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More local jobs on Indeed and in The Leader
Job vacancies: Posted 3-11-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Are you keeping an eye out for jobs? Lots of jobs for school leavers. They may not be your dream job but remember that a job is a job and you have to start somewhere to get anywhere.

Short courses: Posted 3-11-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This is very very important - please read the attachment. You will need a USI. Instructions on how to get it BEFORE Monday morning are here. You will need formal identification such as Driver’s Licence, Medicare Card or full Birth Certificate to complete this online form. The website you must go to first is on the attachment. There are 34 people doing the courses. Please spread the word about this to your friends that you know are doing it via text or Facebook please. This is vital.
For more information, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRYaaF-B7Ho
Details of the RSA and RCG courses.docx

RSA & RCG Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th Nov
UAC: Posted 30-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The courses are full. Be at the Front Office at 9am

JOb interview preparation tips
Job vacancies: Posted 30-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Tips for successful interviews- Many candidates lose the job in the first minute of the interview by not thinking carefully about their initial impact. John Lees shares his expert interview tips
For more information, visit www.yourcareerguide.com.au/categories/interview-preparation?dm_i=371,3QRQM,BVT335,DH3W6,1

Bachelor of Business Updated Majors at Newcastle
Universities: Posted 30-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The majors offered within the Bachelor of Business have recently been reviewed and updated in line with industry standards. Three new majors are now available, entrepreneurship and innovation, sports management and governance, policy and political economy. Other revised majors include leadership and management, international business, human resource management, tourism management and marketing. The structure of the program has been changed allowing students to complete a double major from any of the disciplines within the business degree.

New 2016 – Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneur
Universities: Posted 30-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This program is designed to be combined with either a Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce and is aimed at students interested in gaining a unique skill set through the distinctive courses they will undertake. The program features a practical component, where students will carry out a work-based project in entrepreneurial strategy. In addition, there is opportunity for cultural immersions and work integrated learning in both the domestic and international workforce. Unfortunately, students are not able to combine the Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Mechanical Engineering, however it may be a possibility for 2017.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au

$$$$$$$$$$$ at Newcastle Uni
Scholarships: Posted 30-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Who is going to UON and wants a scholarship? Email me ASAP. Here are more.The Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (FEBE) at UON are offering a range of scholarships to help students make the transition to University. These include a $30,000 Scholarship for Excellence in Year 12 and $8,000 Relocation Scholarships with priority status for on-campus accommodation. .
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/scholarships

Accommodation in Newcastle Uni
Accommodation: Posted 30-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are open now.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/study-at-uon/accommodation-options/uon-student-living/ab

Jobs jobs jobs
Job vacancies: Posted 30-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Lots now on Indeed for child care, holiday jobs (including Santa), fashion, apprenticeships and traineeships. Also this week in the Leader on Tuesday and today there are more jobs for school leavers.

Qualifications in travel, business and fitness
Career Choice: Posted 26-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Powered by Flight Centre Travel Group, First Class Education Group (FCEG) has been created to revolutionise education through practical learning techniques and international travel opportunities for graduates. They offer nationally recognised qualifications in travel, business and fitness. Our students learn from industry professionals with decades of experience in successful business systems, retail and travel. FCEG has training centres across all disciplines, located in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Flight Centre Travel Academy is also located in Adelaide and Perth. FCEG offer students a blended learning experience of online and offline learning and classroom facilitation. There is training from industry professionals and an International Internship program — sponsored by Flight Centre Travel Group and offered to all students who graduate from diploma courses. Flexible payment options, with VET FEE-HELP available to eligible students.
For more information, visit www.fceducationgroup.com/first-class-education-group

Automotive apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 26-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Vantage Automotive connects young job seekers with fulfilling career in the automotive industry - based upon their preferences of brand and dealership location. To support students with finding a placement in their local area, there are currently 121 vacancies with across NSW and the ACT. For more information on these vacancies and their locations, please contact their Recruitment team at reception@vantageautomotive.com
For more information, visit reception@vantageautomotive.com

Scholarships, accommodation, course updates etc*
General: Posted 26-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open this attachment for a summary of information that is relevant to Year 12 leavers on a whole lot of uni, college, TAFE and job info.

Grad message from Mrs Burt - tickets and seats
School Matters: Posted 26-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please can you finalise payment for the grad this week and also bring in your seating preference sheet. These are also needed this week. Thank you for your cooperation.

Traineeship with TRC- $636 per week & 9day fortnig
Job vacancies: Posted 24-10-15 Deadline - 15-11-15
Trainee process operator-A Tamworth Regional Council Water operations traineeship. This experience could be the stepping stone towards a career in water and environmental engineering, environmental management, machinery and technology if you wish. You’ll receive support and mentoring whilst learning skills in mechanical, chemical and water processes throughout the traineeship.
For more information, visit www.ezicareers.com.au/tamworth

Business Scholarship Stay in town, study FREE
Scholarships: Posted 24-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
There is an amazing opportunity for one of our students to be offered a scholarship that will enable you to gain qualifications through a college in Sydney by studying online. You can still live in Tamworth and maintain a job here if you wish. Courses are Certificate III in Retail Operations, Certificate III in Business Administration, Certificate IV in Retail Management, Certificate IV in Marketing, Certificate IV in Small Business Management, Diploma of Business, Diploma of Human Resources Management. We have a deadline to grant this scholarship so please email me or see me as soon as you can to find out more and express your interest in applying. This is a wonderful chance to gain a start in any of these areas and is the first time it has been offered to a McCarthy student.

Sydney Uni - pathways to study
Universities: Posted 22-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Lots of avenues and information here for options including transferring into or within, deferring etc.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/study/admissions/pathways-to-study.html

Parent page on QTAC
Universities: Posted 22-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
QTAC have created a page with information for parents of students applying to go to university in QLD.
For more information, visit www.qtac.edu.au/for-parents

Unusual part time job in Newcastle next year
Job vacancies: Posted 22-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please take special note of the Information Session and RAAF Williamtown Base Visit on 19 November focussed on providing information on Airbase Protection Part Time Roles at RAAF Williamtown. This position is a fantastic part time opportunity for Year 12 students who are looking at attending tertiary education in the area, or are looking for part time work. Click here for a description of the position. Places are limited on this tour, so they encourage students to enquire about the tour asap.
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/airforce/jobs/AirbaseProtection/?availability=reserve

3 jobs being advertised at Tamworth Council
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 22-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
These include: IT traineeship, apprenticeships in Parks & Gardens and as a plant mechanic.
For more information, visit www.ezicareers.com.au/tamworth

Searching for a job?
Job vacancies: Posted 20-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
There is a new website that will be launched mid next month in Tamworth where you can go and register for work. You can register now at the website.
For more information, visit myoutsourcer.com.au

Heaps more news on uni, TAFE, colleges + scholarsh
General: Posted 20-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the document for the news and links.
Careers News 20 October 2015.docx

Bus Admin or Marketing but NOT want to go to uni?
Short courses: Posted 19-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you would like to do an online course while living and working anywhere next year, please contact me.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

General: Posted 19-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Anyone else wanting to do this and has not yet paid, please email me ASAP Thank you

TAFE New England: great free opportunities Nov-Dec
TAFE: Posted 18-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
TAFE New England will be running a series of taster type prevocational courses that are available to school leavers. There is no cost attached for the students and these tasters courses cover a range of industry area’s to provide students with the skills to potentially gain employment. Prevocational tasters will run from 30/11 – 18/12/2015 (3 weeks) across TAFE New England. Attached are the courses offered at each Campus and an expression of interest form to complete if students would like to take part. These programs are strictly for students that have signed out of school.
TAFE Opportunities for School leavers.pdf

Summary of new career and course information
General: Posted 18-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attachment to read what is coming up eg gap year options, how universities can help you make choices after receiving your ATAR etc
Careers news 2015 151019.docx

ACU early entry closes Monday
Early Entry schemes: Posted 16-10-15 Deadline - 19-10-15
A gentle reminder that applications for ACU's Early Achievers' Program close this coming Monday, 19 October 2015. Please ensure you have completed and submitted applications by this date.Students should also monitor their application to ensure that referees respond in a timely manner.
For more information, visit ww.acu.edu.au/early-achievers/

Other Jobs -
Job vacancies: Posted 16-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Gap year job at Donut King in Shopping World and farm labourers are wanted in the Tamworth area. Coles is looking for employees.
For more information, visit au.indeed.com

Full time insurance traineeship - start Dec or Jan
Job vacancies: Posted 16-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
NRMA is offering this position. It is NOT for gap year students but someone interested in not going to university and working in an office/insurance job. Details are attached.
NRMA Trainee Insurance Consultant Ad_draft.docx

Good luck to all Year 12s
HSC: Posted 10-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Best wishes to all our Year 12 - the class of 2015. I wish you all the best in your preparation for your exams and the exams themselves.

Another full time job available: Gap year or perm
Job vacancies: Posted 8-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
A local financial planning office has rung me and is after a Year 12 school leaver to work starting in November. You would need to be mature, male or female, confident, computer literate and if you are interested, please email me so I can send you a job description with application details.

RSA and RCG courses - places still available
General: Posted 8-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you wish to do these courses on MOnday 9th Nov and Tuesday 10th Nov please bring your money in by the end of next week so I can get this finalised. Thank you.

Gap Year Programs:Australian Students in India
Gap year: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Discover Yourself. Gap Year Programs for Australian Students in Bangalore, India. Personal development and volunteering/community work offered by leading Indian education group, Acharya Institutions in Bangalore India. 1-6 months duration for ‘gap year’ students. Contact: peter_ohanlon@bigpond.com or 0414 468051;

For more information, visit www.acharya.ac.in

Lattitude Global Volunteering Last Minute Availabi
Gap year: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Lattitude Global Volunteering Last Minute Availability for 2016. Be a teacher in China or Fiji, a medical assistant in Japan, an Outdoor Ac6tivities Instructor in the UK are a few examples

For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au/index.php?nodeId=181

CSU New Bachelor of Laws for 2016
Universities: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Special emphasis on rural and regional law.

For more information, visit news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/charles-sturt-university/csu-introduces-bachelor-of-laws-for-2016

Western Sydney University Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Closes January 2016. Vice Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship and Aspire (Group A),UWS Sports Scholarship (Group A) , Donor Funded Scholarship (Group B) Scholarships recognizing leadership, academic excellence, sporting achievement, community involvement and equity scholarships to support students with need.

For more information, visit www.uws.edu.au/informationforcareersadvisers/welcome/why_recommend_uws/scholarships

UAC Undergraduate Reminder
UAC: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Once you applied and paid your application fee, you can change your preferences freely before and after you get your ATAR before main round applications close 6 January 2016.

For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

ATARs for health and medical courses
Career Choice: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
To help you make decisions and to see what is available as first choice or back up careers.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/?s=atar

New in 2016 – Bachelor of Business Administration
Universities: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
New in 2016 – Bachelor of Business Administration – University of Notre Dame With electives in areas such as Business Research Methods, Event Management, HR Development and Finance, students are provided with an extensive mix of theoretical and practical experiences taught by leaders of their fields. Applications for Semester 1, 2016 are now open. To apply or for further details visit our website or call the Prospective Students Office on 02 8204 4404.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au

Final Early Entry scheme closes 19th Oct
Early Entry schemes: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
ACU Early Achievers’ Program – Applications close Monday 19 October 2015 ACU recognises that you have more to offer than your academic results. Our Early Achievers’ Program considers the contribution you have made to your community through your school, workplace, community organisation, cultural and/or religious group. Applications close Monday 19 October, 2015. If there are any prerequisites or Assumed Knowledge, you must have studied these to apply. Worth investigating - health, teaching etc etc
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/early-achievers

Be the Chef
Scholarships: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Cookery Partial Scholarship Competition - Kenvale College Be the Chef is a Kenvale run Cookery Partial Scholarship Competition for students completing Yr 12 in 2015. 10 finalists will be selected to participate in a two day program involving workshops, a Kenvale Industry Partner site visit, and the opportunity to cook with our chef for the Presentation Dinner where the scholarship winner will be announced. For more details email fidelm@kenvale.edu.au.

Interior Designer, Decorator or Stylist?
Open Days: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day Saturday 14 November Come and join us at Sydney Design School- the Interior Specialists, for our Open Day on Saturday 14 November from 10-12pm and see what it's like to work as an Interior Designer, Decorator and Stylist. Level 2/ 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards. Register onlineor campus@sydneydesignschool.com.au
For more information, visit sydneydesignschool.com.au/info-sessions/

A message from QTAC - if you want to study in QLD
Universities: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
With tertiary study applications now rolling in fast, we’ve noticed that a lot of students don’t know their Learner Unique Identifier (LUI). It is vital that students know their LUI, as they must enter it into their application to complete the process. Please ensure your students know their LUI prior to applying. QTAC doesn’t accept an Education Queensland ID (EQID) or Unique Student Identifier (USI). If a student wants to find their LUI themselves, they can do so by contacting QCAA. For more information email trent.fairweather@qtac.edu.au.

For more information, visit https://studentconnect.qcaa.qld.edu.au/login_lui.html

Are you job hunting???? INDEED
Job vacancies: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Whether you are after a casual, full time or part time job I strongly recommend you register with an online company like Seek to get emails for advertised vacancies that suit your needs sent directly to you. You can specify if you want jobs in Tamworth, Sydney, Newcastle etc.
For more information, visit au.indeed.com/

Are you job hunting???? SEEK
Job vacancies: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Whether you are after a casual, full time or part time job I strongly recommend you register with an online company like Seek to get emails for advertised vacancies that suit your needs sent directly to you.
For more information, visit www.seek.com.au/

HSC Live Q&A - get help and advice from home
HSC: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Talk to HSC Advanced English senior markers and teachers on Facebook a few days before your HSC Advanced English Exam. UTS Advanced English HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 8 October UTS Economics HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 14 October UTS Mathematics HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 19 October UTS Chemistry HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 21 October UTS Physics HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 23 October
For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/essential-information/events-and-info-sessions

Engineering at UTS
Universities: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS have made changes to the availability of certain majors. The following majors (in all degree combinations) will not be available in 2016: Environmental engineering: UAC 603010 Innovation engineering: UAC 603125 ICT Computer Systems sub-major: UAC 603025 ICT Telecommunications sub-major: UAC 603065 ICT Network Security sub-major: UAC 603090

Apprentice Baker position available
Job vacancies: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Baker's Delight in ShoppingWorld are looking to employ a fulltime apprentice baker. Please contact Mrs Barrett for more details. This will suit someone who is interested in the food industry, working in Tamworth, getting trade qualifications and who does not wish to go to university.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

New courses at universities - very interesting
Universities: Posted 2-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
From Surveying to Security Studies to Business Analytics to Anthrolpology to Social Entrepreneurship etc. Please have a look at what is on offer for you.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/updates/new.shtml

Teaching requirements for 2016
Universities: Posted 2-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please look at what each university offers if you wish to become a teacher.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/admission/teaching-requirements.shtml

Equity scholarships - please consider this $$$
Scholarships: Posted 2-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
University and moving away from home is expensive. Equity Scholarships assist financially disadvantaged students with the costs associated with higher education. Please go to the website to see if you qualify, what the university you wish to attend offers and what their eligibility criteria are and how to apply.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/equity/

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