Ready for Work Participants Secure Jobs Upon Graduation

Ready for Work graduation

STEPS Casuarina held a heart-warming graduation ceremony for participants of the second Ready for Work program in 2023. Local employers from Charlie’s and Little Flyers joined staff and students to celebrate the achievement of STEPS’ amazing Casuarina cohort. After two weeks of work experience, nearly half of the participants from the program had secured employment, […]

STEPS On-site Support Extremely Beneficial in Certificate III in Individual Support

Students at STEPS Casuarina recently completed their first manual handling session as part of the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33021 course. During this session, they learned essential skills such as using a hoist and slide sheet for patient transfers, providing pressure area care, managing falls, and performing bed baths. Our face-to-face Individual Support class commenced in […]

Cairns Celebrating International Women’s Day

On Friday, March 8th, 2024, the Cairns Regional Council celebrated International Women’s Day by hosting its annual breakfast. The breakfast included an award ceremony honouring the women of the community and their contributions, impact, and triumphs. Of the influential women nominated, STEPS’ General Manager of SEE and AMEP, Cassie Stanley, was one of the Women’s […]

AMEP Sewing Group Creates Unique Mascot For Palmerston Youth Festival

Palmerston Youth Festival

Every year the Palmerston council ignites the local community spirit through the Palmerston Youth Festival: a celebration of art, music, food and entertainment. The festival’s unofficial mascot is an orange monster nicknamed ‘Tentacle Mike’. This year the council has asked STEPS AMEP students to utilise their sewing skills to transform the virtual monster into a […]

Success Stories: Chloe Excels at Animal Hospital Placement

Ready for Work client

Ready for Work participant Chloe worked at The Ark Animal Hospital at Palmerston for her placement. During her work experience she learned hygiene and infection control protocols, surgical theatre, and animal care and control. Chloe enjoyed her time at the veterinary hospital, but her time was cut short as she had an allergic reaction to some of the […]

Success Stories: AMEP Palmerston Student Hones Skills Working at Real Estate Agency

Ready for Work AMEP student in real estate

Ready for Work participant Nyalueth worked at Approved Real Estate Palmerston. During her work experience she became familiar with using different computer programs such as Publisher and enjoyed making marketing materials. Nyalueth has a great work ethic but needs a little more practice in answering business telephone calls. Our trainer Wendy has been working with Nyalueth to assist […]