Work Placement in 2020

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) has taken the decision to waiver the mandatory work placement requirement for students studying vocational education and training (VET) subjects as part of their Higher School Certificate for this year.  Students continuing the course in 2021, will meet the course requirement if…
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Host Employer of the Week

Workplace Learning is proud to recognise our Host Employer of the Week Infinity Energy Solutions! Michael and his team are longstanding supporters of VET, having participated in the work placement program for 5 years now, hosting a huge 180 students over this time. Infinity Energy Solutions are based in the Illawarra and have been operating…
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Host Employer of the Week

Parrish Group have been hosting students in the Shoalhaven since 2015, providing fantastic industry experience to our local VET students and are a huge supporter of the work placement program. We are extremely grateful to have them on board and part of our program. You’re in safe hands with Parrish Group’s team of experienced technicians…
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Host Employer of the Week

Due to the Government shutdown of Clubs we have had to get creative with ways to provide our services to the local community –  We are currently offering ‘Heat at Home’ takeaway meals every day, where between 2:30pm-5:30pm you are able to come to the Club to grab all your favourite meals.  All meals are…
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Host Employer of the Week

Simmark are a huge supporter of the work placement program and have been hosting students in the Shoalhaven since 2016, providing hands on industry experience to our local senior school students. We are extremely lucky to have them on board and part of our program. Simmark’s newest recruit Yvette completed her work placement in 2019…
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Host Employer of the Week

Chase and his team have hosted well over 300 work placement students across the Illawarra region since 2013. Chase has the capacity to host up to 3 students studying Hospitality per week at both of his Dapto venues; Alexander’s Cafe & Attaboy Restaurant. Workplace Learning is extremely grateful to Chase and his team for their…
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2020 Illawarra Schools Careers Expo Cancellation

Workplace Learning is committed to ensuring the work, health and safety of our staff and the community we serve. Given the unfolding situation relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia and Government restrictions which are in place to stop its spread, we have had to take the decision to cancel the Expo for 2020.  We…
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2019 Illawarra Schools Excellence in VET Awards

Workplace Learning held the Illawarra Schools VET Awards on Monday 11 November 2019 at Villa D’Oro Function Centre. The awards showcased 36 of the region’s best and brightest HSC students who have excelled in their individual VET courses across various schools and RTOs in the region. 14 of these students were selected to receive an…
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2019 Southern Highlands Schools Excellence in VET Awards

Workplace Learning held the Southern Highlands Schools VET Awards on Thursday 7 November 2019 at Mittagong RSL Club. The awards showcased 16 of the region’s best and brightest HSC students who have excelled in their individual VET courses across Bowral High School, Chevalier College and Moss Vale High School. Seven of these students were selected…
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Steps to Success

Workplace Learning’s Steps to Success (S2S) Program is funded by the Department of Education, Training Services NSW and is primarily aimed at students who are disengaged from learning. As part of the program the participants may be able to undertake a fully subsidised part qualification under the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled Program. A part…
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