Vocational students honoured at MWLP Awards Night

Some 250 excited nominees, families, educators, host businesses and VIPs attended the MWLP Student Work Placement Awards recently. Students were nominated by their host employers for outstanding performances 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[…]

Vocational Education and Hospitality shine at T-Red dinner

Some 70 year 10,11 and 12 Thomas Reddall High School students prepared, cooked and served a three-course meal (alternate choice) for 100 staff, family and VIPs held in their Auditorium last night. These talented and passionate young people worked alongside guest chefs – Graham Krueger from Wests Leagues Club, Peter Sheppard from Campbelltown Catholic Club,[…]

Students win at Jobs for Youth night

Bankstown Sports was the venue for our most recent Jobs for Youth night. Approximately two hundred young people, parents, carers and educators attended. My Gateway, one of the region’s largest employers of trainees and apprentices addressed the audience on the benefits of undertaking this vocational pathway. Adam Farmer, My Gateway’s Employment Services Manager, said “You[…]

Business of the Month March 2019

Arex Engineering is located in Picton and has been established since 1989. They specialise in engineering, manufacturing, welding and fabrication. They enjoy giving back to the community and showcasing their industry to young people. That’s why they have been offering work placement to students since 2002. These students are in either year 11 or 12[…]