Support, Engage, Connect.
Our Vision We aim to develop a successful enterprise which supports our students to engage and connect to productive pathways in order to lead fulfilling lives and contributes to the community.
Studentworks, is an alternate education program suited to those students who learn in a more practical manner. We aim to provide training in employability and life skills, within our industrial workplace environment, located at 199 Georgetown Road, Rocherlea. Studentworks has been operating since 1978.
Students aged 14 to 16 years and currently enrolled in Northern High schools can be considered for referral to Studentworks.
The program operates in conjunction with local high schools, industry and community groups.
Studentworks is partially funded by the Department of Education and the General Manager is employed by the Department of Education. To remain viable Studentworks must operate as a sustainable commercial business and income must be generated from sale of product.
Studentworks undertakes Catering, Wood, Metal and Warehousing. Some of the products currently produced include steel grates and lintels, outdoor and street furniture, domestic timber furniture, architectural products cut on a Computer Numerical Cutting (CNC) machine, packaging of consumables, corporate catering services.
Studentworks Instructors endeavour to develop positive, respectful relationships combined with a safe, supportive and meaningful real-life industry work place. Studentworks aims to improve student’s attendance, build their confidence, their sense of belonging and employability skills fostering a desire to continue on in education and training.
199 Georgetown Road
Rocherlea, Tasmania, 7248
(03) 6326 4514
Operating from 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Studentworks is open during school term holidays, however, students do not attend.
Studentworks closes for January.