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1431 Sturt Street Ballarat, Victoria, 3350. Phone: +61 03 53 311688

1431 Sturt Street Ballarat, Victoria, 3350. Phone: +61 03 53 311688



Careers and Transition coordination is an active component of our school’s strategy to improve student engagement and increase school retention and completion. The St Patrick’s College Careers Office aims are to provide students with up to date career information and effective advice to assist them make informed decisions about their career pathway options.

Careers and Transition services may include career development programmes, career counselling, pathway planning, subject selection advice, job search skills in resume and interview, Workplace Learning programmes and the provision of a full range of careers information booklets and course guides.

Major career development programmes at St Patrick’s College include:

  • VET in Schools Programs
  • School Based Apprenticeships
  • Work Experience and Structured Workplace Learning
  • Career Testing Tools – Career Voyage (Middle School) and Morrisby Report (Senior School)



St Patrick’s College Careers Home page aims to provide students and parents with all the latest careers information that will help them make decisions about future career options 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 VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

St Patrick’s College Careers – Home

Click here for Career Tools  page

Work Placement Forms

Work Experience Arrangement Form 

Work Experience Travel Form

Structured Workplace Learning Form

Structured Workplace Learning Travel Form

Form for Old Collegians to volunteer their time 

Careers Update

Please click on the link below for the latest Careers News. Compass Career News 15 November 2019 The Vocational Education & Training system plays a crucial role in the Australian economy From childcare to land management, from machinists to maritime workers, the VET system is the key to ensuring that Australians have the skills needed…


Where are they now – Liam Duggan (SPC 2009-14)

The College recently reconnected with Liam Duggan (SPC 2009-14) with the SPC-OCA celebrating the achievements of the West Coast Eagles premiership player as the Young Achiever of the Year for 2019. Liam shares his fond memories of his time at SPC and the values and lessons learnt as a student of the green, white and…


Careers Update

5 facts that will surprise you about the future of work An era of change in the workforce is well and truly upon us. The arrival of the Fourth Industrial Revolution means that the careers we once worked towards, or are working towards, are undergoing rapid change.  But don’t panic just yet. Despite the influx of intelligent…


Where are they now – Julian Prendergast (SPC 1979-84)

The College recently reconnected with former day student Julian Prendergast (SPC 1979-84) who has carved out a successful career in the financial services and agriculture industry, and is now Area Manager of Western Victoria for Elders.     Where has life taken you since leaving SPC? I haven’t strayed too far from Ballarat, having worked…

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