Work Placement, Geelong

Student Practical Placement Information

Practical Placement Forms

Practical placement is an important component of many AGB Training qualifications and allows the student to prepare for the workplace by applying the skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to the work environment. It involves more than just observing what is happening in the workplace as students will have specific activities to undertake whilst on the placement

2019 Student Guide to Practical Placement

For all other practical placement forms and information please contact our Industry Placement Officer on phone: 1300 123 242, or email: placement@agb.edu.au 

Placement Durations

  • CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health = 80 Hours
  • CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health = 160 Hours
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services = 100 Hours

Prior to Placement

Before a students can commence their placement they need to:

  • Obtain Working with Children Check and Police Check (at own expense)
  • Return the completed Work Placement Agreement with signatures from all parties involved
  • Be theory competent in the units that are associated with Practical Placement

During Placement

AGB will be monitoring your progress throughout your placement.

After Placement

The student is to submit all placement paperwork, including assessments and log book, to their trainer.

If you have any questions or concerns about placement please speak with your trainer or contact placement@agb.edu.au

Working with Children Check / Police Records Check

 All AGB Training students undertaking practical placement are required to obtain a Working with Children’s Check and Police Records Check.

Certified copies of these documents must be provided to AGB Training via your trainer or placement officer prior to placement commencement.

AGB Training suggest that you apply as early as possible as they can take several weeks for processing.

Please refer to these websites for more information.

Working with Children’s Check – www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au

Police Records Check – www.police.vic.gov.au