CALVARY CAREER GUIDANCE
A Careers Adviser is available in the College to assist and advise students and parents in relation to the following:
Individual career counselling
Career education programs
Subject selection and course planning
Planning career pathways including employment preparation, tertiary and TAFE courses
Promotion of Open Days, Expos and other career related events
Direct School – TAFE and School – University link programs
School Based Traineeships and Apprenticeships
The College also has on staff a Vocational Placement Coordinator whose role is to assist students and parents with placements in School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SATs), and Work Experience
How do SATs operate?
SATs are available to students in Years Eleven or Twelve or Term Four of Year Ten (minimum age 15 years). For most trades a minimum of 50 days of paid employment is required, with a trainee wage. Students can undertake, at no cost, a Cert II – Cert III qualification directly related to their employment.
What does SAT involve?
SAT allows students to:
Commence a traineeship or apprenticeship while still at school
Participate in a combination of school, paid work, theoretical and structured work place training
Progress towards gaining a nationally recognised qualification
What are the advantages of SAT?
Gives a head start towards a career and a competitive edge when looking for future employment
Contributes to the new Queensland Certificate of Education
Gain a nationally recognised qualification without additional cost
For more information please contact the College:
Career Advisor – Mrs Kinga Schmidt: firstname.lastname@example.org