The program will assist you through a number of preparatory courses including Ready-Set-Go and will equip you to apply for and secure employment. We specialise in hands-on training and work experience opportunities with the following in-house programs; BariStars Cafe, warehouse, retail, cleaning and gardening.
If you’re a school leaver, our SLES service can support you to gain the skills, knowledge and work experience you’ll need to succeed at work.
Individual and tailored supports include:
Here are what some of the participants have to say:
"This place feels like home to me. I love the school holiday programs" - Justin
"I enjoy spending time with likeminded people here" - Maria
"I love the socials because we dance and take part in so many different activities. At the last Open Day, I played drums for everyone" - Tom
Ready-Set-Go prepares participants for life in the workforce and provides practical assistance to help them apply for, and secure, employment.
Participants will learn about:
Participants learn skills in a warehouse environment, designed to carry out specific work-related tasks; safely, methodically and to the standards required in a commercial warehouse including:
This program is made possible by our generous partners.
As a part of our SLES program, participants receive training and firsthand experience within our Supported Employment Business Services. CatholicCare’s Supported Employment program
BariStars Café Program
Managing or working in a café can open doors you may never have expected. Our educators work with program participants to build their skills and gain the experience required to successfully manage a café.
Learning skills include:
Gardening and Cleaning Program
SLES participants are given the opportunity to join our gardening and cleaning crews for real on-the-job training and experience, where they can develop the skills and confidence to deliver a first-rate job.
Once fully trained and qualified, they are supported in their journey to become a part of our experienced cleaning or gardening team. Each program will promote a thorough understanding in:
To find out more or to book a tour of our facilities call our team on 13 18 19 or complete the form below.
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A member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible regarding the School Leavers Employment Support program. If you need support, in the meantime, please call our CCareline (8am-6pm Mon-Fri) on 13 18 19 and quote your reference number: TICKET