Learning by doing – Real Industry Job Interviews at Wyndham

Applying for a job and preparing for an interview can be a difficult thing to do.  Being able to talk about yourself and manage your nerves is a skill most people struggle with.  Students from years 10, 11 and 12 at Warringa Park School have had a chance to improve their job seeking skills thanks […]

CTS Career Connections @ Croxton School

A Case Study on the implemention of CTS Career Connections at Croxton School   About CTS Career Connections The CTS Career Connections Talent Community is an online portal for specialist school students and staff and other stakeholders across Melbourne’s North West. The portal provides members with access to features including a list of current entry […]

Career Connections Features

CTS Career Connections is a user friendly portal to assist young people with disabilities to explore career development and search for jobs.  Some of the features of the portal include: A listing of current, entry level jobs that can be searched by key word, location and industry Useful links to resources such as myfuture, Strengthened […]

Ben’s employers, Direct Plants

Direct Plants in Greenvale employed Ben, a student from Hume Valley as part of the Ticket to Work program.  In this video Christian and Chantal talk about what made this a successful placement.

Inspiring Real Futures Forum 2015

CTS are excited to announce the Inspiring Real Futures Forum, to be held on Tuesday October 27 at the Treacy Centre in Parkville. The Inspiring Real Futures 2015 forum will bring together stakeholders from specialist schools, further education and training providers, industry, community services providers and people committed to improving post school outcomes for young […]

Ticket to Work

Ticket to Work seeking SBAT opportunities

Ticket to Work is a national initiative which takes a partnership approach to improving School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SBAT’s) for young people with disabilities. CTS is rolling out pilot Ticket to Work projects across Melbourne’s North and West region. Each pilot has established working parties incorporating stakeholders from organisations such as Disability Employment Service, […]

Watch Alex video

A parent’s perspective

Watch an interview with Alex’s Mum Cathie to find out how she coped with Alex growing up and watching him face the challenges of achieving employment in the real world. Cathie helped Alex secure his dream job working in hospitality at the Boathouse Restaurant in Maribyrnong. Cathie emphasises how important it is that young people like […]

Adrian’s achievements

Watch an inspirational video presentation by Adrian, young adult mentor and ambassador for people with disabilities. Adrian showcases his many achievements since transitioning from secondary school. His positive outlook on life is much to be admired. Adrian now works as an Assistant Coach at Kelly Sports.