Workforce development program

Developed to provide workplaces with work-ready employees and equip individuals’ with the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in their careers. 

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About the program

The Wesley Training Workforce Development Program involves our staff working closely with your organisation to find the right candidates and train them to your organisation’s needs.

Benefits to your organisation

  • You pick the students

Be involved in the initial student screening interviews – select potential staff who meets your organisation’s expectations.

  • Train to your organisation’s standards

Our trainers spend 4 hours prior to the course in the facility learning about your organisation practices and policies.

  • 25 days of work placement

Up to 120 hours of unpaid workplace support.

  • Gain new workplace-ready staff

Students will complete the course already familiar with the facility, its staff and its residents.

  • Police checks, insurance and uniforms provided

Students will be provided with uniforms in line with your organisation’s standards. A copy of student police checks and Wesley Mission insurance information will be sent to you prior to course commencement.

  • Wage subsidy entitlements for new staff

Your organisation may be entitled to wage subsidies for students at the end of the course – Job Active Providers will be on hand to discuss this further.

Program schedule

24 days of the theory component delivered on-site

25 days of work placement

  • Weeks 1 Two days per week face-to-face training
  • Weeks 7 – 11 Two days per week face-to-face training. Two days per week morning shift at the facility
  • Weeks 12 – 16 Three days per week work experience within the facility/service.
  • Week 17 Two days per week face-to-face training and completion of all course paperwork
  • Week 18 Facility conducts formal interviews with the students

Contact us to build your trained staff pool now.

Wesley Vocational Institute RTO code 90091

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