Tools for Career Practitioners
For Students and Learners
- Importance of Subjects Choice:
Help students to understand the categories or grouping of subjects and link that to the possible occupations.
Use assessments to help students discover their skills and interests.
- Be Prepared for College/university:
Help students understand the difference between high school and college/university. The college/university readiness brochure is available here. The brochures compare student responsibility, academic environment, and resources and support between high school and college/university.
Classroom and preparation tips are also included.
- Acquire Tertiary Education:
As much as there is high rate of unemployment even among the graduates, it is advisable to encourage learners to finish school and seek tertiary education in order to stand a better chance of being employed.
- Find a registered Institution:
Provide information on how to explore education options.
- Pay for Education
Show students how to get scholarships and financial aid.
Find and Apply for Jobs
Encourage graduating students not to wait until after graduation to start their job search.
Advise students to make use of their students support services and other relevant departments at their respective institutions.
Encourage students to register on the graduate databases, Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA) and other relevant sources.
Provide employment links
Provide resources to help them develop resumes and cover letters.
Transition from College to Work
Provide tips for succeeding in the workplace.
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