A work placement is a period of supervised work, where you’ll have the opportunity to experience working in a specific role with an organisation.
SAHSSI has two intake placement programs each year and they are as follows:
Intake 1 - 3rd week in November (placement interview end of November)
Intake 2 - 1st week in June (placement interview 3rd week in June)
If you are studying Certificate IV in Community Services and/or above and you would like to request student-placement with SAHSSI, please fill in the form below and we will be in contact with you during our intake period.
In order to assist you with student placements we will request a current working with children’s check (WWCC) and date of birth.
Please review our Student Placement with SAHSSI Information Sheet for information on our placement program. If your placement application progresses to the interview stage, you may be asked the following questions:
What made you select SAHSSI for your placement? What are your interests?
What are your goals or expectations of student placement?
Do you have a prior experience working in welfare or community services? If so, please describe briefly.
Have you worked before? What was/ is your experience of employment?
Do you anticipate any challenges with taking on student placement based on the information above?
How many hours of placement do you need to complete with SAHSSI? What days and hours do you wish to undertake placement?
What is your location preference: Shoalhaven or Illawarra?