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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.

Career Opportunities

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

Fairhills High School Careers Website

Our aim is to 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 universities, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, each for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

Career Program Overview

  • Career Exploration
  • Introduction into ‘The World of Work’ and ‘Employability Skills’
  • Career testing/Career Exploration
  • Individual Counselling and Pathway Planning
  • GAP Program
  • Parent Information Sessions
  • 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
  • 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
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