Padua Careers

Year 10 Careers Program

All Year 10 students are currently involved in career activities during the last two weeks of this term. These focus sessions will support students with career investigation, subject selection, TAFE & University visits and investigating their future pathways. In term 3, Year 10 students will attend ECAT on Thursday 1 August, followed by an individual careers interview to prepare them for selecting their subjects for 2020.


Year 10 Optional Work Experience

Padua College Year 10 students are offered an opportunity to participate in work experience, which will take place after completion of the Year 10 exam period, from: Monday 2 December to Friday 13 December 2019

The duration is usually one week during this period. Students are responsible for securing their own work experience placement. Further information will be provided in Term 3 to those who have registered interest. 

If you have any further queries please contact Mrs Sarah Bounds in the Careers Office on 5976 0174. Register your expression of interest now:


ECAT Education, Careers and Training - Thursday 1 August

The Padua College annual Expo will showcase to students and parents all of the senior subject offerings, there will be displays from all Learning Areas, exhibitors from Universities and various training providers.


Year 12 students

This week all Year 12 students received an email from the Careers Team with lots of opportunities / events that are coming up in the holidays and over the next few months to assist them with planning for their future. Important dates were provided for University Open Days, VTAC, Early entry programs, subject lectures and information sessions. Students should sign up for email alerts with specific institutions.

A guest presenter from RMIT spoke to some of our Year 12 Art & Design students to assist them with Folio preparation and Selection Kit information.

For students who are wanting to apply for Education /Teaching courses next year they are now required to sit the Casper Test prior to offers. Students must register and complete one test on any of the following dates and specific times:

Aug 24th 10am               Sept 6th 10am             Sept 25th 7pm

Oct 15th  8pm                 Nov 17th 11am            Dec 10th 8pm

For more information and to register for the Casper:


Padua Careers Website

Our College website has a wealth of information on this site and it’s useful to check regularly: updates, VTAC information, calendar of dates, newsletters and links to TAFE Colleges and Universities.

If students would like to arrange a careers meeting to discuss subjects or courses, please contact the Padua careers staff member for your house, or contact the Careers office at Mornington to make an appointment:

Green Houses – Ms Stipic

Blue Houses  -  Mrs Maher

Red Houses  -  Mrs Kerr

Gold Houses -  Mrs Milne


The Careers Team