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Workplace & Careers

The information on this page is to be used by students completing Year 10 work experience or Year 11/12 workplace learning (ADWPL). Job advertisements and other career opportunities will also be posted when available.

School Based Traineeship 

Greenhouse Education are offering Year 12 Students the opportunity, to secure a scholarship to complete their CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care whilst employed with a Local Childcare Centre in 2019.

This is a great opportunity for those students who are looking to start a career in Childcare. Students will gain a qualification as well as securing a one day a week paid employment, throughout 2019. 

Please email you expression of interest in the form of a cover letter to

For more information please visit

Year 10 Work Experience

Semester 2 - All Year 10 students will participate in Peer Support, Work Experience (Compulsory for students not attending PMACS in 2019), Try a Trade or enroll in an external qualification. All forms including online form below to be completed and handed in to Senior School Reception by 8th November.

Year 10 Work Experience is a program that is managed by individual schools. To complete this program, a student works in one or more real workplace/s to develop a set of transferable workplace skills. The student must record the number of hours completed and the tasks undertaken in the workplace in the Logbook.

We ask Parents/Guardians to assist students in selecting and approaching organisations in an industry that is of interest to students. When selecting a workplace it is your responsibility as a Parent/Guardian to be satisfied that the workplace is appropriate and safe for your son/daughter.

When approaching organisations you must give them a copy of the Work Experience Request Form and make sure they sign the workplace contract located on it.  Once this form has been completed, please return it to Senior School reception as well as entering the students details into the following online form CLICK HERE.

A WHS checklist must also be carried out with the student being present. This may be conducted prior to work experience or on the 1st day of induction within the workplace. This must also kept by the student at all times, throughout their Work Experience.

2018 Dates:

  • Semester 1: 18th June to 22nd June 2018
  • Semester 2:  26th November to 30th November 2018

The next step is to complete the Work Experience Request Form, return it to Senior School reception as well as entering the students details into the following online form CLICK HERE.

Work Experience Request Form - lets School know workplace details and they have accepted you (return to Senior School Reception)
Insurance Form - is to prove the School insures you (workplace  keeps)
LMS4 - can be completed before attending or during your induction (student keeps)
LMS5 Log book - is to keep track of your hours, skills and your supervisors evaluation of your work experience. (student keeps)
Work Experience List - a list of previous work placements used by students

Alternative activities that have been approved include; Bronze Medallion or Senior First Aid Course (arranged by the students/parents). Possible course providers include:

Atlantis Childcare Traineeship

Atlantis Childcare are looking to fill Full Time Traineeships in each of their Childcare Centres in Ocean Keys and Yanchep. 

If you would like to apply please click here.

NMTAFE VET in Schools Profile Courses - Semester 2 2018

North Metropolitan TAFE have the following 1 day per week positions available for VET in Schools in Semester 2, 2018 for Year 11 students:

Due date for applications is Friday 15th June. If you would like to apply, please send the following documents to Mr Wright prior to the closing date:

  • Most recent school report in an electronic format (PDF)
  • Resume
  • Volunteer work (optional)
  • References
  • Certificates – eg. leadership, sporting, first aid etc. (if available)
  • supporting information (if relevant)

Australian Defence Force Gap Year Applications 2019 Now Open

ADF Gap Year applications for 2019 have opened. It is a unique opportunity to try out a career in Navy, Army or Air Force and get a feel for a military life without committing for a longer period.

In 2019 there are 14 roles to choose from ranging from admin to artillery and even flight crew.

Application closing dates depend on the position (from 9th April). Closing dates are driven by demand and may close sooner than listed.

Click here for more information and to apply online.

2018 Young Women in Public Affairs Award

The Zonta Club of Perth Northern Suburbs is offering an award of $1,000 to a young woman to assist in her tertiary education. The award is available to young women aged 16 to 19 years. It is expected that the applicants will be seeking to undertake further studies to pursue a career or seek leadership positions in public affairs (such as social welfare, political science, law, industrial relations, health services or education).

Applicants should demonstrate evidence of:

  • Active commitment to volunteerism.
  • Experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid).
  • Volunteer leadership achievements.
  • Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs.
  • Support in Zonta International's mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

Applications must be received by 30th May 2018. Click here for the Application Form.

For more information, please contact Alison Martin via email or on 9446 2642 or 0418 947 515.

Access to myfuture website for Years 9 to Year 12

The School will be continuing its subscription to the myfuture website for Year 9 to Year 12 students.

You will be pleased to know that students are now able to share the results of the My Career Profile activities with their parents, teachers and trusted friends. Simply by clicking on the Export to PDF button under the Results tab, a summary of the completed activities will generate a report which students can save and either send as attachment or print if preferred. 

To assist our students, myfuture have created a series of short videos (or user guides ) with step by step instructions demonstrating the key sections of the website such as:

Sign up to myfuture,
Logging in,
My career profile,
Career Bullseyes, and much more.

The videos are all less than a minute long and they will be a good way for them to familiarise themselves with the site.

To use the site or to sign up they will need to create an account using their School email address. Please note you must type it as follows: not @pmacs

Any issues please contact them directly.

Women in Navy Leadership Camp - HMAS Stirling WA

Do you want to take on a Leadership Role in the Royal Australian Navy? The Defence Work Experience Program is offering young women aged 15-18 the opportunity to experience life in the Royal Australian Navy. Joining the Navy means making new friends, being part of a team that values you and challenging yourself whilst seeing the world. The Women in Navy Leadership Camp aims to develop leadership skills in young women through adventure and other exciting learning activities. The camp will be underpinned by the Navy's core values of honour, honesty, courage, integrity and loyalty with the activity schedule designed to bring out the leader in you. Teamwork, leadership development and fun will be the key themes of the camp, with activities focusing on leadership within the Navy. Participants will be accommodated at HMAS Stirling on Garden Island, one hour south of Perth.

Click here to download an Information Pack and to apply online.


If you are  ready to start your career journey and are not sure what you want to do, Skillsroad is the perfect place to start!

They help you every step of the way. From finding out what kinds of careers will suit your personality type, to researching occupations and industries, preparing your resume and applying for jobs!


Reece Plumbing – Latest placements

Year 10 & 11 students to undertake School–based Traineeships in Warehousing Operations at a Reece store near you.

Business Type Branch LocationJob Ref #Application Link
Plumbing Balcatta JR-12799 Click here
Actrol Malaga JR-9511 Click here
Plumbing Joondalup JR-12251 Click here
Plumbing West Leederville JR-10878 Click here
Plumbing Perth City (1)JR-12252 Click here
Plumbing Perth City (2)JR-12253 Click here
Civil Wangara JR-12364 Click here
Metalflex Wangara JR-12574 Click here

Year 11/12 ADWPL

Workplace Learning is an Authority-developed endorsed program that is managed by individual schools. To complete this endorsed program, a student works in one or more real workplace/s to develop a set of transferable workplace skills. The student must record the number of hours completed and the tasks undertaken in the workplace in the Authority’s Workplace Learning Logbook. The student must also provide evidence of his/her knowledge and understanding of the workplace skills by completing the Authority’s Workplace Learning Skills Journal after each 55 hours completed in the workplace

Unit equivalence is allocated on the basis of 1 unit equivalent for each 55 hours completed in the workplace, to a maximum of 4 units. That is:

  • Less than 55 hours = 0 unit equivalents
  • 55 -- 109 hours = 1 unit equivalent
  • 110 – 164 hours = 2 unit equivalents
  • 165 – 219 hours = 3 unit equivalents
  • 220 + hours = 4 unit equivalents.


Defence Force Work Experience

Contact details:

Kym Pajich
Work Experience Liaison Officer
Cadet, Reserve and Employer Support Division
Phone: 08 9311 2333
Mobile: 0459 820 758
Fax: 08 9311 2206
Building 13, Leeuwin Barracks

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