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 six Board Endorsed Courses are:

            • Animal Studies
            • Early Childhood
              • Fitness
              • Manufacturing and Engineering
                • Plumbing
                • Sport Coaching


                  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 Darkinjung and Pangerang (Bangerang) people and pay our respect to Elders past and present on whose land we have made our home and reap the opportunities. 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.

                    Gosford, NSW

                    Ph: (02) 4304 3031
                    350 Mann St, North Gosford NSW 2250
                    Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm

                    Wangaratta, VIC

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

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