At Beerwah SHS, it is a key goal for all of our students to transition into a meaningful pathway of further education, training or employment. To support success for all, our dedicated Industry & Vocational Training Officer, Mrs Forrest works closely with a range of organisations and industry partners to secure opportunities for students associated with Beerwah State High School.
This page is updated on a regular basis with information about current opportunities available to cohorts of students at Beerwah SHS. If you would like to access more information or support from Mrs Forrest directly, please e-mail her via firstname.lastname@example.org or visit her office behind the Resource Centre either before school or during break times.
Mrs Helen Forrest
Industry & Vocational Training Officer
Current School-Based Apprenticeship or Traineeship Vacancies
2023 Defence Force Work Experience Program
The Defence Force work experience program provides young people with an interest in a defence career, the opportunity to gain exposure to a range of job roles available within the ADF. The activities are designed to be hands on and interactive allowing students to make informed career choices. Applications for the following programs are now open:
Defence Work Experience
- Year 10, 11 & 12 students aged 15 – 18 years
- Places are limited, apply early!
- For information: Defence Work Experience Program portal: http://www.defence.gov.au/workexperience/
- Go to How to Apply > Find a placement
- Placements for Army are at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane
- Placements for Airforce are at RAAF Amberley
Individual work experience placements and their details are listed on the Defence Work Experience Program recruitment website
|Defence Work Experience Program (DWEP)||WEP Number||Program Dates||Applications Close|| ||Location|
|Army Familiarisation Program||WEP/00381/23||11-13 September ||30 July|| ||Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera|
|Army Aviation Familiarisation Program||WEP/03783/23||12-14 September||30 July|| ||Swartz Barracks, Oakey|
|Army Familiarisation Program||WEP/00382/23||09-11 October ||27 Aug|| ||Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera|
|Air Force Familiarisation Program||WEP/03775/23||23-25 October||10 Sep|| ||RAAF Amberley|
|Air Force Indigenous Program (IYP)||WEP/00735/23||15-18 October||03 Sep|| ||RAAF Amberley|
|Ex First Look Indigenous Youth Program||WEP/00384/23|| 30 Oct – 03 Nov ||03 Sep|| ||Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera|
|Army Aviation Familiarisation Program||WEP/03787/23||07-09 November ||03 Sep|| ||Swartz Barracks, Oakey|
|Army Familiarisation Program||WEP/00391/23||20-22 November ||08 Oct|| ||Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera|
Students are advised places are limited and are strongly encouraged to submit complete and considered applications as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
See the DWEP website for updates on the program and to apply or see Mrs Forrest for details.