Careers, Transitions and VET

Students making a wooden cheese board at the SALT stall at the 2017 CareersXpo

The Directorate supports all students in ACT public schools through the stages of schooling and beyond to further education, training and/or employment. This includes:

In addition, the Careers, Transitions and VET section:

  • Supports teachers who wish to gain career qualifications;
  • Provides professional learning opportunities to ensure that career practitioners meet the Professional Standards for Australian Career Practitioners;
  • Coordinates the annual Deanne Reynolds Career Development Award;
  • Coordinates the ACT Career Advisors' Mentoring Program for beginning school career practitioners; Three students at the 2016 CareersXpo
  • Administers Exemption Certificate applications for young people who wish to undertake work-related training and have not completed year 10;
  • Administers Approval Statement applications for young people under the age of 17 who wish to follow a training path other than formal schooling post Year 10;
  • Distributes the Directions newsletter each term to all stakeholders involved in and supporting career education and VET in ACT public schools.

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