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Jessica Greig
Jessica Greig

Nursing Dreams Came True

Jessica Greig graduated from Careers Australia in November 2015 with a Diploma of Nursing, and describes her work at the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital as her “dream job”.

Jessica's Story
Susan Bellege
Susan Bellege

Business, Leadership & Management

Susan Bellege, a recent graduate from Careers Australia is finally working in her dream job, but it didn’t come easy for the community worker from Tanzania, South Africa.

Susan's Story
Sally Tilbrook
Sally Tilbrook

Counselling

Sally Tilbrook is now one step closer to fulfilling her life-long dream of becoming a counselor, having obtained a Diploma of Counselling from Careers Australia and recently enrolling to study at university.

Sally's Story
Katherine
Katherine

Katherine's Success

Katherine fell in love with cooking whilst working as a cook in her home town in Germany. There was just something that she loved about preparing food for others that inspired her.

Katherine's Story
David Lincoln
David Lincoln

Warehousing Operations

Careers Australia graduate David Lincoln, secured a full time job with ATOM: Industrial and Safety Supplies in June, all thanks to his new Certificate III in Warehousing Operations.

David's Story
Ben Watson
Ben Watson

Apprentice of the Year

Careers Australia nominee for Construction Skills Queensland Apprentice Of The Year Ben Watson is well on his way to having a job that he loves.

Bens' Story
Krystal Ellery
Krystal Ellery

Aged Care

With a desire to care for others, Krystal had a dream of becoming a personal carer. Working as a casual dog groomer, Krystal wanted to find employment in the industry that she cared for most.

Krystal's Story
Peter Robbins
Peter Robbins

Counselling & Community Services

At the age of 46, Peter Robbins had it all - a great job as a personal lender with one of the big four banks, a lovely house and a loving and supportive family.

Peter's Story
Connor Soloman
Connor Soloman

Kitchen Operations

With help from his college and his Careers Australia trainer, Connor was able to complete a Certificate II in Kitchen Operations, and complete work experience at Redcliffe eatery Brick Bistro.

Connor's Story
Megan Doughty
Megan Doughty

Coffee Club Traineeship

Just one work experience shift was enough for The Coffee Club Sandgate to offer local student Megan Doughty a traineeship.

Megan's Story
Ryan Finocchio
Ryan Finocchio

Engineering Pathways

Ryan Finocchio may only be 28 years old, but he already has so much to be proud of.

Ryan's Story
David Peters
David Peters

Counselling

Mental health worker David Peters has turned his life around since completing a Diploma of Counselling at Careers Australia’s Sydney campus in 2013.

David's Story
Rhys Teelow
Rhys Teelow

Engineering Fabrication Trade

Twenty-three year old, Rhys Teelow recently commenced working with Haulmark Trailers Australia, a leading trailer supplier based in Rocklea, where he assists in the manufacture of heavy-rig trailers, cattle grids and cattle carts.

Rhys' Story
Mary Tyler
Mary Tyler

Counselling & Community Services

“I have found what my path is going to be for the rest of my life."

Mary's Story
Tiffany Phillips
Tiffany Phillips

Nursing Career

Twenty-two year old nursing graduate Tiffany Phillips has her eyes set on a promising career as a registered paediatric nurse after graduating from Careers Australia in March with a Diploma of Nursing.

Tiffany's Story
Angela McHugh
Angela McHugh

Counselling & Community Services

“It was a big step for me, but I knew it was something that I had to do. My trainers were incredibly patient and supportive as they encouraged me to come out of my shell. Putting myself in a social environment was daunting, but it was the best thing I could have done."

Angela's Story
Jeremy Beresford
Jeremy Beresford

Building a Career

After graduating from his Diploma course, Jeremy worked as a contractor to gain practical experience and to see firsthand how to operate a building company. Jeremy received his builder’s licence in October and soon after Berecon was established.

Jeremy's Story
Teneisha Rose
Teneisha Rose

Logistics

“I’ve always wanted to work in a large warehouse and drive a forklift. I’ve been doing it since I was a young girl, but I never got my licence,”

Teneisha's Story
Harry Duggan
Harry Duggan

Logistics in School

Harry Duggan from Bracken Ridge High School gave up the opportunity to go surfing this summer, instead jumping at the chance to gain work experience with one of Brisbane’s most prominent companies, Hart Sport.

Harry's Story
Jazmin Staikos
Jazmin Staikos

Business & Management

Ashfield resident Jazmin Staikos, 22, was determined to kick-start her career following an extended period of unemployment since leaving high school in 2008.


Jazmin's Story
Laura Bellini
Laura Bellini

Early Childhood Education and Care

“It’s a great opportunity to work with kids and experience a childcare centre. I am coping well, balancing work and school and get great support from my trainer Lisa when I need help”

Laura's Story
Aged Care
Aged Care

6 complete work placement

A passionate group of six Careers Australia aged care students have blended their practical training with a personal touch to open pathways and touch hearts.

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Ramu Farrell
Ramu Farrell

Building

“I highly recommend Careers Australia to anyone wishing to pursue a building career."

Ramu's Story
David Miller
David Miller

Carpentry Pathways

“In order to achieve my career dreams, I knew I needed to get a qualification and secure an apprenticeship."

David's Story
Janelle Singh
Janelle Singh

Business & Management

“We're taught to think critically and not sit on the ideas of others. Define yourself by doing what you love and express yourself in a positive not a negative way.”

Janelle's Story
Age is no barrier in business
Age is no barrier in business

Business

A student at Caboolture State High School, Kaylee possesses ambition and drive and certainly gives teenagers a good name.

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Salisbury Graduation
Salisbury Graduation

The Careers Australia Difference

Peta and Glen graduated from our Salisbury campus last week, along with more than 50 other students.

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Melissa Fee
Melissa Fee

Melissa Celebrates Dual Achievements

“It’s overwhelming, and I have a mix of emotions about graduating, but I do feel pride in myself, because the potential was there, I just needed the right opportunity to pull it out of me.”

Melissa's Story