Featured Resources

Career Resources for Teachers & Practitioner

The following career education resources are designed to support educators, parents and students and their learning communities during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Transition resources are available on this page.

Inner Northern LLEN

School Leavers Guide

Information about further education, training options, apprenticeships, traineeships, resume and interview tips and links to local services.

Inner Northern LLEN

Pathways Guide

Alternative pathway information about further education, training options, apprenticeships, traineeships, resume and interview tips and links to local services.

 

 

 

Career Exploration

 

Work Readiness

 

Guides & Reports

 

Pathways

Video Resources 

Industry Speaker Bank - Career Exploration Series

Career Exploration Series showcases a range of local emerging industry sectors, what it’s like to work in a variety of different workplaces that will aim to open students’ eyes to a world of job options.

Catch up on Series One

Foundation for Young Australians

How I Got The Job

Profiles a range of different career journeys

  • The Chef
  • The Nurse
  • The Web Developer
  • More...

 

Skills Road

Want a career in… Video Series

Insight into what it's like to work in a range of different industries (Hospitality, Hair Dressing, Aged Care, Automotive and more)

Other useful video resources 

Skillsroad Real Career Stories https://youtu.be/XaS2mYnZ0y0

Foundation for Young Australians

Educating Young Workers Series

6 Episode series explores young workers rights in the workplace

 

Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Get Vet in the VCE and VCAL

Information for young people considering a VET pathway.

See VCE and VCAL students across Victoria exploring their passion through VET, developing workplace skills and knowledge and creating flexible pathways towards future education and employment.

 

Inner Northern LLEN

My First Job Series

My First Job video series contains 16 short, sharp videos showcasing how local employees started out in their careers and give young jobseekers plenty of advice on forging their careers.

 

 

Career Resources 

The following online career resources are designed to help students navigate career planning; work readiness tips & tools; careers advice; self-assess skills and explore career opportunities from a range of different industries.

Skills Road

skillsroad.com.au

  • Career planning for young people, parents and teachers
  • Work readiness information
  • Industry videos
  • 360 virtual work places (5 major
    industries)
  • Resources for parents.

My Future

Career Exploration at Home

Career education resources  designed to support educators, parents and students and their learning communities.

More myfuture Resources

www.Myfuture.edu.au

  • Discover your strengths to help make the right career decisions
  • Career exploration resources
  • Case studies and good news stories

Job Jumpstart

www.Jobjumpstart.gov.au

Tips and ideas about jobs and careers

  • Resume quizzes
  • Build a Resume
  • Job searching and work readiness information
  • Resources for career practitioners and parents

Job Outlook

Joboutlook.gov.au

Guide to Australian careers

  • Career quiz - Discover careers that match your work style.
  • Skills Match - Get ideas for new jobs that use your skills.
  • Career exploration tools

Career One

Career Advice

Tips on writing resumes, cover letters and job interviews

Youth Central

youthcentral.vic.gov.au/jobs-and-careers/career-profiles

Profiles a range of different career journeys

Inner Northern LLEN

Real Industry Job Interviews Teacher Resource

Work readiness lesson plans for developing job search, resume
writing and interviewing skills.

 

 

 

 

Industry Engagement 

Inner Northern LLEN

Industry Speaker Bank

Industry Speaker Bank recruits local industry and vocational experts who are available to give inspiring online presentations to students.

Inner Northern LLEN

Jobs for Youth Talent Community

This job searching platform is designed for young people living in Melbourne’s inner north, and has a focus on entry level jobs for young people.

 

 

Guides & Reports

Inner Northern LLEN - Joining The Dots 

Preparing for Secondary School: A Guide for Parents 2018 (Yarra, Moreland & Darebin)

This guide has been developed to help guide parents/families through the process of selecting a secondary school, applying, enrolling and supporting learning at home.

Inner Northern LLEN 

Secondary Students and Employer Engagement Report

The research investigated the nature and extent of student engagement in part-time employment, work experience, and Structured Workplace Learning in the region.

 

 

Pathways

Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Get Vet in the VCE and VCAL

Information for young people considering a VET pathway.

See VCE and VCAL students across Victoria exploring their passion through VET, developing workplace skills and knowledge and creating flexible pathways towards future education and employment.

Department of Education

SBAT Guide

A guide to establish and deliver School Based Apprenticeships And Traineeships (SBATs) in Victoria.

 

 

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways

aapathways.com.au

The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service - information for people considering career options, employers looking at recruitment and those providing support and advice.

  • Job Pathway tool
  • Information on apprenticeships.

 

 

 

Other Resources for educators

A Job Well Done - Teacher Resources
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development resources that prepare students for work experience by exposing them to activities and issues relating to the ‘world of work’. Visit website

Career Education Association of Victoria
The CEAV is the Victorian peak body for secondary school career practitioners, work experience coordinators, VET coordinators and MIPS coordinators. Visit the CEAV website

Careers and Transition Resource Kit
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development lesson plans and supporting resources designed to assist career educators to deliver quality programs for students. Visit website

Educator Labs
Educator Labs is a volunteer based organisation that conducts free research for educators. Looking for a specific resource or lesson plan? Visit the Request a Resource page and the team will try to find the right materials for you. Visit website

Family-School & Community Partnerships Bureau
The Family- School & Community Partnerships Bureau supports Australian schools, families and communities build collaborative relationships. Visit website

Our Local World of Work
Our Local World of Work is an investigative activity designed for teachers of senior secondary school students, connecting students with business leaders to  develop knowledge of the local business community and create relationships.
Teacher Resource (Download PDF, 744KB)
Student handbook (Download PDF, 1.2MB)
Face to Face guide (Download PDF, 869KB)

Victorian Careers Curriculum Framework
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development framework is designed to provide a scaffold for educators  to develop a localised and customised quality career development program for young people in schools, VET providers and the Learn Local adult community education sector. Visit website

For more Transition Resources follow this link


Resources for Business and Industry

Jobs for Youth Talent Community/Jobs Board
Jobs For Youth is a job searching portal designed to connect young people in Darebin, Moreland and Yarra with local entry-level opportunities. Employer advertising on the portal is free, so it’s a great way to tap into the local talent pool. Visit the Jobs for Youth Talent Community

AGA Apprenticeships Plus
AGA works with a wide range of industry, school, government, TAFE and community partners to provide quality training and employment outcomes for young people. Visit website

Australian Apprenticeships
Information regarding Australian Apprenticeships. Visit website

Department of Education and Training 
Information about apprenticeships, including training and incentives, and other ways education and training can help develop your workforce. Visit website

Fair Work Ombudsman
An employer's guide to employing young workers Visit website


Resources for young people and those supporting them

Education & Training

View the resources and links below to find information about finishing VCE, taking on apprenticeships or traineeships, and explore further education and training options. (listed alphabetically)

  • Apprenticeships and Traineeships - Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
    Find information on how to apply for apprenticeship and traineeships, training types and industries, wages and financial assistance. Visit website
  • Australian Apprenticeships
    View facts about apprenticeships and how to apply, and find Australian Apprenticeships Centres. Visit website
  • Australian Apprenticeships Pathways
    Find information about apprenticeships and traineeship, career resources and workplace guides. Visit website
  • Victorian Skills Gateway
    Victorian Skills Gateway gives you the option to search for courses by occupation, study area, course or provider. Visit website
  • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
    Learning resources to help with homework while you're in primary and secondary school and information on VCE studies and careers advice to prepare you for the next steps.  Visit website
  • 2017 Inner Northern Pathways Guide
    Information on further education, training and employment program opportunities located in the Inner North region of Melbourne. Download PDF (PDF, 21 MB)
  • Koorie Deadly Pathways Guide
    Pathway information on the many career and education opportunities that are available specifically to Koorie young people. Download PDF (PDF, 19 MB)
  • Learn Local
    Find your nearest Learn Local for education and training programs to help gain qualifications, improve reading, writing and maths, help get a job or to simply learn something new. Visit website
  • Northern Melbourne VET Cluster booklet
    This Handbook outlines how the Northern Melbourne VET Cluster (NMVC) can provide an extensive selection of VET programs. Download PDF (PDF, 1.8 MB)
  • SBAT Guide
    Learn about School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships, find out how you can get involved in SBATs, and assess your industry options and resulting career opportunities. Download PDF (PDF, 14.4 MB)
  • School Leavers Guide
    The School Leavers Guide provides advice on how to get started on the next steps after leaving school. View PDF
  • Youth Central
    Information on VCE, alternative options to completing Year 11 and 12, Universities, TAFE’s, training options, courses, how to financial support yourself while training, and studying tips. Visit website
  • Study Overseas
    Find information about studying overseas, planning to study overseas and information about scholarships, grants and student loans. Visit website
  • Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
    Search and apply for tertiary courses, scholarships and special entry access schemes at university, TAFE and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria Visit website
  • VOCEDplus
    VOCEDplus is a free research database for tertiary education, with information related to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion. Visit website
  • Where to Now?
    Guide for students in their last two years of secondary school, containing information about the VCE and VCE VET studies, the VCAL and school-based apprenticeships and traineeships. Visit website

 

Getting a Job

View the resources and links below to find job searching portals, job searching tips and career planning advice.

  • Jobs For Youth
    Jobs For Youth is a job searching portal designed to connect young people in Darebin, Moreland and Yarra with local entry-level opportunities. Visit website
  • aLife
    Real life examples of careers with a simple, video based starting point for all viewers connecting outwards to dozens of websites and tons of information. Visit website
  • Career Trends
    Victorian government factsheets showing industry trends, training, job opportunities and skills that are in demand. Visit website
  • Learn Local
    Find your nearest Learn Local for education and training programs to help gain qualifications, improve reading, writing and maths, help get a job or simply learn something new. Visit website
  • My Future
    Find out about different jobs and careers, how to search for jobs, application process, resume writing and more tools. Visit website
  • New Enterprise Incentive Scheme
    If you are an eligible job seeker and are interested in starting and running a small business, you may be able to access assistance through the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS). Visit website
  • School Leavers Guide
    The School Leavers Guide provides advice on how to get started on the next steps after leaving school. View PDF
  •  Youth Central
    Find a range of information here including Job seeker toolkit, planning your career, information about jobs, your rights, job interviews, writing your resume and more. Visit website

 

Get Help with Support Services

Check out the links below to find local services that can help you with legal, financial, health, mental health and well being support.

Culturally & Linguistically Diverse
Disability Resources
Indigenous Resources

Darebin City Council

Aboriginal Affairs
View Darebin’s Aboriginal Action plan, and find information about Aboriginal events and advisory committee.
Visit website

visit websiteMoreland City Council

Indigenous History of Moreland
Read about the Wurendjeri people, the original landscape, access information about Aboriginal sites in Moreland and download Pre-Contact Aboriginal Heritage studies.
Visit website

visit websiteCity of Yarra

The Aboriginal History of Yarra
Read about the Wurendjeri people, are explore the relationships between the Traditional Owners and Settlers through the early years of Melbourne’s establishment.
Visit website

visit websiteBalert Boorron: The Victorian Plan for Aboriginal Children and Young People

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
View Baleert Boorron, the consolidated 2010- 2020 plan of Victorian Aboriginal communities and the Victorian Government to ensure that Aboriginal children have the best start in life, are able to succeed in school, and grow into capable, active adults.
Visit website

visit websiteBert Williams Centre

Victoria Aboriginal Community Services Association
The Bert Willams Aboriginal Youth Services (BWAYS) deliver proactive and preventative services to Koorie youth who reside and / or visit the North and West Metropolitan Region (NWMR).
Visit website

Deadly PathwaysKoorie Deadly Pathways Guide

The Koorie Education and Pathways Guide aims to provide pathway information on the many career opportunities that are available specifically to Koorie young people. The guide also includes information on a number of education programs, apprenticeship and trainee opportunities, scholarships and support services.
Koorie Deadly Pathways Guide (PDF, 19MB)

visit websiteKoorie Mail

National indigenous newspaper, Aboriginal owned, reporting on the issues that matter to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Visit website

visit websiteVictoria Aboriginal Community Services Association

VACSAL are an Aboriginal community service organisation who advocate for the needs of individuals, families and communities, offer services, and training and employment opportunities.
Visit website

visit websiteVictorian Aboriginal Education Association

VAEAI provides advice on Koorie education issues, monitor education trends and advocate for the needs of community.
Visit website

visit website
Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service

The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Co-operative Limited provides legal advice and representation for the Koorie community.
Visit website

visit websiteVictorian Indigenous Youth Advisory Council

VIYAC is the Koorie Youth Council, a Victorian network of volunteer Indigenous young people between 12 and 25 years who express their voice in government decisions.
Visit website

Parents & Families

Preparing for Secondary School: A Guide for Parents 2017 (Yarra Region) Supporting parents with their child's transition from Primary to Secondary school

The guide includes tips and advice for parents, as well as a detailed listing of all the secondary schools in the City of Yarra.

Arabic version - Download the PDF
Chinese version - Download the PDF
Somalian version - Download the PDF
Vietnamese version - Download the PDF

 

 

For more Transition Resources - including transition videoes - follow this link

 

 

 

 

  • Any Questions?
    Video resources produced by the Frankston Mornington Peninsula LLEN
    Any Questions
    is a resource for parents and secondary school aged young people, with guidance to ask questions of their local 'experts' i.e. VCAL coordinators, career teachers etc at their school.
    Anymore Questions has information about options outside of school - either as a whole program or in conjunction with school. Visit website
  • Parents Victoria
    Parents Victoria is an organisation representing the interests of parents in state government schools. Visit website
  • Planning a Career with Your Child
    Department of Education and Early Childhood Development information and resources to help you have career conversations with your child, and help plan their career pathways. Visit website
  • Safe Schools Hub Resources for Parents
  • Your Child's Career - How You Can Help
    The LEAP Program aims to demystify the links between school, university and professional careers. Visit website

INLLEN research

The ‘Lost in Translation’ Koorie Services Mapping Project report
The project had a focus on the Northern region of Melbourne and aimed to map Koorie Transition programs, collect and analyse the data, consult with key stakeholders and develop recommendations. Download (PDF, 6.77 KB)

Environmental Scan 2014
INLLEN Environmental Scans provide an insight into issues affecting young people across Darebin, Moreland and Yarra. Download (PDF, 3.1 MB)