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Highview College Careers

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

Australian Defence Force -  Gap Year

Applications are now open: Current Year 12 students can apply for a 12-month position in the Air Force, Army or Navy to begin in 2022.
The following are examples of roles on offer:

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer Submariner
  • Maritime Aviation Warfare Officer
  • Maritime Warfare Officer
  • Maritime Warfare Officer Submariner
  • Navy Sailor
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer Submariner
  • Maritime Logistics Officer
  • Helicopter Pilot

  • Army Combat
  • Army Officer
  • Army Support

Air Force
  • Administration Assistant
  • Airforce Security
  • Aviation Support Technician
  • Cabin Crew (Flight Attendant)
  • Warehouse Store person
  • Airfield Defence Guard

Start your application
  • Find a role you would like to apply for and click on the ‘apply now’ link at
  • Create an account
  • Follow the steps to start your application and book the YOU Session.
  • You will need to enter your personal details, complete a medical questionnaire, and upload your Yr 10 – 12 academic reports.

Key websites
Information about the recruitment process -
Videos about the Gap Year program -


Welcome back!

Hi everyone,

Welcome back to a new school year! We hope you all had an enjoyable break. 

A few things have changed in the Careers department since last year. We welcome Mr Langley as a new member of the careers team!
Mr Langley (located in Mrs Howlett's old office will be working predominantly with the Year 11s and 12s and Mrs Howlett (located in Room 20) will work with the Years 9s and 10s before heading off on maternity leave at the end of term 1.

We really look forward to working with you all and welcome you to pop down and see us at any time :) 

Mrs Howlett and Mr Langley

Upcoming Events

Monash University – Inside Monash
Monash University is running a series of information evenings for prospective students focussed on courses and study areas in June and July. For information and to register visit

13 Politics, Philosophy & Economics
15 Music
16 Become a teacher
21 Information Technology
22 Introduction to Law
TBC Business with a global perspective
You can watch recorded seminars from past events via

Virtual Careers Expo 2021

Connecting students to more than 50 tertiary providers including Torrens University Australia, Virtual Careers Expo provides a wealth of information on course offerings, study options and career outcomes.
Students from anywhere in the country can log in to explore virtual expo halls, tune in to seminars and presentations, download course guides, take virtual campus tours and connect with staff and students.

Date: 16 July 2021
Information and RSVP:

Western Victorian Careers Expo
This event will be run online and there is a huge range of exhibitors that students and families can connect with.
Whilst this event is targeted to students in Western Victoria, all prospective students are welcome to participate.
Date: Tuesday 22 June, 9.30am – 3pm. Information and RSVP:

Deakin University
Deakin is hosting the following online seminars for prospective students in June. The seminars will showcase courses at the University,
9 Law
10 Sport Management & Development
16 Architecture & Construction Management
22 Information Technology
Find out about accommodation at Deakin University by tuning into an online webinar during July,

Victoria University – Undergraduate Webinar Series
Victoria University is running a series of information evenings for prospective students focussed on courses and study areas in June.
9 Science: Biomedical & Health Sciences
10 Primary & Secondary Education
15 Community Development, Social Work, Youth Work, Criminal Justice
16 Information Technology, Cyber Security
17 Sport, Exercise Science, Outdoor Leadership
22 Business
23 Tourism, Hospitality, Event Management
24 Nutrition

RMIT University – Discover What’s Next
RMIT University is running the following online information sessions for prospective students in June and July.
These are events not to be missed as you will receive up to date information for the 2022 intake and you will have the opportunity to ask questions about courses.
10 Trades
15 Science
17 Health Science
22 Information Technology
24 Education
3 Building
15 Property
For information and to register for sessions, go to

Endeavour College of Natural Health
Endeavour College is located in Melbourne and offers courses in the following study areas:
  • Acupuncture
  • Myotherapy
  • Naturopathy
  • Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine
  • Complementary Medicine.
The College is running two open days for prospective students in July.
On-campus: Saturday 19 June
Online: Wednesday 30 June
For information and to RSVP, visit


Virtual open days

Missed an open day?
No worries! Several universities have recorded the sessions so you can watch them from home.

Charles Sturt University,
University of Melbourne,
Deakin University,
Monash University,
La Trobe University,
Swinburne University ,
Victoria University,
Federation University,