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Key Careers Personnel
Contact​ ​Role
Sandra Wilson  ​
Vet Co-ordinator & RTO Manager
(Mon & Tues only)​
Sharyn Hillcoat Teacher  - Youth Connections & Business Mentors ​
Anthony Lutz Guidance Officer ​

School Based Traineeships and Apprenticeships (SATs)

School-based apprentices and trainees are able to study for their Senior Certificate and at the same time, undertake paid work and receive training as part of their apprenticeship or traineeship.
School-based traineeships may be completed during the two years of senior schooling, while apprenticeships continue after Year 12.
A full range of students are selecting this option as part of their senior years. Students who are OP eligible and planning for tertiary study; students with disabilities; and students who have clear career goals before leaving school are all finding school-based apprenticeships and traineeships have benefits for them.
Students wishing to take on a SAT have a number of Options: SAT Flowchart (PDF, 152 KB)
  1. Complete EOI including details of Employer willing to provide Traineeship or Apprenticeship.  Vet Co-ordinator will then contact Employer and Apprenticeship Centre and make arrangements for Sign-up.
  2. Complete EOI to register interest.  Vet Co-ordinator will contact student when vacancies arise.
  3. Students can apply for a vacancy once advertised either through the Guidance Bulletin or via Group Training Organisation websites.  If successful, they notify the Vet Co-ordinator and the necessary paperwork is completed to record the traineeship or apprenticeship.
Students wishing to take part in a SAT should firstly complete an Expression of Interest with Mrs Wilson, Vet Co-ordinator. EOI Form (DOC 187 KB)

Job Search and Interview Skills

When apply for jobs, students will need an up-to-date Resume and Cover Letter.
Sample Resume Template

Work Experience

All year 10s can participate in work experience during September holidays.  Places are arranged through a private provider for a fee.  Work Experience can also be arranged for all year 10, 11 and 12 students throughout the year by submitting an application to the Vet Co-ordinator.  Students who undertake VET subjects such as Early Childhood Studies, Tourism, Hospitality and Work Education also take part in work placement as part of their studies.  Work Experience Application
Prior to all Work Experience, a Work Experience Agreement needs to be completed and signed by the Student, Parent, Employer and School Principal.

Guidance Bulletin Newsletter

Information about Career Events and Information Sessions, Open Days and Employment Opportunities.
Email Sandra Wilson at with the Subject GUIDANCE BULLETIN MAILING LIST if you wish to receive this Newsletter each week.