Whether you’re looking to change careers or to learn a new skill, we can help you get started in the care sector through Wesley Employment & Training.
With our flexible study option, it’s never been easier to start your journey in the care sector.
For over 20 years, Wesley Vocational Institute (RTO code 90091) at Port Macquarie has provided people with education and training in the care sector, supporting people of all ages, regardless of their education or employment background. If you’re interested in becoming a support worker, we can help you gain a qualification and become job-ready with the skills and confidence you need to launch your career in the care sector.
Working closely with local aged care and disability providers in the community, we provide work placements so you can develop practical skills and build work experience within a real workplace. Work placements also allow you to work towards your qualification and set you on your ideal career path.
The NSW Department of Education has recognised our organisation as a High Performing Provider. With our training programs, we’re committed to provide opportunities to our students and help you achieve your goals. We work with local service providers in your community, so you can explore employment pathways best suited for you.
• Training and employment pathways
• Available learning options:
o structured 26-week program with face-to face-learning in line with health and safety guidelines, or
o self-paced, online study over 50 weeks
• work experience placements coordinated by the Wesley Training team
• supported learning and additional student support services available.
“During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Garden Village worked with Wesley Mission in creating additional training and an internship program that largely met our staffing requirements while supporting the local community.”
Craig Wearne – CEO, Garden Village Port Macquarie
“From the outset, it was clear that the team at Wesley Mission was listening to our needs and were committed to ensuring all participants had the appropriate skills and training to meet the very diverse needs of our participants.”
Debbie Dyke – CEO, NewIDAFE
“I was having a tough time personally during the course, and I felt that my trainer took the time to care and support me, which meant so much to me.”
Robin, Student at Wesley Vocational Institute Port Macquarie
“Everyone at Wesley Mission went above and beyond in preparing me for work. Wesley Mission is a big part of the reason I am currently in the position I am in, and I cannot thank them enough.”
Brandon, Student at Wesley Vocational Institute Port Macquarie