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Warners Bay High School

Warners Bay High School

Quality Education for All

Telephone02 4954 9488


General Advice

For more direct advice please contact Ms Sommer or Ms Lavis in the Careers faculty to schedule a meeting.


Do any of the following apply to you?


I am looking to get an apprenticeship or traineeship?

This is your checklist:

I am looking to study at university  Check out the following resources:

I am looking to study at a private college


I am looking to study at TAFE.

  • Check out Smart and Skilled at www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/ You can use the Course Finder to check your eligibility, find the right Smart and Skilled course, approved training provider and estimate the costs and fees.
  • My Skills website is the national directory of Vocational Education and Training (VET) organisations and courses. www.myskills.gov.au
  • Contact Careers staff for more information and support.

I am looking to gain full-time employment.

  1. Look at www.seek.com  and www.indeed.com   
  2. Go to www.warnersbayhighcareers.com  and check the weekly message board for weekly job links from Career Links and also follow the link - Post School Options
  3. Complete some work experience with an employer.
  4. Hand out your resume to local employers AND spread the word that YOU are looking for a job.
  5. Make sure the Careers staff are familiar with your plans, that way we can chase you up if we know of any relevant work opportunities.

I am interested in having a gap year/volunteering or travelling overseas.

Useful websites:

 www.warnersbayhighcareers.com WBHS Careers website

www.jobjump.com.au                      Designed by Career Advisers. All links here. Password is warn

www.gooduniversities.com.au        The Good Universities Guide will help you find courses at Australia's top universities, TAFEs and training colleges.

www.myfuture.edu.au                     Great Careers Interest Tests plus more

www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au          This website is fantastic for almost everything. Study, health, jobs, money, housing, transport….it's all here.

www.huntertafe.edu.au                   Hunter TAFE

www.newcastle.edu.au                    University of Newcastle

www.careersadvisoryservice.com    Whether it is study, work or travel, there are numerous paths for young people to get skills that make them employable now and into the future.


Intended Outcomes:
Through ongoing and recurring learning in Career Education, students, when they leave Warners Bay  High School will be able to:


  • Critically evaluate personal qualities and physical attributes as they apply to career choice and the requirements of the workplace

  • Analyse the key factors influencing the career values, aspirations and achievements of individuals and groups

  • Analyse the place and meaning of work in the life of individuals and communities.

  • Describe cultural and structural features of the world of work.

  • Describe features of the labour market including emerging trends and the impact of change.

  • Identify occupational pathways and their related educational, training and skill requirements.

  • Recognise the ongoing nature of career path planning.

  • Locate and use a range of career planning support materials and services.

  • Demonstrate the application and interview skills required for entry into employment and post secondary education and training courses.

  • Discuss the lifestyle changes and personal adjustments involved in the transition from school to post school employment and further employment.