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Support to Skills

Support to Skills aims to increase apprenticeship completion rates, by improving the mental wellbeing of apprentices and trainees employed by small businesses in the ACT and regional NSW.


How does Support to Skills work?

The program offers resources and training to support employers in creating mentally healthy workplaces – while connecting apprentices and trainees to free mental health coaching through the NewAccess program.

Who is Support to Skills for?

The program is available to the following:

  • Small businesses and Skillset employers (fewer than 20 staff) – located in Canberra, Bathurst, Dubbo and Orange
  • Pre-apprentices, apprentices and trainees aged between 16-25

More information

If you’re a small business who would like to know more about creating a mentally healthy workforce:

  • Call us on 1300 402 585

This service is supported by the Try, Test and Learn Fund – an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

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