hobsons Bay area
Follow this link for more information

Career Planning - Whats next for me? (Posted: 09/02/2021)

Find out what resources are available to help guide your next steps!

Follow this link!

 
 
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