ParentsNext, an initiative of the Department of Education Skills and Employment is a national pre-employment program that helps parents and carers proactively plan their next steps towards study or future employment. ParentsNext participants get assistance to identify their education and employment goals, develop a pathway to achieve these goals and connect with appropriate activities and services in their local community.
Andreia, a Perth mother was keen to establish financial independence and win her dream job - getting behind the driver’s wheel of a bus. She participated in the program and has secured a position with a transport company.
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