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University of Tasmania / Australian Maritime College Immersion Camp

University of Tasmania are excited to invite Year 11 and 12 students to apply for a unique 5-day experience especially for South Australian students run by the Australian Maritime College at the University of Tasmania. Please see link below for more information and how to apply.

Year 11 and 12 students from across South Australia have the exclusive opportunity to set sail for a week-long learning adventure, including three days exploring their future study options at the Australian Maritime College (AMC).

Supported by South Australian Department for Education, AMC and the Naval Shipbuilding College (NSC), 16 students will experience a program fully immersing them in the maritime sector with a range of workshop activities, industry and state-of-the-art testing facility tours, practical simulations, study pathways and career information.

Places are limited. Applications close Monday 30 May at 5:00pm.

Maritime Immersion Camp
When: Monday 27 June to 1 July 2022
Where: South Australia and Tasmania
Who: Year 11 and 12 students
Cost: No cost to students

For more information read the attached brochure or click HERE

Try a Trade Immersion Courses

Last call for any students for the CITB Construction Immersion Course. This is a 5 day course whereby students try a variety of trades at WTC Rosewater. Any students wanting to get into any Construction based VET courses in 2023 should do this course! It will help them get in through the VETRO process and they will get a white card. It’s basically a free course, the White Card alone is worth $130. This will enable you to do work experience / work as a labourer / do VET on building sites. Please read the flyer below from TAFE SA.

TERM 4 WEEKS 1 - 4
Plumbing – One Class Full (8 places left in Class 2)
Hair and Makeup – One Class Full (15 places left in Class 2)

TERM 3 WEEKS 1 - 10
Construction - Filling very fast with 5 Classes Full – 75 places for the remaining classes.

What do I do?
Read the brochure
Send in an Expression of Interest ASAP

MTA Open Day

The MTA are holding an Open Day for students and parents. Wednesday and Thursday 15 and 16 June, 10:00am-12:00pm or 12:30pm-2:30pm.
See brochure below for more details.

Try a Trade for Year 9 and 10 Students: July School Holidays

St Patrick’s Technical College, in conjunction with PEER, is hosting a Try a Trade course in Plumbing and Electrical in the first week of the July school holidays - 12, 13 and 14 July 2022. The course is free for students, funded by CITB. This program is designed for students in Year 9 and 10 and offers the opportunity to participate in a three-day program and gain experience, with hands-on practical activities, in the areas of Plumbing and Electrical. In addition, the program will include learning and obtaining a White Card, all delivered by PEER. Places are capped at 15 and it will be a first in basis for selection. To apply, please contact Andrew at PEER as per the flyer below.

STEM Careers Night at the University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide STEM Careers Night on Tuesday 21 June from 6.00pm will be held on campus and also offered online via Zoom. The night is designed to connect the dots between degrees at The University of Adelaide and exciting careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Staff, students and parents are invited to join this interactive event to hear from university staff and graduates about the rapidly growing STEM careers market (including emerging fields).

This is a free event register HERE

Free Careers Webinar for Parents

Supporting your child's career in the post-pandemic world - a webinar for parents and carers

Wednesday 1 June 2022, 3.30–4.30pm ACST

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected our lives and our careers. It has disrupted education, dealt a major shock to the economy and labour markets, and transformed workplaces through the rapid rise of working from home. The way in which the pandemic has rewritten our future means that career education is more important than ever. In this webinar, Professor Tristram Hooley provides a framework for thinking about the impact of COVID on young people and how parents and carers can help them to build resilience to the changing employment environment. Join Tristram Hooley, Professor of Career Education, Researcher and Author, as he discusses:

• The impact the pandemic has had on career development in schools

• Strategies to support young people moving forward

• Nine step career education recovery plan.

Register HERE

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