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Warrandyte High School 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.

Careers with the Police Force

For students interested in a career with Victoria Police as a Police Officer or PSO, please find some helpful information below:

Not every 18 year old will be ready to apply but those who are gathering life experience whilst they are in high school will be more competitive throughout the recruitment process.

For example:
  • Part-time work experience in a customer service environment - provides exposure to people from diverse backgrounds and develops communication, teamwork and conflict resolution skills. For example, working at McDonalds one day a week.
  • Volunteer experience - develops a sense of community-mindedness and communication skills. For example, working at the local surf lifesaving club or community centre.
  • Sporting club experience - develops teamwork, communication and leadership skills, not to mention the healthy level of fitness that is a requirement of the role.
  • Overseas travel - provides exposure to other cultures, religions and languages and fosters a sense of independence and assertiveness. 
To see the full eligibility criteria visit the Victoria Police careers website.
 

Careers Vids - over 50 to browse

 
A fabulous Australian careers link  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC4jotN_tSTy0ZCt2X5LqVlmyJmfN4TLd where Student Edge has over 50 career-specific videos of around 5 minutes each!  Well worth a look!
Just a few: defence forces, police officer, midwifery, acupuncturist, electrician, real estate, landscaper, chef, farrier, personal trainer, hairdresser, teacher, vet, social worker, journalist, engineer and embalming!
 
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