What is the SEE program?
Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) is a free adult education program which helps students develop their language, literacy, numeracy and technology skills, with the aim to prepare them for employment, training or further study.
COVID-19 Delivery Mode Update
The SEE program is being delivered remotely and will resume face-to-face learning on 13th July 2020. Participants must be referred through Centrelink, Jobactive, Parents Next, Transition to Work or Disability Employment Services.
Teachers will maintain contact with students via email, text, phone call and video call or at the Centacare site where remote learning packs can be picked up. Social distancing will be enforced.
What can I learn?
The SEE program can help you to:
- Learn to use technology like computers, tablets and smartphones
- Assist you with everyday tasks like filling in forms and applying for a Driver’s Licence
- Improve your reading, writing, spelling and maths
- Learn or improve your English if it is not your first language
The program is flexibly tailored to the individual needs and goals of each student.
Students can start at any level and learn at their own pace.
What qualifications can I achieve?
The SEE program offers the opportunity to study towards achieving the following qualifications:
Certificate in General Education for Adults (CGEA)
Up to Certificate III level
This is a nationally recognised qualification and can assist you to go on to further education, training or employment.
Course in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE)
This qualification helps to improve academic skills in order to undertake further training or education and enhance employment opportunities.
Course in English as an Additional Language (EAL)
This course helps to improve English language and literacy skills in order to undertake further training or enhance employment opportunities.
Am I eligible?
You may be eligible for the SEE program if you:
- Are of working age (15 years and over)
- Are registered as a job seeker with the Department of Human Services (DHS) and looking for full time work
- Are not a full time student
- Satisfy income support or visa requirements
Where can I attend?
Centacare delivers the SEE Program from the following locations:
All of our training sites are easily accessible via public transport.
When can I study?
Centacare accepts enrolments on a rolling intake basis so students are welcome to join the SEE program at any time.
There are no start and finish dates for the program and students have the flexibility to learn at their own pace.
The SEE program is 650 hours in total and has two study options:
- Full-time: 20-25 hours per week
- Part-time: 10-19 hours per week
How do I enrol?
If you’re interested in joining the SEE program, you should speak to your nearest Department of Human Services (Centrelink) or Referring Agency and ask to be referred to Centacare’s SEE program. Referring Agencies for the SEE program include:
- Department of Human Services (Centrelink)
- jobactive providers
- Disability Employment Services providers
- Community Development Program providers
- Transition to Work providers
- ParentsNext providers
Once your eligibility has been confirmed by the Agency, you can be referred into the program and Centacare will conduct a Pre Training Assessment with you before you commence with us.
Need more information?
For more information about Centacare’s SEE program, please contact us today.
The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business.