This is an endorsed program developed by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority. Workplace Learning allows students to develop transferable skills through work experience in the workplace. These skills may be developed through paid or unpaid work experience.
Why should you enrol in Workplace Learning?
What is required? To complete this program, a student must:
During the work placement the student is required to complete a logbook which comprises of an attendance record and task schedule and an an evaluation of the student’s workplace performance.
This logbook is validated by the workplace supervisor.
During and/or after the work placement the student is required to respond to 10 questions for every 55 hours completed (Questions are based on the Core Skills for Work Developmental Framework).
Ideally, you should have two days free on your timetable to enable you to do your work placement. If you have a full timetable you will need to complete your work placement after school or in the holidays.
*** Please be aware: based on the average of a 6 hour day you would need to work two sets of school holidays without any sick days to comply.
2016 School holiday dates
Monday 11th April 2016 – Friday 22nd April 2016
Monday 4th July 2016 – Friday 15th July 2016
Monday 26th September 2016 – Friday 7th October 2016
PLEASE NOTE- this is a course, we do not find you employment. We help you to gain the skills and experience you will need to find employment when you leave school. If you have a part-time job already, you may be able to use these hours towards the program. Please check with the Workplace Learning Coordinator.
Contact Suzie Brown WPL Coordinator 0418 943 489
53 Reid St Bassendean 6054 WA
P: (08) 9379 5122
F: (08) 9379 5111