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Uni Roadshow for Year 12 Wed 28th Feb
Universities: Posted 21-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
All Year 12 students will be able to attend an hour long presentation on applying to university, early entry schemes and more, plus listen to guest speakers from 3 universities, ask questions and collect brochures. More details to follow.
McCarthy - University Roadshow promo.pptx

Interested in working with animals in a zoo?
Career Choice: Posted 21-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Meet a Keeper is a one-day program for students 14 years and over who have expressed an interest in a career at the Zoo. The day includes a seminar presented by a range of Zoo staff to learn aspects of working in a zoo environment, including qualifications, career opportunities, core responsibilities, careers structures and wages.
For more information, visit https://taronga.org.au/education/sydney/meet-keeper

OHS Construction Induction White Card
Short courses: Posted 21-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
All persons who enter or work on a building/construction site are required, by law, to hold a current OH&S Construction Induction Card. This is required for work experience in many construction-related careers and for part time work too. The next course is SATURDAY 24th February. So get a friend together who also needs this and do it now or next holidays.
For more information, visit https://tamworth.nsw.edu.au/ohs-construction-induction-white-card-

RSA and RCG Courses - offered by TCC & TAFE
Short courses: Posted 21-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth Community College is offering these courses on the first weekend of the April school holidays. You improve your employment chances if you have both qualifications and get a discount for doing both. So get together with someone else who wants to do this for career reasons or for part time work and enrol. RSA: https://tamworth.nsw.edu.au/content/course/3343/provide-responsible-service-of-alcohol-rsa RCG: https://tamworth.nsw.edu.au/content/course/3342/provide-responsible-gambling-services-rcg

For more information, visit https://tamworth.nsw.edu.au/content/course/3343/provide-responsible-service-of-alcohol-rsa

Attention Year 12 2017 - Destination Survey
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
McCarthy does a Destination Survey each year so we can get an idea of where our students head and in what directions. This will only take a few minutes and will help us in our planning for future students. You can also help by passing this on to your friends and classmates. Please copy and past this link: https://jobjump.com.au/destination#?school_id=299&school_token=4e31e50be8bc2796c9f747e070b0a95f7e1ce81d6fea5c3b01cb476c2ae12d16 Thank you for your help and cooperation. We wish you in the best in life after school. Mrs Barrett and all at McCarthy.
For more information, visit https://jobjump.com.au/destination#?school_id=299&school_token=4e31e50be8bc2796c9f747e070b0a95f7e1c

ANU Tuckwell Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
This scholarship provides significant financial support for students planning to study at ANU in the future. It is awarded based on a number of criteria, including high academic performance. You can attend a webinar to understand more about the scholarship before applying. Webinar dates: Wednesday 21 February, 4pm AEDT Tuesday 6 March, 7pm AEDT
More details –
For more information, visit https://tuckwell.anu.edu.au/applying/attend-webinar

Defence Force visit - 11.05 Tuesday A1
Career Choice: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about joining the ADF - army, navy, airforce. Lots of info.

ADF Gap Year Applications Open
Career Choice: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
A Gap Year in the Australian Defence Force is more than just a great way to try out a career in the Navy, Army or Air Force. It’s a fulfilling year of adventure, experiences, mateship, learning, leadership and travel.
Find out more - https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/students-and-education/gap-year/?faqCategory=1454724d-6b5c-4a69-b6fd-7ce4341b9fa4&faqTag=recruitment-process

For more information, visit https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/students-and-education/gap-year/?faqCategory=1454724d-6b5c-4a69-b6fd

UTAS Marine Discovery Scholarship - Marine Biology
Career Choice: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies is offering a scholarship to four Tasmanian and five interstate students to live the life of a marine biologist on Maria Island for five days. The program is open to Year 11 and 12 students and will run 18 – 23 April. Completion of the program will also count towards one unit of study at the University of Tasmania. Applications close Tuesday 27 February. Application forms can be received here –
For more information, visit https://secure.utas.edu.au/imas/study/undergraduate/marinediscoverycompetition

HSC in the Holidays March Seminars
HSC: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Start preparing for the HSC: subject-specific seminars have been designed to provide you with the insight and understanding from expert HSC Teachers in the lead up to the half-yearly exams. UTS Seminars Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th March. Macquarie University Seminars Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th March


For more information, visit https://hscintheholidays.com.au/our-program/hsc-half-yearly-examination-seminars/

WhiteHouse Institute of Design Bachelor of Design
Private Colleges: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Design degree offers three specialisations; Fashion Design, Interior Design and Creative Direction and Styling. The degree consists of six study periods in a trimester model and is completed within 2 years. Find out more -

For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-design

TAFE NSW 2018 Career Guide
TAFE: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Get your copy of the Career Guide by downloading it here - https://www.tafensw.edu.au/contact?rto=Hunter%20%26%20Central%20Coast

For more information, visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/contact?rto=Hunter%20%26%20Central%20Coast

Apprenticeship with RapidPlas
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
This was advertised in last Saturday's Leader.

Traineeship with Tamworth Regional Council.
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 12-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Copy and paste this:https://au.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=7cd0affb0555eb1c&tk=1c610eh6t1db5c8p&from=companyalert&alid=56c064b1e4b0e2c4854001e3&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts&rgtk=1c610eh6t1db5c8p


Fulltime job: interested in IT, computers & be fit
Job vacancies: Posted 8-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
If this sounds like you (a Year 12 from 2017 or someone currently at school who would leave if they could get a job), please email Mrs Barrett for details: careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Meet the Keeper at Taronga Zoo
Career Choice: Posted 8-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
15 March 11 April 26 October 8 November. Meet a Keeper is a one-day program for students 14 years and over who have expressed an interest in a career at the Zoo. The day includes a seminar presented by a range of Zoo staff to learn aspects of working in a zoo environment, including qualifications, career opportunities, core responsibilities, careers structures and wages. RSVP


For more information, visit https://taronga.org.au/education/sydney/meet-keeper

TAFE NSW Credit Transfer Pathways to University
TAFE: Posted 8-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Check credittransfer.tafensw.edu.au when helping your students to see how many Credit Points a TAFE NSW qualification can give them for a degree with an Australian University. With around 3,000 pathways available, discover the many roads they can take on their journey to higher education.

For more information, visit https://credittransfer.tafensw.edu.au/

Newcastle: TAFE- University pathways
Universities: Posted 8-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Free application and guaranteed entry to UON for TAFE graduates: After completing TAFE studies UON offer guaranteed entry for Australian applicants who have completed a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma* at TAFE. See the full range of Degree opportunities at:
https://www.newcastle.edu.au/study/undergraduate/getting-in/tafe-guaranteed-admission


For more information, visit https://www.newcastle.edu.au/study/undergraduate/getting-in/tafe-guaranteed-admission

UMAT - medical & dental students
Career Choice: Posted 8-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Prospective medical & dental students need to sit UMAT. Test date 25 July
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), who is again administering the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT) has opened registrations for UMAT. Senior students are likely to need to sit this exam if they would like to apply for dentistry or medicine in 2019.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/umat-2018-registrations-open

Automotive apprenticeshp
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 7-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
AUTOMOTIVE APPRENTICESHIP
Vantage Automotive Pty Ltd are looking for a talented person with a passion for the Automotive Industry to take up a new Automotive Apprenticeship in Tamworth, NSW. The successful candidate will complete their Cert III in Light Vehicle Automotive & Cert II in Automotive Air Conditioning.
https://au.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=30ebe0111e0c4a85&q=apprentice&l=Tamworth+NSW&tk=1c5mmvktn39ooc8o&from=ja&alid=597932f7e4b0afc5b749553a&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts&rgtk=1c5mmvktn39ooc8o

Visit by the Defence Forces has been booked
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in the army, navy and airforce, defence force gap year, defence university scholarships, getting a trade, general entry, officer entry then make sure you listen to the morning notices for the reminder of the date and time. Put Tuesday 13th Feb at lunchtime in your planner.
For more information, visit https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/

Rural Career Guide if you want to work in Ag?
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about the different careers you can pursue in a variety of rural industries and places.



For more information, visit www.ruralcareers.net.au/

Not sure what to do???
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
My Big Tomorrow is a careers website that helps you find your dream career, learn about what people in different jobs actually do all day, and see which courses you can do to get to where you want to go.
Check it out here – http://www.mybigtomorrow.com.au/

For more information, visit www.mybigtomorrow.com.au/

Costs associated with going to uni & studying
Universities: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Study Assist offers information for students about government assistance for financing tertiary education.


For more information, visit studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/

Climate and weather
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Bureau of Meteorology AVAILABLE IN MELBOURNE. As Australia's national weather, climate, ocean and water agency, we offer students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in our core weather and science services.


For more information, visit www.bom.gov.au/careers/work-experience/

Game design, animation and visual effects
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
AIE Work Experience - Students in Years 10–12 can request work experience at the Academy of Interactive Entertainment. If you’re interested in game design, animation or visual effects, you should think about applying for work experience at AIE. Find out more – http://www.aie.edu.au/StudentInformation/workexp

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/StudentInformation/workexp

Work experience with CSIRO
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
We offer high school science students the chance to gain first-hand experience of our core research in a scientific environment. Official applications for 2018 will open in March and successful participants will be notified by the end of May.


For more information, visit https://www.csiro.au/en/Careers/Student-and-graduate-opportunities/Work-experience

Thinking of being a forensic scientist?
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
There are a lot of myths about this. Find out the real info here
For more information, visit https://careerswithstem.com/mythbusting-jobs-forensic-scientist/

ADF Work Experience
Career Choice: Posted 5-2-18 Deadline - No Deadline
The Defence Work Experience Program provides young Australians interested in Defence as a future career, the opportunity to sample life in Defence and learn more about the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Australian Public Service (APS). There are lots of different opportunities, so check out the work experience placements that are on offer. Contact: Defence.WorkExperienceProgram@defence.gov.au


For more information, visit www.defence.gov.au/workexperience/

If uni is not working out for you...
Universities: Posted 11-1-18 Deadline - No Deadline
A good article to read.
For more information, visit https://year13.com.au/change-mind-going-uni/

UNE scholarship deadline extended
Scholarships: Posted 11-1-18 Deadline - No Deadline
See the McCarthy Careers Facebook for details if you are heading to UNE this year.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/McCarthy-Catholic-College-Tamworth-Careers-1058102914247204/

Jobs jobs jobs
Job vacancies: Posted 11-1-18 Deadline - No Deadline
Dental assistant, heavy vehicle apprenticeship, automotive apprenticeship, management traineeship! Click on the McCarthy Careers Facebook page for details of these jobs or send an email to: careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/McCarthy-Catholic-College-Tamworth-Careers-1058102914247204/

Urgent: Year 12 2017 - UAC deadline today 3 Jan
UAC: Posted 3-1-18 Deadline - 3-1-18
Midnight on 3 January 2018 is the deadline for changing preferences for January Round 1 offers. If you have already received an offer, great but if you want to apply for something else there are still vacancies. Change your preferences by midnight to be in with a chance for the January Round 1 offers released on 12 January 2018, If you read this today, please spread the word to your friends and classmates via text or Facebook. Thank you.

For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

HSC results and ATARs
Universities: Posted 14-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Please copy and paste this article: http://www.smh.com.au/national/education/hsc-students-to-get-university-offers-five-days-after-atar-release-under-uac-changes-20170420-gvod9b.html
For more information, visit www.smh.com.au/national/education/hsc-students-to-get-university-offers-five-days-after-atar-

Free careers advice on Friday and Saturday!!
Universities: Posted 14-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Once ATARs are released, if you need help or advice concerning future plans and options, please contact Mrs Barrett at school on Friday on 67610800, email her or meet with Mrs O'Neill and Mrs Barrett on Saturday morning. Details in Mrs O'Neill's email to Year 12 later today. Don't feel embarassed or upset - you don't even have to share you ATAR with us but we can only help if we know who needs our combined wisdom and experience and knowledge.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Important info from Mrs O'Neill & Mrs Barrett
School Matters: Posted 14-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
An email will go out to all Year 12 2017 from Mrs O'Neill this afternoon. It will be full of advice and information so please look out for it. It will also let you know of a time that students and/or parents can meet with Mrs O'Neill and Mrs Barrett to discuss options and choices after HSC results and ATARs are released.

Office job in a local solicitor's office ####
Job vacancies: Posted 14-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a full time Junior job and NOT a gap year job. The firm is very happy if anyone would like to do law externally and work while they are doing their course, but basically it is a Junior position of doing mail, banking, reception and any other deeds Solicitors or Secretary’s need doing. Open to have males apply as well as females. If so, please email Mrs Barrett for details of the job and how to apply.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Current job vacancy- available now!
Job vacancies: Posted 14-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
A local company is looking for a young person (ideally who may be on a gap year this year??) that may currently be looking for some unskilled labouring work for probably 6 months or so (may end up being through until the end of the year). The work is Mon-Fri for 38 hrs. It is physical work in an engineering environment so you need to be strong, fit and healthy! If you are interesting applying, please ring or email your resume to Grant on (02) 6760 7816 or do both!

email: grant@fuelequipment.com

Job and course opportunities
General: Posted 13-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Guaranteed uni entry, flight attendant, short courses, game design, website design, Open Days, TAFE enrolment, scholarships ($12,000 and $18,000), science, exercise science and more!
Career opportunities.docx

Important advice re ATARs - students and parents
HSC: Posted 13-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open and read, especially if you ATAR is much higher or lower than you expected.
Make all your 5 UAC preferences matter.docx
Advice from Mrs Barrett as ATAR Release Day approaches.docx

Year 12 2017 - HSC, ATAR and UAC deadline ++++
UAC: Posted 13-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
This year there is a quick turn-around of HSC, ATAR and close of preferences so you need to seek advice quickly at the end of the week and over the weekend. Thursday – HSC results, Friday – ATARs released, Sunday midnight – change of preferences due, Thursday – UAC offers made. I have a lot of resources and know of lots of options and alternative pathways but can only let students and parents know these if they contact me and let me know the desired university and course. At this time of the year, I am only an email or phone call away from helping you. Email: careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au Mob: 0422600014

For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

HSC PIN and UAC PIN - do you know them?????
HSC: Posted 8-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
You will need these to get your HSC results and your ATAR if you have chosen to get one. Don't leave it until next Thursday and Friday to try to find them.

Bonus points to add to your ATAR
HSC: Posted 8-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
I have attached an updated list of which universities and courses will gain bonus points for HSC marks in the Band 4-6 range ie 70+ in your HSC subjects. This will help you to make changes to your preferences as your selection rank will be potentially different to your ATAR. Remember to pop in on Friday 15th or email me if you need advice.
bonus points update 2018.pdf

ATAR & PIN:Are you ready to access your results???
TAFE: Posted 8-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
View your ATAR online from 9am on Friday 15 December. Download your ATAR Advice Notice from 10am on Friday 15 December. How? Log in to UAC website or the My UAC app. You'll need your Year 12 student number
(or UAC application number) and your UAC PIN. Can't find them? Year 12 student number: It's printed on your School Certificate Record of Achievement and your school keeps a record of it. You can also call the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) on 1300 13 83 23.
UAC PIN: If you've applied for tertiary study through UAC, access the application login page to have it sent to your email address. Or contact UAC. UAC application number: It's printed on your Confirmation of Application documents. You can also call UAC. UAC and NESA cannot give your PIN or application numbers to anyone other than you, so we'll do ID checks. UAC will be busy so if you need to contact them about your UAC PIN or application number, do it now.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Scholarship in Cert IV or Diploma inBusiness Admin
Scholarships: Posted 8-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are NOT wanting to go to university but do want to gain a qualification in the business area while working, there is a scholarship worth $3000-$5000. Please email Mrs Barrett now. Let a friend know who may be interested in applying for this.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Traineeship in Digital Service with Service NSW
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 8-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Copy and paste: https://au.jora.com/job/Trainee-Digital-Service-Representative-bcdbb275242b3b06f3c694300a05235d?alert_id=c4467caf-eb48-4163-8d71-faba1729ffe5&qd=eyJxIjoiIiwibCI6IlRhbXdvcnRoIE5TVyIsImxpZCI6Imdlb25hbWVpZDoyMTQ3NDk3In0&sp=alert&sponsored=false&sr=5&alid=CNvNuKayB9W-G_V6ncGP&hu=1&recommended_only=false&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails


Scholarships through QTAC
Scholarships: Posted 5-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
QTAC is delighted to be the Scholarship Support Organisation for the Australian Government Department of Education and Training to deliver the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program. The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program improves access to and completion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) tertiary education courses, including in the fields of health and agricultural science. The scholarships are open to students from regional and remote areas in Australia. Read more at the website!
For more information, visit https://www.qtac.edu.au/scholarships

IT Traineeship with Tamworth Reg Council
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 5-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Trainee, IT Infrastructure and Support. Tamworth Regional Council
$487 - $669 a week - Full-time, Temporary Trainee, IT Infrastructure and Support. The Information Services Division of Tamworth Regional Council is seeking a conscientious and enthusiastic individual looking to start a career in IT. You will be responsible for assisting in the provision of information technology, hardware deployment and support along with Corporate Applications, GIS, and Business Improvement services while completing a Certificate III in Information Technology.The successful candidate will need to possess a Higher School Certificate or Record of School Achievement and NSW Driver Licence (P1/P2 is acceptable). Copy and paste: https://au.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=32d137725bb577bd&q=trainee&l=Tamworth+NSW&tk=1c0htfqpd33ssf8k&from=ja&alid=597932cfe4b0afc5b749552e&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts&rgtk=1c0htfqpd33ssf8k
For more information, visit https://au.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=32d137725bb577bd&q=trainee&l=Tamworth+NSW&tk=1c0htfqpd33ssf8k&from=

3 week short course in construction at TAFE
Career Choice: Posted 4-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
3 week short course in construction.This program is aimed at school leavers or any young people seeking skills in the carpentry trade. Start date: 4 Dec but you can still get in. End date: 21 Dec. Days: M/T/W/T. Times: 8:30am - 4:00pm. Cost: Nil. How to register: Contact TAFE Customer Support Officer on 6768 2207. Course requirements: Safety boots (steel cap not mandatory), pen/pencil, notepad. More info: Contact Grant Bowden on 6768 2253 or 0428 523 461.

Western Sydney University - early offer scheme
Early Entry schemes: Posted 4-12-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Don’t forget applications are closing soon for Western Sydney University’s HSC True Reward early offer program. Students who apply for HSC True Reward will receive an offer from Western based on their HSC subject band outcomes, not their ATAR. Applications close midnight 11 December and offers will be released the day before ATARs are released on 14 December.
For more information, visit https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/informationabout/uwsadvantage/early_offer_2018?utm_medium=email&utm

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