Do you want a job and need to get some practical hands-on experience in any of the following areas - Manufacturing, Hospitality, Retail or Administration?
3 hour sessions, available up to 5 days a week over a 12 week semester
This vocational course delivers prevocational skills training to teach course participants how to successfully move into the workforce supplemented by providing work experience opportunities in purpose fitted work spaces:
• Precious Plastics – Manufacturing
• Meet and Eat Café – Hospitality
• My Retail Space – Retail
• The Office – Administration
• Bottle Cap Art – The Arts
Who's it for?
This course is aimed at young adults aged 17-24 years, who:
• Have a learning disability or difficulties that may be attributed to a mental health, developmental, cognitive or autism spectrum disorder
• Want to learn and practice work readiness skills
Meet Your Trainer!
Thomas (Tom) Joyce has over fourteen years of experience in training and curriculum writing.
This includes six years as a Job Search Trainer, a year in the Solomon Islands as the Assistant Curriculum Coordinator in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, and more recently has applied his extensive knowledge and skills in various roles with Disability Employment Service providers.
Tom’s career speaks to demonstrated application of empathy, social inclusion and social justice values.
What To Expect
This course offers two types of sessions with each session type following the same structure.
Vocational Preparation sessions:
Vocational Work Experience sessions
Where To Go
Our Learning Hub is located at:
17 Traders Lane, McCormack St Manunda QLD 4870
The vocational course operates four small work spaces that provide course participants with work experience opportunities.
|Semester Fee (12 weeks)||1 day/wk||$461.09|
For NDIS Participants, this course is a ‘Program of Support’ in the Assistance with Social, Economic and Community Participation Support Category, including Supports in Employment.
|Group Activities – Standard – Weekday Daytime – TTP||$64.04|
Dates and Times
The course operates 12:30pm – 3:00pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) over a semester.
Semester 1 2023 starts Monday 9th January and ends Fri 24 March.
Course participants can choose how many days per week they want to attend.
Join any time in a semester and complete your remaining weeks in the following semester.