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Laverton P-12 College Careers


Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

Don't fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year that you are today.

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University V's Tafe

An interesting article on University Study versus TAFE Study conducted by the ABC in 2019.
Please note it is important to make the decisions based on what is right for you, not what your friends are doing!

ABC Article University V's TAFE

JobTrainer

If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.
Follow this link to register!

Year 10 Work Experience Dates 2021 - CANCELLED

The Year 10 work experience program will run from Monday June 21st, to Friday June 25th, 2021.

All year 10  students will participate in a range of career activities to assist with finding and securing a suitable work experience placement.
Due to the ongoing restrictions as a result of the COVID outbreak in Victoria, all Work Experience has been canceled as directed by the Department of Education.

WHAT DOES A BLOGGER DO?

A blogger writes articles and opinion pieces for websites. While they often work freelance for a range of clients, they can also be employed in-house. They write pieces that are less formal than traditional journalistic articles, with the main purpose of their work being digital marketing and search engine optimisation. The work they produce is designed to engage readers and drive website traffic.
 

Personal requirements for a Blogger

  • Creativity and originality
  • Ability to pick out and emphasise relevant facts
  • Able to write clearly and in a compelling manner
  • Good concentration
  • Technical ability to switch between styles and forms of writing
  • Good time management and ability to handle pressure
Would you like to know more? Follow this link!

Support Services and Agencies - Transition to Work

Need help navigating life after school?  The Transition to Work program supports students who are disengaged and/or having difficulty reaching their next steps.
More info can be found via this Link

Volunteering

Consider volunteering it can help you make new friends, learn new skills, advance your career and even make you feel happier and healthier in yourself.

Volunteering gives you the opportunity to practice important skills used in the workplace, such as teamwork, communication, problem solving, project planning, task management and organisational skills, just to name a few.

Studies show some of the personal benefits in being a volunteer include:

  • volunteering makes you happy
  • volunteering helps combat depression
  • volunteering helps counteract the effects of stress, anger and anxiety
  • volunteering increases self-confidence
  • volunteering provides a sense of purpose
  • volunteering help you stay physically healthy
There are a number of local organisations that can use your support by becoming a volunteer. 
Laverton Community Integrated Services (LCIS)
Hobsons Bay City Council
Food Bank Project
Salvation Army Centre
just to name a few... 
Further info can be found via this Link
 

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Transitioning to University (Posted: 17/09/2021)

A handy reference guide for students transitioning into Tertiary Studies in 2022.
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