Fu­ture op­por­tu­ni­ties on show at expo

Whitsunday Times - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

WHIT­SUN­DAY stu­dents and com­mu­nity mem­bers can get an in­di­ca­tion of what their fu­ture could en­tail at the Proser­pine Ca­reers Expo at Proser­pine State High School next week.

The school will again be host­ing the Proser­pine Ca­reers Expo which will be held on Au­gust 12 at the high school’s multi-pur­pose hall.

The expo is a com­pre­hen­sive ca­reers, em­ploy­ment and train­ing expo and of­fers stu­dents and vis­i­tors the lat­est in­for­ma­tion on ter­tiary stud­ies, fur­ther train­ing, hands on demon­stra­tions and em­ploy­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties.

More than 60 ex­hibitors will be present in­clud­ing uni­ver­si­ties from around Queens­land, pri­vate ed­u­ca­tion train­ing col­leges, na­tional and lo­cal em­ploy­ers, De­fence Forces, Govern­ment train­ing agen­cies and em­ploy­ers, ap­pren­tice­ship and trainee­ship providers and stu­dents ser­vices.

Proser­pine Ca­reers Expo or­gan­iser Sharon Rudin­ski said all those at­tend­ing could ex­pect to re­ceive rel­e­vant and ex­pert ad­vice.

“There would be lots of hands-on and in­ter­ac­tive dis­plays us­ing some of the new tech­nolo­gies used in var­i­ous ca­reers,” she said.

Ms Rudin­ski said she was also hop­ing the event would at­tract other lo­cal com­mu­nity mem­bers who were hop­ing to find out about fur­ther study or ca­reer op­tions.

Ad­mis­sion is free and ex­hibitors will have highly qual­i­fied staff on hand to an­swer ques­tions and pro­vide ad­vice.

They will also be giv­ing away brochures, course in­for­ma­tion and prospec­tuses.

GROW­ING UP: Proser­pine State High School stu­dents Kyra Davis, Kris­ten Lesage, Bai­ley Hay­ward, Maddy Spruce and Jo Pep­per look for­ward to find­ing out more about their fu­ture ca­reers at the Proser­pine Ca­reers Expo.

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