At Bossley Park High School, we are committed to working with you and your child to achieve success in their own area and/or assist all students explore their interests to create a pathway that will transition them from school to work smoothly.
The Careers department is able to:
• Conduct personal interviews with each student
• Assist students create and implement a study timetable to benefit them.
• Explore various Career pathways and post-school options
• Offer special programs that will benefit the student before they finish school, for example, Work experience.
• Hold Group Transition meetings to expose different methods of achieving a long-term goal after school life has finished.
• Show students various methods of managing stress, anger and teach them how they can work with their unique way of learning.
• Help students identify their learning styles and how to overcome barriers to achieve success inside and outside of the classroom.
How to look through a Job Guide Website:
• Google, “Job Guide”
• Type an area of interest, for example, “Plumbing”, in the yellow search engine box in the top left hand corner of the page.
• Click on the specific area you would like to investigate, for example , “Brick Layer”.
• Use this information to explore your careers and to answer your questions.
Students: need to pay Special attention to the information. It contains:
: A job description
: Personal quality requirements
: How to become qualified for the career
: Will know what they are qualified to do after studying /training in this area
: Which courses they can study (in pink), then clicking on these course names to see where they offer their courses.
: Contact details for any further information on the subject.
• On the left side bar, you notice some tabs that will inform you on how to complete a resumè, detailing part-time school and TAFE programs, what an apprenticeship is and how to find one.
Look through a UAC Guide: (For those who want to go to University):
• Google, “UAC” or click on the link below
• Type a Keyword, such as, “Civil Engineering”.
• You can then look up and compare as many courses as you want from here.
• Things to be aware of:
: Cut-off/atar will tell you what rank you need to achieve for your university course.
: “nc”= new course (brand new and does not have an atar yet)
: “A + C”= Uni will consider their atar and everything in the subheading,
“Additional Selection Criteria”, so please read this carefully.
: “Assumed Knowledge”, is what student SHOULD study to get into the field they want to get into.
: “Recommended Studies”, are subjects that could further assist the student’s understanding in the course.
: “3F” or “6P” = 3 yrs. full time or 6 yrs. part time
: “Career Opportunities” tell you what areas you will be able to work in when you complete the course.
: The location of the campus is straight under the Course name
Below are some useful links: