Our Careers Adviser is located in A Block, students in year 9 and above are free to approach for advice. Parents can make contact with the adviser by calling reception or emailing the school attention to the careers adviser.
Classroom Career Education begins in Year 10 with areas covered including job exploration, personal interest and research on careers and training that includes HSC subjects needed to undertake courses, scholarship identification and course locations.
Careers in Technology
Students who are interested in exploring careers in technology can access a Career Wheel, to learn more about a variety of roles in this area. Please click on the following link: www.careersfoundation.com.au
Classroom Career Education
This will begin in Year 9 with areas covered including job exploration, personal interest and research on careers and training that includes HSC subjects needed to undertake courses, scholarship identification and course locations.
Work Studies CEC Course
This course is available for students wishing to use their work placements as the basis for study
This can be accessed by any student over the age of 14 in the school and is run in accordance with the Department’s Workplace learning guidelines.
Work Experience needs to be organised with the ‘Student Placement Record’ completed and submitted. Please complete and return to the Careers Advisor before the student begins the placement.
Part Time traineeships
These are available to students in Years 11 and 12 enabling them to combine work with vocational training as part of their HSC.
TAFE Delivered Vocational Education
These courses are co-ordinated by the careers adviser.
School to Work Planning
Students and teachers have to opportunity to use the Employment Related Skills Logbook, funds and cross-curriculum activities to facilitate student transition from school to work.
They are kept informed of careers and training options by newsletters, excursions, careers markets, guest speakers, interviews and the careers reference room.
Kirrawee High School can also initiate School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships for students who are still at school to undertake whilst in year 11 and 12. Please see the link below for more information or see our Careers Advisor.