The Look, installation view, Geelong Gallery 2020,
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

The Look, installation view, Geelong Gallery 2020,
Photographer: Andrew Curtis

Vocational training and work experience program

2 October to 28 June

This program is supported by Geelong Community Foundation and the Scanlon Foundation

As the leading visual arts institution in the region, Geelong Gallery is excited to announce a new specialised work experience and vocational training program supporting young people aged 15 to 18 living in the G21 region.

The program is designed for secondary students, to gain valuable learning experience and an understanding of arts industry knowledge, and develop communication skills and professional development through a specialised training program. 

Suitable for Secondary School students aged 15 to 18 years. Including Year 10 Work experience placement students, Structured Workplace Learning programs for VCE/VCEVM (Vocational Major students). The program aims to support a successful transition to further education, training or employment after school.

Key program dates:
Term 4, 2023 program
Term 2, 2024 program
Term 2, 2024 work experience placement (1 week)

Online training program available from 7 October 2023 for young people living in regional, and/or remote areas, or have additional access needs.

Program flyer


If you have a student that would suite this program please contact Alisha Lyon, Youth Projects Coordinator for further information regarding the program.

For students interested in being involved in the program, you can either:

-Email Alisha Lyon, Youth Projects Coordinator and tell us a little about yourself. Including, why are you interested in being involved in the program? What type of skills do you hope to gain from the program? What are your interests?  

-Or call the Geelong Gallery and speak with Alisha Lyon over the phone on (03) 5229 2645.

-Or arrange a time to meet in person at the Gallery (55 little Malop Street, Geelong 3220).