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Patterson River SC 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, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

Below, you will find links to our current and recent Newsletters. When you click on each link it will open for you to read (or save or print).

FAQs - what is VET?

VET stands for Vocational Education & Training. VET courses prepare you to work in your chosen industry, eg allied health, building, IT. VETDSS is VET Delivered to Secondary School students - these can be studied as part of VCE/VCAL in Year 11&12.

FAQs - what's an ATAR?

The ATAR or Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank is the number which determines a student’s entry into university. Universities use these ranks and scores to offer their limited university positions to graduating VCE students.

FAQs - what is SWL?

Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) is work placement that is related to your VET course. It is an opportunity to use the skills that you are learning in a real workplace.