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UCWB Southern Support Worker Pre-employment Program

UCWB Southern Support Worker Pre-employment Program

The Renewal SA Works Program at Tonsley in partnership with UnitingCare Wesley Bowden (UCWB), TAFE SA and WorkReady is delivering the UCWB Southern Support Worker Pre-employment Program offering real employment opportunities with UCWB.

What participants will achieve
  • Industry-specific training, including nationally accredited qualifications in:
    • Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways [FSK20113] incorporating accredited units from Certificate III in Individual Support [CHC33015]
    • Provide First Aid [HLTAID003]
  • Participants will be provided with language, numeracy and literacy support.
  • Work experience placements and real employment opportunities with UCWB.
Participants we are looking for

Renewal SA’s Works Program is looking for motivated and committed people living in the Southern suburbs who are interested in a career in the aged care and disability support sectors.

Program participants need to:

  • be physically fit
  • have a current Driver’s Licence
  • be able to obtain a DCSI Clearance
  • be able to use a computer
  • be 18 years old or over.
What participants need to do

Firstly, contact Heather on 08 8245 7123 or [email protected] before 3 February to discuss your suitability for the program, and register to attend the screening session on 6 February.

After the first screening session, chosen participants will be invited to attend the 2-hour Information & Selection Session on 13 February.

At the Information & Selection Session, participants will have the opportunity to demonstrate their suitability for work in the community care sector.

Only successful participants will be selected for the five-week Program, which starts on 20 February.


Information & Selection Session

When: Monday, 13 February 2017, 10.00am for two hours.

Where: TAFE SA Tonsley Campus, Room 1.G.1, 1284 South Road, Tonsley

Training & Pre-employment Program

When: From 20 February 2017 for five weeks; runs Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Where: TAFE SA Noarlunga Campus, Ramsay Pl, Noarlunga Centre, and TAFE SA Tonsley Campus, 1284 South Rd, Tonsley.


This Program is funded through the Government of South Australia’s WorkReady initiative.

Eligibility criteria apply.


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