Careers News Updates – Open Days, Events, Opportunities

Here’s where we post the latest news, events and oppportunitites open to Sandringham College students.

Follow this link to ‘Where to Now? 2017 Guide to the VCE, VCAL and Apprenticeships and Traineeships.

Australian Medical Students Association (AMSA)
Students considering a course, and eventually career, in medicine are invited to visit the Australian Medical Students Association (AMSA) website as it is a very comprehensive resource for prospective students, first year students, and graduating students. Visit https://www.amsa.org.au/ to find out more!

Nursing Degree @ Holmesglen Institute
Did you know that you can complete a Bachelor of Nursing degree at Holmesglen?  Did you know that, although this nursing degree is offered through a TAFE, it is a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)?
The entry requirements into the Bachelor of Nursing is a successful completion of the VCE including Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in one of General Mathematics or Maths: Mathematical Methods or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; and a study score of at least 25 in any English. Students will also need to attain a minimum of a 50 ATAR to be considered for this course.  Graduates of this course are eligible to receive the Bachelor of Nursing and are eligible to apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a registered nurse.
For more information about this degree and the course structure, etc. visit http://www.holmesglen.edu.au/courses/community_and_health_sciences/nursing/bachelor_of_nursing

For Jobs in the Defence Force
http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/

Teaching Degrees – Early Childhood
Unless otherwise indicated Early Childhood teaching degrees all have the same VCE prerequisites: Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of General Mathematics or Maths: Mathematical Methods or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; and a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL. Unless otherwise stated, these degrees are also 4-year degrees.
For a comprehensive list of all teaching courses, their exact prerequisites, their majors and other double degrees they might be linked to, visit http://www.vtac.edu.au/

A reminder: The Australian Government now requires all students undertaking Initial Teacher Education courses in Australia to pass a literacy and numeracy test in order to obtain their degree. Many universities will require their students to sit this test in the first year of their teaching course. To find out more about the literacy and numeracy test, and to try a few sample questions visit https://www.studentsfirst.gov.au/teacher-quality

Teaching Degrees – Primary School
Unless otherwise indicated primary teaching degrees all have the same VCE prerequisites: Units 1 & 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of General Mathematics or Maths: Mathematical Methods or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; and a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL. Unless otherwise stated, these degrees are also 4-year degrees. For a comprehensive list of all teaching courses, their exact prerequisites, their majors and other double degrees they might be linked to, visit http://www.vtac.edu.au/

Teaching Degrees – Secondary School
Unless otherwise indicated secondary teaching degrees all have the same VCE prerequisites: Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of General Mathematics or Maths: Mathematical Methods or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; and a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL. Unless otherwise stated, these degrees are also 4-year degrees. For a comprehensive list of all teaching courses, their exact prerequisites, their majors and other double degrees they might be linked to, visit http://www.vtac.edu.au/

 

 

Mary Tonios & Jeni Ritterman, Careers