Term 3

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Your place at work

To complete this unit, we’re going to talk briefly about what your career may look like. Use these slides to

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Workplace responsibilities

We have rights at work, but we also have a range of things we are responsible for. Use these slides

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Workplace rights

It’s important that students learn about their rights, what they are, and how they can protect them, so they can

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Staying safe at work

This topic involves learning about some basic health and safety considerations for the workplace. Use these slides to introduce the

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Evolving workplaces

We’re going to think about how workplaces have changed over the past few years, and also look at how they

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What careers look like

Often, students hold outdated ideas about the way their career may unfold; for example, many students think a ‘normal’ career

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Skill clusters

The Skill Clusters give us a new way to think about the types of jobs we can do. Use these

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The bigger picture

This time we’ll be thinking about how an individual’s work fits into the Bigger Picture. Use these slides to introduce

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The local world of work

Students who understand the jobs that are on offer close to home could find it easier to align their career

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What is the world of work?

Students need to understand the World of Work because in a few short years they will be participating in it.

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World of work reflections

This activity asks students to take a minute to reflect on their place and where they want to go.

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Research checklist

This activity asks students to write a list of careers they want to explore, then check off when they have

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Going on leave

When you’re working, you’ll need to let people know if you plan on taking leave. Your employment will impact the

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Ready to go

This activity asks students to reflect on their job readiness, and consider areas where they may need to improve.

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Exploring industry awards

This activity encourages students to do some research on industry awards and answer some simple questions.

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Is it discrimination?

This activity asks students to reflect on two different situations in the workplace and decide whether or not a worker

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Your rights at work

Do you know your rights at work? If you’re working in Australia, then the government has created laws that protect

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Hazards to watch out for at work

Workplace Health and Safety is everyone’s business, and when you’re at work you’ll be responsible for taking reasonable care for

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One job, different industries

You’ll find similar jobs in every industry, so if you can figure out the kind of work you like, you

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Managing conflict

This activity asks students to reflect on how they’ve managed conflict to date and think about how they might manage

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Will robots take my job?

This activity asks students to consider the risk of automation for some common jobs in the future.

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The types of career break

Lots of people take a career break for a whole range of reasons – they may need to care for

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Multi-skilled people

This activity asks students to consider the common skills that might be shared across vastly different jobs.

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Career profile

This activity asks students to create a career profile of someone they admire.

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Understanding work types

This activity asks students to think about the different types of work, and see if they can correctly match each

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Skill cluster jobs

Each cluster has a range of jobs that you’ll find in every industry.

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The skill clusters

This activity asks students to think about where they might fit within the six skill clusters.

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Where will you make an impact?

This activity asks students to think about where they would like to make an impact, and then brainstorm some ways

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Flow on effects

This activity asks students to consider the potential flow on effects of their actions, both good and bad.

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Everything is connected

Your actions impact on other people in ways you don’t often see. This information chart takes a look at how

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Chat about work travel

This activity asks students to find a grownup and have a chat about where they’ve travelled for work.

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Your world of work map

This activity asks students to consider the places they might and might not want to work in the future.

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Local industries

This activity asks students to find out more about the biggest industries in their local area.

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Grownup industry challenge

This activity asks students to find four grownups and ask them how many industries they’ve worked in.

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How big is each industry?

This activity asks students to consider the size of each industry and compare them to each other.

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Write a job spotlight

This activity asks students to pick a job and then do some research to find out what sort of tasks

Your rights at work

Do you know your rights at work? If you’re working in Australia, then the Commonwealth (or, the government) has created

Staying safe at work

Workplace Health and Safety is everyone’s business, and when you’re at work you’ll be responsible for taking reasonable care for

Evolving workplaces

Wondering what a real workplace actually looks like? Workplaces are really diverse, but they all have a few things in

Skill Clusters

There are a couple of ways to break the world of work down into manageable chunks (like industries) and one

The bigger picture

Your work forms one part of a very big picture – and it’s important to understand how the work you

Your local world of work

What do you know about the jobs that are available in your community? Every place is different, and the types

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Workplace responsibilities

We all have rights at work, like the right to be paid for our time, and the right to not

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Workplace rights

All employees in Australia have rights that protect them from discrimination or unfair treatment by their employer, and it’s really

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Workplace health and safety

It’s important that you know about Workplace Health and Safety before you start your first job because you’ll be responsible

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Evolving workplaces

We can do new work in new ways, so why would we want to stick with the offices of yesterday

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The Skill Clusters

There are a couple of ways to break the world of work down into manageable chunks (like industries) and one

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The bigger picture

Your work forms one part of a very big picture – and it’s important to understand how the work you

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Your local world of work

What do you know about the jobs that are available in your community? Every place is different, and the types

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The World of Work

Welcome to the World of Work. It’s a place where you can use your talents, employ your skills and leverage

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Exploration

Take a deep dive into the world of work. Learn about industries, skill clusters, and job tasks, both locally and