New School to Work program begins

Find work-based learning opportunities for your students, with the support of our Local Learning and Employment Networks.

Tuesday, 25 April 2023 at 11:00 pm
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The department’s new School to Work program is now available to help Local Learning and Employment Networks (LLENs) and schools arrange work-based learning for students.

This new department program features a School to Work portal for school staff and students to use to search for work-based learning opportunities.

Work-based learning helps students understand employer expectations, develop employability skills, and make informed pathways and career decisions.

School to Work focuses on supporting 5 types of work-based learning opportunities:

  • work experience
  • structured workplace learning (SWL)
  • school-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SBATs) for non-government school students
  • workplace visits and industry tours
  • life skills programs and work-readiness activities where industry can be directly involved.

Opportunities across different industries and careers can be delivered to all secondary school students.

Find work-based learning opportunities

LLENs work with schools, local employers and industry partners to match students with the right learning experience.

There are 31 LLENs operating locally across Victoria to source opportunities. Employers from all industries work with LLENs to publish opportunities on the School to Work portal.

Find out more

You can find the location and contact information of your nearest LLEN on the School to Work Portal’s LLEN List.