As teens and young adults begin transitioning out of school and preparing for the workforce, many school leavers lack the resources and support to find their next step in life. If you’re searching for resources to improve your career and life pathway, Mid Coast Connect can help.
We offer workshops to help develop skills for the workplace, like building a resume or preparing for an interview. We connect you with opportunities for work placement to develop hands-on experience with industry professionals. We provide resources for finding jobs or apprenticeships to give you some direction.
Our free workshops offer you with the resources and skills to better your chances at standing out to potential employers.
Our work placement opportunities are a great way to gain practical job and career skills through hands-on experience in the workplace.
Students leaving school are looking for different things. Whether that’s education, training, or employment, we offer support to help you transition.
Our additional resources include finding job contacts, career advice, local partnerships, training opportunities, work programs, educational funding, and more.
Leaving school is a huge step toward becoming an adult. Teens and young adults who have decided that university is not the right step for them have a particularly hard time finding direction. This is where Mid Coast Connect comes in.
Although you may not know what you want to do, there are plenty of opportunities out there. It can be hard to find them, which is why we’ve worked hard to find convenient ways to connect you with the resources and opportunities. This way, we can find the path that’s right for you.
You might be a hands-on individual looking for a chance to dig in and learn what it takes through work experience.
Perhaps you don’t know where to start when it comes to building your resume.
Maybe you’re not sure what to look for in a job search.
Discover how Mid Coast Connect can help.
Our free career and work readiness workshops are the perfect way to give you an edge on the competition and find out how to increase your chances of finding the ideal job for you and getting hired. Find out what you need to know about putting your best foot forward.
Our workshops help you learn how to:
Practical skills for vocational careers aren’t typically taught in the classroom. This is where work placement comes in. Seniors and TAFE students can participate in work placement programs to develop specific career skills.
Those studying Vocational and Educational Training (VET) programs can gain hands-on experience to learn key practical skills for trade and vocational careers. The courses typically include a structured, 2-year work placement with a minimum of 70 hours.
The School Leaver Support Program at Mid Coast Connect aims to help students who have left school but haven’t started work. The program focuses on providing individual case management, support, and group activities through the Regional VET Pathways Initiative.
Funded by the NSW Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development, the program supports leavers by offering support for education, training, and employment. Including:
Candidates for the School Leaver Support Program must be:
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