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Skills for Education and Employment (SEE)

20th November 2015

Interskills, the South Australian training arm of WISE Employment, is proud to be a contracted supplier of teaching and assessment services under the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program funded by the Australian Government.

The SEE program provides language, literacy and numeracy training to job seekers who find it hard to get work. Job seekers are referred to the program by the Department of Human Services, Employment Service Providers including the Remote Jobs and Communities Program. SEE was previously known as the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program.

For job seekers
If you are not confident with reading, writing and maths, you may find it hard to get a job.

You may also find it hard to do everyday things, like reading bus timetables and doing your banking.

The SEE program can help you get the job you want by:

• improving your reading, writing and maths
• boosting your confidence.

What kind of training?
You can get up to 800 hours of free accredited training, starting at your own level and working at your own pace.
You can train part-time or fulltime while still looking for work or caring for your family.

We can help if you:
• are from a non-English speaking background and need English language training at basic or advanced levels
• need literacy and numeracy training at basic or advanced levels
• need advanced training for work purposes.

Am I eligible?
You are eligible for the SEE program if you:
• are 15 to 64 years old
• are registered as a job seeker with Centrelink in South Australia
• are not a full-time student
• meet the rules on visa status and benefits

How do I get referred?
To find out if you can take part in this program and get a referral, contact Interskills on 08 8416 6500.

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13th October 2015

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Sophie Mill, WISE Stand Up for Mental Health comedian

28th August 2014

Sophie is a fine contemporary artist who for 20 years has exhibited in Australia, Italy and the USA. She has also published an acclaimed book, The Woman in the Distance, which explores creativity, love, ideas and mental illness – a book in which she shares her experiences of living with bipolar 2 disorder.

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Jen Aboki, WISE Stand Up for Mental Health comedian

28th August 2014

Jen is curious by nature and loves learning. Someday she would love a house with a library stacked to the ceiling with books, both for their knowledge and their beauty.

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Zac Anderson, WISE Stand Up for Mental Health comedian

28th August 2014

Like any 21-year old, Zac loves both listening to and playing music, seeing friends and bike riding. The main difference is that Zac does all of this whilst living with bipolar disorder. Zac was diagnosed in early 2013 after a particularly long depressive episode preceded by periods of hypomania.

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Vonita Taylor, WISE Stand Up for Mental Health comedian

28th August 2014

Vonita is a mother of two who works two jobs and recently completed Certificate 4 in Mental Health at TAFE. Vonita is a go-getter, who loves playing soccer and also has a keen interest in the metaphysical world, UFOs and the like.

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Melissa de Silva, WISE Stand Up for Mental Health comedian

28th August 2014

Melissa was born in Singapore in 1969 and moved to Australia when she was five years old. Working full time as a caseworker, she gives advice to students and provides advocacy where necessary.

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Matthias Nudl, WISE Stand Up for Mental Health comedian

28th August 2014

At 46 years old, Matthias has lived with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and depression since childhood, but this has not dulled his creative endeavours. A member of Milk Crate Theatre, he loves singing, creative writing, acting and painting.

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LuLu Joy, WISE Stand Up for Mental Health comedian

28th August 2014

LuLu describes herself as a recovering serial social entrepreneur in that everything that she has done has personally and professionally had to have a social purpose. Now at age 50, she has decided to completely change direction and is dedicating herself to self-expression and creative pursuits. She sees her participation in WISE Stand Up For Mental Health as an important step down this path.

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22nd May 2014

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