Canterbury Boys' High School

We demonstrate excellence in Boys' Education

Telephone02 9798 8444

Emailcanterburb-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Career Education

Our school provides students with plenty of options and areas of further pursuit when it comes to the future careers or paths they may wish to follow.

School to work program at Canterbury Boys High School

The School to Work program at Canterbury Boys High School aims to assist students with their career development and career decision making for the future.

Students are given the opportunity to explore post school options through:

  • career programs delivered by the careers adviser
  • vocational learning courses offered through Technical and Further Education (TAFE)
  • TAFE excursions
  • university excursions
  • Career Expos
  • guest speaker presentations
  • work experience
  • individual career planning interviews with the schools career advisor
  • University of New South Whales (UNSW) in-school workshops and campus visits
  • University of Sydney (USYD) in-school workshops and campus visits
  • TAFE taster short courses.
  • vocational qualifications such as Work Healh and Safety (WHS) White Card and Certificate 3 in hospitality through Canterbury.
  • Hurlstone Park RSL Club, Barista, Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) courses).

Initiatives and engagement opportunities

Our school exposes students from as early as Year 7 up until Year 12, to possible career paths that may capture their interest or assist them on the path they have already chosen. Which consists of opportunites such as:

Year 7

  • careers program – job research and employability skills
  • Onwards and Upwards drama performance
  • UNSW in-school workshop
  • learning and transition plan.

Year 8

  • Careers program – Job Research & Employability Skills
  • UNSW in-school workshop
  • UNSW on-campus visit
  • USYD Investig8 program; on-campus visit
  • learning and transition plan.

Year 9

  • Careers Program – Applying for my first casual job, Resume Writing, Interview questions
  • Careers Day – guest speaker presentations
  • Work Experience (for interested students)
  • UNSW on-campus visit
  • TAFE excursion
  • learning and transition plan.

Year 10

  • Career Search Expo at Western Sydney University
  • Careers Day – guest speaker presentations
  • work experience (for interested students)
  • School Based apprenticeships/traineeships
  • Certificate 2 in hospitality through Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL club
  • Subject selection seminar
  • TAFE taster courses
  • USYD Preparation for Senior Study workshops
  • learning and transition plan
  • WHS White card training.

Year 11

  • individual career planning interviews with the schools career advisor
  • Western Sydney Careers Expo
  • Careers Day – guest speaker presentations
  • USYD Thinking Ahead workshop
  • work experience (for interested students)
  • school based apprenticeships/traineeships
  • WHS White card training.

Year 12

  • individual career planning interviews
  • Western Sydney Careers Expo
  • Careers Day – guest speaker presentations
  • volunteering at British United Provident Association (BUPA) nursing home in Ashfield.
  • RSA and RCG qualifications.
  • work experience (for interested students)
  • school based apprenticeships/traineeships
  • WHS White card training.

Canterbury Boys High School careers website subscriptions

Canterbury Boys High School subscribes to the career websites such as WIRLJOBJUMP and MyFuture. To encourage students to do some research in consider their futures.

Please see the schools Careers Adviser, Alexandra Giameos to access these websites as passwords are required. Students can also access the website.