Look at the 5 main headers above to research careers information.

Careers teachers have in-class programmes at Year 9, 10 and 12 and individual interviews take place in Year 13 or by appointment. Vocational courses in IT, Tourism and hospitality can be accessed through Gateway or STAR programmes.

Gateway tepakik@wsc.school.nz or STAR courses emailwallacek@wsc.school.nz

WSC Subject Selection Guide 2019: please also check CareersNZ website under "JobDatabase" then "How to Enter Job" and "Secondary Education"

Online Career Exploration Tools

Financial scholarships - MoneyHub and Study Spy websites

Year 12 academic results are judged by panels, so criteria fit and quality of presentation is vital. Advice on financial scholarship applications is here.

All free helpful information is found on MoneyHub https://www.moneyhub.co.nz/scholarships-nz.html

and also on the Study Spy website

Iwi assistance may help Maori students. Eg Tainui website .. http://www.waikatotainui.com/ search “Opportunities then Education Grants and Scholarships” Iwi websites - link. MoneyHub and StudySpy also has specific information.

Careers New Zealand: A wide variety of useful info, tools, and resources including quizzes, CV builders, and job databases.

University Entrance Explained

University Entrance Slide presentation

StudyLink: For student loans and associated information.

RealMe: You need a RealMe profile in order to get a student loan and/or allowance.

Fees Free Information: All you want to know and more is here*

Kiwi Can Do: Kiwi Can Do is a programme that has been developed in response to the skills shortage in New Zealand and in particular the booming construction Industries in Auckland and Christchurch.

NZ Qualification Framework explained here.

Look for a job/careers section on business websites where you can find and apply for jobs.

Examples are:





https://mcdonalds.co.nz/learn/careers http://www.subway.com/subwayroot/careers/default.aspx








https://www.wowcareers.com.au for Countdown


You can also find job vacancies on a number of sites such as:

  • Seek https://www.seek.co.nz/
  • www.neighbourly.co.nz (you advertise your skills for hire to local community).
  • Recruitment firms such as Kelly Services www.kellyservices.co.nz/