Get Work Ready

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At a glance

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 for young people with intellectual disability, in a safe, engaging and supported environment.

Program goals

  • ✔ Enjoy the learning experience
  • ✔ Learn hands-on, interpersonal and vocation-based skills
  • ✔ Build friendships with others on a similar vocational pathway
  • ✔ Gain confidence
  • ✔ Build a positive attitude towards work
  • ✔ Recognise work opportunities available
  • ✔ Feel ready for work
  • ✔ Gain employment

Program information

Toowoomba

Starts July

Monday – Friday
8.30am – 12.30pm

Places available

People with intellectual
disability aged 17 - 35

The course costs should be covered
under your NDIS plan

Course overview

Learning is person-centred and facilitated in a face to face environment, geared to learning and individual student competencies.

The delivery of each course will be split between classroom-style learning and practical hands-on experience in a workplace setting.

The education component will be delivered in a dedicated learning environment equipped with laptops and e-board.

The program offers five core courses, each covering basic competencies and experiences in the following industries:

  • Administration
  • Technology
  • Retail/Customer Service
  • Packaging & Manufacturing
  • Logistics & Warehousing

Further to this, the courses provide the foundations of being work, including goal setting, getting and staying work ready, working effectively with others, building and maintaining relationships, and numeracy and literacy.

Get Work Ready is not currently an industry certified program, however it offers the foundational skills that will prepare participants to move into other industry-certified programs.

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, Core Supports or School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES). The estimated cost is $14,112 per year however an individual quote will be provided for each participant prior to commencing.

How can I get more information?

Click here to get in touch with the team, or call 1800 112 112.