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Passport 2 Employment

Welcome to Passport 2 Employment

Together with funding from the Marian and E.H Flack Trust and The Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund, we are excited to deliver the Passport 2 Employment Programme to students with disabilities, interested in gaining an insight into the employment opportunities that await them after school.

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What is Passport 2 Employment?

Passport 2 Employment is a 7-week experiential programme designed to provide students with practical skills to prepare them for employment in a structured and safe learning environment.

The objectives of the programme include:

  • Motivating students to achieve their education & employment goals
  • Providing students with skills and knowledge to find meaningful employment
  • Teaching students vital communication skills

At completion of the programme, students will graduate with positive aspirations and attitudes towards employment after school, with a belief in what they can achieve, along with the skills required to plan for their future in the world of work.

What You Need to Know

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn how to write a good resume
  • Prepare for a job interview
  • Develop communication skills
  • Work as a team
  • Practice using public transport
  • Learn how to budget
  • Learn how to manage stress and enjoy work life balance
  • Experience worksite visits and city tours

To be eligible for Passport 2 Employment, students must:

  • Have a permanent disability diagnosed by a health-care professional
  • Be an Australia citizen or permanent Australian resident
  • Receive Schools Plus funding or equivalent
  • Be enrolled in Year 11 or 12 in 2018

Dates & Times

Passport 2 Employment will run three times in 2018  on Thursdays in Term 2,3,4 from 10am to 3pm.

It is important students attend each session, so if other school commitments are on one of the Passport 2 Employment dates then please register your interest for a spot in the next term.

  • Term 2 10 May – 14 June 2018
  • Term 3 26 July – 30 August 2018
  • Term 4 11 October – 15 November 2018

Venue & Transport

Students will start and finish each day at EDGE in Subiaco, with worksite tours and excursions incorporated into the daily schedule.

Students will be required to make their own transport arrangements to the
EDGE Head Office at 38 Hood Street, Subiaco, WA. The closest train station
is Subiaco.

By Week 4 students will be encouraged to make their way EDGE independently as they develop their confidence and independence using public transport.

Lunch will be provided each week for the students and all resources will
be supplied to the students at no cost.

Graduation Ceremonies

The Graduation Ceremonies will be on the following dates at EDGE in Subiaco from 5.30pm to 7pm.

We  invite all parents and teachers to attend to celebrate the student’s success on graduating the Passport 2 Employment Programme. Invites will be sent out prior to the Graduation Ceremony.

  • Term 2 Graduation 21 June 2018
  • Term 3 Graduation 06 September 2018
  • Term 4 Graduation 22 November 2018

Find Out More or Register Now

If you require additional information or would like to register please contact:

Kirsty Runciman on 0400 243 085 | kirsty.runciman@edge.org.au

Places are limited so if you are interested, please contact us TODAY or fill out the form below.

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