Powering Careers in Energy

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The Powering Careers in Energy course focuses on increasing student’s understanding around the opportunities for employment in the oil and gas industry. Students will study a total of five units covering a wide range of topics relating to the LNG industry and will learn about the history of the industry and its global networks.

Students will also develop knowledge of the essential skills and work requirements for a career in this sector and understand the practical application of Chevron’s work safety program. The course also explores the broad range of career options available within the oil and gas industry.   The endorsed course was developed by Chevron Australia to provide an opportunity for students to undertake a program of work endorsed by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority.

Students undertaking this program gain the equivalent of two units towards their Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) graduation upon completion of the course. All endorsed programs successfully completed and reported to the SCSA are listed on a student’s Western Australian Statement of Student Achievement (WASSA).

The frequency of this subject is TWO periods per week.

The course is suitable for students who would like to:

  • Develop an understanding of the oil and gas industry and expand their knowledge and skills through engagement with new experiences and activities associated with the oil and gas industry.
  • Develop an understanding of the broad range of career options available within the energy industry, and how they align to individual’s career aspirations.

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In Year 10 Powering Careers, students come together to learn new ideas about Chevron and the LNG industry. It has an enjoyable atmosphere, where all students talk about many interesting concepts within the oil and gas industry such as the Native Title Process in WA and sources of energy. Powering careers also enables us to prepare for interviews that involve different career opportunities for each student, which will help to create resumes for jobs in the future. Vanthi Pham

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The PCiE course allows students to explore many of the science disciplines including Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

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