News category: SWL

Students visit Loy Yang Power and Ausnet

1 June 2019

Students from South Gippsland, Gippsland East and Latrobe recently toured Loy Yang Power and Ausnet Distribution Centre Morwell. This was part of the Victorian Energy…

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SWL placement with AusNet Services

26 July 2018

Our SWL Coordinator Karena Kerr recently caught up with Wonthaggi Secondary College students Ned and Kurt, who have been out erecting new power lines as part of…

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Structured Workplace Learning placement leads to job

30 April 2018

Tiarna Parker is working as a life guard at the YMCA in Wonthaggi after completing a Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) placement with the YMCA in…

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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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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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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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