The Jobs through Education & Training Program (JET) provides support for learners with diverse needs to support personal development and potentially undertake certificate qualifications. JET is a responsive program that supports partnerships between schools, registered training organisations and community-based organisations to develop innovative training projects that help disadvantaged learners in their local communities.
The program aims to provide education and training support to assist young people to undertake training and develop the necessary skills to access employment or continue their education.
Over the course of the program, JET equips young people with essential pre-employment and life skills, in addition to providing both accredited and non-accredited training to them for further learning or a professional workplace environment.
Participants undertake training related to practical experiences and are connected to ‘real world’ opportunities which enable them to test their areas of interest. This includes field trips to career expo’s, workplace visits, work experience and participation in projects in the community.
The program is open to young people and operates under a ‘User Pay’ model.
JET will focus on assisting those disadvantaged learners who may have left or be planning on leaving school prematurely. To be eligible, disadvantaged learners must also: