Kids bored over the summer? Watch their confidence soar, level-up their experience and expand their knowledge with Summer Skills free short courses for 16-24 year olds.
What the heck is Summer Skills?
We all know that as a parent you want your kids to be equipped with the confidence to flourish in the complex and intimidating world of work.
That’s why the NSW government is offering a plethora of short courses to empower young adults to upskill – completely free.
Though it might sound too good to be true – we promise it isn’t!
From an Entry into Care Roles Skill Set course to learning how to handle difficult customers, the courses give a competitive edge to school leavers’ resumés.
Diving into the short courses offers an opportunity for your kids to meet like-minded people while finding their own feet.
Future-proof courses in emerging jobs
Summer Skills specifically trains the next generation in vibrant growth sectors like hospitality, construction and agriculture. The program helps students find the perfect course, enabling them to plan for their future. Courses available include:
- Hospitality (Barista skills)
- Early childhood education
- Construction (White card and forklift)
- Retail customer service
- Video production
- Mental Health
Courses in all corners of NSW
With lockdown being a thing of the past it’s easier than ever for your post-school youngsters to be trained on things they’re really interested in, and you don’t have to lift a finger.
Courses are available in coastal locations and country towns alike, from the Central Coast to the Murray, Summer Skills has your kids’ back.
Citizens of Australia and New Zealand between the ages of 16-24 are eligible – as long as they’ve left school. The program runs until 28 Feb ‘22 – so as long as they register before then, voila. Skills for days.
The free post-school courses have been created to help young people discover their unique path, giving them the best start to their work life. Share the Summer Skills website with your kids to help get them started on their first steps into the real world – it’s their oyster after all.