How to apply

This application information and form is for all students applying to undertake an Industry Placement as part of subjects LTU3IND or LTU5IND or the Industry Placement Minor.

Your application will need to be approved by the Subject Coordinator and WBL agreement has been completed before you can commence your placement. If you do not have your placement approved and all paperwork signed before census date you may need to withdraw your enrolment from the standalone elective subjects LTU3IND or LTU5IND.

Please note you cannot commence your placement  until a WBL agreement has been completed and you have received a final confirmation email with a start date to commence placement.

Compliance Requirements

Your potential workplace may require you to have certain checks, documentation, or certificates. For example, you may need to apply for one (or more) of the following:

  • Police Check
  • Working With Children Check
  • First Aid/CPR certification
  • Immunisations


You cannot start placement until any required checks are completed. Allow 4-6 weeks for checks to be completed.
If applying with a self-sourced placement, you will need to:
  1. Speak with the organisation that you have identified
  2. Discuss the placement project, planned dates and compliance needs with the organisation. Make sure you discuss whether your placement can be done remotely (i.e. working from home) in the instance Victoria returns to stricter lockdown conditions.
  3. Ask your organisation to complete the self-sourced Position Description and attach this to the online application form (below).
  4. Wait for us to approve your application and advise you of the next steps.
If applying for a university-advertised placement, you will need to:
  1. Read the placement position description as advertised.
  2. Prepare a cover letter for your chosen placement – addressed to the organisational contact.
  3. Use the online application form (below) to formally apply, uploading your curriculum vitae and cover letter.
  4. Wait for us to review your application and advise you of the next steps.

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