Preparing students for a career in disability

Student placement provides the opportunity to apply the theory and skills you’ve learnt while studying, in a professional and dynamic workplace.

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Student Placement Benefits


Boost your career opportunities.


Expand your professional network.


Gain hands-on industry experience. 

How to apply

To be considered for a Student Placement at Sunnyfield, please complete the online application and attach the following documents:

Document checklist

1: Resume
2: Certificate of Currency – public liability insurance to cover your placement – you must be enrolled in a course to apply
3: Current Working With Children Check
4: Current Police Check (less than 12 months old)
5:100 points of identification (Driver’s license, Passport, or VISA).


Ready to apply?

Once we’ve received your application, we will review it and a Sunnyfield staff member will contact you via email. Please note all documents are mandatory, your application will not be processed if you have not supplied all stated document requirements.

Click ‘apply now’ to begin your career journey with Sunnyfield!

Learn more about Student Placement

How do I apply for student placement at Sunnyfield?

To apply, please complete the online application by clicking on Apply now.

Students who wish to complete a work placement with Sunnyfield will need to provide a copy of their resume, a cleared police check, a Working with Children Check and 100 points of ID.

Where can I complete my placement at Sunnyfield?

Student placement opportunities are available at:

  • Community Services Hubs (Day Programs)
  • School Holiday Programs (take place during school holidays only in Enfield and Sutherland)
  • Shared Living Homes
  • Short Term Accommodations (Respite)
  • Employment Services.

View Sunnyfield’s locations.

Is there a minimum age to complete student placement at Sunnyfield?

Yes, you must be at least 18 years of age to complete student placement at Sunnyfield.

What are the benefits of student placement?

Student placement creates the opportunity to:

  • Gain new skills and knowledge
  • Boost career prospects
  • Enjoy a sense of achievement and fulfillment
  • Develop personally and boost self-esteem
  • Connect to and better understand the community
  • Meet new people and make new friends
How will you process my application?

Once we receive all the documentation with your application, we find out what opportunities are available across Sunnyfield and contact you.

Are there employment opportunities after student placement?

There sure is, we’ve created an employment pathway for students that successfully complete their student placement.

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