Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program


If your speaking, reading, writing and numeracy skills are making it difficult for you to find work, go to Services Australia (Centrelink) or your jobactive Provider and ask about government funded training in the Skills for Education and Employment Program (SEE).

CEA’s SEE program is offered at the following locations :

Bundaberg / Burnside (Automotive Course ONLY) / Dalby / Goodna / Hervey Bay / Inala / Ipswich / Maroochydore / Maryborough / Toowoomba

Contact us to find out more:

Phone 07 3457 1234 or 1300 245 645 and ask SEE administration for more information

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Eligibility Criteria

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program provides eligible job seekers; including volunteer job seekers, free accredited language, literacy and numeracy training  with focus on developing and improving your skills to obtain employment and access further education.

SEE training can help you get the skills to get a job:

  • improve your spoken and written English language skills
  • improve your reading, writing and math’s skills
  • learn how to use a computer
  • offer you the opportunity to participate in vocational training
  • offer you the opportunity to participate in Work Experience or Work Observation
  • learn everyday life skills – filling in forms, online job applications, writing and reading letters.
  • search for work while you study

What kinds of things will I study?

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program allows students to focus on building knowledge and skills in areas such as:

  • resumes, job applications and job interview skills
  • writing skills
  • communication in the workplace
  • literacy and numeracy
  • computer skills
  • spoken English
  • business / workplace English
  • employment training
  • vocational training

Clients are eligible to undertake the SEE program when they meet all the following criteria:

  • aged between 15 years and Age Pension age
  • registered as a job seeker, including as a volunteer job seeker
  • deemed suitable for training without any barriers that would prevent successful participation
  • either an Australian citizen or permanent resident or have working rights in Australia.

If you are interested in this training, Services Australia (Centrelink) or your jobactive,  Transition to Work, ParentsNext or Disability Employment Service provider can check if you are eligible and refer you to Career Employment Australia.

Why participate in the SEE program?

  • SEE training is practical, flexible and focused on your needs and goals.
  • SEE training is focused on building skills for employment.
  • You can study full-time (20-25 hours per week) or part-time (minimum 10 hours per week).
  • SEE training is targeted to your level of ability


On completion, students receive a nationally recognised award.

Training is developed based on the requirements and expectations of employers, in preparation for entry to the workforce.

If you are interested in improving your language literacy or numeracy skills, please contact the Services Australia (Cenrelink), your jobactive Provider (JA) or Disability Employment Services provider (DES) , request they check your eligibility then ask for a referral to Career Employment Australia.


Download the CEA SEE program flyer (PDF):

Information for employers about Work Experience