Get Work Ready

Get Work Ready is a learning program designed to help young adults with intellectual disability transition from school or other activities into their chosen form of employment.

We offer practical skill-building, social connection, and personal development in a safe, engaging, and supported environment.

Is work one of your NDIS goals? New courses are now commencing in Toowoomba, Ipswich, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

 Course guide

Interested in Getting Work Ready?

Program at a glance

Administration

Administration

Learn basic administration skills including photocopying, typing and an introduction to the Microsoft Office suite.

Technology

Technology

Learn how to use computers and digital devices effectively in the workplace including saving and storing of digital files, setting up and delivering presentations and keyboard shortcuts.

Logistics & Warehousing

Logistics & Warehousing

An introduction to logistics and warehousing including processing orders, receiving goods, dispatching stock and workplace health and safety.

Packaging & Manufacturing

Packaging & Manufactoring

Learn key skills to work in the packaging and manufacturing fields including safe manual handling, equipment use, and how to support production and assembly.

Retail/ Customer Service

Retail/ Customer Service

An introduction to retail and customer service including effective customer engagement, identifying potential conflict and how to organize and action tasks.

Get Work Ready

Quick Facts

  • ✔ Person-centred teaching in a face-to-face environment
  • ✔ Classroom style learning and practical hands-on experience
  • ✔ Courses run for 20 hours per week over 12 weeks
  • ✔ Current intakes at Toowoomba, Labrador (Gold Coast), Ipswich and Windsor (Brisbane)
  • ✔ Program days and times flexible to suit your needs
  • ✔ Build friendships with others on a similar vocational pathway
  • ✔ Gain confidence and prepare yourself for the workforce

Testimonial

“I’m doing the Get Work Ready program because I want to be a support worker to help people with disability. I am passionate (about) helping people with disabilities… helping them achieve their goals, and be treated like everyone else.”

Jessy
Get Work Ready current student, 2021

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What funding do I need?

The program will be delivered in a group-based learning environment. Course costs will need to be covered by NDIS funding supports Finding and Keeping a Job and Core Supports.