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

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Careers Newsletter Term 2 Week 4 (Posted: 23/05/2019)

The latest Careers Newsletter has been added to this site.

Inside this Issue:

  • Where can Biomedicine can take me?
  • Literacy & Numeracy Skills for Apprenticeships & Traineeships.
  • Why Volunteer?
  • Find employment figures for your area.
  • How to become a Set Designer.
  • Social Media & You.
  • Australia's highest paying jobs.
  • First Aid Training.

Click on Important Info to access the Term 2 Week 4 Newsletter.

DEFENCE WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM - Upcoming Placements (Posted: 15/05/2019)

The upcoming opportunities in the Defence Work Experience Program are:

  • Air Force - No. 452 Squadron - RAAF Air Traffic Control Unit: Townsville - 24th - 26th June 2019 (Applications close 2nd June)
  • Army - 2nd Cavalry Regiment - Armoured Cavalry Regiment: Townsville - 24th - 28th June 2019 (Applications close 26th May)
  • Women in Navy Technical Trades Camp: Cairns - 8th - 11th July 2019 (Applications close 26th May)
  • Air Force - No. 452 Squadron - RAAF Air Traffic Control Unit: Townsville - 8th - 10th July 2019 (Applications close 9th June)
  • Infantry Overview - 3rd Battalion: Townsville - 22 - 26 July 2019 (Applications close 9th June 2019)
  • Army - 2nd Cavalry Regiment - Amoured Corps Review - 5th - 9th August 2019 (Applications close 7th July)

For more information on these opportunities, future placements and to apply click Defence Work Experience Program . Places are limited, so please apply as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding applying please email .

2019 Apprenticeships for Ergon Energy & Energex (Posted: 13/05/2019)

Applications are now open for 2019 Apprenticeships with Ergon Energy and Energex

  • Distribution Linesperson and Electrician Apprenticeships available
  • Earn an attractive hourly rate with uniforms, PPE and tool of trade supply
  • Must be available to commence mid July 2019

Closing date for applications 27th May 2019 at 11:00 AM.

For more information click Jobs at Ergon

Note: If you are a school leaver, a 2nd intake will be advertised in July 2019 for Ergon Energy Network and Energex to commence early 2020.

Townsville Hospital - High School Health Careers Program (Posted: 09/05/2019)

Year 10, 11 & 12 students considering a career in a range of health occupations including nursing, midwifery, medicine, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, radiology, speech pathology, dietetics, social work and pharmacy are encouraged to contact Mrs Bulat - Careers Officer to discuss attending a 1 day program at the Townsville Hospital. The program will be offered once each term on the following dates:

Term 2 - Wednesday 5th June (applications close Friday 24th May)

Term 3 - Thursday 29th August (applications close Friday 16th August)

Term 4 - Wednesday 23rd October (applications close Friday 11th October) 

Places are limited, and an application needs to be completed, so please email Mrs Bulat as soon as possible. Students applying must be studying prerequisite subjects for the university course they wish to enrol in.

Start Uni Now (SUN) (Posted: 03/05/2019)

If you are a high performing student ready to take on the challenge of tertiary level study, SUN may be right for you. SUN is a CQUni initiative that allows high school students to study CQUniversity units and kick-start their higher education studies whilst still in high school.
It's a great opportunity to sample uni life through a degree of your interest and become eligible for direct entry into an undergraduate degree at CQUniversity (excluding quota managed courses).
Applications for Term 2 are now open and high school students will have the opportunity to undertake their first SUN unit at zero cost.

For more information, click Start Uni Now ( SUN) .

QUT STEM Camp (Posted: 01/05/2019)

QUT STEM Camp invites high-achieving Year 11 students to a fully funded five-day research-intensive camp to engage in solving some of the major challenges facing our society today.

STEM Camp Highlights - Watch Video

Camp Details

Date: Monday 30 September - Friday 4 October 2019 (School Holidays)

Time: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm each day

Cost: Camp is free to attend and there are accommodation and transport options for rural and regional students.

To find out more Click Here