Student Resources

Have a virtual Industry Immersion Experience while learning from home or in face-to-face classes.


Due to COVID-19 directives from the Department of Education and Training, all Term 3 face-to-face Immersions have been postponed.


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Industry Immersion Experience Program

A Guide for Schools

Industry Immersion Experience Program

Guidelines for Preparing Students

Careers in Construction Technology

Activity #6A

Metro Tunnel Website

Activity #6B

Metro Tunnel Website

Careers in Creative Industries

Activity #6A

NGV Website

Activity #6B

NGV Website

Careers in Defence Technology

Activity #6A

Australian Defence Force - Disaster Relief at Home

Activity #6B

Australian Airforce - Humanitarian Suppport

Careers in Digital Technology

Activity #6A

The Bright Side - 13 Ordinary Things That Have Changed Over Time (Video)

Careers in Food & Fibre

Activity #6A

Agriculture Victoria

Activity #6B

Are Fruit and Vegetables Worth the Extra Cost? (Article)

Careers in International Education

Activity #6A

Multicultural Communities - City of Melbourne

Activity #6B

Traditional Aboriginal Ceremonial Dances

Careers in Medical Technology & Pharmaceuticals

Activity #6A

Health Direct - Medicines

Careers in Professional Services

Activity #6A

Janine Allis - Boost juice

Careers in Retail, Transport Distribution & logistics and Postal Industries

Activity #6A

Law Depot - Business Plan Template

Activity #6B


Careers in the Visitor Economy

Activity #6A

Radio Ad Script

Activity #6B

City of Melbourne - Tours

Answers to Activity #7

How good is your work words knowledge?

A Employer = A person or organisation that offers wages and salaries to workers in exchange for their work

B Employee = A person who provides labour for a person or organisation in exchange for a wage

C Employment Agreement = A contract signed by an employer and employee that sets out the terms and conditions of employment

D Full-time position = Ongoing employment of an average of 38 hours per week. The hours are agreed on between the employer and the employee

E Part-time position = Employment undertaken for part of  a day or part of a week, but usually at the same time each time

F Casual Position = A position that is undertaken on a needs basis

G Modern Award = The minimum wage and conditions an employee is entitled to receive for their work

H Pro Rata Wage = A wage that is calculated to match the % of time you spend at work

I Qualification = The skills and knowledge received to complete a certain kind of work

J Apprenticeship = A mix of 'on the job' experience (workplace) and 'off job' (Classroom) learning

K Trainee = A person who is training for a particular job or profession

L Degree =  An award conferred by a University or College that identifies that the recipient has successfully completed a course of study

M Upskill = To complete additional training that improves an employee's skills and knowledge

Useful Websites


Take the first steps to managing your career. Discover your strengths to help make the right career decisions for you.


Victorian Skills Gateway

Leaving school soon? If your next move is into training, the Victorian Skills Gateway can help you find the course and career path that's right for you.


Job Outlook

Job Outlook can help you make decisions about study and training, your first job, or the next step in your career.


Australian Apprenticeships Pathways

The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service - information for people considering career options, employers looking at recruitment and those providing support and advice.


ACTU Worksite for Schools

Features a lot of great tips for students rights and responsibilities when thinking about or entering the workforce