The Careers, Counselling & Pathways Service is a FREE and confidential* service to help you succeed at TAFE and in your chosen career. Prospective TAFE students are able to access the service to assist with course choice decisions and career planning. Students enrolled with Hunter TAFE are able to access a range of services in 3 main areas:
1. Career Development
2. Educational Effectiveness
3. Personal Counselling
We can assist prospective and enrolled students with course choice and career decision making. We provide you with many options, ideas and tools for exploring careers. This may involve help with:
• Course/Career choice and planning
• Job seeking skills
• Resumes, job applications and cover letters
• Preparing for Job Interviews
There are a range of online resources to help you explore your career options, whether you are just starting out, developing your career further or looking at retraining.
• Hunter TAFE Course Information
• TAFE NSW website
• Learning Pathways
• Career Pathways Booklet
• Careers Connect@Hunter
At the Careers, Counselling & Pathways Service we can cover a lot of ground to make sure you do well in your course and reach your potential. We can assist current Hunter TAFE students with:
• Study skills
• Time management
• Goal setting
• Educational difficulties
• Referral to a range of other support services
Staff will take the time to listen to your needs and work with you to come up with strategies to help you do well in your course. To help get you started we have provided some useful tip sheets in the right hand column, as well as links to some useful websites.
Sometimes personal issues can interfere with your ability to learn and complete assessments. Hunter TAFE is here to help you get the most out of your study. Students can make appointments with TAFE counsellors at any campus. You can talk about all kinds of situations including relationships, stress, depression, anxiety, conflict, self-esteem, alcohol or drugs, money, accommodation, harassment and complaints – knowing your privacy will be respected.