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Work Experience Information

Work Experience - Letter to Parents, ...
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Work Experience Restrictions

Insurance arrangements will not be provided for placements in hazardous occupations or activities including: Air travel on charter flights and aircraft(other than those providing a regular transport service to the public or Department of Defence Aircraft) Motor cycling other than on pastoral...
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Insurance arrangements will not be provided for placements in hazardous occupations or activities including:

Air travel on charter flights and aircraft(other than those providing a regular transport service to the public or Department of Defence Aircraft) Motor cycling other than on pastoral property as a passenger
Scuba/underwater activities Use of prescribed or dangerous machinery
Security guards Polo/Horse jumping
Sideshows Professional boxing
Ski jumping Quarry work
Building demolition Racing of any kind other than on foot
Canyoning Saw milling
Caving Scaffolding and Rigging
Circuses Timber getting
Clearing contracting Transport services outside the ACT
Competitive snow or ice sports Trapping wild/feral animals
Farriery/Horse breaking Travel by helicopter
Fishing in open water Travel outside the 12 nautical mile (22km) limit at sea Water skiing
Football playing

Educational institutions have comprehensive website

www.anu.edu.au The Australian National University...
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Scholarships, Special Entry and Access Schemes

The UAC Guide has some information but you really should check out the university website. Some examples are: www.co-op.unsw.edu.au...
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The UAC Guide has some information but you really should check out the university website. Some examples are:

  • www.co-op.unsw.edu.au
  • Gives details of the UNSW CO-OP Program with work experience and scholarships available in Commerce, Engineering and Science.
  • www.usyd.edu.au/study/scholarships
  • Gives details of a wide range of scholarships at the University of Sydney .
  • www.anu.edu.au/scholarships
  • This website shows all scholarships, not merely those for Year 12 leavers.
  • www.une.edu.au
  • University of New England's School Recommended Admission Scheme in which motivated students with good study habits and prospects of university success may be offered a place at university (in November of their HSC year) irrespective of the UAI they are later awarded.
  • www.uac.edu.au
  • UAC (University Admissions Centre) is the central processing organisation for universities in ACT/NSW. You will find information on its website about EAS (Educational Access Scheme) which can assist students who have suffered some educational disadvantage during Years 11 and 12. There is also information listed about Equity Scholarships for students who are financially disadvantaged.

Taking a Year Off in between School and Further Study

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  • Here is the link to the Gap Year program conducted by the Australian Defence Force. This is a good option for those who want a Gap Year but don’t want to go overseas.
  • www.pgl.co.uk 
  • PGL Adventure Holidays in the UK, France & Spain employ over 2000 young people from around the world to help staff their adventure holiday programs for young people from February through to November.
  • www.londonpub.com.au 
  • The Original London Pub Company helps you find work, with accommodation if required, in a London pub.
  • www.statravel.com.au
  • STA Travel is the agent for many such programs and also provides International Student ID Cards and travel arrangements.
  • www.tutorsworldwide.org 
  • Gives advice here for tutoring students in countries such as UK, New Zealand and South Africa
  • www.nacel.com.au This website shows some possibilities for students who may wish to travel, work and/or study after Year 12.
  • www.letzlive.org 
  • This is a Queensland based organisation that facilitates GAP year opportunities. They recruit GAP assistants for leading boarding schools throughout Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand and the United Kingdom.
  • A company which provides travel and/or GAP year opportunities in over 20 countries www.rusticpathways.com.au

Exploring your Career Options

www.coursecamel.com  an excellent starting point to search for courses at TAFE, University and private providers...
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Useful Job Finding Websites

http://www.myskills.gov.au http://www.jobstralia.com  Josbtralia is a comprehensive search engine...
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Contact

Mr Ian Harvey
6239 0613
iharvey@stedmunds.act.edu.au

VET Coordinator
Mr Alex Hausen
6239 0613
ahausen@stedmunds.act.edu.au