Not sure what kind of job you want in the future? No problem. Answer the following questions and discover your possible dream career – as well as the VCE subjects and uni courses you’ll need to get there.
Like working with your hands?
Dream job: bricklayer, builder, plumber, carpenter, make-up artist, hairdresser.
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.
Relevant VCE subjects to consider: literature, drama, theatre studies, media, business management.
Are you creative & artistic?
Dream job: artist, festival director, music producer, graphic designer, author, poet.
Relevant VCE subjects to consider: visual communication design, art, studio arts, music, media, product design and technology, literature, theatre studies.
Interested in health?
Dream job: osteopath, nurse, paramedic, dietitian, forensic scientist, wellness consultant.
Relevant VCE subjects to consider: biology, chemistry, physics, health and human development, biology, physical education, any mathematics.
Like helping people?
Dream job: community services worker, lawyer, international aid worker, social worker, youth worker.
Relevant VCE subjects to consider: psychology, global politics, Australian politics, legal studies.
Want to design our suburbs & cities?
Dream job: draftsperson, engineer, industrial engineer, surveying technician, engineering technician
- architectural and building engineering
- civil engineering
- electrical and electronic engineering
- mechanical engineering.
Relevant VCE subjects to consider: product design and technology, systems engineering, physics, chemistry, any mathematics.
Are you great with computers?
Dream job: applications developer, programmer, systems analyst, technical and user support, software engineer.
- computer science
- network and systems computing
- information system management
- information technology
- digital media and technology
- electrical and electronic engineering.
Relevant VCE subjects to consider: software development, product design and technology, informatics, and mathematics.
Do you love sport?
Dream job: exercise physiologist, fitness instructor, PE teacher, program development coordinator, remedial/sports massage therapist, sports coach.
- exercise science and human movement
- physical education
- sport and recreation management
- remedial massage/myotherapy
- sport coaching
- outdoor education.
Relevant VCE subjects to consider: physical education, health and human development.