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Welcome to the Southern Catholic College Careers Expo 2024!

Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery as we bring together a diverse array of businesses from various industries, all under one roof at MAC02 in Hobart.

Whether you're passionate about technology, healthcare, hospitality, or any other field, this expo is your chance to delve into the world of work and gain invaluable insights directly from professionals. From interactive exhibits to engaging with industry expoerts, this event is designed to help you chart your course for the future.

Your college careers advisors will be available to support you in the lead-up to the expo and on the day, providing guidance and assistance as you navigate through the multitude of opportunities.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to ignite your passion and unlock endless possibilities! Make sure to bring your 'passport', allowing you to plan your day and make the most out of the expo. And remember, you'll have the opportunity to speak with industry experts firsthand, so come prepared with your questions and curiosity!

Want to learn more? Check out this video to see what happened at the 2023 Expo and scroll down to learn more about the organisations apprearing at the 2024 Expo!

Attention parents and families!

Join us for an enriching experience at the Southern Catholic College Careers Expo 2024.

We invite you to accompany your child on a journey of exploration into the vast landscape of career opportunities. Discover firsthand the wealth of resources available to support your child's aspirations and future endeavours. Families are welcome to attend the Expo from 3:15 pm until 5:00 pm.

Take advantage of this unique chance to engage with industry professionals, gain valuable insights, and gather essential information to guide your child's educational and career decisions. Together, let's empower our students to navigate their path towards success.

Mark your calendars for 23 May 2024, at MAC02 in Hobart – see you there!

Thank you to our sponsors

We are very grateful to have the support of the following Catholic organisations and colleges as part of the 2024 Careers Expo. 

Catholic Education Tasmania

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Catholic Education Tasmania operates 38 schools and colleges across Tasmania, offering students from all backgrounds a quality education enriched by our Catholic faith.

Catholic schools reflect and celebrate the diversity of contemporary Tasmania and Australia. They make a substantial contribution to society and to the Catholic Church in Australia and particularly in Tasmania.

 

Tasmanian Catholic Schools Parents Council

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The TCSPC mission is for the Council is a collaborative and representative organisation dedicated to promoting and supporting accessible, quality education for all children in Catholic school Communities by:

  • sharing responsibility for learning and living gospel values.
  • assisting our school communities to identify, provide and maintain the human, material and capital resources necessary for the effective and efficient delivery of Catholic education.
  • building an environment where parents can be empowered to take an active role as the primary educators of their children.
  • actively encouraging our school communities to reach out with love, respect and tolerance through balancing the needs and expectations of all.

Visit the TCSPC website

Guilford Young College

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Guilford Young College is Tasmania’s only Catholic co-educational senior-secondary college. We are in Southern Tasmania, across two campuses and we provide our students with a supportive, faith-filled and inclusive learning environment. The College offers over 100 courses, ranging from TASC level 1 to level 4, university courses to a suite of Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses. Our students are encouraged to participate in our extensive co-curricular offerings. Enrolments are open for students commencing in 2025.

Visit the Guilford Young College website

 

Check back as we update our sponsors list!

Meet the exhibitors

AFL SportsReady

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AFL SportsReady is a not-for-profit company dedicated to helping young Australians develop careers through traineeships, cadetships, direct employment and educational opportunities.

Visit the AFL SportsReady website

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Defence Force

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Looking for a career that’s a rich and rewarding blend of career and lifestyle opportunities, filled with fulfilling work, job security and many benefits? Now’s the time to apply for a career in the Australian Defence Force.

The Australian Defence Force is a modern, people-focused organisation and one of Australia’s major employers. With over 200 roles on offer, there’s a wide range of specialist military positions, support roles, trades and professions to choose from. Learn more about roles ranging from engineering to communications, IT and intelligence available in the Navy, Army and Air Force.

Visit the Australian Defence Force website

 

BODYSYSTEM

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BODYSYSTEM was founded by Kellie Wilkie in 2001 with Fiona Hamilton joining the leadership team in 2014. Since that time the core value of maintaining a healthy and happy team has remained unchanged, which Kellie and Fiona both believe will deliver the highest quality services to our clients and referrers. 

Our physiotherapists and exercise physiologists complete thorough assessments and develop individualized treatment plans which lead to self-management. This may include a combination of manual therapy, education and exercise. As part of our comprehensive approach, we have developed several small group physiotherapy and exercise physiology programs held at our Rehab Studio, that target specific rehabilitation aims. Our casting and bracing service is provided by specially trained physiotherapists.

Visit the BODYSYSTEM website

 

CatholicCare Tasmania

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CatholicCare Tasmania deliver a broad range of community services across the State.

We help individuals and families, regardless of their circumstances or background, to navigate life’s challenges.

Our staff respect the unique circumstances of each person we work alongside to deliver personalised services that uphold the dignity of every individual.

You can find us online at CatholicCareTas.org.au or contact us on 1800 819 447.

 

 

 

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

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Did you know that becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA) is a solid way for traditional accountants to gain that professional edge crucial in today’s fast-paced world? They take additional studies to gain the globally recognised CA designation, earned through the CA Program to boost their careers towards an epic professional future.

CAs are known as Difference Makers. The depth and breadth of their expertise help them to see the bigger picture and navigate towards the best course of action. They are visionary leaders who create successful stories, their ability to make epic things happen comes from their consistent pursuit of excellence.

Visit the CAANZ website

 

 

 

CSIRO

As Australia's national science agency, CSIRO is solving the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. We collaborate with industry, government, universities and research organisations to turn big ideas into disruptive solutions. We use collaborative research to turn science into solutions for food security and quality; clean energy and resources; health and wellbeing; resilient and valuable environments; innovative industries; and a secure Australia and region.

Visit the CSIRO website

FIT College

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FIT College was formed with one simple goal: to graduate quality Personal Trainers and Gym Instructors ready to start a career in fitness working in any fitness industry environment.

Since our inception, we have worked tirelessly to provide high quality fitness courses (including Personal Trainer courses and Gym Instructor courses), accompanied by practical and varied learning materials, and a broad range of interesting and helpful study resources. For the highest quality personal trainer courses and other fitness courses available, contact our fitness Career Advisers.

More knowledge. More practical experience. More fun. More time to develop your skills to become a Personal Trainer or Gym Instructor. FIT College will do our very best to help you start, or further, your career in fitness.

Visit the FIT College website

 

Hobart Airport

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Hobart Airport is the major aviation gateway to Tasmania, with over 60% of travellers passing through the terminal each year. The airport provides significant economic and social benefits to Tasmania by providing services to airlines, moving passengers, and transporting cargo.

The airport precinct is a hub for hundreds of staff across a vast range of jobs and career paths; from airline operations, engineering, food and beverage, ground transport through to capital works, development and business strategy.

Right now, the Hobart Airport Upgrade is underway. We’re investing $200 million to double the size of the terminal, making tomorrow’s Tasmania possible.

Visit the Hobart Airport website and learn more about the Airport upgrade

 

 

 

Lady Gowrie Tasmania

Lady Gowrie Tasmania has a simple position statement  – ‘Children First’ – and is committed to providing the highest quality education and care for children to give them the best start in life. We work in partnerships with families, early to middle childhood professionals and the broader community to ensure children are happy, healthy and develop a love of learning.

Visit the Lady Gowrie website

 

Mas National

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Mas National is an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider, and as such exists to create and support workforce employment, development and growth opportunities for individuals, employers and communities. At Mas, the Careers team work with individuals to offer government-funded career support services to help open up employment opportunities in the industries that interest them.

Visit the Mas National website

 

Microsoft

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Microsoft Corporation, headquartered in Redmond, Washington, is an American multinational technology company that has been a key player in the computer industry since its founding in 1975. Their best-known software products include the Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft 365 suite of productivity applications, and the Edge web browser1.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. This mission reflects their commitment to using technology to create positive impact and provide tools that enhance productivity and innovation. Whether through their software solutions, sustainability efforts, or advancements in artificial intelligence, Microsoft continues to shape the digital landscape and drive progress worldwide.

Visit the Microsoft website

 

Par Avion

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Par Avion Flight Training in Hobart, Tasmania, offers comprehensive aviation instruction amidst the stunning backdrop of Australia's southernmost state. Boasting a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, the RTO provides a diverse range of courses tailored to aspiring pilots' needs.

From introductory programs to advanced flight training, students benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and expert instructors dedicated to nurturing their skills. With a focus on safety, professionalism, and proficiency, Par Avion Flight Training equips graduates with the expertise and confidence to navigate the skies proficiently. Nestled in Tasmania's picturesque landscapes, it offers a unique and enriching environment for aviation enthusiasts to pursue their dreams.

Visit the Par Avion website

Pharmacy Guild of Australia

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Formed in 1927, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia (the Guild) is a peak national employer organisation, which represents Australia’s community pharmacies.

The core role of the Guild is to represent the interests of Members in industrial matters in the Fair Work Commission and state jurisdictions as well as providing local member support and advice regarding workplace relations matters.

There are over 5,800 community pharmacies equitably distributed around Australia.

Community pharmacies are the most frequently accessed and most accessible health destination in Australia, with over 462 million individual patient visits annually.

Australia’s community pharmacies employ over 70,000 staff directly, including approximately 20,000 registered pharmacists.

Visit the Guild website

 

Possability

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At Possability we support people with disability to be the leaders in their own lives. To exercise choice, live with dignity and increase their independence.

As pioneers of Customised Employment, we support people with disability into tailored mainstream employment opportunities. Our career coaches are on hand to complete a discovery process, identify mainstream opportunities and deliver post-employment support to those looking for work.

Our vision is one of generational change. With more than 4,000 team members and a national footprint we believe we have a responsibility to deliver services that will fundamentally improve the outcomes of people with disability within a generation.

Visit the Possability website

 

Shadforth

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Shadforth is a national financial advice firm that provides wealth management, financial planning, and advisory services to individuals, families, and businesses. We were founded in Hobart in 1924 and have since grown to become one of Australia's leading wealth management firms.

With a team of experienced financial advisers, we assist clients in navigating complex financial landscapes, helping them make informed decisions about their money and securing their financial futures. We emphasise a holistic approach to financial planning, considering not only our clients' current financial situations but also their long-term aspirations and objectives.

Shadforth is known for its commitment to professionalism, integrity, and client-centric service. We are also the largest firm in Australia certified by the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX), demonstrating our ongoing commitment to providing high-quality wealth management.

Visit the Shadforth website

 

Tasmania Police

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At Tasmania Police, we are committed to keeping all Tasmanian’s safe and we take pride in the public safety, crime detection and prevention, traffic policing and emergency management services we deliver.

We offer a rewarding career that lets you make a difference every day. As a police officer you get to work in a great team (with a good starting salary) and you’ll never be bored, because every day is different.

Visit the Tasmania Police website for information about entry requirements or what to expect when applying.

 

 

 

 

Tasmanian Fire Service

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The Tasmania Fire Service provides a range of services across community safety and emergency response. Firefighters work on the frontline, responding to incidents involving urban and vegetation fire, road crash rescue, hazardous materials, vertical rescue, confined space, first aid and more. We have a team-based environment and consider our crew to be one big family. We are looking for people of any gender and background who are: eager to learn new skills, great communicators, independent thinkers, team-orientated, safety-conscious, and able to follow instructions. If you are active, determined, and keen for a new challenge in a rewarding career; firefighting could be for you.

Visit the Tasmanian Fire Service website

 

 

Tasmanian Health Service

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Allied Health Services in the Tasmanian Health Service covers many different jobs that help people stay healthy and recover from illnesses or injuries. Think of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietitians, podiatrists, social workers, and more! These professionals work together to support patients in hospitals, health centres, and in the community. If you're interested in helping people directly and making a difference in their lives, exploring a career in Allied Health could be a great fit for you.

Visit the Tasmanian Health Service website

 

 

Tasmanian Hospitality Association

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The Tasmanian Hospitality Association is the peak industry body for hotels, accommodation, restaurants, cafes, caterers, community, sporting and RSL clubs in Tasmania. The THA is a proactive body which seeks at all times to advocate for the hospitality sector, and ensure Tasmania has a viable and profitable hospitality industry both now and into the future.

Visit the Tasmanian Hospitality Association website

 

Tassal

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From humble beginnings, Tassal started as a Tasmanian based salmon farming company but we now have locations widespread. We are an employer of choice with a diverse national footprint spanning from Dover in the far south of Tasmania to Mission Beach in tropical North Queensland. We value how we work just as much as what we achieve, striving for business excellence in everything we do. Our people each contribute in different ways, embracing our business values and harnessing our can do – safely culture with purpose and intent.

Visit the Tassal website

 

TasWater

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Our talented workforce of over 980 employees keep Tasmania thriving by providing exceptional water and sewerage services to over 460,000 customers daily.

We have an ambitious future, inspired by our vision to unlock water’s full potential, and centred on our customer, communities, our people, the environment and our collective water future.

Over the coming 5 years we are investing $1.5 billion to ensure a safe and secure water future for a growing Tasmania, and will we make great steps towards our aspirations of net zero carbon emissions, and towards zero waste. Visit our website or YouTube channel to learn more.

Visit the TasWater website

 

UTAS Institute of Agriculture

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) stall will feature study and pathways information about the diverse careers in agriculture, plus some on hands-on science demonstrations. Did you know there are currently six jobs per university graduate in agriculture? Combining STEM, problem-solving, the outdoors and practical applications, agriculture presents many opportunities. Meet friendly TIA staff and current Bachelor of Agriculture students who can answer any questions.

Visit the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture website

 

WLF Accounting and Advisory

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WLF has a proud reputation for delivering high quality accounting & advisory services to our clients. The firm was established in 1890, and today remains a Tasmanian independent firm, with more than 70 Hobart-based specialists and 11 Partners.

We service a variety of sectors and client types, including:

  • Private business
  • Personal and Family Groups
  • Corporate and Listed Companies
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Not-For-Profit sector

We are proud of our ongoing undergraduate program, with annual intakes of students who have finished year 12. Our undergraduate accountants work full time as an accountant and study part time at the University of Tasmania in a Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major). The undergraduate program is a fantastic way for students to get a head-start in their accounting career and work in a supportive and professional environment.

Visit the WLF Accounting and Advisory website

Acknowledgement of Country

Catholic Education Tasmania acknowledges and deeply respects the Palawa people, the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community, and all Elders past and present.

We are committed to learning alongside our students and community in this place, lutruwita, and support the continued sharing of knowledge and Culture.