Making career decisions can be complex and everyone manages this process in their own way. It makes sense to take control of your career pathway - so learning how to make effective career decisions is crucial. It will help you to:
The following resources and links may assist in this process and you can talk to your career guidance counsellor at school to help you.
My future can help you to build your career profile and take the first steps to manage your career. Discover your strengths to help you make the right career decisions.
My Skills website is the national directory of vocational education and training (VET) organisations and courses. It is an Australian Government initiative to enable consumers to search for, and compare, VET courses and training providers.
Job Outlook provides information about Australian careers, labour market trends and employment projections. Contains career quiz, career profiles, future outlook and allows you to explore careers in demand where you live.
Job Jumpstart can assist you in your job search and help you build your employability skills using 4 themes: dream a little, be practical, make it happen and on the job.
Australian Apprenticeships provide quick and easy access to information regarding Australian Apprenticeships.
Practice Aptitude Quizzes - General industry based literacy & numeracy quizzes illustrating the levels required when undertaking Australian Apprenticeships qualifications.
School subjects you like and jobs they can lead to!
The Career Bullseye posters can help students choose their school subjects based on what jobs they can lead to. The Bullseye posters reflect possible career options and training requirements for 33 subjects. Four different circles represent the different levels of training you have to undertake to get that job:
Level 1: Finishing Year 10, SACE, Certificate I or II level qualification
Level 2: Certificate III or IV level qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience
Level 3: Diploma or Advanced Diploma
Level 4: Completion of a Bachelor Degree or higher qualification
View the Career Bullseye booklet for further information.