Shaping young careers
Work Placement Service Provider Program (WPSP)
Western Student Connections coordinates Work Placement for HSC VET students, for the NSW Department of Education, Catholic Schools NSW and the Association of Independent Schools, across Service Regions J and K.

Supporting schools, students and employers in the Central West, Orana and Far West regions of Western NSW

Are your students work ready? Are you aware of your responsibilities?

Have you prepared your students in line with the Work Health & Safety Laws? Please visit these sites to find out more:

Have students completed the online Work Placement Ready Certificate at
Teachers can log on to and check on students' progress and also access their Certificates.
Contact your Work Placement Coordinator for access.

To check on student registrations, teachers can have access to the WSC Pathways Cloud database. Contact your Work Placement Coordinator for your Log In details

Simulation for Work Placement

Western Student Connections can assist teachers who want to provide a simulated environment for work placement and assessment.
We can provide a Student Placement Record for the duration of the simulation. Contact your WSC Work Placement coordinator for assistance.
Examples include:

  • Running a coffee shop at school
  • Catering for events
  • Running an in-school shop
  • A Business environment to prepare and publish a School Magazine
  • An Entrepreneurial Event
  • A school show

Simulation Examples and Resources
WSC Forms, Instruction Sheets & Processes
Forms Suitable Tasks for Students on Work Placement
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