Skills for Education and Employment Program
STEPS deliver language, literacy and numeracy training to areas in North Queensland and the Northern Territory through the Australian Government’s Skills for Education and Employment Program (SEE). The SEE program aims to provide individuals with the foundation skills needed to participate in further study and employment.
We work hard to get the best outcomes possible for our students, which is why we specialise in designing contextualised training that best engages our students while improving their opportunities for success.
STEPS actively pursue mutually beneficial partnerships with government, industry, peak bodies, local employment leaders and training organisations to ensure our training delivery meets local market needs. Our success has been in understanding these needs, and importantly the cultural and physiological needs of our students living in regional and remote indigenous communities, or who identify as migrants and refugees, where barriers to employment are at their greatest.
We hope that the training we deliver under the Skills for Education and Employment program helps our students aspire to become important contributing members of their communities.
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Who is eligible for the SEE program?
Clients are eligible to undertake the SEE program when they meet all the following criteria:
- working age (between 15 years and Age Pension age)
- registered as a job seeker
- deemed suitable for training without any barriers that would prevent successful participation
- either an Australian citizen or permanent resident or have working rights in Australia.
Who is NOT eligible for the SEE program?
Clients are not eligible to undertake the SEE program if they are:
- a full-time student at the time of referral
- undertaking New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS); the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) or any other program advised from time to time
- a person who has exited the program and are seeking a referral within three months of their last exit/program completion date, except where they are transferring to a new provider
- current holders of a Skilled Migrant Visa
- currently a secondary visa holder of a person who holds a Skilled Migrant Visa (dependent).
For more information about a course offered near you, contact us on 1300 131 965
The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment.