Careers 19th October

IMPORTANT DATES (updated 17 October 2012)

Bold denotes new items added since last newsletter




19 Oct

TAFE applications requiring submission of a folio, closes.

Contact individual TAFEs for more information.

26 Oct


Qantm College OPEN night

Qantm College offers specialised industry-focused courses in 2D and 3D animation, games design, games programming, interactive digital media, and graphic design.

Level 1, 3-5 Bennett Street, East Perth.


28 Oct

Applications closes for Science activities at Curtin, ECU or UWA for Year 9 & 10 students from 15-18 January

Participants perform experiments in laboratories and experience what it is like to be on campus. The program also provides information about further study in science, technology and engineering. Apply online at

31 Oct


'Becoming an Engineer with UWA'

A session on how to achieve an engineering career with UWA. For more information see:

23 Nov

TISC Application final deadline

Late fee applies. Students have until the 4 Jan to change their preferences. Keep up to date with any changes, go online to


University of Melbourne

Victorian College of the Arts Information session

West Australian Ballet Centre

134 Whatley Crescent, Maylands, WA

Event registration:

30 Nov

Closing date for ECU portfolio entry students to submit their portfolio and covering letter.

Students who expect a borderline ATAR to do this as a back-up, as well as put in a TISC application. For more information

Closing date for Curtin's Uniready Summer Program

Classes commence on 7 January 2013 and finish on 8 February 2013. Download the application from the University's website.

7 Dec

TAFE applications for first round of offers closes

Students interested in applying to a TAFE, Polytechnic or Institute of Technology need to go on the trainingwa website or individual institution to apply.

13 Dec

Year 12 TISC Info Session at UWA

An information session for Year 12 students and their parents. For more information see:


2013 ONLINE Performing Arts Course Guide
Stage Whispers is a directory of Performing Arts Courses in Australia.

Whether you want to be an Actor, Director, Dancer, Make Up Artist, Musician, Producer, Prop Maker, Triple Threat Music Theatre performer, a Sound and Light designer or operator this directory has a course listed for you. Visit this link

MAAP My Future
MAAP My Future is an online tool that helps people to find a career in the automotive industry, as well as showing them the wide range of careers in the automotive industry. The service also can match people with mentors and advisers to help them gain a career in the industry.

EE-Oz Energy Skills Australia is piloting a holistic progression management system for electrical apprentices. The pilot will commence in 2013 and initially include up to 1000 apprentices across the country, with the main focus to improve the electrical apprentice completion rate. Students interested should log on to

Skills one TV
Skills one is a video platform with over 1500 short video stories about getting a trade or skill.

Charlie Bell Scholarship
In recognition of the contribution made by former McDonald's Corporation CEO Charlie Bell, McDonald's awards scholarships with a contribution of $15 000 to future leaders. To be eligible students must commence university in semester 1 2013 and be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. Applications close Monday 29 October 2012.

Government Assistance for Tertiary Education
Any students unsure about government assistance for financing tertiary study including youth allowance and fee help should visit:

Central Institute of Technology End-of-the-Year Graduate Exhibitions
Various exhibitions will be held from the 18 October until 15 December. More information


AUSTAL 2013 Apprenticeship Drive
Austal is a world leader in the design and construction of customised, high performance aluminium vessels for both commercial and defence applications. More information

Business Traineeship - Bicton Office
Applicant must have successfully completed Year 11 or Year 12.

Interviews will be held in November. More information

Margi Watson
Career Counsellor