Not sure what kind of work you want to do in the future? No problem. Answer the following questions and discover your possible dream job – as well as the VCE subjects and uni courses you’ll need to get it.

Are you good with numbers?

Dream job: accountant, business analyst, human resource adviser, market analyst.

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: accounting, business management, economics, any mathematics.

Like working with your hands?

Dream job: bricklayer, builder, plumber, carpenter, make-up artist, hairdresser.

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: automotive, building and construction, electrical industry, engineering, furnishing, hospitality, interactive digital media.

 

Love to write?

Dream job: scriptwriter, journalist, writer, editor, marketing/public relations coordinator, radio/television producer.

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: literature, drama, theatre studies, media, business management.

Benjamin Laut co-founded an award-winning film production company.

 

 

 

 

 

Are you creative & artistic?

Dream job: artist, festival director, music producer, graphic designer, poet.

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: visual communication design, art, studio arts, music, media, product design and technology, literature, theatre studies.

Quinn Daly travelled to Scotland for an art residency at famous artist studios.

Interested in health?

Dream job: osteopath, nurse, paramedic, dietitian, forensic scientist, wellness consultant.

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: biology, chemistry, physics, health and human development, biology, physical education, any mathematics.

Paul Hermann runs two successful osteopathy clinics.

Like helping people?

Dream job: community services worker, lawyer, international aid worker, social worker, youth worker.

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: psychology, global politics, Australian politics, legal studies.

Meghann Clark’s law degree has taken her all over the world.

Want to design our suburbs & cities?

Dream job: draftsperson, engineer, industrial engineer, surveying technician, engineering technician

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: product design and technology, systems engineering, physics, chemistry, any mathematics.

Emma Buis loves her job in architectural engineering.

Are you great with computers?

Dream job: applications developer, programmer, systems analyst, technical and user support, software engineer.

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: software development, product design and technology, informatics, and mathematics.

Andrew Hinton found his dream job in IT at Telstra.

Do you love sport?

Dream job: exercise physiologist, fitness instructor, PE teacher, program development coordinator, remedial/Sports massage therapist, sports coach.

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: physical education, health and human development.

Sisters Bianca and Rosemarie Michetti are exercise science stars.

Want to help people learn?

Dream job: childcare supervisor, primary or secondary school teacher, training manager or assessor, teacher aide.

Possible courses:

Relevant VCE subjects to consider: any mathematics.

Sarah Mullucks won an award for her work as a primary school teacher.