Youth2Industry is a specialist VCAL program for youth with learning difficulties and/or mild disabilities seeking to successfully secure work, training or education

Youth2Industry focuses on the development of student’s personal strengths, interests and experiences to build resilience, confidence, self-worth and employability skills.

  • The program provides opportunities for project based learning and development of industry skills
  • Learning is in a friendly supportive environment with small class sizes
  • The Youth2Industry Program provides practical work-related experience, as well as literacy and numeracy skills and the opportunity to build personal skills that are important for life and work
  • Where required students have access to IMVC Youth Caseworkers and other support staff
  • All students as part of their work placement will be allocated an industry mentor to assist in developing employability skills
  • Access together with parents/guardians to various workshops and resources addressing pathway planning and advocacy needs

To be considered for the program you must:

  • Present with learning difficulties, social/emotional disorders and/or mild intellectual disability;
  • Be a minimum of 17 years old at course commencement and be able to travel independently;
  • Have the potential /capacity to be employed and manage your own personal care

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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The IMVC Mentorship program is made possible by the generous support of the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust.

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