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Student Opportunities

The aged care sector is Australia’s largest growing industry and is full of opportunity.  Helping Hand is committed to assisting students enhance their understanding of ageing and the aged care environment, and to assist in the development of a future workforce with specialised aged care skills and knowledge.

Each year, hundreds of students from tertiary institutions, vocational education providers and secondary schools undertake student activities with us including:

  • Clinical placements in support of a qualification
  • Interprofessional activities
  • Student-led clinics
  • Work experience
  • Project work
  • Research projects (undergraduate, post graduate)
  • Presentations

Helping Hand welcomes your application to undertake a student experience with us. We offer experiences from Monday to Friday only.

Secondary Students

If you would like to apply for a secondary school work experience opportunity, please click here to complete our online form.

Vocational Education Students

If you are seeking a placement for a Cert II, III, IV or Diploma please click here to complete our online form.

University Students

If you have already been allocated a placement at Helping Hand and would like additional information about your upcoming placement please send an email to the Student Participation team.

For all other university enquiries about student activities please send an email to the Student Participation team.



For general enquiries about student activities at Helping Hand, please send us an email.


Student Privacy Statement

So that we can process your enquiry for placement with Helping Hand, we will need to obtain information from you. Download this document to read what information we obtain, and how it is dealt with.


Contact us today on 1300 653 600