Speed X Manningham

The Speed X Monash initiative is an immersion/SWL program is for Year 10, 11 and 12 students within the Manningham region. It is designed to provide them the opportunity to connect with local employers, learn about occupations and practice interview techniques..

The Challenge

This partnership theme was derived from school consultation where:

  • 73% of survey respondents indicated specific interest in careers and pathways
  • 59% in expos and industry events
  • 50% in mentors/industry professionals

"It was a really great experience getting to talk to people about their employment and learn about what they do for a career."

Student

"The event was very worthwhile. The overwhelming feedback by all students was they wanted to be able to talk to all the employers, or at least more of them,. They were happy to spend a few hours doing it."

VCAL teacher

The Result

This industry immersion/SWL program is an ongoing partnership between Gateway LLEN and Manningham Council deigned for Year 10, 11 and 12 students, and providing with them the opportunity to connect with local employers, learn about occupations and practice interview techniques.

The program features a range of employers with professional backgrounds in numerous different industries, from sports and recreation, to building, business, hospitality, health and more.