Who are you?
What we do
MWLP is a dynamic, not-for-profit, community organisation.
MWLP provides a brokerage service that allows some 6,800 HSC students (in 2017) to participate in two weeks of learning in the workplace during Years 11 & 12.
Career & Transition
MWLP is a specialist in the provision of career and transition support services, targeting young people and related stakeholders and influencers (including parents, business and industry, educators and training providers and the wider community).
Training & Industry
MWLP has over 20 years’ experience in engaging with business and industry across a broad range of industry areas and has extensive employer networks.
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In the next 12 months alone, experts predict NSW will need another 50,000 skilled construction workers and 19,000 chefs. There’s never been a better time to start an apprenticeship. So head down to the South Western Sydney/Macarthur Apprenticeship and Traineeship Expo at the Whitlam Leisure Centre, Liverpool on Thursday 30 August and get your apprenticeship[…]
Established in 2006, Tagright Electrical performs tagging, electrical contracting and maintenance in industrial, commercial and residential premises. They have been offering Year 11 and 12 Construction students weekly work placements in their business for over four years. Owner, Bhagat Singh says “It is good to help out. Someone gave me an opportunity when I was[…]
Thanks South West Voice for publishing an article on our 2018 VET in Schools forum. It is so important for us to be spreading the word about the importance of VET in Schools. Read more:
As promised the 2018 VET in Schools forum inspired nearly 200 guests made up of VET (Vocational Education and Training) Educators, Group Training Organisations, Registered Training Organisations, TAFE Colleges and Industry from across the state. The aim of the day was to spread the word about the importance of VET in Schools as an excellent[…]
Canterbury Bankstown Torch published this fabulous article on July 2. Celebrity chef Luke Mangan inspired some 270 high school students at our Hospitality Expo. Read more:
South West Voice recently published this great article on a Young Women’s Leadership Program we ran for 80 year 10 girls from Picton High. It was in partnership with the Wests Tigers. Read more:http://www.southwestvoice.com.au/wests-tigers-kicking-plenty-goals-off-field/
Established in 1988, 32 Hundred Lighting are experts in cutting edge lighting, sound and audio-visuals. They hold the Guinness World Record for the largest interactive lighting display at last year’s Vivid Light Festival. Sydney Vivid Light Festival They are also vital supporters of our youth and the community. 32 Hundred Lighting offer valuable work placements[…]
Wests Tigers has significantly increased its community engagement following the development of the club’s first community strategy. This strategy centres on six key pillars that focus on Education, Indigenous, Multiculturalism, Women, Healthy Living and Grass Roots. As part of the strategy for women, MWLP Linking Youth commenced working with Wests Tigers last year to run[…]
270 students and teachers had the privilege recently to hear Luke Mangan talk about his career highlights and what motivates him. The Inspired Series and Hospitality Careers Expo was held at Revesby Workers’ Club on June 25. Public, Catholic and Independent schools attended from Merrylands, East Hills, Ingleburn, Cecil Hills, Hoxton Park, Canley Vale, Tempe,[…]
Thanks South West Voice for the great article highlighting the many successful outcomes from the recent Macarthur Careers Expo held at Club Menangle. Read more:
3,000 students from 24 high schools and 100 exhibitors ensured this expo was an outstanding success. Students had the opportunity to sit and chat with Careers experts. They were linked to Universities, local employers and Group Training Organisations. Jess O’Flynn from Mt. Carmel High is interested in a career in interior design. She connected with[…]
NECA Training & Apprenticeships is a non-profit organisation, established in 1916. It has 5,000 members who employ 100,000 people. NECA currently employs approximately 720 apprentices. They are the industry association for electrical contractors and are passionate about training and young people. NECA Training & Apprenticeships offers work placement to students in Years 11 and 12,[…]
Check out this episode! You’ll hear from two speakers from our Jobs for Youth Night held in Bankstown recently. They talk about the importance of VET and what you need to know about traineeships and apprenticeships. To listen on iTunes, click here: To listen on Soundcloud, please click here:
‘Engaging’, ‘informative’, ‘great connections’ were just some of the words used to describe the recent information night hosted by MWLP Linking Youth. Over 200 students, parents, carers and careers advisors attended to learn about apprenticeships and traineeships and what jobs are currently available. Group Training Organisations, Employers and Apprentices addressed the audience who were then[…]
Thanks Canterbury Bankstown Torch for highlighting the talents of the Hospitality students from East Hills Girls High School who cooked up a storm recently at Revesby Workers’. All part of ClubEDU – a wonderful initiative designed to address staff shortages in the Hospitality Industry. Read more:
ClubEDU, in association with MWLP, ran a pilot program recently for Hospitality students from East Hills Girls High School at Revesby Workers’ Club. Students set tables, prepared, cooked and served a stunning three-course meal in the Bel Cibo Italian restaurant, under the expert supervision of staff from Revesby Workers’. Diners consisted of Revesby Workers’ Board[…]
Back Galley Café and Catering is not only a fabulous café located in the heart of Camden, it is an established community hub. Co-owners Ben and Sarah Von Wartburg expanded the business 2 years ago and now cater for corporate events, weddings and parties in the Macarthur area. They have a mobile café as well.[…]
Check out this episode! We summarise our super successful Jobs for Youth event held in March. Listen in and hear the success stories to be told. For Android users, please use Soundcloud. For Apple users, please use iTunes. Please subscribe and comment on our channel too – we appreciate it!
Macarthur Chronicle recently published a great article on The Long Lunch held at Camden High School. Students prepared a stunning 3 course meal for 80 guests under the expert guidance of celebrity chef Luke Mangan. Read more:
South West Voice published an article on our 2018 Student Work Placement Awards night held at Bankstown Sports. Read more:
32 Degrees Building is MWLP’s April 2018 Business of the Month. Have a listen to this informative podcast today. For more information on this, please click below:
Nearly 200 guests attended MWLP’s Student Work Placement Awards held at Bankstown Sports Club recently. Students were nominated by their host employers for being outstanding during their work placement. These students are in Years 11 and 12 and undertaking vocational courses as part of their Higher School Certificate, where work placement is a mandatory requirement.[…]
Joshua Reid, 15 years old and disengaged from school, attended the MWLP Linking Youth Jobs for Youth Night, with mum Claire recently. Over 300 guests attended the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Information Night, held at Wests Leagues Club, where they heard from experts and learnt about the many opportunities available. Local employers, Group Training Organisations, State[…]
80 guests were treated to an amazing Long Lunch at Camden High School recently. Not only did the Hospitality students prepare, cook and serve the meals; Australian Leading Chef, Luke Mangan, attended to motivate and inspire them to cultivate a career in Hospitality. Read more:
Thanks Macarthur Advertiser for your fabulous coverage of our recent Jobs for Youth Night held at Wests Leagues Club recently. Over 300 attendees had the opportunity to speak with local businesses, TAFE and Group Training Organisations about a wide range of Apprenticeships and Traineeships on offer. Read more:
Over 300 guests attended the recent Jobs for Youth Night, hosted by MWLP Linking Youth held at Wests Leagues Club.The aim of the night was to link young people to careers, with a focus on Apprenticeships and Traineeships. Adam Farmer, My Gateway’s Employment Services Manager said “The event was a huge success. We loved meeting[…]
Tim’s Garden Centre is MWLP’s March 2018 Business of the Month. Have a listen to his funny podcast today. For more information on this, please click below.
South West Voice recently published this article in their online news service. Hundreds of apprenticeships and traineeships will be on offer at our upcoming Jobs for Youth Night. Young people, parents, carers and careers advisors are all welcome. Please register via this website or our facebook page MWLP Linking Youth. To read more, click here.[…]
Welcome to our first podcast! We are excited to share these with you – and you can listen to them on the run! Please click the following to listen on your device. For iPhone users – please use iTunes: For Android users – please use SoundCloud:
Attention: GTOs, Industry and Business Leaders: It’s on again. Only this time the Macarthur Careers Expo is at a new location – Club Menangle. Event registration details will be available soon, but in the meantime, please save the date – Thursday 7 June. Over 3,000 students attend this event. It’s a wonderful opportunity to link[…]
Wests Tigers hosted their 2018 Macarthur Community Dinner last week to celebrate some of the key projects they are involved in. They have significantly increased their community engagement, following the development of the club’s first community strategy. This strategy centres on six key pillars that focus on Education, Indigenous, Multiculturalism, Women, Healthy Living and Grass[…]
Mums and dads – read this game changing article “Is this the end for Australia’s tradies”. Your son or daughter’s career path might lie right here. Read more: http://www.news.com.au/…/n…/4d5a4e4c6d698e0eb41eec8494472c9d
On line publication South West Voice recently published an article on four Year 12 students from Leumeah High School who attended the November BRAS (Business Relationships at Sunrise) women’s breakfast. Read more:
Thanks Macarthur Chronicle Camden for publishing an article on the recent Long Lunch held at Camden High. Talented Hospitality students treated some 60 guests to a superb lunch. The day was an outstanding success. Read More:
Camden Macarthur Advertiser published a fabulous article both on-line and in print in this week’s edition. Year 9 and 11 Hospitality students were inspiring to watch when they mastered prepping, cooking and serving a three course meal to some 60 guests recently. Read more:
Thank you South West Voice for your excellent coverage of the Camden High School long lunch held last week. Year 9 and 11 Hospitality students prepared, cooked and served a delicious three course meal to some 60 guests. Read more:
Talented, articulate, passionate and ambitious describe Rose Cox, who recently won this prestigious award. Rose chose to undertake Hospitality in Year 11 and 12 as part of her Higher School Certificate. A mandatory requirement of this VET course is to undergo two weeks of work placement in industry. VET (Vocational Education and Training) is part[…]
MWLP attended the official opening of the state-of-the-art hospitality trade skills centre at Thomas Reddall High School recently. The centre allows students to work towards qualifications in the high demand area of hospitality, up to the Certificate II level, during school hours. We look forward to placing these students into the workplace for the ‘hands[…]
“Real Estate found me on completion of my work experience”, says Adrian Abrook, Director of LJ Hooker Marrickville | Dulwich Hill | Canterbury. Way back in Year 10 Adrian undertook work experience in a real estate office. He spent 3 ½ days opening boxes of calendars, rolling them, securing them with a rubber band and[…]
South West Voice recently published an article on the recent 2017 VET in Schools Forum. With evidence of a major decline in the take-up of apprenticeships and high growth rates in the Health Ageing, Disability and Construction sectors there is a strong focus on the need for VET and the wonderful pathways it offers our[…]
The Assistant Minister for Vocation Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, launched the Inaugural VET in Schools Forum recently. Over 170 delegates attended including principals, VET coordinators, teachers, students, work placement providers, training organisations, business and industry. Minister Andrews said “This is a terrific initiative that will help ensure students are aware of the full range[…]
Local on line publication, South West Voice, recently published this article on the benefits of hosting Construction students for week-long work placements. 32 Degrees Building give two students every week the opportunity to see if a career in Construction is the right choice for them. Read more:
Companies, like award winning 32 Degrees Building, are always on the lookout for quality apprentices and tradespeople and what better way than to start at school! 32 Degrees Building have been offering Year 11 and 12 students, who are studying Construction as part of their Higher School Certificate, valuable week-long work placements since 2013. They[…]
The Macarthur Chronicle recently published an article on the Macarthur Careers Expo held at the Minto Indoor Sports Centre where thousands of students accessed career information from the many and varied exhibitors. Read more: Macarthur Careers Expo 2017 in Chronicle
Thanks South West Voice for your fabulous coverage of the Macarthur Careers Expo held at the Minto Indoor Sports Centre today. Thousands of Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 students attended the expo and were exposed to a variety of careers, career advice, hands on activities and information sessions with a twist. Read more:
The Macarthur Area Careers Expo is on again at the Minto Indoor Sports Centre on Thursday June 8. This is a premier careers event offered to more than 3,000 Year 10, 11 and 12 students. We look forward to a wide range of exhibitors to attend. For more information please click on the invitation below.[…]
VET Teachers, VET Coordinators and RTO staff are invited to attend the 2017 VET in Schools Forum to celebrate achievements and quality in VET in Schools. Please find your invitation attached. For further information please call MWLPs Business Development Manager, Janelle Henson on 0448 852 762 or 4625 1863. 2017 VET in Schools Forum Invitation
The Inner West Courier published an article recently on the success of work placement at the Novotel Sydney. Rose Cox, a Year 12 student from Strathfield Girls High School, was so impressive she was making guests omelettes and putting her culinary skills to good use in other areas.