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VTAC Registration is OPEN

Year 12 Student can apply now for 2018 higher education courses at VTAC.
So far 125 (that is 2/3) have applied.


Job Vacancies

Christmas casual jobs currently open at Red Rooster, Harris Scarfe, Swim & Survival Academy, Super Cheap Auto, Adairs, Spendless Shoes.

For more details goto to the Job Vacancies section under the For Students tab in the menu bar.

Y12 scholarship - FedUni

Scholarships, Grants and Bursaries

Each year, FedUni awards scholarships to the value of $5000 to Year 12 students across Victoria who enrol in a FedUni course.

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of:

  • Excellence/effort in your areas of study.
  • Contributions to the community.
  • Contributions to the School.
  • Principal's Supporting Statement.
Applications close 20 October 2017. For further information and how to apply see:

Other Scholarships (Equity and Academic Excellence), Bursaries and Grants are offered, and all students are encouraged to apply. Closing dates and application methods are outlined clearly at: Scholarships, Bursaries and Grants.
Alternative Schoolies - Y12

Project Abroad

For those who want to mark the end of their very long school education with something different, with more than just a week-long party, picture this: you travel to a developing country and immerse yourself in the culture, you make a positive impact to your world and you do this alongside volunteers from all over the globe. Sound pretty great?

Welcome to your Alternative Schoolies – quite literally a world away from your typical schoolies week.

Weekly Career News
Please see attached the Weekly Career News:
  • Focus on vocational training
  • Work for the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) straight after Year 12
  • Cybersecurity careers
  • New Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing - La Trobe University and Melbourne Polytechnic
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Technology, Charles Sturt University
  • New Bachelor of Psychology (Professional Streams) at Deakin University
  • Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering specialising in Robotics and Smart Systems at Deakin University
  • Upcoming Career Events
BGT Jobs Drive

We are running a Jobs drive through the months of September, October and November. This would be a perfect opportunity for anyone who may be interested in getting an Apprenticeship or Traineeship to register with BGT.


Some trade areas we will be targeting but not limited to are:

  • Carpentry
  • Automotive
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Plastering
  • Cabinet Making
Deakin - Step on Campus

Deakin Step on Campus is running again in Term 3 school holiday and your students are invited to attend. Students will be taken on a 45-minute tour of their chosen campus by a current Deakin student.

Students can find out more about university life, study areas and what it’s really like to be a student at Deakin!


Event details

Where: Geelong, Melbourne, Warrnambool

When: Every Monday and Thursday of Term 3 school holidays
Dates: 25, 28 September, 2 and 5 October

Time: 10am, 12pm and 3pm


For registrations and to find out more about Deakin Step on Campus visit

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us 9246 8074 or email
Bricklaying Work Ready Program

4 Day Bricklaying Work Ready Program

Real Skills for the Real World



Australian Brick & Blocklaying Training Foundation Limited (ABBTF) runs a ‘hands on’ work ready bricklaying program. This program can provide a pathway to an Apprenticeship in Bricklaying and a rewarding career in the building industry.

You will learn basic skills in a ‘hands-on’ environment:


September the 25th. Monday to Thursday-8 am-4pm

Email your expression of interest to Bob Morley on OR text on 0407051317


Fed Uni - On Campus Experience

Campus Tours

You can still realise your ambitions by attending our September On-Campus Experience on 25, 26 and 28 September. You'll be able to take a campus tour and get detailed program information.

VCE Study Skills

We'll also be running a VCE study skills days on 25, 26 and 28 September for Year 10, 11 & 12's - just in time for end of year exams!

Online registrations are open at:

Events for the next 14 Days

William Angliss Institute School Holiday Program - Hospitality Day
Defence Force Work Experience Opportunities
PSC Portfolio Building Workshop
Kangan Institute Security and Public Safety Information Sessions
Box Hill Institute - A Day in the Life of an Accountant
JMC Academy Information Session - Melbourne
QTAC First Round Offers Due
William Angliss Institute School Holiday Program - Tourism and Travel Day
AIE Industry Experience Day - Melbourne
RMIT Experience Surveying at Yarra Bend Park
RMIT - Science in the City (lab tour)
VTAC - Late Course Application Opens
VTAC - Timely Course Application Closes
UAC September Round 2 Offers Released
Kangan Institute Aged Care Information Sessions
Kangan Institute Community Services Information Sessions
Kangan Institute Children's Services Information Sessions
Kangan Institute Health and Nursing Information Sessions
Kangan Institute Home and Community Care Information Sessions
William Angliss Institute School Holiday Program - Cookery Day
SATAC Early Closing Date
On Time TISC Applications Close
UAC On-Time Closing Date for Applications
Defence Force Work Experience Opportunities
Kangan Institute Security and Public Safety Information Sessions
Box Hill Institute - A Day in the Life of Undergraduate
Box Hill Institute - A Day in the Life of an Undergraduate
Student Exchange In Person City Sessions - Bendigo
QTAC First Round Offers Released
Elly Lukas Beauty Therapy College Information Session

Full Calendar of Events →