KIOSC Trade Training Centre partners with the Mullum Cluster to give secondary school students across the eastern region, the opportunity to access a range of VETis programs. The Mullum Cluster is a partnership of over 37 government, catholic and independent secondary schools working together to bring the benefits of vocational training to as many students as possible.
The Outer Eastern Local Learning Employment Network (OELLEN) actively supports KIOSC by brokering partnerships with local businesses to provide student work placements to compliment their vocational studies. Through the OELLEN Workplace Learning Coordinator’s Program, a Project Officer meets with businesses to facilitate work placements for students thus ensuring that students have the opportunity to apply their studies in an industry context. In conjunction with KIOSC, the OELLEN have developed industry specific resources to support student learning whilst on work placement.
Through OELLEN’s pool of industry contacts, KIOSC works with local businesses to expose students to the latest in technology through a range of initiatives including industry visits, expos and guest speakers.