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Careers and VET

YEAR 12 STUDENTS

At this stage of the school year, the College receives a large amount of career information for Year 12 Students. Please be aware that in addition to this article, a weekly direct message is sent out via SEQTA.

PART TIME WORK AVAILABLE

Croc’s Playcentre Kilburn is currently recruiting for additional casual/part time general staff and party hosts. Please CLICK HERE for more information. All other general applications and/or further questions can be directed to the following email: kilburn@crocsplaycentre.com.au

BOND UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOP

“Did you know that Bond University offers a number of generous scholarships to the best and brightest students each year? Their scholarships are designed to reward students who have excelled in the areas of academia, leadership, community, and sport.

Scott Williamson invites you and a parent / guardian to attend their workshop to learn more about the range of scholarships they have available, including the eligibility criteria and application closing dates. He will also share some top tips to assist with completing your scholarship application.

When: Tuesday, 22 June, 2021
Time: 6 pm – 7 pm
Where: The Chrysalis Room at Wilderness School, 30 Hawkers Rd, Medindie SA.
Please CLICK HERE to register.

YEAR 12 OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY FOR UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE SEMESTER 2 – HEADSTART SUBJECT

These subjects, if approved, contribute VERY positively towards a student’s ATAR in the Flexible 30 Recognised Studies. Please note; for students who have completed a Certificate 3 in this category, there is a there is a set 20 “scaled score” factored into Aggregate and then ATAR”.

The applications for the Headstart Scholarship Program Semester 2 are now open! CLICK HERE for further information.

Most of the subjects on offer require in-person attendance for tutorials and workshops. Students will need to ensure that it will not impact on their commitments at school.

The applications close on the 5 July and this is a strict closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

This year there are only 2 spots available in South Australia for Semester 2 entry, so it is highly competitive.

Interested students should book in with Ms Coorey to discuss this pathway.

GETTING PREPARED FOR EMPLOYMENT AT THE END OF 2021

Please be reminded of the importance of holding your provisional car licence when applying for work at the end of the year.

Students wanting to add a Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate, Introduction to Barista Certificate, or a First Aid Qualification to their resume, please be aware there are courses that run in the school holidays. If you visit the LEC desk and get an Expression of Interest form, we can start the process. The College pays 50% of the cost of the course and the family pays the rest. Places in these courses fill up very fast. Please be aware that First Aid Qualifications are only valid for 12 months, which may influence when you wish to complete the course. There are no guarantees that positions will be available in these courses.

YEear 11 and Year 12 Students – July Holiday Work Experience

The Deadline for work experience is HERE. If you are planning on doing work experience these holidays or in exam week, your forms should be back with Mr Vizaniaris NOW. Please catch him THIS week if there is a problem: If you have not submitted forms with prior approval, you cannot tick off work experience (even if it is for a VET course). Everything needs to be approved and processed in ADVANCE.

ALL STUDENTS: VIRTUAL CAMPUS TOURS THESE HOLIDAYS
  • University of SA Check out the different campuses – CLICK HERE
  • University of AdelaideCLICK HERE
  • Flinders University  – CLICK HERE
  • Torrens UniversityCLICK HERE
    Torrens University have a one-day business workshop on 14 July. The world of business offers endless career opportunities. Join our workshops and connect with academics and students to discover where our qualifications can lead you. Find out how we prepare you for a role in a range of fields, including marketing, commerce, project management and entrepreneurship.
ICHM CAREER WEEK

Get a taste of potential hospitality management pathways during these holidays and improve your chances of getting a $15000 Scholarship.

Please CLICK HERE

ICHM https://www.ichm.edu.au/ 

BECOMING A VETERINARIAN

If you are interested in being a vet then please book a talk and tour at Roseworthy (Adelaide University) these holidays see: CLICK HERE

ADELAIDE YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL CAREER PATHS AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES EXPO

The upcoming Adelaide Youth Film festival have some great opportunities for school students. In particular, students can register to attend a Creative Industries Career Talk. Hear from the major companies in SA regarding Career Paths in this area. See: CLICK HERE

Wednesday 28 July at Lot Fourteen (Stone & Chalk). The general public sessions: $10 +BF
Every hour from 3pm – 7pm. 45 min duration.
$10 +BF or free entry with a daytime or schools out session ticket (redeemable at the box office). For more info CLICK HERE

Ms Rose Coorey and Mr Anthony Vizaniaris, Career Counsellors

INTERESTED IN A CIVIL CONSTRUCTION PATHWAY?

St Michael’s College is looking for current Year 11 or 12 students interested in a civil construction pathway. To be eligible for selection, students must be able to commit to the compulsory training dates (see below) and have a learner’s permit or provisional driver’s licence. Preference will also be given to doorways2construction students.

Through the Roads2Civil program, you can achieve up to 20 Stage two SACE credits. Students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units of competency:

  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)
  • RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
  • RIICCM205E Carry out manual excavation
  • RIICCM207D Spread and compact materials manually
  • RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures.

These units form part of the Certificate III in Civil Construction (RII30919) qualification.

Program participants will complete three weeks of training between 20 September and 15 October 2021 working on a live project within the City of PAE and at the Civil Train Live Works Site, Burton. Students will be provided with all personal protective equipment (PPE) required to participate safely.

All students who successfully complete the Roads2Civil program will be considered for a civil apprenticeship.

The Roads2Civil program has been designed to assist trainees in developing enterprise, practical and employability skills, whilst working on a live worksite and for those who complete the four-week program, consideration for a civil apprenticeship with Civil Apprenticeships & Careers Ltd (CACL).

Training will be delivered from Monday 20 September and conclude on Friday 16 October.  This incorporates the Term 3 Week 10, October school holidays and Term 4 Week 1.  A Graduation Ceremony will take place in the week of Monday 18th October (day to be advised).  Th ecost for the program has been kept to a minimum and with the generous assistance of industry partners, is $350.

Application process:

  • Interested trainees must register by Monday 19th July to attend a mandatory information session to be held on Wednesday 21st July 2021 at Civil Train, 1 South Road, Thebarton, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.  Please see flyer for QR scan code, and/or visit eventbrite.com.au to register
  • Following the information session, trainees who attended the information session will be invited to submit an application, by Wednesday 4th August 2021
  • Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to an interview to determine their suitability for the program. Interviews will take place at Civil Train, on Monday 17th August and Tuesday 18th August 2021

Please see Mr Woolford for more information.