Year 9 students participate in the My Life Program which begins the process of career exploration. The program aims to create awareness of a student's interests and the broad range of occupations available and encourages students to begin researching industries and jobs that relate to their own interests.
The program includes guest speakers from a variety of occupations and students are introduced to the MyFuture
website and the Job Outlook website as resources to aid in exploring different jobs. Students are encouraged to access the links on this website under "Exploring Careers" to read a variety of job profiles. Students will also begin to learn about preparing a resume and application letter which are useful skills for applying for a casual job or a work experience placement in Year 10 (see the "Pathways/Employment" employment page of this site to view a sample resume and letter.
is designed as a careers information and exploration tool for teachers, students and parents. The site is interactive and includes a "My Profile" tool where students can begin to discover their interests and plan their career, as well as "Career Insight" section with loads of articles about job applications, resumes, interviews, work experience.
is a careers and labour market information site which lists hundreds of occupations and details information such as occupation size, job prospects, skills and weekly earnings of various jobs.