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Just for Year 12
Just for Year 9
Short Courses
Apprenticeships and Traineeships
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Important dates
29-30 October 2022: Australian Defence Force Careers Expo Sydney
2 November 2022: Study Smarter
2 November 2022: Camp America Information Session
19 November 2022: AIE Open Day
9-20 January 2023: NECA Electrical Industry Holiday Program
Just for Year 12
Access Recognised Training are currently offering a Government Funded Job Trainer Skill Set which includes the following qualifications:
  • Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • Provide Responsible Gambling Service
  • Food Safety Supervisor.
It is available to job seekers, living in Canberra aged between 17 and 24 who are not attending school.  It is completely free.  

I would like to get an idea of the number of students who may be interested in undertaking this training.  It would be after exams finished, and would run for 2 days (9am-3pm).  Please use the button below to register your interest.  Minimum numbers apply.
Register here
Just for Year 9
See the email sent to all year 9 students this morning for further details.

Register your interest in attending this training using the button below.
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Short Courses and Information Sessions

It's time to get back out there and find your next adventure. Work as a Camp Counsellor in 2023 and experience the best of summer camp in the USA.  
To start your application head to

Summer Camps are looking for you! Teach your skills all summer, make a difference and meet great mates on your next adventure. Stop dreaming and start your next adventure from home.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Register your attendance
Register now
Event Date: Wednesday 2nd November
Time: 7.00-7.45pm NZT  or 5.00-5.45pm Sydney/Melbourne Time
Investment: $47 per connection per session 
Book your tickets here
Apprenticeships and Traineeships
As a boutique Canberra based carpentry company, we pride ourselves on quality. Due to our strong reputation for excellence and growing demand for our services we are seeking to appoint a new 1st year Apprentice to join our young team.
During your apprenticeship, you will complete on-the-job training with a licensed builder that will give you guidance, support and mentorship so you can achieve your career goals.
We provide a range of residential building and carpentry services throughout Canberra – from small decks and townhouses to roof trusses and mega homes you will learn it ALL!
The Perks:
• Learn from the ground up, no experience necessary.
• Be employed by a stable company.
• Fun and supportive working environment.
• Get an industry recognised qualification and build your career!

We are looking for someone who is:
• Keen to learn
• Reliable
• Able to work unsupervised and as part of a team
• Interested in working with their hands and producing quality work.

You must have:
• Own vehicle
• White card
• Asbestos awareness training

Apply Now:
If you are ready to obtain a qualification and always have work and you fit the criteria above then we would love to hear from you.

Applications can be sent directly to
Designcraft is a Canberra based furniture and fit-out company who are currently looking to take on a new furniture/cabinetmaking apprentice at a modern factory and showroom in Hume.  

Designcraft has extensive expertise in high quality museum, exhibition and commercial projects.  Since its establishment in 1991, they ahve successfully undertaken an variety of complex and demanding work both in Australia and overseas, and have grown to become one of Australia's leading furniture and cabinet making workshops who specialise in the field of museum show case and exhibition fit out work.

In addition, Designcraft are manufacturers of high-quality commercial furniture including desking, conference/meeting tables and reception areas.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Bob Fenderson, Managing Director on 6290 4990 or

Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) is excited to announce a pilot traineeship program in its Place Management unit. This traineeship will be advertised in the coming weeks, with commencement to take place in April 2023.

The traineeship program was developed to provide additional pathways to entry-level job seekers at TCCS. Trainees will receive mentoring, on-the-job and accredited training in a variety of areas starting as a General Services Officer Level 3 (GSO3).

The Trainee General Services Officer Grade 3/4 positions work as part of a team undertaking maintenance of urban open space areas including mowing, cleaning public spaces, litter collection, garden bed maintenance and weed control services. This role is hands on and operationally focused.

These are entry-level positions, so previous experience is not required however an interest in the city of Canberra’s look and feel, as well as a desire to learn will be highly regarded. This would be a great opportunity for someone who would like to get into ACT Government but doesn’t want a desk job, but someone who enjoys the outdoors and wants to learn new skills which help maintain our beautiful city!

There are six positions available. Two of which are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified.

Qualifications and on-the-job training included in this Traineeship:

1.           Workplace Health and Safety Induction (White Card).

2.           Asbestos Awareness card.

3.           Safe handling of sharps and infectious waste statement of attainment.

4.           A range of CIT nationally recognised units which can go towards gaining a certificate level qualification.


Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Professional / Technical Skills and Knowledge

1.                   Competent in mobile software applications.


Compliance Requirements:

1.           Driver’s licence C Class is essential.

2.           Permanent resident of Australia.


Should you wish to discuss, please feel free to contact me , Kate Galvin (Entry-Level Programs Coordinator), at

Business Administration Trainee
(Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traineeship)


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*Organisations and employers for the positions listed have not been vetted in any way by St Francis Xavier College. They are publicly available and from the wording on the ad have been deemed of interest. Please advise the Career Advisor of any concerns regarding any communication with or experience at any place of employment. *

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