Mid Coast Connect offers individual case management, support and group activities for school leavers through the Regional VET Pathways initiative which is funded by the NSW Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development.
The program is designed to support young people who are not currently studying or working to help them to enter education, training and employment.
The School Leaver Support program is a career planning and work readiness program for young people who are:
15 - 19 years old
Residents of the mid north coast region (Nambucca to Great Lakes)
Not enrolled at school or in post school education or training or employment
Not an active participant in any Commonwealth program supporting youth transitions to work
Mid Coast Connect provides:
Career assessments and transition plans
Individual mentoring, advice and assistance
Support to engage with education, training and employment pathways
Access to training
Job search assistance
Information on traineeships, apprenticeship and work experience
Referral to other support agencies as needed
Mid Coast Connect also conducts workshop based activities covering: