Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Career Planning

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Heenan.

Identify your skills, abilities and work values, explore career options, and plan for your future direction. Create a Curriculum Vitae, covering letter, look at applications, and learn about job interviews.

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Locksmith, Train Driver, Market Research Analyst, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Office Manager, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Plastics Technician, Metal Worker, Brick and Blocklayer, Boat Builder, Production Manager, Naval Architect, Project Manager, Property Manager, Fabrication Engineer, Deckhand, Real Estate Agent, Recruitment Consultant, Building Contractor, Recycler/Dismantler, Building and Construction Labourer, Roading Construction Worker, Mechanical Engineer, Roadmarker, Electrical Engineer, Roofer, Building and Construction Manager, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Wood Processing Worker, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Scaffolder, Bus Driver, Cabinet Maker, Line Mechanic, Surveyor, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Contact Centre Worker, Travel Agent/Adviser, Textile Process Operator, Valuer, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Motor Vehicle Salesperson, Pet Groomer, Management Consultant, Test Analyst, Carpenter, Network Administrator, Carpet Cleaner, Flooring Installer, Marketing Specialist, Geospatial Specialist, Kitchenhand, Career Consultant, Chef, Data Analyst, Scrum Master, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Emergency Management Officer, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Insurance Claims Officer, Cleaner, Watchmaker and Repairer, Fashion Designer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Diver, Painter and Decorator, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Hotel Porter, Concrete Worker, Event Manager, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Jeweller, Technical Writer, Dairy Farmer, Storeperson, Cook, Mining Engineer, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Holiday Park Manager, Sales Representative, Crop Farmer/Manager, Accountant, Curator, Auditor, Customs Broker/Freight Forwarder, Systems Administrator, Office Administrator, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Maitre d’Hotel, Sales and Marketing Manager, Survey Technician, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Aeronautical Engineer, Visual Merchandiser, Workplace Relations Adviser, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Dog Trainer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Electronics Trades Worker, Aircraft Loader, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Driller, Aircraft Refueller, Driving Instructor, Product Assembler, Personal Assistant, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Economist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Retail Manager, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Chemist, Engineering Machinist, Building Surveyor, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Arborist, Importer/Exporter, Architect, Plasterer, Architectural Technician, Welder, Fencer, Plastics Worker, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Financial Adviser, Heavy Truck Driver, Ranger, Artistic Director, Marine Engineer, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Medical Physicist, Flight Instructor, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Food and Beverage Factory Worker, Forestry and Logging Worker, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Furniture Finisher, Glazier, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Bank Worker, Game Developer, Bartender, Hotel/Motel Manager, Landscape Architect, Cafe Worker, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Health and Safety Inspector, Farmer/Farm Manager, Glass Processor, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative, Chemical Engineer, Hairdresser/Barber, Health and Safety Adviser, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Fire Engineer, Naturopath, Orchard Farmer/Manager, Dairy Herd Manager, Immigration Officer, Industrial Spray Painter, Dairy Farm Manager, Joiner, Viticulturist