KSESC Life Skills

Work Readiness


The KSESC Work Readiness program is multifaceted and is designed to ensure students are confident and prepared for their post schooling lives.  It encompasses both theory and practical elements and is a foundation for ongoing learning.  The KSESC WR program is a stepping stone to more tailored opportunities post schooling. 

The Work Readiness program is tailored each year to meet the need of the current student cohort.  The program may contain:

- Careers and Work Readiness Program

Course content covers – goal setting, employability skills, writing job applications and interview skills

- ASDAN Short Course programs 

Internationally recognised by educators for providing an engaging curriculum that empowers students through personalised learning and choice.  The program includes school based work experience linked to the objectives of the course.  Delivered onsite in classrooms and in the garden learning centre.

At KSESC we may offer:

  • Work Right
  • Gardening

- VET qualifications 

Delivered on-site through auspicing agreements by a qualified trainer and assessor.  Courses incorporate school based work experience linked to the objectives of the courses. 

At KSESC we may offer:

  • Certificate I in Business 
  • Certificate I in Transport and Logistics 

- Edge Employment Solutions – Passport to Employment Course

Course is specific to the needs of students with special needs and dependent on availability through the Edge Employment Solutions company.  Course is delivered off-site without support from school staff. Parents are required to provide transport to and from the venue.

- Community programs / Endorsed programs

Duke of Edinburgh International Bronze Award

  • includes a community service project similar to work experience. 


- Work Experience options

Options may be available for small groups of students to attend off-site work experience options with support from school staff.  These options are delivered by Registered Training Organisations, such as GSI or Activ, and are subject to availability.


- Parent / Carer Sourced Work Experience / Volunteer Roles 

With the Principal’s approval, modified school attendance arrangements can be accommodated so that student can attend off site work experience or volunteer activities.

  • Parents are required to source appropriate activities and liaise with providers.
  • Students will need to be independent in the work environment or have an external support person organised.   The school is not able to provide support staff.
  • Transport needs to be arranged privately by parents
  • These opportunities should not interrupt the student’s current class learning schedule if completing VET qualifications or Endorsed programs.  Students missing days when VET or Endorsed programs are run might not complete the required content or hours and therefore may not gain certification.

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KSESC Work Readiness Program
KSESC Work Readiness Program