Your pathway from school to work

Are you or someone you know about to finish school? For Year 12 students and school leavers, Mylestones offers the School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) program to build the confidence and skills needed to find a job. SLES funding is available for up to two years with participants working through a variety of individualised programs designed to increase their work readiness.

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Get job ready with Mylestones

At Mylestones, we believe that with the right support, anything is possible. Our dedicated SLES Coordinators work with each participant to develop a core set of skills that help prepare for employment. Whether you want to figure out what to do next, or you just need help getting there, we will work with you to create a plan to reach your career goals.

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What programs are available through SLES?

We understand that each journey to employment looks different, which is why we offer a broad range of programs to help build confidence and independence. These can include:

  • Communication skills and confidence building
  • Travel training
  • Work experience in the industry of your choice
  • Personal branding and presentation
  • Life skills including money handling, taking instructions and time management
  • Work experience opportunities
  • Motivation and confidence
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Self-employment development opportunities
    and much more
How to use NDIS funding

You can find the SLES program in your NDIS plan under the line item “Finding and Keeping a Job”.

Not sure if you have the right funding in your plan? We can help. Call us on 1800 275 753


SLES is generally delivered in a combination of 1:1 and group based activities. Group based activities are never more than 4-5 SLES clients at any given time. SLES is designed to meet client employment aspirations and build their independence and capacity to become job ready.

SLES is available at all CPL locations through out QLD and Northern NSW. SLES is generally delivered in a CPL or Mylestones office, library, community centre or at your home.

The SLES program is centered around supporting clients who have aspirations for employment however require support to build independence and capacity to become job ready. DES is for finding a job and maintaining employment.

Yes, as part of our service offering we can support SLES clients on the job throughout their work experience until their confidence increases.

All SLES employment support workers have experience and training in both disability support work and employment readiness training.  All hold relevant Blue and Yellow cards and have been through the NDIS workers screening.

Days and times are flexible to accommodate a client’s weekly schedule, however are generally delivered from Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 5:00pm .

We will start by discussing what industry you are interested in, and if you have a particular work experience opportunity in mind. The choice is up to you, we will just support you to make it happen.