Event Information

Careers Day Out is now in its 22nd year. The event was established by and still is organised by a group of dedicated local community volunteers wanting to make a difference. The event offers education options, career advice and even employment opportunities.  Careers Day Out is one of the largest education, training and employment expos in Northern Victoria, with over 1,900 visitors attending in 2019 and growing every year.

This year Careers Day Out is proudly sponsored by La Trobe University and GOTAFE, helping all regional students from Year's 9 to to 12 to discover their career pathway, further training options or future employment.

Our exhibitors this year will be providing interactive displays to give students opportunities to get involved in hands on activities. With a vast range of exhibitors including TAFE’s, Universities, other training providers, industry associations, local industry, employers, employment and support agencies, we are sure the students will not be bored. Oh, and don't forget the Emergency Services scenario display. Watch as Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria, CFA and Search and Rescue demonstrate their roles through an accident scene.

We encourage active participation by students through interactive displays, competitions, give-aways, and loads of other activities to ensure the day is engaging and worthwhile for everyone.

2020 Details

  • Date: Tuesday 5 May 2020
  • Venue: Multi-Purpose Pavilion & outdoor arena, Shepparton Showgrounds
  • Session 1: 9:00am - 11.30am (schools only)
  • Session 2: 12:00pm - 2:30pm (schools only)
  • Session 3: 3.00pm - 5.30pm - open to the public (VCE students, school leavers, parents, career changers & job seekers)

Session Three:

3:00pm to 5:30pm is open to the public

Careers Day Out will once again open it's doors to the public and everyone searching for the next step in their career journey.

From 3:00pm until 5:30pm, the focus will shift towards VCE students wanting information about further study or wanting to find a job, parents looking to re-enter the workforce, job seekers wanting support to find a job, career changers wanting to follow their dream career.

Hey parents, if your child comes home from Careers Day Out and has more questions, you have another child at home with career aspirations, or with so many opportunities available you find it difficult to navigate further education or career pathways, then come for visit. This session is for you and we are open until 5:30pm.

We know NDIS is hard to get your head around so we will be providing you loads of information to help answer those questions and connecting you to the right support if you need it.

There will be food available during the day, so bring the family down for an afternoon snack and explore the multitude of careers and demonstrations that are on offer throughout the Goulburn Valley and beyond.


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