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Parkes High School. Tonights Program Work Experience Procedures: Guest Speakers: NorthParkes Mines, Manager of Environment/Safety/Farms, Larry Jaudon.

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2 Tonights Program Work Experience Procedures: Guest Speakers: NorthParkes Mines, Manager of Environment/Safety/Farms, Larry Jaudon Industry Links Officer, Terry Job. Presenters: Western Institute, TAFE Parkes Campus: Jenny Kingham, Susuan Hitchings Skillset, Emma Curtis Charles Sturt University; Rebecca Morgan Verto, Job Services, Ian Dingwell, Kodie Keed Australian Business Apprenticeships Centre Troy Kelly. Parkes Study Co-Ordinator; Lisa Conti-Phillips, Shelley Buckle Shire Librarian. Year Adviser, Mrs Aleta Pay

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4 SCHOOL-TO-WORK Career Plan example

5 Work Experience Handbook Introduction to Students Letter to Parents How to Apply Checklist of Procedures Conditions & Regulations Choosing a Job Employer Evaluation Student Guidelines Helpful Hints for Success Careers Handbook 2013 Expectations Work Experience Checklist Writing a Job Application Introductory Letter Preparing Your Resume Personal Statement Important Tips Students/Parents Comments

6 Introduction to Students, Parents & Caregivers All Year 10 students will participate in work experience for one week. Three weeks have been allocated to work experience throughout the year. Students select their work experience dates. Applications are submitted in accordance with the handbook guidelines.

7 Benefits of the Work Experience Program Employers data 2013 Year 10 Report Work Experience Certificate Completed Resume/Portfolio Valuable knowledge of the skills required to find employment Deeper awareness of students strengths and abilities

8 When is Work Experience? Term 2 Week 8:17 th to 21 st June 2013 Term 3 Week 5:12 th to 16 th August 2013 Term 4 Week 6:11 th to 15 th November 2013 Closing Dates for Applications In Parkes:5 weeks before Outside Parkes:8 weeks before

9 How to Apply? A list of possible work placements will be on the notice board in the Careers Classroom (B9). (Employers data 2013)Employers data 2013 To apply you must submit a completed Portfolio to Mr Duncan containing: –Introductory Letter ExampleIntroductory Letter Example –Resume ExampleResume Example –Personal Statement ExamplePersonal Statement Example –Two personal references –Other supporting documents eg, certificates, reports. NB: DO NOT approach employers yourself – all communications MUST BE made through Mr Duncan.

10 Choosing an Occupation Use the Careers resources in B9 Speak to your Careers Adviser, Mr Duncan Ask your family and friends Use ( Log In: student, password : mhs2013)http://www.mhscareers.com/ Visit to research occupationshttp://www.myfuture.edu.au/

11 Student Insurance Cover The Department of School Education has arranged a Personal Accident Insurance Policy with the GIO providing a cover for students on work experience.

12 Prohibited & Restricted Activities The following activities are specifically prohibited: –Travel by helicopter –Air travel on unrecognised airlines –Travel outside the 12 mile limit at sea –Scuba diving and deep sea diving –Attendance at abattiors –Use of prescribed and dangerous machinery. –Working on roofs Other work experience activities may also be considered unsuitable due to geographic location, operation of dangerous machinery, unsuitable hours of employment, inability to be adequately supervised by school staff.

13 Reporting Accidents Any accident should be reported to the school immediately. A full report of the accident should be obtained from the student, employer and any witnesses. All reports should be signed, dated and forwarded to the school as soon as possible.

14 Destination Reports Destination 2013 Destination 2012 Destination 2011 Destination 2010 Destination 2009

15 Year 12 Students who left PHS 2012: PHS –Year 12 Destination Report 2013

16 PHOTO GALLERY: Work Experience 2012 Work Experience 2011

17 When All Else Fails! Go to the Parkes High School Web Page h.schools.nsw.edu.au/home Click on the Careers Icon h.schools.nsw.edu.au/faculties/careers


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