W118093 - Machinist

Carey Covers

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact CGLLEN for specific details of the student work placement- swl@cgllen.org.au or 5352 3266. A fantastic opportunity for the student that may be exploring the manufacturing industry. Carey Covers can transform antique pieces, chairs or even awnings with Carey Covers wide range of upholstery fabrics. Carey Covers commercial products include PVC and mesh wind on truck tarps made to measure with quick turnaround guaranteed. Carey Covers design and manufacture custom made pollination tents for commercial seed growers. Carey Covers also manufacture and install made to measure shade sails for residential and commercial use.

An opportunity exists for a student interested in furniture making and factory built awnings, tarpaulins and cover manufacturing. If you are motivated and enthusiastic about learning from a team of professionals, please talk to your careers teacher about how to apply.

Skills You Might Learn

Skills attained will include the following;

- Importance of teamwork.
- Time management and punctuality.
- Communication skills in the workplace.
- Experience and familiarity with general building and construction functions.
- Exposure to manufacturing activities in a professional environment.
- Broader understanding of what a design and manufacturing role involves on a day-to-day basis.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students are permitted to learn how to use plant or equipment only if they are explicitly required in the performance criteria or assessment requirements of a unit of competency the student is undertaking as part of a VET qualification. Students may assist or asked to observe trained staff with the following activities:
- Students may be required to complete general cleaning in the workshop and in sales area.
- Students have the opportunity to broaden their work skills by assisting on work projects and learning about textiles.
- Students may be asked to assist trained staff in the many different areas of design and manufacture of commercial grade products.

Student Requirements

Students are encouraged to consider a SWL placement to develop skills learned from their VET/VCE/VCAL subject in Building and Construction and/or Manufacturing and Engineering.
The following requirements must be met;
- Students are required to have a keen interest in furniture and shade sail design and manufacturing.
- Students must be able to spend extended periods on their feet.
- Students must have a willingness to learn and be able to follow instructions.
- Students must be willing to communicate clearly and work with a team.
- Students must be completing a related subject or have displayed an interest in the area of manufacturing.
- Students will be required to complete a daily Structured Workplace Learning Logbook on their employability skills and any related course work applicable to practical assessments.

Dress Requirements

Please discuss with the employer at the preplacement interview. Protective, industrial Clothing including safety boots will be required. Appropriate PPE must be worn in accordance with WHS policy and work procedures.

Special Transport Requirements

The student or the parent/guardian (where the student is under 18 years of age) is responsible for the student’s transport to and from the workplace. If it is proposed that the student may need to undertake vehicle travel with their employer and/or supervisor during the arrangement (including transporting the student to and/or from the workplace), the employer must complete the Structured Workplace Learning Travel and Accommodation Form. The student or the parent/guardian (where the student is under 18 years of age) must give their consent by also completing this form. If transport is presenting a problem, please contact CGLLEN to discuss available options and support that can be provided. Email: SWL@cgllen.org.au Phone: 03 5352 3266.


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Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W118093
Location: Stawell - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: To be negotiated with successful student. To be negotiated with Teacher, Student and Employer- Forms required before commencement are Ministerial Order 55 - Structured Workplace Learning Arrangements; Structured Workplace Learning Arrangement Form; and Structured Workplace Learning Guidelines for Employers.
Added By: Central Grampians Local Learning & Employment Network


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