Crestwood High School

Vision and Progress

Telephone02 9639 7422


Careers Advisory Service and Careers Reference Centre

The school has a careers adviser whose role is to help provide information, options and opportunities to student during their high school years to assist them in developing the skills and knowledge to effectively manage their future career pathways and to help them transition into their post-school choices. The Careers adviser organises speakers from universities, businesses and organisations to help advise students of varied career options. The Careers Office and careers reference centre is located in the school library.

Careers education

 Career Education lessons are part of the school curriculum in Year 10. The purpose is to assist students to develop the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes necessary to make informed decisions about school and post-school options. Students’ are provided with supported participation in work experience opportunities and access to outside organisations through guest speakers, career expos, workshops and electronic newsletters.

Vocational education and Training (VET)

Vocational education is part of the senior curriculum with students accessing courses from external providers including TAFE and Western Sydney Local Health Districts. (EVET) Students are also able to access School based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SBAT’s). Any students wanting to access these courses are encouraged to speak with the Careers Adviser to obtain the required information for application and enrolment into these courses and programs.

Career and Enterprise Education

The Careers Advisor coordinates a number of programs within the school. If you would like any information, regarding the following programs or are interested in participating in these programs please contact the Careers Adviser.

Year 11 Community mentoring program

The program aims to bring together people who have experienced life, education and business with our chosen young participants. Mentors provide support, skills and knowledge to their Year 11 mentees as they experience the highs and lows of a students’ Preliminary HSC year.

The benefits for the mentees involved in the program has been having a supportive adult that is linked to an interest area but is not a relative who can provide opportunities and options, expertise and experiences in that field and have life experiences to help with issues that impact on students life in and out of school.