Work Placements

LLENs coordinate Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) opportunities for students undertaking Vocational Education and Training (VET) as part of their VCE or VCAL. Since 2016, LLENs have created over 16,000 SWL placements in partnership with the Department of Education and Training.

On-the-job training
for students.

Our free SWL placement service connects students with employers for an agreed period of days or weeks. The only cost to the employer is $5 per day, with insurance covered by the Victorian Government.
SWL placements are incredibly valuable for students when it comes to seeking future employment. Students who undertake an SWL placement:

A great opportunity
for employers.

It’s easy to offer an SWL placement. Simply contact your LLEN to discuss your opportunity and they’ll do the rest!
If you’re an employer, SWL is a great opportunity to:

SWL Portal

If you’re a student or teacher, a great place to find placements is the SWL Portal. You can search for placements by industry, VET course or location.