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Career Pathways

Career Pathways is a skills building program, initiated by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services to help people registered with social housing access education, training and practical support to build confidence and independence in the workforce.

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Career Pathways is operating in the Sydney, Western Sydney, South West Sydney, Central Coast, Hunter New England, Mid-North Coast, and Northern NSW regions.

Our career coaches support you to determine your individual goals and values to help you map your path towards a meaningful career.

Choose to gain skills in:

  • Aged care,
  • Disability,
  • Community services,
  • Business,
  • Retail,
  • Hospitality, or
  • Horticulture.

As part of the program, support is available to cover expenses including travel and childcare.

Client stories

Watch how Career Pathways has changed Marlene, Charles and Susheel's lives, and helped them gain valuable employment:




Speak to our career coaches today

Call us on 1800 931 108 or email to find out more.

Eligibility criteria

You may be eligible if you are:

  • 17 years or older and out of school
  • living in social housing (public, community or Aboriginal housing), or
  • an approved applicant on the NSW Housing register, or
  • receiving private rental assistance from FACS, or
  • living in crisis or supported accommodation.

To discuss your eligibility please call us on 1800 931 108 or email


How to refer clients to the program

Please return the completed and signed referral form to the email address shown on the form.

Referral Form

To access other combined training and work-placement opportunities contact your local Wesley Training office.

Wesley Vocational Institute is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) through the national training authority, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Our RTO code is 90091. Our New South Wales RTO ID is 320418.

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