Link to student Alumni success stories & career possibilities in the ArtsFinishing Year 12 – What Next? Year12 – What next? Is a portal for Year 12 students who are thinking about their post-school options. The portal has tips and ideas on the wide range of options after Year 12 including: future work opportunities, Post-school education and training, working while you learn, and the benefits of education and training. www.leavingschool.com.au/year-12-what-next/ Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) is the central office that administers the application and offer process for places in tertiary courses at university, TAFE and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria (and a few outside Victoria). VTAC receives and forwards application information and supporting documentation to the course selection authorities at institutions. www.vtac.edu.au Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority (VCAA) VCAA is responsible for the administration of the VCE & VET. Subject information, exam timetables and past exams are available from this site. www.vcaa.vic.edu.au ATAR Calculator This is a useful resource for VCE students as it allows them to estimate what their VCE ATAR score will be. www.atarcalc.com Study Assistance A one-stop-shop for all questions about Australian Government assistance available to help finance tertiary studies. www.studyassist.gov.au Good Uni Guide The Good Uni Guide provides information about tertiary education pathways, including postgraduate courses and career options in Australia. www.gooduniguide.com.au MyUniversity This website provides students with a broad range of information about Australian universities and other higher education providers. www.myuniversity.gov.au/ Victorian Skills Gateway The Victorian Skills Gateway (developed by the Victorian Department of Education and Training) is a one-stop-shop of Victorian vocational education and training (through Tafe and other providers) to help find students to find their best training option. Searches can be performed on occupations, courses, training providers, videos and written case studies. www.www.education.vic.gov.au/victorianskillsgateway/ TAFE Course Directory The Tafe Course Directory provides a comprehensive list of current courses on offer at TAFE, from pre-apprenticeships through to Advanced Diplomas. www.tafe.vic.gov.au My Future This site provides information on career planning and exploration information, occupation profiles, courses, job-search tips and information for parents. www.myfuture.edu.au Job Guide Useful information about work and occupations to best suit you, based on your interests/abilities. Links to courses Australia-wide. www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au Hobsons Course Finder A comprehensive database of courses, careers and education institutions as well as ranking that may help students choose between them. www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au My Skills A government initiative website to assist individuals and employers to choose the training provider that best suits their needs, featuring all publicly available, nationally recognized vocational education and training in Australia. www.myskills.gov.au Ace Day Jobs Ace day jobs is a series of five minute video episodes about Australians who really love their work and explains how they got into their jobs. Often there are a few twists and turns on the way. Students can find out how to write a ripper resume, or what to do if you don’t know what to do, and other frequently asked questions. Students can also check out the job match to see which featured careers match their ideal work environment. www.abc.net.au/acedayjobs The Young Worker Toolkit This site helps students to find information about their rights and responsibilities in the workplace www.youngworkertoolkit.youth.gov.au Australian Apprenticeships Helps students to find out information on applying for an apprenticeship, wages and training. This site provides information and resources about Apprenticeships and Traineeships. This includes over 3,000 job and training descriptions and in excess of 60 job pathway charts. www.aapathways.com.au see also: www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au Group Training Australia Group Training Australia is the national association for the group training network, Australia's largest employer of apprentices and trainees. Provides information about Group Training Organizations that take on Australian Apprentices, loaning them to ‘host’ employers. www.grouptraining.com.au Incolink A joint enterprise by employer associations and unions in the building and construction industry. Covers a wide range of Apprentice related issues and information. www.incolink.org.au Universities and TAFEs: * Australian Catholic University- * Box Hill TAFE- * Deakin University- * Federation University – * Kangan Institute – * LaTrobe University – * Melbourne Polytechnic – * Monash University – * RMIT University and TAFE – * Swinburne University and TAFE – * The University of Melbourne – * Victoria University and TAFE – * William Angliss Institute –
Careers and Pathways
The college has close relationships with industry, and with many tertiary education providers in our areas of specialisation.
Students have clearly developed career pathways into further study, apprenticeships or employment. Specialist and general