NSW Term 3, Wk 2, 25 - 31 July 2011
Southern Cross University STAR Entry Scheme
The STAR Entry Scheme is designed to assist regional Year 12 students in our feeder region to gain admission to Southern Cross University on the basis of a Principal’s/school’s recommendation.
Also have a look at the scholarships. Most closing dates: 24 August.
Illawarra Coal and Illawarra Group Training Apprenticeships
Illawarra Coal and Illawarra Group Training (IGT) are proud to offer a limited number of quality apprenticeships in Mechanical & Electrical trades. You will be employed by IGT and hosted by Illawarra Coal where you will work closely with our talented employees and mentors. You will experience excellent working conditions that focus on safety, quality and teamwork and participate in industry-leading training that will put you at the top of your vocation.
Closing date:10 Aug 2011 at 5:00pm
WesTrac is one of the largest employers and trainers of apprentices in the country with over 500 apprentices employed at any one time. All of our apprentices undergo a comprehensive and thorough apprenticeship training program either at the WesTrac Institute (WA) or at selected Training WA or TAFE NSW institutions.
Our apprenticeship programs are of 3 1/2 years duration and are structured around nationally recognised training qualifications.
Want to be a WesTrac Apprentice?
For 2012, WesTrac is offering the following Apprenticeships in various locations throughout New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory:
• Heavy Vehicle Mechanic (Mobile Equipment)
• Heavy Vehicle Mechanic (Road Transport)
• Metal Fabrication
• Automotive Electrician
• Spray Painter
• Parts Interpreter
Want to be a WesTrac Trainee?
For 2012, WesTrac is offering the following Traineeships in various locations throughout New South Wales:
• School Based Trainee (Automotive)
Applications must be made via our website - www.westrac.com.au/careers
Further information about our Apprentice Program may be obtained from (02) 4935 7929.
Applications close Sunday 7th August 2011 at 11:55pm
Apprentice Completion Rates
About 55% of all apprentices and trainees are likely to finish their training, according to new data released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER).
International College of Management, Sydney Early Entry & Scholarships
UTS Special admissions scheme: elite athletes or performers
Elite athletes or performers special admissions scheme is for undergraduate and postgraduate applicants who are elite athletes and/or performers and whose sport or performance commitments have impacted on their studies.
The Faculty of Science awards over 80 scholarships and prizes each year in recognition of students’ achievements and also to encourage aspiring high performing students to pursue a career in science and technology.
Scholarships Information Session for years 11 and 12 students, and their parents:
Date: 27 August 2011
Time: 10:00 - 14:30 (in conjunction with UTS Open Day)
Location: City - Broadway CB04 Lecture theater 2.34, level 2, building 4
HSC in the Holidays
Held in the September/October holidays at venues in Sydney and the Illawarra.
What is HSC in the Holidays?
Small, interactive groups proven to maximise learning.
Personalised assistance from highly experienced teachers.
Increase examination marks by all the tips and tricks revealed.
Comprehensive workbooks containing notes, worked solutions/answers and practice questions.
Shown to increase motivation and improve study leading into exams.
Sydney University Webinars for Graduate Entry Masters Degrees
These webinars are aimed at students going on to masters degrees not school leavers.
Exercise Physiology Webinar
7 September 2011
Participate in our Exercise Physiology online information session and join Professor Nick Dwyer who will talk about our course, the profession and careers in Exercise Physiology.
More info: http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/future_students/gem/ex_phys.shtml
Orthoptics (Vision Sciences) Webinar
8 September 2011
Orthoptists support patients who have visual problems associated with conditions such as stroke or head injury, work with partially sighted people and treat children with lazy eyes. They have particular expertise in the assessment and treatment of disorders of binocular vision (use of the two eyes as a pair).
Join Assoc. Professor Kathryn Rose who will talk about our course, the profession and careers in Orthoptics. For more information and to register please see the link below.
More info: http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/future_students/gem/index.shtml
Medical Radiation Sciences Webinar
6 September 2011
Participate in our Webinar and join our expert team of medical radiation scientists who will talk about our postgraduate courses in Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and Diagnostic Radiography and careers in those professions. For more information and to join our online information session see the web link below.
More info: http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/future_students/gem/med_rad.shtml
Molecular Imaging Webinar
4 August 2011
Molecular imaging is a form of biomedical imaging, which is rapidly growing in importance in the applied life sciences. Join Professor Steven Meikle to learn more about our course and the careers it may offer. For more information and to register see the web link below.
More info: http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/future_students/masters/molecular_imaging.shtml
Rehabilitation Counselling Webinar
8 September 2011
The aim of rehabilitation counselling is to assist people with disabilities or disadvantage to attain maximum participation in employment and community life through appropriate assessment, counselling, service provision and support.
Join Professor Elias Mpofu who will talk about our course, the profession and careers in Rehabilitation Counselling. For more information and to register please see the web link below.
More info: http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/future_students/gem/index.shtml
Actors College of Theatre and Television Free Acting Workshop & Info Sessions
Saturday 6 August 2011 - 10:30AM – 12:30PM
Monday 22 August 2011 - 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Main Pitt St Campus
Perfect for anyone thinking about taking an acting course or interested in the performing arts, this is a great way to get involved and find out about classes at ACTT at no charge and with no commitment to enrol in any course. Working in small groups using confidence-building exercises and improvisation games, this workshop is the ideal way to release your imagination and ask any questions you want about opportunities to learn about The CORE.
Enrol online: http://www.actt.edu.au/courses/short+courses/free+drop+in+workshop
Pilot Aptitude Training Systems
PATS - experts in boosting the aptitude test performance for employment candidates in:
Airline Pilot Cadetships - Increasing trend over the past five years for airlines to set up ab-initio (from the beginning) training programs to satisfy their future needs for pilots. A much more secure outcome for trainees as the "airline section" component is done and secured prior to investing both time and money into training.
Programs that year 12 graduates are eligible for include:
Jetstar Pilot Cadetship - two programs based in Australia and NZ - applications are open
Cathay Pacific Pilot Cadetship - open to ALL Nationalities - applications are open
Rex Airlines Pilot Cadetship - applications are open
Qantas Airlines Pilot Cadetship
Australian Defence Force (ADF) & Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) - YOU Session and Pilot Specific Test, YOU Session sat by 100% of ADF applicants, YOU Session sat by all ADFA applicants thus is the ADFA entry test, Pilot Specific test completed by those applying to become ADF Pilots
Fire and Rescue Services - MFB selection test, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) aptitude test,Victorian CFA selection test, Fire and Rescue NSW selection tests, prep for ALL Australian Fire and Rescue Service selection tests
Paramedic Officers - Ambulance Service of NSW selection test, Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) aptitude/selection test, Ambulance Victoria selection/aptitude test, St John Ambulance WA entry test
Tel: 0457 101 101
Wesley Institute Course Information Day
20th Aug 2011, 11am-1:30pm
Wesley Institute, 5 Mary St, Drummoyne
For students, parents & careers advisers.
Contact: Melissa Clarke, firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 9819 8824
INSEARCH 2011 Career Advisers Info Evening
A great opportunity to find out first hand How INSEARCH prepares students for university.
Meet our Program Managers, our students and take a campus tour.
Date : 11th Aug 2011
Time : 4:30 - 6:30pm
Venue : Level 6, 187 Thomas St (Corner of Quay St and Thomas St)
Contact : Maria Ospina : Maria.Ospina@insearch.edu.au
Australian College of Applied Psychology Information Evening
Tuesday 9th August, 6pm – 8pm
Interested in studying psychology, counselling, coaching, management or case management?
Learn about the courses we offer and the learning experience and benefits of studying at ACAP.
Take a tour of the campus and explore our facilities.
Meet current students, educators and staff.
Apply for a course and receive an offer ‘on the spot’!
For more information or to RSVP call 1800 061 199
or email: email@example.com
Level 5, 11 York Street, Sydney.
Projects Abroad Online Information Session
Projects Abroad operates in 25 developing countries providing support to over 1000 local initiatives through the people-power of our volunteers. Each year we make it possible for thousands of volunteers from all walks of life to take the opportunity to make a contribution to a community and foster cultural exchange and understanding.
Online Information Session - 9th August 6.00pm
New forensic science facility at UWS
The opening of a new joint forensic science facility with the NSW Police Force and the University of Western Sydney will make it tougher for criminals to evade arrest and prosecution.
The Joint Facility for Forensic Science Research and Training is a unique million-dollar hub which can create crime scene scenarios in locations as a diverse as a residential home, illegal drug lab, motor vehicle and outdoor area.
The NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services, the Hon. Michael Gallacher MLC, the NSW Police Commissioner Mr Andrew Scipione APM and UWS Vice-Chancellor Professor Janice Reid AM opened the facility on Tuesday 19 July 2011.
Based at the UWS Hawkesbury campus, the building is the only purpose-built crime scene facility in Australia and its design draws inspiration from forensic facilities around the world. UWS students and scientists and NSW Police will use the facility for training and researching new forensic techniques.
Volunteering Opportunities at Sydney Children’s Festival
26th Sept - 8th Oct
Many events at the festival for children up to the age of 12.
Being a volunteer at CarriageWorks will be hugely rewarding, fun and you will work with a great team on an amazing event.
TAFE NSW Sydney Institute Open Days
Sydney Institute's College open days are a great opportunity to meet with teachers, get course information and find out about training options, study support, financial advice and how to enrol for TAFE courses in 2012.
Check out the times and dates:
Randwick College Open Day
13 September, 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Ultimo College Open Day and Careers Expo
15 September, 11.00 am to 2.00 pm & 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Design Centre Enmore Open Day
10 September, 10.00 am to 3.00 pm
Sutherland College – Gymea Open Day
13 September, 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
Petersham College Open Day
14 September, 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm
Eora College Open Day
15 September, 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm
St George College Open Day
14 September, 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm
Sutherland College – Loftus Open Day
14 September, 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
More information: 1300 360 601 or visit www.sit.nsw.edu.au
More Practice Aptitude Quizzes Available
Metal Fabrication, Food Processing, & Animal Care & Management
Practice Aptitude Quizzes are a general resource designed to illustrate some of the key literacy, numeracy and comprehension learning standards required of people attempting an Australian Apprenticeships entry level qualification.
Questions in the Quizzes are presented in the context of a specific industry sector.
The Quizzes also provide industry specific careers information and links.
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