All students are welcome to pop in to our offices for information or to make an appointment for an interview. Parents are also encouraged to contact us if you have any queries.
Ms Jeanne Lomax – HOD Careers/Gateway
Mrs Jan Connor - Assistant Careers Advisor
Mrs Connor is running Studylink workshops to assist seniors navigate Studylink.
There are still space available on 21st, 27th and 28th September.
The registration form is outside her office door.(Gateway office).
We cannot stress enough the importance of your son getting his drivers licence. Apart from being an important qualification for both part-time and full time employment he can also achieve credits while still at school.
Learners Licence – eligible for standard 29363 (2 credits at L1)
Restricted Licence- eligible for standards 29363 & 29364 (4 credits at L2)
Full Licence – eligible for previous two plus standard 29365 (2 credits at L2)
These can be applied for by seeing Ms Lomax at the Careers Room with your licence.
Career Pathways Planning:
Looking to a future beyond school, seniors need:
• An IRD number
• A personal bank account
• restricted drivers licence
Plus download the Occupational Outlook 2017 App to keep in touch with which jobs and careers are the most sought after.
Our Gateway programme is underway and the first students have been out with Mr Hanaray doing maintenance around the school. This programme gives them real life working experience and prepares them for places in industry. We have several students indicating interest in other trades.
We would appreciate any tradesmen who would provide a day a week for a student to please phone or email:
Ms Jeanne Lomax:
- 560 9250 ext 877
As part of our preparedness for employment we provide an opportunity for students to undertake a First Aid Course. Below is some of the group who recently successfully have achieved their First Aid Certificates(and credits). Here they can be seen providing assistance to a “choking child”.