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CAREERS NEWS Issue 14
Wednesday 16 October 2019

In This Issue:

CIT News
MyFuture

Australian Career Service
Job Outlook

IMPORTANT DATES

17 October: CIT NAIDOC Celebration
CIT NEWS  
Without even realizing it, a day in the life of a Canberran is touched by the vocational training and skills of CIT graduates in a range of industries, from their fitness instructor and coffee shop barista, to their children’s trusted early childhood educator, their aged care support worker and the tradies that keep utilities running throughout the city.
The new CIT TV commercial highlights the CIT networks and connections that are embedded in the Canberra community. Click to watch.

CIT's innovation and excellence recognised at 2019 ACT Training AwardsreviousNext
CIT, its teachers and students were recognised for their commitment to innovation and outstanding achievement at the 2019 ACT Training Awards ceremony on 12 September. Read more.
  • CIT High Risk and GWO Renewables Course, Teacher, Ken Wilson – ACT VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year Award
  • Amelia Gulliford – ACT Trainee of the Year
  • James White – ACT Apprentice of the Year
  • Taylor Williams – ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year
  • CIT, FifthDomain and AustCyber - Cyber Security Skills Collaboration – Industry Collaboration Award
  • CIT Senior Manager, Facilities, Ivan Radic – Norm Fisher Award
  • CIT – ACT Large VET Training Provider of the Year
Statement of Attainment training in Makeup and Hairstyling for Screen and Theatre [extract from CUA51015]
Do you have a flair for make-up and hair styling and want to take your skills to the next level? Learn the key skills to work as a Make-up artist.
Learn creative make-up and hair styling. Learning techniques used in fashion magazines, television, fashion catwalk, TV, film, and photography.
You will be given opportunities to develop your Specialist Make-up Services potentially working either productions for film, dramas, theatre or music shows.
You will learn how to research styles for production, plan and prepare hair designs, recreate designs and work collaboratively with cast and crew.
Where: CIT Hair and Beauty Salon, C Block, CIT Reid
When: Commencing Tuesday 18 February 2020
Duration: 2 semesters part-time; 2 days a week plus opportunities to work on productions
Inclusions: Comprehensive Kryolan Make-up kit
Click here to register your interest 

Eyelash Lift Masterclass workshop will give you the professional skills and knowledge to perform eyelash lifts. The workshop is a face-to-face theory and practical application of all aspects of performing an eyelash lift. 
Each participant will receive an eyelash lift kit to participate in the application treatment including proper use of implements, product knowledge, and problem solving for sensitive eye area. 
Where: CIT Hair and Beauty Salon, C Block, CIT Reid
When: Thursday 24 October 2019
Time: 1pm– 5pm
Cost: $355 including kit
Click here to register your interest

Henna brow Tattoo Masterclass workshop will give you the professional skills and knowledge to perform Henna brow tattooing. The workshop is a face-to-face theory and practical application of all aspects of performing a Henna brow tattooing. 
Each participant will receive a Henna brow tattooing kit to participate in the application treatment including proper use of implements, product knowledge, colour selection and problem solving. You will receive a Statement of Participation upon completion.
Where: CIT Hair and Beauty Salon, C Block, CIT Reid
When: Thursday 17 October 2019
Time : 1pm – 5pm
Cost: $375 including kit
Click here to register your interest

Ready to learn massage?
Looking for skills that you can use to give a full body massage to your family and friends? CIT’s Introduction to Massage is for you!
You’ll get a taste of working in a real clinic and learn skills for a hobby or future career in massage therapy! Classes are hosted via four convenient evening sessions, delivered over two consecutive weeks.
Students will be enrolled into the subject Recognise Healthy Body Systems HLTAAP001 from the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy HLT42015.
Click here to enrol into the October sessions.

We invite your school to join CIT to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held around Australia every year during July.
CIT Yurauna will be celebrating NAIDOC Week at 12pm on Thursday 17 October 2019 in the CIT Reid quadrangle. This gives the opportunity for staff, students and the community to be a part of this celebration. NAIDOC week is about celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
This year’s theme for NAIDOC Week is Voice, Treaty, and Truth. “This theme acknowledges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have always wanted an enhanced role in decision-making in Australia’s democracy.” [NAIDOC Org]
What's happening?
  • Didgeridoo performances
  • Indigenous book club, supported by the CIT library
  • CIT Yurauna student performance

Apply now!
Applications are now open for Term 4 intake and for Semester 1 courses next year. Visit: cit.edu.au/courses

Chief Minister Andrew Barr visits CIT
The Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory Andrew Barr, also Minister for Tertiary Education attended the Canberra Region WorldSkills competitions convened at CIT Bruce on Friday 30 August where the skills of competitors, including CIT students, were on full display. Read more.


2020 CIT Course Guide
Check out the new 2020 CIT Course Guide! You can view and download the full course guide online and if you would like a hard copy or a box of Course Guides, please contact  CITMarketing@cit.edu.au 


Year 12 Street Art
During the last two school terms CIT students from both the Year 12 Big Picture class and the CGEA course engaged in a collaborative community art project, supported by staff from the Tedd Noffs’s Foundations Take Hold Program and alongside other students from the Canberra College Big Picture program. Click to read more and see the finished artwork.  
MY FUTURE 
As the end of the school year approaches, some students are considering post-school pathways or thinking about applying for jobs, while others may be further exploring career ideas. Discover the tools and resources myfuture has available to support you and your students.
Helping students navigate post-school options
Your students can access resume and cover letter templates and career articles to help them apply for a job.
Some students may wish to explore Australian Apprenticeships, which offer entry pathways to more than 500 occupations across Australia.
You may have students interested in, and eligible for, direct entry to university. They will still need to choose whether to accept their offer or defer and take a gap year. View some of our Career insight articles:
Those interested in university, but who do not qualify for direct entry, can consider a range of options including VET and TAFE courses, which can be pathways to university.
myfuture Insights – Vocational capabilities: what the research shows
We’ve just launched the third paper in our Insights series, ‘Vocational capabilities: what the research shows’. This paper explores the provision of career information using the concept of vocational capabilities.
Introduction to myfuture webinar – Thursday 17 October
New to myfuture? Join this free webinar to watch a demonstration and learn about the features of myfuture. Find out how your students can use myfuture in their career and transition planning and discover resources to support them.
myfuture newsletters
View past editions of myfuture newsletters sent to career practitioners, teachers, students and parents. Remind your students, when they sign up to use myfuture, to check the box to “receive career information from myfuture”.
AUSTRALIAN CAREER SERVICE 


Jobs of the future - it's not all robots
Technology is evolving faster than ever: some jobs are disappearing, others are evolving and industries are changing quickly. 
Read more 


Fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs 
History’s great entrepreneurs didn’t wait to be told what was next, they defined it.  
Read more 


Top 10 highest earning jobs
We all know money isn’t everything when choosing a career path, but it is a factor that most people consider at some point.
Read more 
JOB OUTLOOK 

 
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