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1 Shenton College WELCOME

2 WELCOME Katie Powers, Year 10 Co-ordinator Stephen Pestana, Head Year 10 and ATP Janet Schofield, Manager of Student Services Suzanne Pendlebury, Associate Principal

3 3 3 Year 10 Parent Night – June 2012 All courses stage 1, 2 & 3; VET Certificate Studies and Endorsed Programs contribute to the achievement of graduation known as the Western Australian Certificate of Education.

4 ENDORSED PROGRAMS Recognise areas of learning not covered by courses. May contribute up to 10 unit equivalents towards WACE breadth and depth requirement. Can reduce the C grade average requirement for WACE. Examples include: oCadets WA operformance in school productions, music & school trips oexaminations in music, speech and drama ouniversity studies oKeys for Life pre-driver education program. Evidence may include a combination of signed attendance records, journals, self evaluation, certificates and validation. See Cathy Sayers or Lyn Johnson (Course & Careers Advisor)

5 Increasing levels of difficulty Stage 3 units o Extend the more capable students Stage 2 o Designed to challenge and extend students Stage 1 o Entry level units Preliminary Stage o Students with special education needs

6 Most Courses General pathway descriptionYear 11Year 12 Typical university oriented pathway 2A/2B3A/3B Typical pathway to further training or employment, but leaving open the option of university 1C/1D2A/2B or 2C/2D Typical pathway to further training and/or employment OR 1A/1B 1C/1D Certificate II

7 7 7 COURSES Stage 1A1B; 1C1D and VET Certificate Courses Pathways include TAFE, Apprenticeship, Traineeship Practical emphasis together with theory in school. Some courses include National VET competencies. Practical emphasis together with theory in school. Some courses include National VET competencies. VET stand alone courses e.g. Cert II Tourism - students can achieve National VET Qualifications, which will make them very competitive for TAFE entry. VET stand alone courses e.g. Cert II Tourism - students can achieve National VET Qualifications, which will make them very competitive for TAFE entry. Some students may have a course which requires them to be out of school one day per week e.g. TAFE or Workplace Learning Some students may have a course which requires them to be out of school one day per week e.g. TAFE or Workplace Learning

8 Vocational Education and Training Demand for young people with well-developed vocational skills remains strong. Students can begin training at school and those who successfully complete all of the requirements will gain a nationally recognised certificate qualification e.g. Certificate II Business. Workplace Learning – demonstrating competencies in a real or simulated work environment. Direct links into post school VET options.

9 Vocational Education and Training Provides credit towards the achievement of WACE. Students can take part in the School Pre-Apprenticeship Program and school-based traineeships which can reduce a post school apprenticeship by 3 months. These VET qualifications together with students course grades will support students to have the competitive edge when seeking TAFE entry and or employment in various Industries.

10 Points Comparison Stage 1 and 2 CourseTitleGradeScoreCourseTitleGradeScore 1AENGEnglishC52AENGEnglishC5.25 1BENGEnglishC52BENGEnglishC5.25 1AMATMathematicsC52AMATMathematicsC5.25 1BMATMathematicsC52BMATMathematicsC5.25 1APESPhysical Educ. St. C52APESPhysical Educ. St. C5.25 1BPESPhysical Educ. St. C52BPESPhysical Educ. St. C5.25 Total30ptsTotal31.5pts

11 Cert IV Sport Development CourseTitleGradeStudent 1 ScoreStudent 2 Score 2AENGEnglishC5.25 2BENGEnglishC5.25 2AMATMathematicsC5.25 2BMATMathematicsC5.25 2APESPhysical Educ. Studies C5.25 2BPESPhysical Educ. Studies C5.25 SIS20310Cert II Sport & Recreation 22Did not complete certificate TOTAL = 53.5pts 31.5pts

12 VET Offerings at Shenton Certificate II Applied Language Studies: Japanese (over Year 11 & 12) Certificate II Business (Year 12) Cert II Computer Aided Design (Visual Art) Certificate II Hospitality (Year 12) Certificate II Digital Media and Technology (Year 12) Certificate II Tourism (Year 12) Certificate II Sport Coaching Stage 1 Materials Design & Technology are also enrolled in Certificate I Furnishing and in Certificate I in Engineering over two years (year 11 & 12).

13 State Training Provider/TAFE Offerings – one day per week These are just some of the offerings at various campuses: Financial ServicesCert III Aviation (Flight Op) Cert IV Applied Fashion Design & Technology over 2 years Cert II Automotive Pre- Apprenticeship Cert II Health Services SupportCert II Electrotechnology Pre - Apprenticeship Cert IV Preparation for Entry into Enrolled Nursing Cert II Engineering Fitter Machinist Pre - Apprenticeship Cert III Business Admin. (Legal)Cert II Construction Carpentry Pre - Apprenticeship Cert III Educ. Support Teacher Assistant Diploma Business including Cert IV over 2 years

14 Combination of Alternative Courses for Students 1. 5 courses in school + Workplace Learning (one day out) courses in school + TAFE (one day out). 3. Career Access Program: 4 courses + WL + TAFE (three days in school & two days out). School Based Traineeship - 2 days in industry, 3 day at school - complete 4 courses, including WPL. School Apprenticeship Link - 2 days in industry, 3 days at school - complete 4 courses, including WPL

15 15 15 Courses Stage 2 (Year 11) and Stage 3 (Year 12) Pathways include University and TAFE entry – Academic rigour. – Five days in school. – Minimum of three study/homework sessions per course each week. – hours of study at home per night. – WACE exams in Stage 2 & 3 are compulsory. – Exams for university entry, 50:50 school and exams. – Scores can be over 5 consecutive years for university entry.

16 Stage 2 Courses Students who wish to use Stage 2 results for university selection will need to have marks in the top quartile of the state-wide distribution in these units. Marks of

17 UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS USING AN ATAR COURSES New From 2010 At least 4 Stage 3 3 Stage 3 At least 1 Stage 2 2 Stage 3 At least 2 Stage 2 1 Stage 3 At least 3 Stage 2 4 or 5 Stage 2 Desirable preparation Less desirable Preparation, but possible Students should do courses they enjoy at the highest stage possible. If considering university, take into account any university prerequisites and the competence in English requirement.

18 Prerequisites Go to TISC website – Link to a university – Information about courses – Check prerequisites See University Admissions guide for more information

19 General pathways advice Typically … University bound students study Stage 2 and Stage 3 Course units over Years 11 & 12. In Year 12 (final year), all or most of the units are studied at Stage 3. Students who are planning on going into TAFE, Training or directly into the workforce, study: - a mixture of VET Certificates; and Stage 1 and Stage 2 units (mainly stage 1); OR - all Stage 1 units in Years 11 & 12.

20 How do I decide? Future Career Choices Education and Training required Pre-requisite or Preferred school courses Choose those courses first and then…..

21 Resources University Admission Guide - Job Guides – TAFE – Apprenticeships – Web Sites – to assist career search: – Myfutre – OZJAC – Career Centre - e.aspx e.aspx Student Services & Library – University Prospectus and STP / TAFE Brochures – Career Pamphlets – Bullseye posters

22 Course Selection Process Students complete a Careers topic in their S&E class. Students have presentations from Learning Areas. Jan Schofield, Terry Foley and Suzanne Pendlebury present to all the students. Parent Night on Monday 18 th June. Parent Report day, Thursday 5 July. Course counselling interviews Term 3, Wk 1 & 2. Course Selection sheets to Mentor teacher by FRIDAY 3 rd AUGUST.

23 English General pathway description YEAR 11YEAR 12 Typical university oriented pathway 2A/2B ENG 2A/2B LIT 3A/3B ENG 3A/3B LIT Typical pathway to TAFE (further training) or employment, but leaving open the option of university 2A/2B ENG 1C/1D ENG 2C/2D ENG Typical pathway to TAFE (further training) or employment 1A/1B ENG1C/1D LIT

24 Mathematics General pathway description YEAR 11 YEAR 12 Double mathematics for university entry to specialist courses such as engineering, physical sciences and mathematics 3A/3B MAT and 3A/3B MAS 3C/3D MAT and 3C/3D MAS Single mathematics for university courses where further mathematics is likely to be needed. Also suitable for preparation for higher level training in technical areas 3A/3B MAT or 2C/2D MAT 3C/3D MAT or 3A/3B MAT Single mathematics for university entry where further mathematics is unlikely to be needed or TAFE, further education and training 2A/2B MAT2C/2D MAT Single mathematics for students to develop general mathematical skills for TAFE, further training or employment 1B/1C MAT 1D/1E MAT 2A/2B MAT

25 Course Pathways COURSE CODE TAFE PATHWAY Yr 11 Yr 12 UNI PATHWAY Yr 11 Yr 12 Outdoor Ed OED 1AOED/1BOED 1COED/1DOED Physical Ed Studies PES 1APES/1BPES Cert II in Sport Coaching 2APES/2BPES 3APES/3BPES Media Production & Analysis MPA 1AMPA/1BMPA 1CMPA/1DMPA 2AMPA/2BMPA 3AMPA/3BMPA

26 Course Selection You are able to select from THREE (3) packages which offer the following: A. An Apprenticeship or Traineeship pathway – complete Package A, the Career Access Program; B. State Training Provider/TAFE pathway – mainly Stage 1 courses and full VET certificates, which give you the competitive edge for TAFE – complete Package B; C. University pathway – mainly Stage 2 or 3 courses in Year 11 – complete Package C.

27 Package A – Career Access Program (CAP) CAP – 3days in school; 2 days outside school. Four (4) compulsory courses: - 1AENG + 1BENG; - 1BMAT + 1CMAT; - 1ABME + 1BBME - 1AWPL + 1BWPL; Industry Focus area (Hospitality or Industrial Arts) TAFE, PAiS, SBT/SBA.

28 Package B – State Training Provider/TAFE Select ONE of ENGLISH and list this as your first course in the Course Selections table: (i) 1AENG + 1BENG; (ii) 1CENG + 1DENG; (iii) 2AENG + 2BENG (if recommended); Select ONE of these VET options, up to 3 max:

29 Package B – State Training Provider/TAFE Year 11 Course or CertFULL Cert delivered in Y12 1AAIT + 1BAIT Applied Information Technology Cert II in Information Digital Media & Technology 1ABME + 1BBME Business Management and Enterprise Cert II in Business OR Cert II in Tourism 1AFSTH + 1BFSTHCert II in Hospitality 1APES/1BPES Phys Ed Studies Cert II in Sport Coaching 1CDEST/1DDEST Design: Technical Graphics Cert II in Computer Aided Design (Visual Arts) Cert II in Applied Language Studies: Jap Cert II in Applied Language Studies: Japanese

30 Package B – State Training Provider/TAFE Select FOUR other courses. - These should be predominantly at Stage 1; OR - These may include more from the above VET pathways (no more than 3 maximum); OR - Another VET option is to select 1A/1B MDT in Yr 11 and 1C/1D MDT in Yr 12. This also delivers a Certificate I in Furnishing & a Certificate I in Engineering over Years 11 and 12. OR You may wish to consider attending TAFE or Work Place Learning one day per week. Tick in the box. - Work Place Learning will be the 6 th course; 1A/1BWPL; - Selection for TAFE courses occurs in Terms Once enrolled at TAFE, a student may drop one of the 6 selected courses. - YOUR COURSES SHOULD TOTAL 6 NOW.

31 Example of Package B Year 11Year 12 1C/1D ENG1C/1D LIT or 2C/2D ENG 2A/2B MAT2C/2D MAT 1A/1B AITCert II Digital Media & Technology 1A/1B MDT1C/1D MDT (+ Cert I Furnishing & Cert II Engineering) 1A/1B ISC1C/1D ISC 1A/1B OED1C/1D OED

32 Package C – University Pathway Select ONE of : - English 2AENG + 2BENG or - Literature 2ALIT + 2BLIT Select FIVE (5) other courses. At least three (3) of these must be at Stage 2 or 3. If one of these courses is 2AMAT + 2BMAT or 1ADAN + 1BDAN, then at least three (3) of the other courses must be at Stage 2 in Year 11. Students will sit external WACE exams end of 2014.

33 Course Recommendations 1 Likely to succeed 2 Likely to succeed with application 3 Not recommended 4 Offered with NO recommendation Inside folder with Semester One Report.

34 ALL Students Select and complete the preferred Package A, B or C. Ensure that you meet the minimum requirements (prerequisites) for each course & follow teachers advice from the RECOMMENDATIONS sheet. Gain a signature of endorsement from the appropriate teacher if the entry on the Recommendations sheet is blank against any one course you have selected. The teacher may decline. Ensure at least one list A and one list B course.

35 Unacceptable Combinations of Courses Biological & Human Biological Sciences; English & Literature; Stage 2 and Stage 3 in same course; Select only from available Mathematics pathways.

36 Will I get what I want? Most students get their six courses. If not, then two courses occur at the same time or the course has been cancelled. Pre-requisites will be enforced. Have a 7 th choice in mind. Re-selection occurs mid Term three.

37 Can I Change? Early is better. THIS YEAR is preferable. Any change in 2013 needs to be done by the end of Week 5, Term One. Restricted choices. some classes may be full choices must fit the timetable You will need to catch up on assessments. 6 courses + weeks missed

38 QUESTION TIME CONCLUSION of EVENING Shenton College website


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