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ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING, BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Architect, Building Surveyor, Draftsperson, Construction Manager, Interior Decorator, Furniture Designer, Landscape
Architecture, Property and Planning.
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Carpenter and Joiner, Building, Bricklayer, Furniture maker, Cabinet Maker, Boat building.
Entry Level: Builders Labourer

Course Type              Sample Courses                        Approx          Special Requirements           VCE Subjects           Other Relevant
                                                               Enter                                          often required         Subjects
Professional &           Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional        Architecture                          H-VH            Not normally                   English, Maths         History, Physics, Specialist
                         Property and Construction             VH                                             Methods                Maths, Geography, Politics,
                         Quantity Surveyor/ Building           H                                                                     Accounting, Economics,
                         Surveyor                              H                                                                     Visual Communication,
                         Construction Management               H                                                                     Legal Studies, Studio Arts,
                         Landscape Architecture                H-VH            Folio of work for some         Studio Arts/Visual     Biology (for Landscape
                                                                               courses                        Communication to       Architecture)
                         Interior Design                       M-H                                            complete Folio.

                                                               ________        _____________                  _______________        ________________
                         Diplomas
                         Building Surveying                    L-M             Not normally                   Units 1&2 General      Maths (any Year 12), Visual
                         Building Design and drafting                                                         Maths or Methods,      Communication, Studio
                         Interior Decoration                                   Folio of work                  Studio Arts, Visual    Arts, Design and
                         Furniture Design / Technology                                                        Communication,         Technology,
                                                                                                              Design and             Accounting, Business
                                                                                                              Technology to          Management, Information
                                                                                                              complete folio         Technology
Apprenticeship/          Carpentry, Joinery, Stair building,   N/A             Completion of pre-             English, Maths Year    Design and Technology,
Traineeship              Cabinet Making, Building and                          apprenticeship                 10 at least.           Business Management,
                         Construction, Boat building.                          Year 10-12 pass often sought                          Maths (any Units 1-4),
                                                                               Drivers’ License in some                              Accounting
                                                                               cases
                                                                               Must be employed to
                                                                               undertake
Entry Level              Pre-apprenticeship Certificate        N/A             Year 10 pass and/or basic      English, Maths Year    Design and Technology
                         On the job experience                                 literacy /numeracy test.       10 at least.

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AGRICULTURE / HORTICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Farm Manager, Environmental Planner/Manager, Forestry Manager/Consultant, Park Ranger, Fisheries and Wildlife Officer,
Stud Manager.
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Plant Nursery gardener, Park gardener, Florist, Aborist, Winemaker
Entry Level: Farm / Garden labourer, Stable hand, Forest worker

Course Type             Sample Courses                        Approx         Special Requirements           VCE Subjects           Other Relevant
                                                              Enter                                         often required         Subjects
Professional &          Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional       Horticulture *                        M              Not normally                   Eng and Maths          Maths (any), Biology,
                        Agricultural Science *                H-VH                                          Methods *              Business Management,
                        Forestry *                                                                                                 Accounting, Geography,
                        Natural Resource Management #         M-H                                           English, Maths any     Chemistry
                        Parks Management #                                                                  and one of Biology,
                        Environmental Management #                                                          Chemistry,
                                                                                                            Geography#
                                                              ________       _______________________        _______________        ________________
                        Diplomas
                        Agriculture Management                L-M            Not normally although          English &              Maths (any), Geography,
                        Horticulture                                         attendance at information      sometimes a Biology,   Biology, Business
                        Equine Management                                    sessions and additional        Maths or Geography     management, Information
                        Viticulture                                          application forms may be                              Technology, VET Horse
                        Natural Resource Management                          required                                              Studies

Apprenticeship/         Floristry, Nursery Garden, Aborist,   N/A            Completion of pre-             At least Year 10       As above
Traineeship             Landscape, Parks and Gardens, Farm                   apprenticeship                 English, Maths and
                        Hand, Viticulture                                    Year 10-12 pass often sought   Science
                                                                             Drivers’ License in some
                                                                             cases
                                                                             Must be employed to
                                                                             undertake
Entry Level             Pre-apprenticeship Certificate        N/A            Year 10 pass and/or basic      English, Maths,        As above
                        On the job experience                                literacy /numeracy test.       Science Year 10 at
                                                                                                            least.




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ART AND DESIGN

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Graphic Artist, Fashion Designer, Jewellery Designer, Artist, Photographer, Creative Advertiser, Fine Artist, Sculptor,
Multimedia designer, Visual merchandiser, Industrial Design, Sound / Video producer, Textile Designer, Product Designer, Costumer, Set Designer.
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Jeweller, Tailor, Dressmaker, Signwriter, Painter and Decorator, Spray Painter
Entry Level: Limited opportunities but some in retail, and for those with significant natural talent.

Course Type              Sample Courses                         Approx           Special Requirements            VCE Subjects            Other Relevant
                                                                Enter                                            often required          Subjects
Professional &           Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional        Industrial Design                      N/A but for      Folio, Interview, Experience    Studio Art and Visual   Information Technology,
                         Graphic Art / Design                   competitive                                      Communication for       History, Business
                         Fashion                                courses M-H                                      folio preparation.      Management, Maths (any),
                         Advertising                                                                             Maths Methods for       Physics (industrial design)
                         Fine Art                                                                                some industrial         Design and Technology
                         Multimedia Design                                                                       design courses.
                         Interior Architecture                                                                   Design and
                                                                                                                 Technology good for
                                                                                                                 fashion design.
                                                                ________         _______________________         _______________         ________________
                         Diplomas
                         Graphic Art /Design                    N/A but for      Folio, Interview, Experience    Studio Art and Visual   Information Technology,
                         Advertising (creative stream)          competitive                                      Communication for       History, Business
                         Clothing Industry Studies              courses Enter                                    folio preparation.      Management, Maths (any),
                         Sound Production                       can be taken                                     Maths Methods for       Physics (industrial design)
                         Audiovisual Technology                 into                                             some industrial         Design and Technology
                         Product Design                         consideration                                    design courses
                         Screen Print Design
                         Visual Merchandising
Apprenticeship/          Sign Writing, Painting and             N/A              Year 10 pass in Maths and                               Studio Art, Visual
Traineeship              Decorating, Dressmaker                                  English – good at Art or                                Communication, Design and
                                                                                 Textiles                                                Technology, Information
                                                                                 Completion of Pre-                                      Technology
                                                                                 apprenticeship
Entry Level              Pre-apprenticeship Certificate         N/A              Year 10 pass and/or basic       English, Maths Year     As above
                         On the job experience                                   literacy /numeracy test.        10 at least.



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AVIATION / AEROSPACE

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Commercial / Airline Pilot, Aerospace Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Technical Officer, Supervisor
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Technician – maintenance, structures, avionics
Entry Level: Limited opportunities

Course Type             Sample Courses                       Approx          Special Requirements           VCE Subjects            Other Relevant
                                                             Enter                                          often required          Subjects
Professional &          Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional       Aerospace Engineering                H               Possible Interview             English, Maths          Specialist Maths, Chemistry
                        Aviation (Pilot)                                                                    Methods, Physics

                                                             ________        _______________________        _______________         ________________
                        Diplomas
                        Aerospace (mechanical,               M-H             Possible Interview             English, Maths (any),   Maths, Design and
                        maintenance, manufacturing,                                                         Physics                 Technology
                        avionics)
                        Airline Pilot
Apprenticeship/         Employed by airlines for             N/A             Completion of at least Year    English, Maths,         As above
Traineeship             apprenticeships in engineering and                   11, preferably Year 12.        Physics
                        maintenance, avionics, structures
Entry Level             Note: Not an easy pathway.           N/A             Year 10 pass and or basic      English, Maths,         As above
                        Pre-apprenticeship Certificate in                    literacy /numeracy test.       Science Year 10 at
                        Engineering                                                                         least.
                        Apprenticeship in engineering /
                        mechanical completed
                        On the job experience
                        Private Flight Training




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BUSINESS / RETAIL

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Accountant, Financial Planner, Human Resource Manager, Office Manager, Retail Manager, Industrial Relations Officer,
Economist, Stockbroker, Strategic Planner, Advertising Executive, Real Estate Agent, Transport and Logistics Manager, Marketing Executive, I.T. Manager – E Commerce
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Office Administration, Retail Operations
Entry Level: Office administration, receptionist, private secretary, customer service

Course Type              Sample Courses                         Approx           Special Requirements            VCE Subjects            Other Relevant
                                                                Enter                                            often required          Subjects
Professional &           Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional        Commerce                               H – VH           Not normally but some require   Eng & Maths Meths       Accounting, Economics,
                         Accountancy                            H - VH           additional application forms    for commerce at         Politics, Information
                         Business                               M-VH                                             Melbourne and           Technology, Legal Studies,
                         Human Resource Management                                                               Monash. Eng and         Maths (any), Business
                         Office Management                                                                       Maths (any) for         Management, Psychology,
                         Retail Management                                                                       Property. Generally     LOTE
                         Economics and Finance                  H-VH                                             English for the rest.
                         Business Information Systems
                         Marketing                              M-VH
                         Advertising
                         Property                                                _______________________
                         International Trade                    ________                                         _______________         ________________


                         Diplomas                                                Not normally
                         Accountancy                            L-M                                              Not normally            As above
                         Business
                         Marketing
                         Advertising
                         Office Administration
                         Real Estate Agency Practice
Apprenticeship/          Office Administration Traineeship      N/A              Must be employed                Year 11 or 12 pass      As above
Traineeship              Trainee Real Estate Agent
                         Retail Traineeship
Entry Level              On the job experience/ training        N/A              Year 10 pass at minimum. For                            As above
                                                                                 most jobs Year 12 preferable.



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COMMUNITY SERVICES, PSYCHOLOGY, WELFARE AND COUNSELLING

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Teacher, Psychologist, Social Worker, Welfare Worker, Youth Worker, Behavioural Scientist, Childcare Coordinator, Human
Resource Management, Counsellor
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Child Care Worker, Aged Care Worker
Entry Level: Child Care Worker, Youth Leader

Course Type             Sample Courses                       Approx          Special Requirements               VCE Subjects           Other Relevant
                                                             Enter                                              often required         Subjects
Professional &          Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional       Social Work                          M-VH            Some courses require separate      Varies but often,      Health and Human
                        Psychology                                           application forms and/or           English, Psychology,   Development, Chemistry,
                        Behavioural Science                                  interviews. Child care             Biology, Maths         Maths (any), Politics, Legal
                        Youth Work                                           requires some actual work          (preferably Methods    Studies, History, LOTE
                        Science                                              experience (can be volunteer).     for competitive high
                        Arts                                                 Note: To become a registered       ENTER courses).
                        Intellectual Disability                              Psychologist requires 5 years      Psychology can be
                                                                             study and training. It is a very   taken through
                                                                             academic course.                   Science, Behavioural
                                                                                                                Science and the odd
                                                                                                                Arts based course.
                                                                                                                Prerequisites vary.
                                                                                                                Youth and Social
                                                                                                                Work generally
                                                                                                                require English.
                                                             ________        _______________________            _______________        ________________
                        Diplomas                             L-M             As above
                        Children’s Services
                        Community Services (Aged Care)

Apprenticeship/         Traineeship in Child Care            N/A             Must have employment               Year 10/11 pass -      Health and Human
Traineeship                                                                                                     maturity               Development, Food
                                                                                                                                       Technology
Entry Level             Volunteer work or part time work     N/A             Year 10 pass and or basic          As above               As above
                        experience                                           literacy /numeracy test.




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DEFENCE FORCES

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Pilot, Officer, Sea Captain, Engineer – Any high level Officer positions in the Army, Navy or Airforce
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Most trades, include transport, aircraft and ship associated trades.
Entry Level: Infantry, seaman with potential opportunity to learn trade (Note: You cannot get to officer status)

Course Type              Sample Courses                          Approx         Special Requirements            VCE Subjects              Other Relevant
                                                                 Enter                                          often required            Subjects
Professional &           Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional        Ranging from engineering, arts,         VH             Must successfully complete      According to course       Academic Arts (Humanities)
                         science, medicine, nursing, aerospace                  ADFA interview/testing          being undertaken,         and Science subjects and
                         that are associated with the                           process. Can be quite           e.g. Science: English,    Maths Methods and/ or
                         Australian Defence Force Academy                       stringent. You can apply for    Mathematics,              Specialist, Physical
                                                                                ADFA after completing a         Physics, Chemistry,       Education could also help.
                                                                                degree under your own steam.    particularly if want to
                                                                                                                be a pilot
                                                                 ________       _______________________         _______________           ________________
                         Diplomas
                         Generally not applicable


Apprenticeship/          Wide variety in engineering,            N/A            Must pass requirements for      Varies according to        Maths (any), Design and
Traineeship              automotive, building trades                            entry and interview process,    trade but Maths           Technology, Physics,
                                                                                including medical – can be      (any), Design and         Geography, History,
                                                                                difficult                       Technology and            Information Technlogy –
                                                                                                                Physics are handy         quite a wide open choice
Entry Level              General Entry                           N/A            Must have either Year 10 pass   English, Maths,           Maths (any), English,
                                                                                including Maths, Science and    Science Year 10 at        Physical Education, Design
                                                                                English (Full year) or Year 9   least.                    and Technology, History,
                                                                                pass in English, Maths and                                Geography
                                                                                Science and completion of
                                                                                Year 10




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ENGINEERING / ELECTRICS /ELECTONICS / PLUMBING /GASFITTING

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Engineer: Civil, Automotive, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical, Metallurgical, Environmental, Computer, Electrical,
Electronic, Engineering Technician / Associate in same areas.
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Fitter and Turner, Sheet Metal Fabrication / Welding, Mechanical Engineering Tradesperson, Electrician / Electrotechnology Systems
Electrician, Computer Technician, Plumber and Gasfitter
Entry Level: Pre-apprenticeship: Electrical, Engineering, Certificate II Computer Systems

Course Type              Sample Courses                          Approx        Special Requirements             VCE Subjects           Other Relevant
                                                                 Enter                                          often required         Subjects
Professional &           Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional        Engineering (variety of degree          M-VH          Not normally                     English, Maths         Specialist Maths, Design
                         courses / often combined with                                                          Methods, Physics,      and Technology,
                         business courses as well)                                                              Chemistry              Information Technology -
                                                                                                                                       Systems, Accounting,
                                                                                                                                       Economics
                                                                 ________      _______________________          _______________        ________________
                         Diplomas
                         Engineering (variety of streams         L-M           Not normally                     English, Maths (any    Design and Technology,
                         offered)                                                                               preferably Units 3&4   Information Technology,
                                                                                                                but Units 1&2          Business Management
                                                                                                                Methods also
                                                                                                                required for some
                                                                                                                courses), Physics
                                                                                                                (Units 1&2) for some
                                                                                                                courses
Apprenticeship/          Plumbing/Gas fitting,                   N/A           Often Year 11 or 12 pass         Not any specifically   Physics
Traineeship              Electrical/Electrotechnology, Fitter                  required for apprenticeship      but Maths (any) and
                         and Turner, Sheetmetal / Fabrication,                 purposes. Must be employed.      Design and
                         Production Technology, Engineering                    Drivers License may be           Technology can be a
                         Technology                                            required.                        help
Entry Level              Pre-apprenticeship Certificate          N/A           Year 10 /11/12 pass and or       Maths (any)            Physics, Design and
                         On the job experience                                 basic literacy /numeracy test.                          Technology




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HEALTH SCIENCES

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Doctor, Dentist, Nurse, Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Health Administrator, Podiatrist,
Orthoptists, Optometrists, Pharmacist, Prosthetist, Osteopath, Myotherapist, Medical Scientist, Medical imaging/radiation therapists, Chiropractors, Acupuncturist,
Naturopath, Nursing Division 2
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Not many options – some dental apprenticeships re making moulds / building teeth etc.
Entry Level: Not easy – possibly hospital orderly, lab assistant, office administration

Course Type               Sample Courses                           Approx            Special                   VCE Subjects often              Other Relevant
                                                                   Enter             Requirements              required                        Subjects
Professional &            Bachelor Degrees                                           For Medicine,             A number require English,       Specialist Mathematics,
Para-professional         Medicine                                 VH                Dentistry and             Chemistry, Maths Methods        Physics, English Literature,
                          Dentistry                                                  Physiotherapy extra       and Biology. Some require       Philosophy, History, LOTE
                          Biomedical Science                                         test called UMAT          either Chemistry or Biology.    Politics. Because these
                          Physiotherapy                                              required. Others may      Medical Radiations will also    courses are generally VH in
                          Occupational Therapy                                       require separate          requires Physics. Nursing       ENTER, it’s important to
                          Speech Pathology                                           application forms,        courses vary. Some just         choose subjects that not only
                          Osteopathic Science                                        demonstration of          English and others a            meet pre-requisites but ones
                          Medical Laboratory Science                                 interest, attendance at   combination from subjects       you are capable of getting
                          Public Health                            H                 information sessions      like: Chemistry, Biology,       straight A+ in.
                          Medical Radiations                       VH                and/or relevant work      Health and Human
                          Chiropractic Science                     H                 experience.               Development, Psychology,
                          Pharmacy                                 VH                                          Physical Education, Maths
                          Prosthetics and Orthotics                                                            (any). Most important to
                          Podiatry                                                                             check VICTER 2004
                          Human Biology                            H
                          Occupational Health and Safety
                          Diplomas                                 ____________      _________________         _______________                 _____________________
                          Dental Therapy                           Generally         Sometimes interview       Varies but for some English,    Maths (any) Biology,
                          Dental Hygiene                            M-H              or additional             Maths (any), Chemistry,         Chemistry, Health and
                          Laboratory Technology                                      application               Biology. Others just English    Human Development
                          Pathology Collection                                                                 and successful completion of
                          Dental Assisting                         M                                           Year 12
                          Nursing Division 2
                          Occupational Health and Safety




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HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Hotel Manager, Events Manager, Resort Manager, Tourism Manager, Restaurant Manager, Concierge, Front Desk Manager,
Food Attendant, Housekeeper, Travel Consultant / Agent, Flight Attendant
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Commercial Chef, Pastry Chef, Travel Consultant
Entry Level: Dish washer, Room service attendant, Bar attendant, Gaming attendant, Office worker, Receptionist

Course Type             Sample Courses                      Approx          Special Requirements           VCE Subjects            Other Relevant
                                                            Enter                                          often required          Subjects
Professional &          Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional       Hospitality                         M-H             Often separate application     English for most        Geography, Information
                        Tourism                                             forms, attendance at           courses, some require   Technology, Food
                        Business                                            compulsory information         Units 1&2 Maths         Technology, VET
                        Nature Tourism                                      sessions, relevant work        (any)                   Hospitality, Business
                                                                            experience, completion of                              Management, Accounting,
                                                                            VET Certificate                                        Economics, History,
                                                                                                                                   Psychology, Health and
                                                                                                                                   Human Development,
                                                                                                                                   Physical Education
                                                            ________        _______________________        _______________         _______________
                        Diplomas
                        Hospitality                         L-M             As above                       As above.               As above
                        Tourism                                                                            Completion of VET
                        Business                                                                           Hospitality
                                                                                                           Certificate viewed
                                                                                                           favourably
Apprenticeship/         Commerical Cookery, Office          N/A             Year 10 pass in Maths and      As above                As above
Traineeship             Administration                                      English at a minimum. Must
                                                                            be employed.
Entry Level             Short courses – Bar, Gaming etc     N/A             Year 10 pass and or basic      English, Maths Year     As above
                        On the job experience                               literacy /numeracy test. For   10 at least and as
                                                                            some bar courses must be 18    above.
                                                                            years of age


HUMANITIES / SOCIAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION



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TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Depends on subjects undertaken but can include: Journalist, Public Relations Officer, Human Resource Manager, Government
Policy Maker, Foreign Affairs, Teacher (Primary, Secondary, Early Childhood), Anthropologist, Translator, Historian, Writer, Political Analyst, Linguist, Social Worker,
Youth Worker, Museum Curator, Librarian, Overseas Aide Worker, Radio/TV presenter.
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Not a lot – maybe Library technician
Entry Level: Not a lot – maybe Teacher’s aide, Library assistant, Junior assistant, Volunteer Abroad

Course Type               Sample Courses                          Approx            Special Requirements              VCE Subjects            Other Relevant
                                                                  Enter                                               often required          Subjects
Professional &            Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional         Arts                                    M-VH              For Journalism and some           Good score in           Literature, History, Legal
                          Media Studies                           M-H               Public Relations courses a        English. Primary        Studies, Politics,
                          Humanities and Social Science           M-H               separate test along with VCE      teaching can require    Philosophy, Psychology,
                          Journalism                              H-VH              results. Often additional         Units 1&2 Maths         Geography, LOTE, Maths
                          Public Relations                        H-VH              forms for teaching and            (General at least).     (if strong at, do highest).
                          Professional Writing and Editing        M-H               professional writing, outlining   For secondary
                          Education                                                 interest and relevant             teaching,
                          Early Childhood                         M-H               experience – possible             prerequisites depend
                          Teaching                                M-H               interviews.                       upon areas wishing to
                          Information Management                                                                      specialise in.
                          Professional Communication              ________          _______________________           _______________         ________________
                          Diplomas
                          Languages                               M                 Additional forms outlining        Not Normally but        As above
                          Community Services                      L-M               interest and relevant             interest in courses
                          Liberal Arts                            L-M               experience – possible             needs to be
                          Library and Information Services        L-M               interviews.                       demonstrated
                          Professional Writing and Editing        L-M

Apprenticeship/           Certificate 111 in Library and          Individual        Relevant experience,              Not Normally            As above
Traineeship               Information Services                    Application       employment
Entry Level               On the job experience                   N/A               Year 12 or equivalent pass        Not Normally            As above
                                                                                    preferably and or basic
                                                                                    literacy /numeracy test.


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY




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TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Software Development, E-Commerce, Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Computer Engineer, Computer Sales, Multimedia
Development, Network Administrator, Computer Programmer, Consultant, Webserver Administrator
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Computer Technician, Computer Programming Assistant, Software Development, Office Administration.
Entry Level: Depends on expertise and availability of positions e.g. help desk, call centre specialist

Course Type            Sample Courses                         Approx       Special Requirements          VCE Subjects              Other Relevant
                                                              Enter                                      often required            Subjects
Professional &         Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional      A variety offered in: Networking,      H-VH         For Creative courses like     Maths (methods            Information Technology
                       Systems, Computer Science, Internet                 multimedia, a folio may be    preferable to ensure      (Processing &
                       Technology, Digital Technology,                     required.                     access to all available   Management/Systems),
                       Software, Information Management,                                                 courses)                  Physics, Business
                       Multimedia, Electrical, E-Commerce,                                                                         Management/Accounting,
                       Information Technology, Electronics.                                                                        Visual
                                                                                                                                   Communication/Studio Arts
                                                                                                                                   (for creative multimedia
                                                                                                                                   courses).
                                                              ________     _______________________       _______________           _______________
                       Diplomas
                       Information Technology (Technical      L-M          Sometimes interview.          Maths preferable          As above.
                       Support/ Computer Applications/                                                   Units 3&4
                       Software Applications/ User
                       Support)
                       Computer Systems                       M-H
                       Electronics

Apprenticeship/        Information Technology                 N/A          Interview                     As above / Year 12        As above. For office no
Traineeship            Office Administration                                                             pass preferable with      need for Maths/Physics.
                                                                                                         ability to demonstrate
                                                                                                         knowledge and
                                                                                                         interest in the field.
Entry Level            Certificate I                          N/A          Year 10 pass and or basic     English, Maths Year
                       On the job experience                               literacy /numeracy test.      10 at least.
                                                                           Demonstrated abilities.
LEGAL / LAW

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS



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Professional and Para-professional: Lawyer (Solicitor /Barrister), Company Legal Advisor, Government Legal Department, Courts Management, Clerk of Courts,
Corrections Counsellor, Federal/State Police Officer, Prison Administration, Industrial Relations, Teaching, Law Clerk, Legal Receptionist.
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Office Administrator in a Law Firm
Entry Level: Junior Office Worker, Law Firm or Company/Government Legal Department, Police Officer (if meet specific requirements)

Course Type             Sample Courses                       Approx          Special Requirements              VCE Subjects              Other Relevant
                                                             Enter                                             often required            Subjects
Professional &          Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional       Law                                  VH              Not normally.                     High score in             Legal Studies, History,
                        Criminal Justice Administration      H                                                 English. Law is very      Politics, Literature. Students
                        Arts - Criminology                   H                                                 difficult to get into –   who are particularly strong
                        Legal Studies                        M-H                                               maximising ENTER          at Maths/Science, often take
                        Arts – Police Studies                M-H                                               options is paramount      these subjects to achieve
                                                                                                                                         maximum academic
                                                                                                                                         potential and highest
                                                                                                                                         ENTER score to get into
                                                                                                                                         Law.
                        Diplomas                             ________        _______________________           _______________           ________________
                        Social Justice                       M               Sometimes mature age but not      Not normally.             As above and
                        Business – Legal Practice            M               normally.                                                   Business Management,
                                                                                                                                         Information Technology.

Apprenticeship/         Office Administration                NA              Preferably Year 12 pass but at    Not normally              As above
Traineeship             Security Guard                                       least Year 10 pass and or basic
                                                                             literacy/numeracy test. For
                                                                             security, must complete
                                                                             Certificate II before eligible
                                                                             for employment.
Entry Level             Police Force Recruit                 N/A             Year 10 pass and or basic         Police have separate      As above.
                        Junior Office Worker                                 literacy /numeracy test/ Police   Literacy/Numeracy
                        Prison Officer                                       have quite specific recruitment   test. Year 12 pass
                                                                             procedures an applicant must      looked upon
                                                                             meet. Must be 18, although        favourably.
                                                                             they prefer some life
                                                                             experience first before joining
PERFORMANCE / CREATIVE ARTS

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS



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Professional and Para-professional: Musician, Singer, Dancer, Actor, Theatre Production, Teacher, Lighting/Sound Production, Set Designer
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Office Administration in Music, Theatre, Recording, Film Production Company/Industry, Instrument Maker
Entry Level: Musician, Community Actor, Singer

Course Type             Sample Courses                        Approx          Special Requirements              VCE Subjects             Other Relevant
                                                              Enter                                             often required           Subjects
Professional &          Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional       Music                                 H               Often in addition to ENTER,       High score in            Music, Theatre Studies,
                        Creative Arts                         H               audition, interview, separate     English, required        Drama, Dance, Literature,
                        Performing Arts                       M-H             applications are required.        level of proficiency     History, Maths (for students
                        Education                                             Really need to demonstrate        in music is also often   capable of doing highest
                        Primary Teaching                                      interest in undertaking the       required for music       level or at least General
                                                                              course (relevant experience)      courses. Sometimes       Maths Units 1&2
                                                                                                                one of Drama, Dance
                                                                                                                or Theatre Studies,
                                                                                                                General Maths -
                                                                                                                Teaching
                                                              ________        _______________________           _______________          ________________
                        Diplomas                              N/A             As above                          Not normally but as      As above and Business
                        Music                                                                                   above is useful          Management/Accounting
                        Music Industry Skills (sound &
                        business)
                        Performance Arts
                        Small Companies and Community
                        Theatre
Apprenticeship/         Instrument Making                     N/A             Interest in area, at least Year   As above                 As above
Traineeship             Office Administration                                 10 pass. Special requirements
                                                                              for certain types of instrument
                                                                              making.
Entry Level             On the job experience – band          N/A             Year 10 pass and or basic         As above and good        As above
                        member, community theatre etc                         literacy /numeracy test.          communication
                                                                                                                skills.




PERSONAL SERVICES (Hairdressing and Beauty)



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TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Para-professional: Hairdresser, Beautician, Nail Technologist, Make-up artist
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Hairdresser
Entry Level: Need some kind of qualification, some Certificate I-III courses available

Course Type               Sample Courses                          Approx            Special Requirements             VCE Subjects          Other Relevant
                                                                  Enter                                              often required        Subjects
Professional &            Degrees
Para-professional         Health Sciences – Clinical Dermal                         Must have a Diploma in           N/A.                  N/A
                          Therapies                                                 Beauty Therapy

                                                                  ________          _______________________          _______________       ________________
                          Diplomas
                          Beauty Therapy                          M                 Often must sit an additional     VCE pass.             Biology, Health and Human
                          Make-up Technology                                        test and undergo an interview.                         Development, Business
                                                                                    Make-up technology is a full                           Management.
                                                                                    fee paying course.

Apprenticeship/           Hairdressing                            N/A               Must be employed                 Not Normally          As above.
Traineeship
Entry Level               Certificate level courses in Beauty     N/A               Year 10 pass and or basic        English, Maths Year   Science at at least Year 10
                          Therapy, Nail Technology, Basic                           literacy /numeracy test.         10 at least.
                          Make-up.
                          Pre-apprenticeship in Hairdressing




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SCIENCE

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Scientist, Teacher, Meteorologist, Psychologist, Veterinary, Zoologist, Geologist, Chemist, Geneticist, Forensic Scientist,
Marine Ecologist, Botanist, Physicist, Ecologist, Optometrist, Biomedical researcher, Food Technologist, Biotechnologist, Medical Scientist, Biologist, Nutritionist,
Dietician, Mathematician, Occupational Health and Safety Officer.
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Not very easy – sometimes in environmental (parks & gardens / horticulture field), spectacle maker, office administration in science
industry, engineering apprenticeship, Veterinary Nurse.
Entry Level: Not very easy, sometimes in animal or land care.

Course Type               Sample Courses                          Approx            Special Requirements             VCE Subjects             Other Relevant
                                                                  Enter                                              often required           Subjects
Professional &            Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional         Science, Environmental Science,         H-VH              Not normally but attendance at   Most important to        Maths Methods, Specialist
                          Applied Science (Physics,               Generally for     Information Sessions may be      check VICTER             Maths, Further Maths,
                          Chemistry, Biology),                    all – some        required.                        2004 as                  Physics, Chemistry,
                          Biological Science, Earth Sciences,     courses may       For Vet Science there are        requirements vary        Biology, Geography, Food
                          Biotechnology, Animal Science,          be lower          specific requirements and you    across courses. A        Technology
                          Veterinary Science, Conservation        depending on      should investigate these if      number require
                          Ecology, Biomedical Science,            campus            interested.                      Maths Methods and
                          Nutrition, Food Science and             location.                                          some a combination
                          Technology, Dietetics,                  VVH for Vet                                        of Physics, Chemistry
                          Multimedia Cartography,                 Science.                                           or Biology.
                          Mathematics, Forensics,
                          Occupational Health and Safety.         ________          _______________________          _______________          ________________
                          Diplomas
                          Biological Sciences (Lab Technician)    M-H               Attendance at Information        As above – Further       As above.
                          Biotechnology, Animal Technology,       M                 Sessions, additional             Maths and Biology
                          Lab Technology, Natural Resource                          application forms for some       good for a number of
                          Management.                                               courses                          these courses
                                                                  L-M

Apprenticeship/           Veterinary Nurse                        N/A               Preferably Year 11/12 pass       As above                 As above
Traineeship               Animal Technology                                         with subjects like Biology and
                                                                                    Maths. Must be employed to
                                                                                    undertake Vet Nurse




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SPORT AND RECREATION

TYPES OF CAREER PATHWAYS
Professional and Para-professional: Fitness Advisor, Sports Trainer, Teacher, Sports Coach, Sports Administrator, Sports Analyst, Sports Marketing, Rehabilitation
Practitioner, Recreation Officer, Recreation Manager, Aerobics Instructor, Weight Trainer, Tourism Management & Activities Officer.
Apprenticeship/Traineeship: Administrative positions in sports and recreation industry and Certificate II level traineeships.
Entry Level: Lower Certificate Level Courses available to enter industry.

Course Type              Sample Courses                          Approx         Special Requirements               VCE Subjects            Other Relevant
                                                                 Enter                                             often required          Subjects
Professional &           Bachelor Degrees
Para-professional        Human Movement                          H              Some courses require Physical      Varies across courses   Maths (any), Chemistry,
                         Physical Education                      M-H            Fitness assessments, additional    but various             Geography, Business
                         Outdoor Education                       H              forms demonstrating relevant       combinations of         Management, Accounting,
                         Tourism/Outdoor Education               H              experience and interest.           English, Physical       Economics, Information
                         Nature Tourism                          H                                                 Education, Biology,     Technology.
                         Sports Administration                   M-H                                               Health and Human
                         Recreation Leadership                   M                                                 Development,
                         Recreation Management                   M                                                 Psychology and
                                                                                                                   Maths (Further is
                                                                                                                   usually okay).
                                                                 __________     _______________________            _______________         ___________________
                         Diplomas
                         Recreation (Sports Coaching/Sports      L-M            As above                           As above.               As Above.
                         Administration)
                         Myotherapy                              M-H

Apprenticeship/          Sport and Recreation                    N/A            Must be employed. Advised          As above but for        As above.
Traineeship              Office Administration                                  to have Year 12 pass. Group        office administration
                                                                                Training Companies like the        more business related
                                                                                AFL offer traineeships in sport    subjects are
                                                                                and recreation (including in       advantageous.
                                                                                the area of turf management).
Entry Level              On the job experience                   N/A            This can lead into possibility     Year 11/12 pass
                         Elite sportsperson                                     of traineeship or other studies.   preferable
                         Introductory Sports Trainer, First
                         Aid, Fitness, Massage Certificates an
                         advantage.



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OTHER APPRENTICESHIPS / TRAINEESHIPS

Apprenticeships/Traineeships are available in the following industry areas (in alphabetical order reading across):

Administration                Aeroskills                    Agriculture                    Assessment & Workplace Training
Asset Maintenance             Asset Security                Automotive (RS&R)              Automotive Manufacturing
Beauty                        Black Coal                    Caravan                        Chemical Hydrocarbons & Oil Refining
Civil Construction            Community Recreation          Community Services             Correctional Services
Drilling                      Electrotechnology             Electricity Supply and         Electricity Transmission and
                                                            Generation                     Distribution
Entertainment                 Extractive                    Financial Services             Fitness
Floristy                      Food                          Forest & Forest Products       Gas (Utilities)
General Construction          Hairdressing                  Horticulture                   Hospitality
Information Technology        Laboratory Operations         Lifts                          Local Government
Manufactured Mineral          Meat                          Metals and Engineering         Metalliferous
Products
Music                         Museum, Library &             Off-site Construction          Outdoor Recreation
                              Information Services
Plastics, Plumbing &          Printing & Graphic Arts       Property Development &         Public Safety
Cable Making                                                Management
Public Services               Pulp & Paper                  Racing                         Retail
Seafood                       Sport                         Telecommunications             Textiles, Clothing and Footwear
Tourism                       Transport and Distribution    Veterinary Nursing             Water (Utilities)
Wholesale Industry

On pages 27-30 there are samples of the training pathways provided in some of these areas. To look up your area of interest go to:
http://www.anta.gov.au/tpkwhat.asp or see your careers advisor.




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                                        ACCESSING COURSELINK

What does Courselink do?
You can enter a sample year 11 and 12 program into course link and it will give you a list of all the VTAC course you will
have the correct requirements for. It will also give you information about the enter scores needed to access those
courses. It is a valuable tool for planning your VCE program.

Courselink lives on the Web. You will need to visit the VTAC site, www.vtac.edu.au

Click on the ‘Enter Courselink’ box

Select ‘Student access’

If you do not have a VCAA number just enter your name and it will let you in as a year 10 student.
If you are in year 11 or 12 enter your VCAA number, without the letter, and then your PIN number. Your pin is the first
four digits of your birthday. Eg 3rd March = 0303.

Select ‘Course Search/Preference Practice’ to use the subject entry box.
When your subject are selected, choose ‘Course Search’, this will give you your list of courses.
You can then click on the courses of your choice to find out about prerequisites, enters and other details.

OR

If you know which courses you are interested in select ‘VICTER’ to check prerequisites of the course you want.




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                                                            USEFUL WEBSITES
UNIVERSITIES / TAFES                                     DEFENCE FORCES/POLICE

http://www.deakin.edu.au/                               http://www.armyjobs.defence.gov.au/
http://www.kangan.edu.au/                               http://www.adfa.oz.au/
http://www.monash.edu.au/                               http://www.navy.gov.au/
http://www.rmit.edu.au/                                 http://www.police.vic.gov.au
http://www.swin.edu.au/
http://www.unimelb.edu.au/
http://www.ballarat.edu.au/
http://www.vu.edu.au/
http://www.latrobe.edu.au/
http://www.nmit.vic.edu.au/
http://www.angliss.vic.edu.au/
http://www.acu.edu.au
http://www.thegoodguides.com.au/searchguide.cfm (Good Universities Guide)

EMPLOYMENT / EDUCATION / GOVERNMENT / CAREERS

http://www.detya.gov.au/                         Department of Employment Training and Youth Affairs
http://www.detya.gov.au/ty/careers/default.htm   Careers area of DETYA – Australian Careers Directory
http://www.jobguide.detya.gov.au/                Job Guide area of DETYA
http://www.jobsearch.gov.au/                     National Jobsearch Site (Employment site)
http://www.vicnet.net.au/~jobwatch/              Jobwatch (Job employment and training law)
http://www.vicnet.net.au/employ/                 Employment information
http://www.careers.gov.au                        Good careers site with links to other sites
http://www.otfe.vic.gov.au/studinfo/             Office of Post Compulsory Education Training and Employment Information on apprenticeships and traineeships
http://www.anta.gov.au/                          Australian National Training Authority
http://www.newapprenticeships.gov.au             Website outlining in more detail information re new apprenticeships
http://www.yel.vic.gov.au                        Youth Employment Link
http://www.nacinfo.com.au                        Australian National Training Authority Info Service
http://www.ette.vic.gov.au/studinfo/index.htm    Office of Employment Training and Tertiary Education Student Info

VCE & TERTIARY ADMISSIONS

http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au                       Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
http://www.vtac.edu.au/                          Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre




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                                         PATHWAYS PLANNING SHEET
NAME:                                                         DATE:               FORM:

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHWAYS I AM CONSIDERING

Pathway 1:                               Training Required:

Pre-requisites if any required for Univerity/TAFE course:

Pathway 2:                               Training Required:

Pre-requisites if any required for Univerity/TAFE course:

Pathway 3:                               Training Required:

Pre-requisites if any required for Univerity/TAFE course:

MY PERSONAL STRENGTHS                    MY BEST SUBJECTS             AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT

1.                                       1.                       1.

2.                                       2.                       2.

3.                                       3.                       3.

4.                                       4.                       4.

Other factors:




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