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J J Cahill Memorial High School

J J Cahill Memorial High School

Honour - Excellence - Responsibility - Opportunity

Telephone02 9669 5118


Career Counseling

The school facilitates students career development by providing a range of structured opportunities for students to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours required to access career, education and training opportunities. 

Students are supported to self-access a range of careers resources and tools found below which enable them to actively engage in career exploration, planning, and management to ensure they gain direction and ownership of their future lives.

Students' career development is fostered through a range of activities including:

  • careers education classes 
  • careers excursions and expos
  • individual careers counselling
  • integrated career learning across the school
  • structured workplace learning 

Supporting and Assisting Career Development

Anyone wishing to support students career development can visit the myfuture assist others page 

Parents and carers are encouraged to talk to their child about their career journey in a supportive manner.  Helpful information on how to do this can be found at the myfuture assist your child page

Influences on Career Choices

The Adventures of You - Part 1

The Adventures of You - Part 3

The Adventures of You - Part 2

If Money Was No Object

Visit the myfuture website and use these myfuture Registration Instructions (PDF 94KB) to register.

Visit the Year 13 website and use these Year 13 Registration Instructions (PDF 123KB) and video to register.

Visit the JobJump website and use these JobJump Registration Instructions (PDF 115KB) and video to register.

Career Exploration, Further Education & Training Resources

In addition to the main resources above, these additional supportive resources have been selected to be the most reliable and helpful for students, parents and carers to help make informed career choices.

Workplace Learning

The school supports workplace learning where students gain practical experience and learn more about career choices. 

Workplace learning includes work experience for students who are at least 14, as well as work placement for students studying Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses.

Workplace learning provides opportunities for students to:

  • explore first-hand the world of work
  • gain job-ready skills and knowledge
  • practice general and industry-specific skills
  • identify career options and pathways
  • be inspired about new work opportunities.

Explore more about Workplace Learning

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

The school supports students undertaking Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses delivered at the school, and externally through TAFE-delivered VET (TVET) 

The school also supports students who wish to undertake School-Based Apprenticeships and Trainineeships (SBATs)