Career Development

Our motto at Kelmscott Senior High School is “Strive for Excellence”. We understand that this can be an overwhelming, yet exciting time for students.  That is why we have developed a multilayered career development program to support all students.  Key features include:

  • Pathway preparation and planning which incorporate 21st Century skills needed for your future success
  • Opportunity to participate in our Workplace Learning Program
  • Participation in career education and work exploration activities which will support the development of your learner profile for your future

Not sure of your career path?

If you are not sure of the exact career you want to follow, start with the Jobs & Skills WA OR Jobs & Skills Australia websites. These websites can help you make decisions about study and training, your first job, or the next step in your career. Follow links to job vacancies and related courses.

Exploring your interests

Exploring careers that interest you to learn about future outlooks, pay, main tasks, physical and other demands can be found at Skills Road Find out about the skills, knowledge and abilities you may need for career areas. Get ideas for careers you can aim for now or in the future. Follow links to job vacancies and related courses.

Considering an Apprenticeship or Traineeship?

The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service provides information for students / people considering careers through an apprenticeship or traineeship.

Considering a Career in the Defence Forces

The Australian Defence Force is the military organisation responsible for the defence of the Commonwealth of Australia and its national interests. It has three branches: the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force.

Career Coaching Information for Parents

If you require assistance to talk to your child about careers and career planning, a helpful guide can be accesses here.

Career Taster Program

The Career Taster Program offers the following:

  • Industry-led experiences and activities that will introduce students to new and different areas of work and career opportunities
  • Career development training that will assist students in making informed decisions on their subject selections and post-school options

Other helpful career information sites

The National Careers Institute (NCI)  have access to reliable and accurate careers information, resources and support.

The myfuture website provides resources to explore career pathways and tools to develop self-knowledge to help with career decision-making.


For further information please contact our Career Practitioner:


Della Smith-Rawlins

Career Practitioner