Career Handouts

What are they?

Career Handouts is a series of career information fact sheets designed for career counsellors, guidance officers and career support people working with students and parents.

What’s their value?

The handouts provide students and parents with information supporting their research. Students and parents often leave a career conversations feeling confident however, when they commence their research and decision making they are missing the detail. The handouts provide a summary of key issues on topics frequently discussed during career conversations.

What topics do the handouts cover?

  • 10 Transition tips for Year 12 students
  • Applying for tertiary scholarships
  • Apprenticeships and Traineeships
  • ATAR - How does it work?
  • Australian Defence Force Careers Application and Planning
  • Choosing Subjects for Year 11 and 12
  • Dentistry
  • Helping Your Child With Career Decisions
  • How to make career decisions
  • Ideas for job seekers
  • Options after Year 12
  • Pathways to Medicine
  • Queensland Tertiary Open Days
  • Resume tips for young people
  • Special Admissions Schemes and adjustment factors for Tertiary Entrance - Year 10
  • Special Admissions Schemes and adjustment factors for tertiary entrance - Year 12
  • Studying University course (subject) during Years 11 and 12
  • TAFE Queensland courses
  • Taking a Gap Year
  • Talking Careers with young people
  • Teachers Talking Careers
  • Tertiary Study Overseas
  • The 'How To' of time management
  • The Myfuture Website - A Career Portal
  • Universities and Colleges
  • Using the Internet to explore careers

Are they current?

All handouts are current at publication and are updated annually ensuring information and links are current and active.

How would I receive the Options Career Information handouts?

  • Download them from our website using your membership user name and password
  • They come in PDF format

How can I distribute the Options Career Information Handouts?

  • Email directly to your students, parents and staff
  • Upload to your intranet/school student and/or parent portal (permission is not given to upload to your public website due to copyright)
  • Print and provide at career session