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Warners Bay High School

Warners Bay High School

Quality Education for All

Telephone02 4954 9488

Emailwarnersbay-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Careers

Opportunities don't happen, you create them

 

The Career Education program at Warners Bay High School aims to help students to:

  • Gain an awareness of their abilities, interests and values and the ways in which these are related to their career planning.
  • Acquire a thorough knowledge of the world of work, training and further education.
  • Prepare themselves to make career decisions based on self knowledge and the range of options open to them.
  • Equip themselves with the skills and knowledge necessary to implement their decisions.
  • Connect and reconnect in life-long learning.

Activities

A range of Careers programs are offered and delivered to students. These include:

  • Careers lessons
  • Schools to Work Programs
  • Small group and individual interviews
  • Focus Days
  • Guest speakers
  • Mentoring programs
  • Excursions

Important Websites

Warners Bay High School has a Careers Webpage where you can fine further information on, post-school studying options, full time Employment Opportunities, studying/travelling overseas, general Careers information.

https://www.warnersbayhighcareers.com/

The Careers Department 

All Years 10, 11 and 12 students have been emailed the password to register with this website. 

Job Outlook

Job Jumpstart

Skills Road

Warners Bay High Careers

This website will 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 other types of courses across Australia.

University Admissions Centre

Warners Bay High Careers Faculty facebook page

 

Your Careers Advisers

Mrs Renee Sommer

Ms Raelee Lavis

Phone: 4954 9488

Stage 5

In Year 10, students are delivered a number of Careers lessons. These are scheduled throughout the year and communicate important information about:

  • Work Experience
  • School to Work Pathways
  • Senior Subject Selection
  • Apprenticeships & Traineeships

The Quality Learning Expo – QLE

Is a program delivered to Year 10 Students that focuses on developing organisation skills, self - management, and interview strategies. QLE lessons are delivered throughout the year to enable students to develop cover letters, resume’s and work samples, and prepared for their panel style interview scheduled in late Term 3.

In year 10 students can participate in Work Experience, book a time with your Careers Adviser if you are interested.

We are currently taking Expressions of Interest from students interested in completing their White Card. This is a mandatory requirement for all people who work on a construction site in Australia. Students must have their White Card if they plan on doing work experience in the construction industry.

All interested Year 10 students should register their interest at the Careers Office in D Block or email Ms Sommer in Careers.


All students who complete this course will need a USI number. To get your USI number, have your Medicare Card ready and go to https://www.usi.gov.au/

Stage 6

As well as offering Workstudies as a Stage 6 subject, Senior students are provided with a range of programs and support throughout their HSC course.

Students can book in a time with their Careers Adviser if they need to discuss:

  • Apprenticeship & Traineeships
  • School to Work pathways
  • University information (courses, application processes, ATAR)

Career Quizzes

Subject Compass by UAC

ATAR focused students would benefit from UAC’s Subject Compass.

In Year 10, you will select the courses that you will study for the next two years. It's important to lay a strong foundation for your future plans by choosing the HSC subjects that are right for you. 

But with so many HSC subjects, where do you start?

Don’t stress: Subject Compass can help you find your way. 

How it works

1. Enter your interests, skills, chosen career path or tertiary study plans to create your profile. 

2. View a list of HSC subjects that best match your profile.

3. Select your preferred subjects from the list or add new subjects. 

4. Check whether your chosen subjects will make you eligible for an ATAR.

5. Share your Subject Compass results with you careers adviser and parents/guardian.

Chop and change your profile or subject selection as many times as you like. Each year, NSW HSC students complete around 127,000 different patterns of study!

Start by selecting a category below. Complete all the steps or skip through to the end at any time. 

Skillsroad

What if you don't know your passion? You're in luck: the Skillsroad Career Quiz will help you find it, AND help you figure out how to turn it into an actual career.

Job Jumpstart

Job Jumpstart offers resources and activities to help you work out what jobs might suit you.

The Careers Department

The Careers Department offers personal profiling which looks at your work style to match your interests to various industries.

Job Outlook

Based on your Work Style results, Job Outlook will suggest some career options you might like to explore.