Get Set for Work (GSFW) is a personal support and employment preparation program for young people aged 15-19 who have left school early and are not involved in other training or employment pathways.
GSFW is designed to support young people to achieve their life and work goals through a strengths-based, developmental approach which combines personal support, practical training and experiential learning.
The GSFW program covers:
GSFW is funded by the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI), as part of the Skilling Queenslanders for Work program.
The education system has changed enormously in recent years. Young people now need to stay at school until they turn 16 or have completed year 10. If they leave school, they either need to be earning (working full time) or learning (studying full time at school or with another recognised training provider).
Remaining in mainstream school can be very difficult for some young people. They may face a range of life circumstances or barriers that make it difficult to study, including:
GSFW provides personal support and work preparation for young people who, for whatever reason, have not remained in the mainstream school system.
GSFW aims to support all young people aged 15-19 in Brisbane’s north who are not employed or participating in recognised training. Read more about participating in GSFW.
GSFW is located at 155 Rainbow Street, Sandgate (just next door to Sandgate Community Centre).
You can catch the train to Sandgate station or catch the 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, of 326 bus routes.
Ph: (07) 3269 0044
Fax: 1300 238 861 Attention: GSFW