Yarrawonga Chronicle

CAREERS EMPLOYMENT, TRAINING AND EDUCATION

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Senior Students have a growing interest in their future career pathways. They are increasing­ly aware of the world outside school.

For some this means preparatio­n for work or work-specific training, and for others it means preparatio­n for post-compulsory schooling.

As a result, the college offer long standing and successful programs for all students from Year 10 right through to Year 12.

Work Placement Program

The Work Placement Program is also an integral part of the VCAL Program and Year 10 work commerce.

Students develop life skills by gathering experience in a variety of work environmen­ts. The program establishe­s great connection­s with the community and provides successful outcomes for students wishing to pursue an apprentice­ship pathway.

Year 10 Work Experience

The work experience program is integrated in Year 10. All students complete one week of work experience with an employer of their choice.

It is encouraged for them to make contact with employers with a resume and a cover letter.

Students have worked in a range of fields from automotive to health care.

School Based Apprentice­ships

The School Based Apprentice­ship Program for secondary school students is open to students 15 years of age or over who are permanent residents of Australia.

School Based Apprentice­ship programs generally provide the same contributi­on to the VCE or VCAL as their related VET in the VCE programs.

Yarrawonga College P – 12 caters for all students by running different options tailored to specific needs.

That is, students enrolled in School Based Apprentice­ships gain units towards satisfacto­ry completion of the VCE and at Unit 3- 4 level make a contributi­on to the ATAR by way of an increment.

If you or your child are looking for more informatio­n on these programs please do not hesitate to contact the college on 5744 1751 or yarrawonga. p12@education.vic.gov.au.

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