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Parkes High School

Parkes High School

Inspiration, Innovation and Inclusion.

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Our Transition Advisor is Mrs Morrissey.

The careers program aims to assist students in making vocational education decisions, by providing career education and experiences in the world of work and training.

Careers guidance is implemented through a variety of strategies.  These comprise of career education taught in Years 9 and 10, individual counselling with emphasis for Years 10, 11, 12, guest speakers, career markets, tertiary awareness seminars, vocational evenings, access to computer databases, destination surveys, newsletters and work placement programs.


Mrs Morrissey organises Work Experience and our Skills Training and Employment Program (STEP) in stages 5 & 6.

School Based Traneeships and School Based Apprenticeships are available for  students in Yr 10 - 12. Students can choose to supplement their schooling with a traineeship or apprenticeship which see's students attend the  work place and complete a Vocational Education Course while studying at school.