Careers and Pathways



Career development is the ongoing process of managing life, learning and work. Within the school context, it involves aiding the development of skills, knowledge and attitudes aimed at supporting students to plan, research and make informed decisions about education, training and career choices.



The College has two key positions with responsibility for supporting students in Careers and Pathways:

Careers and Pathways Coordinator
Mrs Elly Martin
03 5622 6246

Key areas of responsibility include the provision of general career and course information and counselling for students, as well as communication of relevant careers information, opportunities and programs to the College community. This role is the first point of contact for careers enquiries including those from students, staff, parents and tertiary institutions. This role is also responsible for the management of the Career Resource Area and the Year 10 Work Experience program. 


Applied Learning Coordinator
Mr Michael Beecham
03 5622 6218

Key areas of responsibility include the provision of careers information and support for students whom are part of an applied learning program within the College as well as the primary contact for students undertaking Vocational Education and Training and/or Structured Workplace Learning as part of their applied learning program.



Careers and Pathways offer the following services and resources:

  • Individual appointments for careers guidance;
  • Displays, books, brochures and other publications
  • Career News – regular feature in Emmaus;
  • Simon – PAM School Links for parents and Knowledge Banks Careers Section for students includes subscriptions, work experience documents and other helpful digital documents;
  • Notices on bulletin – upcoming events, quizzes, career conversation areas, employment opportunities, etc;
  • Sample job seeking documents;
  • Career inspiration resources;
  • Guest speakers;
  • Assistance navigating key online resources including My Future, VTAC (Victorian Tertiary Admission Centre), Victorian Skills Gateway and Youth Central.


Helpful Online Resources


The Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service (the hub for apprenticeship and traineeship pathways and information): Click here