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The Skills for Education and Employment program is designed to help you improve your spoken English, reading, writing or maths skills towards your goal of going onto further education or employment.

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program provides eligible job seekers up to 650 hours of free accredited language, literacy and numeracy training  with focus on developing and improving your skills to obtain employment and access further education.

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

SEE training is about helping you get the skills you need to get a job. It can

  • improve your spoken and written English language skills
  • improve your reading, writing and maths skills
  • help you with using a computer
  • make it easier for you to get and keep a job by improving skills you need for employment, including team work and communication
  • offer you some vocational electives as part of your training
  • give you the confidence and skills to do some further study
  • offer you the opportunity to participate in Work Experience or Work Observation
  • help develop everyday life skills – SEE training will also help you with such things as writing letters, filling in forms and reading to your child.
  • You can still look for work while you are training.

To be able to do the training you must be:

To join this program you must:

  • be 15 to 64 years old
  • be looking for full time work
  • be an active job seeker registered with:
    ♦ jobactive
    ♦ Disability Employment Services
    ♦ have the right to work in Australia

If you are interested in this training, Department of Human Services or your jobactive (JA) 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 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.

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 interviews
  • writing skills
  • communication in the workplace
  • literacy and numeracy
  • computer skills
  • spoken English
  • business / workplace English
  • employment training

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 Department of Human Services, your jobactive Provider (JA) or Disability Employment Services provider (DES) , request they check your eligibility then ask for a referral to Career Employment Australia.

CEA delivers the SEE program at the following locations: Bundaberg / Burnside (Automotive Course ONLY) / Dalby / Goodna / Gympie / Hervey Bay / Inala / Ipswich / Maroochydore / Maryborough / Noosaville (SEE program)Noosaville (Automotive) / Rockhampton / Toowoomba

Download the CEA SEE program flyer (PDF):

Contact us to find out more:
Phone 07 3457 1234 or 1300 245 645 and ask for SEE administration for more information

Information for employers about Work Experience