What is School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES)?

We understand that finding work after finishing school can be a challenge.

School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) is an early intervention approach for those in their final year of school. It’s basically designed to support your transition from school to employment.

The are-able SLES program helps young people prepare, look for and gain meaningful employment. We work with students to provide tailored, individual services, so you can set and achieve your employment goals. Ones that match your aspirations, interests and abilities.

In other words, SLES is designed just for you. are-able offers individual support for up to 2 years after finishing your last year of secondary schooling. Working together with your family and support network, we can develop a program to get you job-ready.

With over 80 modules to choose from, we’ll ensure a personalised program is developed just for you.

What will you learn that makes you job ready?

  • Work experience
  • Résumé /cover letters
  • Working in a team
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Travel training
  • Dressing for work
  • Preparing for Industry Experience day – Workplace Overview
  • Preparing for an Interview
  • And much more…

There are no limits when it comes to helping you achieve your employment goals. We’ll do whatever it takes to get you where you want to go.

are-able Social Enterprises

As part of SLES, are-able offers employment opportunities in various Social Enterprises across Victoria. For more information, just contact your nearest are-able office.

Find out more about our program