RGIT Australia has memorandums of understanding (MoU) with more than 70 reputed industry partners to provide its students with practical, real-life industry work placements to ensure that RGIT Australia students graduate job-ready.
We work closely with our industry partners to ensure that current industry trends and requirements are incorperated into our classroom and simulated environment learning curriculum.
Regular industry consultations ensure that RGIT Australia, together with its industry partners, can equip students and prepare them for work placements in a wide range of industries, such as business and IT, health, community services and childcare.
"Over the past ten years, RGIT Australia has been holding regular industry consultations to ensure RGIT Australia's delivery of quality vocational education and training meets industry standards. Indsutry consultations enable us to provide students with relevant work placments to ensure that they are job ready after graduation.
As RGIT Australia continues to grow, and is approved to deliver more relevant, nationally recognised qualifications, the importance of creating progressive frameworks for all academic departments with work placement components is more paramount than ever.
Regular consultations, such as those held in June this year, have seen RGIT Australia, together with our valued industry partners, address the ever-evolving
I can personally assure you that all feedback received is carefully considered within RGIT Australia’s review of training packages to ensure that they are appropriate for students' employment and career enhancement.needs of business and IT, hospitality, and health and childcare and community service industries.
I am immensely grateful to our valued industry partners, and their collaboration with RGIT Australia, in working towards the wellbeing and employability of our students."
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), founder and Director
Consultations, validation sessions, professional development (PD) and "train the trainer" sessions provide RGIT Australia and industry the opportunity to come together to ensure that RGIT Australia's delivery of training is tailored to industry practices.
ECEC Consultation and Validation
RGIT Australia’s Childcare and Community Services Department hosted an Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) industry consultation and validation session at the Institute’s Main Campus on Monday, 3 September 2018.
Glenroy Memorial Preschool Director, Maha Mikhail, consulted with RGIT Australia ECEC trainers, Sangeeta Khol and Rizwana Ali, and provided them with insight on how they could improve student assessment tasks. Ms Mikhail's advice also prompted a number of role plays used in class to be altered to more truly reflect day-to-day operations of a childcare care centre.
Hospitality Consultation and Validation
RGIT Australia held a hospitality industry consultation and validation session with industry experts at its Main Campus in Melbourne on Thursday, 9 August 2018.
RGIT Australia's Hospitality Department hosted the session which saw industry experts, Front Office Manager, Nish Polu, and Sous Chef, Chandra Kumar, from Melbourne's prestigious Stamford Plaza Hotel, share ideas on how RGIT Australia can best tailor its hospitality training to meet industry needs. The experts received a comprehensive tour of RGIT Australia's Main Campus, including its Level 1 Training Kitchen, before an interactive question-answer-session with hospitality students and staff.
The question-answer-session enhanced students' understanding of the industry and allowed them to ask questions such as how to balance work, studies and personal life. Following the session, the hospitality buffet gave students the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and expertise to the industry experts and all in attendance at the session.
The main purpose of RGIT Australia's industry consultation and validation session was to ensure that the Institute continues to deliver real-life industry skills to its students through tailored training. The session also allowed industry to advise on trainer assessments used across the wide-range of hospitality courses available at RGIT Australia.
RGIT Australia's Hospitality Department can proudly claim to be using “best practice” as the Stamford Plaza industry experts confirmed the Institute's training delivery after a robust investigation of its learning resources and curriculum.
RGIT Australia's "Train the Trainer" Professional Development (PD) Sessions
RGIT Australia's regular "Train the Trainer" professional development (PD) sessions are aimed at equipping trainers with the tools they need to delivery quality education, making part of RGIT Australia's long-established staff skills' enhancement.
Information Technology Consultation
RGIT Australia regularly consults with industry experts to update its learning resources and assessments to ensure they align with industry expectations. RGIT Australia’s Information Technology (IT) Department was delighted to host Australian Computer Society (ACS) Manager of Certifications, Henry Louey, and ACS Business Development Manager, T’arne Whelanon, at a consultation session held at RGIT Australia Main Campus on Tuesday, 28 August 2018.
RGIT Australia’s Information Technology (IT) Department Coordinator, Dr Shisir Manandhar, advised that RGIT Australia would encourage its students to take out ACS Student Membership as this would enhance their chances in securing employment following graduation.
Nursing Industry Consultation
RGIT Australia held an industry consultation in Level 7 Boardroom, Main Campus on Friday, 29 June 2018, with RGIT Australia's academic departments and industry partners to share ideas in an open setting. It provided participants the opportunity to discuss academic requirements before guests were presented with a hospitality showcase by RGIT Australia hospitality students.Sessions were held to validate documents of each department. Industry partners of RGIT Australia’s health, childcare, hospitality and business and IT departments were given a tour of each department’s respective practical spaces, including RGIT’s simulated Nursing Lab, Childcare environment and kitchen facilities.
Industry partners were presented with certificates of appreciation for their wholehearted attendance and participation at the event. RGIT Australia thanks all of its valued partners for contributing on the day, and looks forward to working closely with them in the future.
Click here to read Work-Based Training (WBT) Information Booklet: SIT30816 & SIT40516 Certificate III & IV in Commercial Cookery, SITHCCC020 - Work Effectively as a Cook.
Click here to read Work-Based Training (WBT) Information Booklet: SIT30816 & SIT40516 Certificate III & IV in Commercial Cookery, SITHKOP005 - Coordinate Cooking Operations
Work-Based Training (WBT)
Work-Based Training (WBT) is an essential component of many of RGIT Australia's vocational education and training programs. It is designed to include work observation, work experience and other forms of workplace learning. WBT practical placements are designed to give students a chance to perform tasks relating to their course in an appropriate industry setting and ensure that the skills they are learning are transferable and can be demonstrated within a real industry work environment. Practical placements are structured workplace learning that is part of a written agreement between RGIT Australia as the training organisation and a host employer for vocational or further education courses or programs.
Benefits to Students
WBT provides students with the opportunity to:
- learn in a workplace that reflects current industry needs and standards
- interact with experienced workers who will pass on valuable skills and knowledge
- gain a sense of what working with their qualification will be like
- have an opportunity to practise and demonstrate their hands-on skills and underpin knowledge in a structured way
- gain recognition for their skills and knowledge by demonstrating and recording of evidence
- ask questions and learn about the industry and workers
- demonstrate their attributes for future employment possibilities.
Professional Experience Placements (PEP)
Professional Experience Placements (PEP) provides Diploma of Nursing students with clinical placements to compliment RGIT Australia’s classroom-based as well as simulated learning environments.