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Defence Force Careers Information Session:

Defence Force Recruiting have new virtual information sessions in March. These events are a valuable way to learn how a career in the Navy, Army or Air Force can provide adventure, travel, great pay and diverse career opportunities. Information sessions are hosted by current serving military personnel who understand the Defence application process and can answer any questions students may have. Even if your son/ daughter is unsure of what a Defence Career can offer them, there are over 200 exciting roles available and attending an information session is a great way to discover what Defence can offer.

Defence Careers Virtual Information Session

Date: 24th of March 23

Time: 11.00am - 12.00pm

Location: Virtual

To register:

YEAR 10 WORK EXPERIENCE WHS training day April 12

A friendly reminder that ALL Year 10 Work Experience forms are now due into the email address. Also, Year 10 students are required to know their industry for our WHS Induction Day on April 12. This training day is compulsory prior to any students attending any Work experience. Permission cannot be given without this training day. If students are absent they will need to complete the training course in their own time during the holidays.


Any students wishing to do work experience in the upcoming holidays will need to see me asap regarding their compulsory 1 hour WHS “refresher”. This refresher course must be attached to their Work experience Learning Agreement Form. Applications cannot be processed without evidence of this training.

Work Experience Opportunity Steel fabrication

Strangio Structural Steel are a structural steel fabrication company based in Newton. Established in 2014, we are leaders in design, fabrication, and installation of structural steel in the residential and commercial construction industry in South Australia.

We are inviting expressions of interest to complete work experience in our fabrication facility. Our boilermaker welders are some of the most experienced, and certainly the most welcoming in the industry. We provide a detailed safety induction and a high level of supervision to all participants – including CCTV coverage of our fabrication facility.

Rob Myers | HR & WHS Manager

|P: 08 8122 1377 | M: 0424 964 660


Surveying Work Experience Opportunity

Surveying is a fast-growing area of the construction industry. It requires an interest in maths and tech/ science but not as much as engineering! Also, if you want a job that is active, involves indoor and outdoor locations, utilises technology, loves solving problems and you are good with people, then surveying is for you!

Training: Bachelors degree. (UniSA / Flinders)

Alexander Symons are looking to promote the Surveying Industry. If you need Work Experience then read the attached brochure and download the info using the QR code.

Location: Cornerstone College, dates 18-20 April.

Cert II Electrotechnology Girls only class.

PEER and St Mary’s College will be running a girls’ only Cert II In Electrotechnology class. The course will be held face to face on a Wednesday evenings at St Mary’s . This course will have female trainers, and guest speakers. It is hoped that it will start in Term 2, and be completed this year. PEER will run a 2 day immersion workshop in the holidays which will include White Card WHS training . Yr 11’s will be able to apply for VETRO funding , the gap will be approximately $630. Students in Year 10 can access it as a fee for service course price TBC, but usually these courses are approximately $2000. Students will also need to buy pants and steel cap boots.

Work Experience in the Automotive Industry

Currently there are approximately 31,143 deficit positions for skilled technicians in the automotive industry, especially for light vehicles (17,000). In an effort to attract more apprentices, the Motor Trades Association of SA/NT will assist students to arrange work experience with one of their 1200 members in SA. Students of all year levels who considering an apprenticeship should contact Andrew Parkes of the MTA to arrange a work experience placement. For more information go to or call 8241 0522 or scan the QR code.

Bond University visits SIC

This week we were visited by Scott Williamson from Bond University to outline the difference between Bond and other universities in Australia, such as their "Beyond Bond" program.

Over the past two years we have been fortunate to have three lucky students gain full scholarships to Bond, Ella and Abby Keats, and Sophie Healy.

Scott spoke of the Bond difference in terms of graduate experience and outcomes, their accelerated programs and scholarships.

Who will be our next scholarship recipient?

Lisa McDonald
Vocational Services Coordinator

Drama Masterclass with James Watson
Senior School Aerobics