Have you recently finished school?

Moving from school to the workplace is an exciting change that can come with a mix of emotions. Afford is here to help you strengthen the skills you need for the workplace and discover the path that’s right for you.

Our SLES program will equip you with the skills, knowledge and real-world experience for you to enter work or further training with confidence. Whether you’re eager to join the workforce straight away, or are thinking of doing some further study or training, SLES

We connect you to employers in different industries

Our Trainers will open you to a world of opportunities through work experience, internship opportunities and industry visits.

At each industry visit you can meet employers, see what a day in their life looks like and get some hands-on training, whether it’s retail, farming, customer service, hospitality or entertainment, we will give you a taste of different industries so you can decide what career path you want to take.

We help you get ready for the world of work

Our team listen to your goals and together we develop a personalised plan which we regularly review with you and your circle of support and could include:

  • Creating a resume and cover letter
  • Job application and job seeking skills
  • Communicating to an employer
  • Developing work ready skills e.g. Money handling, barista training
  • Developing customer service experience

What’s the latest at Afford?

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