Introduction to Workplace Learning

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA

Work experience, structured workplace learning and school-based apprenticeships and traineeships are a fantastic opportunity for any student to get some first-hand, on-the-job experience or training.

These videos give students, parents and educators some important and useful information to make sure students get the most out of their work placement.

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Workplace Learning Toolbox introductory videos

Introduction to Workplace Learning – work placement can be the first step towards further education and training and a career. The Introduction to Workplace Learning video introduces students to the workplace to help them get the most out of their placement.

Preparing for Work Placement – every workplace is different, so it’s important that students are aware of what they need to do for their work placement. The Preparing for Work Placement video provides students with tips and practical advice to help them prepare for their placement.

Bullying and Sexual Harassment – while work placements offer students a new and exciting learning experience, there are some serious issues that they must be aware of. The Bullying and Sexual Harassment video provides information about these issues and emphasises that all workplaces should take bullying and harassment very seriously. All students have a right to feel safe at work.

Common Workplace Hazards – there are hazards specific to the industry or to an individual workplace and also common hazards. The Common Workplace Hazards video provides an overview of five ‘common’ hazards that students may encounter during their work placement.