Work Placement


The Skill Engineer Ltd will deliver coordination services for mandatory Higher School Certificate (HSC) Vocational Education and Training (VET) work placements from 2021 to 2024 across the Central Coast and Northern Sydney. 

Work placement is a mandatory component of vocational education and training (VET) courses, that students can choose as part of their studies for the NSW Higher School Certificate.

The 12 industry based VET courses are:

    • Automotive
    • Entertainment Industry
    • Human Services
    • Retail Services
      • Business Services
      • Financial Services
      • Information and Digital Technology
      • Tourism, Travel and Events
        • Electrotechnology
        • Hospitality
        • Primary Industries
        • Construction

          The Board Endorsed Courses are:

            • Animal Studies
            • Early Childhood
            • Community Services
              • Fitness
              • Manufacturing and Engineering
              • School Based Education Support
                • Plumbing
                • Sport Coaching
                • Active Volunteering


                  Work placements enable students to understand how classroom skills translate to a workforce setting, and provide a solid foundation for future employment. 

                  The Skill Engineer liaises with local schools with secondary enrolments, EVET providers and employers to coordinate HSC VET work placements for all eligible students within the service region.


                  Each year a number of employers across the Central Coast and Northern Sydney host student work placements. Host employers are integral to the success of the Work Placement Program and play an important role in a young person’s journey to becoming work ready. 

                  Benefits to employers:

                  • Contribute to training our future workforce by offering on-the-job learning opportunities;
                  • Assess the potential of young workers in your industry 
                  • Demonstrate good community spirit and raise your business profile
                  • Increase the supervisory, training and mentoring skills of your staff

                  To find out more information about becoming a host employer, please click find out more or complete the contact form below and one of our Structured Workplace Learning Coordinators will be in touch.


                  We acknowledge the traditional owners of this land, the Darkinjung, Pangerang and Yawuru peoples and pay respects to their elders past and present. We thank them for sharing their country, their culture and their language.We look to the future with hope as we walk side by side with our First Nations people in the spirit of reconciliation and truth telling.

                  Tuggerah, NSW

                  Ph: (02) 4304 3031
                  14/1 Bounty Close, Tuggerah NSW 2259
                  Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

                  Wangaratta, VIC

                  Ph: (03) 5737 4257
                  16 Osboldstone Rd, Wangaratta VIC 3677
                  Monday to Friday, 7am - 5pm

                  Broome, WA

                  Ph: 0428 995 955
                  41 Blackman St, Broome WA 6725
                  Monday to Friday 8:00am - 2:00pm

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