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Menai High 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 HSC, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

ANSTO Traineeships & Apprenticeships

GREAT job opportunities that are commencing in 2022 that have been advertised for Year 12 School leavers.

Apprentice Diesel Mechanic

Punchbowl Bus Company is looking for an apprentice Diesel Mechanic.

Reception/Admin Position

Apprenticeship & Traineeships

NSW Govt Infrastructure Traineeships

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Current HVTC Sydney Vacancies



- Cert III Business Administration Located in Sutherland – job ref #MS000236 (CLOSES 15 Nov)

- Cert III Business Administration Located in Sydney – job ref #MS000235 (CLOSES 12 Nov)

- Cert III Meat Processing (Food Services) Located in Greenacre – job ref #MS000237 (CLOSES 15 Nov)

- Cert III Process Manufacturing Located in Peakhurst – job ref #MS000231 (CLOSES 9 Nov)

- HVTC Skills Compass Program Located in Western Sydney – job ref #DM000015 (CLOSES 8 Dec)


- Cert III Civil Construction Located in Kirrawee – job ref #PL000118 (CLOSES 9 Nov)


Early Childhood Trainee

Looking to work with a fun and enthusiastic team? If so, then this is the job for you!

Scribblz Pre-School and Long Day Care Centre and Puzzlez Early Learning Centres are privately owned centres based in the Panania/Padstow area (5 minutes off the M5, close to Menai, Sutherland and Liverpool area and on the train line). At Scribblz and Puzzlez we are dedicated to providing quality care, interactive learning and memorable experiences. 

 The Role:

We are looking for a Trainee Educator to join our wonderful team on a full time basis. We are looking for someone who is a team player, enthusiastic, motivated and confident in communicating with families. 

 Duties will include:

  • Documenting children's learning through our online app (training provided)
  • Working with children, families and our team to implement an educational program
  • Collaborating with families
  • Creating fun and stimulating learning environments
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment

Essential Criteria:

  • Willing to work towards an ACECQA approved Certificate III.
  • Current first aid, CPR, asthma and anaphylaxis training (or willing to obtain)
  • Working with children clearance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Flexibility with shifts (rotating roster)


  • Two large outdoor play areas with large sheltered play spaces
  • Great centre resources
  • iPads and laptops in all classrooms for staff to complete documentation
  • Supportive management and team
  • Christmas holidays
  • Weekly programming time off the floor
  • Opportunity for growth within the centre
  • Above award wages
  • Onsite Chef who also provides staff meals
  • Scribblz/Puzzlez prides itself on offering excellent working conditions to its employees including professional development and opportunities to be awarded for outstanding performance

If you are looking for a fun team environment with opportunities to be rewarded for your hard work then please forward resumes to Tegan:

Kind regards, Tegan Boreland

Operations Manager  Scribblz Preschool and Long Day Care Centre


PT Doors at Menai are looking for a young person who is physical fit and strong to learn the trade of garage door installation.

Looking for immediate start.

Respectful, well presented and mature for their age.

They will need to be able to lift garage doors and work at heights of about 2- 3 m on a ladder.

Good with their hands and mechanically minded.

For further information contact Mr Gregory / Mr McCartney in Careers or

Karina Traill

Ph: 9785 3219 or 0401349013


U3/814-822 Old Illawarra Rd

Menai NSW 2234


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Kevin Johnson

Managing Director

Oz Stair Pty Ltd

Postal Address: PO Box 574 Sutherland NSW 1499

Business Address: Warehouse 8, 45 Davies Rd, Padstow NSW 2211

Tel: 1300 365 539 | Web:

Office Hours:  Mon-Thurs 9.00am-5.00pm | Friday 9.00am-3.00pm

Child Care Traineeship- Montessori Early Learning

Are you interested in a career in Early Learning?
Study towards your certificate while you gain industry experience.
Rewarding career pathways and opportunities.
Enquire today on how we can help you get started with a traineeship in Early Education.

Childcare Traineeships

The Ridge Preschool & Childcare Centre is seeking a Trainee to join its friendly team at Barden Ridge.
We are a progressive organisation and offer a full range of developmental programmes including, yoga, meditation and creative arts. Our preschool rooms incorporate an extensive school readiness program. ? For more information please check out our webpage at The Opportunity ? A Traineeship in Early Years Care with a leading and progressive centre. ? On the job training with a friendly team of educators. ? By the end of your Traineeship you will have a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care. The Applicant ? We are seeking written applications from enthusiastic and motivated individuals seeking a career in early childhood education. Applications ? Please submit your applications via email to the attention of the Administration Manger, Ron Bean at ? Applications close 5pm Friday 5th November 2021.

Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Christiane’s Hair Design, a family-owned hair salon operating since 1984 with over 26 salons across Sydney, Central Coast & Newcastle.
We have a position opening at our Menai salon and are looking for enthusiastic apprentices to begin their career in hairdressing.

We’d like to extend the opportunity to members of Menai High; we’re looking for individuals who have no prior experience as we offer full training, assistance with Tafe NSW sign-up & ongoing support as well as a great working environment.

Kindest, Michelle Warbrick Christiane’s Hair Design

PH: 02 9817 7122

Electrical Apprenticeship

What we are looking for:

  • You have finished year 12
  • You are passionate about getting in the Electrical Installation Industry

An apprenticeship at CJK electrical is a comprehensive training program up to 5 years that will allow anyone to become fully licensed electrician.

Our program also offers a weekly class in TAFE to make sure that apprentices are trained and well versed in all aspects of the electrical construction industry.

Feel free to go through our website, to contact us for more information or to pass on our detail to potential candidates.

We are hoping to recruit candidates asap!

Kind regards,

Louise Ryan

CJK Electrical, Compliance Manager

0409 414 993

27 Crescent St
Rozelle, New South Wales 2039

Sheetmetal Apprenticeship

Ribarovski Manufacturing Pty Ltd 4 Cottam Avenue, Bankstown,  61 2 9793 7649 Office

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Note: 1 Day a week at TAFE.
General Duties:  Take direction from general manager, director and peers. Cleaning of factory area. Assisting peers where required.  Co-ordinate with office staff for deliveries (dispatch & receive), jobs and progress updates.  Use of power tools example: grinder, drill, polisher.  Cutting of stainless steel from coil / tube / rod etc to required side using hand held tools and machinery.  Bending of stainless steel and using machinery (bender) whilst supervised.  Gluing timber to stainless steel.  Resining of benches.  Assist with on site installation works and or deliveries as required.

Local Plumbing Apprenticeship

Watertight a family owned and operated Plumbing Facilities Maintenance company are on the lookout for a first year apprentice and we’re reaching out to schools local to Gymea Tafe and our business to help us fill this role. 

Kind regards Katrina Larsen

Watertight Group Pty Limited | ABN: 30 162 911 971  | Licence number: 262331C

Unit 28 & 34, 244-254 Horsley Road, Milperra NSW 2214

PO Box 174, North Revesby NSW 2212

p 1300 745758

Hairdressing Apprenticeships

Eligance Hairdressing at Menai is looking for a hairdressing apprentice.
They are looking for a 1st year apprentice. They would love to train you to be an amazing hairdresser and bepart of a great team.
Contact Elle at 041 262 4730

Local employer has 2 hairdressing apprenticeships available.
Contact Shelley on 0407 439 122.


Childcare Traineeships- Padstow.

I am contacting you to see if you have any students who may be interested in starting their Cert III in Early Childhood Education & Care through a traineeship.
Contact  Sara Partridge Owner/Director on 97923490 or 0416153847

Junior Medical Receptionist

Evolving Minds Counselling is looking for a Junior Receptionist at our Menai Clinic.

This position will be casual and we would like someone to start as early as possible, this position would be suitable for a school leaver looking at gaining skills and experience in the medical field.

Alternatively if know of any students that would be suitable for this position if you could please send their CV to :

I look forward to hearing for you.

Kind Regards,  Bettina Camilleri

Practice Manager  Evolving Minds
Phone:  02 8519 4197   Fax:  02 6526 2103    

Email: |Web:

Health 0r Education Students 2022

We currently have over 80 dedicated staff members and are looking to recruit more reliable and caring young people to start work with us in early 2022.

Our main area of growth is in the Disability Support sector so these positions are a wonderful opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience whilst studying as well as amazing networking opportunities with local Allied Health professionals.

We’ve attached the advertisement as well as a link to the application form and would truly appreciate any assistance you may be able to provide in helping share the word with suitable hard-working graduates.
?Thank you so much for your time! You can reach me on 0455 909 267 if you wish to discuss the work we provide in more detail.
Kind Regards,   Jean Wheatley      Director

Apprentice Motor Mechanics

We are looking for a 1st-year apprentice mechanics to join our busy workshops due to business growth. We have four workshops across the Sutherland Shire area and St George catchments just outside the Illawarra and Wollongong region; the applicants can apply to work at our Sutherland Shire locations (Engadine, Kirrawee, Taren Point and Peakhurst).
To be suitable for this opportunity, you must display the following: 

  • Have excellent time management skills 
  • Hold a current NSW car license
  • Must have own car
  • Bring a professional approach to your work
  • Be enthusiastic & motivated regarding your work
  • Display impeccable customer service skills

Accounting Cadetship


542 Partners
02 9527 1782
Suite 305, 30 Kingsway CRONULLA NSW 2230
PO Box 465 CRONULLA NSW 2230

Group Training Company

Phone: 1300 765 155
Industries supported: All industries

Group Training Company

Phone: 1300 855 347
Industries supported: Business, Finance, Building and Construction, Government, Child Services and Hospitality

Group Training Company

MEGT is a national registered Group Training Organisation that has been supporting employers, apprentices and trainees for over 35 years.
Industries supported: All industries
Phone: 13 69 63

Group Training Company

Phone: 1300 760 099
Industries supported: All industries

Group Training Company

Phone: (02) 9704 1500
Fax: (02) 9704 1599
Industries supported: Sport and Recreation, Fitness, Building and Construction, IT, Business, Community Services, Engineering and Horticulture

Group Training Company

Phone: 1300 464 427
Industries supported: Engineering, Manufacturing, Electrical, Automotive,  Transport and Distribution, Construction, Horticulture, Office Administration and Telecommunications

Group Training Company

Sydney Training and Employment 
Phone: 1300 277 736
Industries supported: Building and Construction, Horticulture, Landscaping, Electrotechnology, Engineering, Business, IT and Finance

Group Training Companies

Hospitality Training Network 

Phone: 1300 139 108
Industries supported: Hospitality, Food Service and Meat Retailing

Group Training Company

Housing Industry Association 

With over 30 years' experience recruiting and managing apprentices.
Phone: 1300 650 620
Fax: 1300 655 953
Industries supported: Building and Construction

Group Training Companies

Apprenticeships R Us specialises in Automotive Apprenticeships across NSW
Phone: (02) 9891 6900
Fax: (02) 9687 3069

Group Training Company

Phone: (02) 8586 3533
Industries supported: Building and Construction

Group Training Companies

Employing and Training Electrical apprentices (future electricians)
130 apprentices employed each year with continuous work
Phone: (02) 9744 2754
Industries supported: Electrotechnology

Group Training Company

Master Plumbers Apprentices 
Phone: 1800 424 181
Industries supported: Plumbing

TAFE Information

TAFE NSW Career Guide 2022
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Employment Provider

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APM Employment Services
Phone number: 1300 276 456
MAX Employment
Phone number: 1800 603 503
Workskil Australia
Phone number: (02) 8760 3600
WISE Employment/AMES
Phone number: (02) 8935 0720

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Early Entry

Western Sydney University
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Closing Date 10-Dec for Final Round Deadline
Contact 1300 897 669 

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Educational Disadvantage

Educational Access Schemes (EAS)
aim to help students, whose education has been negatively affected during Year 11 and/or Year 12 (or equivalent), receive an offer to university. click on

Who can apply?

To apply for EAS you must be able to demonstrate that your Year 11 and/or Year 12 studies (or equivalent) were negatively affected for a period of at least six months as a result of circumstances beyond your control or choosing.

EAS categories of disadvantage and required documents - UAC
Educational Access Schemes - UAC

Closing Date 28 NOV 2021 EAS applications for December Round 2
Closing Date 24 DEC 2021 EAS:applications for January Round 1


Year 10 Work Experience Dates 15-26 November 2021

Students may have one position for two weeks or a position each week- any combination is possible, as long as students are at work experience for the 10 days Mon-Fri at normal work hours and not school hours.

Students need to complete
1) the 'My Work Experience Certificate' at


2) the free Covid Certificate at

For more info go to the
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Best wishes

Mr Colin McCartney
Menai High School
Ph: 95437000 Ext 130
A: 40 Gerald Rd
Illawong NSW 2234
PO Box 338
Menai Central NSW 2234