The Careers Department Highlights



For all important dates and events regarding careers, view the Calendar of Events.

Careers, Courses and Universities Newsletters

Options Career Information Bulletin

Access all bulletins here.

Options Career Information Edition #2

Study Work Grow

Open days, information sessions, competitions, scholarships and career related newsletter.

There's some useful information in links below:

SWG 30.1.23 Edition SWG 6.2.23 Edition SWG 13.2.23 Edition

Career Tools

Careers in Architecture and UCAT etc.

February Newsletter

Interesting Articles about Pathway Options and Future Careers

Latest School Based Traineeships for Year 11

Current vacancies can be found on the Traineeship Vacancies Notice Board.

These change on a weekly basis as new positions become available.

Students who cannot find anything that appeals to them in these vacancies need to source their own employer.

Defence Force Information 

Check the Defence Force website for Gold Coast events.

15 February 2023 - Gold Coast: Gap Year Information Session

15 February 2023 - Brisbane: Australian Defence Force Academy Information Session

16 February 2023 - Brisbane: Commando Information Session

Defence Force Work Experience Program

The Defence Work Experience Program provides opportunities for young Australians interested in a career at Defence to gain exposure to the type of work that is available.

Opportunities are available for both secondary students and you must be at least 15 years of age at the time of the placement.

More Information

Registered Training Organisation Courses

Students in Year 11 can apply for external study options to enhance their career options.  Students need to ensure they have good time management skills to cope with the workload. 

GeSS Education courses and pathway options.

TAFE and Trade options fill fast and so students need to apply ASAP to secure a place in their desired course.

Gold Coast Trade College pre-apprentice courses for 2023. (Download the enrolment form and transport permission form).

GAP Year Options

Find out more about New Ventures Worldwide in this information session video.

New Ventures Worldwide are running two online information sessions for Australian students to learn more about how their placements work, and ask any questions.

  1. Info Session – Tuesday 21st February 2023, 7pm AEST
  2. Info Session – Thursday 23rd February 2023, 7pm AEST

Click here to Register

Guides for Parents

The following guides are available to help your child with career investigation and decisions: