Emmanuel Catholic College
Our first Careers Expo was held on Monday 19 June. Students from Years 9 and 10 visited with their teachers during the afternoon. Students from Years 11 and 12 took the opportunity to visit after 3.30pm. Many students came away with a clearer idea of what their next step should be in order to move a bit closer to achieving their career dream.
Certificate courses offered in Years 11 & 12
North Metropolitan TAFE and South Metropolitan TAFE offer Certificate courses which run over one or two years. Students attend TAFE one or two days a week. Students can apply for these courses online. Applications on the websites are expected to open in early July.
Please follow the links:
The following information was sent out to assist in applications:
The VETiS programs are extremely competitive, therefore it is recommended that students provide as much evidence as possible to support their application. Students will need:
· School Curriculum & Standards Authority (SCSA) number
· Unique Student Identifier (USI) number
· Most recent school report in an electronic format ie PDF
· Parent/guardian email address
· Parent/guardian mobile phone number
If you have not already created the USI then you will need to visit this website first: www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-USI
Additional information that students may want to consider having available when completing their application include:
· Volunteer work
· Certificates (leadership, sporting, first aid etc)
· supporting information
WORK EXPERIENCE - INSTEP
Students in Years 11 and 12 have commenced their second placement in the work place. Many students decide to remain with their host employer from Semester One, to continue to develop their skills and competencies in the work environment. Others have moved to a new work place to widen their experiences and try a new industry area.
NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY
Fremantle Campus Early Offer Program 2018. The University of Notre Dame Australia introduced the Early Offer Program in 2006 to acknowledge and reward the achievements of outstanding Year 12 students by simplifying their access to courses at our University. One of its benefits to the recipients has been that it has allowed them to face their final WACE examinations with reduced stress and added confidence.
Students who are selected for the Early Offer Program should be able to demonstrate:
· Exceptional personal or leadership qualities and are motivated to study;
· Active members of their church, school and/or community; and
· Predicted ATAR (based on their best 4 eligible ATAR subjects) of:
· 93 or above if they applying to study Bachelor of Physiotherapy or Bachelor of Laws
· 90 or above if they are applying to study any other course
Students must ensure that their school completes the school nomination component of their Early Offer Program application form, and that they submit their application form along with:
· Year 11 school reports and first semester of year 12 school report (compulsory)
· Personal statement of approximately 300 words outlining personal qualities
· Motivation to study their preferred course at Notre Dame (compulsory)
· Australian Citizenship or residency status (such as a certified copy of their Australian passport, Australian Citizenship certificate, Australian Birth Certificate, permanent resident visa or any visa with a copy of it from their passport) (compulsory)
· Other relevant supplementary information (written references, awards or certificates)
Notre Dame encourages year 12 students from all secondary schools to apply for the Early Offer Program.
Applications are due by Friday 28 July
Follow the link for the brochure: https://goo.gl/G9sauZ
Notre Dame Course Advice Sessions 3 -12 July 2017
ATAR Express Workshops 3 July - 14 July
Notre Dame Day in the Life of a Uni Student 14 July 2017
Notre Dame September Events
Admissions Information Evening & Expo - 5 September
Course Advice Sessions - 18-28 September
Scholarships at Notre Dame
For more information call us on 08 9433 0692 or email email@example.com
OPEN DAY 20 AUGUST 2017
Australia’s largest regional university with over 35,000 students, 20+ locations, 300+ TAFE and University qualifications, flexible study options, practical learning experiences and pathway options.
Application process: https://goo.gl/Z85TDn
Year 12 Individual Advisory Sessions
Tue 11 July – Arts Lecture Room 6
TISC Information Evening Alexander Lecture Theatre
Tue 12 September – Alexander Lecture Theatre
- 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
OPEN DAY 13 AUGUST 2017
Wed 23 August 2017
This evening will provide you with an opportunity to experience our new teaching facility and ask any questions you might have about studying Law.
Wed 30 August 2017
Be sure not to miss this unique opportunity to see our engineering facilities in a whole new light!
Tue 12 September 2017
Be sure not to miss this unique opportunity, check back for further details!
OPEN DAY 6 AUGUST 2017
Open days - 23 July Joondalup Campus - 10am - 3pm
Discover courses, get advice from staff, watch demos and enjoy music, food and games.
13 August Open Day - Mt Lawley Campus & WAAPA - 10am - 3pm
Discover courses, get advice from staff, watch demos and enjoy music, food and games.
22 Aug - Medical and Health Sciences Showcase Evening
23 Aug - Information Evening
24 Aug - Engineering and Technology Information Evening
25 Aug - Nursing and Midwifery Information Evening
29 Aug - Psychology, Counselling, Criminology, Social Work, Social Science & Youth Work Information Evening
30 Aug - Psychology Honours Information Evening
5 Sep - Teacher Education Information Evening
6 Sep - Media, Communications, Arts and Design Information Evening
7 Sep - Pathways Information Evening
14 Sep WAAPA Arts Management & Live Production Info Evening 6.00pm - 7.30pm
Mount Lawley Campus
OPEN DAY 23 JULY JOONDALUP & 13 AUGUST MT LAWLEY
ATAR Prep Week 3 - 7 July
UG Pathways & TISC Info Evening (Peel Campus) - 23 August
UG Pathways & TISC Info Evening (South Street Campus) - 30 August
Day in the Life of a Murdoch University Student - 27 September
Scholarships at Murdoch
OPEN DAY 30 JULY
ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CHOOSING A CAREER
It’s not always easy to decide on a career – after all, the choice you make will determine how you spend much of your time for years or decades to come. Luckily, there are tons of resources out there to help you assess your talents, skills and interests, along with many informative articles, blogs, and podcasts on the subject.
You’ll find the best of them in this guide, which includes more than 40 individual resources for how to choose a career that’s a good fit for you. Also included are resources to help you determine what types of organizational cultures you might thrive under, as well as resources specifically for people looking to make a career change.”
This is a website packed full of resources to guide you in your Career Decision Making:
TAFE & APPRENTICESHIPS
Australian Apprenticeship Ambassadors
View the personal stories of more than 120 Australian Apprenticeship Ambassadors who have found a career and success through completing an Australian Apprenticeship. https://goo.gl/Ka38fa
Hospitality School Based Apprenticeships & Traineeships
Hospitality Group Training WA has a number of school based traineeships in hospitality advertised on their website.
- Apprentice Chef
- School Based Apprentice - Chef
- Trainee - Food & Beverage Service
- School Based Trainee - Food & Beverage Service
- Trainee - Kitchen Operations
- School Based Trainee - Kitchen Operation
Find out more by checking out on the jobs board: https://goo.gl/fLVcmq
SCITECH CSIRO LAB WORKSHOPS
Scitech CSIRO Lab Workshops cater for children aged 4 to 16 years old, with a variety of workshop topics on offer to ensure there's something for everyone.
Archaeological Dig - Mon 3 July
Build Your Own App with Code Camp - Tue 4 July
Volcanic Geology - Wednesday 5 July - Fri 7 July
Birds of Prey - Fri 7 July
Rocks Rock! - Saturday 8 July + Mon 10 July
Impossible Illusions - Tue 11 July + Wed 12 July
Retro Computer Games at The Nostalgia Box - Tue 11 July
Science of Toys - Thur 13 July + Fri 14 July
Bioacoustic Researchers - Sat 15 July
Robotics & Coding - Mon 17 July
SCITECH MULTI-WEEK STEM WORKSHOPS
Your child will have the opportunity to practice skills and explore their own ideas, build their self-esteem, earn badges and rewards, and make new friends with other like-minded children.
Sessions are run after school and on Saturdays.
Robotics and Insectbots - Tuesdays: 25 July to 14 September
Biology: Gross Scary Science - Wednesdays: 26 July to 15 September
Physics, Engineering and Maths: Kinetic Machines - Thursdays: 20 July to 15 Sept + Saturdays: 22 July to 16 Sep
SHARE YOUR SNEAKER STORY - ART GALLERY OF WA
The Rise of Sneaker Culture international exhibition opens on 13 May, and to celebrate we’re giving you the chance to win a trip for two to San Francisco, simply by sharing your favourite sneaker story via Instagram. To enter, simply submit a short video with #mysneakerstory. As well as the San Fran trip, there will be spot prizes awarded throughout.
The competition runs through to 5pm, 4 September 2017 (AWST).
FREMANTLE PORTS MARITIME DAY 2017
This free annual expo held at Fremantle Port celebrates the maritime industry and the port, and provides the public with information about maritime education and careers. You’ll have the chance to talk to representatives from companies involved in the maritime industry.
Saturday 4 November 2017, 10am - 4pm @ Victoria Quay, Fremantle Port
MURDOCH UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGIES CAMP
Keep the kids busy with our fun and interactive school holiday technologies camps, designed for kids aged 7 to 17.
Watch your creations come to life in front of your eyes with the 3D printing workshops or design your own characters and/or games as part of the Game Coding workshop.
Tuesday 11 July 2017 – Game Coding Camp
Wednesday 12 July 2017 – 3D Printing Camp
SKILLS WEST EXPO
Skills West Expo is Western Australia’s leading, largest and most attended careers event that enables visitors to explore tertiary and VET course options, find traineeships, apprenticeships and plan new career pathways.
Skills West Expo is free for all visitors to attend and will be held on 18 – 20 Aug, 2017 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
UWA WINTER ARTS PROGRAM
This year’s program offers a wide range of activities the whole family can enjoy including art exhibitions, music, theatre, workshops, talks and a dedicated children’s program of activities. There are dedicated activities for high school students. See the full range of exhibitions, workshops and activities on the website.
SYNTHESIS FILM FESTIVAL
If you attend secondary school in the City of Joondalup and love making short films, then St Stephen’s School wants to hear from you. Entries for our second annual Synthesis Film Festival are now open. More than a thousand dollars in prizes are on offer with judging performed by Edith Cowan University.
Film screenings Tuesday 22 August 2017, 7pm @ St Stephan’s School, Duncraig
Entries Close 1 August 2017
BECOMING A PSYCHOLOGIST
Visit the Psychology Board of Australia site to find out about the different pathways to becoming a registered psychologist.
MATHEMATICS PATHWAYS INFORMATION EVENING
MAWA is pleased to announce that Scitech have offered to host this event for us, which means that we can offer it for FREE! We have amalgamated all the sessions into this one big event.
Its central location offers ease of access for attendees to drive or use public transport.
There is free 2 hour on-site parking for those who opt to drive.
For catering purposes, please register your interest.
SURVIVING YEAR 12
Supporting your Year 12 student Year 12 is considered by some to be the most important year of schooling. There is an enormous amount of pressure on Year 12 students and it comes from parents, teachers, schools and the students themselves. There are a number of ways parents can support their children as they work through their final year of schooling.
Please follow the link for more information: https://goo.gl/uV26i
Emmanuel Catholic College
122 Hammond Rd
SUCCESS WESTERN AUSTRALIA 6164
PO Box 3102
SUCCESS WA 6964
Phone: 9414 4000
Fax: 9498 5864