Skill for Life - ARC Work

ARC Work offers participants the chance to gain employability skills or options for further education and training.

Skill for Life - Work Readiness

Goal of this Skill for Life: To learn and develop a range of employability skills to assist with pathways to employment.

Program Content:

  • Use of public transport
  • Explore types of employment
  • WHS
  • Interview Skills
  • Resume writing, updating, completion
  • Use of transport
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Information Technology
  • Managing finances
  • Good work habits

Skill for Life - Work Skills

Goal of this Skill for Life: To gain practical skills for employment and potential pathway to work.

Program Content:

  • Hands on training
  • Real work environments
  • Appropriate dress
  • Good work habits
  • WHS
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Use of equipment (vary dependent on work option)
  • Generic work skills
  • Workplace culture
  • Customer service and interactions with others
  • Other specifics dependent on work area

Skill for Life - Travel Training

Goal of this Skill for Life: To learn how to travel independently.

Program Content:

  • Assessment of ability, experience and knowledge at start
  • Discuss the objectives of travel training and what can be achieved
  • Health and Safety
  • Concerns and Anxieties of participants
  • Behaviour
  • Types of Travel
  • Purchasing Tickets/Payment of fare
  • Recognising Bus numbers
  • Getting on and off buses (or in and out taxis if required)
  • Landmark Identification
  • Street Crossing skills
  • Emergency procedures
  • Stranger awareness
  • Appropriate routes

Skill for Life - Volunteer

Goal of this Skill for Life: To learn work skills through volunteering and be a valued member of the community.

Program Content:

  • WHS
  • Types of volunteer jobs available
  • How to identify a suitable volunteer job
  • Develop a basic resume (if required)
  • Interview skills
  • Attend weekly volunteer work placement
  • Hands on training
  • Personal hygiene
  • Appropriate dress
  • Communication and problem solving at work
  • Good work habits