Listed below are a number of very useful websites. They will provide a wealth of information and should be checked by students interested in obtaining the most recent information on jobs and courses.
For any further information or queries see Mr. Peters, Career Adviser.
JPP is an Australian Government initiative funded through the Australian Government of Education Science and Training. It is a free service to help students with career selection and employment. It is particularly beneficial to early school leavers. Visit http://jpp.dest.gov.au
Break Thru Employment Solutions
Break Thru Employment Solutions is a Specialist Job Network Provider, assisting people with disabilities to enter the work force. These include both learning and physical disabilities. The Break Thru’s Job Network program offers -
- Intensive one to one support to find and keep a suitable job
- Job search skills such as improving interview skills and confidence
- Marketing employers for suitable careers
- Financial assistance related to employment
- Regular contact with job seeker and their employer once they commence work
For further information ph (02) 9679 8999 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FEE-HELP is a new Federal Government scheme offering all eligible students a loan facility to pay their undergraduate or postgraduate fees in courses in public or eligible private higher education institutions. Students will be able to access a loan up to the amount of full tuition fee charged for the course they are undertaking to a limit of $50,000. Eligible students have their fees paid by the Government directly to the university and the loan is recorded by the Tax Office. When you start work, as soon as you reach an income level of $36,184, you are required to start paying back the loan. For more information: http://www.hecs.gov.au/information.htm
Interested in an Apprenticeship?
The Building Workers Assistance Centre provides a placement service for apprentices, trainees and qualified tradespeople. It includes careers in the following:
Carpenter, Civil Construction, Bricklayer, Automotive Trades, Cabinet making, Hairdressing, Retail Industry, Joiner, Landscape Gardener, Shopfitter, Administration & Clerical, Plasterer, Hospitality Industry, Painter, Cleaning & Security, Tiler and transport & Distribution.
For more information visit the website: www.bwacnac.com.au
The Housing Industry Association is keen to promote career opportunities in the Building Industry. Career opportunities are available for people from all educational levels whether Year 10 leavers (including apprenticeships) or university graduates. Find more information on the website: www.buildingonline.com.au
Apprenticeships, Scholarships and Traineeships for Year 10 and 12 Students
Apprenticeship Program (year 10 and 12 students) . Scholarships & Traineeships in Electrical Engineering (Year 12 students) www.energy.com.au/apprenticeships or phone (02) 8878 5000.
Worksite is all about the world of work. It helps students uncover the truths and trials of work with heaps of fact sheets, case studies and quizzes. It’s provides information on workers rights, issues and unions. Contact: www.actu.asn.au/
The University of Sydney has a Scholarships program for its business and accounting programs and offers more than 60 scholarships each year. For further information visit: www.econ.usyd.edu.au
Bachelor of Accounting Scholarships for the University of Technology For more information : www.bachelorofaccounting.com or Carin Alberts on 02 9514 3579
Chartered Accountants - For more information www.flyhigher.com
Nexia Court & Co Chartered Accountants provide cadetship opportunities for students interested in Accountancy. Phone 9251 4600 or www.nexiacourt.com.au
Actuarial Studies at Macquarie University. For more information: www.actuary.mq.edu.au
The Royal Aeronautical Society Aerospace Careers Web address : www.raes.org.au/
Australian Campus Networks offers the La Trobe University Bachelor of Business, Diploma of Business Administration and Foundation Studies courses in Sydney’s CBD. For more information visit www.latrobe.edu.au/acn
St Patrick’s Business College has courses in Business Administration, Hospitality Management and Event Management. All enquiries: (02) 9318 1566 or www.stpatsbuscol.com.au
Martin College Darlinghurst has courses in Business, Accounting, Marketing, Graphic Design, Travel & Tourism, Management and Event Management. Call 131 671 or www.martincollege.com
Williams Business College - Courses include: Bachelor of Business Administration , Management and Marketing , Tourism Management. Ph 995 5588 or www.williams.edu.au.
The International College of Management, Sydney offers Business degrees and Diplomas in Hospitality, International Tourism, Event Management, Retail Services Management and Property Services Management. For more information go to www.icms.edu.au
Commerce and Accounting
PricewaterhouseCoopers have a cadetship program aimed at Year 12 students wishing to complete a commerce or business degree majoring in accounting, while gaining practical, commercial experience in a professional services firm. website : www.pwc.com/au/careers.
Computer Graphics College specialises in - Interactive Multimedia & Web Design,
Digital Video Production, 3D Graphics and Animation, Graphic Design Production
For more information visit: www.cgc.com.au
Sydney Graphics College courses include: Advertising, Graphic Design, Illustration & Multi Media. Contact 9212 7284 or www.sydneygraphicscollege.com
The Billy Blue School of Graphics. For more information www.billyblue.com.au
Dance, Music, Drama
Wesley Institute Courses include: Theology, Counselling, Drama, Music, Graphic Design, Dance, Dance Therapy, Education. For more information visit www.wesleyinstitute.edu.au
Australian Institute of Music: Courses include Contemporary Music, Audio, Technology, Arts, Management, Music Theatre, Classical Music, Composition, Music production. For further information: www.aimusic.com.au
SAE College offer courses in Audio Engineering, Mutimedia, & Film Making. For more information phone 9211 3711 or www.sae.edu
The JMC Academy offer courses in Audio Engineering, Digital Animation, Engineering & Sound Production. . For more information phone 9281 8899 or visit www.jmc.net.au
Entertainment Technical Training
Juliusmedia Pty Ltd has internationally accredited training for Entertainment Technology & Management. Subjects include sound, lights, stage, theatre, events and music. For more information visit: www.juliusmedia.com.
Australian Film Television and Radio School
For those students interested in a job in television, radio, documentary or filmmaking visit www.aftrs.edu.au.
Interested in studying Engineering at UTS? Full details on the application process and the questionnaire at: www.eng.uts.edu.au/entry
The Faculty of Engineering at the UNSW has new multiple entry requirements for admission of undergraduate students. If your anticipated UAI is between 75 and 85, submit an application www.eng.unsw.edu.au/multiplecriteria/2005
The University of Sydney offer a range of Engineering Scholarships. For more information visit www.eng.usyd.edu.au/scholarships.
Bluescope Steel employ young people interested in a career in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Materials, Civic or Chemical Engineering, as well as Chemistry and Mechatronics. For more information www.bluescopesteel.com/cadets
The Sydney Gallery School, at Meadowbank College of TAFE offers well equipped studio and workshop areas for specialist studies in Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Photomedia, Computer Imaging and related theoretical and professional art practice studies.
Advanced Diploma in Fine Arts – 3 years full-time
Diploma in Fine Arts – 2 years full-time
Certificate IV in Fine Arts – 1 year full-time
Meadowbank College of TAFE is offering a new and exciting way of obtaining TWO Qualifications within 1 1/2 years.
The courses are 2677 Hospitality Catering Operation Certificate IV and 2662 Hospitality Commercial Cookery Non Trade. For more information phone 9942 3543.
The Blue Mountains Hotel School has combined study and work options leading to a management career in the world’s fastest growing industry. www.hotelschool.com.au
The Hotel School (Sydney), offers courses in Hotel Management & Commercial Cookery. Phone 9240 1338 or www.hotelschool.scu.edu.au
The International College of Tourism & Hotel Management (Manly), offers courses in Business, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality Management.
Phone 9977 0333 or www.icthm.edu.au
The William Blue International Hotel Management School. For more information www.billyblue.com.au
Marketing & Management
Macleay CollegeCourses include: Advertising, Event Management and Marketing, Business (Management/Marketing/Accounting), Hospitality Management, Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing, Real Estate, Sports Management and Marketing and Travel and Tourism. Email email@example.com or call 02 9360 2033.
Medical and Dentistry
Need information on UMAT? The UMAT (Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences website: www.medical-entrance.com.au or www.nie.edu.au or www.MedEntry.com.au
Nursing today is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, medicine and science and requires high levels of skill and knowledge. There are plenty of opportunities in the field.
For more information visit www.nursingandmidwifery.com.au
Australian College of Natural Therapies. Contact Rachel Holden (02) 9218 8813 for information.
If you are interested in a career in Science then visit www.careerinscience.gov.au
According to research (Queensland’s chief scientist Peter Andrews) there will need to be an additional 75,000 scientists by 2010.