Careers & Courses Update Term 3, Week 1

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University Open Days 2018

*Students of all year levels are welcome to attend individually or with family to gain insight into each university and courses offer

Murdoch University Open Day

Saturday 28 July 10am to 4pm

Find out more - http://www.murdoch.edu.au/study/open-day

 

Curtin University Open Day

Sunday 29 July 10am to 4pm

Find out more - http://openday.curtin.edu.au/

 

University of Western Australia Open Day

Sunday 12 August

Find out more - https://study.uwa.edu.au/openday/

 

Edith Cowan University Open Day

Joondalup - Sunday 22 Jul 10am - 3pm

Mount Lawley & WAAPA - Sunday 12 Aug 10am - 3pm

Find out more - https://www.ecu.edu.au/future-students/open-day-registration

 

Notre Dame University Open Day

Sunday 19 August

Find out more- https://www.notredame.edu.au/events-items/open-day-freo

 

Year 12’s

TISC Visit to College in Week 3- 30th July

Pastoral Period Presentation will involve the university application process, ordering preferences, converting raw TEA score to ATAR rank, timelines for application submission, final dates for changes to preferences, dates for first and second round offers etc.

 

Year 12 Individual Transition Meetings

All Year 12 students will be allocated a 30 minute meeting time to discuss individual applications related to university, TAFE, private education  providers, ADF, Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Employment, Gap year etc. Meetings to take place from Week 4 onwards. You will be sent an email with your appointment time closer to this time.

 

UWA- TISC Presentation Evening

This session is designed to help Year 12 students make the most of their ATAR score to help them get into their preferred course at UWA. Topics covered include::

  • The TISC university application and offer process.
  • Tips on structuring your preferences
  • Entry requirements
  • How to apply for Direct Pathways into postgraduate courses
  • Important dates for Year 12 students

Bookings are essential due to a limited number of sessions. Registrations open soon https://study.uwa.edu.au/Events/tisc-information-evening-21-august-2018?utm_campaign=ug-2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=64495848&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8tpGbvhNEDHTW1x1MrAVt39j_2QrV7ubZ0RC4UuW5YjfxM5HLWlAGYWDRcYwo1RDiOjWnYLs97avkE_2H3jPvob4fZnA&_hsmi=64495848

 

UWA- 2019 Future Student Scholarships

Scholarship applications are now open for the following:

  • Accommodation
  • All Faculties
  • Albany Campus
  • School of Indigenous Studies

Scholarship applications close on 2 November 2018

 

Notre Dame University – ATAR Geography Student Revision Seminar

September 8 | Fremantle
Presentation will focus on typical ATAR Examination questions, how to deconstruct questions and plan suitable answers.
Find out more - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/gawa-2018-metro-yr12-atar-geography-student-revision-seminar-tickets-46835738956?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

Notre Dame University Fremantle- Early Offer Applications

Due 31st July 2018
Successful Early Offer applicants will be notified in late September. Applicants who do not receive an Early Offer are not required to resubmit their application, as they will be automatically considered for the next Offer round.

 

Notre Dame University Fremantle- Pathways to Undergraduate Study

Students who are not completing an ATAR pathway, or wish to have a back up plan, can apply for the Tertiary Pathway Program (TPP). The TPP is completed in one semester and covers all the basic academic skills required for uni. Students who successfully complete the TPP are eligible to apply for any Notre Dame degrees with a minimum ATAR of 70. (This excludes the Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Health & Physical Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Education double degrees, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Physiotherapy. There are other possible pathways to these degrees, and we encourage interested students to contact the Prospective Students Office to discuss the best option for them.)

Apprenticeships and Traineeships open now

2019 Komatsu Apprentice Intake Welshpool (Mechanical Fitter, Electrician, Boilermaker)- https://www.seek.com.au/job/36660872?type=standard

2019 WesTrac CAT Apprentice Intake (Automotive Electrician, Heavy Vehicle Mechanic)   -  https://www.seek.com.au/job/36626316?type=standard

1st Year Apprentice Mechanic- Bicton Kmart Tyre & Auto Service: https://www.seek.com.au/job/36718173?type=standout

1st Year Apprentice Chef- Crown Perth (Silk Asian Pathway): https://www.seek.com.au/job/36703540?type=standout

1st Year Apprentice Cabinet Maker- Bibra Lake Worldwide Timber Trades: https://www.seek.com.au/job/36685297?type=standard

Part-Time Salon Assistant- Pierrots Hair Studios- https://www.seek.com.au/job/36669207?type=standard

1st Year Electronics Technician Apprenticeship- Rockingham servicing ADF- https://www.seek.com.au/job/36653393?type=standard

Support Worker Traineeship- https://www.seek.com.au/job/36735821?type=standout

1st Year Hairdressing Apprenticeship- Circles of Subiaco- https://www.seek.com.au/job/36700610?type=standout

 

All Year Levels

Focus on Mining Camps- Curtin University

Year 10 Female camp: September 23-28
Year 11/12 Mixed Camp: 2/12/2018
The 5-day Focus on Mining camps showcases multiple STEM areas associated with mining field and is provided free of charge by the WA School of Mines and industry partners. During the camps students visit mine sites, network with industry and learn first-hand the range of careers involved in the geosciences.
Submit an expression of interest
Find out more - https://scieng.curtin.edu.au/about-us/outreach/programs-and-events/

 

Australian Maritime College Short Courses

A growing range of courses can be completed entirely online and at the student’s own pace, meaning reduced travel costs, time and the flexibility to combine work and study.
A number of our online courses are AMSA-approved, which means they can qualify successful participants to undertake specific roles or duties on vessels in Australia.
Crowd Management
Crisis Management
Security Awareness
Designated Security Duties
Safe Bulk Loading Practice
Contribute to Safe Cargo Operations on Offshore Support Vessels
Find out more - https://www.amcsearch.com.au/online-courses-go-from-strength-to-strength

 

WA Police Force Aboriginal Cadet Program

Ever thought of being a Police Cadet and making a difference in your community? Want to be paid while you train and earn a nationally accredited qualification?  Then be the one to step forward and get a firsthand view of the dynamic and exciting world of policing.   
Limited positions are available, so if you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; and 17 to 25 years of age (by the application closing date) don't miss your opportunity to be part of this exciting program.
More information about the job role can be found here - Police Auxiliary (Cadet).
To download an application click here - WA Police Force Aboriginal Cadet Program Application Form
Please contact Hilary King, Police Recruiting on (08) 9301 9573 or Shirley Gilchrist on 08 9301 9728 if you require any further information
Applications close 31 July
Find out more - https://www.stepforward.wa.gov.au/join-wa-police/aboriginal-cadet/

 

Air Force Flying Scholarships

If you’re an Air Force Cadet, you can access funding designed to allow cadets to participate in aviation activities and in particular to achieve at least Solo Flight standard in either gliders or powered aircraft. 
Find out more - http://www.aafc.org.au/news/2018/06/air-force-sponsored-flying-scholarships-2018-2019-5912/


Drone Video – Drones in humanitarian action

This video explains drones and what a career in flying drones could look like.
Watch the video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KRD-jWmGW4&feature=youtu.be