About Steps to Success
Interchange Australia is committed to ensuring people with disability receive opportunities to reach their potential through education, participating in the community and the workforce.
The aim of Steps to Success is to help people with disability, injury or health condition to gain formal qualifications, on the job experience, look for, find and keep a job where employees enjoy the same working conditions as those in the general workforce.
Supported Education through TAFE NSW
Helping our participants to gain real world skills and accreditation to get the job they want.
Interchange Australia offers a Supported Education program, providing participants with the opportunity to enrol in real courses through TAFE NSW.
Interchange Australia has established a wonderful partnership with TAFE NSW ensuring each of our Steps to Success participants receives ongoing individual support from one of our dedicated support staff for the duration of the course they choose, as well as the allocation of additional teaching assistants in class provided by TAFE NSW.
Each participant is allocated a dedicated Interchange Australia support worker who will attend classes with them as well as provide additional supports where required outside of class maximising your chances for successfully completing your chosen course.
Work Experience Through Interchange Australia
Helping our participants to gain on the job experience.
Partnering with local business. Interchange Australia partners with local businesses to provide our TAFE NSW participants with on the job training in positions directly relating to the course they have undertaken.
Additionally Interchange Australia has a Coffee Change coffee van (Proudly sponsored by Wingecarribee Council, Mittagong RSL & Moss Vale RSL Club Grants) which is part of the Steps to Success initiative and was founded with the aim to generate employment opportunities for people with disability.
Course Options 2021
Courses currently offered through the Steps to Success program are
- Certificate II in Hospitality
- Certificate II in Horticulture and
- Certificate II in Animal studies
- Individual support can also be provided for other courses you may be interested in not on this list.
To learn more about the Steps to Success program and how we can help you on your journey to successfully gaining formal qualifications and employment simply contact your Interchange Australia consultant to discuss on 02 4868 6688.
“Now I have the skills to follow my dreams” – Thomas, Interchange Australia Steps to Success participant.