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Global Footprints Scholarship

A Global Footprints Scholarship is a great opportunity to kickstart your career and drive your passion for sustainability. It gives young Australians like you the opportunity to travel the world, learn about sustainability and shape a better future for yourselves and the world. Scholarships are available for Agriculture, Horticulture and many Trades.

PEF National Secondary Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation’s National Secondary Scholarships support two Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students, two refugee students and two students currently experiencing financial hardship that may prevent them from continuing their senior years of education in a public school.

2023 Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships

We provide educational scholarships, mentoring and opportunities for young LGBTIQ+ Australians to realise their full potential and overcome challenges arising from their identity. Scholarships are awarded for fulltime study at public institutions of higher education in Australia, for the purpose of gaining an educational or vocational qualification in any profession, trade or the arts.

How to become a Solar Technician

How to become a Solar Technician

Renewable energy is a booming industry and set to continue growing. As a Solar Technician, you’d be assembling, installing and maintaining solar panels for residential or commercial projects, in accordance with predetermined plans, building codes, and safety restrictions. If you’d like a hands-on job that also comes with some responsibility, you enjoy technical puzzles and …

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Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation’s Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have a physical disability to enable them to reach their academic potential.

SKILL UP for your future with TasTAFE

There’s never been a better time to gain the skills you need for your future. SKILL UP courses enable you quickly upskill, reskill or gain new skills, ready to enter into employment or change careers as Tasmania continues to recover from COVID-19. Courses are fee-free and depending on the course you choose, take a few …

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Plumber Job Spotlight

This Job Spotlight PDF is packed with information on job tasks, required skills, study pathways, and more.

Jobs for people who love puzzles

Jobs for people who love puzzles

Puzzles can be toys, games, or problems that are designed to test your ingenuity. From jigsaw puzzles and computer games, to crosswords and sudoku, there are lots of different ways you could be entertained by a great puzzle. But there’s more to puzzling than just fun. You can learn useful skills (puzzles are often used …

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How to get a White Card in Australia

How to get a White Card in Australia

If you’ve been looking into careers in Construction, even casual jobs you’d like to apply for, the chances are you’ll have seen references to having a White Card or General Construction Induction Card. What is a White Card? A White Card is a license that’s required if you need to enter and/or work on construction sites …

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work experience with council

Work experience with your local Council

Looking for somewhere to do your work experience? A great place to consider is your local Council. Many local Councils have structured work experience programs for high school students, as well as VET and university students looking for placements. They’re definitely worth considering on your work experience search.   Why should I do work experience …

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How to become a Plumber

How to become a Plumber

Plumbers are responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining drains, pipes, gutters, and other equipment relating to the supply of water, drainage, gas, sewerage, ventilation, and more. They can work in a huge variety of environments, from small scale domestic tasks to massive industrial and commercial projects. If you’re fit and a hard worker, want a …

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Northcott Scholarships

Are you a person with disability and are currently studying at TAFE, University or other Registered Training Organisation (RTO)? Are you thinking about embarking on tertiary studies, but are worried about managing the extra costs and logistics? Having a disability is not a barrier to reaching your educational goals. Financial assistance from one our tertiary …

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Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships

Finishing your apprenticeship training can be tough when you’ve experienced hardship. The Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships are there to help.

VU Polytechnic | Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Application Support Sessions

Do you need help applying for a pre-apprenticeship? Attend a session and be guided through your pre-apprenticeship application at VU Polytechnic. The sessions will help you apply for the following pre-apprenticeships: 22338VIC Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship (Carpentry) 22338VIC Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship (Bricklaying) 22569VIC Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship) 22470VIC …

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Aurora Internship Program Indigenous Scholarships

The Internship Program continues to focus on supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and graduates via internships as pathways to jobs in Indigenous organisations and other organisations working in the Indigenous sector.

Curtin | Predicted ATAR Entry

Benefits   If you’re in year 12 or you’ve already graduated with a WACE certificate, you can apply now for first semester 2023. Submit your course preferences via TISC with Curtin as your first preference from Monday 4 April 2022. If you’re currently in year 12 and apply to Curtin now through TISC, we will …

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National Skills Commission – Skills Clusters

Skills clusters show groups of similar specialist tasks. The specialist tasks are designed to describe day-to-day work within an occupation. These tasks are broadly transferable – if you can do one task in the cluster, you can do the others. Skills clusters illustrate a new way of looking at the labour market at a ‘deeper’ …

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VU | VU Guaranteed

Benefits   Our exclusive VU Guaranteed program offers Year 11 and 12 students a guaranteed place at Victoria University (VU) or Victoria University Polytechnic (VU Polytechnic), prior to their final Year 12 exams. Guaranteed place – Feel confident going into your exams, with a VU or VU Polytechnic place. Study guides – Prepare for success …

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Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants

The Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants provide help with costs for textbooks, tools or TAFE/RTO tuition fees. Ten recipients will receive $2,000 each in cash plus a $1,000 tool voucher to help them start or continue with their apprenticeship journey.

How to become an Electrician

How to become an Electrician

Electricians are responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining electrical systems in a variety of settings, including domestic, commercial, and industrial. Electricians can work in a huge number of environments depending on their specialisation. Because you will be working with live electricity, knowledge of safety procedures and equipment is essential. If you like to be physically …

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UWA Fogarty Scholarship Program

The UWA Fogarty Scholarship Program is one of Australia’s premier scholarship programs. It is a joint venture between the Fogarty Foundation and the University of Western Australia investing in the future leaders of our state.

UAC Digital | Construction and Engineering

Thinking of applying for a Construction or Engineering degree? We’ll provide HSC students and their parents with information about: HSC courses that can help you build a good foundation for uni study selection criteria and pathways work placement opportunities career opportunities the UAC application process. And we’ll give answers to the most commonly asked questions!

CCF | Women in Civil Pre-Employment Training Information Session

Looking for a meaningful and well-paid job using new skills? Keen to join the workforce that is building Tasmania’s infrastructure for the future? CCF Tasmania, together with Department of Communities Tasmania, TasTAFE and SERDA are running a pre-employment training program to upskill women to join the civil construction industry. Training will commence in May 2022, …

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Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP)

The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP) supports access to tertiary education for people from regional and remote areas of Australia studying any discipline, from Certificate IV to PhD level with an eligible higher education provider or vocational education and training institution. Scholarship recipients can choose any mode of study – face-to-face or online/by …

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VU Polytechnic | Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Application Support Sessions

Do you need help applying for a pre-apprenticeship? Attend a session and be guided through your pre-apprenticeship application at VU Polytechnic. The sessions will help you apply for the following pre-apprenticeships: 22338VIC Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship (Carpentry) 22338VIC Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship (Bricklaying) 22569VIC Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship) 22470VIC …

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Rosemary Bishop Indigenous Education Scholarship

The Rosemary Bishop Indigenous Education Scholarship is available to any Indigenous child from regional, rural and remote communities and towns throughout Australia who will be entering Year 7 in 2023. Scholarships are limited to two children per family.

Atatürk Scholarship

The Atatürk Scholarship was founded in 2020 by members of the Australian Turkish community to provide financial assistance to Australian students of Turkish ancestry who strive to excel in studies, enhancing peace and friendship between all people and all nations. The Scholarship provides financial assistance to students commencing their first year of tertiary study at …

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UNIQ You Schools

UNIQ You facilitates personalised, informative and safe 30 minute video calls between female students in Grades 9-12 and their educators, with strong, positive female role models working in industries under-represented by women. A variety of leading companies across 10 x STEM and VET industries have been quick to show their support, including but not limited …

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QUT QIC Indigenous Tertiary Scholarship

The QIC Indigenous Tertiary Scholarship is a key component of QIC’s Reconciliation Action Plan’s focus on employment and the talent pipeline. This scholarship is aimed at supporting and enabling Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolling in and continuing their university education.

Deakin Western Chances Scholarships

Deakin, in collaboration with Western Chances, is connecting talented students in Melbourne’s west directly to our scholarships program to support them to complete their tertiary education.

UOW The Edna Campbell Scholarship for Women

This scholarship is to honour the life of Mrs Edna Campbell. The scholarship is to support women who originate from either the Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama or Shoalhaven Local Government Area who are the first in their family to attend University and may be facing disadvantage.

University of Adelaide Access Scholarship

The University of Adelaide will award a number of scholarships for students commencing undergraduate programs in 2022 who have not commenced a post-secondary program of study previously (university or VET).

Brighte Women in Solar Scholarship

The Brighte Women in Solar Scholarship provides an opportunity for the personal and professional development of female trade professionals to further their experience and career development in the renewable energy sector.

UQ Link Scholarship

This scholarship provides assistance to students who have experienced educational disadvantage as a result of financial hardship, who are undertaking tertiary studies for the first time.

Charles Sturt AHO Tertiary Accommodation Grants

Access to affordable accommodation is a significant barrier that impacts on Aboriginal tertiary education rates across New South Wales. The grants will provide eligible Aboriginal students with assistance to source affordable accommodation options.

UC | The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation Program

Benefits   If you’re a First Nations student, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation Program can help you build the communication and study skills you’ll need to undertake a degree at the University of Canberra. The program also provides an alternative entry pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to study at UC if you …

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JCU Access Fund

The JCU Access Fund could be the answer if money problems stand between you and a higher education at James Cook University (JCU). Your financial circumstances are taken into consideration when awarding these scholarships and bursaries.

VU | JYAC Foundations at VU

Benefits   Foundations at VU is a fully funded 13-week course providing you an alternative pathway, if you didn’t meet direct entry requirements, to reach your goal of studying a higher education undergraduate or diploma course. It could be that your study scores were significantly lower than you expected, or that your final year of …

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CDU Equity Award for Full-time Students

To provide financial support to students who may face challenges when completing their studies and to further develop the equitable and inclusive environment at Charles Darwin University.

UniSA | Aboriginal Pathway

Benefits   The Aboriginal Pathway Program is a free, one and a half year program to prepare indigenous students for university study. It is open to all people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and can lead to entry into a university degree at UniSA. It is taught at five locations: Metropolitan Adelaide …

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University of Adelaide Augustus Short Scholarship

Thanks to the generous support of donors, the Augustus Short Scholarships are available to students of high academic merit who come from rural or remote areas, challenging financial circumstances or another disadvantage.

Top 7 Fun Jobs

Top 7 Most Fun Jobs

Despite what you might think, work doesn’t have to be an endless slog. If you do something you love, you’ll never work a day in your life, right? Well, we think there are some jobs out there that just sound way more fun than others. If you want a job that will bring some joy …

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ECU Equity Scholarship

The ECU Equity Scholarships are intended to assist future and current undergraduate students from designated equity groups, with the costs associated with University study. Applications are sought from students from low socio-economic backgrounds, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander’s, people with a disability or ongoing illness, people with significant caring responsibilities and those from rural or …

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Swinburne Nancy Gullo Scholarship

This scholarship is established to support students to complete their education and lift some of the financial burden associated with studying.

2022 FedExcellence Scholarship

At Federation University Australia we know our students thrive in an environment that rewards dedication, ambition and a drive to succeed. If you have an ATAR of 85+, you are eligible to apply!

Flinders Hayley Fehring Rural Scholarship

A generous donation from the Fehring family and Flinders Living has enabled the establishment of the Hayley Fehring Rural Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a rural first year student.

Bendigo Bank Indigenous Scholarship Program

The scholarship program aims to financially support students who identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and have been offered a full-time place at an Australian TAFE or university for the first time in 2022.

Top Online Course Providers

If you’re stuck at home but don’t want to fall behind on your learning, or are just looking for something different than watching Netflix all day, there are heaps of online providers that offer courses and education resources. You can study almost any subject you can think of, and many of them are free as …

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How to become a Drone Operator

How to become a Drone Operator

Drone Operators are people who are qualified and skilled at operating remote controlled drones. They can work in a huge variety of industries, including aviation and transport, the defence force, STEM, arts and recreation, agriculture, and more. Tasks can vary from taking aerial photographs, planting seeds remotely, surveying landscapes, moving equipment, and so much more. …

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alternative pathways

Alternative Pathways

For when things don’t quite go to plan   You’ve spent the last few years studying hard, and have applied to uni. But what happens if offers start rolling out and you miss out? We know it can be disappointing, but it’s important to not give up. There’s always another way to get into the …

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The Gordon | Virtual Information Sessions

Register for a virtual information session to find out more about your course, industry demand, Free TAFE, JobTrainer and the great support services available at The Gordon.

microcredentials

What are Microcredentials?

Bite-sized learning   We know that in the future of work, our transferable skills will be more important than ever. Gone are the days of getting one qualification and being done. Today, jobs are constantly evolving, and so our knowledge and skills need to as well. The popularity of microcredentials has exploded over the last …

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Future Options

What are my future options?

After you finish school, there’s a whole wide world of options out there for you. Maybe you want to study. Maybe you want to work. Maybe you want to travel. But how do you know what the right choice is for you? Well, you’ve got lots of options. And if one pathway doesn’t quite fit, …

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Upskill at School

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 …

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Industry growth

Industry growth and how it affects your plans

We have a range of different industries in Australia, and they’re all different – while some industries focus on caring for our health, for example, others construct our homes, or keep us entertained. Each industry employees a different number of people; the largest industry, Health Care and Social Assistance employs almost 1.9 million people, which …

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Budget Promotions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sponsorship Award

BudgetPromotion.com.au invites applications from people of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background for our new annual sponsorship award. This annual sponsorship will be awarded to someone who can demonstrate that the further education they are gaining will advance their community.

Real success stories

Have you been considering the pathways to your dream career lately? If you have, it might help to read stories of people who have been there before you. This is where the Australian VET Alumni Program comes in. You can search through the stories of hundreds of students who have successfully gained a qualification, and …

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VU Polytechnic | Trades Webinar

Join our trades webinar to find out more about studying a trade at VU Polytechnic. The webinar will cover: benefits of starting a career in trades study areas (engineering, electrotechnology, hospitality, cookery, plumbing, sign writing, construction and building industries) pathways duration employment opportunities industry partnerships how to start an apprenticeship and apply for your course. …

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Swinburne Kath Watson Scholarship for Women

The Kath Watson Foundation was established to support female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake and/or continue tertiary education and to achieve their full academic potential by reducing the need to work outside of study.

Gallipoli Scholarship

The Gallipoli Scholarships provide financial assistance to the most deserving and meritorious Australian applicants, commencing their first year of tertiary study at a University or TAFE at Degree, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level, in the year of application, as well as two specific Scholarships for second and third year Gallipoli Scholars.

Swinburne | UniLink Diplomas

Benefits   Associate degrees and UniLink diplomas can help you if your ATAR is just below the score you need for direct entry to your preferred course.   Eligibility   If you would like to study TAFE at Swinburne, you’ll need to complete these requirements: A pre-training review (PTR) — you’ll need to complete a series …

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How to get to your dream job

You’ve been thinking about your dream career. You know exactly what you want to do. But there’s one problem – how do you get there? It would be nice if you could just wake up one day and magically have your dream job. Unfortunately, you’ll need to put in some work first. So just how …

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