Year 12 – Workplace Practices

Length: Full Year (20 Credits)
Contact: SACE Leader

Recommended Background

This subject is highly recommended for students who are currently undertaking study in VET. It is also suitable for students with part-time employment or full-time sporting.

Course Description

This subject enables students to develop knowledge and understanding of the nature, type, and structure of the workplace, including local, national, and global workplaces in a flexible delivery model. Students can undertake learning in the workplace and reflect on and evaluate their experiences in relation to their capabilities, interests, and aspirations.

It consists of the following five topics:

  • Topic 1: Work in Australian Society
  • Topic 2: The Changing Nature of Work
  • Topic 3: Industrial Relations
  • Topic 4: Finding Employment
  • Topic 5: Negotiated.


Students’ performance will be determined according to the subject’s Performance Standards, as outlined by the SACE Board. Grades A+ to E- will be used for reporting purposes.

School based assessment:

  • Folio (25%)
  • Performance (25%)
  • Reflection (20%).

External assessment:

  • Practical / Theoretical Investigation (30%).