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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Trade skills open day 2

SGTSA Trade Training Centre Open Day

18 October 2016

LLEN Partner, South Gippsland Trade Skills Alliance held it’s very first open day on Monday 15th August 2016. The state of the art training facilities…

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The New Work Order

17 October 2016

The Foundation for Young Australians report The New Work Order identifies some key issues are ahead for young people. Automation, globalisation and more flexible work…

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