You don’t need to wait until you’re finished school to get a head-start on your skill building. There are heaps of courses and qualifications out there you can do alongside your school work.
Why should I do one?
Having some skills and qualifications under your belt before you leave school can help you get a foot in the door for jobs. They’ll look great on your resume.
Plus, they can help you get a taste of a potential future career. Think try before you buy.
What courses can I do?
There are lots of courses and qualifications available out there. Most of the time you don’t need any pre-requisites to apply, just a willingness to learn.
Here are some you might find useful:
- First Aid
- Responsible Service of Alcohol (note in some States you will need to be 18 to do this course)
- Food Safety
- Driver’s License (you usually need to be a minimum of 16 years old)
- Working With Children
- White Card
- Surf Live Saving
- Diving Courses