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Highview College 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 VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

Australian Defence Force -  Gap Year

Applications are now open: Current Year 12 students can apply for a 12-month position in the Air Force, Army or Navy to begin in 2022.
The following are examples of roles on offer:

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer Submariner
  • Maritime Aviation Warfare Officer
  • Maritime Warfare Officer
  • Maritime Warfare Officer Submariner
  • Navy Sailor
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer Submariner
  • Maritime Logistics Officer
  • Helicopter Pilot

  • Army Combat
  • Army Officer
  • Army Support

Air Force
  • Administration Assistant
  • Airforce Security
  • Aviation Support Technician
  • Cabin Crew (Flight Attendant)
  • Warehouse Store person
  • Airfield Defence Guard

Start your application
  • Find a role you would like to apply for and click on the ‘apply now’ link at
  • Create an account
  • Follow the steps to start your application and book the YOU Session.
  • You will need to enter your personal details, complete a medical questionnaire, and upload your Yr 10 – 12 academic reports.

Key websites
Information about the recruitment process -
Videos about the Gap Year program -


Welcome back!

Hi everyone,

Welcome back to a new school year! We hope you all had an enjoyable break. 

A few things have changed in the Careers department since last year. We welcome Mr Langley as a new member of the careers team!
Mr Langley (located in Mrs Howlett's old office will be working predominantly with the Year 11s and 12s and Mrs Howlett (located in Room 20) will work with the Years 9s and 10s before heading off on maternity leave at the end of term 1.

We really look forward to working with you all and welcome you to pop down and see us at any time :) 

Mrs Howlett and Mr Langley

Upcoming Events

  Defence Force – Information Sessions
Various dates and locations
24 - 31 Victoria University
Webinar Series – showcasing a wide variety of courses.
24 The Hotel School Melbourne
Meet our Industry Alumni
25 Careers in the Maritime Industry
Online webinar. Please see your Careers Adviser for information
27 UCAT ANZ (online)
National Institute of Education
Intensive UCAT training workshop
30 Charles Sturt University
Explore Day - Albury-Wodonga
30 Australian Catholic University
Entry pathways webinar

  Deakin University
Campus and faculty tours - various dates
  Monash University
Campus and faculty tours - various dates
8 William Angliss
Experience Day (online)
13 La Trobe University
Webinar – information on the Aspire Early Admissions Program
15, 20 Victoria Police Force
Careers Information Sessions
15: Online | 20: Ballarat
20, 21, 22 Australian Catholic University – Talk with Industry Series (online)
20: Talk with Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine - 6 – 7pm
21: Talk with Business and IT – Wednesday - 6 – 7pm
22: Talk with Law – 6 – 7pm


Virtual open days

Missed an open day?
No worries! Several universities have recorded the sessions so you can watch them from home.

Charles Sturt University,
University of Melbourne,
Deakin University,
Monash University,
La Trobe University,
Swinburne University ,
Victoria University,
Federation University,