Year 9 Career Development

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Fletcher

Career Development:This course is designed to give students the skills to select and research a career that matches their skills, interests and study interests. Students use the Career Services website to predict careers that may be of interest to them. They then research three careers. Students will be assessed on their research.

The last part of the course the students will investigate what makes a good employee and what they can do to make themselves more employable.

Course Overview

Term 1
The course lasts for 1 Term. Students have 2 periods per week. They are expected to complete a workbook and produce a research project by the end of the term.

Learning Areas:

Year 9, Year 9 Te Reo Māori, Careers and Transition - Ngā Ara Mahi

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Holiday Park Manager, Accountant, Diversional Therapist, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Aeroplane Pilot, Registered Nurse, Product Assembler, Paramedic, Anaesthetist, Retail Manager, Patternmaker, Architectural Technician, Archivist, Police Officer, Historian, Artist, Barrister, Auctioneer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Bartender, Cafe Worker, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Beauty Therapist, Tailor/Dressmaker, Debt Collector, Biochemist, Biosecurity Officer, Tattoo Artist, Property Manager, Fabrication Engineer, Deckhand, Building and Construction Manager, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Bus Driver, Butcher, Buyer, Taxi Driver/Chauffeur, Flight Attendant, Surveyor, Waiter/Waitress, Motor Vehicle Salesperson, Clinical Physiologist, Physician, Surgeon, Caretaker, Midwife, Table Games Dealer, Urban/Regional Planner, Chef, Chemical Production Operator, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Elected Government Representative, Emergency Management Officer, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Dental Technician, Cutter, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Communications Professional, Interpreter, Community Development Worker, Hotel Porter, Concrete Worker, Event Manager, Conservator, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Corrections Officer, Make-up Artist, Street/Park Cleaner, Judge, Customs Officer, Demonstrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Diagnostic Radiologist, Foreign Policy Officer, Visual Merchandiser, Workplace Relations Adviser, Sports Coach/Official, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Driller, Driving Instructor, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Exhibition and Collections Technician, Welder, Fencer, Plastics Worker, Financial Adviser, Marine Engineer, Florist, Flying Instructor, Food and Beverage Factory Worker, Service Station Attendant, Forklift Operator, Hunter/Trapper, Geophysicist, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative, Health Services Manager, Immigration Officer, Primary School Teacher, Joiner, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Librarian, Translator, Train Driver, Security Officer/Guard, Market Research Analyst, Massage Therapist, Ship's Master, Radiation Therapist, Model, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Osteopath, Parking Officer, Photographer, Plastics Technician, Policy Analyst, Printer, Probation Officer, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Recruitment Consultant, Recycler/Dismantler, Roadmarker, Roofer, Signmaker, Teacher Aide, Speech-Language Therapist, Telemarketer, Tow Truck Operator, Tyre Technician, Valuer, Management Consultant, Case Manager, Penetration Tester, Data Analyst, Garment Technician, Fire Engineer, Ophthalmologist, Viticulturist, Epidemiologist, Mining Engineer, Auditor, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Electronics Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Biomedical Engineer, Fashion Designer, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Systems Administrator, Engineering Machinist, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Arborist, Heavy Truck Driver, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Automotive Technician, Firefighter, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Health and Safety Adviser, Helicopter Pilot, Nursery Grower/Worker, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Project Manager, Wood Processing Worker, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural Technician, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Anaesthetic Technician, Animal Care Attendant, Veterinary Nurse, Zoologist, Chemist, Aquaculture Farmer, Author, Glazier, Microbiologist, Baker, Farmer/Farm Manager, Metal Worker, Phlebotomist, Brewer, Mechanical Engineer, Carpenter, Farm Assistant, Science Technician, Meteorologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Psychologist, Watchmaker and Repairer, Jeweller, Technical Writer, Dairy Farmer, Crop Farmer/Manager, Curator, Medical Imaging Technologist, Forensic Scientist, Electronics Trades Worker, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Economist, Electrician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Environmental Engineer, Ranger, Food Technologist, Professional Sportsperson, Forestry Scientist, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Gardener, Groundsperson, Hairdresser/Barber, Industrial Spray Painter, Insurance Adviser, Medical Laboratory Technician, Optometrist, Roading Construction Worker, Saw Doctor, Secondary School Teacher, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Intelligence Officer, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Dancer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Musician, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is no equipment required. A course booklet will be provided. Students will need to bring a laptop.