NEW FRIENDS: Dietitian Trina Laidlaw from Kingaroy Hospital and Bridget Dando, Jhavana Perren and Thai-Lia Currell from Yarraman High School meet a new friend 'Sid' the skeleton at last year's careers expo at Kingaroy TAFE.
NEW FRIENDS: Dietitian Trina Laidlaw from Kingaroy Hospital and Bridget Dando, Jhavana Perren and Thai-Lia Currell from Yarraman High School meet a new friend 'Sid' the skeleton at last year's careers expo at Kingaroy TAFE. Matt Collins

Find out your options at South Burnett Careers Market

LEAVING school or considering a career change, but still unsure? Then the South Burnett Careers Market is right up your alley.

The South Burnett Careers Market provides an opportunity for students, along with anyone else who may be interested in investigating a new career, to explore what their options are here in the South Burnett.

This year the event will feature hands-on try-a-trade activities across a range of areas, as well as displays from employers, apprenticeship centres, universities, the defence force, council, and more.

TAFE Queensland organisers are are proud to host the event at their Kingaroy campus.

The Kingaroy campus offers a range of courses in aged care, automotive, construction, engineering, hair and beauty, hospitality, and nursing. Additional study options at the campus include courses in agriculture, business, child care, and English language.

Students learning how to control the Forklift during the Careers Expo at Kingaroy TAFE.
Students learning how to control the Forklift during the 2018 South Burnett Careers Expo at the Kingaroy TAFE. Matt Collins

TAFE South West Queensland marketing and events officer Tessa Foord said about 800 school students had registered to attend the day.

"The 2019 South Burnett Careers Market provides an excellent opportunity for students from the South Burnett and surrounding areas to explore vocational education and training courses that give them a headstart on their careers and can be completed while still in school,” Ms Foord said.

"Attendees are able to participate in hands-on try-a-trade activities, speak directly with teachers, purchase a barbecue lunch and talk to a record number of exhibitors including employers, apprenticeship centres, universities, the defence force, council and more.”

The South Burnett Careers Market is on this Thursday at TAFE Queensland Kingaroy, on the Corner Bunya Highway and Geritz Rd, from 9am-3pm.