Prepare your future workforce.
Bring youthful and new ideas to your business.
Gain access to potential employees, apprentices or trainees.
Strengthen your links with the community and raise your business profile.
Provide students with practical skills training as an integral part of the industry course they are studying for the HSC.
Raise the quality of those coming into your industry.
Students attend and assist in your business for one week (35 hours)
It is unpaid and students are insured by the Department of Education, Catholic Education Office or the Independent School which they attend
Work placement is like work experience but work placement is compulsory for Years 11 and 12 students and directly relates to their Vocational Education and Training (VET) course
Students put into practice the skills they’ve learnt in the classroom
Your future workforce gets to try a career to see if it’s right for them
Students require one week
work placements in
Early Childhood Education and Care
Information & Digital Technology
Manufacturing and Engineering
Tourism, Travel & Events
Give meaningful direction and support as young people link their school studies with the world of work.
Work Placement is coordinated across NSW by a network of Work Placement Service Providers (WPSP). WPSPs are non-government, not for profit organisations contracted to support and coordinate the mandatory work placements for students.
Workplace Learning is the Work Placement Service Provider for the Illawarra, Southern Highlands, Shoalhaven and Far South Coast regions. We work closely with local High Schools , TAFE NSW and other Registered Training Organisations and employers to coordinate the work placements for all eligible students across these regions.
If you feel your business may benefit from hosting a student or forming a partnership with a particular school or schools, please submit your details by following the link belowGet Started Today