Author: Natalie Goldhahn

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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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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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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Work placement helps student get a foot in the door

Ethan Miller “Work placement has changed my life” “Recently I visited one of my Retail Services Students, Ethan Miller, who has found employment with Best&Less in Nowra. Towards the end of Term 1 in his final year at school,  Ethan found that school was not making him very happy and he was looking to leave.  After many discussions with his…
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Excellence in VET in the Bega Valley Shire

The Workplace Learning Excellence in Vocational Education & Training (VET) Awards were held on Tuesday July 30, 2019 at Club Sapphire Merimbula. The night celebrated the many young people in the Bega Valley who have taken the opportunity to access Vocational Education and Training while still at school so have started their career journey early.…
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Victory in VET for Eurobodalla Schools

The Workplace Learning Excellence in Vocational Education & Training (VET) Awards were held on Wednesday July 31, 2019 at the Moruya Golf Club. The night celebrated the many young people in the Eurobodalla Shire who have taken the opportunity to access Vocational Education and Training while still at school so have started their career journey…
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Outstanding VET Student of the Year

Shoalhaven VET Stars Shine

Elijah Brown, Vincentia High School – Outstanding VET Student of the Year The Workplace Learning Shoalhaven Excellence in Vocational Education & Training (VET) Awards were held on Thursday June 27,  2019 at the Bomaderry Bowling Club. The awards showcase the many talented HSC students the region is producing. The students nominated are undertaking VET courses…
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