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Lake Tuggeranong College Careers

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, CIT/TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the Senior Secondary Certificate, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

ASbA of the Year - Highly Commended

Cyrus Wren commenced a Certificate III in Business as an ASbA with the Australian Training Company and is hosted at the ACT Education Directorate.

From an early age, Cyrus was eager to join the public service, but he did not know how to get there. When Cyrus first learned about ASbAs, he was able to connect his career aspirations with an achievable pathway while attending Dickson College.

The team Cyrus works with at the Education Directorate values his input and as result Cyrus is involved in program design and implementation, along with promotion of ASbAs.


ASbA of the Year – Winner

Hannah Holford completed the Certificate III in Individual Support with Quest Training Solutions. She is employed by the Australian Training Company and has undertaken her work placement at Carey Gardens, in association with Baptist Care.

Hannah has been involved with volunteering since year nine and she is always looking for ways she can make a difference to her community. Hannah uses her passion and energy to brighten the lives of elderly residents in aged care. She appreciates the opportunity to learn from and work with older Canberrans and is an advocate for increasing the number of people taking up a career in aged care.

Hannah is also completing a tertiary package at Lake Tuggeranong College in conjunction with her ASbA and intends to keep her options open for further education and training.

ASbA of the Year – Finalist

Isabella Denis commenced a Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation with Orbus3. She is currently employed as an ASbA with the Australian Training Company in the Women in Construction Pathways Program. She has previous experience as a steel fixer and is enthusiastic to develop her skills and knowledge in the construction industry.

Isabella simultaneously juggles many competing priorities to manage a healthy work-life balance. At Canberra College, she has responsibilities as house captain, represents the ACT in various sporting activities and is involved with the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Program. As part of the Women in Construction Pathways Program, Isabella mentors others to guide them through the program and complete their rotations.

Isabella's trainers and supervisors describe her as cheerful, positive, professional and curious to learn. On completion of her qualification, Isabella hopes to pursue a career in construction.


ASbA of the Year – Finalist

Cody Jagoe-Shaw commenced a Certificate III in Individual Support with Quest Training Solutions. She is employed by the Australian Training Company and is hosted at Black Mountain School.

Cody chose this industry and training pathway as she has a passion for supporting people living with a disability. This commitment is inspired by her mother who is a teacher in the learning support unit at a primary school. Cody promotes vocational education and training as an important pathway and believes that she has gained invaluable life experience during her ASbA. With the support of Quest Training Solutions and Black Mountain School, her skills have grown immensely, especially her ability to communicate and engage in meaningful ways with others.

Cody's ASbA has given her the confidence to pursue her other interests and passions. She is working towards building an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student network for herself and her peers.

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We are keen to hear from students about community sector careers (Posted: 18/05/2022)

The ACT Council of Social Services (ACTCOSS) is developing an ACT Community Sector Careers Gateway (ACTCSCG) to increase knowledge and promote awareness of career pathways within and across the ACT community sector.

The Community Sector Career Survey for Young People aims to capture the interests, ideas, barriers, and perceptions of community sector careers for young people in the ACT. To help inform the design and development of the Gateway, please complete the survey below. Surveys will close on 31 May 2022.

To complete the survey, please click here

Choose your path: Fortnightly Update – Issue 5 (Posted: 16/05/2022)

The fifth issue of the Fortnightly Update is now available. You can access it here.

Employment Pathway Program – Aquatics (Posted: 04/05/2022)

A new Employment Pathway Program has been developed to allow year 10 – 12 students and school leavers graduating by 30th June 2022, to gain the opportunity to participate in a Swim Teacher and/or Pool Lifeguard training course. These courses can lead to tangible employment pathways and careers in the ACT Aquatic Industry.

An Expression of Interest form for the program will open 6 May and close at 5pm 13 June.

Further information on the Swim Teacher course is available here, and the Lifeguard Course here.

Choose your path: Fortnightly Update – Issue 4 (Posted: 02/05/2022)

The fourth issue of the Fortnightly Update is now available. You can access it here.

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Are you interested in pursuing a career in the Construction industry?

myfuture is hosting a free industry insights webinar with the Australian Business & Community Network (ABCN) focusing on the Construction Industry. The construction industry includes residential and non-residential building, civil engineering and building structure services. Register for this event and listen to a panel of industry representatives discuss topics such as:

- where the jobs are - skills shortages, specific occupations
- changes expected in the future and emerging occupations
- diversity and inclusion in their company
- skill gaps of school leavers/new grads
- impacts of automation affecting the workforce
- employability skills and training sought
- how to find employment in the industry.

The panelists are very willing to answer questions throughout the event.

Register now:

Study at ANU

How to apply
Direct applications for study in 2023 are open 2 March 2022.If you apply directly for study in 2023, your application will cover admissions, scholarships and campus accommodation.
  • Early offers made on 5 September 2022 are based on Year 11 results. ANU will honour these for study in 2023 as long as you complete Year 12 and receive an ATAR.
  • If your Year 11 results don't meet entry requirements, we will put you on our waiting list and automatically consider your application again based on your Year 12 results in the December/January offer round.
  • We have adjusted our co-curricular or service requirement requirements due to the disruptions of COVID-19.
For further detail please visit the link below

2022 Advertised Defence Work Experience Programs - ACT/SNSW

2022 Advertised Defence Work Experience Programs - ACT/SNSW

Please find attached the Defence Work Experience Placements that have been advertised so far for 2022. The Cyber Security and Robotics placements and the Navy Aviation Overviews will be available online in the
coming weeks and there will be further placements advertised in the future for the ACT/SNSW region.

These programs are all accessible via the Defence Work Experience Website and Jobs
List under each State and Territory. Students can still apply online for placements around Australia, however some still have restriction due to COVId-19. This information is available in the information pack for the relevant work experience placement. Participants and/or their parents/guardians (if under 18 years old) are responsible for any costs associated with travel and accommodation (for the participants and themselves) including during the
program if not a residential program. Participants must be 15 years of age at the time of the placement for most placements, with some requiring participants to be 16 years or above, and an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

I would like to draw your attention to the Air Force Technical Program for Women, which is a STEM focused residential program at RAAF Wagga, taking place in April. Applications close on Sunday 13 March so I
do apologise for the late notice. If  any female students  may be interested please  apply online.

There will more placements advertised as they are confirmed and I appreciate if you could make your students aware of these work experience opportunities.

Employment Pathway Program (Aquatics) - EOI Open Now

The expression of interest for the Employment Pathway Program (Aquatics) is officially open and can be accessed here. This program is an opportunity for students aged 16 years or older to gain nationally recognised competencies within the Aquatics Industry. Students will be supported to progress to casual, part-time, or full-time employment as a qualified pool lifeguard or swim teacher. School leavers can undertake this program fee-free via JobTrainer, with fee for service training being provided to non-school leavers.

Applications for the program open Friday 6 May, closing Monday 13 June, with training commencing in term 3.


Temporary Employment opportunities

Temporary employment vacancies provide staff across the Public Service with opportunities to develop broader skills, access development opportunities and build a better understanding of other Directorates.
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Administrative Services Officer Class 3 | Customer Service Officer | Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Immediately-for six months | Position no. 24516, several
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A reminder that following the announcement by NESA that HSC results will be released at 6am Friday 18 December, some of UAC’s key dates for Year 12s have changed as follows:

  • ATARs released: 9am Friday 18 December
  • Deadline for changing preferences for December Round 2: midnight
    Saturday 19 December
  • December Round 2 offers released: 7.30am Wednesday 23 December.