Careers at Muswellbrook High
Some of the features of Careers at Muswellbrook High are:
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· Year 10 Career Lessons
· The school runs its own trades and careers expo in May-June each year. These presentations coincide with vital recruitment information many of these industries
release in the following weeks for apprenticeship and traineeship advertisements.
· ‘Unicrawl’ an annual overnight excursion to six of the state’s leading universities
for Year 11 and 12 students.
· University Open Days for schools at Newcastle University in June/July and the University of New England Armidale in May for Yr 11 and 12 students.
· The ‘Uni road show’, a presentation from four universities on applications, HECS,
living on campus and scholarships, runs at the school each year for senior students
and parents are invited as well.
· A Mock interview program with local industry representatives for Year 10 students.
· Principal and career teacher interviews for each Year 12 student.
· Work experience is an optional program available to Year 10 students.
· Interviews with Year 10 students on career direction and subject selection for
· Interviews with Yr 11 students regarding transition from Year 11 into Year 12
including maintaining or changing subject load.
· Interviews with Year 12 students regarding half yearly results and the direction
of their HSC, potential ATAR analysis and strategy.
· Industry presenters at school.
· Excursions to industry
· TAFE Outreach programs for Year 10 students. Recent examples include term
length programs in carpentry, hair, small motors and beauty.
· Plan It Youth mentoring with trained community members.
· Introduction to university for indigenous student excursions.
· Several OH&S ‘greencard’ courses have run at the school throughout the year
at greatly reduced costs thanks to links with Muswellbrook TAFE.
· A number of Information nights are also run throughout the year for parents
and students on HSC subject selection, Board of Studies requirements, ATARs,
University regional entry programs and UAC.
· An information guide and school mobile details are posted to all Year 12 parents
in case they have any questions arising over the school holiday university
offer/change of preference period.
· Scholarships, the school is fortunate to have exclusive access to up to four
university scholarships thanks to the Phipps Charitable Trust and four scholarships
that are only available to several schools in the district from Bengalla Mining. A
number of other regionally based scholarships and grants also apply.
· The HSC Honour Roll Assembly has also developed in recent years to acknowledge
the great achievements of the previous year’s graduating class and wish them well on
their future career path.
· ‘Back to the Brook’ is an event and concept developed in recent years where ex students have returned for a ‘Back to the Brook’ assembly, morning tea with staff,
talks with senior students and a talk to their former primary school. Information is
available on facebook, ‘BAcktotheBrook’.
will take you
about education and training in Australia
Traineeships, School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships as well as Trade Schools. Also helps to
showcase various vocational career paths based a liking for maths and science and related to a
preference for indoors or outdoors. Also includes other interactive online activities
Studies for NSW Senior High School Students
decisions on vocational career pathways, traineeships and apprenticeships
area of particular skills need. A tools for your trade voucher will be provided to your employer when
you have completed your first three months. Your employer will purchase the tool kit and make it
available for you to use. After completing the first six months of your apprenticeship, you will be
entitled to keep the toolkit
Schools and their locations, as well as other useful information for schools, parents and students
interested in finding out more on School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships
where and when it best suits you. That may be at home, in the library or at school. It might be at
night, on weekends or even in the school holidays
at home or abroad as well as international student’s whishing to study in Australia
Group Training can assist with linking young people to Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships
coordinated training for trainees and apprentices across NSW
innovative careers. Each episode takes you into someone else's world, and gives you an insight into
aerospace engineering, forensic anatomy, science reporting, and many more careers where people
are living out their dreams in their work. And there are plenty of suggestions on how to get there.
Ace day jobs is produced by the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation
leaving school through to now. They offer advice on best bits, worst bits and other bits related to their
employment, workplace relations, government assistance, jobs, careers, training and wages
and apprenticeships information
network and more
in one go saving you the trouble of having to go to each site individually. It lists job sites by Industry,
Function and Country of origin.
Volunteers provide an unpaid put valuable service to the community
informed decision on career planning and pathways. Also contains a very extensive personality test
programme for career choice
Colleges, the Career Advice Australia network, includes the Australian Skills Vouchers Programme
which helps Australians 25 years and over start or upgrade their qualifications
for young people between the ages of 12 and 25
even a guide for babysitters
NTIS is the official national register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Courses,
Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and has been developed for
experienced training sector users
to help all Secondary Students
for just about anything from careers to information to help with school assignments
check out the site to find out more if you are currently participating in a vocational learning subject
recognised as leaders in their trade, apprentices, TAFE teachers and local business people
contracts as well as recruitment and dismissal
use in schools
careers, jobs, news, links and even a quiz for boys to explore
areas of study to help maximise their future opportunities
areas: positive male role models; literacy; and information and communication technology. Helping
Apprentices and Living Away From Home Allowance and others to help with progression through
education and from education to a career
a small business. Also what to look out for when running a small business
Provides information on planning, starting and running your own business
run their new, viable small business. NEIS participants undertake and accredited 3 month
small business management course as well as ongoing training and support to help participants
become self sufficient
innovative ideas as well as providing sources of training and education for those looking to
start a business
help young people find further careers and industry based information and advice)
for Education in Mathematics. Some interactive profiles and interviews of people who need
maths to succeed in their chosen career pathway.
as young people
areas, very good visual resource for teachers and their students)
resources assist teachers in High Schools about the Chicken Meat Industry and the “Hatchery
to Home” program)
including a careers adviser resources guide)
as fact sheets, industry profiles, job vacancies and detailed sector information, including details
for career advisers)
however plenty of information useful in NSW too
to the end of year 12 (or its equivalent), and beyond that to further education, training or
employment, and active community life.
online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and 18
skills and their talents
funding and working in partnership with youth-led initiatives which aim to positively contribute
to young people and their communities