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Ticket to Work

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, Apprenticeship Centres, Registered Training Organization, Local Learning and Employment Network’s across the NW region as well as industry representatives (employers).

Students from a range of specialist schools from the NW region of Melbourne have been selected through an application and interview process to take part in this initiative. The Ticket to Work projects have sourced some valuable (and paid) workplace opportunities to undertake the SBAT’s over the course of 1 -2 years (usually for a day a week). The Ticket to Work projects are currently seeking other SBAT opportunities. If you are an employer, Disability Employment Agency or other service interested to support the development of some opportunities for young people with disabilities, please get in touch with of the CTS team members.

We are seeking opportunities in a range of industries but are open to new one’s. Here are some of the common industry areas that young people are keen to explore:

  • Hospitality
  • Horticulture
  • Carpentry
  • Retail
  • Arts
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Beauty and Hairdressing
  • Automotive and many others!

Find out more about Ticket toWork