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The VET Summit is held in conjunction with the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Expo, your students will gain early VIP access to the Expo at 1:15pm before it opens to the general public at 3-8pm.
- Acquire skills to help them get the most out of their HSC VET work placements
- Receive valuable first hand advice from host employers, tips and tricks on how to succeed in the workplace
- Meet up to 20 employers in less than an hour in the speed networking session
- Sign up for an apprenticeship or traineeship with employers on the day (Year 10-12)
- Receive valuable resources useful throughout their career, from workplacements to part time and full time jobs post high school.
- Students receive for FREE, 12 months online access to The Careers Department
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If I complete the EOI, is my school obligated to attend?
No, there is no obligation, by completing the EOI, your school will be on the shortlist to receive the official registration form, which will be sent to schools registered on the EOI list in early term 2.
Why should I complete the EOI? Won’t my school receive the official registration form in term 2 anyway?
If there is an oversubscription, where the demand exceeds the spots available, then only schools that completed the EOI will receive an invitation.
What is the VET Summit?
It is a one day event, from 9:30am to 2:30pm where your VET students will meet and interact with employers throughout the day. This includes interactive Career Workshops, VET Industry Q&A Panel and Speed Networking.
How is the VET Summit different from a regular career expo?
Your students will acquire skills to help them get the most out of their Workplacements.
Your students will get valuable first hand advice from host employers, tips and tricks on how to succeed in the workplace, meet up to 20 employers in less than an hour. Students will also receive valuable resources that they will find useful throughout their career, from workplacements to part time and full time jobs post high school.
Because the VET Summit is held in conjunction with the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Expo, your students will gain VIP access to the Expo at 1:15pm before it is open to the general public at 3pm.
Who should attend?
Year 11 students will benefit the most by attending the VET Summit. However, if your Year 11 students are unable to attend, you can nominate Year 12 students, especially those wanting to start an apprenticeship.
Which schools are attending?
SWC is the Workplacement provider for all High Schools in Region E, (Fairfield, Liverpool and parts of Cumberland City Councils) including NSW DoE, Sydney Catholic Schools and Independent Schools.
Is transport provided?
Transport is currently not provided. However, if this is an obstacle to your school attending the VET Summit, then please state this on the EOI.
How much will it cost / why is it free?
The event is free to attended. SWC is offering this as a value added component of the Work Ready Program to provide students with the information and skills they need to successfully complete their workplacements.
How many students & teachers can I bring?
This will depend on the overall demand, the total number of students for the entire event might be from 50 up to 300.
Please indicate on the EOI the estimated number of teachers and students your school plans to bring. We will try to accommodate your request.
This will help us determine any limits on the final number of teachers and students allocated.
Your school will be notified by the start of term 3 along with the final numbers that have been allocated to your school.
Is it COVID-SAFE?
Yes, the wellbeing of our participants remains our highest priority. COVID-19 measures are implemented in accordance with the latest advice from NSW Department of Education, SafeWork Australia and the Australian Government Department of Health.
If I have questions that have not been answered, who can I contact?
There will be additional details provided in the official registration form.
By completing the EOI, you will receive updates to help you prepare for the event.
If you have any further queries in relation to the VET Summit, please contact Ampha Mammone South West Connect, 9822 9370 (select option 2) or email@example.com