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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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School Based Apprenticeship - Hairdressing (Posted: 20/02/2020)

Remy Hair & Beauty have an opportunity for a Senior Secondary student as a School Based Hairdressing Apprentice.
You must be able to work Thursday nights & Saturday mornings. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to

ADFA Information Session - Townsville (Posted: 20/02/2020)

At the Australian Defence Force Academy, you will receive service training while studying for a world-class degree, earn a salary while learning (with no HELP debt!) and step into a guaranteed role upon graduation as an Officer in the Australian Defence Force. Join the info session to find out how ADFA can change your life.
Date: Monday 24th February 2020
Time: 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Location: Defence Force Recruiting, 71 Stanley Street, Townsville
Details and Registration:

World Education Program Information Session - Townsville (Posted: 13/02/2020)

What is Student Exchange? Who is WEP Australia? Where & when can I go?
Attend a WEP public information session for more information.
When: Saturday 22nd February 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Where: Quest Townsville on Eyre, 19 Leichhardt Street, North Ward
Details & Registration: click here

Year 11 Students - School Based Traineeship - Dept of Health (Posted: 13/02/2020)

One opportunity for a Year 11 student with the eHealth Digital Partnerships Team - Townsville Hospital.
Qualification: Certificate III in Business - Information Technology
Applications Close: Friday 6th March 2020
If you would like more information on how to submit an Expression of Interest please contact Mrs Bulat ASAP.

Townsville Hospital & Health Service - High School Health Careers Program (Posted: 04/02/2020)

The Townsville Hospital & Health Service - High School Health Careers Program offers five opportunities a year for students interested in a career in the areas of medical / allied health services.
  • Term 2 Tuesday 02 June 2020 (Applications close Friday 15 May 2020)
  • Term 2 Wednesday 03 June 2020 (Applications close Friday 15 May 2020)
  • Term 3 Monday 20 July 2020 (Applications close Friday 03 July 2020)
  • Term 3 Tuesday 21 July 2020 (Applications close Friday 03 July 2020)
  • Term 3 Tuesday 18 August 2020 (Applications close Friday 31 July 2020)
Students from Year 10 - 12 interested in attending one of these programs will need to contact Mrs Bulat in the Careers Office to discuss their eligibility to apply as soon as possible.

Defence Work Experience Program - Upcoming Placement Opportunities (Posted: 04/02/2020)

Women in Army Experience - Lavarack Barracks
  • 29th March to 1st April (Applications close 1st March - Female Applicants - 16 years+)
  • Army - residential overnight activity
  • Hands on experience for young women considering a careers in the Australian Army.
Click here  for further information.

Air Force Indigneous Youth Program - RAAF Base Townsville
  • 31st March to 2nd April (Applications close 1st March - Indigenous applicants - 16 years+)
  • Air Force - residential overnight activity
  • Provides young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women with exposure to various skills, trades and life-style experiences in the Royal Australia Air Force
Click here for further information.

HMAS Cairns Navy Overview
  • 10th to 12th March (Applications close 16th February)
  • Queensland's only interactive hands-on program of naval activities, demonstrations and presentations, providing participants with an insight into a wide range of Navy job roles, employment opportunities and lifestyle.
Click here for further information.

Army Medical Corps Overview – Lavarack Barracks

  • 23rd to 27th March (Applications close 1st March)
  • This placement will be of high interest to senior students who are considering a career in the Medical/Health field within Army.

Click here for further information

To discuss your eligibility to attend any of these work experience opportunities and for assistance with applications, please contact Mrs Bulat in the Careers Office.

CSQ Try'a trade @ Townsville TAFE Bohle (Posted: 04/02/2020)

The CSQ Try'a trade program allows Year 10 students who may be interested in a career in a trade industry the opportunity to attend a one day program that lets students try their hand at various skill and trade areas.
Date: Thursday 12th March 2020 (Applications close 5th March)
Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Location: TAFE Qld Bohle Campus - 763 Ingham Road.
Cost: Free
For Year 10 students to find out if they are eligible to apply, please contact Mrs Bulat in the Careers Office.