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Traineeship with Tamworth Basketball Assoc.
Job vacancies: Posted 4-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a full time position (38hrs) involves a lot of office duties and also working with children. You will study to gain a Certificate III in sport and recreation. This is a good option for either someone wanting to get into a sports/fitness career or a gap year uni student. If there is anyone interested please contact the Basketball Association on 67622986 or drop in a resume. You would need to start work late January.
Position_vacant.pub

The Career Shack
Career Choice: Posted 4-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The Careers and Resource Information Centre located in the grounds of West Tamworth Public School will be known as “The Career Shack”. This term is will be open on Mondays from 3-7pm. If you and your parents need access to computers and career info provided by Careers Network Inc.

Attention: P and L Platers
School Matters: Posted 4-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
TAFE would like to advise that 'L Platers' are also eligible to do the course which is aimed at P Platers and L Platers learning to maintain their motor vehicles. Details of the course were posted back in October on Careers Alert: P Platers Learn to Maintain Your Car eg Basic Maintenance Date: 9 December 2008 Time: 10.00am to 2.30pm Cost: $80 pp (GST inc)Trainer: Noel Woodbury For further information contact: Amber or Donna - Ph: (02) 6768 2204
P_Platers.pdf

Found a job????
Job vacancies: Posted 3-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have been offered a fulltime job or apprenticeship, I would appreciate it if you could please let me know. Hopefully everyone looking for fulltime work will find something over the next few months. Keep checking CareersAlert emails for jobs that I know about, especially the ones where employers contact me for jobs that aren't advertised.

Apprenticeship in Motor Trimming.
Job vacancies: Posted 3-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
D & B Ferry's Motor Trimmers (Specialising in blinds and awnings, marine trimming, auto trimming,shade sails): If interested phone and speak to Belina Ferry on 67669777. If you know someone who may be interested, make sure they read this.


For more information, visit www.ferrysmotortrimmers.com.au

Course guide for all art and design courses
Career Choice: Posted 3-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in courses in any area of design, media, communications, performing arts, fathion, film, architecture, photography etc etc, you should look at this book which lists and describes all courses at TAFE, uni and private colleges. See me if you want o browse through to see what courses exist and where for the career you want to pursue.

Plant Sciences Scholarship at ANU
Scholarships: Posted 3-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Enrol in the Bachelor of Science majoring in Plant Science. Worth $6500 a year x 4 years. Applications can be downloaded from the site below or see me for course information.
For more information, visit cos.anu.edu.au/Plants/Scholarship.php

National Marine Science Centre at Coffs
Universities: Posted 3-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
You can do 2 years at either UNE or SCU in Bachelor of Marine Science and Management and then do the final part of your course at the Centre in Coffs. There are a whole range of career options open to graduates. Visit the website or ring 66483900 to make arrangements to visit the Centre if you are in Coffs.
For more information, visit www.nmsc.edu.au

Macquarie University personal/group campus tours
Universities: Posted 3-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Ring Raewyn Mallitt on 9850 1890 to arrange a personal tour for you and your parents to check out the campus and also the collleges and accommodation options.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au

Booklet on all the UAI Bonus Point Schemes
Universities: Posted 3-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
I have just bought a book which outlines all the schemes, what they offer in terms of how many points if you receive a certain band in a certain subject and which courses they apply to and at which universities. If you would like to see it, call in to see me from Tuesday 11th November at school.

TRC Traineeship
Job vacancies: Posted 3-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Traineeship with Tamworth Regional Council in Geographical Information System (GIS MApping). You need the HSC. drivers licence, be good at maths and physics, computing, communication skills etc and be prepared to work with them for the 2 years and do a Cert III course as part of the traineeship. This could leave to some good career options and a chance to attend university later after gaining valuabale work experiences and qualification rather than heading straight to university now. Job in NDL 1st Nov.

Jobs in The Leader 1st Nov
Job vacancies: Posted 3-11-08 Deadline - No Deadline
These include: Apprentice Chef & Bar staff at the Tamworth Hotel, apprenticeships in automotive/carpentry and electrical with Alliance , jobs at Cargill including an apprenticeship as a fitter/machinist, junior factory position with Decorama Blinds, Construction Labourers n(eed OHS Green card) with Workforce Extensions, Traineeship with Tamworth Regional Council in Geographical Information System (GIS MApping).

Registrations for P Plater TFE course
School Matters: Posted 23-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The registration forms for the course on car maintenance on Dec 9th are available from my desk in the library. Cost is $80 and the course goes from 10-2.30. Ph Amber or Donna on 67682204 for more info.

Want to be a nurse or midwife?
Career Choice: Posted 23-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A new website provides information for students and the Royal College of Nursing invites students to check it out.
For more information, visit www.NurseInfo.com.au

Whitehouse School of Design 2009
Private Colleges: Posted 23-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Design in either Sydney or Melbourne: FEE-HELP assistance is now available.
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

Job in local store
Job vacancies: Posted 23-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Angus and Robertson is looking for a gap year uni student to work from mid-November. If you are interested, take your resume into the store and ask to speak to either Paul or Jan McManus. A letter of application is optional. Closing date is 7th November.

Melbourne School of Fashion
Private Colleges: Posted 23-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The course booklet for 2009 has arrived with both Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses in all areas of fashion from drawing to millinery, fashion design and drawing, costume design and drawing, fashion business etc. If you, or someone you know, wants to get into the fashion or theatre industries this may be worth investigating.
For more information, visit www.melbourneschooloffashion.com

Dominos Pizza Tamworth - jobs
Job vacancies: Posted 23-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This local store is looking for casual staff with both driving and instore positions available. You may like to call in with your resume and fill in an application form.

QUT Entry Environment and Eng - bonus points
Universities: Posted 20-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See the website for details
For more information, visit qut.com/entrybonus

QUT - introducing you to life at university
Universities: Posted 20-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A booklet and DVD have arrived to assist in the transition to university life. See me to borrow it.

Railcorp Engineering Graduate Program
Career Choice: Posted 20-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
CDs and DVDs are available if you are looking at engineering and have an interest in the rail industry.
For more information, visit www.railcorp.info/careers/graduate_program

UNE scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you really really really want to do a course at UNE as your first preference and want to be considered for a scholarship that UNE is offering, please email me this week. Please don't email me if UNE is not your first choice and is much lower in your preferences. Thanks.

Scholarship at Newcastle Uni - update
Scholarships: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - 23-10-08
Last term I asked that if you were interested in being considered for a scholarship at Newcastle Uni to let me know. Several students did contact me. If you have changed your mind and are now thinking of going to Newcastle Uni and it is your Number 1 preference and you would like to be considered for a scholarships please email me by Thursday 23rd October at the latest.

Tours of SCU campuses
Universities: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Personalised tours for you and your parents are available at the Lismore, Coffs and Tweed campuses. Ring 1800 111 890. Check them out if you are going on schoolies near these campuses.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

New courses at SCU Gold Coast
Universities: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
These include: Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of behavioural Science and Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood).
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

Free Careers Advisory Service Dec 17-Jan 9
Career Choice: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Dept of Education and Training will provide a free service when HSC results are released. You can ring 1300 300 687 or go online.
For more information, visit www.cas.det.nsw.edu.au

GAP year in the USA with Cultural Care Au Pair
Career Choice: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
You need to be between 18-26. The cost is $1085 and you get paid $US176.85 per week plus free room and board. For more details see the brochures at school or ring 1800 677 373 or go to the website.
For more information, visit www.culturalcare.com.au

UQ: new courses
Universities: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
In 2009 they will be offering B Creative Arts, B Education (Primary) and B Education (Middle Years). Go to the website.
For more information, visit www.uq.edu.au/qtac

Rural pharmacy scholarships worth up to $40K
Scholarships: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Thirty scholarships worth $10,000 per year for up to 4 years are on offer. See the website for details.
For more information, visit www.guild.org.au/rural/content.asp?id=204

Kenvale College of Tourism and Hospitality
Private Colleges: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
They offer courses in hosp, tourism and event management from Certificate level to Advanced Diplomas. Students will start work in the industry straight away and will work an average of 20 hours a week and Kenvale prides itself on a 100% employment record.
For more information, visit www.kenvale.edu.au

Griffith Uni Open Day 2008
Universities: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in IT, engineering, science and environmental based degrees at Griffith Uni they have sent a magazine with interesting stories about students, courses and what jobs they can lead to in the real world. Contact me if you want to look at it.
For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au

Sir Adrian Solomons Law Bursary
Scholarships: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - 29-11-08
If you interested in applying to study law at university next year, you can apply for the $1000 bursary and gain some paid work experience with Everingham Solomons duirng uni holidays. You need to apply with your resume and a covering letter (see the green Careers Book I have out in the last week to help you with this). Closing date is the end of November. There will be interviews in December and the successful applicant must gain entry to an approved law degree when offers are made in January. Please email me if you want more details.

Local apprenticeship available
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in a local apprenticeship, there is one for a fitter machinist at Cargill. Applications closed on 3rd Nov and details were in Saturday's Leader on p24. If you can't get a copy of it, please email me for details. If you don't know what a fitter does, read on: A fitter fits and assembles parts and sub-assemblies made from metal and other materials to make production machinery and other equipment. The work of fitters can be divided into three main areas: marking out work to be done, assembling and installing machines, and maintaining and repairing them. They may be known as bench fitters, diesel fitter mechanics, fitter machinists, fitter welders, fluid power fitters or maintenance fitters. Fitters may shrink-fit parts during assembly, using oxy-acetylene torches and presses, dry ice and carbon dioxide freezing; manufacture, repair and fault-find hydraulic and pneumatic equipment; inspect machinery and make repairs; and erect machinery and equipment on site. So if you, or someone you know, is good with their hands and likes working with machinery this might be a great opportunity.
For more information, visit www.myfuture.edu.au/services/default.asp?FunctionID=5050&ASCO=411211A

Whitehouse Institute of Design
Private Colleges: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Whitehouse have sent me this information: Bachelor of design 2009: Applications are now open to study the Bachelor of Design in 2009 at our campuses in Sydney and Melbourne. Visit courses on the website for course and applicant information as well as application forms, or contact us on 1300 551 433 for a brochure and application pack. Send in your application to our Head Office in Sydney to secure an interview! FEE-HELP approved: The Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia is now approved to offer FEE-HELP to all students applying for the 2009 Bachelor of Design program. For more information on FEE-HELP visit the website.
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

Bond Uni - physio, ex sci, sports science etc
Universities: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Physiotherapy, Exercise Science, Sports Management and Sports Science at Bond Uni in 2009: Bachelor of Exercise Science Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Sports Management Bachelor of Sports Management Bachelor of Sports Science Master of Sports Science (coursework) - Contact Prof Greg Gass: ggass@bond.edu.au for details. Master of Sports Management (coursework): New Structure for 2009 - Contact Prof Shayne Quick: squick@bond.edu.au for details. Doctor of Physiotherapy, (currently undergoing accreditation with the Australian Physiotherapy Council) - Contact Ms Jenny Dimento: jdimento@bond.edu.au for details.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au

Bedford College and VET FEE-HELP
Private Colleges: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Bedford College have sent this info: VET FEE-HELP is an extension of the Australian Government’s FEE-HELP scheme to provide loans to students to assist them to pay their tuition fees. We have been fortunate to be one of the few colleges approved as a VET FEE-HELP Provider. This means that in 2009, VET FEE-HELP will be available to students completing a Diploma course at Bedford College. This is fantastic news for students! See te VET FEE-HELP information flyer.
For more information, visit www.bedford.edu.au
VET FEEHELP INFO.pdf

P Platers - short course on looking after your car
School Matters: Posted 19-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
TAFE's Transport Section - Light Vehicles has put together this short, sharp program aimed at P Platers learning to maintain their motor vehicles. Please see the attached flyer outlining the topic areas that the course will cover. This is a first for Tamworth Campus.
Maintain Vehicle.pdf

Good luck Year 12
School Matters: Posted 15-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
I wish you the best of luck in the exams and hope they are a stepping stone on your journey to achieve your goals.

TAFE deadline of Oct 31st for popular courses
TAFE: Posted 15-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember not to leave applications for the very popular Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses until the last minute or miss the deadline. Check the TAFE website below for which courses this applies to and download the application form. It must be sent to the TAFE campus where your first preference is offered eg if you want to do Diploma in Graphic Design at the Newcastle campus you must send your application form to that campus by Friday 31st Oct. This is relevant if you really want to do the course or if you don't get in to a certain uni course because your UAI is too low or you cannot afford a similar course at a private college or provider. Ring 131601 or go to the website for details.
For more information, visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/howex/servlet/Course?Command=GetApplicationCourses

Careers Alerts will still be coming this term
School Matters: Posted 15-10-08 Deadline - No Deadline
I am currently on long service leave. However you will shortly be receiving the first Careers Alert with information that has been sent to me. If you need to contact me before November 11, please do so via email and I will get back to you. After then I will be back at school.

Casual Christmas jobs at Sam's Warehouse
Job vacancies: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want a job over the Christmas period, take your resume into the Warehouse as they are looking at putting on casual staff for the holiday period.

Keep on checking your Careers Alerts
School Matters: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
You need to keep checking as the career info will still be arriving during the holidays, during stuvac and during and after the HSC. If you see something that you think a friend might be interested in, make sure they check their emails or browse through the CareersAlert website.
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.careersalert.com

Did you miss the Year meeting on Wed arvo?
School Matters: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you did not get a copy of the Year 12 Careers Book with the green cover that I gave out, please see Mr Vella or Mrs Sparke sometime during the HSC exam period.

New ACE Day jobs on DVD
Career Choice: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to be an engineer, statistician, meteorologist, biophysicist, psychologist, geoscientist, speech pathologist, food scientist, dietician or reptile keeper? See the website for a full list and you can look at the DVD in the library before or after an exam next term.
For more information, visit www.abc.net.au/acedayjobs

Want to let employers know about you?
Job vacancies: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
There is a website where you can list your resume and let employers know where you are looking for work. Check it out at the site below.
For more information, visit www.listmyresume.com.au

Camp America 2009
Job vacancies: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to work for 9 weeks in a US summer camp? Phone 1300 889 067 or email: info@campamerica.com.au
For more information, visit www.campamerica.com.au

Jobs at Pizza Hut Tamworth for GAP year students
Job vacancies: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Pizza Hut in Tamworth is offering two traineedship suitable for students wanting to work for a year before going to uni. You would need to do Cert II or Cert III in Retail or Hospitality. You need to be 18 by 31 Dec. A clean licence and first aid cert are desirable. Ask at the store for an application form and the closing date is 10 October 2008. You may be required to work some weekends and public holidays. More info can be obtained from the Manager, Shauna Biffin on0428614263 or ask in the store.

UTS Engineering Multiple Criteria Entry Scheme
Universities: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out how to lift your UAI and you need to know about the 30th Nov deadline for qustionnaires.
For more information, visit https://support.eng.uts.edu.au/entry/

S Patrick's College Open Day 12 Oct & 16 Nov
Private Colleges: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See the website for details on a range of business and hospo courses etc.
For more information, visit www.stpatsbuscol.com.au/

Why learn a language?
Career Choice: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Go to this new website.
For more information, visit www.languagesopenthedoor.edu.au

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