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Careers and VET Services

SUBJECTS OUTSIDE OF ST MICHAEL’S COLLEGE

Whilst most Year 11 students may have now selected their 2022 Yr 12 subjects, they may also wish to consider subjects that operate outside of the College. Students who choose to do one of these subjects can easily drop one of their subjects once enrolled in an alternative course.

If students wish to discuss any on these options that can book in with Ms Coorey or for Aviation (Mr Woolford)

SUBJECTS OPTIONS AT MARDEN OPEN ACCESS –
WORKPLACE PRACTICES FOR ELITE ATHLETES

Applications of interest are now open for elite dancers and athletes (eg SASI scholarship holders), and Coaches/Referees from anywhere in SA. This subject is for state representatives’ or highest “League” representatives and provides the possibility to combine study and dancing/sporting activities whilst gaining academic credit towards SACE. It can be studied via Marden Open Access. Please see: https://www.msc.sa.edu.au/workplace-practices/.

 This is a very highly scaled subject. Please note that eligible students in Year 10 can also consider this subject. Applications should be submitted through Mr Gavin O’Reilly.

OTHER STAGE 2 SUBJECTS AT MARDEN

Students may choose to do other subjects through Marden Open Access – especially if students are interested in a subject which may not run at St Michael’s in 2022. For example Geography. The cost for the family is approximately $1500. Please see this link.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

The Adelaide School of Languages offers SACE Stage 2 Integrated Learning.
French for Industry – please see the advertisement below (This is a very highly scaled subject): https://schooloflanguages.sa.edu.au/

TWILIGHT STAGE 2 SUBJECTS AT THEBARTON SENIOR COLLEGE

Twilight Stage 2 subjects can be completed at Thebarton Senior College and are held one night per week between 4.00 – 7.00 pm for subjects that St Michael’s College not offer (Cost to family TBC). Please See this link.

Stage 2 Earth and Environmental Science, Journalism and Media, or Food and Hospitality

AVIATION: SCIENTIFIC STUDIES

For details regarding aviation at AMSC Bedford Park, Please see Mr Woolford.
For information regarding Stage 1 and Stage 2 Aviation options at Glenunga International College, please see this link.

YEAR 12 UPDATE

The College has sent a very detailed SEQTA Direct Message to Yr 12 students on Thursday covering:

  • Employment – Christmas Jobs/ Apprentices and Traineeships
  • SATAC Deadlines
  • Flinders University Yr 11 Grade Scheme
  • TAFESA Applications and Auditions
  • Medicine and Dentistry Interviews
  • Career Appointments

Please ensure students have shared the update with their families.

Students wishing to consider applications for Interstate Universities, please take advantage of the early application process and scholarships. It is important to follow this up NOW. Please refer to page 10 of the SATAC Guide for the interstate SATAC Equivalents.

UNSW offer a special COOP Scholarship for those seeking to collaborate with Industry leaders and experience other exciting opportunities. Applications close in 4 weeks. For those aspiring to the highest levels of leadership and achievement, we encourage you to check this out! Please see this link.

Ms Rose Coorey and Mr Anthony Vizaniaris, Careers Counsellors