Structured Work Placement
Structured Work Placement gives students experience in the workplace.
Those students completing a VET certificate where it is a requirement to have some time in the industry, will complete a certain number of hours in the workplace. Structured Work Placement will be arranged for all boys completing the Certificate I in Work Education and Certificate II in Hospitality.
Students who study three or more Non OP Subjects are required to do structured work placement for 3 weeks each year in Year 11 and 12. Students are required to choose an industry area relevant to the subjects in which they undertake in the curriculum.
Each semester students will complete placement application forms indicating a vocational area in which they wish to work. Once they are placed, it is the student's responsibility to ensure the agreement form is completed with the following signatures:
and return to school before placement occurs.
St Laurence’s prides itself on offering all Alternative Pathways (AP) student an extensive work experience program. Students are placed in industries according to the VET subjects they have selected at the school – one week every term in Year 11 and 12. These placements give the students value experience in the real world. This is a fabulous opportunity to make contacts within a chosen industry and have lead to school-based and full-time apprenticeship/traineeships.