Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) Program

What is SEE?

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) Program is the Australian Government's primary program for helping eligible jobseekers to improve their education and employment skills which will enable you to participate more effectively in training or the workforce.

The program provides up to 800 hours of FREE training and support, usually between 10 to 25 hours per week which is negotiated between you, your teacher and your Job Active provider.

What can SEE do for me?

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) Program is about supporting you during your study, and to improve your skills to get a job.  It will:

  • improve your reading, writing and numeracy skills
  • improve skills needed for employment such as basic computer skills, communication and team work
  • provide support while studying your vocational course
  • enhance employment opportunities
  • give you the confidence and skills to do some further study
  • provide the opportunity to participate in solid work experience to work observation
  • help you in your everyday life with writing emails or letters, filling in forms and reading to your children

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to participate in the SEE Program you must:

  • be between 15 and 64 years of age
  • registered as a Jobseeker, and
  • not already a full time student

You must also satisfy eligibility criteria relating to visa status and benefits

Who can help?

When you participate in the SEE program, you have access to dedicated teaching staff to support you during your study at any TAFE Western College.

TAFE Western also offers support through on-site and virtual Student Hubs which provide information and support services while you study.  Our services are located together, so you can get answers to all your questions in the one place.

At the Student Hub you can get support and information around:

  • course choices, enrolment and your unique student identifier (USI) number
  • counselling and career services
  • online study help
  • library services
  • disability support services
  • student engagement officers
  • Aboriginal support services

Where to next?

If you think the SEE program is for you, the  Department of Human Services (Centrelink) or your Job Active Provider can check if you are eligible and refer you to the program at your local TAFE Western campus.

TAFE Western's SEE Program staff will check your skills so training and support can be started at the right level for you.  You can learn at your own pace and attend training as part of a friendly and supportive group.

Who can I contact?

Take the next step.  For more information contact our TAFE Western SEE Program team

Phone 1300 662 848, then Option 1

Email see_tafewestern@tafensw.edua.u

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