To qualify for school leavers employment service with APM you will need to be:
- In Year 11 or Year 12
- Living with a disability or medical condition
- Planning to find a job after school
- Currently not employed for 8 hours or more a week
To be eligible, you will also need to fit one of the descriptions below:
- You attend a disability specialist school
- You attend a mainstream school and receive disability funding
- You attend a mainstream school and are in a disability specialist class
SLES stands for School Leaver Employment Supports. It is a program that helps NDIS participants in their last year of high school to get ready for the world of work.
School Leaver Employment Supports providers offer individualised support based on a young person's individual needs and goals. That might include assisting them to develop job and life skills such as:
- Money handling
- Time management
- Work experience
- Travel training
To be eligible for School Leaver Employment Support, you must be:
- In your final year of high school
- Under 22 years old
- An NDIS participant
APM is a Disability Employment Services provider. We provide Disability Employment Services for eligible school leavers. APM also delivers School Leaver Employment Support in select regions.
Young people who are receiving School Leaver Employment Support may choose to engage the services of a Disability Employment Services provider such as APM. The SLES provider and DES provider will work closely to ensure a smooth transition.
If you are currently receiving support from a SLES provider and wish to transition into ongoing support from the Disability Employment Services program, APM can assist. Contact us today to get started.
School Leaver Employment Support is a program that supports Year 12 students with significant disability to transition from school to the world of work.
Disability Employment Services provides ongoing support for people with injury, illness or disability to find and keep a job. Disability Employment Services also has a program for school leavers called Disability Employment Services Eligible School Leaver.
APM is a provider of the Disability Employment Services Eligible School Leaver program.
School leavers with a disability or medical condition may be eligible for support from a Disability Employment Service provider such as APM.
To be an eligible school leaver, you must be in Year 11 or 12, planning to find a job after school and not currently working more than 8 hours a week.
Register with APM today to find out if you're eligible.
When you register with APM, one of our employment consultants will meet with you and help navigate the Disability Employment Services program.
Your employment consultant will talk with you about your individual employment goals, your capabilities and your needs.
Working closely with you, your parents and any care providers, we design a personalised job seeker plan to help you achieve your employment goals.
Our services include:
- Guidance setting and achieving your career goals
- Accessing work experience and volunteer positions
- Writing resumes and job applications
- Help finding meaningful employment opportunities
- Ongoing support in your new job
Ready to get started? Register with APM today.
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