Employment, Traineeship and Work Experience News

Year 10 Work Experience

Thank you to all students and parents that have returned completed Work Experience Agreement forms.  Please be advised, Ms Clark has emailed students and reminded them that the cut-off date for June/July placements is Monday 4 June, 2018.    If students requires help for their placement, please contact Ms Debbie Clark via email, phone 49991300 or the student can see Ms Clark in the Library.  


VET/School Based Traineeships

City Beach - Rockhampton 

Applicants must:

  • currently be in year 11
  • be able to work one school day a week for the duration of the traineeship
  • be committed to completing the training requirements of the traineeship
  • have the confidence to provide outstanding customer service and;
  • be energetic, outgoing and enjoy working as part of a team

Click here for more information.


Traineeship - Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

Year 11 Students

Site of employment:  South Rockhampton Aquatic Centre

Working requirements:

7.6 hours/week working as:

  • Pool lifeguards
  • Swim school instructors
  • Opportunities to train across other departments such as reception, cafe etc

Training requirements:

Students will complete their Certificate III Sport and Recreation through self- paced learning (workbooks) and be assessed on-site after each block of units.

Leisure Employment Australia is committed to offering fully funded training throughout the traineeship process. This is inclusive of the Pool Lifeguard and Swim Australia qualifications, CPR, First Aid and even Barista training.

Come in and see Mrs Copping if you are interested in applying for this traineeship.


Employment Opportunities

Subway North Rockhampton Drive Thru: Positions currently available.

If you think you would be suited for this send a resume to containing:

  • Hour you are available to work
  • When you are available to start
  • Your resume


The Blue Ranch - Gracemere: We are currently looking for 2x  Casual Juniors around 15yrs of age. Must be available  to work weekends, some school holidays and after school shifts, & can be called in at times. Must be reliable, honest, confident & willing to learn & have a go, able to lift heavy items with every shift, also able to follow direction. You will be required over time to serve on a Pos system, and serving & helping customers Instore immediately, prior knowledge of some stock feeds or pet supplies highly regarded, but not necessary. Please apply by coming Instore with a resume asap, candidates will be chosen within a week.


Rockhampton Leagues Club positions 

The Rockhampton Leagues Club currently have the following positions available:

  • Food & Beverage Staff
  • Must be available to work nights & weekends

For more info email


Hasting Deering: Hastings Deering is very excited to announce that our 2019 Apprenticeship Intake will be open for applications from Monday, 28 May 2018. An apprenticeship with Hastings Deering is an opportunity join one of the largest Apprentice Employers in Queensland and to learn from the best in the business working with world-class Caterpillar machinery.

Apprenticeships will be offered for commencement in early 2019 in the following locations:

  • Brisbane
  • Toowoomba
  • Mackay
  • Rockhampton
  • Townsville
  • Cairns
  • Mt Isa
  • Darwin
  • Alice Springs

For further details, please visit our website, Facebook page or contact us directly on 1300 071 618.


Anglo American Coal Australia - 2019 Apprenticeship Program (Electrical & Diesel Fitter) - Moranbah North Mine: Applications for our 2019 Electrical & Diesel Fitter Apprenticeship Program at our Moranbah North Mine are now open. As part of the program you will be provided with on-the-job training in various working areas of the mine to maximise your exposure to the operation and a tailored development plan to give you a future with a difference. As you progress through your trade we'll help you discover your real capability and develop your technical and leadership skills. We offer a supportive environment where your drive to participate in new challenges will be encouraged, allowing you to reach your full potential. These positions are primarily based underground, working a lifestyle roster.

If you are a motivated and enthusiastic person who is reliable and enjoys taking a hands-on approach to new experiences, we want you to share your talents with us. Your strong communication skills, attention to detail and ability to solve problems will be key to your success in the program. A Certificate 1 in Resources Infrastructure Operations will be highly regarded however, it is not essential.

As well as a very competitive salary package, Anglo American offers exceptional training and development opportunities to all our employees. Subsidised camp accommodation is also available whilst on shift if the successful applicant doesn’t reside in Moranbah. If you have the ambition to work for a leader in the mining and resources industry, where our purpose is ‘Re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives’ please apply now.

To discover our   difference   and   to   find   out   more   about   our   apprenticeship   program, go to to kick start your career and apply online.  Ref No. 724069

Applications close at midnight Wednesday 16 May 2018.

Advertised: 27 Apr 2018 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 16 May 2018 23:55 E. Australia Standard Time

Apply now


Mrs Karen Copping (Careers Coordinator)


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