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Career Excellence Centre   

Career Library

YouthNow has established a Career Resource Centre at it's office in the VISY Cares Hub.

The Resource centre is open from 9am - 5pm for workers and career practitioners wishing to

view current resources before purchasing them on-line.

Appointments can be made to discuss resources and how they are used. These include:



The following PowerPoint presentations have been delivered to groups of young people. They are included here as a guide for practitioners to develop their own versions to meet the needs of their clients/learners. . Please note the images that have been used in the slides have been downloaded from various websites as illustrations only.


Labour Market Information

The Labour Market Research and Analysis Branch of the Department of Employment  regularly updates its Labour Market Information Portal.


Career websites

Here are a few websites that can keep you up to date with industry info and tips that you can keep or share with the young people you work with.


WorkPlace Learning       

Log Books

The following VET and VCAL work placement log books are out of date. We are currently

reviewing our ability to review and update them.


Work Related Skills - Employer Log Book
Applied Fashion Design and Technology
Applied Health Assistance
Automotive Technology Studies

Building & Construction - Bricklaying,Carpentry,Painting and Decorating

Business - Administration
Community Services
Furnishing - Cabinet Making (for 2010 completers)
Furniture Making - NEW COURSE
Hair and Beauty
Hospitality - Food and Beverage
Hospitality - Kitchen Operations
Information Technology
Interactive Digital Media - Creative Industries and Media
Laboratory Skills
Sport and Recreation - Community and Outdoor Recreation

VCAL Work Related Skills



If you would like a Word version of these logbooks please email

Work Experience

Work Experience Arrangement form

Health and Safety guidelines for Work Experience students

New Ministerial Order 382, effective from 31 December 2010

Changed arrangements for Work Experience

Work Experience Employer Guidelines

Work Experience Guide for Parents and Students

Working with Animals - Guidelines for Students working with animals, Hazards of working with animals

Workplace Learning Toolbox - Work Experience Guide for Students, Parents and Carers


Structured Workplace Learning

Structured Workplace Learning Manual (revised for 2011)

Structured Workplace Learning Arrangement form (new for 2011)

Structured Workplace Learning Employer Guidelines

Workplace Learning Toolbox - Structured Workplace Learning guide for Employers

Dressed for success

Making it Happen: Work Placement Student Workbook - Produced for the NDCO Program

YouthNow Workplace Learning Website User Guide: Teachers, Students.


School based Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Guidelines for Employers




Managed Individual Pathways booklet – Created by Lowanna College

Training Pathways Plans


Useful Websites

My Future - Create a profile and then select your career interests to compile an interest summary.


Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)

Building Pathways: Resources to Support Transitions for Young People from Refugee Backgrounds

Parents as Career and Transition Support Booklet translations: