Career Handouts

What are they?

Career Handouts is a series of career information fact sheets designed for career counsellors, guidance officers and career support people working with students and parents.

What’s their value?

The handouts provide students and parents with information supporting their research. Students and parents often leave a career conversations feeling confident however, when they commence their research and decision making they are missing the detail. The handouts provide a summary of key issues on topics frequently discussed during career conversations.

What topics do the handouts cover?

  • 10 Transition tips for Year 12 students
  • Adjustment factors for tertiary entry - Year 10
  • Adjustment factors for tertiary entry - Year 11 and 12
  • Applying for Tertiary Scholarships
  • Apprenticeships and Traineeships
  • ATAR - How does it work?
  • Australian Defence Force
  • Dentistry
  • Helping Your Child With Career Decisions
  • How To Make Career Decisions
  • Ideas for Job Seekers
  • Options After Year 2
  • Parents/Carers Talking With Young People
  • Pathways to Medicine
  • Qualifications, Tertiary Providers and Paying Your Fees
  • Queensland Tertiary Open Days and Career Expos
  • Resume Tips for Young People
  • Studying a University Course (subject) at University In Year 11 or 12
  • TAFE Queensland courses
  • Taking A Gap Year
  • Teachers Talking Careers
  • Tertiary Study Overseas
  • The myfuture Website - A student worksheet
  • Time Management - Getting Work in on Time
  • Using the Internet to Explore Careers
  • What To Consider When Choosing Subjects for Years 11 and 12

Are they current?

All handouts are current at publication and are updated annually ensuring information and links are current and active.

How would I receive the Options Career Information handouts?

  • Download them from our website using your membership user name and password
  • They come in PDF format

How can I distribute the Options Career Information Handouts?

  • Email directly to your students, parents and staff
  • Upload to your intranet/school student and/or parent portal (permission is not given to upload to your public website due to copyright)
  • Print and provide at career session