School Leaver Support

Mid Coast Connect offers individual case management, support and group activities for school leavers through the Regional VET Pathways initiative which is funded by the NSW Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development.

The program is designed to support young people who are not currently studying or working to help them to enter education, training and employment.

The School Leaver Support program is a career planning and work readiness program for young people who are:

  • 15 - 19 years old
  • Residents of the mid north coast region (Nambucca to Great Lakes)
  • Not enrolled at school or in post school education or training or employment
  • Not an active participant in any Commonwealth or other NSW program supporting youth transitions to work

Mid Coast Connect provides:

  • ​Career assessments and transition plans
  • Individual mentoring, advice and assistance
  • Support to engage with education, training and employment pathways
  • Access to training
  • Job search assistance
  • Information on traineeships, apprenticeship and work experience
  • Referral to other support agencies as needed


Mid Coast Connect also conducts workshop based activities covering:

  • Resumes
  • Job Applications
  • Interviews and personal presentation
  • Keeping your job
  • Marketing yourself

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