16 October 2017

Careers Information

University Information

Notre Dame University

Notre Dame University is still accepting applications for Semester 1, 2017. Applications can be made directly to the university and do not incur an application or late fee. Please contact the Prospective Students Office on 9433 0533 to make an appointment for a campus tour, to receive course and application advice or to be sent an application pack. Application forms are also available from Mr Frusher at Scotch.

Notre Dame also offers alternative entry programmes to undergraduate studies at Notre Dame. These courses are available to students who did not reach the minimum entrance score for university in their ATAR and also to students who completed Year 12 but did not undertake ATAR subjects.

Foundation Year

A one-year bridging course that builds the confidence and skills required to successfully undertake university study.

Notre Dame Tertiary Enabling Programme

A full-time, thirteen week (one semester) alternative entry programme that is available each semester. For further information contact Notre Dame University.

Notre Dame ATAR Advice Day

Tuesday 3 January, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Admissions Office, cnr Mouat and High Streets, Fremantle

Course Advisors and Admissions Officers will be available to discuss applications, alternative pathways, and courses with your Year 12 students and their families once they receive their ATAR results.

Curtin University

Curtin University is offering a UniReady Enabling Programme in 2017. This course is designed for students who wish to enter Humanities or Business degrees at Curtin and did not get the required ATAR or did not do WACE examinations. The programme is one semester full time or two semesters part-time and is also available online. Applications for Semester One are now open and can be accessed via the Curtin website.

TISC Information

YEAR 12 Results Online

All 2016 WACE students with at least one scaled score will be able to access their TISC Universities Admission Advice Letter information (including scaled scores and ATAR) via the TISC website at www.tisc.edu.au. Results will be available from Wednesday 28 December 2016.

Changing Preferences

Once they have applied, students may change preferences as many times as they wish, subject to closing dates, without incurring any extra charge. However, it is advisable for them to wait until their university admission information is available from Wednesday 28 December 2016 before making changes.

2017 Overseas Forum Opportunity Year 11 Students

The IE University in Spain is inviting motivated, open-minded Year 11 students who are socially aware, want their voices heard and are comfortable around those from different cultural backgrounds to apply to attend the Junior Advisory Board conference from 18-22 April, 2017 in Madrid and Segovia, Spain. All flights, food and accommodation will be covered by IE University. Daniel Bloch (2014 Leaver) represented Scotch in 2013 and found the experience very rewarding. Interested students should contact Mr Frusher at Scotch for further information and contact details for Daniel Bloch.

C.A.S. HAWKER Scholarship

Applications for C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships open on Monday, 5 December 2016 and will close on Friday, 6 January 2017. This generous scholarship is valued at up to $45,000 over three years. Selection is largely based on personal qualities and demonstrated leadership as well as academic ability. Undergraduate and post-graduate Hawker Scholars are able to attend a range of Australian educational institutions. Further information about the C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship and an application form are available at www.hawkerscholarship.org.

Free Coding 101 Workshop - Saturday 19 November 2016

A FREE one day Web Development workshop in Perth CBD.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/coding-101-free-web-dev-workshop-in-perth-19-nov-tickets-28749760307

Some of the coolest and rewarding careers and start-ups out there are all in web development and programming.

So join in for a hands-on, face-to-face and step-by-step tutorial on coding essentials, with you working toward building your own page at the end of the day

Remember to bring your laptop!

Level:

Beginner

Date:

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Time:

10.00am to 2.00pm (AWST)

Where:

Spacecubed - Ground Floor, 45 St. Georges Terrace, Perth, WA 6000 (map)

Topics include:

  • HTML Basics
  • CSS Basics
  • Cool JavaScript and PHP
  • Career and Start-up Tips
  • Pizza will be provided for lunch!

TAFE & Apprenticeships

Hofmann Engineering Apprenticeships

2017 apprenticeships - Machining & Mechanical Fitting

Applications Close 4 November 2016

Hofmann Engineering Pty Ltd, 3 Alice Street, Bassendean 6054

www.hofmann.net.au

http://www.hofmannengineering.com/career/2017Apprentices@HofmannEngineering.pdf

Vantage Automotive

For over 10 years, Vantage Automotive has helped thousands of young job seekers find a rewarding career in the Automotive Industry. They are an exclusive service provider to many of Australia's leading automotive brands, placing enthusiastic new Apprentices in their dealerships, then providing the resources and training necessary to complete their qualifications.

Apply now for 2017 apprenticeships:

http://vantageautomotive.com/apprenticeship-vacancies

Career Search

5 Steps to Become a Commercial Pilot

http://www.flightcourse.info/5-steps-to-become-a-commercial-pilot-in-australia/

A grifood Careers & Rural Skills Australia

This website provides information to students, parents, career advisers and teachers about the agricultural and horticulture industries in Australia. Students interested in pursuing a career in these industries should visit this website. http://agrifoodcareers.com.au

M ining, Oil and Gas Jobs - Year 10 Career Planning Guide

Outlines the career options for students considering entering the mining, oil and gas industries.

The guide provides information about the careers that are trade based as well as those that require tertiary qualifications.

A list of Australian Universities and Mining Schools is also displayed. Students can learn a lot about the industry just by navigating their way through the site.

http://www.miningoilgasjobs.com.au/Training-and-Development/Career-Planning-for-Students/Year-10--Guide-for-Planning-a-Career.aspx

Mr Peter Frusher

Careers Adviser