Careers

Careers

 

The Fairhills Careers program aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge and confidence that will enable them to manage Career change in the future and engage in life-long learning.

The Fairhills Careers department provides students with a counselling service, education programs and access to facilities and up-to-date resources to maximise their successful transition into the wider community.  Students are encouraged and supported by our qualified staff to explore all their options and to maximise their potential be that at University, TAFE, Apprenticeship or Employment.

The school offers students the opportunity to:

  • experience the work place by assisting students in finding meaningful Work Experience  placement
  • enrol in VETis programs that will enhance their opportunities for Tertiary studies and Employment
  • modify their program to suit their needs, with the inclusion of Structure Work Place learning and Work Experience
  • explore their choices via on-line testing, individual counselling and the establishment of Managed Individual pathways from Years 10-12
  • develop skills in Resume writing and applications for employment
  • participate in TAFE Taster programs to help them to develop a focus

 

 

Career Program Overview

Year 9

  • Career Exploration
  • Introduction into 'The World of Work' and 'Employability Skills'

Year 10

  • Career testing/Career Exploration
  • Individual Counselling and Pathway Planning
  • GAP Program
  • Parent Information Sessions

Year 11

  • Career investigation/exposure to choices:  TAFE, University, Apprenticeship/Traineeship, Work
  • Pathway Planning, VCE, VCAL, VET
  • Preparation for Workplace success - resume preparation, letters of application, interview skills
  • Parent Information Sessions

Year 12

  • Pathway Planning - Individual Counselling
  • Tertiary Information sessions, Preparation for Workplace success - resume preparation, letters of application, interview skills
  • Parent Information Sessions
  • Guest Speakers from industry and past students - 'Keys for Success'
  • Individual assistance in applying for tertiary places, work, apprenticeships
 

 For dates of all institutions, go to the VTAC website and search for 'Open Days'