Work Exposure FAQ

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Can students still participate in work experience and work placements?

  • Postpone all existing and new work placements until safe to do so.

Are the Beacon Foundation programs still running in schools?

  • Programs and site tours will be suspended until the end of April. Visit the Beacon Foundation website for information on online programs.

Are the Creating my Career events still on? The following events have been cancelled:

  • Friday 22th May at Paranaple Arts Centre, Devonport.
  • Friday 19th June at Launceston Convention Centre, Door of Hope, Launceston.
  • The event on Friday 18th September at Hobart Showgrounds is yet to be confirmed, updates will be provided closer to the time.

Are the Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA) Hospitality Awareness Days still going ahead?

  • These events have been put on hold. The partner venues and hospitality ambassadors are keen to recommence these events as soon as it is safe to do so. The THA will notify schools when they are able to rebook.

Is the THA Year 10 Pathway still open for expressions of interest?

  • Yes! The program is still open to expressions of interest and the THA are meeting with local businesses to encourage them to take on Australian School-based Apprentices in 2021. The program will be modified and the THA anticipate most of the information will be provided online in the near future. When the work experience component is due, the THA may be able to place students in venues.

Is the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Work Experience Program still going ahead?

  • Placements have been postponed for those due to be held from now until the end of April
  • Placements arranged for May and beyond will tentatively continue to be planned but the ADF will be reassessing the situation on a fortnightly basis.

Is the National Disability Services (NDS) still running their workshops?

  • All booked workshops have been postponed and will be rescheduled. At this stage, the next school event is in June. The NDS will work with the schools they have had already communicated with to look at running the workshops toward the end of the year.