The Careers Adviser works mainly with students in Years 9 to 12 to assist in transition from school to the workforce or further education. Discussions with students and/or parents from any year group who wish to discuss future study or work options are welcomed.
Students also have access to careers resources, which contains information on all universities in NSW/ACT, University Admission Centre (UAC), TAFE, private colleges, job network, job guides, individual career information, apprenticeships and traineeships, Centrelink and the jobs pathway program.
Year 10 students:
- visit the nepean careers market in May
- visit the Vocational Education and Training (VET) expo in June
- experience the Year 10 subject selection forums to assist with choices after Year 10, including subject selection for the senior school—seminars include TAFE, jobs pathway program, apprenticeships/traineeships, senior school and VET
- have the opportunity to participate in the work experience programme in Term 2 of the school year
- attend the Year 10 into Year 11 information evening
- participate in an individual interview program to assist with the transition to the senior school or to work/further education—individualised head teacher subject selection interviews are part of this.
Year 12 students will:
- attend a seminar program on university life (WSU), TAFE, jobs pathway program, private colleges, University Admission Centre (UAC) applications, Defence forces
- have a Western Sydney University campus tour
Year 12 students participate in an individual interview program to assist with the transition to work and/or further education.
The careers adviser coordinates and monitors students in Years 11 and 12 who are completing Vocational Education and Training courses as part of their Higher School Certificate (HSC).
Year 12 students receive a regular seniors newsletter to assist them in planning for their future.