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Work Experience 2023

The Year 10's forms are now due so we can start our risk assessments and complete the compulsory WHS training program on April 12. If your son / daughter is absent on this day they MUST complete the training program independently over the holidays, prior to attending any placements. Please contact me as a matter of urgency if this is the case.

Any Year 11 or 12 student wishing to complete Work Experience in the upcoming holidays must get their forms in asap.

If you are in Years 11 and 12 you MUST complete a 1 hour “refresher” course prior to attending your placement.

  1. Read through the General Module HERE
  2. Then go to the Assessment section.
  3. Select “General” and complete the Safe@work online “refresher” test.
  4. Attach it to your forms.

Saint Ignatius’ College Careers Website Career Tools.

Did you know Saint Ignatius’ College has its very own Careers Website?


The Career Tools resource has proved to be beneficial for both students and parents. The Career Tools website is a one stop shop for everything you need with Career planning, SACE and life in general! On this site you can find information on SACE, VET, Career quizzes, Uni Admissions, Work Experience, Gap Years, finding a job, writing a resume, Defence Careers and Youth Allowance…. just to name a few! To access Career Tools, simply go to your SEQTA Dashboard and select the yellow Careers Tab.

If your child is looking to complete some VET to supplement their SACE, look at the VET page, then click on the red button for VET opportunities specific to our school.

There’s even a calendar of events which lists all careers related events in Adelaide!

The Parent section contains all sorts of handy links to other websites, the message board with our key dates and reminders and even work experience opportunities section!

The Student Secure Area contains a fantastic array of resources such as Career Quizzes, job videos, VET information, study skills and exam information and Resume writing ideas. All documents for Work Experience are also located on this handy site. The For Parents section contains many valuable resources, such as a documents entitled “Helping your Teenager with Career Planning”. Post School Options allows students to research universities, compare courses, and contains government reports such as the “Beyond School Study Guide” as well as access information such as applying for apprenticeships, traineeships and applying for Austudy. The Career Targets allow students to access careers and information based upon their favourite subjects at school and is all linked to the Good Careers Guide.

Tertiary and Careers Expo 2023

South Australia’s longest running and most comprehensive 14th Annual Tertiary Studies & Careers Expo Adelaide (TSCEA) incorporating the SA Work & Skills Expo event, will be held this coming weekend, Sunday 2nd April. The TSCEA provides a great opportunity for students and parents to gain an insight into an array of courses and career opportunities. The expo includes seminars with organisations such as Deloittes, The ADF, STEAM careers in submarines to name a few.

These opportunities come in a wide range of education providers that are not only locally based, but from around Australia and overseas. The expo can assist students with their subject selection and planning their career pathways. It is the only time that many interstate uni’s will attend Expo’s in SA, so if your son / daughter is looking to study interstate then head along!

For a full list of exhibitors, click HERE

For the seminar timetable, click HERE

Lisa McDonald
Vocational Services Coordinator

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