Students will acquire skills to help them get the most out of their work placements
Join a group of 600 students (from multiple schools), educators and industry experts, for a day filled with enriching Vocational Education & Training (VET) focused masterclasses, immersive workshops and dynamic interactive sessions. It is a one day event where students will acquire knowledge and skills from Industry Experts to prepare them for their work placements and learn more about career and educational pathways after high school.
- 99.3% of students increased their knowledge of Employer expectations
- 98.6% of students increased their confidence to participate in work placements
- 99.3% of students would recommend the VET Summit to other students
- 97.4% of the teachers said the student engagement was excellent
“The VET Summit has been helpful in preparing me for my work placement by offering valuable insights and practical tips for success in the professional world. Emphasising the significance of networking, skill development, and a positive attitude, the VET Summit empowered me to set goals, be proactive, and actively seek valuable learning experiences.” – Dylan, Cabramatta High School
Event was BOOKED OUT in 2022 & 2023!
“Engagement with students and networking was great. Having the students in groups gave them the opportunity to be more open and bounce questions” – Sarah, Industry Expert
Interactive Careers Workshops
Employers: Set up an interactive workshop to share tips and tricks to succeed in the workplace
Students: Receive Tips and Tricks to succeed in the workplace from industry representatives
VET Industry Expert Q&A Panel
Employers: Promote your industry and give valuable advice from an employer’s perspective
Students: Find out what employers really think, get valuable advice and receive tips and tricks to succeed at work placements and in the future
Speed Mentoring and Career Networking
Employers: Connect and network with 500+ teachers, students and other industry experts. Invest in the future generation by increasing students’ understanding and awareness about the skills, needs, and pathways into your industry / business
Students: Engage with industry experts, discover broader career pathways, skills and opportunities
Can’t attend as an Employer?
You can still support us by providing Showbag resources & items for students!
If I have questions that have not been answered, who can I contact?
If you have any further queries in relation to the VET Summit, please contact:
South West Connect Events Team
P: 9822 9370 (Youth Team – Select Option 2) | E: Events@swconnect.org.au