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Ability Options Vocational Training and Employment Centre

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Ability Options has been contracted to train 225 Indigenous Australians for a guaranteed job before December 2015. The VTEC model has a strong focus on retention rates and trains job seekers for long term employment opportunities.

Ability Options Ltd is a not for profit service provider established in 1976, and currently staff over 700 people across NSW. Ability Options is a FREE employment services and in addition we offer a range of services to people with disadvantaged background living in New South Wales.

Ability Options is the Vocational Education and Training Centre (VTEC) for the Sydney and Illawarra regions. Our main priority is to increase the employment rate of Indigenous Australians and their participation in economic activities by means of sourcing guaranteed jobs that are with in cultural respective workplaces. Our VTEC team specialise in Construction and Retail jobs but are not limited to these Industries.  Our initiative is to provide individual pathways to guaranteed jobs, break barriers to employment, help reduce training gaps, and provide all successful applicants with a structured post placement support.

Our range of supportive services include;

  • Employment (Disability & Indigenous)
  • Case Management
  • Supported Living (Accommodation)
  • Lifestyle Enhancement Programs
  • Post School Programs
  • Respite Services
  • Individual Funding
  • Clinical Services
  • Transition to Work
  • Allied Health Services

Click here to view more information about how Ability Options VTEC offers tailored support to employers and job-seekers.

VTECs prepare job seekers for long term employment through structured training and individual support.  The support doesn’t stop when someone starts work as VTEC mentors then follow up in the early stages of their new job to offer advice, encouragement and on-site visits. This ongoing support strongly encourages employee retention. 


Program Start Dates

New Program Start Dates will be available soon


Please send enquiries to Lance Edwards lance.edwards@abilityoptions.org.au

37 Queen Street
NSW, 2560

Tel: 02 4620 4555
Fax: 02 4620 7936

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