Professional Experience Placements

Frequently Asked Questions

For answers to most of your questions relating to Professional Experience placements, please view our comprehensive list of FAQs below. If your question is not answered here, please contact

2023 Placement Dates

Click here to view the 2023 Placements Calendar

Important information for current and commencing Pre-Service Teachers

Before you can register into any subject with a placement, you must complete and submit evidence of having completed all special requirements. If you are having problems registering, please go to the Special Requirements page to view details.

Please note that the following special requirements have expiry dates. The expiry date must be a date after the completion of the semester you are registering into in order to be accepted.

The following special requirement must be completed annually. Please ensure you have completed the Child Protection Awareness Training Update for the year you will be attending placement. This is a separate step to completing the initial Child Protection Awareness Online Training.

InPlace Online Student Placement System

Pre-service Teachers can access professional experience placement information and records through an online system called InPlace.

All placements are managed through InPlace, Find out more here.

Compulsory Name Badges

Pre-service Teachers must order their name badge directly with the supplier. It is important to order at least four weeks prior to starting placement.

For details on how to order please view the name badge ordering information sheet here .

Credit for Prior learning for Professional Experience Subjects

For information regarding eligibility and how to apply for credit for prior learning for Professional Experience subjects, please click here.

Application to Undertake Final Placement in the School where you are Employed

For information regarding eligibility and how to apply for a Waiver of Appendix B of the NESA Professional Experience Policy, please click here.