P2E Students visit service providers and tour workplaces in Wonthaggi

1 November 2017

South Gippsland Bass Coast P2E students visited service providers and toured workplaces in Wonthaggi. Students worked in teams to visit Centrelink, Bendigo Bank, Work Solutions Gippsland…

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SWL student secures apprenticeship after completing work placement

27 October 2017

SWL student Adam Magnifico has secured himself an Apprenticeship with Cervus Equipment Australia Leongatha. Adam is a year 11 student at Leongatha Secondary College and is also completing Cert…

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STEM Sisters Project Launch

19 October 2017

The STEM Sisters project was launched on Friday 13th October at AGL Energy in Traralgon. It was attended by 140 year 9 students from 20 different schools…

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Wonthaggi Secondary College 'Naval Gazing Program'

14 June 2017

“Year 10 students from Wonthaggi Secondary College recently had the privilege to experience a day at Cerberus. This is a popular excursion with the students and…

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Victorian Energy Education and Training Program

5 June 2017

   Students from across Gippsland came together to participate in an industry excursion day for the Victorian Energy Education and Training (VEET) program. The VEET program exposes participants to career development activities and generates links to the local energy industry. This year 4 students from 2 South Gippsland schools participated in the VEET program. Participants had the unique opportunity to visit Loy Yang Power Station, Ausnet Hazelwood Terminal Station and Federation Training Energy Training Centre in Chadstone. Excursions included site tours, hands on activities and engagement with employees about careers within the industry.  As part of the VEET program, students also completed work placements with Ausnet Services in Leongatha. This is a very unique opportunity providing students with valuable industry experience. A message from program partners:  “The most successful people in my life experiences are not the most talented, but are the…

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From SWL to Apprenticeship

2 May 2017

Fraser has always had a keen interest in motors and likes working with his hands. Last year he studied Certificate II in Automotive through Federation Training…

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South  Gippsland  Primary  School  Leadership  Conference

30 April 2017

The  South  Gippsland  Primary  School  Leadership  Conference  (PSSLC)  involved  100 s students  from  18  schools  across  South  Gippsland and Bass Coast.  The event was hosted by the Assistant Principals Group and facilitated by student training organisation GRIP Leadership. Students developed strategies to be used within their schools and communities. The day included 4 workshops and a GippSport session with guest speaker Chelsea Caple Development Manager AFL Gippsland.   Some of the key topics covered at the workshops included networking, what it means to be a leader, expectations,  responsibility, thinking outside the box and turning ideas into action.  Feedback: “The students are getting so much out of today and all the content has been really engaging. They are really enjoying themselves.”  Kiarna Smith 5-6 Teacher…

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Students demonstrating trade training in the workplace

24 April 2017

Students from secondary colleges throughout South Gippsland and Bass Coast are demonstrating their Vocational Education Training (VET) in structured work placements with local businesses. The…

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Chisholm VCAL Partnership

21 March 2017

In partnering with Chisholm, the LLEN has provided some extra funding to support the Chisholm VCAL program in Wonthaggi so that students can attend the…

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VET in Schools

12 January 2017

In October 2016, Mirboo North Secondary College students had the opportunity to visit Kangan Institute’s Automotive Centre of Excellence at Docklands and Textile Department in…

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