West Wallsend High School

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Careers and transition

Welcome to our careers and transition faculty

"You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great." (Zig Ziglar)


Faculty goals and vision

  • Provide students with opportunities to explore possible career pathways.
  • Equip students with the tools and resources to successfully apply for employment and educational pathways.
  • Increase student vocational knowledge and awareness, empowering students to make informed decisions about their future pathways. 
  • Build students capacity to seek and engage independently in career exploration.
  • Encourage students to build and diversify their employability skills.

Faculty strengths

  • Assisting students to meet their individual aspirations.
  • Encouraging young people to be open to new opportunities. 
  • Connecting with industry and educational providers to provide the best opportunities for students at WWHS.


  • Campus visits (university and TAFE) 
  • Careers expos 
  • Elevate careers lessons (Years 9 & 10)
  • Guest speakers
  • Industry taster days
  • Information evenings
  • Pathways and transition assistance 
  • Scholarship assistance
  • Subject selection advice
  • TAFE taster courses
  • Work experience