Key Dates

31 January

2024 Orientation Day

First day on campus to orientate participants with La Trobe University.

12 February

Program Launch and First Day of Classes

Formal program launch and classes commence a La Trobe University.

25 March

Workplace Matching Interviews

Interviews with Host Organisations begin for participants to secure their placements.

31 March

La Trobe University Census Date

Last day to formally withdraw from subjects without financial penalty.

1 – 7 April

La Trobe University Mid-Semester Break

1 May

Work Experience Commences (Recommended)

Recommended date for partcipants to begin their work experience with matched Host Organisation. This date may vary depending on individual arrangements between participants and Host Organisations.

31 May

Semester One Concludes

Last day of Semester One classes for La Trobe University.

12 June

Semester One Final Assignments Due

Due date for assignments from La Trobe University

22 July

Semester Two Commences

First day back at classes for La Trobe University.

26 August

First Field Placement Commences (Recommended)

Recommended date for the commencement of the first field placement. This may vary depending on individual circumstances and arrangements.

9 September

First Integrative Seminar

First of three integrative seminars. Participants are required to be on campus at La Trobe University. These six hours are incorporated into participant’s field placement hours.

14 October

Second Integrative Seminar

Second of three integrative seminars. Participants are required to be on campus at La Trobe University. These six hours are incorporated into participant’s field placement hours.

11 November

Third Integrative Seminar

Third of three integrative seminars. Participants are required to be on campus at La Trobe University. These six hours are incorporated into participant’s field placement hours.

29 November

Semester Two and First Field Placement Conclude

Conclusion of Semester Two at La Trobe University. Scheduled finish of participant’s first Field Placement (this may vary depending on individual circumstances).

31 December

Bursary Payments Conclude

Final date for bursary payments from the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare.