Work Education Department

Alex’s Story

profile-alexAlex was referred to the Work Education Department from Epping Secondary College in 2007.

He started in Certificate 1 in Transition Education and completed this in 2008. In 2009 he successfully completed several modules from the Certificate 11 in Business Administration.

He was then referred to the Work Education Department and completed Certificate 1 in Work education 2010-2011. As part of a successful practical placement, Alex was offered casual work in the Research and Development Department at Hume City Council.

The Work Education Department linked Alex in with a specialist employment agency, Wesley, and with the assistance of the Melbourne Polytechnic Practical Placement team, Alex was able to secure a Traineeship at Hume City Council.

He is now employed 3 days per week and is studying 2 days per week, one in the Work Education Centre and one in his traineeship in Certificate IV in Business Administration. 

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